Market Report

Realtor Association Reports Record-Low Inventory, Record-High Prices

The median price for a single-family home in Sarasota County is $407,000; in Manatee County, it's $400,000.

06/23/2021 By Staff

Home Queue

Developers Are Struggling to Keep Up With Housing Demand

Material costs, labor shortages and a high demand for housing is putting the squeeze on the building industry.

06/17/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Rising From the Ashes

The Former Githler Mansion Gets a New Life

The Sapphire Shores mansion on the bay became a burned-out shell after a fire, but a developer has plans to restore it to its former glory—and then some.

06/14/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

New High-Rise in the Works on East Main Street

MainView of Sarasota is a 10-story mixed-use project being planned for downtown Sarasota.

06/10/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

In Parrish, Affordable Prices Are a Major Selling Point

New homes for less than $300,000 in North River Ranch are making home ownership possible in an impossible seller's market.

06/10/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Halfacre Construction Company Begins Renovations on Realtor Association Building

Construction is slated for completion in late 2021.

06/09/2021 By Staff

Good advice

How to Compete Against Cash Buyers in Our Fast-Moving Housing Market

In a fast and furious real estate market, how is a common home buyer supposed to compete? Judie Berger of Premier Sotheby's International Realty shares her six top tips.

06/07/2021 By Kim Doleatto

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Selby Gardens Breaks Ground on New Downtown Campus

Work will start later this year on the first phase of what will be a massive overhaul of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

06/03/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Top of the Market

This Longboat Key Beachfront Mansion Just Sold for $10.15 Million

It’s the priciest Longboat Key residential sale of the year so far.

06/02/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

County Plans to Sell Historic Vamo Drive Home to Pay for Upgrades to Nearby Park

The plan calls for the preservation of a historic two-story lodge on the property that was built in 1900.

05/28/2021 By Kim Doleatto

The Rental Market

Sarasota Rents Are Skyrocketing

Increased demand for long-term rentals, coupled with shrinking inventory, is driving rent increases in the city of Sarasota.

05/28/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Commercial Real Estate

Bradenton Office Park Sells for $11.1 Million

Morgan Johnson Commerce Park is a fully stabilized investment with land for additional development.

05/24/2021 By Staff

Bumpy Ride

SRQ Airport Is Experiencing Record Growth. But What About Noise?

Some nearby residents are concerned about the increase in air traffic.

05/20/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

A Glamorous Home With a Ringling Family Connection Comes on the Market Again

This 1924 home in the Sapphire Shores neighborhood blends modern updates with original 1920s glam.

05/20/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Hello, Summer

Four Hot Trends for Cool Pools

Two industry experts share the latest pool trends and how adding one to your home may positively impact its resale value.

05/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Commercial Real Estate

Forest Plaza LLC Purchases 24 Acres in North Port

Price Boulevard Commons LLC sold the property at 1800 E. Price Blvd. for $400,000.

05/07/2021 By Staff

Top Sale

Casey Key Home Sells for $16.5 Million

The cash deal tied with a Longboat Key estate for the highest sale ever recorded in Sarasota County.

04/30/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Merger

RE/MAX Alliance Group Merges With RE/MAX Advantage Realty

RE/MAX Alliance Group now has 13 offices spanning Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties.

04/29/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

Sarasota's Promenade Apartments Sold for $3.9 Million

Spoiler alert: It's not a "tear down to make room for luxury condos" kind of situation.

04/29/2021 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