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

Real Estate

The Lake Club Marks Record Home Sales to Date in 2020

The gated Lakewood Ranch community saw 57 sales of homes and builder lots.

06/12/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Tim Seibert Masterpiece on Siesta Key

Restoring the place to its former glory could well be the ultimate rehab project.

06/11/2020 By Robert Plunket

What Your Money Can Buy

What $1,225,000 Buys for a Siesta Key Sailboat Property

Plus a water-view Gran Paradiso residence and a model home in Bradenton’s Moss Creek.

06/08/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

Affordable Housing Property Sold for $3.1 Million

Beneva Oaks is a 40-unit, project-based, head-of-household-disabled, Section 8 community near downtown Sarasota.

06/05/2020 By Staff

Top Sale

Aquadisia Beachfront Estate on Siesta Key Sells for $10.5 Million

The largest residential sale year to date in Sarasota County took just two weeks from showing to closing.

06/05/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

Neal Communities’ May Home Sales Up 47 Percent Over May 2019

‘Things are good here and bad up north,’ says company founder Pat Neal. ‘And interest rates are lower than they’ve been since World War II.’

06/03/2020 By Ilene Denton

Affordable Housing

New Affordable Housing Community Coming to Bradenton

Rents at Sandpiper Place are scheduled to start at $377 per month.

06/03/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Bath and Racquet Club Sold

Developer Mark Lucas purchased the property for $5.5 million; he plans to maintain the club as an amenity for a mixed-use redevelopment project.

06/01/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Tervis HQ Goes on the Market

Tervis says its new headquarters will have a smaller footprint with offices for upper leadership; the manufacturing facility will also be streamlined.

06/01/2020 By Staff

Of Course

Taylor Morrison Debuts New Golf Course at Esplanade Azario Lakewood Ranch

For a limited time, the course will be open for public play.

05/29/2020 By Ilene Denton

What Your Money Can Buy

What $535,000 Will Buy You in an Osprey Bayside Condo

Plus a John Cannon model in Parrish and a home in Bradenton’s Legends Bay.

05/27/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate Junkie

Go Inside the Bennett Residence, a Sarasota School of Architecture Gem

All of the hallmarks of the style are there: lots of glass to let in the light, geometric lines, perfect proportions and Ocala block walls.

05/27/2020 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate

Local Housing Market Activity Significantly Decreased in April

The Realtor Association of Sarasota-Manatee says a pause in the housing market was expected as a result of COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders.

05/21/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Perrone Construction Named Among 'Best Georgian Colonial Home Builders' in the U.S.

The list highlights construction firms known for their expertise in that style.

05/20/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

1,300 More New Homes Coming to Venice

Neal Land & Neighborhoods to develop the as-yet-unnamed community between Laurel and Border roads.

05/18/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

The Oldest Tree in Parrish is For Sale

And so is the ranch-style home it surrounds.

05/18/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Quirky 1920s Cottage in Downtown Bradenton

As a home for a creative soul, this would hard to beat.

05/15/2020 By Robert Plunket

For Sale

A Guy Peterson-Designed Cherokee Park Residence Enters the Market

The price tag: $4 million.

05/14/2020 By Ilene Denton