Swellin' Wellen

Wellen Park Is Adding a New Neighborhood and Kicking Off Condo Sales

A new neighborhood of single-family homes, called Antigua, as well as Veranda condominiums within the Wellen Park Golf & Country Club, have hit the market.

11/04/2022 By Kim Doleatto

By the Numbers

The Latest Real Estate Numbers Show a Move Toward a Healthier Market

Real estate inventory has increased significantly, but is still below a healthy supply, meaning we're still a seller's market.

10/25/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Eastern expansion

A New Assisted Living Facility Breaks Ground in East Sarasota

It's part of Sarasota Suncoast Community Church’s growing empire.

10/20/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

How Will Hurricane Ian Affect the Local Real Estate Market?

Four real estate experts talk natural disasters, risk factors and probable increased demand for new construction.

10/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

cool down

The Housing Market Is Showing a Return to 'Normalcy'

For the first time since 2021, the median percentage of single-family homes sold at or above the list price was below 100 percent. A longtime Sarasota realtor shares how that's affecting sellers.

09/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

New WSJ Report Ranks North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton Metro Area No. 8 in the Nation

The Wall Street Journal/Realtor.com Emerging Housing Markets list highlights metros based on housing market data and lifestyle metrics.

07/27/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Market Report

Local Housing Inventory Continues to Grow, But Prices Are Still Rising

Home and condo prices remain high, but rising interest rates are playing a role in an uptick in inventory.

07/25/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Gold Star

Lakewood Ranch Named Best Selling Master-Planned Community in the Country—Again

The community has notched 1,026 sales so far this year.

07/21/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Growth Spurt

A New Mixed-Use Project Is Headed to the Rosemary District

Scheduled for completion in 2024, Villa Ballada will have 22 residences above a ground floor of commercial spaces.

06/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Temp check

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

Breaking

Sarasota Developer Plans to Buy and Demolish Mira Mar Plaza

Seaward Development's plans will be discussed at a Historic Preservation Board meeting on Tuesday, June 14.

06/11/2022 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

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

Real Estate

Sarasota Housing Market Ranked No. 3 in U.S. in New Wall Street Journal Report

Outdoor lifestyle and a good job market kept the Sarasota metro area near the top three of the emerging housing markets index.

04/27/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

The Median Price for a Single-Family Home in Sarasota-Manatee Hits $500,000

But there are some signs that maybe—just maybe—the market might start to level off.

04/20/2022 By Staff

Q & A

'We Don't See Prices Going Lower Anytime Soon': An Update on Our Red-Hot Housing Market

Tony Veldkamp, president of the Realtor's Association of Sarasota Manatee, talks about inflation, inventory and more.

03/31/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Southern Living

Two New Housing Developments Are Headed to South Sarasota

In total, the two will add 528 residences to the area.

03/30/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Realtor Association: Lack of Inventory Impacts Prices, Sales in Sarasota-Manatee

However, home prices continue to climb.

03/21/2022 By Staff

Commercial Real Estate

Baymont by Wyndham Hotel in Sarasota Sells for $8 Million

The 99-room hotel sits on 2.2 acres at 1425 S. Tamiami Trail.

03/11/2022 By Staff