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February 2018

Found 20 blog entries for February 2018.

To sell quickly at the best price, your home must "show well".  The following suggestions will help make that happen:.


Get rid of clutter everywhere -- especially on kitchen countertops, cabinets and drawers, but also in closets, bath vanities, book shelves, and the garage.  Follow this rule: "If you don't use it, lose it."  Remove unnecessary furniture. nbsp;Clutter makes everything look smaller.  Neat rooms look larger. 

Remember how little furniture was in the last model home you saw. You don't have to buy new furniture like that beautiful model home in the new development -- what you want is the feel of that new model home -- clean, uncluttered, and fresh.

Remove personal pictures and other personal items.  Your

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119 Faubel Street

Experience privacy and quick boating access to the azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico. This incomparable, casually elegant custom coastal home is in a tropically landscaped oasis on the coveted north end of Siesta Key with over 100' on the water the complete island lifestyle. Featuring a great room filled with natural light, soaring ceilings, abundant windows, expansive woodwork and a limestone fireplace. A wall of French doors leads to a veranda shared by the dining room. Discriminating chefs will savor the spectacular kitchen featuring a Viking natural gas six-burner range, cabinetry, stone counters, breakfast bar, planning desk, hutch and chopping block island. Plus, two bedrooms and two baths on the main floor. Upstairs, the master bedroom suite

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TripAdvisor has ranked the best beaches in the U.S. for 2018, and Siesta Key came in at No. 2! Clearwater Beach was named No. 1 this year and there are several other Florida beaches on the Top 10 list as well...

Top 10 Travelers’ Choice Beaches in the U.S.:

  1. Clearwater Beach – Clearwater, Florida

  2. Siesta Beach – Siesta Key, Florida

  3. Ka’anapali Beach – Lahaina, Hawaii

  4. South Beach – Miami Beach, Florida

  5. Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve – Honolulu, Hawaii

  6. Fort Lauderdale Beach – Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  7. Saint Pete Beach – St. Pete Beach, Florida

  8. Hollywood Beach – Hollywood, Florida

  9. Santa Monica Beach – Santa Monica, California

  10. Lanikai Beach – Kailua, Hawaii


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Just Listed! A rare opportunity to live in a historic waterfront estate in paradise. Located on deep sailboat water in the historic neighborhood of Higel Avenue, on the coveted north end of Siesta Key. This significant home was originally built in 1917 by the mayor of Sarasota, Harry Higel. Impressive renovations and additions have been made through the years with special attention paid to the structure's original materials, environment and history. The home is beautifully maintained with a welcoming wide front porch, original pecky cypress walls and heart pine floors throughout, authentic moldings, fireplace and a "sleeping" porch, which evoke a feeling of a time gone by. Cozy comfort, yet spacious, casual elegance a perfect combination of

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864 Siesta Drive

For serious boaters - one of the finest deep-water locations in Sarasota. This is one of the few southern exposure, deep-water homes on Siesta Key's picturesque Bayfront where you'll relish dolphins frolicking at your dock and stately blue herons posing in your yard. With easy access to the mainland and downtown Sarasota, this desirable North Siesta Key location is the choice for the serious boater who values wide, deep water and quick access to the Gulf of Mexico. This spacious home sets the tone for casual island living. Through the private gate into the paver courtyard you'll enter an oasis canopied by mature olive trees and lush landscaping. The home's bright, open floorplan, with cypress accented walls and trim is anchored by a spacious great

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A charming mid-century waterfront home close to Siesta Beach, the USA's #1 beach, and quaint Siesta Village. Lush, low-maintenance tropical landscaping welcomes you to this meticulously maintained, three bedroom, two bath home. An antique brick foyer entry and rough hewn tongue-and-groove cedar walls combine to make this a cozy, island retreat. The large living room offers high ceilings, 20" neutral porcelain tile floors, a wall of new hurricane impact glass doors and an industrial styled wood stove, and overlooks the screened lanai with plenty of shade and sun to enjoy the heated pool and spa. The spacious family room flows easily into the updated kitchen featuring Silestone quartz counters, tile backsplash, wood cabinets, bronze hardware, cooktop

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551 Broadway Street

NEW LISTING... A rare, seaside income opportunity on boating water, nestled between the beach and the bay. This 1946 vintage, uniquely charming six-unit limestone structure is located on a corner lot on one of the original building sites in the Historic Village of Long Beach on tropical North Longboat Key. Included are three separately platted, contiguous lots; two are vacant waterfront lots in this residential community 7009 & 7017 Longboat Drive N. Perfect for vacation rentals, located just .01 mile to the beach access to Longboat Key's famous beaches and the waters of the Gulf of Mexico where blazing sunsets are enjoyed each night. New seawall, no bridges to the bay and direct access in minutes to Longboat Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. In
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