I have been a victim of mail theft. Protect yourself, especially now.

Mail theft is a Federal crime.  If you are planning on having your Tax Refund processed and mailed to you, think again. Having your tax refund check sitting in your mailbox could be dangerous.  Florida has the highest rate of identity theft in the Nation. Be cautious.  Visit the IRS web site for tips to…


Ellis quoted in H-T’s ‘Foreclosure Rate below 2%’ Article

By Hielscher, John SARASOTA-MANATEE HOUSING MARKET SARASOTA COUNTY – For the first time in at least seven years, the foreclosure rate has dipped below 2 percent in the Sarasota-Manatee region. The rate of foreclosures among outstanding mortgages in the two counties fell to 1.91 percent in October, down sharply from its peak of 12.23 percent…