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Information, news and stats for the Sarasota condo market.

Found 21 blog entries about Condominiums.

Judi Kerzner just sold a wonderful condo at Beachplace. The new owners are anxious to enjoy the beautiful views of the Gulf, Bay and the reflecting pool. The residence is turnkey furnished in light and bright beach hues so they’ll just need to pack a toothbrush. Spacious with over 1500 square feet, the condo provides owners 2 bedrooms and 2 baths.

Beachplace is situated on 32 acres of lush tropical grounds just north of the Longboat Key Club gates, making trips for cultural events and shopping on St Armands Circle easy. You can be at the Van Wezel in just 20 minutes to enjoy a performance or visit Main Street and Palm Avenue for shopping, dining and commercial services.

The amenities at here are numerous. Residents have the use of an Olympic size

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The Sarasota Association of REALTORS just published our monthly sales data. Once again the Sarasota real estate market sales hit another high in March of 2012. Property sales totaled 831 units. We have not seen that level since September 2005. Pending sales of properties that went under contract during March reached “the highest level in 12 months” which is a good indicator of future sales for the next few months.

SAR President Laura Benson said:

“This is amazing news, and our local brokers and agents should be extremely proud of all their hard work and diligence, helping buyers and sellers make their dreams come true. The strength that the Sarasota market has demonstrated in the past few months has been remarkable, and I'm looking forward to a…
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Siesta Key Best BeachEach year, Siesta Key real estate activity on our websites and blogs increases dramatically each time Dr. Beach publishes his Top 10 Best Beaches report. Siesta Key, now at the no. 1 spot for 2011, has a new billboard that touts its top spot. Interest rates, single family home and condo real estate inventory are still good on the Key, and buyers are here. 

Many buyers of Siesta Key real estate have been coming to this word-famous beach for decades. These visitors have seen prices jump out of their reach, and now they are trying to get a piece of paradise before prices make another jump. Siesta Key’s weather, gorgeous white sand and the Gulf of Mexico are the big draw. The relaxed atmosphere of Siesta Key Village and the friendliness of the people as

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Real estate in Sarasota, Florida has continued to sell at a brisk pace in 2011. The Sarasota Association of Realtors® recently issued its August a press release reporting 599 properties sold in July 2011, a 14.3 percent increase from the previous year. In the July 2010 Sarasota real estate market, there were 525 property sales.

Single family home closings totaled 445 and 154 condos sold in July of this year. Four months in 2011, sales have hit the 700 level or above. July marked the fourth month in the previous 12 with sales exceeding 700 units. June sales reached 728 and May sales were the highest at 796 during Sarasota’s busiest selling season. Sales in July, of course, cooled as summer arrived. The Federal homebuyer tax credit which was a selling

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It’s official! “Dr. Beach” has confirmed what we’ve known all along: Siesta Beach was just named the #1 beach in the United States for 2011.

Dr. Stephen Leatherman ("Dr. Beach") is the director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University. He considers 50 different criteria including sand, water quality, facilities and crowds to rank the nation’s beaches in his annual survey. For the past two years, Siesta Key held the #2 ranking. Dr. Beach cited several factors that helped Siesta Key Beach win the top spot for 2011:

  • Siesta Key's sugar white quartz crystal sand is considered by many to be the finest and whitest sand in the world.
  • Siesta Key blue and turquoise water is clean and clear.
  • The waves
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Seaplace Longboat Key FLAre you searching for your slice of Paradise? We just listed a gem of a condo at Seaplace on Longboat Key. The owners did a fabulous job on renovations taking the space taking down walls and opening up the living/dining area to beautiful open style living. Sip your morning coffee and enjoy incredible close-up views of the Gulf of Mexico. The view changes every day from crashing waves to a calm still scene where you'll see seagulls and pelicans diving for their catch as sailboats drift in the distance.

New Listing: 2045 Gulf of Mexico Dr #109 Longboat Key, FL 34228

This condominium residence at Seaplace Longboat Key FL features 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and a screened lanai overlooking the swimming pool, beach and the Gulf. There is a laundry room in the

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Situated on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, the luxury condos of Positano on Longboat Key offer residents luxurious amenities as well as an unparalleled level of privacy and security. In addition, thanks to the prime location of the condos in the middle of the island, residents of Positano in Longboat Key are also located only a short drive away from all the restaurants, shopping venues and other attractions found at St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota.

Positano - Longboat Key, FLPositano was recently built in 2007 to the most stringent hurricane building codes. With only 29 units ranging in size from 3,156 to 3,319 square feet, residents of Positano enjoy plenty of space and privacy. All residences feature three bedrooms plus a den/office or three bedrooms with a den and

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Popular with buyers wanting to be close to St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota, Lido Key condos are available in a variety of price ranges. Known as a European style beach community, Lido Key is home to many international residents. Early morning beach walking is a daily occurrence as well as gatherings of friends and visitors for sensational Lido Key sunsets.

Lido Key residents enjoy the beach, shopping and dining on St. Armands as well as visiting cultural events such as the opera, ballet and symphony in downtown Sarasota.

Four Popular Lido Key Condos

Orchid Beach Club – one of Lido Key’s newest condominiums buildings, Orchid Beach Club is a luxurious beachfront building. The amenities in this building are in line with what buyers

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Located along prestigious Gulf of Mexico Drive, the two buildings of the Water Club sit directly on a gorgeous stretch of the Gulf front beaches. The Water Club provides incredible amenities including a Gulf front resort style swimming pool and spa. In addition, there is a 24 hour guard gated entrance as well as outstanding concierge services to its owners and part-time residents. With one of Longboat Key real estate's most beautiful and efficient Club Houses, residents and guests experience the ultimate in luxury including an elegant entry for entertaining, library, game room, fitness center and ballroom for larger functions. In addition to a resort pool, there are lighted Har-Tru tennis courts on the grounds.

Longboat Key offers residents walking and

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August 2010 Sarasota Real Estate Sales Rebound

Sales data just released from the Sarasota Board of Realtors show more positive signs than last months numbers. After a disappointing July, the Sarasota real estate market rebounded in August 2010. Sales were up nicely – 8% over July 2010 In addition, sales were up 14.3% compared to August 2009.

Total property sales this August totaled 567. “This compared to 525 sales in July 2010 and 496 sales in August 2009.” In August, 408 single family home sold. The median price reported was $154,500. Last month the median price was $155,000. In August 2009, the price was also $155,000.

Condos sales totaled 159 in August. The median price rose by 22 percent to $155,000 from July’s figure of $127,000. “For the last

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