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Wed Jan 21, 2015
Rachel McCoy answered:
There is a real estate company in the area here that only handles rentals. But, calling several real estate companies is your best bet.
Here are a few to reach out to: Jenette Properties 9417926900
Big FIsh Realty - 9417792289
Island Real Estate- 9417786066

You can also come across some for rent by owner properties by looking in the Bradenton Herald classified ads online or AMI Sun or Islander
All three would have classified sections you can review for rentals.

For sure you are smart to plan ahead! Seasonal Rentals go fast! If you can ever find a way to purchase one, you will make a great return on a seasonal rental! :)
Good luck Tom & Nancy!
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Wed Oct 1, 2014
alexpabon.ap answered:
Im currently Renting my house in Parrish, 12155 Warwick Circle 34219. Im been here for about 14 years and we love it. Very nice quite and family oriented neiborhood. The reason we are moving is because we are buying a bigger house at Lakeside Preserve. The house is 4 bed 2 bath, nice screen lanai and is fence in. Please check the photos and contact my Property Management Jordan Chancey 941-545-8816. Thank You Alex ... more
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Tue Jan 7, 2014
Stanoch Team answered:
Hi Cecilia,

Thanks for speaking with me today. The property you are interested in is a Bank Owned property for which multiple offers are being solicited. Unfortunately all offers are due today by 3pm! So let's pass on this one and I will set up a search for some additional properties which meet your needs.

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Tue Jul 30, 2013
Roger answered:
Thousands of monthly "vacation" style rentals available on homeaway and vrbo web sites. Have used them successfully several times myself.
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Sun Mar 24, 2013
Ron and Susan Noce answered:

Yes, Lakewood Ranch is a great community with alot to offer. Top rated schools, lots of social activities, a beautiful Country Club, golf courses, polo fields and more.

However, they do have high CDD fees that are included in your tax bill that is an understandable turnoff to many people.

There are areas adjacent to Lakewood Ranch that are just as beautiful but with no CCD fees.

I would be happy to email you properties that match your needs to review. Just drop me an email with your criteria and I'll run the search and send you the results.

Best Regards,

Ron and Susan Noce
Key Realty
Mobile: 941-518-3954
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Fri Mar 22, 2013
Karen Schwartz answered:
No Real Estate licensee is going to address your question directly due to fair housing laws. What i thin k you want/need are demographics. I suggest you search the web in that mode and I'm sure you will find what you need. As far as sinkholes are concerned - no one will tell you that there is ANY area where they "are not an issue." Best of luck with your search and the launch of your new business!

thanks and take care,
Karen Schwartz
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Tue Mar 12, 2013
Patricia Baker answered:
According to the IMAPP your property is comping around 100-130,000 based on sq footage to 151000.00
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Sun Mar 10, 2013
Margaretann Quinlan answered:
Michael Saunders and Company has a rental division with a rental agent specialist located in each of the offices. Let them do the work for you.
Rentals are very active right now both seasonally and annually leases.
I would not recommend a two year lease to start. Observe the tenants interest in your property and if you have no concerns after first year, offer discounted rent for years two and three.
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Sun Mar 10, 2013
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Thu Nov 15, 2012
Maria Cipollone answered:
The ability to buy a property after chapter 7 depends on a different factors. Shop around for a mortgage broker, they have access to many banks, private lenders and many different programs. Consider buying a property, before leasing one with option to buy.

Best of Luck,

Maria Cipollone

Century 21 Tenace
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Thu Nov 15, 2012
Maria Cipollone answered:
How much choices do you really have? It will depend on your local school district. Contact them for more information.

Best of Luck,

Maria Cipollone

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Tue Jun 19, 2012
Shellie Young answered:
Hi Christopher

No I did not? Call me directly 941.713.5458. Or try emailing at

Looking forward to hearing from you


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Mon Jun 11, 2012
Trish Chandler answered:
Feel free to contact me if you are in the Manatee Sarasota area. We have lots of them.

Trish Chandler, REALTOR, CDPE
Michael Saunders & Company
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Mon Mar 12, 2012
Sarah505763 answered:
Ellenton is a great town and close to everything. My home at 824 44th Ave. East in Ellenton is in a friendly, established neighborhood and no HOA costs. It was custom built in 1986 - NO Chinese drywall. Lots of storage and lots of charm. Check it out! ... more
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Sun Aug 14, 2011
Tammy Hayes answered:
You can read about the schools by going to the Manate County Schools web site:

You can read about crime by going to:

If you want to see a list of properties for sale in Bradenton, go to:

Best wishes to you.
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Wed Jul 20, 2011
Kent Ellermets answered:
Hey Bandit,

I'll trust Phil's answer, but wonder what that has to do with looking for a home in Bradenton?

We have a lot of Estonian relatives living in Canada. Some of my fondest childhood memories are being freezing cold while swimming in Lake Ontario. My uncle has a little "A" frame cabin on the lake. What a beautiful place, but Florida is a heck of a lot warmer. We love living here.

Kent Ellermets
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Mon Jul 4, 2011
Karen Schwartz answered:
All good answers. I will add the website for Manatee County Public Schools for you to assisst in your research. There is a great tool on the home page at the top left called SCHOOL LOCATOR. You just type in the address of any home you are interested in and it will pull up the assigned schools for that address. There is also "school choice" in Manatee County, but there are some quirks about that so it is best to discuss with school district office staff about that. I hope your transition will go smoothly and that you will be very happy here!

Have a safe and happy July 4th Holiday!

Karen Schwartz, Broker
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Thu Jun 9, 2011
Kimberlie MacDonald answered:
One restriction in Heritage harbour is no fences are allowed for any home. When I am showing the neighborhood this comes up with my customers that have dogs, or small children. They have a design review board. So, if you want to paint your home, change landscaping, do an addition, etc, there is a process to get the modification approved.
Generally speaking, if the request improves the home, and is done in good taste, changes are approved.
The idea of having deed restrictions is to help keep property values up by preventing owners from doing things that would make the neighborhood less desirable.
The fence thing is the biggest issue I have dealt with.
If you have specific questions I would suggest getting a copy of the HOA docs, that your Realtor can get for you.
Good luck!
Joe Murphy 941-780-3260
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Wed May 4, 2011
Lori Guerin answered:
This property is located in the Fair Acres Mobile Home Community in the 34207 zipcode.
Cordially, Lori Guerin
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Thu Nov 18, 2010
Teresa M. Fellows answered:
Hi JP, I think you have gotten a very good review of Longboat from the answers provided here by my fellow realtors. I will add however, that yes, in my opinion there are dramatic differences between all of the barrier islands between Anna Maria, Lido, St Armands, Siesta and Casey Key. All have their pluses and minuses but all are subjective to personal appeal. Mainland properties in Sarasota and Sarasota County, also have wide varying differences and can only be appreciated by a visit and learning first hand what makes each one tick. There are also many different architectural designs from Florida School of Architecture, Florida Cracker, Bungalow, Spanish, Contemporary and Mediterranean Revival.

I hope this has been an added benefit to your question.

All my best,

Teresa M. Fellows
Waterside Realty LLC
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