Sarasota Real Estate Blog
30th Annual Super Boat Grand Prix and FestivalWritten by Bill True on 2014-06-23 13:40:50
Don’t miss the Super Boat Grand Prix and Festival on June 28-July 6, 2014! This highly anticipated Sarasota event takes place every year and is always accompanied by fun events. This year, you can expect to enjoy golf, a car show, a poker tournament, a bikini contest, the parade and block party with fireworks and more!
The Most Military-Friendly State now has one more Military-Friendly REALTORWritten by Victoria French on 2014-06-09 14:11:13
In the new bill, provisions have been made to provide military personnel with education benefits, jobs, property tax exemptions and more. With honor like this, it is no wonder that so many personnel are moving to the paradise of Sarasota. Let’s take a closer look at the new benefits provided by the “Florida G.I. Bill”...
Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week gives your taste buds something to smile about from June 1-June 14!Written by Bill True on 2014-05-27 13:11:37
The beginning of June kicks off the start of an annual event called Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week, though the event actually lasts from June 1 – June 14. You might ask, what exactly is so special about this week? Savor Sarasota allows you to enjoy delicious three-course meals at either lunch or dinner for a discounted, fixed price at some of Sarasota’s most beloved eateries.
New exhibit at Ringling Museum presents art history’s greatest pretenders!Written by Bill True on 2014-05-19 13:14:43
Their newest special exhibit is called “Intent to Deceive: Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World.” The collection will be displayed at the Ringling from May 23, 2014 to August 3, 2014. This collection of art is a must-see because it features art by some of the greatest pretenders in art history. The artists with work on display will include Han van Meegeren, Eric Hebborn, John Myatt, Elmyr de Hory and Mark Landis.
Would you Rather? … Real Estate EditionWritten by Victoria French on 2014-05-13 18:49:21
When making this decision, would you rather work with a knowledgeable professional? Or take a huge chance, risking money and your family’s livelihood, by working with one of the “other guys”? You would rather work with a professional, right? That’s what I thought! The best way to distinguish between a regular real estate agent and a top-notch agent is by...
Sarasota-Bradenton Area Named “Most Satisfying Place to Live”Written by Bill True 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 Bill True 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 Bill True 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 Bill True 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.