8
May

Finding Out How Much Houses Are In Sarasota

I recently tried to find out how much houses in Sarasota were. There are quite a few options and I was surprised about that because I thought that there would only be a few at this time of year. What I found out pretty quickly is that there are people that sell homes all year round and at different price points. I really enjoy looking at prices for homes because it depends on where they are located and it just as interesting to me how some areas are worth more than others.

When I looked up how much are houses in Sarasota on the internet I found a lot of different answers. David Wolf from http://www.wolfwantshouses.com/sell-house-fast/florida/sarasota/ gave the following advice, “One thing that I needed to watch out for were the homes that were no longer on sale but we’re still on the internet listed as if they were. You can also look for inherited houses in the area for a great deal http://www.wolfwantshouses.com/blog/is-there-a-holding-period-before-selling-my-inherited-home-customer_sarasota_34232/” The good news is, that most people put their phone number on their listings or an email address so I was able to weed out the ones that were no longer available. I made a list of what I could afford and then I started looking through each home to make sure it met my needs and the needs of my family.

12
May

I Love Uber

Uber is the best way to get around Sarasota, Florida. You will save yourself a tremendous amount of money by using this convenient form of transportation. One of the many features of using a Uber vehicle is that you can have the vehicle waiting for you at a specific location and at a specific time. You will also be able to see exactly where the Uber driver is on their friendly app.

The other advantage is that the payment is cashless. You do all of the money transactions online which means that you do not have to carry cash with you to experience the advantages of a Uber ride. This also is great because a driver’s tip can also paid online in advance.

More and more people are using this form of transportation because it is also a lot cheaper than hiring your typical taxi driver. For example, a trip from Irving Street in Sarasota Florida to Floyd Street will cost you anywhere between $5 and $14. You can choose either Uber X for between $5 and $7, Uber XL for between $8 and $11, or Uber Select for between $11 and $14.

Either way, choosing a Uber ride is your best alternative by far.

10
May

How Is Sarasota FL Weather?

I wanted to know how the weather in Sarasota Florida was before I traveled there. I really wanted to make sure that I went to this area when it was comfortable for me to be outside there. As most people probably know, Florida, it gets very hot very fast in the summertime. That’s why I plan my vacation around a time of year when it wouldn’t be too hot or too cool in the area so I could get a few things done and enjoying my visit there. It went a lot better than expected because it’s easy to predict the weather these days using the internet.

The weather on the Internet is I search for the name of the city and the state using Google. Then, I go through the first few results so I can get a good look at what different forecasts say about where I am going. I know that this is not always the most accurate way to get information so I always make sure to pack extra clothing and different things that could help if it started to rain or storm. I don’t want to get caught in a tourist trap having to buy an umbrella or something because I trusted that the weather report was perfect.

9
May

Getting From Tampa To Sarasota

There are a couple of ways to get from Tampa to Sarasota. One of these ways is to take the bus. There are bus lines that run from city-to-city all across the United States and if you take advantage of that van you can save some money. The reason this is so cheap is because the ride is very long and it takes a lot of patience to get through it. If you don’t want to spend a lot of time with a lot of strangers on a bus then you probably shouldn’t go this route.

You can also drive your car to go from Tampa to Sarasota. If you’re going to do this then make sure that you take your vehicle in to see a mechanic before you go. You want to make sure that everything is working properly because you do not need your car breaking down on you as you were on your way to Sarasota. Luckily, there are a lot of cities along the way that you could stop in at if something goes wrong. You also should make sure you bring a long enough activities for everyone in the vehicle so you don’t have to stop a lot or listen to a lot of complaining while you’re driving.

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8
May

How I Plan To Get From Orlando To Sarasota

I wanted to share my story about taking a bus from Orlando to Sarasota. I didn’t want to spend a lot of money and this is not a very far trip for me so I really wanted to make sure that I went the right way. I know that the bus can be cramped and that it takes a while to get anywhere in it because of all the stops it makes but it is a good way to get from one place to another.

When I use the bus I made sure to just keep to myself and I made sure that I packed enough things to keep me going when I made it to Sarasota. For instance, I made sure to bring all of my hygiene products so I didn’t have to buy them when I got there.

It can be very difficult to deal with other people when you are riding on the bus so make sure that you just keep to yourself and that you don’t talk very much because other people might want to talk to you and get information out of you. Don’t let people know what you’re up to or where you’re going and just keep to yourself and everything should be fine.

8
May

My Search For Good Sarasota Schools

I wanted to make sure that I had my kids go to the best Sarasota schools. There are a few options and I wanted to make sure that the one I picked was in a good neighborhood and had good teachers. I have another family member that lives in the area and I talked to them about what they think of the various schools I was considering. They seem to have a good idea of where I should let my kid go but I still wanted to do further research just in case the school changed over time.

I also had to consider how close the school was to my home because I would have to travel there each day to bring my kid to school. I also, had to think about the bus in case my child couldn’t get a ride from me because the school was a little out of my way. There were, thankfully, a lot of good schools with bus routes right around where I live so I found the perfect one. I want to make sure that my kids can get to school each day whether I can take them or not because it’s really important for me to further their education.

8
May

Hurricane Anxiety

There once was a gentleman who asked another gentleman if hurricanes hit Sarasota, Florida. The other gentleman said that it is not a matter of “if” but a matter of “when”. Sarasota, Florida is in a hurricane zone and even though they do not get many direct hits from hurricanes they do receive a few minor close calls.

The last major hurricane to directly hit Sarasota County was in 1944. That hurricane back then had 100+ mph winds. According to the Sarasota County History Center there has not been a direct hit for more than a century.

However, it all depends on what you consider a direct hit. Most people consider a direct hit as when a hurricane has its eye pass over a location. Hurricane Donna in 1960, had headwinds of 90 to 100 mph in Sarasota County. The city of Sarasota since 1871 has had only 32 tropical systems that have approached within 60 miles.

There is no doubt that living in a hurricane zone can produce a tremendous amount of anxiety for its residents. For residents of Florida a hurricane warning may be a regular yearly event but at least these warnings are given with plenty of time to prepare.

8
May

Just How Are The Beaches In Sarasota FL?

Just how are the beaches in Sarasota FL? This was something I asked my parents when I called them the other week. They recently moved down there for retirement, and the kids are already begging to visit for a week in the summer. Time with the grandparents and fun in the sun at the beach? My daughter is already packing.

The funny thing is, my parents will never know. They hate swimming in anything that isn’t artificially cleaned water like a swimming pool. They’ve been to the beach down there once for a walk, and mom was complaining about sand in her shoes.

I might just have to resort to online research to find the best beaches in Sarasota, because there’s no way I go down there with the kids and don’t take them almost every day.

I actually plan on every other day though, just in case of rain. That, and I don’t think I could stand the mess if we went every day. Would their swim suits even have time to dry? I shudder to think about it.

Besides, they need to spend some time with their grandparents, who are likely to stay home.

30
Apr

Sarasota Dances Around The Moon May 1st 2017

Bring your gal. Bring your guy. Sarasota FL Dances Around The Moon on May 1st, 2017!

Everybody loves to dance, and we’re putting on our annual dance festival for residents of Sarasota. Stop by for local music from The Shindigglers and an amazing mobile dance floor in the house.

Night will kick things into overdrive as we turn on the lights and the music turns to tango. This is an event you won’t want to miss if you love to dance the night away.