Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Our Fashion and Beauty Editor's Indian Beach Home

Peek inside this elegant bayfront home.

02/15/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Grand Old Tudor in Bradenton

Here's a style of home you don't see very often in our area.

02/05/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: California Contemporary in San Remo

This week: A home that exemplifies what you'll find in Sarasota's rarified $5 million price point.

01/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

The Funny Farm

Inside Daredevil Bello Nock's Sarasota Retreat

Superman has his Fortress of Solitude. Batman has his Batcave. And Sarasota’s own Bello Nock—who is about as close to a superhero as you can get and still be human—has his Funny Farm.

01/25/2018 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox: Farewell to Our Fearless Leader

Mr. Chatterbox pens an ode to Pam Daniel.

01/25/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Bamboo Farm Out East

Fun fact: some bamboo species grow an inch and a half an hour.

01/04/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: That Old Florida Lifestyle in the Sanderling Club

A home that recalls the days when fishing, swimming and the simple life were what Siesta Key was all about.

12/27/2017 By Robert Plunket

Think Small

The Tiny (Vacation) House Movement Comes to Town

Would you stay in one?

12/27/2017 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

The Ghostly Links Between Lido Key's Sandcastle Resort, the Late Leona Helmsley—and Donald Trump

Future historians who ignore Leona while studying Trump do so at their peril. There are too many connections, too many similarities, too much shared history.

12/27/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Aquadisia, a Beachfront "Bargain" on Siesta Key

Aquadisia, a 3.76 acre estate in the Sanderling Club on Siesta Key, is back on the market for $15.5 million.

12/08/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Villa de Sogno on Longboat Key

This time with a $2 million price cut.

12/01/2017 By Robert Plunket

Dear Real Estate Junkie

Questions About Buying a Sarasota Home? Our Real Estate Blogger's Got Answers

Home-obsessed Robert Plunket answers your questions about finding the home that's right for you.

11/30/2017 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

The Strange Stories of Sarasota's Senior Celebrities

What do you do when you’ve been in the public eye for years, and then the spotlight starts to shift? If you’re like many aging celebrities, you move to Sarasota.

11/29/2017 By Robert Plunket

Escape to Old Florida

When is a Trailer Worth $300,000? When It Comes With a View and an Iconic Way of Life

This is not your grandfather’s mobile home.

11/29/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: 1920s Bungalow in Downtown Sarasota

It's a classic Sears Roebuck-type home.

11/13/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

Home Tour: Tony Jacklin's Former Bradenton Residence

Take a peek inside legendary British golfer Tony Jacklin's former Bradenton home.

11/03/2017 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Sarasota's Hottest New Arts Groups

A cartoon view of some unlikely new organizations.

10/30/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Dolphin Towers Condo

Peek inside a unit inside Sarasota's most famous—or infamous—downtown condo building.

10/18/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Americana Style in Southside Village

This 1940s home has a great old-fashioned look, with hints of New England and the South Carolina Low Country.

10/06/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

Which Sarasota Condo is Right for You?

Out of our Real Estate Junkie blogger’s 10 favorite buildings, which one is your perfect match?

09/27/2017 By Robert Plunket