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N. Purcell

March 9, 2016
N. Purcell

Thanks so much for all your efforts in getting both units at Aloha Kai sold. I couldn't be happier. I started to think that this day would never come, but you knew better and were always available to answer questions and put everything into perspective. I really appreciate all of your hard work and  professionalism. [...]

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The Perfect Seasonal or Full-Time Dream Home!

March 5, 2016
The Perfect Seasonal or Full-Time Dream Home!

  NEW ROOF, NEW KITCHEN, NEW BATHROOMS, NEW POOL, NEW EVERYTHING!!! 6625 St. James Xing, University Park, FL 34201  /  $579,000 CLICK HERE FOR VIRTUAL TOUR As you enter through the double etched glass front doors, you will be welcomed into a home upgraded to perfection. Dark hardwood flooring leads into the Great Room and continues throughout the open and spacious main living area. An amazing kitchen/dining area to delight any culinary enthusiast - Granite countertops, wood cabinetry, and tiled backsplash along with pantry and stainless steel appliances. Master Bedroom and Guest [...]

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Sarasota ranks #14 in U.S. for BEST PLACE TO LIVE

March 5, 2016
Sarasota ranks #14 in U.S. for BEST PLACE TO LIVE

We are not surprised that our beautiful Sarasota has ranked on yet another  "top" list! From well-being, to beaches, to our job market... Sarasota has it all! Congratulations to the other Florida cities that made the list with us! Posted on Mar 3, 2016 by ABC 7 Staff When it comes to the most desirable places to live in the country, Sarasota makes the Top 20! U.S. News & World Report ranks Sarasota as the #14 "Best Place to Live" in the U.S. Sarasota was graded 7.0 out of a 10 point scale. The ranking is based off of the quality of life, strong job market and desirabi[...]

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Breathtaking Lake View in the Heart of The Concession

March 2, 2016
Breathtaking Lake View in the Heart of The Concession

This is luxury living at its finest! 19444 Beacon Park Place, Bradenton, FL 34202 Are you looking for the perfect forever home with pristine lake views and the feeling of tranquility? This stunning Lee Wetherington custom-build home is one out of thirty-three homes in a very private cul-de-sac in the heart of The Concession. The Concession golf course was rated #9 in 2008 for "Best Residential" golf courses in the U.S. by Golfweek Magazine. This 3,321 SF home overlooks a pristine lake and sits on a half acre. The floor plan features 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, formal dining room, bonus [...]

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How To Get The Most Money When Selling Your House

February 29, 2016
How To Get The Most Money When Selling Your House

by The KCM Crew on February 29, 2016 in For Sellers, FSBO's, Pricing Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW This may seem counterintuitive. However, let’s look at this concept for a moment. Many homeowners think that pricing their home a little OVER market value will leave them room for negotiation. In actuality, this just dramatically lessens the demand fo[...]

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Siesta Key Craft Festival returns this weekend

February 23, 2016
Siesta Key Craft Festival returns this weekend

Located on the beautiful west coast of Florida, Siesta Key is a little piece of paradise. Siesta Key is home to Sunny beaches with crystal-white, powdery sand that stretch for miles. Shops from the chic and elegant to the hip and funky with all sorts of fashion and a diverse collection of restaurants and eateries. Join us at the 22nd Annual Siesta Key Craft Festival and take in the sand and the sea along Ocean Boulevard and Beach Road as you discover wonderful creations from more than 100 crafters exhibiting and selling their work in an outdoor gallery. From [...]

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Thinking of Buying A Home? What Are You Waiting For?

February 23, 2016
Thinking of Buying A Home? What Are You Waiting For?

by The KCM Crew on February 23, 2016 in First Time Homebuyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing With spring right around the corner, you may be wondering if you should wait to enter the housing market. Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.3% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 5.4% over the next year. The Home Price Expectat[...]

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Lakewood Ranch

February 20, 2016

This 17,500-acre golfing community stands out among the master-planned neighborhoods in southeastern Manatee County. As a community committed to the pre-eminent sport of character, Lakewood Ranch offers its residents the serene and well-heeled lifestyle they require to ace their game. Aside from the three championship courses at the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club (collectively called the Royal Lakes), plenty of open and recreational spaces are also available for Lakewood’s events and festivals such as the Suncoast Wine Festival, Art at the Ranch, Evening under the Stars, and Musi[...]

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Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez on Why Golf is Good for Your Health

February 19, 2016
Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez on Why Golf is Good for Your Health

By Hannah Wallace, 04/02/2015 Play Happy Nancy Lopez on this month’s Guardians Retirement Championship and the health benefits of golf. Nancy Lopez’s Hall of Fame career began right here in Sarasota, when in 1978 she won her very first LPGA event at Bent Tree Country Club. Nine years later, she returned to win again. And now, with children and grandchildren living in Venice, she’ll participate in the festivities surrounding this month’s LPGA Symetra Tour Guardian Retirement Championship at Sara Bay Country Club, which will benefit local cancer organizations. Lop[...]

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Experts Forecast the Year Ahead for Sarasota-Manatee

February 19, 2016
Experts Forecast the Year Ahead for Sarasota-Manatee

Business owners might want to put plans for any extended summer vacations on hold this year. The business cycle is taking on a year-round nature in Sarasota and Manatee counties, says Christopher Westley, director of the Regional Economic Research Institute at Florida Gulf Coast University. Year-round residents, from millennials to retirees, and the draw of the arts, beaches and sports venues are contributing to our 12-month market. In fact, the region now experiences fewer seasonal fluctuations than other parts of Southwest Florida and the state. Overall, Florida is n[...]

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