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By Jim Hirschman
(Keller Williams)
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I've been working with some Luxury home buyers on Longboat Key, Fl who want to find a beach property and are willing to spend $4million .  You're probably saying "so what's your problem Jim"?  My problem are  sellers who still think they are entitled to make a $1million profit on a home they boug...

By Jim Hirschman
(Keller Williams)
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A lot of my colleagues don't use them. I use them all the time and they work!  Usually after I've taken my clients around all afternoon and we're just about to say our goodbyes I'll present them with the Buyer/Broker agreement.  I like to do this after we're are done. After spending 3 or 4 hours ...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Buying a Condo in Sarasota? Ask Your Real Estate Agent If Pets are Allowed! This past three weeks, I've been nursing a family member, Snuffy Smith.  Snuffy has only been a part of our family since 2004, but we now say that we live in Snuffy's house.  He's the center of my universe, and how I sold...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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If you are looking for a neighborhoods sports bar in Sarasota and like yummy nachos, great pulled pork sandwiches or just a great burger smothered in delicious chili, Gecko's has it all!  Televisions are mounted on the walls and fans are always watching some event or playing Trivia.  On Wednesda...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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On the tip of Golden Gate Point rises the golden dome building called Grande Riviera.  This 13 unit high rise is the ultimate in Sarasota luxury condos.  The majestic wrought iron gate with scrolled elegance allows you a peak at a gorgeous sculpture of children raising the American flag.  Once i...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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In 2000, Golden Gate Point was a small waterfront community adjacent to Marina Jack's and the downtown Bayfront in Sarasota.  Many of the condominium buildings at that time were old buildings in need of repair or possibly in need of being torn down and replaced with  state-of-the-art buildings. ...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Just off Highway 41 in Sarasota, right past the gated community of the Landings, is Phillippi Landings.  These Sarasota waterfront condos were built in 2006 offering its residents an ideal waterfront location.  Boating waters of the Intracoastal are five minutes from your backyard.  Pack up the k...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Towles Court - Sarasota Artist Colony Neighborhood One of my favorite neighborhoods in Sarasota is Towles Court.  Sprinkled through this downtown area are colorful charming homes, restaurants, shops and professional business.  My dentist's office  is a quaint cottage surrounded by lush tropical f...

By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
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Time is running out! Right now and through January 11th, you can see Egyptain Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum at our own Ringling Museum of Art in beautiful Sarasota!!! I know I have written about this wonderful exhibition before, but if you have not made it to Sarasota to see this, time is ru...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Located on the Tamiami Trail right next to the Alinari condominiums, the Renaissance high-rise was built in 2001.  The Alinari followed in 2005.  Downtown area resort living has become popular in the last few years, and the amenities of the Renaissance are fabulous.  If you're looking for an urba...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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  Resort living at its best awaits you at the Alinari condos at Rosemary Place in Sarasota.  In the heart of Sarasota's cultural district and 10 minutes from Sarasota's Airport, these condos are centrally located providing residents easy access to Sarasota's waterfront amenities as well.  The bea...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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With a prestigious Longboat Key Club address, Bay Isles residents live behind a secure guard gated entry in this Sarasota Neighborhood.  If you don't have the proper access at those gates, you will be turned back.  Follow a winding road passing lush fairways and greens of the Harborside golf cou...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Below you will see the least expensive home in the Sarasota, Florida area. It is a Freddie Mac foreclosure just north of downtown. It is listed for $8,500. I cannot believe there is a home for sale for this little. I would think an investor would have already bought this as an investment. That a ...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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An exciting change in downtown Sarasota. Not interested in high rise living? Come look at the Burn Court Villas in downtown Sarasota, Florida. These are one of a kind units in downtown. They are situated between Pineapple Avenue and Palm Avenue, only steps away from Burns Court Cinemas. 23 owner...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Built in 2006, Plaza at Five Points is one of the nicest and newest additions to downtown Sarasota skyline. There are 52 lucky owners in this luxurious downtown Sarasota condo. This condo is in one of the most convenient locations within downtown. Owners can walk out the front door and are withi...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Looking for breathtaking water view? Take a look at Condo on the Bay condos in downtown Sarasota. They are also referred to as 888 and 988 because of their addresses 888 & 988 Boulevard of the Arts. Both buildings offer fantastic views of the Sarasota bay, Lido Key, Longboat Key, Siesta Key and ...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Several years ago at the top of the market, I listed a condo at Privateer and sold it within a week.  Privateer is behind the gates of the highly acclaimed Longboat Key Club.  Although it is a buyer's market, condos on Longboat Key are still priced at premiums above other Sarasota condos.  The on...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Sarasota Shopping on St. Armands Circle Shop Til You Drop    Do you love to shop?  Are you searching for unusual items for your home or maybe the perfect Christmas gift?  There's world-class shopping in Sarasota and St. Armands Circle is a hot spot.  Discover fine restaurants, local cafes and won...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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If you are looking for a Longboat Key condo on the Gulf of Mexico where you can walk the sand beach every day, check out Promenade.  Step right out from this complex and enjoy walking on the beach and fabulous sunsets.  The complex was built in 1985 and some units need some refurbishing, but the...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Below you will find a Sarasota, FL real estate market update for the month of November. I pulled the stats from the Mid-Florida MLS system. While I believe this information to be accurate there is a chance it isn't and is not guaranteed. Sarasota County Real Estate      2008  2007 Homes For Sale...

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