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Real Estate Agent - Island Real Estate of Anna Maria Island, Inc
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Everyone loves a good parade.  The privateers are holding their annual Anna Maria Island Christmas parade December 12th.  If you are in Tampa, Sarasota or Orlando swing out to Anna Maria Island to put your feet in the sand and enjoy a great Christmas parade. The parade starts around 10:00 AM at t...
12/06/2009
This post serves two purposes... Firstly, I am traveling up to Tallahasee to the Great American Realtor days and meeting with leaders of government over the two day conference.  I live and work on Anna Maria Island and the largest factor affecting our area is the updated guidelines required for p...
04/11/2009
February 10th the Holmes Beach, Fl city commission discussed the R1 one month rental restriction for a second time in 2009.  The February 10th speakers were predominantly made up of local residents that strongly favored the one month rental minimum along with several hotel-motel establishments th...
02/19/2009
I am excited to introduce my new website regarding Anna Maria Island information.  The website includes my blog regarding general Anna Maria Island information supplying plenty of information on things to do on Anna Maria Island.  It also includes a blog discussing Anna Maria, FL Vacation Rentals...
02/07/2009
My past 2 1/2 years of property management has provided a very steep learning curve that has just started to taper off in the past half year. From my first weeks of inspecting properties, reserving vacation rentals, and revamping our policies & procedures, I feel I have had the unique opportunity...
11/29/2008
It's official, the state route 64 bridge that connects Anna Maria Island to the mainland is open!  More than a week early the island tonight had a buzz.  I received several text messages, a phone call, and it was announced over our public announcement system in our office, "The bridge is open, th...
11/06/2008
So far so good.  We are almost one full business week into the Manatee avenue bridge closure.  Those I have discussed commuting to and from Anna Maria Island have positive comments regarding the traffic congestion on Anna Maria.  They say "life" is good.  Most tell me the detour is only about 10 ...
10/02/2008
Anna Maria Island Real Estate continues to show positive results versus 2007 and 2006.  Reviewing the chart below you can see more detail of each segment of Anna Maria, FL Real Estate.  For single family residential Real Estate on Anna Maria Island our transaction levels are up over 40% versus 20...
09/26/2008
Manatee, Florida 2008 Property Tax Information - Anna Maria Island Ken Burton Jr. is on my good side 2008.  I have a feeling some Anna Maria Island property owners may disagree.  It appears as though his leadership within the county of Manatee, Fl has made a fair reduction in Anna Maria Island pr...
08/30/2008
Anna Maria Island Rental Restriction - UPDATE As part of the comp plan a one month rental restriction was passed about one year ago for properties in R1 area in the city of Holmes Beach.  Many of Island Real Estate property owners ask me how could this happen?  Apparently it was discussed in one ...
08/18/2008
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