You would never guess that the beautiful island of Casey Key, with its beautiful and elegant homes, famous lifestyle, wonderful beaches, and natural landscaping was once part of a wild region in the late 1840's. U.S. Army Captain John Charles Casey, a graduate of West Point, was sent by the U.S. Government in the mid-1800s to survey the area. Casey was also assigned the task of assisting in the removal of the Seminole Indians from the region during his survey.
The Key was called Chaise’s Key on the 1849 map, and John Casey’s name was on the map marking the area where he was surveying. When Casey’s map was published later in 1856, the name was changed to Casey Key. Since that mistake, several attempts have been made to change the name back to Chaise’s
If you’re looking for a downtown Sarasota Florida condo with waterfront view, sweeping Gulf and Bay views are common at Golden Gate Point. Golden Gate Point’s condominiums offer buyers affordable condos as well as multi-million dollar properties for the most discriminating buyers.
Residents on Golden Gate Point can walk to downtown, the Ritz Carlton and Marina Jack’s. Shopping, restaurants, cultural venues, such as the opera, ballet and theater, are a short drive. St. Armands Circle and Lido Beach are approximately two miles from this central location.
Golden Gate Point is undergoing a major street restoration which will only enhance this already charming waterfront enclave of condominiums. The project was started in 2007 and is expected to be
Warren Buffet is buying. Of course we are referring to stocks, not real estate. However, I could not help but think of the Sarasota real estate market when I read his recent quote about his investment strategy.
"A simple rule dictates my buying: Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. And most certainly, fear is now widespread, gripping even seasoned investors." - Warren Buffet
It reminds me of the old saying - "The rich sell when everyone else is buying and buy when everyone is selling."
The real estate market will rebound eventually. Right now there are tremendous values out there. Financially strong buyers can take advantage of the housing turmoil. The keys to finding the best deal are patience and flexibility.