Sarasota Real Estate Blog
Sarasota-Bradenton Area Named “Most Satisfying Place to Live”Written by Victoria French on 2014-04-15 21:16:09
Residents of the Sarasota-Bradenton Area were very satisfied because we ranked #1 in all of Florida! How well did we do nation-wide? Very well. We ranked 23rd in all of the United States.
Top 10 Sarasota Communities: University Park Country ClubWritten by Victoria French on 2014-03-28 17:30:47
University Park Country Club is not unfamiliar with accolades, receiving, among others: "Best Community Design in America (The National Association of Homebuilders), "Best Development in Region" (Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council), and "Best Place To Play Golf" (Sarasota Magazine). Whether you're in need of a seasonal hideaway or a year round residence, different home layouts and styles are available in University Park ranging from the quaint and cozy Villa to the extravagant and luxurious estate.
Top 10 Sarasota Communities: Beneva WoodsWritten by Victoria French on 2014-03-25 15:36:06
Beneva Woods is located in southern Sarasota, which means that it is only a short drive to the mall. If you are a golf enthusiast, you will be happy to hear that there are also many world-renowned golf courses near by!
Top 10 Sarasota Communities: Deer CreekWritten by Victoria French on 2014-03-04 08:26:55
With amenities like a community pool, sidewalks throughout and access to the area’s top schools, Deer Creek proves itself to be the perfect family choice over and over again. Deer Creek is one of the most established gated communities in Palmer Ranch offering 485 homes amongst 17 lakes.
Sarasota: A Top City in the USA for Home Price Increases and RelocationWritten by Bill True on 2014-02-28 14:32:12
Florida home values are increasing at a rate such that they are in 2nd place only to New York. Miami is the city that is the most moved to in Florida and the homes there are having a 1.2% increase each month. Sarasota is the 2nd most moved to city in Florida with the homes having a .9% increase each month. In other words, if you are looking to move to Florida, now is the time because home prices are increasing steadily.
Top 10 Sarasota Communities: SouthgateWritten by Victoria French on 2014-02-20 13:38:47
Southgate is a non-deed restricted subdivision in central Sarasota which boasts updated 1950s style ranch-homes that will fit into almost any budget. Best of all: these homes are located right near everything Sarasota is so well known for
Top 10 Sarasota Communities: Gulf GateWritten by Bill True on 2014-02-04 15:33:44
Gulf Gate is one of Sarasota’s most popular central communities. It all began in 1963 when Gulf Gate was first introduced in Sarasota with only a few homes and it has only grown since. Why?...
Florida Boosts Education StandardsWritten by Victoria French on 2014-01-25 19:00:29
Recently, the governor of Florida, Rick Scott, asked that the Florida educational standards be reevaluated and strengthened. That is exactly what has happened. After the Common Core Standard was evaluated, there were about 100 changes that needed to be made in order to strengthen and improve Florida education.
Lead Generation Technology and Website Strategies Class in Tampa, FLWritten by Victoria French on 2014-01-08 10:10:25
The “Lead Generation Technology and Website Strategies Class” at The Greater Tampa Association of REALTORS will take place on Tuesday, January 28th from 9:30am to noon and is completely free to anyone who would like to attend. In this course, True will be discussing how to generate more leads by utilizing specific website strategies.
William True Named 2014 Five Star Real Estate AgentWritten by Victoria French on 2013-12-30 20:21:40
In order to be named, specifically, a “Five Star Real Estate Agent”, William True had to please his clients. Each individual who recently purchased a home was mailed a questionnaire in which they had to rank the agents (up to two) that they worked with based on 10 criteria.