Inventory and Median Sales Prices Continue to Climb

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 26, 2016) – April’s housing statistics show that our current trend is continuing as inventory of available properties rose in both counties. For single family homes in Sarasota County, inventory is up 8 percent from April last year, and up 14.2 percent in Manatee County from last year. Condo inventory is also … Continue reading Inventory and Median Sales Prices Continue to Climb

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Sarasota Ranch Club

Introducing Sarasota Ranch Club, an exclusive, privately gated and deed restricted community. This exceptional community consisting of 60 pristine 10-acre tracts, totaling 620 acres, reflects nature at its finest. Nestled among century old majestic oak hammocks, lush rolling pastures, and an abundance of ponds and creeks that flow throughout the property, Sarasota Ranch Club will … Continue reading Sarasota Ranch Club

Oak Ford Neighborhood and Golf Community

Located east of I-75 in Sarasota County, Oak Ford is part of an 850-acre nature preserve. The neighborhoods are made up of wooded properties with golf course views, wildlife preserves and private picturesque lakes on many of the larger properties. Dedicated to a more relaxed version of country club living, avid golfers and their families … Continue reading Oak Ford Neighborhood and Golf Community

River Club Golf Community

Measuring more than 7,000 yards from the back tees, The River Club golf course is considered on of the more challenging layouts in the area. Two distinctive nines incorporated rolling fairways with plenty of mounding on the front and dense woods with undulating, rolling greens on the back. To add to the playability, the Ron Garl-designed … Continue reading River Club Golf Community

Saddle Creek Estates Neighborhood

Established just minutes away from Sarasota, Saddle Creek Estates is a secluded equestrian community dedicated to elegant country style living. Tucked away on Clark Road, minutes east of the Interstate, this charming and sophisticated neighborhood is ideal for those who enjoy wide open space, a quiet and private atmosphere, and a love of horses. The … Continue reading Saddle Creek Estates Neighborhood

Why you need to buy now

Normally, the rule of thump is “patience will save you money”, however, when the Fed uses such language it could cost you more than you can afford. Jonathan Smoke, chief economist at realtor.com® is forecasting that affordability may decline as much as 10 percent over the year. “Right now, the Fed is using the word … Continue reading Why you need to buy now

Where do the wealthy buy real estate

Its always interesting to see where the wealthy spend their money.  The United States has more rich people than any other country, this is in part due to the stable government and high standard of living. Many wealthy people want to send their children to universities in the United States, therefore making purchasing of real … Continue reading Where do the wealthy buy real estate

Where do the wealthy buy real estate

Its always interesting to see where the wealthy spend their money.  The United States has more rich people than any other country, this is in part due to the stable government and high standard of living. Many wealthy people want to send their children to universities in the United States, therefore making purchasing of real … Continue reading Where do the wealthy buy real estate

Surpassing the 2004-2005 boom years of a decade ago

2014 Sales Hit Record for Sarasota County; Manatee County Only 28 Sales From 2013 Record The year 2014 closed with a flurry of sales in Sarasota County, propelling the annual total to an all-time record of 11,550 closed transactions, topping the 2004 total of 11,482. In addition, Manatee County came in at 7,976 sales, within … Continue reading Surpassing the 2004-2005 boom years of a decade ago