Tuesday, January 15, 2019

2019 real estate trends

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Every profession has its experts and every expert has their expert advice for the future. Sometimes they’re right, sometimes they’re wrong, and sometimes they wish they'd never gotten out of bed. Have you seen the stock market? Nevertheless, the experts still keep on coming,...

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New Year, new appraisals, new problems

Welcome to 2019, which promises to bring even more far-reaching technology into our lives. The personal touch and simply interacting with other humans are...
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Cooling temps cooling market

It’s a little chilly outside as I write this, however, it is December and even Florida starts to cool down a little. But is...

New tourism initiatives address red tide challenges

ANNA MARIA - Despite red tide in area waters since early August, tourism grew in Manatee County during the fiscal year October 2017 through...
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Tourist tax collections 2018

The local 5 percent tourist tax is collected from owners of accommodations rented for six months or less who charge the tax to their...
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No Christmas gifts for foreign buyers

Almost a year ago, I wrote a column about the proliferation of buyers from other countries coming into the state of Florida. Florida at...