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Real Estate Agent - DWELL Real Estate
Information and news about Sarasota, Florida real estate including Siesta Key, Lido Key, Longboat Key, Bird Key, Casey Key and Lakewood Ranch.

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2008 

This is me and my son Dylan when he was 6 months old. Dylan just turned 4 years old but I keep this photo on my website because I have received numerous emails over the years from people who love it. I have received emails from young families that wanted to work with me as a Realtor because they...
12/15/2008
Who watched 60 minutes last night? Did you see the segment about the second mortgage disaster looming over the horizon? If not go here and watch it - 2nd mortgage crisis. Here are some excerpts: "As correspondent Scott Pelley reports, it turns out the abyss is deeper than most people think becaus...
12/14/2008
Can someone enlighten me on how these Active Rain points works? I will give you an example: This post - Where are your real estate leads coming from? got 36 comments, 854 views, 747 clicks and I received 417 points. Where as this post - 6 tasks to get your real estate website to rank well in Goog...
12/14/2008
The real estate industry has changed over the years and will continue to change. Because of the internet buyers and sellers are armed with so much information. They can retrieve homes for sale, what recently sold, inventory levels, mortgage rates and market updates in the blink of an eye. The int...
12/14/2008
The real estate industry has changed over the years and will continue to change. Because of the internet buyers and sellers are armed with so much information. They can retrieve homes for sale, what recently sold, inventory levels, mortgage rates and market updates in the blink of an eye. The int...
12/13/2008
Below you will see the least expensive home in the Sarasota, Florida area. It is a Freddie Mac foreclosure just north of downtown. It is listed for $8,500. I cannot believe there is a home for sale for this little. I would think an investor would have already bought this as an investment. That a ...
12/08/2008
What is the most expensive listing in your market? The Casey Key home below has an asking price of $18,500,000. It has been on the market for 1,243 days and started out at $20,000,000. Property description: Ultimate Gulf to Bay Estate, Gulf or Bay views from all rooms, privacy and perfection. Lux...
12/08/2008
Here is the photo on my home page. You can see it in action here - Sarasota real estate. I have toyed with the idea of changing this photo to an aerial view of Sarasota, Florida or one of its barrier islands. Similar to this one but not this one: I would not use the one above but maybe something...
12/08/2008
It was down to two houses to this buyer. I am pretty sure the other home was in the same subdivision of Turtle Rock in Sarasota, Florida. The buyer chose the other house and their Realtor gave me feedback, "there is just way too much pink in the home." I agree with him. See the photos below and d...
12/08/2008
What do you think of these photos? This home has only had 2 showings since I listed it about 80 days ago and am wondering if the photos are a problem. I think they are very nice but it doesn't matter so much what I think. This truly is a nice home in the Woodland Park neighborhood in Sarasota, F...
12/08/2008
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