The following report is from the Sarasota Association of REALTORS as published on December 23, 2014 for closed November 2014 business.

Property Sales Still Closing in on County Record

Despite a slower November sales month, the hot sales pace for the first 11 months of the year keeps Sarasota County on near-record pace for 2014, with the 10,621 closed sales coming in 364 sales ahead of the 2013 total at this time.  With December 2014 sales already topping 500 by midmonth,
the final annual total will almost certainly be the second highest ever recorded in the county.

The overall year 2013 wound up being the second highest year for unit sales in Sarasota County history with 11,184, exceeded only by 2004, with 11,482 closed sales. There is also a small…

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Castel Del Mare Condos near Siesta Key 

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune recently did an article about Castel del Mare and a condo that I have for sale on the 4th floor.  Castel del Mare is located at Stickney Point just before the south bridge going onto Siesta Key.  The article was written by Chris Angermann.

Built in 1975 as a complex of vacation condos, Castel del Mare, which means “sea fortress” in Italian, has one of the most attractive waterfront locations west of the Trail.

Occupying 8 acres just south of Stickney Point Road, it sits on the Intracoastal Waterway directly across from Siesta Key and has spectacular, panoramic views of Little Sarasota Bay. Palm trees and attractive shrubbery dot the interior.

Castel del Mare has 185 units…

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The Sarasota Bradenton International Airport has expanded over the years to now include a large number of daily non-stop flights to 10 major cities.  5 Airlines are now offering non-stop daily flights, some for just the winter snow-bird season while others are offering year round daily service.    

Atlanta (ATL)     Delta Airlines to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
Delta Airlines now has between 5-7 daily year round flights to Atlanta.

Boston (BOS) 
Jet Blue offers a daily flight during the winter and spring season.

Charlotte, NC (CLT)   
American/US Airways averages 5 daily year round flights to Charlotte, North Carolina.

Chicago (ORD)   
United Airlines offers a daily year round flight, and are adding a second daily flight from December 18 - April 6, with a third daily flight added on Fridays and…

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