Real Estate Junkie

Carl Abbott's Putterman House Just Sold for $4.5 Million

Designed in 1985, it was the home of Florence Putterman, a well-known artist, and her husband Saul.

10/20/2021 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate

Rosewood Residences Coming to Lido Key

The new, ultra-luxury development on Lido Key will be Rosewood Hotels & Resorts' first stand-alone residential project.

10/19/2021 By Staff

Market Report

If You Buy in This Real Estate Market, Will You Get Burned?

“I expect prices to continue to rise, and residential prices are going to be permanently higher than they were two years ago.”

10/19/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

Can You Buy a Home in Sarasota for Less Than $250,000?

Yes—but you have to act fast.

10/18/2021 By Robert Plunket

Growing Influence

How a Sarasota Houseplant Enthusiast Became a Major TikTok Plant Influencer

Cameron Curry is not your average plant parent.

10/18/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Condo Qs

Buying a Condo? Here's What You Need to Know.

Two real estate lawyers share some questions to ask before making the move to a condominium.

10/15/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Top of the Market

For Sale: a $14 Million Property on Casey Key

The main and guest homes sit on 1.3 acres with 80 feet of private beachfront, and room to house 13 cars.

10/13/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Sweep Stakes

Yes, You Should Get Your Chimney Cleaned—Even in Florida

Most Floridians don't use their fireplaces all that much, but regular maintenance is still a good idea.

10/12/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Red-Hot Neighborhoods

Home Sales Are Sizzling in These Sarasota-Manatee Neighborhoods

With listings scarce and prices going through the roof, the Sarasota-Manatee real estate market has entered an unprecedented era.

10/11/2021 By Ilene Denton

Go East

A New Apartment Project is Headed to East Sarasota

The 300-unit apartment project will cost about $70 million to build and is slated for completion in roughly two years.

10/07/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Going Up

Inside Collage on 5th, a New Luxury Condo Building in the Rosemary District

Collage on 5th Street will offer five units plus two penthouses ranging from $700,000 to $2 million.

10/05/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Awards

Venice Wins National 'America in Bloom' Award

The city was awarded the “Eye Popping Pots – Best Use of Containers in the Landscape” special award.

09/30/2021 By Staff

Gardening

Fall in Love with Five Fall Plant Sales

Now is the time to start planning your Florida garden. Here are five plant sales to get you going.

09/28/2021 By Marc Griffin

Make it New

How to Bring a Dash of Autumn Into Your Florida Home

Two local interior designers share some tips on how to dress up your home for fall.

09/28/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Openings

Publix Now Open in Babcock Ranch

Crescent B Commons is now 90 percent leased, with future tenants including Burger Fi, M’Xuma Tacos and U Yee Sushi.

09/24/2021 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Rare Lustron House in Bradenton

Lustron homes have a cult following and represent one of the oddest episodes in American architectural history.

09/24/2021

Real Estate

For Sale: An Old World Waterfront Home for Almost $12 Million

Built in 2006, the home has some intriguing history and loads of Mediterranean charm.

09/23/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Market Report

Buyer Demand Continues in Sarasota-Manatee Housing Market

Single-family home prices in August averaged $430,000 in Manatee County and $390,093 in Sarasota County.

09/22/2021 By Staff

Hello, Neighbor

A Med Spa, Salon and Vacation Rental Will Open in Iconic Downtown Building

It’s Botox. It’s a blowout. It’s an urban weekend destination where beauty is the theme, all in one swanky location.

09/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto

In the House

Five Great Houseplants That Anyone Can Keep Alive

We asked local experts for plants they recommend to newbies.

09/21/2021 By Dedriana Perry