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By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Bahia Vista Mennonite Church Home to Three Precincts The Bahia Vista Mennonite Church, about two minutes from my Sarasota home, is where I voted yesterday.  You can see from the big smile from the nice volunteer, it was a special day.  In a rush to get to the polls and avoid the long lines that t...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Want some some sun, sand, water and fun? Looking for a beachfront condo in one of the nicest places in Florida? Take a trip to Longboat Key on the west coast of Florida. This 11 mile long barrier island sits between the aqua blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the intercoastal just off the coa...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Looking for the ultimate in luxury on Longboat Key? Take a peek at the En Provence condos on Longboat Key. Luxury awaits you in this twenty one unit complex that sits comfortably on Longboat Key beach. Imagine waking to the soothing sounds of the rolling waves of the Gulf of Mexico. Residents en...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Thinking about a beach front condo but don't want to spend a fortune? Take a gander at Seaplace condos on Longboat Key. These are some of the finest entry level beach front condos on Longboat Key. I always make a point to show them when I have a beach front condo buyer who wants to spend less th...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Looking to live the metropolitan lifestyle in a beach town? Take a look at my downtown Sarasota condos page to view virtually condos in downtown Sarasota, Florida that can offer you that lifestyle. Downtown Sarasota is one of the few cities where you can live within footsteps of hoping on your b...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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At 6:30 am, I thought about a nice walk and decided I'd wait until the sun came up so Snuffy Smith, my famous Sarasota Pooch, and I headed to the Starbuck's on Bee Ridge Rd. and Beneva in Sarasota.  I ordered by tall coffee with cream and pulled through the drive thru to be greeted by Aly the Wit...

By Gina Burgio
(VERICO Designer Mortgages Inc.)
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Sales of previously owned U.S. homes rose 5.5 percent last month, the biggest gain since July 2003. The National Association of Realtors on Friday said that sales of existing home rose to a 5.18 million-unit annual rate from the 4.91 million-unit pace set in August.  The median national home pric...

By Vicki Walker
(Coldwell Banker, D.A.R.E.)
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You have seen many posts detailing the hi-jacking of Marc Rasmussens Sarasota Real Estate website by the Sarasota Association of Realtors on Active Rain and many other blogs. Now, the SAR has had Marcs domain name redirected to their own site, effectively taking all of Marcs hard work and invest...

By Jim Soda
(Keller Williams Lakewood Ranch-Sarasota)
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This beautiful and historic neighborhood is located in northern side of Sarasota along the spectacular bay front. Many of the older water front homes have been remodeled and/or knocked down to make way for luxurious mansions. These homes have some of the best water views in Sarasota because this ...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Need a pet groomer in Sarasota?  Snuffy Smith, a famous Sarasota Pooch, has been going to The Yuppy Puppy on Osprey Avenue for several years.  When Snuffy first arrived at this Sarasota pet salon, he certainly wasn't happy.  His first groomer in Sarasota didn't keep their salon very clean and aft...

By Bill Travers
(Bill Travers Real Estate, Inc.)
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By Julie Martelo, Real Estate Stager - Manatee County
(Time To Redesign)
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When it comes time to prepare a home for sale, there are 5 easy ways to get started.  It's as simple as using your 5 senses.  Buyers will be using their senses to make a decision about whether a home they see is worthy of an offer.  If a seller can put themselves in the buyer's shoes, they can ev...

By Regina Brassil, ABR, AHWD, e-Pro
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
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"Gators and Killers and 'Canes, OH MY!" As a Sarasota real estate buyers agent , I meet alot of people looking to relocate to this idyllic slice of paradise, Sarasota FL. But without fail, they come armed with a bagful of stories and legends regarding the "wild living" here in Florida...  "Is it ...

By William True, Sarasota Real Estate
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
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Sarasota real estate, Sarasota, Florida Most of us start our Sarasota real estate search with a price range. It only makes sense, of course. But once you have targeted a few Sarasota area homes of interest, the question becomes  "What can I get it for?" The list price is often the Seller's view o...
Cutting edge ideas, people, resources and technologies that are shaping the future of alternative investments   Sarasota, FL--Rick Bisio is the author of the book, The Educated Franchisee, a franchise consultant and coach for people considering entering into a franchise.  At a recent interview, R...
By Rick Bisio The Educated Franchisee      When it comes to franchise ownership, you may be open almost any type of franchise.  However, just as you are better suited to certain jobs, you are also better suited to certain franchises. So instead of the clichéd "thinking outside the box," why not b...

By William True, Sarasota Real Estate
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
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Sarasota Buyer Broker As a Sarasota buyer brokerage, our buyer agents do not tell people what to offer on their desired home. But we do offer as much guidance and information as we can, in order to make sure the buyer of a Sarasota home never pays too much. A fallacy when writing an offer is that...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Tennis and Golf Course Community In April, our Sarasota Country Club Homes Update focused on the Oaks in Sarasota, FL.    Another golf course community in Sarasota with outstanding community amenities is the newly developed Founders Club.  A guarded gated community east of Interstate-75 with stat...

By William True, Sarasota Real Estate
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
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Sarasota Buyer Agent In Sarasota, we have the unique opportunity to work with buyers from all over the world. This is a destination for investors, snowbirds, and vacation home buyers. As many people are searching Sarasota properties from afar, having a local buyer brokerage assisting them is of g...

By Regina Brassil, ABR, AHWD, e-Pro
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
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Alright, I don't actually mean to disregard  Sarasota real estate sales and market statistics. After all, the news of late has been surprisingly good - inventory has dropped for 4 months running, and is at its lowest point in 2 1/2 years. Pricing seems to have moderated with sales settling at a s...

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