RITA DANTONA is a Re/Max Palm Realty real estate agent specializing in the listing and marketing of homes for sale in Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, North Port, Englewood and surrounding Florida cities.

Known professionally as "RITA THE REALTOR", Rita offers a wide range of real estate services, from buying and selling property, to property management and rentals.

Rita encourages you to contact her for a free, no obligation consultation to see if she can help make your transition to your new home easier. Simply put, Rita is here to help.

Call or text: 941-740-0927
Email: ritadantona@gmail.com

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AirDNA reports that coastal area short-term rentals were 17% more popular among tourists than hotels. Short-term rentals also attract business travelers. [...]

The proposed increase, on average 13.5%, will go to the state Office of Insurance Regulation for review and potential approval. [...]

Only Leon County is approved for FEMA individual assistance. The Florida Realtors Disaster Relief Fund is accepting applications for 15 North Florida counties. [...]

Price growth is slowing, thanks to a small uptick in new listings as elevated mortgage rates keep buyers at bay. [...]

The June HMI survey found 29% of builders cut prices to bolster June sales, the highest share since January 2024 (31%) and well above the May rate of 25%. [...]

Adult children are moving back home due, in part, to rising rents. Decide how much they’ll pay towards the mortgage or their own savings for moving out in the future. [...]

For the first time in state history, the median sale price for Florida exceeded that of the national number and has stayed there for several months. [...]

Borrowers with federally backed mortgages in parts of South Florida, and soon all Citizens customers, must buy flood insurance. [...]

The Fed's rate hikes have slowed the housing market, but home prices remain near record levels because home values are not driven just by interest rates. [...]

The delay in lowering interest rates is having a significant implication on the economy and housing. Mortgage rates are tied to interest rates. [...]

Rising bond prices have pushed down treasury yields, which can ultimately drive down mortgage rates. But some investors say the relief could be short lived. [...]

More than half of luxury homebuyers would be unlikely to make an offer on a home with an outdated kitchen. They want kitchen islands and upgraded appliances. [...]

Today (June 18) is the deadline for MLSs and brokerages to opt in for the NAR settlement. Read the important instructions below. [...]

A new law requires condo board education and gives the state more investigative powers to tamp down on abuses of power and other provisions. [...]