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Reel Time: Fishing bridges, piers and docks

You don’t have to have a boat to get to some of this winter’s best fishing. Bridges, docks and piers provide anglers who don’t...
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Is Anna Maria Island still Old Florida?

There’s no doubt how much Anna Maria Island has changed over the past 25 years since I found the Island. One might say it’s...
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The Grinch that stole your real estate deal

If you’re in a home negotiation, whether you’re the buyer or seller you better watch out for the home inspection grinch. To the buyer,...
Public input sought on museum changes

Public input sought on museum changes

CORTEZ – The Florida Maritime Museum is planning a redesign and is inviting public comment on its conceptual plan daily from 9 a.m. to...
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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...
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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...
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...

Stone crabs here; festival coming

CORTEZ – They’ve been bringing in stone crab claws to the Cortez docks since the season began on Oct. 15, and now, the historic...
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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...
Net ban at 25: Still stings, still opposed

Net ban at 25: Still stings, still opposed

CORTEZ – Red tide, blue-green algae, global warming, sea rise, sewage spills and oil spills combined don’t antagonize commercial fishermen as much as one...
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...
Cortez Road roundabout proposed

Cortez Road roundabout proposed

BRADENTON BEACH – Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) plans to build a roundabout at Cortez Road and Gulf Drive will remain on hold until...
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Real estate market disruption

Is there an algorithm in your future? If you’re planning on buying or selling a house, get ready for the future of real estate. In...