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Anna Maria Island is an unassuming 7 mile stretch of barrier island located on Florida's West Coast.  It's comprised of 3 cities; Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach and Anna Maria.   Located just north of Longboat Key, it offers visitors and residents alike the old Florida charm that existed before de...
The chart below shows a history of Sarasota and Bradenton home prices dating back to October of 2005.  As illustrated in the graphic, you will see that in February of 2009 it appears that we hit "bottom" in terms of home prices.  Home values have stabilized and home sales have also appeared to st...
Sarasota home prices hit a new low in October.  Median home prices in Sarasota fell to $141,800 compared to the previous low of 144k in February of 2009.   There are many factors causing home prices to continue their downward trend.  1.  Decrease in property values in areas outside of the Florida...
Here is some great information to ponder from a fellow real estate agent if you are reviewing your options between doing a short sale or a loan modification.  Almost every short sale I handle in Sacramento is a rejected loan modification. So, it is rare to have sellers call to say the bank has of...
The 1st Annual Siesta Key Crystal Classic Master Sandsculpting Competition is under way on beautiful Siesta Key Beach Florida.  Festivities started on Thursday and continue through 5pm this afternoon.  Master sculptors from around the world are competing for the $25,000 prize. I was fortunate eno...
Downtown Sarasota Condos range in price from the low 100's to over 5 Million.  Sarasota is considered the "Cultural Coast" of Florida attracting visitors from across the globe.  Nestled along the beautiful West Coast of Florida between Tampa and Naples, Sarasota offers its residents and visitors ...
Many of todays' buyers whom we initially meet online ask us, "What does 300k buy you in Sarasota Florida?".  The answer is, it all depends on what type of property you want and where you want to be located.  Today we will explore a few housing options in this price range.  Keep in mind that these...

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