Why Inflation Shouldn’t Stop You from Buying a Home in 2022 If you’re following along with the news today, you’re probably hearing a lot about record-breaking home prices, rising consumer costs, supply chain constraints, and more. And if you’re thinking about purchasing a home this year, all of these inflationary concerns are likely making you wonder if … Continue reading Inflation

Buy Now, Move Later

Two Ways Homebuyers Can Win in Today’s Market If your goal is to purchase a home this year, you might be looking for any advantage you can get in today’s sellers’ market. While competition is still fierce for homebuyers, there are ways you can win and secure the home of your dreams, even in a … Continue reading Buy Now, Move Later

Ranch Nites at Waterside Place

Lakewood Ranch’s Chris DeCosta and his son, Austin, waited in line for a monster-sized order of nachos from a Mexican food vendor during Ranch Nite Wednesdays on Jan. 5. The weekly night filled with food trucks, live music, cornhole and drinks have become a tradition for them. They often go to Ranch Nites, which takes place … Continue reading Ranch Nites at Waterside Place

BAM! Another one in Lakewood Ranch!

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Remy’s on Main in Lakewood Ranch OPENS!

After a delay caused by pandemic supply chain issues, Barb and Larry Remington opened Remy’s on Main on Monday on Lakewood Main Street in Lakewood Ranch. The Remingtons, who originally planned a Dec. 15 opening for their restaurant, operated successful buffet-style restaurants for 42 years in Michigan before falling in love with Lakewood Ranch. Barb … Continue reading Remy’s on Main in Lakewood Ranch OPENS!

Lakewood Ranch Schools Information

Between the School District of Manatee County, private schools, charter schools and specialty schools expanding or building new schools, families will have plenty of options to choose where to send their children in the coming years. The state is expecting the School District of Manatee County to have 42,396 students enrolled in its traditional schools … Continue reading Lakewood Ranch Schools Information

Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival

January 14-16, 2022, JD Hamel Park, Sarasota, FL The Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival returns for its sixth year on January 14-16, 2022. Join us in JD Hamel Park, located in downtown Sarasota at the intersection of Gulfstream Avenue and Main Street. Bring along family and friends to enjoy fresh seafood and outstanding live music performances, along with shopping for arts, crafts and … Continue reading Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival

New Things Coming to Lakewood Ranch

With the calendar flipped to 2022, the landscape of Lakewood Ranch continues to change. Here’s a look at some of the projects that you can expect to see develop over the course of the year ahead. Center Point at Lakewood Ranch CASTO’s Center Point at Lakewood Ranch project, which features a medical building, grocery store, restaurants … Continue reading New Things Coming to Lakewood Ranch

Down Payments

How Much Do You Need for Your Down Payment? As you set out on your homebuying journey, you likely have a plan in place, and you’re working on saving for your purchase. But do you know how much you actually need for your down payment? If you think you have to put 20% down, you … Continue reading Down Payments

Make Your Best Offer

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home As a buyer in a sellers’ market, sometimes it can feel like you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. When you’re ready to make an offer on a home, remember these five easy tips to help you rise above the competition. 1. Know Your … Continue reading Make Your Best Offer