Local Events – October

October 21, 2017: It’s being called the Holistic Halloween Siesta Spooktacular to help Hurricane Irma victims by having fun on the beach! The fun run/walk begins at 8 a.m. on Siesta beach. You can choose between a 1k and a 5k. All ages welcome!! There will be prizes for costumes, so wear your favorite one. … Continue reading Local Events – October

Upward Trend Continues in August

SARASOTA, Fla. (September 20, 2017) – Compared to August 2016, the latest market report shows an increase in closed sales, median prices, and inventory for single family homes, while condos in the two-county area reported an increase in closed sales and pending sales. The August 2017 data was compiled from My Florida Regional Multiple Listing … Continue reading Upward Trend Continues in August

Low Supply and High Demand Drive Median Prices Up

SARASOTA, Fla. (August 24, 2017) – The latest data, compiled from My Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service, continues to fluctuate in July of 2017 in the two county area. Closed sales increased in Sarasota County by 5.8 percent, compared to July 2016. However, sales in Manatee County were 8.9 percent lower than July last year. … Continue reading Low Supply and High Demand Drive Median Prices Up

The Grande Just Became More Grand

The future site of The Grande, the new Ritz Carlton Residences development on the Sarasota Bayfront, has been changed to the Quay property.  Located directly on the waterfront, The Grande will benefit from a superior site while preserving the convenient access to everything the Ritz Carlton hotel has to offer by way of a private … Continue reading The Grande Just Became More Grand

Market Continues to Fluctuate

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 24, 2017) – Market statistics for June 2017 show an increase in inventory, median sales prices and the median time to contract. Compiled each month from My Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service, the data also indicates an increase in pending sales and a decrease in closed sales, as compared to last year, … Continue reading Market Continues to Fluctuate

July Local Events

July 13, 2017: Check out a traditional Green Tea Ceremony and Koto Concert hosted by the Florida House Institute, a Sarasota-based nonprofit organization. Inspiring environmental stewardship and enhancing the quality of life through exploration, design, and action, they have a demonstration home and civic engagement center. You’re invited to enjoy acclaimed musician, storyteller and artist … Continue reading July Local Events

Real Estate Market Update – New Listings in Response to Rising Prices

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 21, 2017) – In May of 2017, Sarasota and Manatee County showed an increase in new listings, median sales prices, inventory and closed sales, according to data compiled by Florida Realtors® from My Florida Regional MLS.   Combined closed sales in Sarasota County increased by 10.1 percent from May of 2016, while … Continue reading Real Estate Market Update – New Listings in Response to Rising Prices

June Local Events

June 2 – 4:  5th Annual Sarasota Shootout-White Buffalo Saloon Tarpon Tournament with 2 divisions: kayak and boat. First place prizes: $2,500 biggest girth, $2,500 most releases, plus second and third place cash prizes of $1,500 & $500. Also a chance to win a Hobie Outback Kayak. Captains meeting is June 2 at 6 p.m. … Continue reading June Local Events

Sarasota/Manatee Housing Market Still Tipped Toward Sellers

According to the recent numbers compiled by Florida REALTORS® from My Florida Regional MLS, April 2017 reflects an increase in single family closed sales, median sales prices and inventory in Sarasota and Manatee County as compared to April of 2016.   Closed sales in Sarasota County increased by 8.3 percent for single family homes, while … Continue reading Sarasota/Manatee Housing Market Still Tipped Toward Sellers

Upcoming Local Events

April 29 – 30, 2017: My Events Calendar takes you to the 39th annual Siesta Fiesta which takes place in Siesta Key Village from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. It’s sort of a farewell party for all of our “snowbird” friends from the colder climates of the northern U.S, Canada and afar, who come to … Continue reading Upcoming Local Events