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Today’s challenge for buyers

There’s a big predicament out there all over the country for home buyers, especially first-time buyers. There’s nothing to buy and, apparently, it’s my...
WMFR celebrates promotions, awards

WMFR celebrates promotions, awards

BRADENTON – West Manatee Fire Rescue’s commissioners and staff had a lot to celebrate during the board’s Nov. 19 meeting with two new firefighters...
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Mythical credit scores

Generally, credit scores are available through one of your credit card companies, financial institution or loan statement, and if you don’t know yours you...
Sunshine lawsuit judge rules in favor of city recovering attorney fees

Sunshine lawsuit judge rules in favor of city recovering attorney fees

BRADENTON – Manatee County Circuit Court Judge Edward Nicholas has granted the city of Bradenton Beach’s motion to recover attorney fees incurred in the...
Reel Time: Polarized glasses

Reel Time: Polarized glasses

Polarized sunglasses are essential for serious anglers. They serve multiple purposes including protecting the eyes from damaging UV light, cutting the surface glare and...
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When did $100,000 not become enough?

Once upon a time if you were earning a six-figure salary you were sitting pretty. You could easily buy a home, make sure your...

Thanks-Living to be a gathering of community

ANNA MARIA – The community task force called For the Love of Anna Maria Island will host its inaugural Thanks-Living community gathering on Wednesday,...
Local woman hospitalized for necrotizing fasciitis

Local woman hospitalized for necrotizing fasciitis

BRADENTON – Bradenton resident Kelli Brown Whitehead was recently hospitalized and diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis. Whitehead’s family members suspect but have not confirmed that Whitehead’s...
Music festival assists Wildlife Inc.

Music festival assists Wildlife Inc.

BRADENTON BEACH – The Drift In, its patrons, the local business community and some local musicians raised $4,665 for Wildlife Inc. during Saturday’s Drift...
Petitioners challenge Cortez Bridge decision

Petitioners challenge Cortez Bridge decision

CORTEZ – Opponents of the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) plans for the replacement of the Cortez Bridge have filed a petition for a...
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Are condos the future of housing?

In case you haven’t noticed, interest rates are low, real low. Most rates for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage are hovering around 4% based on...
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The ghosts of real estate

I never really believed in ghosts and evil spirits. It was always fun to talk about other people’s experiences at parties but since I...
Cortez Bridge design moving forward

Cortez Bridge design moving forward

CORTEZ – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) recently issued a written announcement regarding its ongoing plans to replace the Cortez Bridge drawbridge with...
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You found the perfect house; now what?

You may think it’s finally over - you found your dream home, your forever home or your long-dreamed-of beach house. But guess what, unless...
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Is homeownership threatened?

For most Americans, their biggest source of wealth is the equity in their homes. But what if you never own a home? What if...