Home & Real Estate

Market Report

The Latest Real Estate Numbers Are Ticking Toward a Buyer's Market

Days on the market and amount of inventory continue their upward slant, even crossing into a buyer's market for condos. Prices, however, are still holding.

03/25/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Open for Business

A New Gated Community in Venice Will Bring 582 More Homes to the Region

The master-planned community Vistera of Venice will span roughly 300 acres in south Sarasota County.

03/22/2024 By Kim Doleatto

A Tasteful Facelift

The Van Wezel Estate Gets a New Life Following a Full Restoration

Take a peek into the historic home of the couple behind Sarasota's premier performing arts hall.

03/20/2024 By Emma Moneuse

100 Loves

A New Architecture Sarasota Initiative Pays Tribute to 100 'Moderns That Matter'

“It’s a snapshot in time when we know so much change is coming.”

03/20/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Up and Up

There's Another New Condo Project Headed to the Rosemary District

Boheme, a nine-unit, five-story condo project coming to Kumquat Court, is slated to break ground this year.

03/15/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Sky High

Will This $15 Million Siesta Key Home Be the Year’s Top Sale?

Less than three months into 2024, the sale of a waterfront home on the northern end of the key has already exceeded last year's top deal.

03/12/2024 By Kim Doleatto

legend throwback

Legendary Tennis Coach Nick Bollettieri's Former Tidy Island Condo Is on the Market

It's the largest condo in Manatee County, with an even larger legacy.

03/05/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Awards

Local Builders Won Big at This Year's National Association of Home Builders Awards

Nautilus Custom Homes and Ross Built Custom Homes stood out from the competition, taking home a total of seven awards.

03/01/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Holy Manasota Mansion, Batman

This Waterfront Manasota Key Home Can Pack In More Than Two Dozen Cars

Sprawling over three acres on Lemon Bay, this three-story home can be yours for just under $12 million. (Plus, you've gotta see the owner's replica Batmobile.)

02/29/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate Report

Home Prices Remain High, Even With More Inventory and Longer Time to Contract

Condos have reached pre-pandemic inventory levels, but prices for all property types are hanging tough.

02/23/2024 By Kim Doleatto

House Warming

This Anna Maria House Is Packed With Sustainable Style

The recently finished home is dotted with cozy nooks and spaces that showcase an obsession with being outside.

02/23/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Crib Check

Get Ready to Gawk at the Amazing Spaces on the Annual Junior League of Sarasota Tour of Homes

The 47th annual tour invites home lovers to check out decor trends and more in some of Sarasota’s sweetest neighborhoods.

02/20/2024 By Kim Doleatto

New Kid on the Point

A Swanky New American Bistro With a Major Whiskey Collection Is Headed to Five Points

Warren will open its third location in the 11,500-square-foot space above Fit2Run and Sunburn Cannabis in the heart of downtown Sarasota.

02/16/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Born Again

Check Out the Restoration of the Oldest Home in the City of Bradenton

Built in 1871 and designed by some of the area's first settlers, the Tole Fogarty House rises from the ashes.

02/16/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Affordable Housing

A New Affordable Housing Project Is Headed to North Tamiami Trail

New Trail Plaza in Sarasota will bring almost 100 units entirely dedicated to workforce and affordable housing tenants.

02/15/2024 By Kim Doleatto

See Seibert

This Original Sarasota School of Architecture Home Comes With a Food Garden

Perched on the corner of Siesta Drive and Shade Avenue, this Tim Seibert abode is on the market for $950,000.

02/09/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Sold!

Sarasota's Boatyard Has Sold

The Boatyard, a 2.03-acre waterfront parcel at the base of the Stickney Point Bridge, was purchased by a local real estate and hospitality mogul for roughly $8 million.

02/05/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Go East

A New Nearly 1,000-Home Residential Development Is Headed to Parrish

Sunchase is new, 427-acre, 55-plus community with amenities including pickleball courts, dog parks and a community garden. Groundbreaking is expected within the next two months.

02/01/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Q & A

New Realtor Association President Tony Barrett Shares His Insights on the Local Market

Barrett, the incoming president of the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee, answers the big question: Will the real estate market waver in 2024?

01/31/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Market Report

Panic-Buying and Bidding Wars Are Officially Things of the Past, but Home Prices Aren't Budging

The median price for a single-family home in Sarasota County is now $515,000. In Manatee County, it's $509,240.

01/29/2024 By Kim Doleatto