Fall Issue of Saunders Best

Presenting the Fall 2018 Edition of SaundersBEST Magazine By: Samantha Emelock | October 19, 2018 | Share Tweet Email The Fall 2018 issue of SaundersBEST is officially out in the world, and this time we’re taking a deeper dive into our southernmost counties, celebrating the many accolades our region has received since last spring and … Continue reading Fall Issue of Saunders Best

Halloween Safety Reminders

Home Safety Reminders for Halloween By Brentnie Daggett Fall nights are in full swing and the harvest moon hangs low in the sky. There’s no doubt about it, Halloween is just around the corner! If you plan on passing out treats in your neck of the woods this year, be sure that you prep your … Continue reading Halloween Safety Reminders

Fall Festivals In Sarasota, Manatee, and Charlotte Counties

15 Fall Festivals in Manatee, Sarasota, and Charlotte Counties  By: Kathryn Parks | October 3, 2018 |  Share  Tweet Email Fall Festivals have arrived! While temperatures may still be nice and warm, that doesn’t stop Floridians from pulling out all the seasonal stops for fall. From pumpkin festivals to races, and costume contests to ghost stories, our region certainly knows how to … Continue reading Fall Festivals In Sarasota, Manatee, and Charlotte Counties

Top 3 Real Estate Myths Debunked

Top 3 Myths About Today’s Real Estate Market There are many conflicting headlines when it comes to describing today’s real estate market. Some are making comparisons to the market we experienced 10 years ago and are starting to believe that we may be doomed to repeat ourselves. Others are just plain wrong when it comes … Continue reading Top 3 Real Estate Myths Debunked

Staging On A Budget

Red Tide on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Red Tide on Florida’s Gulf Coast  By: Kathryn Parks | August 14, 2018 |  Share  Tweet Email Florida’s Gulf Coast has been in the news in recent weeks and many residents and visitors have been expressing growing concern over the most recent outbreak of red tide. At Michael Saunders & Company, we are committed to not only helping those we serve but dedicated to … Continue reading Red Tide on Florida’s Gulf Coast

What Housing Bubble?

4 Reasons Why We Are Not Heading Toward Another Housing Bubble With home prices continuing to appreciate above historic levels, some are concerned that we may be heading for another housing ‘boom & bust.’ It is important to remember, however, that today’s market is quite different than the bubble market of twelve years ago. Here … Continue reading What Housing Bubble?

The Mortgage Process

The Mortgage Process: What You Need to Know Some Highlights: Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%. You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don’t have perfect credit. Take advantage of the knowledge of your local professionals who are there to help you determine how … Continue reading The Mortgage Process

10 Reasons To Love Summer in Sarasota!

10 Reasons We Love Summer in Sarasota By: Kathryn Parks | July 11, 2018 | Share Tweet Email Summer is officially here! Our snowbirds have returned to their homes in the north and things around Southwest Florida tend to slow down for the season. Still, for all the local “year-rounders”, there are so many reasons … Continue reading 10 Reasons To Love Summer in Sarasota!

Homeowner Equity Rises

The Truth About Homeowner Equity A recent article from a reputable news source was titled: Here’s why some homeowners still can’t sell. In the opening bullets of the article, the author claimed, “Negative equity is one of the main reasons why there are so few homes for sale.” The article then goes on to soften … Continue reading Homeowner Equity Rises