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As Florida’s toxic red tide stretches on, residents report health problems

Doctors in southwest Florida say they’ve seen an increase in patients complaining of breathing problems.
NBC NEWS by Annie Rose Ramos / Sep.02.2018 / 6:08 AM ET

SIESTA KEY, Fla. — It started with a tickle in her throat. Then came the coughing, then the headaches.
When the symptoms began earlier this summer, Monet Sexaure, 40, who is four months pregnant, […]

By |September 4th, 2018|Canadian Florida Real Estate, Florida Homes For Canadians, Florida Real Estate For Canadians|Comments Off on As Florida’s toxic red tide stretches on, residents report health problems

Florida declares a state of emergency as red tide kills animals and disrupts tourism

Reprinted from The Washington Post August 14, 2018

By Joel Achenbach, Washington Post Reporter

Kate Furby, AAAS Mass Media Fellow

Alex Horton, Washington Post Reporter

Florida’s governor this week made official what residents of southwest Florida already knew: The bloom of toxic algae that has darkened gulf waters is an emergency. The red tide has made breathing difficult for locals, […]

By |August 20th, 2018|Florida Homes For Canadians, Moving To Florida From Canada|Comments Off on Florida declares a state of emergency as red tide kills animals and disrupts tourism

Rising sea levels? Most Fla. coastal buyers aren’t worried yet

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Aug. 13, 2018 – As Scott Yurchison shows potential buyers waterfront properties on the Atlantic Ocean or Indian River in New Smyrna Beach, the real estate agent fields questions about amenities, schools and nearby services. He rarely gets a question about rising sea levels.
He and agents in some of the state’s […]

By |August 20th, 2018|Canadian Florida Homes and or Waterfront Homes, Canadian Florida Real Estate, Moving To Florida From Canada|Comments Off on Rising sea levels? Most Fla. coastal buyers aren’t worried yet

New Canada-Florida chamber planned amid talk of tariffs

Source – http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/brinkmann-on-business/os-bz-canada-trade-war-20180302-story.html

Paul Brinkmann

Canadian Minister of Transportation Marc Garneau talks with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, the same day that President Donald Trump announced tariffs on imported steel.

Amid growing protectionist moves by President Donald Trump’s administration, Canadians in Florida are expanding a chamber of commerce between the nation […]

By |March 6th, 2018|Canadian Florida Investment Properties, Canadian Florida Real Estate, Moving To Florida From Canada|Comments Off on New Canada-Florida chamber planned amid talk of tariffs

The 3 Biggest Mistakes most Buyers make when buying Florida Real Estate

1. Not knowing the neighborhood. Real estate always has been and always will be a local business. “Know your neighborhood” is a cardinal rule in this business. A real estate professional knows what is going on in their local market area. Hire a local professional.

2. Getting stuck in an HOA (Home Owners Association) nightmare – […]

By |January 29th, 2018|Canadian Florida Real Estate, Florida Real Estate For Canadians|Comments Off on The 3 Biggest Mistakes most Buyers make when buying Florida Real Estate

SRQ market area update – Sarasota – Bradenton – Venice – boasts 2 of the top 10 selling MPCs in all of USA

SRQ market area update – (Sarasota – Bradenton – Venice) – boasts 2 of the top 10 selling MPCs in all of USA – a testament to SRQ’s unbeatable quality of life and relative affordability.

FLORIDA Master planned communities 2017 sales report

“Lakewood Ranch in Sarasota has made regular appearances near the top of the list for […]

By |January 25th, 2018|Canadian Buyers Guide To Florida Real Estate, Canadian Florida Real Estate, Canadian Florida Real Estate Guide, Canadian Snowbird Information Florida|Comments Off on SRQ market area update – Sarasota – Bradenton – Venice – boasts 2 of the top 10 selling MPCs in all of USA

Hurricane Irma lessons learned

After Irma, buyers might face higher prices for newer Florida homes
By Erica Alini National Online Journalist, Money/Consumer  Global News
U.S. realtors say the higher prices have to do with a high demand in newer homes.

Canadians dropped a whopping US $19 billion last year buying up real estate in the U.S. And Florida was their leading destination.

Hurricane Irma is unlikely to […]

By |September 18th, 2017|Canadian Buyers Guide To Florida Real Estate, Florida Homes For Canadians Book, Helping Canadians Buy Florida Real Estate|Comments Off on Hurricane Irma lessons learned

Canadian snowbirds could stay in U.S. longer under proposed federal bill

7/27/17 – Sun Sentinel – Skyler Swisher – Contact Reporter

Canadians who can’t get enough of South Florida’s sunny beaches are gaining some help from Congress.
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-West Boca, has introduced the “Canadian Snowbird Visa Act,” which would allow Canadians to stay an extra two months in the United States if they own or […]

By |July 31st, 2017|Canadian Florida Real Estate, Florida Homes and Condos Canada, Florida Homes For Canadians|Comments Off on Canadian snowbirds could stay in U.S. longer under proposed federal bill

Canadians set record with U.S. real estate shopping spree

New report says Canadians spent $19 billion US on homes south of the border in the past year
By Steven D’Souza, CBC News Posted: Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jul 22, 2017 2:34 PM ET

New Brunswick’s Joel Levesque had no idea he was helping set a record when he bought a home in […]

By |July 23rd, 2017|Florida Homes For Canadians|Comments Off on Canadians set record with U.S. real estate shopping spree

Foreign Buyers Pump Up U.S. Home Prices

Canadian and Chinese buyers help fuel 50% jump to a new record, By Laura Kusisto, US Housing Reporter, The Wall Street Journal, 18 July 2017
Foreigners are buying U.S. homes at a record rate, helping push up prices in coveted coastal cities already squeezed by supply shortages.

In all, foreign buyers and recent immigrants purchased $153 billion […]

By |July 22nd, 2017|Canadian Buyers Guide To Florida Real Estate, Canadian Buying Florida Real Estate, Canadian Florida Real Estate Guide, Moving To Florida From Canada|Comments Off on Foreign Buyers Pump Up U.S. Home Prices