Rental Market

Local Rents Are Rising Again

Of 587 cities in a national report, Sarasota saw the second-highest growth in rent in October, while national numbers are cooling off.

11/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

More Ranch

A New 500-Unit Rental Community Is Headed to Lakewood Ranch

The new Manatee County project, Renata, features 502 units and is expected to deliver in late 2024.

10/24/2022 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

Chilling Out

The Sarasota-Manatee Rental Market Is Finally Cooling Off

The numbers remain high, but the drop in prices is officially a trend—not just a fluke.

09/01/2022 By Kim Doleatto

cash flow

How to Turn Your Short-Term Vacation Rental into a Haven for Your Guests

Sarasota's Kim Cressell is turning her 20-year side gig into a full-fledged how-to business. Here are her tips for how to maximize your rental income.

07/14/2022 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

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

Easy Rider

I Tried Sarasota's New Veo Scooter Rental—and Liked it

The new "micro-mobility" program lets riders rent bikes and scooters for an hourly rate.

03/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

This Party's Lit

Glowing Furniture Makes for the Ultimate Party Upgrade

Florida Furniture Rental lets you rent LED-lit benches, chairs and dance floors.

03/18/2022 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

Vacation Rentals

City of Sarasota's Vacation Rental Registration Open

The vacation rental ordinance establishes an occupancy limit and requires 24-hour contact information for the rental.

12/31/2021 By Staff

Going Up

Median Rents in Sarasota County Surpass $2,000 a Month for the First Time

According to a national monthly report on rental markets, based on October data, median overall monthly rents are now $2,051.

11/19/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Politics

Sarasota Delays Discussion of New Home Sharing Rules Until Next Year

If eventually approved, a home sharing ordinance may allow for rentals shorter than seven days within city limits, as long as a homeowner is present.

11/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Politics

Home Sharing May Soon Be Allowed in the City of Sarasota

That would mean homeowners can rent out a portion of their home while they're on site.

10/19/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Hey Vacay

Our Favorite Sarasota Airbnbs

From midcentury modern charm to beachy, postcard-perfect getaways, check out these highly bookable homes for less than $240 a night.

09/24/2021 By Kim Doleatto

The Rental Market

Sarasota and Manatee Residential Rents Go Up—Again

Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, Sarasota County rental rates have grown by 25 percent and Manatee County's by 31 percent.

09/01/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Jump in

Swimply App Lets You Rent a Pool for a Day

Hosts list their pools, and users rent them for an hourly rate.

08/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Rental Market

Sarasota Rent Prices Just Keep Increasing

Despite a looming eviction crisis, rents increased by 20 percent in Sarasota County and 27 percent in Manatee County compared to July 2020.

08/04/2021 By Kim Doleatto

City News

Accessory Dwelling Units Now Allowed in Sarasota Citywide

City commissioners unanimously agree to give homeowners more flexibility with their properties.

07/21/2021 By Kim Doleatto

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