Siesta Key Real Estate Tips, News & Information for Home Buyers & Real Estate Investors Considering Purchasing Real Estate in Sarasota, FL, and her Keys.
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When people hear Siesta Key, they often think of the world famous beach. Perpetually on the "World's Top Ten Beaches" list, this fabulous stretch of sand is powder fine, pure white and made of 100% quartz. That fact becomes especially important on hot summer days, when you can trek barefoot acros...
I'm not one to gloat. Well, maybe my family might disagree with that. As I watch the stories of snowstorm after snowstorm in my native New Jersey, I can't help but point out that I live ... someplace else. I always smile at the friends and family who lament "You are so lucky you live in Florida!"...
When I first moved to Sarasota, I of course enlisted the help of a local Realtor to assist me in finding a home. (I did not have a license as of yet) . I like to tell the story of how I told the Realtor how much I had to spend, and then added "I would love to have a view of the water, if possible...
Living in one of the most beautiful cities on the Florida Gulf Coast is not a bad way to go. We have one of the top beaches, stunning weather, and a sophisticated community with arts, culture and dining that is over the top. Personally, after living in 6 different locations in the United States, ...
One of the great benefits to home ownership in Florida is the Homestead Exemption. If you own a Florida home that is your permanent residence, you are likely eligible for the $50,000 entitlement. The exemption allows for $50,000 to be subtracted to the assessed value of the home prior to the calc...