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Community Spotlight - Veteran's Day 2018

Happy Veteran's Day! Today we salute our military veterans and provide info about Veteran's Day events and local organizations and services for veterans. Here is more info about the Pew Research Center stats about veterans that Ed mentioned. Veteran's Day Events in the Sarasota area Parade Info (SNN News)Events listed in Hearld TribuneWUSF events list Veterans's Organizations and Services Sarasota County Veterans's ServicesSarasota office of Dept. of Veteran's AffairsSRQVETSVeteran's...


Historical Florida Ep 002 - Franklin Field in Sarasota

Franklin Field in Sarasota In this first "real" episode I wanted to feature one of the more interesting historical markers read and I found it when taking my dog to the vet. Links in the show Sarasota History AliveSarasota County Historical MarkersWikipedia Article about Tony Jannus


Real Estate Agents: What can they do for you?

Welcome to Season 2! In this first episode of our new season we start with the basics by chatting about what a real estate agent can do for you! Show Links Shelley Panas, REALTOR®Edward Panas, REALTOR®Century 21 Beggins Enterprises


Historical Florida Ep 001 - Introduction to the show.

About this new show Historical Florida is a weekly podcast about the people, places, and events that made Florida the Sunshine State! Why this show? Two reasons really - history and Florida. Seems overly simplified, but Ed really loves history and during our first few years of living in Florida we were surprised at really interesting history Florida has. This show will give a weekly story about a unique piece of Florida's history with everything from natural history, music, culture and...


Community Spotlight Jingle Bell Run Episode 3 - Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Silverstein

Today we speak with a champion! As our Community Spotlight continues with the Arthritis Foundation and their signature event the Jingle Bell Run, we are here today with Dr. Jeffrey Silverstein of Sarasota Orthopedic Associates and he is serving as Medical Champion for this year’s Jingle Bell Run. Dr. Jeffrey Silverstein - Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Silverstein is a Board Certified and Fellowship Trained orthopedic surgeon who treats both adult and pediatric patients. His expertise covers...


Community Spotlight Jingle Bell Run Episode 2 - Mercer Family

Jaydin Mercer is a rock star! As our Community Spot Light continues with the Arthritis Foundation's signature event the Jingle Bell Run we had the pleasure of chatting with Jennifer and Jaydin Mercer. They are a local family who shared their personal arthritis story with us. Jaydin will be serving as the Youth Honoree for this year’s Jingle Bell Run. Remember her name because this girl is a rock star! Jaydin's Story All I really remember was the pain. Not really how it happened, just...


Outtakes and Jokes with Jo Ann Koontz

BONUS: Outtakes & Jokes with Jo Ann Koontz This short bonus episode is some outtakes from before our interview with Jo Ann followed by some bad jokes by Ed. About Jo Ann Koontz Jo Ann M. Koontz is an attorney and CPA practicing in the areas of real estate, business organizations, and taxation. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Ohio Northern University in 2001, where she specialized in accounting. Jo Ann obtained her Certified Public Accountant license in...


The 1031 Exchange with Jo Ann Koontz

What is a 1031 Exchange? We could just read this out of the IRS code, but we are friends with an expert lawyer and CPA so we thought it would be more fun to ask her. This week we interview real estate law and taxes expert Jo Ann Koontz of Koontz & Associates. About Jo Ann Koontz Jo Ann M. Koontz is an attorney and CPA practicing in the areas of real estate, business organizations, and taxation. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Ohio Northern University...


Community Spotlight - Interview with Dr. Yonker of Sarasota Arthritis Center

We're BACK! After a short hiatus we are back in the studio this week featuring two major changes! First, we will be releasing episodes multiple days each week as we are turning segments into episodes. The second change is our brand new segment "Community Spotlight"! While we like talking real estate and LOVE checking out the best places for food and cocktails for "The Local Flavor" we wanted to start featuring community organizations that help make Sarasota an even better place to...


Where did we go?

Highlights from this episode Square or fluffy? - (0:14) Netflix is totally copying us in reverse. - (2:15) Shelley drops it like its hot. - (2:43) Kinda like Dancing Queen by ABBA. - (6:39) Stripper like paint, not a pole dancer. - (8:20) Ed doesn't want to be an Angie's List wannabe. - (10:53) Where did we go? - (1:50) This short episode is for anyone who has become use to our show being delivered in weekly episodes on Tuesday morning. This is the final final episode of Selling...


Moving on up

Highlights from this episode We're movin' on up! - (2:02) Color code your boxes and your rooms. - (9:02) Shrink wrap is not meant for tormenting your coworkers. - (16:05) Send us $5 bucks and we'll say your name on the Internet radio. - (20:25) We are not going to be the real estate mullet show. - (37:26) One last "superdog!" - (39:01) It's Time to Move! - (3:09) In today's episode Shelley shares some great tips for packing up your house when it is time to move and Ed gives great...


It's Time to Move!

Highlights from this episode It's Time to Move! - (2:16) In this episode Shelley discusses when the possession of the home changes from the seller to the buyer. Sellers want to know how long after closing do they have to pack up and move out of the house and buyers want to know how soon they can move in. Hurricane Preparedness - (19:22) After experiencing our first big hurricane in 2017 (Hurricane Irma) we decided this year we would share some hurricane prep information! Hurricane...


No Worries No Stress

Highlights from this episode "Edward is a bright young man, but he talk's a lot and his sense of humor is distracting." - (1:25) It's not all about Sneaky Pete! - (3:00) The cure for real estate stress - a tiki bar! - (32:45) There are orange crabs EVERYWHERE! - (34:47) The Mahi Reuben sandwich at Sniki Tiki is AWESOME! - (35:28) OMG! Do not Google a "sneaky pete"! - (41:55) Don't Stress Out! - (3:45) In this episode Shelley describes potential sources of stress while selling your...


Runaway to Siesta Key

Highlights from this episode Shelley doesn't know how to "be chill". - (1:21) Everybody go: Hotel, motel, whatcha gonna do today (say what?) - (4:04) Don't go trolling for sharks. - (7:15) We're not exactly night life people. - (16:52) Shelley wants Ed to have a ukulele. - (28:12) SUPER DOG! - (32:08) One long big segment of just The Local Flavor - (2:28) This weekend we had a very rare occurrence - Shelley & Ed BOTH had time free over the weekend! Instead of staying home and being...


Behind the scenes

Highlights from this episode Ed gets a promotion to co-host - (1:05) Please turn off your notifications while we record - (3:01) Upcoming changes to the show - (3:15) Worst advice about podcasting ever - (6:38) Why we chose Libsyn to host our podcast - (18:10) Best advice about podcasting ever - (40:29) Behind the scenes interview with Ed Panas - (5:55) Since starting our show we have been getting more questions about how to start a podcast so today Shelley interviews Ed about the...


Califlorida Dreaming

Highlights from this episode Why is Ed in California? - (1:51) What a mountain is...for people who have never left Florida. - (3:40) It's 20 dollar burger day in California...AWESOME! - (5:30) California is nice, but Florida is better! - (6:10) Cue LL Cool J! (Please don't sue us - we love you James!) - (6:38) Shelley will never ever ever ever (never) ever never ever ever ever. -(11:12) A "Mister Ed" joke / reference. It was bound to happen eventually. - (14:27) Stay classy Sarasota!...


Diners, Drinks, and Del Webb

Highlights from this episode Martini's as research? - (0:02) Where can you find your mermaid? - (5:37) Mermaids on Discovery Channel? - (7:47) Two words - Strawberry butter! - (15:29) Magic shows at Del Webb? - (22:31) Ed takes a nap in a model home while Shelley works. - (27:40) Update: Mermaid Vodka - (2:47) Podcasting can present many opportunities and we have had many since starting Selling Sarasota Podcast. A recent opportunity presented by this show is a new job for Ed in sales...


Updates vs Upgrades

Highlights from this episode That's not improv! - (00:10) Two segments of The Local Flavor? The truth comes out! - (1:51) Christine Alexander's ego boost in 3...2...1 - (2:51) Time to upgrade dinner! - (20:26) "What if some woman wants me to do it to her and I don't know what it is?" - (25:49) Shelley pictures the staff at Easter Seals in gang colors taking over the streets. - (41:25) Updates vs Upgrades - (6:57) What is the difference between an update and an upgrade when it comes...


Easter Seals and the Giving Challenge

Highlights from this episode Ed loves pugs and pug paintings. - (0:13) Nobody puts baby in the corner! - (1:06) Just for the record, Tom has not gone swimming with the manatees. - (4:21) What is Easter Seals? Tom gives an excellent answer! - (5:10) Spoiler Alert! Tom Waters is Captain America. - (16:11) Woof Wednesday saves lives! - (16:25) All of the many ways YOU can help Easter Seals today! - (18:15) What is The Giving Challenge? - (20:30) Quite possibly the best answer to any...


Golf and Taxes in Florida

Highlights from this episode How golf and taxes are alike. -(0:01) Sarasota is the BEST place to retire! - (2:59) How to not treat Ed like a savage. - (4:44) What the heck is FIRPTA? - (9:10) Why interviewing Jo Ann Koontz is GOLD baby! Just GOLD! - (15:48) How you can let Koontz & Associates be your shock absorber. - (31:00) Ed returns to the golf course for the first time in 3 years! - (34:00) Interview with Jo Ann Koontz of Koontz and Associates - (4:30) Today attorney Jo Ann...