Monday, December 11, 2017

Flood Insurance | High Risk States | blog.davidbarrhomes.com

CoreLogic, a real estate and financial analytics firm, released a report today based on FEMA data that shows  states with the most higher-risk homes for flooding.

Most may think with this past summer's hurricanes, Florida and Texas would be at the top of the list, but it's actually Arizona that has the highest percentage of homes with moderate to high flood risk.




You can read the article in the Wall Street Journal:  https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-surprising-state-with-the-highest-hidden-flood-risk-1512046259?mod=e2fb

Read more about flood zones on my website www.sarasotadavid.com/flood-zones-sarasota-fl

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Venetian Shores | Town Homes for Sale | Venice FL

More for you from Venice Island in #Venice FL.  Venetian Shores is a luxury town home of just 12 units.  Featuring private elevators and garages, these two story units have upscale appointments and room for individual private pools.  Just a short walk to Venice Beach and the vibrant downtown, Venetian Shores town homes start in the $900,000's.  



Register for instant listing updates on my website www.davidbarrhomes.com/venetian-shores-condos-venice-fl

Golden Strand | Condos for Sale | Venice FL

Venice Island is one of Florida's best kept real estate secrets. Here you'll find a range of condo styles and prices. Today I'm bringing you my exclusive video for Golden Strand, a popular #VeniceFL condo directly across from Venice Beach. 1 and 2 bedroom units start in the low $300,000's and feature a heated pool and beautiful Gulf of Mexico views. 


For more on Golden Strand including the most accurate, current MLS listings, visit my website www.davidbarrhomes.com/golden-strand-condos-venice-fl

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Atlanta Braves | New Spring Training Facility | The West Villages Venice FL

Take a look at what may be the very first aerial video of the Atlanta Braves spring training site in The West Villages in #VeniceFL, scheduled to open in 2019. 


For more about living in The West Villages, one of the country's top selling master planned communities, visit my website davidbarrhomes.com/west-villages-venice-fl

Venice Island | Condos for Sale | Venice FL

Are you looking for a Florida beach condo but feeling shellshocked by the prices?  Give Venice a look!

Beachfront condos on the Island (where downtown Venice is located) are a fraction of the cost of a similar Siesta Key condo in Sarasota.  One major difference here is that downtown Venice, just a short stroll from most of the Venice Island condos, has a long list of community events, restaurants, and attractions compared with Siesta Key Village.  Beaches are also far less crowded than Siesta Key, even in season.


Visit my website for a full list of currently available Venice Island condos for sale: www.davidbarrhomes.com/venice-island-condos-venice-fl



Sunday, November 12, 2017

Property Taxes | Frequently Asked Questions | Sarasota FL

I get asked fairly frequently how property taxes in Sarasota compare to Manatee County. This article answers the question and brings up interesting points about Longboat Key.

https://www.yourobserver.com/article/longboat-proposes-one-county-initiative-to-sarasota-commissioners

Also available on my website I have more information, such as when taxes are billed, market versus real estate value, and homestead exemption.

Visit my website:  www.sarasotadavid.com/sarasota-property-taxes

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Home Partners of America | Homes for Sale | Sarasota and Venice FL

I'm happy to announce I'm now one of a handful of certified Home Partners of America agents in the Sarasota area.  #HomePartnersofAmerica is an innovative program that helps home buyers get a good quality home who may not be able to otherwise qualify for a conventional bank mortgage. 




For more information visit www.davidbarrhomes.com/home-partners-of-america