Beth Dilley's Blog Posts

5 Signs It's Time To Downsize Your Home

Downsizing a home is almost inevitable for many people. Once your children are out of the house, you don’t need and probably don’t want as much space as you once had. Downsizing can be

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Top 5 Home Improvements That Add The Most Value To Your Home

Considering some upgrades to your property in 2022? The list below lists the renovations that pack the most return on investment to your property. 1. Updating the KitchenThe kitchen may be the

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Welcome Back International Guests: What It Means For Southwest Florida

In early November we began to welcome the first international tourists back to Southwest Florida. Many who weren’t able to travel to the U.S. 

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5 Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investing

You’ve heard that buying rental properties can produce a valuable, recurring cash flow. But, are you aware that it can also make your financial picture prettier come tax time? Read on to learn

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Find Your Dream Home: 9 Ways To Land A Home In A Competitive Market

You’ve heard it over and over again over the past year: the real estate market is booming. Interest rates are low, home prices are up and buyers are excited for a change of

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New Airline and Flights to Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

Interesting in the news recently is the significant growth of travelers in and out of Sarasota International Airport (SRQ).  SRQ airport 

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Considering A Short Term Rental Investment? 5 Tips To Success

Whether you currently own short term rentals or are considering if this is right for you, it's important to know how things have changed post-pandemic, and what you can do going forward to set

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Top 3 Design Trends for 2022

Fall is a popular time to start much-needed house upgrades now that the weather is more ideal. Planning your designs so they are in alignment with current trends is a key to adding value. 2022

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Real Estate Market Update for September 2021

Real Estate Market Update for September

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7 Health Benefits of Taking A Vacation

People in the U.S. are working more hours and taking less time off, bringing on various mental and physical health challenges. When work is overwhelming and your work-life balance feels out of,

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Fun Facts About 4th Of July You Probably Didn't Know Of

For many, the 4th of July is an excuse to relax in the sun, toss back a few drinks, and watch fireworks with their family and friends, but the history of Independence Day is much richer and more

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Sarasota Real Estate Market Report February 2021

I recently listed a house in our west of the trail neighborhood at 1226 Holly Fern Lane.  The home is in the gated community of Mandarin Park. When I go on a listing appointment, it is

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Southwest Airlines starts flying from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES ANNOUNCES NEW SERVICE FROM SARASOTA - BRADENTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTSouthwest Airlines just announced that it will be serving four new destinations from Sarasota-Bradenton

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Ascendia Group Siesta Key, Florida Named 2020 Best Property Managers Award

Ascendia Group |Real Estate | Property Management | Insurance, located in the heart of Siesta Key, Florida, was recently given the 2020 Best Property Managers award by Expertise. Ascendia

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Ascendia Group Named 2020 Best Property Managers By Expertise

Ascendia Group Real Estate | Property Management | Insurance, located on Siesta Key, Florida was recently named 2020 Best Property Managers by Expertise. Ascendia Group is a property management

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Sarasota Real Estate Market Report For October 2020

My last update to you spoke to the diminishing inventory of single-family homes in Sarasota County.  Well folks, the trend continues for the month of August.  The months of

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Sarasota Real Estate Market Update for August 2020

If you “geek out” on statistics like I do, you will enjoy this month’s Sarasota Real Estate Market Update! One would have thought the Coronavirus would have negatively

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