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Now that spring break is over and, the daffodils are starting to bloom it's time to get rid of the clutter.  Ok, some of you would rather have open heart surgery others like my mom for instance live for this kind of thing.  Me, I'll call the  heart surgeon!  Here are some Key Selling Points for o...

By Jim Hirschman
(Keller Williams)
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Well this is why you came to Siesta Key. The sunshine, the beaches, and much more.  This is Easter weekend on the key and it should be a good one.  I think I'll take in the Beach Club for some late night revelling.  If you haven't been, it can be an experience.          This poor guy is red as a ...

By Mary Bernas
(Weichert Realtors)
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Alinari at the Renaissance offers exceptional one, two and three-bedroom condo floorplans rqanging from 1,070 square  feet to over 2,500 square feet plus unique terrace and garden lofts and different penthouse choices including a 2-story floorplan. Alinari also offers resort-like amenities.  In t...

By Brian Ward
(Keller Willams Realty)
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According to a recent report from the Sarasota Association of Realtors, pending homes sales in the Sarasota Florida real estate market including Bradenton, Sarasota, the island keys, Osprey and Venice rose once again in the month of February 2009 to the highest level since April of 2006. There we...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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In my Sarasota neighborhood, architectural elements and accents abound by my own definition: "Creative uses of fountains, birdbaths, wrought iron scraps and statuary".  On many of my walks with Snuffy Smith, I snap pictures of the neighbors' fountains for blog articles and decorating ideas.  On r...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Sadie and Cooper are regulars at Southside Village Pub. Sandy and I stopped by for a pizza after a long day working on Sarasota real estate last night. We were working with some wonderful customers who are looking for oceanfront property and were reviewing their appointments for tomorrow while s...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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What are you looking for in a great neighborhood? Convenience, cleanliness, great homes, nice yards, price in ownership, low crime and great schools. The Country Manor neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida meets all of these needs. Take a drive with me through the Country Manor subdivision. Country M...

By Brian Ward
(Keller Willams Realty)
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The Green Realtors Alliance of Sarasota will held their 2nd annual "Green Homes Expo" on Friday, March 27, 2009 from 2:00 to 7:00PM at the Chelsea Center located at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 2506 Gulf Gate Drive in Sarasota.  Exhibitors and industry experts will discuss the importance and ...

By Shannon Moore, Realtor, Sarasota & Charlotte
(Green Lion Realty)
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Sarasota is a sunny city on the gulf coast of Florida.  With its hip, trendy downtown lifestyle and renowned high-fashion boutiques, it is not known to have many cheap activities – let alone free ones!  But I assure you that there are several things you can do in this Southwest Florida city that ...
What's Proposed is, the reduction of the mortgage interest tax deduction for households earning more than $250 and up. Some basic facts of the proposal: Reductions being in 2011 The deduction would be capped at 28%.  Currently, affected households can deduct their full 35% tax rate. US homeowners...

By Connie Belmont
(Rampart Homes, Inc)
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I was rexcently looking over real estate websites in the Sarasota County - Manatee County area and found a partiularly good one at http://www.realestate-in-sarasota.com/  

By Jim Hirschman
(Keller Williams)
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Award-winning Lakewood Ranch is an 8,500 acre master-planned community encompassing all aspects of residential and commerical development.  Seven villages, offering a variety of lifestyles from town homes to estate living, share dramatic landscapes with forest and wetland preserves and hundreds o...
For those of us that live in Sarasota Florida we are very familiar with the sandy white beachs of Siesta Key, Longboat Key and Lido Beach.  But, when the sun goes down and you want to head to town for a night out then take in a show the newly renovated Van Wezel Performing Arts Center. Set along ...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Look at what my web designers built for me. I had them build a keyword search tool for my Sarasota MLS search page. Haven't you ever wanted to have a keyword query to find tune your searches? I have received a lot of positive feedback from visitors to my site. Now people can use this keyword sea...

By Jim Hirschman
(Keller Williams)
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For the past couple of years I've hired companies to write articles, create links, write blog posts all if which cost me a premium. I'm to embarresed to tell you how much it costs. I think a here a few snickers already because, it's really not that hard once you put your mind to blogging.    And,...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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One of downtown Sarasota's newest buildings, 1350 Main, was completed in 2007. These downtown Sarasota condos are right in the heart of the city and walking distance to Sarasota's waterfront. 1350 Main is your luxury spot for urban condo living. If you like to shop, walk out your door at 1350 Mai...

By Jim Hirschman
(Keller Williams)
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Living and working in Sarasota certaining has it's advantages. Some of my recent posts have featured pictures of world famous Siesta Key beach, and of beautiful downtown Sarasota.  However, most people don't realize how accessible and convenient other venues are that are very close to Sarasota li...

By Beverly Rabalais
(Micahel Saunders & Company)
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If you or your clients need home remodeling in the Sarasota or Bradenton area of Florida, I hope you will call upon my friend Connie Belmont at Rampant Homes, Inc.  You can learn more about both Rampart Homes, Inc service offerings or about her ability to sell your existing home as we build you a...

By Jim Hirschman
(Keller Williams)
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  I appoligize to all the AR members that live in cold weather states but, I wanted to post some pictures of the Sarasota Downtown Farmers Market.  Try not to pay attention to the fact everyone is walking around in shorts and T-Shirts and looking all tan.     I  The Farmers Market is sponsered by...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Seaplace, condos on Longboat Key, presents an array of amenities at affordable prices.  Incredible inventory is available at these condos on Longboat Key under $1 million, many with Gulf views. Longboat Key FL is located approximately 90 minutes from Tampa International Airport. Many of Seaplace...

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