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For Sale: Three Homes for Hunkering Down

From a Gulf-front estate to a well-priced condo, here are some houses we wouldn't mind spending (extended) time in.

03/19/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A 1920s Spanish Home With a Famous Architectural Lineage

Don't miss the spectacular Chinese Art Deco rugs in this maximalist home.

03/05/2020

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For Sale: A 1920s Braden Castle Cottage

This little cottage really is little—but it's equally charming.

02/18/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: An Eighth-Floor Downtown Condo in the Vue

Here's a peek at what's inside the Vue's dramatic modernistic façade.

01/23/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: An Unpretentious Beach Retreat on Casey Key

It's the first time it’s been on the market in 20 years.

01/09/2020 By Robert Plunket

Best of the Year

Our Top 5 Real Estate Junkie Blogs of 2019

From a modern residence in Lido Shores to a mobile home with a knockout view, here are our favorite listings of the year.

12/19/2019 By Robert Plunket

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

This Tim Seibert-designed home is what our Real Estate Junkie wants for Christmas.

12/13/2019 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Beachfront Home on Anna Maria Island

The spectacular view justifies the almost $4 million price tag.

11/27/2019 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Remodeled 1916 Bungalow

It’s a great old house that has finally come into its own.

11/08/2019 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Historic Bradenton Farmhouse

It’s been updated in a way that still allows it to be quaint and quirky without a “just flipped” feeling and the current owners’ shabby chic style is the perfect look for the place.

10/17/2019 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: John Ringling's Beach House

It was built by John Ringling back in 1928 as housing for his seasonal employees. And what housing—it’s right across from the best part of the beach.

10/04/2019 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A 1930s Mansion on St. Armands

“Casa del Mar” dates back to 1936 and is big and sprawling.

09/13/2019 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A 1920s Laurel Park Bungalow

The walled swimming pool is sensational.

08/26/2019 By Staff

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For Sale: A Charming Bradenton Bungalow

It's a real Craftsman cottage from 1925.

08/23/2019 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Party House Near the North Trail

The home may be too close to the North Trail for some, writes our Real Estate Junkie, but for a local hipster it would just add to the raffish charm.

08/09/2019 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Modern Architectural Gem in Lido Shores

The home is named "Strandhus," which is Norwegian for "beach house."

07/12/2019 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: Philanthropist Betty Schoenbaum's Palm Avenue Penthouse

Schoenbaum died last year at age 100, and her famous apartment is now on the market.

06/28/2019 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Mobile Home with Amazing Water Views

Over half a million for a “trailer” may seem excessive, but this waterfront mobile home in Venice is special, says our Real Estate Junkie.

06/21/2019 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Charming Bayou Oaks Cottage

This smallish two-bedroom cottage was built in 1950 and has been renovated and updated into a stylish little home.

06/14/2019 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Siesta Key Landmark

This three-story home was inspired by Boca Grande's famous lighthouse.

05/31/2019 By Robert Plunket