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Home Inventory Is Up Again, and So Are Home Prices

Median single-family home prices in Sarasota increased by 21.6 percent year over year to $495,000. In Manatee they increased year-over-year by 37.5 percent to $550,000. 

06/22/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Sweet Relief

The Scorching Rental Market May Be Cooling

Sarasota County rent rates have dipped for the past three months—not by much, but it's a start.

06/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Market turn

Finally, More Single-Family Homes Are Available in Sarasota-Manatee

It's the first year-over-year increase for the North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton metro area since May of 2019, according to the Realtor Association of Sarasota-Manatee.

05/19/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Rental Market

Sarasota Rents Have Dipped for Two Months in a Row. Will The Trend Last?

It's the first time they've halted their steady incline in roughly two years, according to a recent report. Will this trend last?

05/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Home bound

A Recent Report Names Sarasota as the Country’s Top Relocation Destination

PODS, the portable storage and moving company, shares its top 20 lists of cities people are leaving—and where they're headed.

04/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

rough rent

The Median Rent in Sarasota County Right Now Is $2,249. That's Higher Than in Miami-Dade County.

According to a recent report, the price to rent in both counties is still trending upward, beating Miami prices.

03/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

A Look Back at 2021's Fast and Furious Real Estate Market

The median price for single-family homes in 2021 was $395,945 in Sarasota County and $420,000 in Manatee County.

01/20/2022 By Staff

Data

North Port, Sarasota, Bradenton Ranked Among Nation's Top 'Growth Cities'

North Port was fourth and Sarasota-Bradenton was 10th on a list of 25 growing cities analyzed by U-Haul.

01/06/2022 By Staff

Real estate

Lakewood Ranch Remains Nation's Top-Selling Planned Community

The neighborhood saw its best sales year on record in 2021.

01/06/2022 By Staff

Happy at Home

Sarasota County's 2021 Citizen Opinion Survey Results Are In

Population growth was a top stressor—but an overwhelming majority of residents praised Sarasota living.

09/28/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Tourism

Tourist Development Taxes Up Again in June

Collections in June were nearly twice as much as what was collected in June 2020, and 75 percent higher than the pre-pandemic June 2019 figure.

08/13/2021 By Staff

Top dog

Lakewood Ranch Named the Nation's Top-Selling Community

A new report puts new home sales in Lakewood Ranch at the top of its game.

07/13/2021 By Staff

The Rental Market

Sarasota Rents Are Skyrocketing Again

Since March of last year, monthly rents increased by 13 percent in Sarasota County and 19 percent in Manatee County.

07/02/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Moving to Sarasota? You're Not Alone

Sarasota ranks among the top migration destinations amid a low residential real estate inventory.

04/26/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Home Sales, Prices Up in October

Despite the pandemic, home sales are still on the rise, according to new data released by the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee.

11/19/2020 By Staff

Construction

Number of Housing Starts Down in February

The number of new residential construction projects begun in the U.S. declined by 8.7 percent between January and February.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Home Sales Up, Condo Sales Down in February

After dropping in January, sales of single-family homes in Sarasota and Manatee counties increased in February when compared to a year prior.

03/25/2019 By Staff

Data

Tourist Tax Revenue Still Down

Tourist Development Tax collections were down by 5.3 percent in January when compared to January 2018.

03/22/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Sales of New Homes Down Nationwide

Sales of new single-family homes were down by 4.1 percent in January when compared to a year prior.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Home Sales Down Statewide in January

Home sales were down 6.2 percent and townhouse and condo sales were down 10.9 percent last month.

02/22/2019 By Staff