Sarasota Market Cools, Slightly in September over August but... still Higher than Last Year.

The following information, charts and statistical analysis was reported from the Sarasota Association of Realtors on October 17, 2012.

Members of the Sarasota Association of Realtors® sold 648 properties in September 2012, up almost 14 percent from last September, when only 570 transactions were closed. The figure was down almost 21 percent from the 819 sales in August 2012, continuing the historic trends that normally show a sales lull in the early autumn.
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The category totals were 500 single family homes and 148 condos sold, compared to last September when only 430 single family and 140 condos were sold. This summer was an exceptional one for local…

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This years Sarasota Chalk Festival is being held for 10 days from October 28th - November 6th in Downtown Sarasota.  Come and see over 500 Artist create 2D and 3D chalk images on the roads of Downtown Sarasota, with this years theme of "Circus City, USA".  There will be performance stages that will also highlight music, drama, dance, magic, acrobatic, and aerial performances.

The Festival is FREE for all the participates and veiwers and will be held between 300-600 South Pineapple Ave. For complete information and all the details about the Fesival please visit their website at 

The following is just a little sample of the work that you will enjoy at the Sarasota Chalk Festival 2012.

This work done by JULIO JIMENEZ of California.…

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This Three Oaks Home on Cedar Oak Way just sold today for $319,000. This home came on the market on August 14th and was under contract to close in just 7 days!  This has now become the state of the real estate market in Sarasota.  We have seen no slow down of activity through the summertime and we are anticipating one of the busiest winter selling seasons since the boom years.  Our inventory continues to stay at a 10 year low with an increase in buyer interest in Sarasota Homes. If you are interested in selling your home I would like to talk with you about the current market conditions and what your home is worth.  Please feel comfortable in calling me for a confidential chat.  I can be reached at (941) 586-4790 or you can Email me directly at

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