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Real Estate

Realtor Association Reports More Sales in First Nine Months of 2020 Than 2019

During September 2020, the market experienced a rise in sales, higher prices and fewer available listings than during the same month last year.

10/22/2020 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Manasota Key Modern With a Bohemian Vibe

This home was built back in 1973 but has been added to and updated over the years—and it typifies what makes Manasota Key so special.

10/22/2020 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate

Sarasota County Buys Warehouse on Apex Road For $1.9 Million

The county’s Department of Emergency Services will use 16,000-square-foot property.

10/14/2020 By Staff

What Your Money Can Buy

What a Home in Historic Granada Will Cost You

Plus, an 18,000-square-foot golf course estate in The Concession and a solar-powered residence on Longboat Key.

10/13/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

Neal Land & Neighborhoods Announces Opening of KB Home at North River Ranch

Both home models are priced in the mid-$200,000s.

10/12/2020 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A High-Tech Cottage Renovation in Bradenton

Instead of renovating the 1925 house in a cutesy, shabby-chic way, the owners have rethought it as a stylish home/office that would be perfect for a young entrepreneur.

10/09/2020 By Robert Plunket

The Luxury Market

The Residences at St. Regis Longboat Key Launches After $200 Million in Pre-Sales

Three six-story residential buildings with 69 luxury condos will replace the now-razed Colony Beach & Tennis Resort.

10/08/2020 By Ilene Denton

Beach Life

Take a Look at This Newly Redesigned Vacation Condo

A light, bright plan brings the Gulf-front condo into the 21st century.

10/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Test of Time

The Midcentury Modern Walter Farley Residence in Venice is One of Florida’s 2020 ‘11 to Save’

Produced by the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation, the annual list showcases the most threatened historic structures in the state.

10/05/2020 By Ilene Denton

Free Trees

Sarasota’s Free Community Tree Giveaway Starts Oct. 5

Four species of native Florida trees are available to city residents.

10/05/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: Wellen Park

Wellen Park is the new name for the fast-growing master-planned community in south Sarasota County previously known as West Villages.

10/02/2020 Edited by Ilene Denton

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.

10/02/2020 By Ilene Denton

Top Sale

Iconic Sun ‘n Sea Resort Sells for $13.25 Million

Newly announced Sage condo complex will be built on the north Longboat Key Gulf-front site.

10/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

PMG Launches Sage Longboat Key Luxury Condos

Units will range from 3,950 to 4,240 square feet, with prices starting in the $4 millions.

09/30/2020 By Staff

Good Deeds

New PulteGroup Program Offers $2,000 Home Credit

The incentive is available to Florida educators, military personnel and first responders.

09/30/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee, Bahamas Real Estate Association Sign MoU Agreement

The Memorandum of Understanding establishes the cooperation of the two realtor organizations in developing a mutually beneficial relationship.

09/29/2020 By Staff


Lineadecor Opens Sarasota Showroom

The showroom will be located at Fibrocon, Lineadecor's exclusive Florida dealer, on Clark Center Avenue in Sarasota.

09/29/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Limestone Asset Management Purchases Sarasota Retail Properties for $15.5 Million

Both properties are located on St. Armands Circle.

09/28/2020 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Disney-Like 'Victory Mansion' in Gibsonton

This $18 million home is the most expensive one on the market in the Tampa Bay area right now.

09/25/2020 By Robert Plunket

Top Sale

A Gulf-Front Lot on Siesta Key Sells for $5 Million

The lot, at 4266 Higel Ave., is the priciest residential land sale in Sarasota or Manatee counties to date in 2020.

09/25/2020 By Ilene Denton