Scotty Ledford, P.A.'s Blog

Posted on 09/17/2020
Advantages of a Buyer Agent for First-Time Homebuyers
Photo by Christina Morillo from Pexels If you're a first-time homebuyer and you've already started exploring available properties, you might think to yourself, "Why do I even need a buyer agent?" After all, you've been looking at homes for sale and the realtors who showed you the properties were very nice and helpful. But here's the deal: Those...
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Posted on 09/17/2020
Video Tour - 3694 Glen Oaks Manor Drive, Sarasota, FL 34232
TOTAL MAKEOVER in this Stunning GLEN OAKS MANOR COURTYARD POOL VILLA. Welcome to this ALDO BOLDI Renovation DOWN TO THE STUDS! Your new home has an open floor plan for all of the common areas with the 2 bedrooms at opposite ends of the home. The kitchen, living room and dining room all share a wall of glass overlooking the pool & courtyard vista. The opposite side of your new villa has an atrium Zen garden boasting FLORIDA SUNSHINE. The result is a very private home with plenty of natural light. An upstairs BONUS ROOM was added in 2019 that can be purposed for many functional needs. NEW hurricane windows & sliders, NEW interior (5...
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Posted on 09/17/2020
3694 Glen Oaks Manor Drive, Sarasota, FL 34232 is now new to the market!
TOTAL MAKEOVER in this Stunning GLEN OAKS MANOR COURTYARD POOL VILLA. Welcome to this ALDO BOLDI Renovation DOWN TO THE STUDS! Your new home has an open floor plan for all of the common areas with the 2 bedrooms at opposite ends of the home. The kitchen, living room and dining room share a wall of glass overlooking the pool/courtyard vista and on the other end an atrium zen garden boasts FLORIDA SUNSHINE in the opposite side of the home. The result is a very private home with plenty of natural light. An upstairs BONUS ROOM was added in 2019 that can be purposed with many options. NEW hurricane windows & sliders, NEW interior (5 panel)...
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Posted on 09/11/2020
Video Tour - 3749 Glen Oaks Manor Drive #86, Sarasota, FL 34232
GLEN OAKS MANOR...A Courtyard Villa that will surprise you! This community is set inside of it's own park with lakes, gazebos, canopy Oak Tree streets and an Oasis of botanical garden goodies! Nestled away in the quietest section of the community, your 2 bedroom, 2 bath 1630 square foot villa has a 2 car garage and an incredible amount of accessible attic storage. The outside has a front courtyard connected to the covered porch AND behind the wall a very, very private large courtyard for your own botanical garden. The south side of the home has a full wall of glass overlooking your courtyard vista. The north side has a glass atrium open to...
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Posted on 09/11/2020
3749 Glen Oaks Manor Drive #86, Sarasota, FL 34232 is now new to the market!
GLEN OAKS MANOR...A Courtyard Villa that will surprise you! This community is set inside of it's own park with lakes, gazebos, canopy Oak Tree streets and an Oasis of botanical garden goodies! Nestled away in the quietest section of the community, your 2 bedroom, 2 bath 1630 square foot villa has a 2 car garage and an incredible amount of accessible attic storage. The outside has a front courtyard connected to the covered porch AND behind the wall a very, very private large courtyard for your own botanical garden. The south side of the home has a full wall of glass overlooking your courtyard vista. The north side has a glass atrium open to...
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Posted on 09/11/2020
Another Property Sold - 3698 Glen Oaks Manor Drive, Sarasota, FL 34232
GLEN OAKS MANOR Courtyard Pool Villa-Rare end unit with BONUS ROOM, more WINDOWS and oversized CORNER lot. This villa is free standing except the courtyard walls that connect to only one neighbor and just steps away from lake and walking trail. Home RE-PLUMBED, Gorgeous Pool with NEWER PAVER DECK in your Very Private Courtyard with NEWER SCREENED CAGE. There are no age restrictions in Glen Oaks Manor....a HOA, not a condo. Pets are welcome. Glen Oaks is centrally located providing a quick commute to the many areas of Sarasota including downtown, beaches, and the Mall at University Town...
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Posted on 09/10/2020
What to Watch Out for When Buying a Fixer-Upper
Photo by Michael Jarmoluk via Pixabay When you’re shopping for a new home, the prospect of a fixer-upper being on the market for an unbeatable price sounds great! There are a few things that should be on your checklist to make sure that the juice is worth the squeeze when purchasing a home. A fixer-upper that needs mainly...
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Posted on 09/03/2020
Quick Guide for Home Financing for Freelancers
Photo by 200 Degrees via Pixabay The gig economy has exploded over the past decade. Today, around 36% of the US workforce is freelancing and many more or self-employed small business owners. While being your own boss does afford you great freedom to set your hours and often work where you want, you may face extra scrutiny when...
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Posted on 08/27/2020
Improve Curb Appeal with a DIY Walkway
Photo by Craig Tidball on Unsplash It's probably much easier and less expensive than you realize to improve your home's curb appeal. Simple fixes such as replacing rickety porch railings or giving trim a fresh, bright coat of paint go a long way toward making prospective home buyers smile. And when you create a welcoming pathway, that leads...
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Posted on 08/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 4804 E 60TH Drive E, Bradenton, FL 34203
SILVERLAKE...A private gated community for your 4 bedroom, 2 bath, one story home. Come check out this beautiful home that backs up to trees for privacy and partial lake view in the front. This home has a great floor-plan, cathedral ceilings, kitchen with breakfast bar and separate breakfast room plus formal dining room! The master suite has a large walk in closet and a bath with double sink vanity, large soaking tub and separate shower. The large living/Great room has a great niche for the entertainment center. This home has extra insulation, an oversized garage and a 2 year old A/C. The interior has just been repainted and the...
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Posted on 08/22/2020
Video Tour - 2111 S Brink Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34239
SOUTH GATE - Mid Century Modern Home that is a Botanical Garden Paradise on Phillippi Creek with 1/3 of an acre! Lush landscaping greets you as you walk up to the ample size front porch with 4" Ceramic tile from 1960. Step inside where the gorgeous Terrazzo floors set the stage for this entire home along with it's original plaster crown moulding in the formal living room and dining room. The kitchen has been updated with newer cabinetry reminiscent of the homes era and newer appliances including a propane range and a Bosch dishwasher. You will love all of the charm the Florida room has with a wood burning fireplace overlooking the Oasis in...
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Posted on 08/22/2020
Another Property Sold - 6320 Robin Cove, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
GORGEOUS UPDATED LAKEFRONT POOL HOME in Lakewood Ranch! 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with $74K in RECENT updates to include new roof, all windows replaced w/impact glass hurricane windows, impact lead glass front door and 8' french doors w/impact glass to pool. Over $10K in landscaping & lighting front back and pool deck. New electric panel surge protector, new garage door opener, new attic stairs, new retractable screen doors on front and back doors, flooring, molding, paint, light fixtures & ceiling fans window blinds throughout. All 3 bathrooms beautifully updated and Master bath has a free standing tub with separate shower and...
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