Home & Real Estate

Real Estate

Report: Historically Strong Seller's Market Challenges Buyers

The month of March had more sales, more new listings, and higher prices than the same month in 2020.

04/22/2021 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

A Look at Boca Royale, Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's New Home

Flynn and his wife just paid $545,000 for a three-bedroom, two-bath home in the golf course community.

04/22/2021 By Robert Plunket

Drive-By Galleries

Five Homes With Exterior Art That Are Brightening Up Their Neighborhoods

These houses are works of art.

04/21/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

For Sale: A Custom Designed Mediterranean Home

This highly customized Siesta Key home was listed for $9.8 million in 2017. It's back on the market for $7,995,000.

04/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Could Park East Be Downtown’s Next Hot Neighborhood?

“East of Washington Boulevard” used to be a barrier for real estate investors. Not anymore.

04/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Preservation

Coalition Announces Second Annual 'Six to Save' Program

This year's list of six will be announced during Historic Preservation Month in May.

04/16/2021 By Staff

Rankings

Premier Sotheby's Ranked No. 21 in Annual 'Real Trends' Survey

Additionally, the company is ranked No. 19 on the annual RISMedia Top 1,000 Power Broker Report.

04/14/2021 By Staff

Commercial Real Estate

CoastLife Church Buys Venice Bowling Alley for $2.7 Million

The property at 1100 U.S. 41 Bypass South has 42,792 square feet of space and sits on a 5-acre lot.

04/13/2021 By Staff

Balcony Bloom

How to Grow a Container Garden

Liven up your balcony with these container-loving plants that don’t need to be babied.

04/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Politics

Sarasota Moves Ahead With New Rules for 'Hotel Houses'

The regulations are intended to curtail large-scale vacation rentals on Lido and St. Armands keys.

04/07/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Relocations

Clifford M. Scholz Architects Announces Move to New Headquarters

The new building will meet the needs of the firm's growing staff and clients.

04/06/2021 By Staff

Second Serve

Bath & Racquet Club Will Become A New Live, Work and Play Community

The new design includes a new fitness center, residences, retail space, and a public park and trail.

04/02/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Forestar Hosts Groundbreaking for Star Farms at Lakewood Ranch

The 700-acre, gated neighborhood is planned to be a "resort ranch" with 1,500 single-family homes, paired villas and townhomes.

03/31/2021 By Staff

Politics

Will Sarasota Crack Down on 'Hotel Houses'?

Next week, the Sarasota City Commission will debate implementing new rules to regulate vacation rentals that residents say are ruining their neighborhoods.

03/29/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Real Estate

The Historic Belle Haven Building Hits the Market

The Mediterranean Revival building on the Sarasota bayfront is for sale for $12.5 million.

03/26/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Realtor Association: Low Inventory Drove Up Home Prices in February

In Manatee County, the median price for single-family homes increased to a new record price of $380,000.

03/22/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

M/I Homes Announces New Sienna Park at University Community

Floorplans range from 1,571 square feet to 2,153 square feet and start at $299,990.

03/19/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

For Sale: Midcentury Modern Home Enters the Market for $1.5 Million

This Sapphire Shores home boasts a complete renovation while honoring its original midcentury roots.

03/19/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Sell your home

Five Tips for Selling Your Home to City Slickers

Two Sarasota realtors share their best practices for making your home more appealing to home buyers from bigger cities.

03/17/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Education

New College 'Pei for the Future' Campaign Receives $50,000 Match

The New College Foundation is currently raising $15 million to restore the college's I.M. Pei-designed dormitories.

03/15/2021 By Staff