Sarasota’s strong market has returned to “normal”!

Home Prices in the Sarasota-Manatee market are exactly where they would have been today had the region’s traditional level of annual property appreciation been its only influence over the past 15 years. To put this in better perspective, in January 2001, the median price for a home in Sarasota County was $155,000 in what was … Continue reading Sarasota’s strong market has returned to “normal”!

Sarasota: a Happy Place to Call Home

Sarasota is a place I have called home since 1997. I enjoy living and raising my family here and often take for granted just how special this place is. The locals enjoy a generally sunny disposition and one recent poll suggests we are actually the happiest place to live in the United States. Check out … Continue reading Sarasota: a Happy Place to Call Home

Waterfront Perfection on Siesta Key

I just had the pleasure of previewing 4300 Higel Avenue on Siesta Key. This is one of the finest homes I have ever visited, combining exceptional design, attention to detail and a private, natural setting second to none. Situated on over 1.5 acres directly on the Gulf of Mexico, this magnificent home was completed in … Continue reading Waterfront Perfection on Siesta Key

2013 Guide to Living, Working & Playing in Southwest Florida

I often receive requests to provide a comprehensive Relocation Guide for the Sarasota area. My company has produced an excellent resource to fill this need. This 40 page guide is full of useful information. Please enjoy and feel free to share with family and friends who are considering a move to this area. Click on … Continue reading 2013 Guide to Living, Working & Playing in Southwest Florida

Sarasota Leads the way in Real Estate Recovery

As a Realtor, I feel like I am in the front lines of the action and witness market trends long before they become statistics. In the past six months, I have experienced a return of confidence in the Sarasota marketplace as buyers return in all price ranges. Now the national media is taking notice. Take … Continue reading Sarasota Leads the way in Real Estate Recovery