Few counties have the appeal that Sarasota enjoys, and in many respects, it has been the top destination for home buyers for years. If Forbes magazine’s opinion is anything to go by, Sarasota was one of the few trump cards Southwest Florida played when it stayed afloat while the recession was wreaking havoc on the […]
Buying Real Estate in Sarasota or Manatee County
Are you interested in Florida Real Estate, or specifically Sarasota or Manatee County Real Estate? Call me so we can get started. Let me show you the area and if necessary we can take a trip to the beach.
Buy & Sell Homes in Sarasota with Wendy Lynn of Keller Williams
Wendy Lynn of Keller Williams has Homes for Sale and helps Buyers & Sellers in Sarasota & Manatee County. We pride our business on having an effective online presence which attracts both buyers & sellers and we enjoy working with both types of clients equally.
What a Priviledge it was to Preview Casey Key Homes for Sale
Just a few weeks ago I wrote a blog about previewing homes and the importance of doing so. I wrote about clients who are out of the area and have a short time while they are here to view homes and make a decision. The broker’s tour from a few weeks ago focused on the Siesta […]
Previewing Siesta Key Homes | Siesta Key FL Real Estate
Just like businesses where it’s all about location, location, location a Realtor needs to preview, preview and preview. I sell Real Estate in Sarasota Florida and it’s one of those unique markets where people will fly in and they only have a few days to find a property and then they’re back on a plane […]
Map Search added to my Sarasota Manatee MLS
As an added convenience I have added a Map Search to my Manatee and Sarasota MLS (multiple listing service). It is a great tool for buyers to focus in on a particular area and see what is available. Simply click on any of the pages like “Sarasota FL Homes for Sale” or “Bradenton FL Homes […]
Wendy Lynn of Keller Williams Earns CDPE to Help Homeowners in Sarasota and Manatee County
WENDY LYNN of Keller Williams Earns Prestigious Designation to Help Homeowners in Danger of Foreclosure Sarasota, Florida – June 2010 – Wendy Lynn of Keller Williams Realty in Sarasota/Lakewood Ranch has earned the prestigious Certified Distressed Property Expert® (CDPE) designation, having completed extensive training in foreclosure avoidance, with a particular emphasis on short sales. At a […]
10 Reasons To Get Legal Representation When Buying a Home
10 Reasons to have Legal Representation when buying a home, especially a Bank Owned Property 10. Your attorney will review the contract and all addendum’s for the purchase of your home 9. Your attorney will provide you with legal representation throughout the entire process 8. Your attorney will coordinate with the title company on […]
Leave the Stress of Moving Behind with Keller Williams Concierge Service | Keller Williams Sarasota Realtor
Leave the Stress of Moving Behind! FREE to all my clients Keller Williams Concierge Service! KW Concierge is an additional service provided as a COURTESY to our Valued Customers. Personal Attention and Professional Service! Moving can be one of the most stressful times in your life. Let the complimentary Concierge desk take care of the […]
The first time homebuyer tax credit has been extended….
The first time homebuyer tax credit has been extended…. The end to the first time home buyer has been closing in on us. The deadline to receive the tax credit was to end on June 30, 2010. Yesterday the Senate passed an extension to extend the deadline to September 30, 2010. First time home buyers […]
Hurricanes: Protect Your Windows and Doors
Hurricanes: Protect Your Windows and Doors Article From HouseLogic.com By: Mariwyn Evans Published: April 23, 2010 Improvements that protect your windows and doors from hurricanes can lessen damage and lower homeowners insurance premiums. Hurricanes can be devastating for homeowners. Insured losses vary from year to year, depending on the severity of the hurricane season, but […]
Tips on Painting a Room | Lakewood Ranch Florida Homes
Tips on Painting a Room | Lakewood Ranch Florida Homes It breaks down like this: prep day, prime day, paint day, and clean up day. What is prep day? Moving the furniture, lamps, the TV, tables and chairs to the center of the room and cover with tarps or drop cloths Take picture […]
What You Must Know About Home Appraisals
What You Must Know About Home Appraisals Article From BuyAndSell.HouseLogic.com By: G. M. Filisko Published: March 12, 2010 Understanding how appraisals work will help you achieve a quick and profitable refinance or sale. When you refinance or sell your home, the lender will insist that you get an appraisal–an opinion of the value of your […]
Insuring Against Natural Disasters
Insuring Against Natural Disasters Article From HouseLogic.com By: Gwen Moran Published: August 28, 2009 Your homeowners insurance covers many of life’s disasters, just not some natural disasters like earthquakes and floods, so consider supplemental policies. Homeowners insurance can protect you from many of life’s calamities, but your policy doesn’t shield you from all of the […]
5 Tips for Buying a Foreclosure
5 Tips for Buying a Foreclosure Article From BuyAndSell.HouseLogic.com By: G. M. Filisko Published: March 29, 2010 Get prequalified for a loan and set aside funds, and you’ll be ready to purchase a foreclosed home. When lenders take over a home through foreclosure, they want to sell it as quickly as possible. Since lenders aren’t […]
Market Snapshot | Siesta Key Florida Homes and FAQ’s
Market Snapshot is a free service I provide for my clients. The charts and tables below are from the statistics from April 29th, 2010 for the Siesta Key Area (34242). The criterion was based on a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom homes between $250,000 and $300,000. Once registered you will receive a report monthly on your area.
Homeowners Insurance, Wind Mitigation, and More for your Sarasota Home
This is part 2 from the radio show Gail Shane and Friends from Sunday May 2nd 2010. The show was called “For the Love of Real Estate” and my business guests were Marty Hix and Michelle Woodham from Trout & Leigh Insurance in Bradenton, FL.
Radio Show “For the Love of Real Estate” WTMY Sarasota
On the radio for the first time ever! It was so much fun and went so fast! We had some difficulty with uploading the recording. So here is the Q & A from the show on Sunday May 2, 2010. The theme was “For the Love of Real Estate”. If able we will post […]
No Basements in Florida! | Florida Home Sarasota
That’s right no basements in Florida! Why are there no basements in Florida? It has to do with the water table being about a foot or less below ground! Ok if it can’t be done, it can’t be done. As someone who grew up in Ohio (lived there almost 30 years) I can attest that a basement really lets […]
What does “AS IS” mean? | Real Estate
I have clients here in Sarasota that are selling their previous home in California. They have their home on the market and received an offer. The problem they ran into was they thought their listing agreement had the home listed “as is” and it was not listed that way. I bring this up because in […]