What Everyone Wants To Know: Will Home Prices Decline in 2022? If you’re thinking of buying a home in today’s housing market, you may be wondering how strong your investment will be. You might be asking yourself: if I buy a home now, will it lose value? Or will it continue to appreciate going forward? … Continue reading 2022

Sell it!

Why Now Is a Great Time To Sell Your House As we near the end of the year, more homeowners are realizing the benefits of today’s sellers’ market. Record-breaking home price appreciation, growing equity, low inventory, and competitive mortgage rates are motivating homeowners to make a move that addresses their changing lifestyles. In fact, recent data from realtor.com shows a larger share of homeowners are … Continue reading Sell it!

Sarasota Polo Season!


HAIR! At the Asolo

Information about the show- Book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado  Music by Galt MacDermot  Directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes  Co-Choreographed by Ishita Mili Hair is the rock musical that started it all. This joyous rebellion proudly reclaims love as the heart of what it means to be American. Packed with music that is beautiful, irreverent, and deeply evocative, the quirky, all-inclusive vibe doesn’t … Continue reading HAIR! At the Asolo

Under Contract!

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Believe or Not to Believe

Don’t Believe Everything You Read: The Truth Many Headlines Overlook There are a lot of questions right now regarding the real estate market as we head into 2022. The forbearance program is coming to an end and mortgage rates are beginning to rise. With all of this uncertainty, anyone with a megaphone – from the … Continue reading Believe or Not to Believe

Welcome *Molly* to BAM Sells Homes!

Hello all! My name is Marguerite “Molly” Shawler and I am happy to announce that I am Barbara’s new Office Manager as of October 2021. I have been in the Bradenton/Sarasota area for 30 years and I am quickly learning all about Lakewood Ranch. I graduated from the State College of Florida in 2014, majoring … Continue reading Welcome *Molly* to BAM Sells Homes!


Sellers: You’ll Likely Get Multiple Strong Offers This Season Are you thinking about selling your house right now, but you’re not sure you’ll have the time to do so as the holidays draw near? If so, consider this: even as the holiday season approaches, there are plenty of buyers out there, and they really want your house. Here’s why selling … Continue reading Offers!

Woof Woof!

A Happy Tail: Pets and the Homebuying Process Some Highlights It’s no secret that we love our furry friends – about 70% of U.S. households have pets. What may come as a surprise is how large a role they play in the homebuying process. Americans spend $1,163 a year on their pets, and nearly half of pet owners say they would move for better accommodations … Continue reading Woof Woof!

Rising Mortgages

How Smart Buyers Are Approaching Rising Mortgage Rates Last week, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac inched up to 3.1%, and experts project rates will continue rising through 2022: “The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 2.9% in the third quarter of 2021. We forecast mortgage rates to increase slightly through the remainder of the year and reach … Continue reading Rising Mortgages