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Golfing Communities in Southern Florida

Feb 10, 2021
Trevisio Bay Golf

Naples is known for its high-end shopping, upscale residences, vibrant arts and culture scene, magnificent white sand beaches, and of course, top-tier golfing. Here are some of our favorites...

Retiring in Naples or Sarasota

Nov 28, 2020
Naples Aerial

It’s well-known that Florida is a great state to retire to. The sun, the surf, and the social security top the list of perks for the Sunshine State. Now the question remains: where in Florida will you retire? At Real Estate Scorecard, we recommend Naples or Sarasota—two of the most luxurious city getaways the state has to offer.

Vero Beach - A Treasure Trove of Bliss

Jan 11, 2019
Vero Beach

As the harsh winter temperatures invade most of the country, there are a few places that offer a warm escape during the season. One of our favorite spots can be found in Vero Beach frequently named one of the top retirement cities in Florida. Known as the “Treasure Coast”, this area was once inhabited by only wildlife, mosquitoes and hostile Indians. Today the town is a radiant mecca of exquisite homes, five-star restaurants, beautiful beaches, rich culture and is found in Indian River County. In fact it is ranked as Florida’s 6th wealthiest county...

Naples Florida - Retirement Paradise on the Gulf of Mexico

Dec 26, 2018
waterfront property Naples Florida

This time of year, folks looking to escape the harsh winter season, often look towards the options offered in the sunshine state of Florida. Florida has become one of the most popular retirement destinations in the country for multiple reasons. White sandy beaches, glorious sunsets, first-class dining, and impressive resort-style communities are drawing Baby Boomers country-wide to this spectacular retirement destination in a state that has great weather year-round and no...

The Florida Keys Resorts are Back!

Sep 18, 2018
Moorings Village Islamorada

It sure is amazing what one year can mean to the life of a community. Since last Hurricane Irma last September, the community’s spirit in the Florida Keys has truly flourished, ensuring the recovery not only of our beautiful Florida Keys vacation homes but also of our hearts. Paradise is looking better every day in the Florida Keys. Hawks Cay is a shining example of...

Marlin Bay Florida Keys Homes - A Role Model in Hurricane Resistant Construction

Oct 13, 2017
Marlin Bay Florida Keys marina

This week, we toured Marlin Bay on the island town of Marathon in the Middle Keys, to see how well the West Indies-style homes overlooking the Gulf of Mexico withstood the fierce Category 4 winds of Hurricane Irma. Marlin Bay is a gated community with low maintenance, oceanfront luxury homes and perhaps the finest deepwater marina in the Florida Keys...

55+ Paradise Coming to Daytona Beach Florida

Aug 1, 2017
active senior living communities

In case you don’t know, we’re big fans of Minto Communities for more than 30 years. Now Minto has teamed up with Jimmy Buffet branding some of the most interesting active senior living communities around. “I'd rather die while I'm living then live while I'm dead” and “if we weren't all crazy, we'd just go insane”. Buffet’s focus on a happy attitude is just what today’s overworked baby boomer is screaming for. An affordable tropical-themed community with...

Sarasota Music Festival - Three Weeks of Musical Bliss

Jun 8, 2016
Jazz and Music Festivals

One of the best beach towns in Florida to retire to is Sarasota—for dozens of reasons, the least of which is the amazing Sarasota music scene. From folk to jazz to classical, there is something for everyone. From June 9th to the 25th, classical musicians and mavens will enjoy fabulous lectures, master classes, and performances given by young and established talent at the 2016 Sarasota Music Festival. The Festival...

Vero Beach Pelican Island Wildlife Refuge

May 2, 2016
Best beach towns in Florida

For nature lovers, Florida is a great place to settle down. The Sunshine State has beautiful beaches, swamp lands, forests, lakes and vibrant nature preserves. If you appreciate wildlife, there are areas throughout the state to explore native habitats, where you'll find birds, fish, bobcats, otters, dolphin and manatee. One of the top spots for animal watching is Pelican Island Wildlife Refuge, with 5400+ acres of protected land and waters. Located in Vero Beach...

Sarasota Springtime Festivals with a Salty Twist

Mar 23, 2016
Food and wine festivals

Spring is the peak time of year in Sarasota, Florida. The rising temperatures bring more entertainment to the area. Affordable beach homes and Sarasota Florida gated communities keep retirees and young families flocking to the area too. Sarasota County is often referred to as the cultural capital of the Gulf Coast because...


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