Luxury Matters … Part II

For last month’s blog post I wrote about our affiliation with Christie’s International Real Estate for marketing your luxury property.  The great news is that is only one of our powerful networks for helping you meet your real estate goals.  We are ALSO an affiliated member of  Luxury Portfolio – the exclusive, luxury arm of Leading … Continue reading Luxury Matters … Part II

Proper Branding for a Luxury Property – It Matters!

Gucci.  Chanel.  Lamborghini.  Patek Philippe.  Four Seasons.  Christie’s.  Names we all recognize, but more importantly, names we correlate with luxury and quality. Don’t you want potential buyers of your luxury home to make that same connection when they see the Christie’s International Real Estate sign displayed on your property?  Better yet, don’t you want the right … Continue reading Proper Branding for a Luxury Property – It Matters!

Real Estate around the World? I Can Help!

  Is it finally time to purchase that dream vacation home in another country  but you’re not sure where to begin?  Do you own a property in another country that you want to sell and need a broker with local market expertise who has earned the same highly regarded reputation as Michael Saunders & Company? Let me … Continue reading Real Estate around the World? I Can Help!

Pipers Waite at The Meadows – It’s a Lifestyle …

Owning a villa in Pipers Waite in The Meadows is about more than just your home – it’s about your community and the way you want to live. Do you like miles of walking and biking trails? Do you enjoy wildlife? Do you desire a planned community governed by associations that strive to maintain attractive and well-maintained … Continue reading Pipers Waite at The Meadows – It’s a Lifestyle …

Bradenton Millennials and Public Art … See for Yourself

  Yet another reason why living on the Suncoast just keeps getting better!  Realize Bradenton has mounted the newest PopUps for Purpose exhibition, See Me, Hear Me. The #SeeMeHearMe public art series showcases 23 Millennials and their ideas for our community’s future. “See Me, Hear Me,” part of Realize Bradenton’s “PopUps for a Purpose” program, showcases … Continue reading Bradenton Millennials and Public Art … See for Yourself

Sarasota – The New “Art Glass Mecca”

  Everyone knows Sarasota as the Culture Capital of Florida, but did you also know, “Last year in American Art Collector magazine, Sarasota was identified as the ‘new art glass mecca’ due to the collections, museums, art centers, galleries, and the growing number of artists working with glass that now live in the region. Contemporary Glass … Continue reading Sarasota – The New “Art Glass Mecca”

A Pleasant Afternoon: Art Then Eat in Downtown Sarasota

          If you enjoy interesting art and great food I have the perfect afternoon for you.  If you aren’t sure you enjoy “interesting art,” then you definitely have to try this. Start with a visit to this 5th St. Rosemary District gallery, Alfstad& Contemporary.  They are not your mother’s art gallery! Alfstad& Contemporary mission is “‘Reimagining How to … Continue reading A Pleasant Afternoon: Art Then Eat in Downtown Sarasota

Want to Know Your Home’s Value? Why Use Zillow – You Have Me?!

      Want to know the current market value of your home? If you are like many consumers you will visit one of several consumer websites to do this.  It seems so easy … you just put in your address and Voila – a number appears.  It was easy, you didn’t have to clean your home and you … Continue reading Want to Know Your Home’s Value? Why Use Zillow – You Have Me?!

A Fun Afternoon in Arcadia

“I have a feeling we aren’t in Kansas anymore,” is exactly what I was thinking as we crossed SR70 through cattle ranches and orange groves headed into the small town of Arcadia, and that was just what I wanted. I don’t know about you but sometimes I think it’s nice to break up the normal routine – something … Continue reading A Fun Afternoon in Arcadia

Making New Friends in Your New Town – It’s Easy on the Suncoast

      Relocating to a new area, even as wonderful as the Suncoast, does require some effort to make new friends and form new social circles. Walking your dog in your new neighborhood is a surefire way, as is sitting by the pool. Golfing is always a great way too. Here are a few other … Continue reading Making New Friends in Your New Town – It’s Easy on the Suncoast