How to Avoid a "Surfside Condo" Collapse

How to Avoid a “Surfside Condo” Collapse

Did the condo collapse that happened in Surfside, Florida make you think twice about living in (or buying) a condominium? Me too! On this video I talk with an expert in the structural issues that condominium buildings can have and how to spot them yourself.

Downtown Sarasota Condo Buildings

Downtown Sarasota Condo Buildings – don’t you love them? Don’t you envy the people who live in them? This video shows you those condos that not only enjoy those spectacular views of Sarasota Bay, but also close proximity to the fabulous live theatre and variety of restaurants located in Downtown Sarasota. If you want to see these condos up close and personal, give me a call!

Kris Kesling-Hays, Realtor Direct: (941) 321-5638
Bonus: Click here for my “Condo Buying Checklist” to find out what documents to ask for if you want to buy a condo:

Boat Storage Sarasota

Boat Storage Sarasota – need to know where you can dock your boat in Sarasota, Bradenton or Palmetto, Florida? Well there are choices! As a sailboat owner myself, I have combed through the options and have put together this video to share what I know. I also put together a short list of some of the bigger boat storage places, some that offer dry dock storage. Click here to download a PDF of the local marinas:…​ Call me for more information: Kris Kesling-Hays Preferred Properties of Sarasota Mobile: (941) 321-5638 Email: Kris@PrefHomes.Net Website:

Why I Love Indian Beach Sapphire Shores

Why I love Indian Beach Sapphire Shores! This lovely community of eclectic homes in the north west corner of Sarasota attracts home buyers from all over the globe. Ringling College of Art and Design, New College and the University of South Florida all have campuses in this neighborhood. The Asolo Reperatory Theatre and the Sarasota Ballet perform in venues in this neighborhood.

The neighborhood is comprised of bungalows, mid-century ranchers, Mediterranean revival style homes and waterfront mansions live side by side along these winding, tree-lined streets. You’ll love it as much as I do!

What Do Condo Fees Cover?

What do condo fees cover? Well. it varies from community to community. This video tells you about common misconceptions when it comes to condo fees. Do the fees cover a lot of expenses or is the community making up for mistakes of the past? Are condo fees an additional expense over owning a single family home?

Here’s the link I mention in the video for the Condo Buyers Checklist:

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