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INTERESTING
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Englewood, FL
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Englewood, FL is ranked #2 by TripAdvisor.com 
TravelCast Top 10 U.S. Destinations
for 2009.

Charlotte county's population is about 158,000 and has risen at a brisk 31% since 2000. Compared with 14% for Florida and 7% nationwide.

Florida has 1,200 miles of sand beaches and 1,800 miles of coastline.

Florida has more golf courses than any other state with more than 1,250 courses. 

A study by bankrate.com showed that 92% of Americans believe a home is a good investment for the future.

Homes sold with a REALTOR® sell for up to 16% more than those sold by themselves.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® studies show 82% of sales are the result of agent contacts through previous clients, referrals, friends, family, and personal contacts. 

50% of sales are cooperative sales; that is, a real estate agent other than yours brings the buyer. Your agent acts as the marketing coordinator, disbursing information about your property to other real estate agents. 

Almost one third of homes are sold via a yard sign. 

A recent study by the National Association of REALTORS® found that properties with six or more photos get 300% more views than properties with one photo.


Charlotte County
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Charlotte County Government Owner's Manual

Charlotte County Permit Search

Charlotte County Utilities Water & Sewer Availability Inquiry

Charlotte County Scrub Jay Territory Search

Charlotte County Flood Zone Information

Charlotte County Septic System Information

Charlotte County Sewer Information

Sarasota County
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Sarasota County Permit Search

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Florida Department of Law Enforcement
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Florida Home Town Locator
Florida local information, data, and resources

55+ Communities
Directory of 55+ Housing Communities

Home Warranty Information

Florida Energy-Efficiency Rating Information Brochure (PDF)

EPA Brochure, Protect Your Family From Lead In Your Home (PDF)
Homes Built Prior to 1978

Common Myths Shared by Homebuyers (PDF)

Real Estate 101 Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Homebuyer's Toolkit: 10 Steps to Purchasing a Home (PDF)

Buyer's Brochure (PDF)

Seller's Brochure (PDF)

How a Realtor Keeps You And Your Home Safe (PDF)

The Critical Role of the Realtor in a Real Estate Transaction (PDF)

National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics (PDF)
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