Browsing Posts From: Sarasota Real Estate

Five Star rated and a Top 5 Associate in my office!

February 19, 2016 Posted by: Brad

Five Star rated and a Top 5 Associate in my office!

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My Last 150 Sales

January 13, 2016 Posted by: Brad

Thinking of buying or selling? Who you work with Matters. Brad has likely sold or listed a property near you!

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Open House 2575 Ranch Club Blvd

December 30, 2015 Posted by: Brad

Open House Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 1 PM – 4 PM 2575 RANCH CLUB BOULEVARD MYAKKA CITY, FL 34251 Come see this amazing property located in Sarasota Ranch Club, a gated and deed restricted luxury equestrian community consisting of sixty 10 acre parcels. Listed for $1,500,000. Hors D’oeuvres and Drinks will be served. Old Florida oak hammocks and picturesque fenced pasture define this subdivision. Current taxes based on 30 acres two houses and substantial equestrian barn. ONLY Main house on plated 10 acres is being sold. Split will take […]

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Just Sold: 2315 Bashore Rd

Posted by: Brad

Just Sold! 2315 Bashore Rd, Nokomis, Fl 34275 ‪#‎sold‬ ‪#‎nokomis‬ ‪#‎sarasota‬ ‪#‎realestate‬ ‪#‎realtor‬ ‪#‎milliondollarlisting‬ A spectacular bayfront view with western exposure means tranquil sunsets right in your backyard. Approximately 100 feet of bayfront by 300 feet deep on a secluded section of Bayshore Road in Nokomis Florida directly on Blackburn Bay. House rebuilt per 50/50 rule in 1996, raising the ceiling height with new trusses and roof at same time the over sized detached three car garage was built and house hooked up to central water and sewer . A […]

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How accurate are automated home values from website like Zillow and Trulia?

December 28, 2015 Posted by: Brad

Not Very, they typically miss the mark by thousands of dollars.   Here what Zillow says on it on website” “The Zestimate® home valuation is Zillow’s estimated market value, computed using a proprietary formula. It is not an appraisal. It is a starting point in determining a home’s value. The Zestimate is calculated from public and user-submitted data, taking into account special features, location, and market conditions. We encourage buyers, sellers, and homeowners to supplement Zillow’s information by doing other research such as: getting a comparative market analysis (CMA) from […]

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Luxury & Waterfront Listings & Sales

December 7, 2015 Posted by: Brad

Examples of my Luxury and Waterfront Listings and Sales.

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New Lending Disclosures

November 18, 2015 Posted by: Brad

New Lending Disclosures / How does it impacts YOU? / What is TRID? TRID is The New TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosures that went into effect August 1, 2015. The government entity responsible for this new disclosure requirement is “CFPB” Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. • The Loan Estimate replaces the initial Truth-in-Lending disclosure & Good Faith Estimate for most closed-end mortgage loans • The Closing Disclosure replaces the final Truth-in-Lending disclosure & HUD-1 Settlement Statement for most closed-end mortgage loans What Types of Loans are not Affected by TRID? • Home […]

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My Target Market / Specilizing in Luxury Real Estate

October 29, 2015 Posted by: Brad

After 17 active years in the Real Estate industry I’v being asked what I specialize in / target market. Interesting question to discern when I think of the 300+ transaction I’ve been part of in my career. I cut my teeth helping Buyers and Sellers with vacant land transactions that consist of a uniquely different due diligence when compared to purchasing a single family home or condo. Moving on from vacant land I was then was able to attract waterfront Buyers in a territory that ranges from Boca Grande, Placida, […]

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Insurance / Wind Mit & 4 Point Inspections

October 26, 2015 Posted by: Brad

Wind Mitigation Inspection Mandated 2009 A process for Discounts only Typical rate from base line without this document Wind mitigation inspection documents the following Roof: Roof Material, Age, Nail Pattern / decking to truss, Roof to Wall attachment, toenail, clip strap three nails or less, or strap wraps up and over truss at wall to truss connection. Clear photos are a must in documenting these items, the forms will be rejected if not supplied. Often times a policy will be written only to have a cancellation months later if there […]

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Sarasota County Market Update

October 22, 2015 Posted by: Brad

Market Update October 22, 2015 Red Hot market conditions in South West Florida at this moment in time. The geographic region I specialize in Venice, Nokomis, Osprey, Sarasota the pendulum has swung aggressively to favor the Seller. Pricing continues to rise on a quarterly basis. National Association of Realtors states Florida will be 2nd only to California in terms of expected appreciation for 2016 at a robust 8-9 percent. That would equate to over 5 consecutive years of appreciation in Florida; two of those yeas seeing double digit appreciation figures. […]

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