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    Hurricane Ian Resources

    By Hannah Saffran | October 4, 2022

    Hurricane Ian Resources  Florida is no stranger to extreme weather, and although common throughout the state, storms of this size and strength are infrequent on the west coast. Hurricane Ian will go down as one of the top five worst hurricanes to hit the state of Florida and the number 1 worst hurricane to hit... Read More

    Do You Know What Your Home Insurance Covers?

    By Christopher Charest | July 18, 2022

    Many things are running through your mind when you purchase a new home. One of the big questions is how I will protect myself, my family, and my house if something happens? Suppose you plan to have a mortgage to close on the property. In that case, your lender will require homeowners insurance to complete... Read More

    Millennials, Stop Renting

    By Christopher Charest | July 11, 2022

    Dear Millennials, Stop Renting. Love,Sarasota Home Specialists with Keller Williams on the Water – Sarasota. Oh, my sweet, wonderful co-generationers, how are you doing? Are we holding up okay? It is tough out there for our generation. Between school debt, inflation, growing wage gaps, increased rental prices, and so much more, it can be difficult... Read More

    How to prepare for hurricane season

    By Christopher Charest | June 13, 2022

    It is no surprise that hurricanes are a common concern in Florida. The Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1st and ends on November 30th. Remember, hurricanes can and have happened outside of the season, but these months are certainly the most probable, with September being the season’s peak with more named storms than any... Read More

    Mother’s Day Ideas Around Sarasota

    By Christopher Charest | May 2, 2022

    This is for all you last-minute planners and those looking for something to switch up your Mother’s Day and truly celebrate her for the fantastic person she is. Instead of those typical flowers you send her, or pick up at the Publix on your way to her house, consider grabbing those flowers and then taking... Read More

    5 Interesting Facts about Sarasota

    By Christopher Charest | April 25, 2022

    Sarasota is a beautiful city with unique architecture, white sand beaches, and a subtropical climate. Many things get lost in history beyond what you already know about Sarasota. Here are just a few things you may not have learned about Sarasota. 1.) Circus Elephants Helped Build a bridge.Off the coast of the mainland of Sarasota... Read More

    5 Myths About Appraisals

    By Christopher Charest | April 18, 2022

    Buying a home is filled with new terms, layers, and a lot of paperwork. Through the mix of everything, it is easy to get confused, and it is entirely acceptable to ask questions to an experienced agent to help you understand the process and what each step looks like. One step of the process, in... Read More

    Why is now the best time to sell your home?

    By Christopher Charest | April 11, 2022

    Over the past year, we have seen some interesting and exciting things happen in our real estate market. Homeowners see the vast appreciation and equity increases in their homes like never before. We have seen homes go under contract within the hour of coming on the market. Our market is unlike anything we have seen... Read More

    5 Best Renovations for ROI

    By Christopher Charest | April 4, 2022

    If you’re thinking of making updates to your home, getting ready to sell in a few years and want to make some changes, or recently bought and are looking for changes to make the space your own, there are a few things that should be on your mind, and one of them should be return... Read More

    5 things before listing your home!

    By Christopher Charest | March 14, 2022

    Whether you are upsizing or downsizing, jumping back into the house hunt is an exciting time, but what are some of the first steps you should take when getting your home ready to go on the market? Finding an agent that you feel would be the best fit to represent you, be able to negotiate... Read More