The following report, information and statistics are from the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee Board of Realtors as published for the Realtor Members on February 22 for closed January 2024 Business. 

 Market Shifts and Buyer Leverage in the Sarasota and Manate Housing Market

SARASOTA, Fla. (February 22. 2024) – The housing market in January 2024 mirrors the trends observed in the latter half of 2023, as per data released by Florida REALTORS® and analyzed by the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM). January saw a continued uptick in the months supply of inventory and a rise in median time to contract, indicating a gradual shift towards a more balanced market, favorable to buyers.

"As we witness sustained growth in…

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University Place  

7710 Ashley Circle, Bradenton, FL 34201

Gated and lushly landscaped University Place – This meticulously maintained Lee Wetherington lakefront home offers a 3-car garage, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a saltwater pool with spa, a private office and an upstairs bonus room. This home offers a blend of elegance and practicality, boasting a plethora of desirable features such as: a new roof in 2020, all new pool equipment, pool resurfaced in 12/2023, an outdoor shower, Culligan whole house water softener system, new water heater, custom kitchen with high end GE profile appliances, gas stove , cherry wood kitchen cabinetry, built in wine racks, wine cooler, security system, central vacuum system, tile and Brazilian hand carved…

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Your Path to Sunshine Living...

Planning a move is a thrilling journey, and if you're eyeing the radiant shores and cultural blend of Sarasota, Florida, get ready for a truly breathtaking adventure.

Our Sarasota relocation guide is your ticket to discovering a world where sun-drenched beaches, artistic vibrancy, and a relaxed lifestyle converge. Whether you're captivated by the beaches, cultural richness, or just seeking a change of pace, we've got you covered with everything you need to make your move to Sarasota seamless and delightful - start your journey now!

Embrace the Sarasota Lifestyle: Where Every Day Feels Like Vacation

Discover Your Neighborhood Nirvana

Sarasota is a patchwork of neighborhoods, each with its unique charm. If…

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The following report, information and statistics are from the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee Board of Realtors as published for the Realtor Members on November 21 for closed October 2023 Business. 

 Housing Inventory Climbs to Highest Point in 2023

SARASOTA, Fla. (November 21, 2023) – Housing inventory in both Sarasota County and Manatee County is on the rise, marking the highest number of listings reported this year in October. The latest data, sourced from Florida REALTORS® and compiled by the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM), indicates an uptick in home sales and an influx of new listings added to the market.

Closed Sales

Combined sales for both property types in the North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton MSA…

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Esplanade on Palmer Ranch

Lazio Model 

5409 Bartolomeo Street, Sarasota, FL 34238

Lazio Model pool/spa home on private lot with over 2,300 square feet of living area. Well appointed home light and bright South Rear Exposure. Spacious, open and modern floor plan for today's lifestyle! Large kitchen quartz island with prep sink, gas cooking, loads of kitchen cabinets for the Chef lover! The home is designed with 3 ensuite bedrooms and makes guest living very private. Open Floor Plan! Entertain on your screened and covered extend lanai with travertine flooring. Enjoy the spa, beach shelf or swimming in your own private heated pool. Extras include- Crown Molding, Tray Ceiling, 8 ft doors , 11 ft ceilings, 3 garage ceiling storage racks and a…

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Sarasota Home Staging Tips to Wow Buyers!

Sarasota's real estate scene is buzzing with an array of stunning properties that are just waiting for the right buyers to fall in love. But in such a competitive market, how can your home steal the show and secure a quick sale? The answer lies in the art of home staging.

This isn't just about making your space look nice; it's about creating a canvas where potential buyers can see their dreams coming to life. And in Sarasota, a town known for its unique charm, this process gets an extra dose of pizzazz.

Step into the Spotlight

Sarasota's fantastic weather is more than just an attraction – it's a way of life. To make the most of it, let the great outdoors take center stage. Well-kept gardens and…

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Sarasota's Vibrant Nightlife & Real Estate

Situated gracefully on Florida's Gulf Coast, Sarasota is a coastal paradise celebrated for its sun-kissed beaches, rich cultural attractions, and stunning natural beauty. But as the sun sets, this captivating city transforms into a hub of vibrant nightlife. It's a destination for those who appreciate both daytime delights and evenings filled with energy and excitement.

If you're contemplating real estate in this enchanting city, living where the action thrives means savoring a lifestyle that effortlessly combines a vibrant nocturnal scene with the comforts of elegant coastal living.

Where Culture Meets Comfort

Sarasota is renowned for its flourishing cultural scene, woven with world-class…

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Esplanade on Palmer Ranch - Lazio Home

5408 Bartolomeo Street, Sarasota, FL 34238

Esplanade on Palmer Ranch Gated Resort Living Community!  This 3 Bedroom, 3 Full Bath, Lazio - Taylor Morrison model has the extended kitchen and the extended covered lanai area offering lots of area for the family and entertaining.  Enjoy the office with pocket doors for privacy, large kitchen, and dining area. The extended kitchen gives you that extra room for a breakfast nook with extra cabinet and counter-top space. Enjoy the large pool area with the full clear view screen. 

Esplanade on Palmer Ranch - A Resort Lifestyle Community

This Taylor Morrison signature neighborhood offers endless amenities, it feels like being on a cruise ship! These amenities…

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The following report, information and statistics are from the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee Board of Realtors as published for the Realtor Members on October 19 for closed September 2023 Business. 

 September 2023 Home Sales Increase From Last Year's Hurricane

SARASOTA, Fla. (October 19, 2023) – Amidst the lingering impacts of Hurricane Ian's disruption to Florida's housing market last September, the latest data from Florida REALTORS® paints a contrasting picture for September 2023. While closed sales registered an unusually high year-over-year growth, median prices stayed relatively stable.

Closed Sales

In stark contrast to an irregular report caused by disruption from Hurricane Ian in September 2022, this September marked a…

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Esplanade on Palmer Ranch - Arezzo Villa

5381 Popoli Way, Sarasota, FL 34238

Esplanade on Palmer Ranch Gated Resort Living Community!  This amazing well-appointed lakeview Arezzo Model with 3 bedroom, 2 bath, dining area, office, large kitchen and entertaining living room offers lots of room for the whole family to enjoy!  Meticulously maintained and decorated in a soft gray pallet.  Custom closets. The kitchen is equipped with GE stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, soft close drawers, beautiful white wood cabinets with pull outs and large drawers for your kitchen needs.  Enjoy cooking with gas.  Bright and light with a south facing extended lanai overlooking the wide part of the lake with incredible sunrises!  Lots of beautiful…

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