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Information and news about Sarasota, Florida real estate including Siesta Key, Lido Key, Longboat Key, Bird Key, Casey Key and Lakewood Ranch.



Can you see how the above charts might help you in a pricing discussion during the listing presentation? These figures are pulled from the Sarasota MLS and represent monthly figures for the total number of homes and condos for sale, pending and solds. I think sellers get a better idea when the cu...
What is the highest asking price in your market? This home on Casey Key has the highest asking price in Sarasota, Florida at $20,035,000. Located on the north end of Casey Key this estate consists of almost 4 acres with 300 feet of beach front, boat access behind the home, 3 guest homes, 2 tennis...
I would be interested to hear how many of you are posting in Active Rain only to get the links to your website. Be honest, are you only posting for the links? I think the majority of the posts are done so for search engine purposes. With Google starting to take action against real estate websites...
Google is the most widely used search engine. Rightfully so since they provide the best search results. A well ranking website in Google can provide a tremendous amount of traffic. When a website links to another website Google views that link as a vote. The more votes or links a website has the...
I recently wrote a post about how Google is targeting and penalizing Realtor websites for excessive reciprocal linking. You can read about it here. Executive summary: Google gives more weight to websites that have good inbound links However, Google does not like link schemes designed to increase ...
Executive summary of this post: Google gives more weight to websites that have good inbound links However, Google does not like link schemes designed to increase a site's ranking - reciprocal linking with hundreds of Realtors across the country Matt Cutts heads up the Google web spam team and enf...
Country Club Shores Located on the south part of Longboat Key sits the luxurious waterfront neighborhood of Country Club Shores. Most of the homes sit on water front canals or the wide open bay. The water is deep allowing larger boats and sailboats. Boaters can reach the Gulf of Mexico within ju...
I would be interested in hearing what people think about the proposed Florida property tax reform. I have not read the knitty gritty details but it sounds like the bill will allow homestead portability which I am in favor of. I have also read that the new bill will put a greater tax burden on 2nd...
Bird Key offers residents some of the best boating water in Sarasota, Florida. The key is conveniently located just over the bridge from downtown Sarasota. In the photo above you can see the bridge going over to Lido Key and St. Armands Circle. Residents could easily take a bike ride over to the...
Lawmakers in Tallahassee, Florida are heading towards a final vote as early as today on a plan to reduce property taxes in the state of Florida. Supporters of the plan say that this will be the state largest tax cut in state history. The opponents of the plan say that it cuts too much funding fro...

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