Market Report

Panic-Buying and Bidding Wars Are Officially Things of the Past, but Home Prices Aren't Budging

The median price for a single-family home in Sarasota County is now $515,000. In Manatee County, it's $509,240.

01/29/2024 By Kim Doleatto

For Rent

A New Residential Rental Development Is Headed to Venice

Located off Jacaranda Road, the 216 units of this still-unnamed project are breaking ground now and slated for long-term renting.

01/24/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Second Chance

The 'Other Round House' Is For Sale—Again

The midcentury cylinder-shaped home went viral when it came on the market. If you missed out on buying it the first time, now's your chance.

01/23/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Vintage Venice

This Almost Century-Old Home Was One of the First Built on Venice Island

This 1926 Mediterranean-Revival home has been well-loved by its owner for more than 20 years. Now it's on the market and seeking its next steward.

01/19/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Big Deal

Benderson Development Buys Sarasota Retail Strip for $30.5 Million

Glengary Shoppes on South Tamiami Trail—which includes Best Buy and Barnes & Noble—was recently purchased by the developer in an off-market cash deal.

01/17/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Sun Catcher

A Lot of People Moved to Florida in 2023—But Not as Many as 2022

Three new reports show that the Sarasota-Manatee region is still attracting newcomers, but some people are moving out, too.

01/08/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Downtown Sale

A Parcel on the Corner of Ringling Boulevard and U.S. 301 Sold, and Guess What? It Won't Be Demolished.

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County bought 100 S. Washington Blvd. and plans to renovate, not raze.

01/05/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Q & A

The 2023 Real Estate Market Was Healthier, With More Inventory and Major Developments

Three local realtors share what stood out about 2023 and what we can expect in 2024.

12/20/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Market Report

Home Inventory Is Up, But Housing Prices Are Still Going Strong

According to the latest numbers, the median price for a single-family home in the Sarasota-Bradenton-North Port region is $490,000.

11/28/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Mystery Solved

What's Going on at the Corner of University Parkway and U.S. 301?

A lot on the northwest corner there was recently cleared. Here's what's planned for the property.

10/25/2023 By Kim Doleatto

The Latest

Home Sales Spiked in September, But That's Largely Because of Hurricane Ian

Year over year, there were 40 percent more closed sales for homes and condos across the region in September, but that increase was largely due to Ian disrupting the market a year prior.

10/24/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Building Boom

Here's a Rundown of All the New Projects Going Up in Sarasota

The rumble of new construction is the soundtrack of our region these days.

10/10/2023 By Kim Doleatto

More Dev

A New Residential Development Will Replace Rolling Green Golf Club

Gracewater at Sarasota will be a gated community comprised of 484 villas and single-family homes.

10/05/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate report

Local Housing Prices Aren't Budging Amid Low Inventory

Year over year, single-family home median prices in Sarasota increased by 9.2 percent, to $519,000, while Manatee County's stayed at $525,000.

09/25/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Up Next

A New Apartment Development Is Headed to Englewood

Construction on the new 306-unit building is set to begin early next year.

09/22/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Main Street Boom

Reese's Service Station and the Former Michael Saunders & Company Buildings in Downtown Sarasota Have Sold

Located on the corners of Main Street and Osprey Avenue, the buildings were purchased by two local developers for a total of $7.76 million.

09/22/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Sweet spot

New 'Attainably Priced' Homes Are Headed to Sarasota and Manatee Counties

These single-family homes are filling a much-needed sale price gap. Sarasota's median prices are currently $535,000, and Manatee's are $515,000.

08/31/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Market Report

Home Sales Increase in Manatee County, Decrease in Sarasota County in July

July data shows that the median price for a home in Sarasota County is $535,000 and $515,000 in Manatee County.

08/23/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Saying Goodbye

Art Uptown Gallery Is Closing, and Big Changes Are in the Works for That Stretch of Main Street

A recent sale means a hike in rent that the gallery can't afford.

08/16/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate Report

We're Returning to a Healthier Real Estate Market

However, the median price for single-family homes in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton is still $524,450.

07/21/2023 By Kim Doleatto