Explore Sarasota, FL

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Country Club Shores Located on the south part of Longboat Key sits the luxurious waterfront neighborhood of Country Club Shores. Most of the homes sit on water front canals or the wide open bay. The water is deep allowing larger boats and sailboats. Boaters can reach the Gulf of Mexico within ju...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Bird Key offers residents some of the best boating water in Sarasota, Florida. The key is conveniently located just over the bridge from downtown Sarasota. In the photo above you can see the bridge going over to Lido Key and St. Armands Circle. Residents could easily take a bike ride over to the...

By Robin Lehmann
(Baer's Furniture, Baers interior Design Services)
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I live by what I would say is the most beautiful beach in the world, Siesta Key Beach I hope that everyone in their lifetime is able to visit this beautiful white sand beach on Florida's gulf coast, fantastic place to visit, get married or if you are one of the lucky ones live on! I just thought ...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Casey Key is a tropical barrier island located about 15 miles south of Sarasota. Close to all of the amenities of Sarasota but far enough to get away from it all. The island is made up of mostly single family homes. You won't find massive condo buildings on the island. Many of the homes are gulf ...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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The photo above is the 1350 Main condominiums in downtown Sarasota. There are many wonderful opportunities for today's downtown Sarasota condo buyer. With the recent boom of condo and retail projects the downtown area of Sarasota has blossomed into a thriving and energetic town. We still have th...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Would you like to use a map to search for property? About a year ago I introduced a Google map property search on my website that allows you to search properties on the Sarasota MLS. This is a great tool for not only searching for property but seeing where the property is located in relation to s...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Like other assets, the price of real estate is determined by supply and demand. One way to determine the health of a real estate market is to track inventory levels of properties for sale. If the number of properties for sale is high and demand is low there will be downward pressure on prices. On...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Can you imagine lounging on this covered patio overlooking the gorgeous blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico? Sarasota is blessed with a variety of waterfront properties to please just about anyone. One can find properties on the beach, bay, canal, lake or river in the Sarasota area. It just depends...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Who likes to tarpon fish? There are tarpon running offshore currently in Sarasota, Florida. Living in the resort beach town of Sarasota, Florida has it's perks. Every summer residents who enjoy fishing can go offshore and try catching one of these monsters. They run just off the beach and you can...

By Nicki Conway, Sarasota Fl Real Estate
(RE/MAX Alliance Group)
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   All you chowhounds out there take note.  Come to Sarasota this week and, I think until the 10th of June and you can eat at some of the finest restaurants in town for $25.00.  That includes an appetizer, main dish and a desert.  Yes, it's Savor Sarasota week. You may not know this, but Sarasota...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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This Bird Key home was a very smart buy. Situated on a protected canal this waterfront home offers spectacular views of the Sarasota intercoastal. Residents of the highly sought after area of Bird Key can take a 2 minute drive west to St. Armands Circle on Lido Key or a 2 minute drive east into d...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Two real estate experts went on record last week saying that the worst is over for the Sarasota real estate market. Lawrence Yun, the Managing Director of Quantitative Research at the National Association of REALTORS stated that the current softness in the Southwest Florida real estate markets wi...

By Nicki Conway, Sarasota Fl Real Estate
(RE/MAX Alliance Group)
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Yeah, if I seem like I'm speaking through my teeth, it's because it's "Actively Raining" those awful Florida LOVE BUGS here in Sarasota FL.  Today is the worse day.  Went kayaking up to Midnight Pass and the love bugs were as thick as smoke there.  There, we were afraid to open our mouths to talk...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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This home in the exclusive neighborhood of Harbor Acres sold recently for $7.3 million. It sets a record for the neighborhood. The 10,500-square-foot mansion features 6 bedrooms, a home theater, an outdoor kitchen and entertainment area, a private dock and postcard-perfect views of Sarasota Bay a...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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April sales were good in Sarasota. In fact, Sarasota was the only places in Florida where the sales numbers were good. Existing home sales activity were up 16 percent compared with a year earlier. It was the only market in Florida to have a positive sales growth for April. The median sales price ...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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On May 18th, 2007 SKY Sotheby's International Realty and J.P. King teamed up to sell a portfolio of luxury properties via auction. The auction was held at the Ritz Carlton in downtown Sarasota, Florida. Over 300 people attended the exciting event which was the areas largest luxury home portfolio ...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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Hank Fishkind, one of Florida's most watched economist, predicted that the residential housing market in Sarasota will rebound in 2008 and 2009.  Fishkind spoke at the Lakewood Ranch Country Club recently to Realtors, builders, lenders and other industry experts. Fishkind predicted that Sarasota ...

By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
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I just sold this lovely 3 bedroom, 3 bathrooms home in Sarasota, Florida. This Bent Tree home has 3209 square feet and sits on a large lake and has almost an acre.  A young family with 2 small children purchased the home. The home was dated and in need of some updating. The new owners plan on ren...

By diana Kryszak
(Michael Saunders & Company)
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Today is Friday, the first day of the 2007 Memorial Day Holiday.  The traffic on Ringling Blvd is picking up and parking spaces are getting to be a premium on St Armands Circle.  The bay is a brilliant turqouis, the breeze is picking up and windsurfers are making their appearance.  Stonecrab seas...

By Nicki Conway, Sarasota Fl Real Estate
(RE/MAX Alliance Group)
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One of the greatest things about Sarasota is it's cultural atmosphere.  Theatre is one of my passions and Sarasota has such a bountiful offering of live theatre.  I was in a play a couple of years back...no, I'm not an actress, but I wanted to try the whole experience and be a part of the theatre...

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