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March 2010

Found 3 blog entries for March 2010.

Casey Key Luxury Home

"Casey Key real estate" is searched on Google and other major search engines every day by buyers looking for a quiet, luxurious, private beach-front lifestyle. This exclusive island about 25 minutes south of Sarasota, Florida has no stop lights and very little traffic. You’ll see cyclists, walkers, birds, seagulls and pelicans along with some of South Florida’s most beautiful tropical foliage on this special Key.

Entertainers, movie stars, sports figures and authors frequently search for Casey Key real estate. These opulent buyers enjoy the privacy afforded on Casey Key and its close proximity to downtown Sarasota’s cultural venues. These buyers are usually shopping for an estate providing Gulf to Bay access.

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The Sarasota Association of Realtors just released the February 2010 Sarasota real estate stats and property sales were up 49% over February 2009. In addition, pending sales (properties under contract) spiked up to 967, the second highest in the past four years. The pending sales figure at 967 is a strong indicator for the next few months that real estate in Sarasota continues to improve.

Total property sales hit 528 in the Sarasota real estate market in February 2010 continuing to show a recovery in our area. Median sales prices rose for condos according to the report and single family homes were stable.

Distressed property sales are still a significant part of the increase in Sarasota real estate sales. In January and February 2010, distressed

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Once again, the Sarasota real estate stats moved up. January 2010 sales were up 58% over January 2009 according to a reported presented by the Sarasota Association of Realtors a few weeks ago.

Pending sales gave a strong performance also – at the 800 level. October 2009 was the last time pending sales performed so well.

“In sharp contract to the first month of last year, January 2010 saw 506 overall sales, compared to only 319 sales in January 2009. In addition, pending sales surged by over 10 percent from December 2009 to a total of 815. The statistic is a strong indicator for the next two or three months of sales, as pending sales are an indicator of current buyer activity.”

Many buyers are focusing on buying homes that aren’t in the distressed

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