Selling Sarasota

Selling Sarasota

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Welcome to Selling Sarasota Podcast! In every episode Shelley lays the smackdown on misinformation and delivers key insights into local real estate. Shelley Panas is a REALTOR® with Century 21 Beggins Enterprises in Sarasota, Florida.


049 Working from Home
Mar 30 • 43 min
Shelley & Ed share their 8 tips for working from home.
048 Buyers Closing Costs
Mar 23 • 38 min
Today we are going to wrap up the conversation we started during the last episode concerning Closing Costs. During the last episode, we discussed those relating to the seller. Today, we will review those of the buyer.
047 Sellers Closing Costs
Mar 16 • 50 min
Closing costs can be so completely confusing! Over her years as a Realtor® Shelley has had several discussions with her customers about closing costs. What are they? How much do I need to plan for? Can I negotiate them? Today’s episode is the first of two…
046 Yesner Wins!
Mar 7 • 51 min
In this episode, our good friend Shawn Yesner is our first ever guest host! Ed and Shawn are in Orlando attending PodFest 2020 while Shelley is back in Sarasota working with multiple listings. Ed was going to just post a quick show this week, but since…
045 And this makes TWO!
Mar 2 • 27 min
TWO IN A ROW! TWO IN A ROW! We almost took this week off due to both of us having a nasty flu bug the past few days, but we aren’t just some flash in the pan podfading slackers! So we fired up the mics, took a few shots of NyQuil and shared some random…
044 We Were on a BREAK!
Feb 24 • 28 min
We are BACK! We didn’t mean to take a full year off, it just sort of happened. It wasn’t you, it was us. In today’s episode, we share a list of ridiculous excuses for why we were stopped recording our podcast (and a few of the actual reasons). Just the…
043 Shelley is out this week - time to EXPERIMENT!!!
Mar 28, 2019 • 15 min
Shelley is out this week recovering from her operation, so Ed has taken over the show and it has gone off the rails. Please come back soon Shelley! Here is what Ed did in Shelley’s absence: Streamed a FB Live episode of the show. Recorded this episode…
042 PodFest Multimedia Expo 2019
Mar 14, 2019 • 38 min
This was the best PodFest EVER! Well, except Shelley wasn’t there, so it had a major downside for Ed. =( This year PodFest was bigger with more speakers, more vendors, and more attendees than ever before! If you are thinking about starting a podcast in…
041 Shelley’s Battle with Cancer
Mar 7, 2019 • 60 min
On February 9th we celebrated our 1st year anniversary in podcasting! Though we had a great first year in podcasting, 2018 proved to be full of more challenges than we expected. In June of 2018 our show’s host was diagnosed with breast cancer. That is…
040 It’s our ONE YEAR PODIVERSARY!
Feb 13, 2019 • 20 min
Hard to believe it’s been a year! Our first episode was released on Feb 9th 2018 which we launched while attending Podfest pod in Orlando. To celebrate our first year as podcasters we decided to take a break from our normal format to discuss our first…
039 St Pete Podcasters
Feb 7, 2019 • 33 min
A great evening with St. Pete Podcasters! This week we took a break from real estate to visit our friends Robyn Sayles and Diane Kutz of St. Pete Podcasters at their monthly meetup at Pinellas Ale Works! We gave a short presentation about how we got…
037 A Closer Look - Should you get a pre-listing inspection?
Jan 24, 2019 • 15 min
“But why would we get an inspection before the house is on the market? Isn’t that the buyers problem?” In today’s episode Shelley explains how a pre-listing inspection can help you avoid unpleasant surprises when selling your home. She also explains the…
036 Real Estate Agents - What can they do for you?
Jan 18, 2019 • 31 min
Today we kick off the new season with the first episode of our 2019 season. Shelley gives you all the reasons you should hire a real estate agent (or REALTOR®). Ed shares his news about becoming a REALTOR® struggles with why REALTOR® is spelled…
038 Clean It Up! - How to get your home ready for sale
Jan 6, 2019 • 29 min
What do we mean by ‘clean it up’? Today Shelley shares her best practices of how customers should prepare their home for sale including removing clutter, giving the house a thorough cleaning, deodorizing, and clearing out overly crowded storage spaces.
035 Happy New Year 2019!
Jan 1, 2019 • 42 min
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019! We have had an exciting year in 2018 with some changes and challenges along the way. In this week’s episode we close out 2018 with a quick year in review with highlights including starting this podcast, Ed getting his real estate…
034 Christmas in Sarasota 2018
Dec 22, 2018 • 25 min
As Christmas Day is just around the corner we took a quick break from the hustle and bustle of last minute real estate deals to check out some of the local holiday events around Sarasota this week! This is DEFINITELY NOT an all encompassing ultimate guide…
033 Community Spotlight - Veteran’s Day 2018
Nov 9, 2018 • 21 min
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…
032 Historical Florida - Franklin Field in Sarasota
Nov 8, 2018 • 10 min
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 Alive Sarasota County Historical Markers…
031 Historical Florida - Introduction to the Show
Nov 2, 2018 • 13 min
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…
028 Outtakes and Jokes with Jo Ann Koontz
Oct 25, 2018 • 6 min
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…
026 Community Spotlight - Interview with Dr. Yonker of Sarasota Arthritis Center
Oct 22, 2018 • 20 min
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…
029 Community Spotlight Jingle Bell Run Episode 2 - Mercer Family
Oct 22, 2018 • 28 min
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…
027 The 1031 Exchange with Jo Ann Koontz
Oct 16, 2018 • 30 min
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 &…
030 Community Spotlight Jingle Bell Run - Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Silverstein
Oct 3, 2018 • 15 min
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…
025 Where Did We Go?
Jul 3, 2018 • 13 min
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…
024 Moving on Up
Jun 26, 2018 • 40 min
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…
023 It’s Time to Move!
Jun 19, 2018 • 59 min
Highlights from this episode Thunderwear - (0:22) Ed wonders if there are special home inspectors for haunted houses. - (3:04) Quick and easy hurricane evacuation plan: Grab the beer, run like Hell! - (20:01) Shelley tests her hurricane preparedness…
022 No Worries No Stress
Jun 12, 2018 • 47 min
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…
021 Runaway to Siesta Key
Jun 5, 2018 • 34 min
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…
020 Behind the Scenes
May 29, 2018 • 49 min
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 -…
019 Califlorida Dreaming
May 22, 2018 • 31 min
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!…
018 Diners, Drinks, and Del Webb
May 15, 2018 • 31 min
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…
017 Updates vs Upgrades
May 8, 2018 • 45 min
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…
016 Easter Seals and the Giving Challenge
May 1, 2018 • 44 min
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)…
015 Golf and Taxes in Florida
Apr 24, 2018 • 42 min
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! -…
014 Best Beaches Ever
Apr 17, 2018 • 49 min
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?…
013 Tacos, Pirates, and Marshmallow Steaks
Apr 10, 2018 • 45 min
Highlights from this episode Shelley has jokes. - (0:00) What’s the name of our show? - (1:09) Thanks sis! - (2:14) We bribe Gunner for baseball tickets. - (3:40) Gunner rhymes about the Gasparilla Pirates. - (4:08) Sandcastles and chalk festival. -…
012 Gators in Myakka
Apr 3, 2018 • 41 min
Highlights from this episode Ed’s attempts at living in the model homes at Del Webb. - (4:44) Proof that Shelley is kind of a lightweight. - (5:38) Mermaids swimming in our pool? - (6:20) Why Andy isn’t afraid of Ally. - (6:40) We schedule our first…
011 Mermaids and Manatees
Mar 27, 2018 • 35 min
Highlights from this episode Looking for mermaids at Lido Beach. - (0:04) Recording from the beach! - (1:02) Social shout-outs to Laraine, Rhett, Niel, and Noemi. - (1:24) Ed could be a mermaid. - (2:50) Meet the Chief Executive Mermaid. - (3:20) The one…
010 Century 21 Defying Mediocrity with Nick Bailey!
Mar 20, 2018 • 43 min
Highlights from this episode A gold jacket for Ed? - (00:15) This isn’t Sarasota. - (1:10) Why are we in Orlando this week? Nick Bailey and Century 21! - (2:18) Century 21’s new look and feel. - (3:15) Defy mediocrity and deliver extraordinary…
009 Hitting It Out of the Park
Mar 11, 2018 • 38 min
Highlights from this episode Ed’s truly awfully horrible attempt at an Irish accent. - (1:40) An awkward game show reference. - (2:31) Why “The Local Flavor” is not a community calendar. - (2:40) How to narrow your options. - (3:09) Drummer to…
008 Tacos and Naughty Monks
Mar 6, 2018 • 42 min
Highlights from this episode A concern about iTunes - (0:12) Tacos and Naughty Monks - (1:20) No tacos on Taco Tuesday? - (2:15) New logo for The Local Flavor - (2:54) Ed can’t get a guest’s name right (sorry Diana) - (4:22) Ed asks to move into the…
007 Sushi and Superheroes
Feb 27, 2018 • 42 min
Highlights from this episode Shelley enjoys a Twizzler that is magically sugar free - (1:15) Ed forgets how to hit pause and use Google to double check info - (9:02) Check out Shelley’s new country music hit “Corn dogs and champagne” - (12:44) What to do…
006 Interview with Gunner Davis of Century 21 Beggins and we chat about Podfest
Feb 25, 2018 • 43 min
Interview Gunner Davis Managing Partner at Century 21 Beggins Enterprises Lakewood Ranch In this interview with Gunner he tells us a bit about his background as a native Floridian and how he started his real estate career with his wife Melissa. He also…
005 The Final Walkthrough, The Local Flavor, and Shell and Tell
Feb 24, 2018 • 46 min
It’s the Final Walk-through (Cue 80’s music!) What’s the point of a final walk-through after visiting the home several times and a home inspection? Repairs Double check to ensure anything on your negotiated repair checklist is complete as specified in the…
004 BONUS EPISODE - Because we LOVE podcasters!
Feb 15, 2018 • 53 min
Even though we just launched our show on Feb 9th at Podfest Mulitmedia Expo in Orlando and our episodes will be posting Tuesday mornings, we couldn’t wait until next week to share this one! Plus - it’s VALENTINE’S DAY and we LOVE podcasters! We thought it…
003 How to hire a mortgage lender with Jennifer Martinez of Guaranteed Rate - Mortgages
Feb 14, 2018 • 19 min
Our first interview guest is the Vice President of Lending at Guaranteed Rate Mortgage Jennifer Martinez. Jennifer has been in the mortgage lending industry for 17 years. She got involved early in her career because of her excellent math skills and her…
002 How to hire a realtor - tips from Shelley
Feb 8, 2018 • 32 min
In our first full episode Shelley breaks down her best tips for hiring a realtor to help you buy or sell a home in Sarasota. Many of the tips are applicable in other markets. The show opens with Ed enthusiastically sharing his newest obsession with having…
001 Get to know us - a quick introduction to Shelley and Ed
Feb 7, 2018 • 11 min
A quick introduction to get to know your host Shelley Panas and her producer Edward Panas and why they have created a podcast about buying and selling real estate in Sarasota, FL. Your host is Shelley Panas; a licensed real estate agent with CENTURY 21…