Marnie Matarese / DWELL REAL ESTATE

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2013 

It happens to all of us at one time or another and today was my turn.  Just kick me for not requesting a pre-approval letter or at least a pre-qual before driving all over hell and back with someone who could not even buy a mobile home.  No worries about my personal safety, had a copy of the driv...
09/30/2013
Kayak Eco Tours in Sarasota.. One of the most relaxing ways to get close to nature in Sarasota is taking a kayak tour and just getting away from it all.  Almost Heaven Kayak Adventures won a 2013 Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor and has years of experience of providing wonderful trips ...
09/27/2013
Wind Mitigation Inspection - How can this save me money on my homeowners insurance? Well, it depends.  And, in many cases, older homes with newer roofs and improvements, often offer more of an insurance discount than the newer homes. Florida was the first state in the nation, in 2006, to require ...
09/23/2013
Just read this great blog by Alan Kirkpatrick from Austin and it reinforced a practice that I use when showing property.  The most accurate gauge of the ambiance of a condo on Longboat Key, Florida is usually the attitude of the people sitting around the pool.    Whether your buyer is looking for...
09/23/2013
  One of our agents came in this morning and was all excited about the possibility of garnering more leads with "Most Likely To List". com.   I have no knowledge of this company and my experience with most web based lead providers has been dismal at best.  I don't want to sound like a wet blanket...
09/23/2013
It's Party Time at the Bayside Pet Resort in Sarasota! Since its grand opening last year, the Bayside Pet Resort in Sarasota has become the premier boarding and day care facility in the area.  The place is like none I have ever seen, sprawling and thoroughly modern, suites for dogs and condos for...
09/22/2013
Don't Buy a Bank-Owned Home without Consulting an Attorney!   Florida Real Estate Contracts are very easy to understand and unless there are special circumstances an attorney is not often needed.  However, buyer's looking to purchase bank owned homes have concerns and questions that are far beyo...
09/21/2013
  What’s wrong with this picture?   With all the money spent on elaborate alarm systems linked to i-phones and screaming sirens that could wake the dead, one of the most common breaches of home safety is the open garage door.  Just because you are home or in the back yard or the pool does not kee...
09/21/2013
  Flood Insurance News for  Sarasota  Buyers  and  Home Owners   No matter how much we manage to work our way  back to an improving real estate market  one thing and then another continues to stand in the path of recovery.   Tom Luzier, one of our favorite closing attorneys, has this to say about...
09/19/2013
  Whole Foods in Sarasota The overwhelming success of Whole Foods in Sarasota is a mystery to me.  From the day it opened I have marveled at how much money people are willing to spend for items readily and cheaply available elsewhere. The parking garage is an obstacle course with the spaces far ...
09/19/2013
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