Featured Homes

Bradenton Beach – $2,650,000 Bradenton Beach – $2,650,000

Bayfront Estate – Perfect for an island get away, company retreat or a family compound. This is a unique waterfront complex directly on Sarasota Bay with views of the Sarasota Skyline. Property consists of the main house, a cottage and a duplex. The main house has been remodeled to hurricane specs.  with many custom features consisting
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Bradenton – $465,000 Bradenton – $465,000

Situated in the desirable neighborhood of El Conquistador, this lovely three-bedroom home offers an unparalleled location combined with the luxury of space, serenity, and comfort. Imagine the ease of living only moments away from endless recreational pursuits, whether attending world-renowned IMG Academy, teeing off on the nearby course, or perfecting your serve at the Racquet
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Bradenton – $700,000 Bradenton – $700,000

Lovingly restored to the ultimate in 21st Century convenience, this is a home for those who shun look-alike boxes and caged yards in favor of individuality. Located in the Historic River District, just minutes from world-famous Gulf Coast beaches, this home’s unique personality is evident at first glance.  Follow the curving brick paver path along the
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Buyer Advise

Florida Vacation properties the perfect revenue stream for many investors Florida Vacation properties the perfect revenue stream for many investors

How a Florida vacation rental can benefit for your retirement Nowadays, everybody is looking for a way to capture a new revenue stream. More and more investors find that to buy a Florida rental property and rent it to vacationers is a profitable investment. To attract vacationers who prefer homes to hotel rooms, homeowners should
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Real Estate

Homeownership Changes for Same Sex Couples

As of January 6, 2015, Florida began recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions and issuing marriage licenses for same-sex marriages to be performed in Florida. Due to this change same-sex married couples who own their own homes can change the way their property is deeded. They now have the option of becoming “tenants by
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International

International Homebuyers Continue To Invest

Favorable exchange rates, affordable home prices and rising affluence abroad continue to drive international buyers to the U.S. to purchase properties and make real estate investments. According to the National Association of Realtors® 2014 Profile of International Home Buying Activity, for the period April 2013 through March 2014, total international sales have been estimated at $92.2 billion,
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Bradenton / Sarasota

Record Sales in Sarasota and Manatee County

The year 2014 closed with a flurry of sales in Sarasota County, propelling the annual total to an all-time record of 11,550 closed transactions, topping the 2004 total of 11,482. In addition, Manatee County came in at 7,976 sales, within 28 sales of the annual record of 8,004 set in 2013. December saw closed sales
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Taxes

New FEMA Flood Zones for Bradenton, Manatee County

Bradenton – New preliminary FEMA flood maps for Bradenton and Manatee County can be checked on the County GIS. Becoming effective later this year or beginning of next year. After months of collaboration and the regular sharing of information resulting in preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps, officials with the incorporated and unincorporated municipalities in Manatee
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