Scotty Ledford, P.A.'s Blog

Posted on 01/21/2021
Tips for Sellers: Identify Your Target Buyer
For those who want to enjoy a successful home selling experience, identifying your target buyer is key. Because if you understand why buyers may choose your residence over other available houses, you can promote your home to the right groups of buyers. And as a result, you may be better equipped than ever before to streamline the house selling...
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Posted on 01/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 4053 S Roxane Boulevard #69, Sarasota, FL 34235
STRATHMORE 55+ Active Community...This is the ORIGINAL MODEL HOME for sale. BACK ON THE MARKET...INSPECTED VERY WELL BUT BUYER HAD HEALTH PROBLEMS DURING INSPECTION PERIOD AND BACKED OUT. Step back in time with these terrazzo floors and soak up the sunlight with these huge windows in this 2 bedroom, 2 bath villa with huge living room, ample sized kitchen with updated cabinets and counter tops. The HVAC is less than 2 years old and the home has been re-plumbed and the sewer to the home from the street has also been re-pipped. Comes complete with hurricane shutters stored in the storage / utility / laundry room...AND HERE IS SOME GOOD...
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Posted on 01/14/2021
Organizational Tips for Home Sellers
Image by LightField Studios from Shutterstock When you've owned your house a long time, getting it ready to sell may seem like a daunting task. If relocation is on the horizon for you, get an early start and organize your spaces. Ideas to help you get organized right away! Resist the temptation to add items to your home...
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Posted on 01/09/2021
Another Property Sold - 1521 Lakeside Way #149, Sarasota, FL 34232
The owners have taken great care of this truly beautiful and spacious 2 bedroom 2 baths Villa in Glen Oaks Ridge, a fabulous 55+ community located in the heart of Sarasota. This home has a beautifully remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances and most of the original windows have been replaced with hurricane impact resistant windows. The community has a wonderful clubhouse which offers a large activity/entertainment room with an extra screened in dining area for outdoor eating; along with a full kitchen, a community gas grill, billiards room, exercise room, library, shuffleboard and large heated swimming pool for year round...
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Posted on 01/07/2021
Can a Buyer Cancel a Real Estate Contract in Florida?
Image by Catkin from Pixabay While many real estate transactions go off without any significant hitches, there is a possibility a buyer might cancel a contract. In the State of Florida, specific conditions must exist for a buyer to be able to remove their contractual obligation. ‘AS IS’ Sales A buyer who purchases a property “AS IS” has...
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Posted on 12/31/2020
Travel: Must-Sees of Maine
Photo by J. Lynne Hardesty via PixabayThe little state of Maine draws thousands of travelers each year. If you’re among those who are making the trek to this popular travel destination, you may feel overwhelmed by the plethora of things to see and do. If your time is limited, here are a few things you simply must see...
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Posted on 12/24/2020
Tips for Buyers: Learn About the Local Real Estate Market
An informed homebuyer may be better equipped than others to enjoy a successful property buying experience. In fact, an informed homebuyer likely will understand the ins and outs of the local housing market – something that could make it simple for this individual to discover a great residence at a budget-friendly price. Ultimately, it helps to review the local...
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Posted on 12/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 3719 Glen Oaks Manor Drive, Sarasota, FL 34232
GLEN OAKS MANOR CoUrTyArD Pool Villa...End Unit...Quiet area. Very good condition 2/2 villa in a great HOA that has it's own park, lake, gazebos, path. No pet restrictions. Courtyard with very private pool area on one side and a sun drenched atrium on the other side. Split plan with bedrooms at opposite ends of the home. Lots of storage in the attic . ...
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Posted on 12/17/2020
Exploring 55+ Communities: Pros, Cons, & Home Values
Image by 47shadesofgray from Pixabay Thinking of buying your next home in a 55+ community? You'll likely want to know the pros and cons, and whether the restriction makes your property hard to sell or bequeath in your will. Here are the key points to know. The Upside: Worry-Free Maintenance These communities are designed for low-maintenance ownership. Over-55...
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Posted on 12/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 6218 Stillwater Court, University Park, FL 34201
WOW! Great value here. Located on a cul-de-sac means no traffic in front of your house and a bit more parking for your dinner guests. Comfortable, light and bright, high ceiling home with excellent floor plan and for growing families the den/office could easily become an extra bedroom, or you might like a room for the workout equipment. Almost every window looks out to the woods and your access to the Braden River. Walk down a worn wooden pathway, through the trees, to the private wooden boat dock. Sit and listen to the sounds of nature. Or like your neighbors, drop a kayak, or moor a boat to your little deck. Return from the river's edge...
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Posted on 12/10/2020
How to Find a Great Local Veterinarian
Photo by David Mark via PixabayPicking the right veterinarian for your pets matters. It will put you at ease every time they need a healing touch. Whether you're new in town, or your pet has a specific issue you'd like carefully tended, here's how to find a vet who will offer you a high standard of care. Finding...
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Posted on 12/09/2020
Another Property Sold - 2383 Lakeside Mews #D3, Sarasota, FL 34235
MODERN IN THE MEADOWS! A semi-private Mediterranean courtyard sets the stage for this stunning villa. Come check out this contemporary condo with high ceilings and 8' sliders to drench you with Florida Sunshine and take in all of the Greenery! Great vistas greet you from the elevated dining room next to the kitchen. The covered lanai has been converted into usable interior space such as a den or Florida Room adding square footage to the home. The Master suite has it's own screened lanai! There is also a wrap around patio to take in the outdoor sun. The second bedroom has a built in desk system with room to accommodate a Murphy bed. You...
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