Out East

Lakewood Ranch Remains No. 1 Best-Selling Multi-Generational Community in the Nation

And Venice's Wellen Park ranks No. 3 nationally.

07/10/2020 By Staff

Top Sale

A Longboat Key Estate Breaks Sale Record at $13 Million—and One Dollar

The all-cash deal is the highest residential real estate sale ever recorded in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties, by a buck.

07/09/2020 By Ilene Denton

Rainy Dayz

The Do's and Don'ts of Summer Lawn Care

Sarasota County doesn't allow homeowners to use fertilizer in the summertime. Here are some alternative ways to keep your grass green.

07/08/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Real Estate

Venice 7-Eleven Sells for $6.5 Million

The property is located at 2751 N. River Road.

07/07/2020 By Staff

Small is Big

A Tiny Home Community Debuts in Tampa

Escape Tampa Bay Village joins the movement toward compact living.

07/07/2020 By Ilene Denton

What Your Money Can Buy

What $975,000 Gets You in The Lake Club

Plus homes for sale in Baywood Colony and University Park Country Club.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: North Manatee County

Your guide to fast-growing Parrish, Ellenton, Palmetto and Terra Ceia.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Welcome to North Manatee County

Tremendous growth and country charm mark this appealing region.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

North Manatee County Neighborhood Guide

New Home Communities Come to North Manatee County

With 23,918 new homes permitted for construction, north Manatee County is booming.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Outdoor Fun Abounds North of the Manatee River

From county parks and preserves to boating on the Manatee River, there’s plenty to enjoy.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Modern Luxury in Southside Village

It’s got everything, our Real Estate Junkie says—style, luxury, perfect details and a great location, just a few minutes from downtown.

07/02/2020 By Robert Plunket

Neighborhood Watch

A $3.5 Million Golden Gate Point Condo Goes Under Contract—In Five Days

Another big sale for the exclusive downtown Sarasota neighborhood.

06/26/2020 By Ilene Denton

Top Sale

Parrish Notches Highest-Ever Single-Family Home Sale

A waterfront estate in River Wilderness sells for $2,125,000.

06/25/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Art Deco Glam in Cherokee Park

Take a peek inside this 1936 beauty.

06/25/2020 By Robert Plunket

Development

John Cannon Homes Added to Founders Club Builder Program

Other Founders Club builders include Anchor Builders, Arthur Rutenberg-Nelson Homes and Lee Wetherington Homes.

06/24/2020 By Staff

What Your Money Can Buy

What $998,500 Will Buy You on the Intracoastal Waterway in Venice

Plus a Palm Beach-inspired residence in Oyster Bay and a new home in Cresswind Lakewood Ranch.

06/23/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

May Housing Market Down 43.5 Percent Over Last Year

Both Sarasota and Manatee counties saw a decline in sales and supply, causing median prices to rise again.

06/22/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Local Realtor Recognized Nationally

Coldwell Banker realtor Roger Pettingell ranks No. 61 on the REAL Trends' list of the top 250 real estate agents in the U.S.

06/22/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

West Villages Is Now Wellen Park

The fast-growing master-planned community in south Sarasota County rebrands with a new name and more future development.

06/18/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Welcome to Palmer Ranch

Sarasota County’s largest master-planned community is a haven for the good life.

06/15/2020 By Ilene Denton