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

Mr. Chatterbox

Revisiting the Confederacy at Ellenton's Gamble Mansion

Maybe it’s time for the State of Florida to rethink how it is presenting history at the Gamble Plantation.

09/27/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Private Peninsula in Oyster Bay

Four words: 671 feet of waterfront.

09/07/2017 Photography by Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Faces His Family

This month: Our humor columnist attends a family reunion.

08/28/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Million Dollar View in Downtown Sarasota

A completely renovated condo in downtown's first mega-building is on the market for just under $1 million.

08/25/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Sarasota School of Architecture Gem on Siesta Key

This mid-century modern home is on the market for $1,345,000.

08/11/2017 By Robert Plunket