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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 live! We...


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...


Best Beaches Ever

Highlights from this episode Why is Ed whispering? - (1:15) Shelley interviews her family. - (3:24) Ed has a new gig! - (4:23) Why we bought our car at Sarasota Ford. - (4:50) You don't have to shovel sunshine! - (9:25) What if Mickey Mouse is on page 5? - (11:06) High quality sound effects. (37:30) So is it cay or key? - (42:13) Ed's been to all 10 and he's bragging about it. - (45:45) Interview with Jennifer Martinez - (6:44) In our second interview with Jennifer Martinez (the...


Tacos, Pirates, and Marshmallow Steaks

Highlights from this episode Interview with Gunner Davis - (2:49) In our second interview with Gunner Davis (Managing Partner of Century 21 Beggins in Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, and Longboat Key) we discuss the best practices for selling your home in Sarasota. With over 13 years experience and over 500 homes sold he offers several great tips for home sellers. The Local Flavor - Surf Shack - (26:44) One of our favorite local spots for a late lunch or early dinner after relaxing at Lido...


Gators in Myakka

Highlights from this episode Cocktails with Customers - (2:23) Today we enjoy exceptionally smooth Mermaid Vodka with Andy and Marci Kaye at their new home in Del Webb - Lakewood Ranch! The Local Flavor - (13:28) After living in Sarasota for four years we FINALLY make time to visit beautiful Myakka State Park which is surprisingly only a 20 to 30 minute drive east of Sarasota! Also we have our first installment of Fun Facts with Ed. This week it is appropriately about...


Mermaids and manatees

Highlights from this episode The Local Flavor - extended edition - (2:09) This week in The Local Flavor we are focusing on all things MERMAID (and that includes manatees)! Interview with Carol Strickland, Chief Executive Mermaid of Mermaid Vodka - (2:49) We had the good fortune of being one of the first customers to order Mermaid Vodka the day it was first sold at Crescent Club and we were hooked from the very first sip! From then on we started following the mermaids on social media and...


Century 21 defying mediocrity with Nick Bailey!

Highlights from this episode Interview with Nick Bailey, President & CEO of Century 21 Global - (1:35) "Century 21's new mission statement is "to defy mediocrity and deliver extraordinary experiences". Mediocre is when there is anxiety, stress, or it's not easy. When you remove these three things from the process it removes mediocrity. Everything we stand for is to defy mediocrity." About Nick Bailey* Nick Bailey was appointed president and chief executive officer for Century 21 Real...


Hitting it out of the park

Highlights from this episode Interview with Shannon Corr of Shannon Corr Photography - (3:55) A short discussion of the importance of great photography is important to the sale of a home. Shannon tells about how he got his start as a professional start taking photos documenting his experience as a drummer in a band in San Francisco. He then went to school and became an credentialed professional photographer. Beyond being a master of the technical aspects of photography (lighting,...


Tacos and Naughty Monks

Highlights from this episode The Local Flavor - (1:43) Tacos to Go 2773 Bee Ridge Rd Sarasota, FL 34239 Tacos to Go (Facebook Page) Naughty Monk Brewery 2507 Lakewood Ranch Blvd Bradenton, FL 34211 Interview with Diana Eibler CEO and one of the founders of Naughty Monk Brewery - (5:00) Shell & Tell - (26:02) If you would like to have your questions answered on an upcoming Shell & Tell please contact...


Sushi and Superheroes

Highlights from this episode The Local Flavor - (3:10) "Sushi and Superheroes" We started the evening with dinner at Hana Sushi Lounge. Our favorites were the Origami Roll and Kiss of the Dragon Roll. Ed enjoyed the blonde ale by Naughty Monk Brewery so much we will be visiting them very soon for an episode of The Local Flavor! After dinner we walked down the street to Lakewood Ranch Cinemas to see Black Panther (directed by Ryan Coogler not Ryan "Coogan") before we heard any of...