sarasota: The Most Military-Friendly State Has Another Military-Friendly REALTOR - 06/12/14 03:31 AM
Since the "Florida G.I. Bill" passed, many are now saying that Florida is the most military-friendly state in the U.S.A!

There are many reasons why Florida is now considered the most military-friendly state since the passing of the bill. Among these reasons are the benefits regarding:
1. Education
2. Employment
3. Property Taxes
Read more about these benefits (and more) here: Florida Military Benefits 
If you are a veteran or are currently in the military, and you are looking to purchase a home in the Sarasota, Florida area, it is important to work with someone who is qualified to … (0 comments)

sarasota: Sarasota Community Spotlight: Beneva Woods - 04/18/14 02:28 AM
Beneva Woods is one of the most popular communities in Sarasota...And it is easy to see why!
The homes of Beneva Woods are well known for their ample acerage and Florida-ranch style with most homes exceeding 2600 square-feet and featuring a swimming pool. The neighborhood itself is quite beautiful as well with gorgeous pine trees that shade the manicured streets. 
Location, Location, Location
Beneva Woods is located in southern Sarasota near many malls, world renown beaches, downtown Sarasota, theatres and much more. Do you love a good round of golf? You will love that Beneva Woods is so close to … (0 comments)

sarasota: Sarasota Community Spotlight: The Landings - 04/17/14 01:14 PM
There is something for everyone at The Landings!
Whether you are looking for your perfect single family home, waterfront condo, villa or mansion the homes of The Landings are sure to please! In addition, you can also choose to live in one of the famous "tree houses", a home that has been built among the trees so you to truly enjoy the idyllic Florida landscape! 
Amenities Include:
Clubhouse Pool Fitness Center Boat Slips  
You will also be pleased to know that The Landings is located near a local farmer's market, downtown Saraosta, the Van Wezel, the Ringling Museum of … (0 comments)

sarasota: Sarasota Community Spotlight: Arielle of Palmer Ranch - 04/04/14 04:21 AM
Arielle of Palmer Ranch is the Ideal Condominium Community for Nature Lovers and Golf Enthusiasts!
Arielle features 1-3 bedroom townhome-style condos in two story units. Each condo ranges from around 1500 to over 2000 square feet, offering spacious living areas and bedrooms. In addition, these condos typically have attached garages for parking or storage and feature updated fixtures and features. 
The amenities of Arielle include:
Heated Pool Cabanas BBQ Grills Picnic Areas Top-of-the-Line Spa Secured Entry into the Community  
Arielle is located inside the community of Pamler Ranch in Sarasota, Florida. One of the best features of Arielle … (2 comments)

sarasota: Sarasota Community Spotlight: Harbor Towers - 04/01/14 12:14 PM
How would you like to have your very own marina?
That is exactly what you will get when you move into a home in the Harbor Towers Yacht and Racquet Club! 
This deed-restricted, seven-story Sarasota condominium complex was built in 1976 and boasts 209 units. Each unit offers 1-3 bedrooms and is sure to wow you! Don't want to live here year-round? No problem! You can rent a condo as well for a minimum of two weeks. 
The amenities of Harbor Towers are plentiful:
Gated Personal Marina for Residents to Share 42 Boat Docks Direct Access to the Bay and Gulf 27-Hole … (0 comments)

sarasota: Sarasota Community Spotlight: Park Trace - 03/31/14 03:52 AM
Park Trace is a Sarasota County community that offers everything.
If you are thinking of moving to the Sarasota, Florida area and are looking for a great single-family home community with updated amenities, Park Trace could be the perfect place for you.
This Osprey Community is located near great area schools and colleges along with Downtown Sarasota and, of course, the world famous beaches and boating opportunities offered by Sarasota! If you are a nature lover, don't worry. Park Trace is also located only minutes from the popular Legacy Trail and Oscar Scherer State Park where you can enjoy hiking nature trails, … (0 comments)

sarasota: Sarasota Community Spotlight: Sunrise Cove - 03/26/14 06:29 AM
Sunrise Cove is a Sarasota condo community with gorgeous views of Little Sarasota Bay!
This deed-restricted condominium community offers 155, 2-bedroom units which you can live in year round or or rent for a minimum of 1 month up to 12 times a year. Another key aspect to this condominium complex is its ideal location: within walking distance to Turtle Beach, just south of Siesta Key, and near the many excellent shopping and dining spots in Crescent Village and Siesta Key Village. Don't like the hustle and bustle of the city? No problem. Sunrise Cove is also near to amazing kayaking, … (0 comments)

sarasota: Sarasota Community Spotlight: Dolphin Bay - 03/18/14 09:12 AM
Dolphin Bay: The Perfect Place for Nature Lovers and City Folks Alike!
Dolphin Bay was built in 1977 and offers residents the unique opportunity of living the tropical, secluded lifestyle in an area that is close to Downtown Sarasota. This popular Sarasota condominium complex is gated, deed-restricted and offers many amenities. These amenities include the following:
Dolphin Bay Amenities:
Boating Docks Community Spa Elevators Fishing Pier Fitness Center Ground Maintenance Recreational Room Tennis Courts Key West Style Clubhouse  
As previously mentioned, the location of Dolphin Bay provides residents with the opportunity to enjoy everything Sarasota is so well known for … (0 comments)

sarasota: Sarasota Community Spotlight: Vista Bay Point - 03/14/14 03:33 AM
The Condominiums of Vista Bay Point offer Luxury and Privacy
Are you looking to live in a modern, waterfront condo in Sarasota? Then Vista Bay Point may be the perfect place for you!
The resort-style condominiums of Vista Bay Point were built in 2004. Each condominium is on its own floor, offering privacy and providing residents with units that range from 3,000 to over 3,500 square feet! The units also feature beautiful views showcased through expansive windows, spacious floor plans, panoramic views of downtown Sarasota, Sarasota Bay and the Keys. 
Looking to invest in a property to lease? … (2 comments)

sarasota: Sarasota Community Spotlight: Sanderling Club - 03/14/14 02:35 AM
Sanderling Club of Sarasota is the epitome of luxury in Sarasota.
In fact, just to be eligible to move into this deed restricted community, homeowners must pay a $20,000 nonrefundable initiation fee. 
Is it worth it? I'll let you decide!
Like I said before, luxury is top priority with this community. Most homes boast a variety of high-end features like expansive windows with gorgeous waterfront views, hardwood flooring and vaulted ceilings.
Let's not forget about the amenities!
Sanderling Club is a gated community with 24 hour security. It offers a resident-exclusive beach including private cabanas, 14 boat slips, 3 tennis … (0 comments)

sarasota: Sarasota Community Spotlight: Crystal Sands - 03/10/14 08:49 AM
Crystal Sands is ideal for those looking to frequent Sarasota's coveted beaches and enjoy all nature has to offer.

Offering maintenance free condos and villas along with resort-style living, Crystal Sands is the buyer or renter's dream come true. This classic Sarasota condominium complex also boasts idyllic views and open floor plans that everyone is sure to enjoy. Watch the Siesta sunset as you relax on the beach, only a few steps away from the comforts of home. 
Crystal Sands is a luxury and deed-restricted community. The amenities of Crystal Sands include private beach access, an on-site manager, ground maintenance, waterfront … (0 comments)

sarasota: Sarasota Community Spotlight: Harbor View - 03/02/14 07:31 AM
Harbor View
The Sarasota mid-rise condominium complex of Harbor View was built in 1962 but renovated in 2006 to include all modern amenities. Located in Downtown Sarasota, Harbor View offers residents a prime location in the heart of everything Sarasota has to offer. There is never a shortage of things to do and residents are always sure to enjoy their close proximity to the culture, lifestyle and scenery of Sarasota. Besides the great location, Harbor View offers plenty of amenities on its own. These amenities include elevators, waterfront access, boat slips, ground maintenance and even a spa! 
Do you want to learn more … (0 comments)

sarasota: Sarasota Community Spotlight: Mira Mar - 02/24/14 01:29 AM
Mira Mar of Sarasota
The waterfront community of Mira Mar is located on Siesta Key in Sarasota, Florida. Mira Mar means "something that overlooks the sea". This beautiful community is known for their luxury homes, proximity to water and ammenities. Looking for a spacious and quiet neighborhood with easy access to the boating and lifestyle of Sarasota? Take a tour of Mira Mar today!
Click here for more about Mira Mar
(941) 918-1956


It is Snowbird Season here in Sarasota, which makes things a little hectic for locals and vacationers alike. We love our snowbirds, so here is a guide on how to survive Snowbird Season...
1. Arrive at the beach EARLY
2. Take the back roads
3. Make reservations
Want more details? See the full article here: The Hitchhiker's Guide to Snowbird Season

sarasota: Sarasota Named Most Exciting Small City - 02/24/14 12:47 AM
Business Insider's "The 10 Most Exciting Small Citites in America" Featured Sarasota as a Most Exciting Small City!
This article priased Sarasota's nightlife (ranked #1), active living (ranked #7) and non-fastfood eateries (ranked #9) landing Sarasota at the #10 spot overall. 
Interested in the rest of the article? Read it here: Sarasota Named Most Exciting Small City

sarasota: Sarasota: Top Place to Retire in the USA - 02/20/14 09:15 AM
Recently, named Sarasota a Top Place to Retire in the USA!
What are the main reasons why Sarasota snagged the #2 spot? The people of Market Watch loved the culture, cultural facilities and, of course, award-winning beach Siesta! 
Read the full article here: Sarasota Named Top Place to Retire in the USA

sarasota: Lead Generation and Website Strategies SAR Class - 01/06/14 02:12 AM
I know it is a little late notice...

But this Wednesday (January 8, 2014) I will be teaching a class at the Sarasota Association of REALTORS about how to generate leads and use your website strategically for real estate. 
Please sign up if you would like to join! It is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. 
Here is some more information: Lead Generation and Website Strategies 

sarasota: Important: Use A Buyer's Agent! - 09/20/13 04:54 AM

Working with an Exclusive Buyers Agent is always the best decison you can make when purchasing real estate.   There are many reasons why you should do this from legal reasons to even getting some cash. The bottom line is, individuals should ALWAYS work with a buyer's agent when purchasing real estate.  
Here is a list of the reasons and thier explanations - Important: Use a Buyer's Agent!

sarasota: I Just Earned My CNE! - 09/02/13 10:44 PM
What the CNE Means to Me  

Throughout my career, I (William True) have been dedicated to continuing my education. I honestly know and believe that this is one of the best ways to ensure that I am providing my clients with the best experience possible. So, in order to learn more about what my clients need, I have recently passed the CNE course and have added “CNE” to my list of over 20 professional real estate certifications and designations.
CNE stands for Certified Negotiation Expert. In the course, we were taught how to better present offers and counter offers, better understand … (2 comments)

sarasota: Who's The Happiest Of Them All? - 06/20/13 01:48 AM
Who's The Happiest Of Them All?
According to, America’s happiest workers aren’t rock stars, forest rangers, or golf pros. Chances are, having the title of Real estate agent means you are pretty happy with your career. Yep! Real Estate Agents took the cake for the happiest!
CareerBliss recently ranked the nation’s top 10 “happiest jobs” based on more than 65,000 employee surveys taken in 2012. Americans in dozens of job categories and all parts of the country were quizzed on 10 matters that impact workplace satisfaction. Questions were asked about workplace relationships, atmosphere, advancement opportunities, and compensation. Employees’ answers were combined, averaged, and sorted … (4 comments)

William True, Sarasota Real Estate (True Sarasota Real Estate)

William True

Sarasota Real Estate

Sarasota, FL

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True Sarasota Real Estate

Address: 7061 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Fl, 34231

Office: (941) 918-1956




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