Sarasota real estate sales go out with a BANG!

Sarasota County sales likely to be second highest ever. Despite a slower November sales month, the hot sales pace for the first 11 months of the year keeps Sarasota County on near-record pace for 2014, with the 10,621 closed sales coming in 364 sales ahead of the 2013 total at this time. With December 2014 … Continue reading Sarasota real estate sales go out with a BANG!

13315 Palmers Creek Terrace, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 – New Listing

    Nestled amid scenic tropical landscaping, this sophisticated lakefront home is designed to perfectly complement relaxed country club living. Rich mahogany doors set the stage for two-stories of beautifully appointed living area, with four bedrooms and an elegant balance of formal and casual spaces. Enjoy your favorite movies from the incredible home theatre, challenge … Continue reading 13315 Palmers Creek Terrace, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 – New Listing

Luxury Market Update – October 2014

The luxury buying frenzy continues as we enter the season. According to the Herald Tribune, Florida in the next 3 years will be the nations fastest growing economy. This is due to the growing labor force, rising labor participation rates, surge in construction and increased tourism. Forbes also shows Florida in the top five for … Continue reading Luxury Market Update – October 2014

Sarasota County real estate market maintains hot pace in September 2014

The Sarasota County real estate market remained on pace for near record sales numbers in September 2014, ending the month with 934 closed transactions – 14 percent higher than last September when 817 properties changed hands. Sales for the first three-quarters of the year now stand at 8,784, about 200 sales over last year’s pace … Continue reading Sarasota County real estate market maintains hot pace in September 2014

513 Givens Street, Siesta Key – Annual Rental

    3 Bedrooms      2.5 Bathrooms    2,541 sq.ft.     Unfurnished     Annual lease Tropical Banyan tree in front yard, with bay access from the canal in the back, this beautiful home is located 350 yards from the Gulf of Mexico, 3 mins by bicycle to the shops, restaurants and beaches … Continue reading 513 Givens Street, Siesta Key – Annual Rental

Market Update – July stats

  Property sales in Sarasota County almost reached the 1,000 level for the fifth straight month in July 2014, falling just short at 928 closed transactions. In the county’s history, only once has such a five-month hot streak been accomplished – from March through July 2004 – falling just short this year and in the … Continue reading Market Update – July stats

Luxury Market Update

The luxury market in Sarasota is back to normal. The market view on a month on month basis is experiencing the normal highs and lows and seasonal changes in activity, however, when we look at the year on year stats, Sarasota is welcoming a steady increase in activity and prices. When there is an increase … Continue reading Luxury Market Update

The importance of using an agent when selling your home

When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price with the least amount of hassles. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is to actually get the home sold. In order to accomplish all three goals, a seller should realize the importance of using a … Continue reading The importance of using an agent when selling your home

Hot streak in Sarasota

The hot streak continues in Sarasota for the fourth month running, burgeoning strength in the local market. We are seeing heavy foot traffic at open houses and at our brokerage. Road traffic has decreased slightly however, we have seen an unusually high visitor numbers this summer. People want to come to Sarasota now more than … Continue reading Hot streak in Sarasota

Luxury market update – June 2014

                          During our office meeting this week, Mr Todd Mathes the Director of Development at the Benderson Group spoke to us about how and why the company is investing in Sarasota. The Benderson Group currently has projects in 38 states in the US.  Their corporate … Continue reading Luxury market update – June 2014