Real Estate

Neal Communities Reports Robust First Quarter Sales

The median sales price of single-family homes in the local market is up 5.3 percent, and the number of homes sold is up 4.2 percent.

04/09/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Lakewood Ranch Home Sales Hit Record Levels in Q1

The master-planned community reported 417 sales for the first three months of 2019.

04/08/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Downtown Sarasota's Hotel Ranola Sold for $2.9 Million

The hotel was built in 1926 and has 27 units.

04/05/2019 By Staff

Top Sale

A Ritz-Carlton Tower Residences Penthouse Sells for $5.4 Million

An all-cash deal for the luxury condominium tower.

04/02/2019 By Ilene Denton

On the Homefront

Taylor Morrison Breaks Ground on The Heights, Bonaire Rises on Longboat Key and More

News and notes from the real estate industry.

04/02/2019 By Ilene Denton

Back in Time

A Classic American Farmhouse in Terra Ceia Will Thrill Old-Home Lovers

The interior features several rooms with the original shiplap paneling, guaranteed to warm the hearts of Chip and Joanna Gaines and other old-home lovers.

04/02/2019 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate

Premier Sotheby's International Realty Named to National List of Top Brokerage Companies

With approximately $4.5 billion in sales volume, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty achieved more than 6,400 closed transactions in 2018 at an average sale price of $660,650.

04/01/2019 Photography by Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Home Full of History on St. Armands

It's the home of William J. Burns, who founded the famous Burns Detective Agency and was called "America's Sherlock Holmes."

04/01/2019 By Robert Plunket

Architecture

Iconic Sarasota Home Named to National Register of Historic Places

Architect Paul Rudolph’s internationally acclaimed Umbrella House recently earned the honor.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Construction

Number of Housing Starts Down in February

The number of new residential construction projects begun in the U.S. declined by 8.7 percent between January and February.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Real estate

TreeUmph! Co-Founder Joins Lakewood Ranch Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Aaron Corr.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Former Rockettes Performer Joins Bradenton Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Sonya Livingston Smith.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Home Sales Up, Condo Sales Down in February

After dropping in January, sales of single-family homes in Sarasota and Manatee counties increased in February when compared to a year prior.

03/25/2019 By Staff

Real estate

West Villages Adds New Neighborhood

West Villages Florida recently added Boca Royale Golf & Country Club, its eighth neighborhood, to the West Villages Marketing Association.

03/22/2019 By Staff

Construction

Realtor Association Picks Company to Build New Facility

Lakewood Ranch's Halfacre Construction Company was recently picked to build the new location for the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee.

03/21/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Michael Saunders Adds New Agent in Lakewood Ranch Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Joe Russo.

03/21/2019 By Staff

Historic Real Estate

Burns Court Bungalow Renovation Plans Unveiled

The bungalow at 442 Burns Court raised concerns when it was partially demolished.

03/20/2019 By Ilene Denton

Construction

Habitat for Humanity Completes Two Homes Funded By State Housing Program

Habitat for Humanity received $500,000 from the State Housing Initiatives Partnership program to build three homes in Sarasota.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Deals

Florida Realtor Group Inks Deals With Agencies in Spain, Dubai

Florida Realtors recently signed memorandums of understanding with the Spanish International Realty Alliance and the Dubai Land Department.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Sales of New Homes Down Nationwide

Sales of new single-family homes were down by 4.1 percent in January when compared to a year prior.

03/14/2019 By Staff