Blog :: 06-2015

Near Record Sales in Sarasota Area

Sarasota Real Estate Market Report - June 2015

The residential real estate market in May 2015, in both Sarasota and Manatee counties, continued to produce near-record sales, pointing toward another potential record-breaking year in 2015.

Overall sales in Sarasota County hit 1,182, only 42 sales below last month's all-time monthly record. [...]

Food Network Highlights Dining Sarasota Style

Food Network's Dining Sarasota


Beyond the stunning Gulf Beaches, impressive cultural venues and magnificent lifestyles, Sarasota's culinary offerings were recently highlighted by the Food Network.


The journey begins with the locally-sourced fare and indoor/outdoor dining experience of Towles Court's Indigenous and the Southern California-inspired [...]

Home Sales Remain Hot in Southwest Florida


By a single sale, residential property sales in Sarasota County reached a new high point in April.

  • Buyers closed on 1,224 existing single-family homes and condominiums in the county in April, topping the previous record set in April 2004 by one sale.
  • Manatee County posted 813 home and condo sales in April which, while not a record setter, was 9 percent ahead of last
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Sarasota Region - America's Happiest City

A new report from the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index® ranks the 100 largest communities in the United States by their comparative well-being. North-Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida, has the nation's highest well-being, followed by Urban Honolulu, Hawaii; Raleigh, North Carolina; Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California; and El Paso, [...]

Sarasota Home Prices Outpacing Nation

Sarasota Home Prices

Home prices jumped 9.1 percent in March over the year in the Sarasota-Manatee region, again outstripping state and national gains.

  • Prices increased an even stronger 11.8 percent in Charlotte County, data provider CoreLogic reported Tuesday.
  • Single-family home prices climbed 7 percent throughout Florida in March, the seventh-highest rate in the
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