Nicki Conway Sells Sarasota Historic Thoms Estate

By | November 8, 2010

Nicki Conway Sells Historic Thoms Estate. SARASOTA, FL August 26, 2010 – Thanks to RE/MAX Alliance Group sales specialist Nicki Conway, one of Sarasota’s most unique and historic estates has been sold. After more than 24 months on the market, Conway successfully assisted Edward and Jo Ann Zobitz with the purchase of the Ella and Burton Thoms estate for $1,045,000. The Thoms estate is definitely not a turnkey … Read More! »

RE/MAX Alliance Group Donates Over $19,000 to Children’s Miracle Network to Help Reach $100 Million Milestone.

By | November 8, 2010

SARASOTA, FL  August 26, 2010 –  RE/MAX Alliance Group Associates have been proud supporters of the Children’s Miracle Network since 1992.  In 2009 alone, they donated $19,457 to the organization. These funds have helped RE/MAX, a leading real estate franchisor, arrive at an amazing milestone: $100 million dollars raised over the past 18 years for Children’s Miracle Network, which raises funds for more than 170 pediatric hospitals. In … Read More! »

Welcome to Beautiful Southwest Florida!

By | November 8, 2010

Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium has called this region home since we opened our doors in 1955. As scientists who study the Gulf of Mexico and educators who teach the public about this unique body of water, we understand why you have chosen this area to purchase your new property. Buying property is an important decision at anytime. Buying property right now, however, may come with some additional … Read More! »

Habitat for Humanity Succeeds as Top U.S. Builder

By | November 8, 2010

Habitat for Humanity moved up three spots to eighth on Builder Magazine’s “Builder 100” list for 2009. As for-profit builders struggle, Habitat has been shielded from many of the market pressures that have confounded for-profit builders. With a steady supply of no-wage volunteers, a donation-based operating model and a niche market of carefully screened low-income home buyers, the nonprofit has been able to weather the housing industry’s downturn. … Read More! »

The RE/MAX Alliance Group Commit to be GREEN

By | November 8, 2010

REMAX Alliance Group is one of the first real estate companies in the country to demonstrate a commitment to green business practices as well as promoting green home ownership in Southwest Florida. Alliance Group has a commitment to the environment through an implementation of green practices in all of its business operations & the promotion of Florida Green Certified homes. With the BP oil spill in the gulf … Read More! »

Oil Impact on Southwest Florida Beaches Highly Unlikely….but we are Prepared Just in Case

By | November 8, 2010

Last week I attended a specially held meeting at Mote Marine Laboratory to discuss the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and its potential threat to our Southwest Florida coastline. In attendance were a handful of area real estate leaders as well as Kumar Mahadevan, President and CEO of Mote Marine Laboratory, and Ed McCrane, Emergency Management Chief for Sarasota County. I walked away from the meeting … Read More! »

Hurricane Season…it’s here!

By | November 8, 2010

Here we are three weeks into the Hurricane season on Florida’s west coast and I’m sure everyone is prepared, Right? If not…NOW is the time, don’t wait until it’s too late. Start now by creating a well organized plan to follow. First if your area is threatened by a hurricane, you will have to decide whether you can safely ride out the storm or whether you should evacuate. … Read More! »

Bradenton residents revive historic neighborhood

By | November 8, 2010

Recently an article appeared in The Bradenton Herald about the Holiday Heights neighborhood and how the residents there joined together to clean up and revive their community. The subdivision of Holiday Heights is located west of 18th St W and east of 25th St W, between 53rd Ave W and Cortez Road in Bradenton Florida. The neighborhood grew in the 1950s and 1960s with the building of single … Read More! »

What Does the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf Mean to Sarasota Real Estate and Surrounding Areas?

By | November 8, 2010

I have to admit that initially I didn’t full grasp the tragedy that occurred on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig almost two months ago. While I felt horrible for the 11 men who died in the accident and the families that they left behind, I didn’t truly understand the implications outside of the local effects that would certainly be felt in the immediate Louisiana area. Fast forward approximately … Read More! »

Florida’s West Coast

By | November 8, 2010

Thinking about moving to Florida? Why not consider the beautiful West Coast fo Florida?  With sparkling white sandy beaches, clear blue water, and sunny climate, it is famous as the center for the good life. The West Coast of Florida is a great place to live, work and raise a family. Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria, Longboat Key, St. Armand’s, Venice FL, Cape Haze, Sarasota and of course the … Read More! »