Manatee County, FL Real Estate News

By inboundREM Market Updates
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Lakewood Ranch is nestled in the heart of Florida. The community is a testament to master-planned residential communities. This charming enclave offers its residents breathtaking vistas and an array of convenient amenities, making it the ideal destination for singles, families, and retirees. However, alongside its splendid location and lifestyle, you still have to consider the cost of living in Lakewood Ranch, FL.Let's delve into a comprehensive understanding of the cost of living in Lakewood and explore how various factors, such as housing, transportation, utilities, healthcare, and more, contribute to the overall expenses in this coveted community!Housing Costs: Homes That Define LuxuryOne of the primary contributors to the cost of living in Lakewood Ranch, FL, is housing. The real es...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Edgewater, Lakewood Ranch Homes for Sale: A Slice of ParadiseWhen it comes to finding your dream property in the serene and picturesque community of Edgewater, Lakewood Ranch homes for sale leaves no room for compromise. Nestled along the picturesque Gulf Coast of Florida, this lively neighborhood seamlessly combines the allure of pristine natural landscapes, contemporary conveniences, and a flourishing real estate scene.In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through everything you need to know about Edgewater, Lakewood Ranch homes for sale and how to make your dream of living in this idyllic paradise a reality.Edgewater is more than just a neighborhood; it's a lifestyle. Situated in the heart of Lakewood Ranch, one of Florida's most sought-after master-planned communities, Edgewat...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Introducing the Sought-After Cresswind Lakewood Ranch Homes for SaleNestled amid the scenic landscapes of Florida, Cresswind Lakewood Ranch homes for sale shine as symbols of exceptional living. The neighborhood offers a captivating blend of warmth, convenience, and community, making it an ideal destination for those seeking a harmonious balance between nature and urbanity. Cresswind Lakewood Ranch homes for sale transcends the conventional notion of a residential area, offering residents a lifestyle that seamlessly blends the tranquility of pristine beaches, the sophistication of top-tier golf courses, and the vibrancy of a thriving cultural scene. It is a magnetic destination, drawing in individuals seeking an extraordinary quality of life where nature's beauty coexists with modern am...
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Are you searching for a seamless and enjoyable real estate experience in Lakewood Ranch? Look no further than Mike Novak, your dedicated guide to comfortable and relaxed real estate services. With a rich family heritage deeply rooted in the real estate industry, Mike Novak brings over 28 years of expertise and a genuine passion for helping people achieve their homeownership dreams.Let's learn first the importance of having someone on your corner like Mike Novak, realtor and advocate.What Does a Real Estate Agent Do?Real estate agents are your partners in the homebuying adventure. They are like the Sherlock Holmes of the property world, dedicated to finding you the perfect home, solving mysteries, and ensuring the transaction goes off. But what exactly do they do?Imagine your real estate...
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Arbor Grande: Nature's HavenOne of the more popular Lakewood Ranch neighborhoods is Arbor Grande. The community is a nature lover's paradise. Its tranquil lakes, serene trails, and Mediterranean-inspired homes make it a haven of peace and elegance. Wake up to birdsong and sip your morning coffee on your private lanai. In Arbor Grande, you're not just living but thriving amidst nature's beauty.Cresswind: Active Living, Ageless JoyCresswind is all about active living for those aged 55 and beyond. Dive into resort-style amenities like a fitness center, pickleball courts, and a vibrant clubhouse. The homes blend style with practicality, creating an environment that embraces both activity and relaxation. It's not just a community; it's a lifestyle of endless possibilities.Bridgewater: Family...
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Cost of Living in Lakewood Ranch, FL: Perfectly Planned NeighborhoodBeautiful Lakewood Ranch in Florida provides a wide range of amenities with a significant Cost of Living in Lakewood Ranch FL that are highly advantageous to its residents. The neighborhood has carefully created a remarkable lifestyle for those who live there, offering an effortless combination of unspoiled natural beauty, contemporary amenities, and a strong feeling of community. This thriving area is home to multiple parks, resort-style pools, excellent restaurants, well-kept sports facilities, and more, offering all residents an assortment of top-notch and sought-after amenities. Lakewood Ranch offers a unique chance for those looking for a balanced and rewarding way of life. Today, Lakewood Ranch stands out for its ...
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By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Naples Golf Guy | Find Your Dream Lifestyle
(Downing Frye Realty)
Lakewood Ranch Home Under Contract!Spacious Lakewood Ranch home under contract! Working with the Naples Golf Guy Team our clients found this spectacular pool home in a gated Del Webb community.17327 Hampton Falls Terrace, Lakewood Ranch, FL – List Price $1,295,000 More About this Lakewood Ranch Home:A beautiful single family home with the popular Pinnacle floor plan on a premium waterfront lot! This spacious home was professionally decorated and includes the furnishings. The high ceilings and the functional floor plan offer casual but gracious living. The soft neutral color palette, LED recessed lighting, crown molding accents many of the ceiling designs.The Owner’s Suite features a spacious walk-in closet and huge walk-in shower. Two additional bedrooms with ensuite and adjacent bathro...
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By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Naples Golf Guy | Find Your Dream Lifestyle
(Downing Frye Realty)
Tara Golf Condo Open House Sunday 1 – 3 PMJoin us for our Tara Golf condo open house this Today from 1 to 3 pm. A fully renovated, move-in ready home in an excellent bundled golf community in Bradenton, Florida. The home includes three bedrooms and two bathrooms with a bundled Class A GOLF MEMBERSHIP.7137 Melrose Pl. Bradenton FL 34203 – List Price $414,999This newly renovated villa has it all! With cathedral ceilings, modern light fixtures and new floors it’s spacious and modern. The kitchen is a chef’s dream! Appointed with quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and a large island for prepping or entertaining. The kitchen opens right to the living room, making this open floor concept perfect for entertaining friends & family.A popular split floor plan layout offers everyone pr...
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By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Naples Golf Guy | Find Your Dream Lifestyle
(Downing Frye Realty)
Tara Golf Club Villa Price Reduced!Tara Golf Villa price reduction on this fully renovated property! A move-in ready home in an excellent bundled golf community in Bradenton, Florida. The home includes three bedrooms and two bathrooms with a bundled Class A GOLF MEMBERSHIP.7137 Melrose Pl. Bradenton FL 34203 – List Price $419,999This newly renovated villa has it all! With cathedral ceilings, modern light fixtures and new floors it’s spacious and modern. The kitchen is a chef’s dream! Appointed with quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and a large island for prepping or entertaining. The kitchen opens right to the living room, making this open floor concept perfect for entertaining friends & family.A popular split floor plan layout offers everyone privacy with the master bedroo...
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By Leo Namiot - LeoLends.com, More than just great rates
(Canopy Mortgage - Leo Namiot)
LAKEWOOD RANCH FLORIDA HOMES FOR SALELAKEWOOD RANCH FL HOME SEARCHwww.MyNextYard.comView Current homes for sale in Lakewood Ranch FloridaGet market reports, price per sq ft that homes sold for and so much moreSearch Lakewood Ranch Homes For Sale Now
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Veteran’s Home Loans for Palmetto FloridaIf you are reading this, you or a family member have likely served in our military.  First off, we would like to say a sincere “Thank You” for your service!  We recognize that not only do our Veterans sacrifice by serving, but their families do as well-, and we owe you all a debt of gratitude!One of the best benefits Veterans and their families receive due to their service to our great country is the VA home loan benefits.  We are going to outline just a few of these significant benefits in this article for you. Here are some of the major benefits you may receive by using your VA home loan benefits:*100% financing available- one of the very few loans available with no down payment!*Lower rates available than most loan programs- which saves you mo...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Veteran’s Home Loans for Holmes Beach FloridaIf you are reading this, you or a family member have likely served in our military.  First off, we would like to say a sincere “Thank You” for your service!  We recognize that not only do our Veterans sacrifice by serving, but their families do as well-, and we owe you all a debt of gratitude!One of the best benefits Veterans and their families receive due to their service to our great country is the VA home loan benefits.  We are going to outline just a few of these significant benefits in this article for you. Here are some of the major benefits you may receive by using your VA home loan benefits:*100% financing available- one of the very few loans available with no down payment!*Lower rates available than most loan programs- which saves yo...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Veteran’s Home Loans for Anna Maria FloridaIf you are reading this, you or a family member have likely served in our military.  First off, we would like to say a sincere “Thank You” for your service!  We recognize that not only do our Veterans sacrifice by serving, but their families do as well-, and we owe you all a debt of gratitude!One of the best benefits Veterans and their families receive due to their service to our great country is the VA home loan benefits.  We are going to outline just a few of these significant benefits in this article for you. Here are some of the major benefits you may receive by using your VA home loan benefits:*100% financing available- one of the very few loans available with no down payment!*Lower rates available than most loan programs- which saves you ...
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By Katerina Gasset, Amplify Your Real Estate & Life Dreams!
(The Gasset Group & Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
If you are considering having your driveway or patio paved but still can't find the best paving company in Bradenton. We've broken down four important things to check and keep in mind when hiring a paving company. Check The Paving Company's LicenseBefore you start any project with the paving company, make sure to check their license. It is important to know that the company is legit and does not have any red flags. If the company looks suspicious or the license isn't up to date, you should avoid hiring them.  Look For References Or Reviews in BradentonLooking for references is not new, this is the same as everything else when we look for service, we check reviews first. When we try out new services or products, we check its online reviews first to see how reliable it may be. Same with f...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
List of Top Strategies for Home SellersHome StagingHome Staging is the process of getting a home ready for sale in the real estate market. You'll want to get the best value possible for your property and fixing it up and investing in necessary upgrades can yield a good amount of profit for home sellers. Our team can provide specific ways you can improve your home today. Work with a Professional RealtorYour River Strand Home Specialists are just that. We are River Strand locals working in the real estate market of the region for many years. We are intimately familiar with the many neighborhoods, subdivisions, and residential developments in the city and surrounding areas.We can walk you through the ins and outs of the sales process. We are familiar with the many local and state requireme...
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By Leo Namiot - LeoLends.com, More than just great rates
(Canopy Mortgage - Leo Namiot)
Lakewood Ranch Florida is am amazing community with private golf courses, close by shopping & dinning and so much more.Realtors, Courtney and Michael Chenkus share theirTop Ten Reasons why Lakewood Ranch, Florida is an amazing place to live, work, and play!If you are thinking of buying a home on the West Coast of Florida you owe it to yourself to check out Lakewood Ranch. Contact Courtney and Michael who have a wealth of information about Lakewood Ranch and the surrounding cities and towns.I would love to help you with a great low mortgage rate along with outstanding service for your next home purchase, contact me directlt @904-712-1500 or www.CheckHomeLoans.com Let me put my over 16 years of mortgage experience to work for you!Take a look at this Video Lakewood Ranch  https://youtu.be/...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Property AppraisersWhy Do Lenders Require Home Appraisals?Third party are licensed lenders that require home appraisals to get a clear idea of the market value of a home. The assessment needs to be close to the actual contract price to reduce the risk of the loan going on default. Any significant difference in these amounts can lead to issues with a loan being approved and may incur additional costs to either the buyer or seller. Check out our original blog post at https://www.riverstrandhomesearch.com/Loan-to-Value (LTV) RatioThe loan to value (LTV) ratio is how much the home buyer is borrowing from a lender based on the property's appraised value. The LTV ratio is calculated by getting the mortgage loan balance and dividing it by the estimated value of the property. For example, a hom...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Best Beaches in  Bradenton and SarasotaCheck out our original blog post at https://www.riverstrandhomesearch.com/Siesta Key BeachSiesta Key Beach offers a family-friendly beach destination and a local favorite with its soft white sand. Enjoy various beach activities along the long coast including jogging, volleyball, kayaking, swimming, and many more. Within the 40-acre public beach you can find picnic areas, children's play area, and many other outdoor and recreational facilities available to visitors coming into the area.Lido Key BeachLido Key Beach is a 3-part beach offering some of the best sand dunes, beautiful oceanfront amenities, and family oriented outdoor facilities. You'll find lovely walking trails, restaurants, and rental shops throughout the beach park. There are many beac...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Homes in River Strand Golf and Country ClubRiver Strand CommunityRiver Strand is an exclusive luxury residential community built alongside a similarly named golf and country club in the eastern edge of Bradenton, Florida. The premier neighborhood is located south of the Manatee River bordering other golf developments in the area including the Heritage Harbour Golf Club and Waterlefe Golf and River Club.The exclusive country club features a 27-hole championship golf course designed by architect Arthur Hills, a 39,000 square feet clubhouse, two swimming pools, and a full-service community center. Residents and members can enjoy the many amenities and recreational facilities within the gated community. Enjoy the beautiful riverside and golf course views alongside the beautifully designed r...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Closing Costs for River Strand Golf and Country Club HomesWhat are Closing Costs?Closing costs are all associated fees that come alongside a home purchase. These costs are paid at the end of the real estate transaction when ownership is transferred from seller to buyer. These expenses can be the responsibility of the buyer or the seller, or sometimes both. In Manatee County, both the buyer and seller will have their own closing costs that they will have to pay.Average Closing Costs in Manatee County, FloridaThe average closing costs for home buyers in the River Strand community are around 2% to 5 % of the total property price. Sellers on the other hand typically have a 6% closing costs for selling a home. For a detailed breakdown check out the table below: AVERAGE CLOSING COSTS IN RIVER...
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