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Home Equity Expertise with Jose Moreno

Understanding mortgage rates and home equity can be pretty complex… but it’s extremely important for homebuyers and homeowners to understand their financial options in order to create their best strategies for buying a house or financing renovations. Jose Moreno is an expert in mortgage origination in the Sarasota Florida area, and he’s sharing details about …

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NEW Details on Peninsula Sarasota

Peninsula has an exceptional location on Golden Gate Point, a private and quiet enclave adjacent to Downtown Sarasota and within a five-minute walk of the downtown shops and restaurants. There is incredible water access from Golden Gate Point and Peninsula. The marina is within sight of where these residences will be constructed, so boaters will …

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Important Insurance Updates

The homeowners’ insurance market in Florida has changed significantly in recent years, and there are updates that you need to know. While these changes preceded Hurricane Ian, the major effects of the storm have exacerbated an already tight marketplace. In the last two years, more than 400,000 Floridians have had their homeowners insurance cancelled or …

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The Latest on Sarasota’s Market

The question that a lot of people have been asking after Hurricane Ian is, ‘should I stay or should I go?’ As expected following such a major weather event, there are prospective buyers and residents for whom the concern of a repeated occurrence is too great, and their interests have turned elsewhere. But for each …

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Design by Human

Meet top interior designer Joe Human and get access to his design guide, one of our exclusive resources for residents of Sarasota Florida and beyond. Joe Human is a renowned designer with extensive expertise in South Florida and New York, one of the world’s most prestigious markets for luxury home design.   Top considerations for …

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Hurricanes and Housing: A Special Report

No two natural disasters are the same, but there are real estate patterns that can be identified and anticipated following a significant weather event. Premier Sotheby’s International Realty Managing Broker Craig Cerreta has released a thorough analysis of historical trends and key factors to consider following Hurricane Ian. To access the full report, click here.

In the Community

After Ian: How to Help

Thankfully, there are a lot of resources deployed already to help Southwest Florida communities – including Sarasota – recover from the devastating damage of Hurricane Ian. There are many people in need throughout our region, and your support of those affected by the storm is meaningful. If you are able to donate financially, please be …

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Top Tips for Sarasota Homebuyers in Late 2022

The latest tips for approaching the new market dynamics as a buyer are to remain realistic and to be prepared. While the market has shifted, it still favors sellers in Sarasota simply because inventory is not yet high enough to satisfy the demand of all of the new residents migrating to our gorgeous coastal city. …

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The Current Reality in Real Estate

Lawrence Yun, the long-term chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS recently surprised a lot of industry players with the declaration that we’re in a housing recession. So what’s really going on in real estate here and around the country? There have certainly been changes and there are more on the horizon, with inflation …