Author Archives: Alex Krumm

JUST LISTED – 1+ Acres With Guest House

By | April 27, 2015

FOUR BEDROOMS, POOL, AND A TRUE GUEST HOUSE ON 1+ ACRES! Set on a beautiful corner lot with fruit trees, fencing, and gobs of open space, this home features the size and utility that are so hard to find while maintaining proximity to the metro Sarasota area. Gorgeous real hardwood floors accentuate the spacious living … Read More! »

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Q&A With Stage One Home Showcasing

By | February 6, 2015

Q&A With Carol Myers Carol Is A Professional Home Stager Who Can Help You Maximize Your Sale Price When It’s Time To Sell.  In this week’s segment we’re going to talk with Carol Myers of Stage One Home Showcasing.  I first met Carol through educational broker caravan tours I organize for the Suncoast Regional Young … Read More! »

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Sarasota Sales Hit All Time High – Manatee Misses Mark By Just 38 Homes

By | January 26, 2015

To say we were busy in 2014 is an understatement: as it turns out, we were the busiest we’ve ever been. Home sales in Sarasota averaged almost 1,000 transactions per month throughout the year – and there’s no end in sight to our current appreciation. What Does This Mean For Me? If you’re a homeowner … Read More! »

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Alex Krumm Awarded Sarasota Magazine’s ‘Five Star Professional’ Award For Fifth Straight Year!

By | December 1, 2014

Congratulations to Alex Krumm, who won his fifth straight ‘Five Star Professional’ award from Sarasota Magazine!  Fewer than 5% of agents receive this prestigious award and winners are selected from surveys of homeowners who purchased a home within the last nine months. Alex consistently wins this award because he provides top-level customer service, veteran expertise, … Read More! »

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Lakewood Ranch Information

By | October 27, 2014

As a 25-year resident of the Sarasota area I can tell you that Lakewood Ranch is an extremely popular area and is one of the nicer areas to live on Florida’s Gulf coast – it’s very nicely manicured throughout and there are many, many walking trails, lakes, and public parks to add ambiance. It’s self-sufficient … Read More! »

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Suncoast Regional YPN RealTOUR Event – Selby Gardens

By | August 8, 2014

My group recently had the opportunity to attend the Selby Gardens ‘Sunsets at Selby’ event at Selby Gardens in Sarasota.  I’ve been there many times over the 25 or so years that I’ve lived here but I was blown away by the renovations they’ve completed in the last six months: where before there was a … Read More! »

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Zillow Buys Trulia for $3.5 Billion – Can Real Estate Survive?

By | July 28, 2014

Let me start by saying that I personally and professionally like Zillow, Trulia, and It’s incredibly clear that internet advertising is the most effective form of advertising and at least these companies provide a great centralized medium for agents to advertise. The long and the short of it is that buyers overwhelmingly LOVE these sites, … Read More! »

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34 Best Black Friday Deals in Sarasota

By | November 26, 2013

First off, HAPPY THANKSGIVING!  This is one of my favorite holidays and it’s fun watching the weather shift this week to something a bit more festive.  Personally, I like the holiday because we have a very strong family life here; this is a very happy time of year in the Krumm household and my kids … Read More! »

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*Serious* Flood Insurance Changes!

By | October 30, 2013

If you’ve got a property in a flood zone – or you’re thinking about buying one – you need to know about BIG, BIG changes that are coming.  Barring the housing meltdown of 2006, this is perhaps the single most impactful change to our market I’ve seen since I started working in real estate.  And … Read More! »

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6 Cheap Ways To Sell For More

By | October 17, 2013

Hi, friends – first off, let me apologize for not writing for a couple of weeks.  I’ve been slammed with a tech seminar I chaired at the Sarasota Association of Realtors and my imminent new website rollout and the newsletters just got pushed further down the list.  I’ll make sure today is lots of fun … Read More! »

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