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Sarasota Opera Season

Known as the Cultural Capital of Florida, it’s no surprise that Sarasota delivers opera that elicits an Italian encore. In its 59th season, the Sarasota Opera has a long history of riveting performances, from well-known to more obscure operatic productions. Emotions run high in the 2017-18 Season’s Winter performances, with... | READ MORE

The Southwest Florida Economy Continues to Grow in 2017

With a projected average growth of 2.2 per cent annually over the next four years, Florida remains in the top tier of state economies, encouraging relocation and resulting in population growth. The Florida labor force has also grown steadily over the last couple of years, experiencing a growth of 1.5... | READ MORE

Schemmel Property In The News

We’re proud to announce one of our property listings has made headlines in the local news. The Herald Tribune article features a Lido Shores property for sale with incredible details and modern architecture designed by the famous architect Guy Peterson. “’It is always very satisfying when you can take something... | READ MORE

The Pearl – Luxury Condos in Sarasota

A rare gem amidst the available Golden Gate Point condos, The Pearl, true to its name, is unique – outside and in. This new luxury residential development features some of the most elegant and rare condominiums on the exclusive Golden Gate Point peninsula in Sarasota. With a unique understanding of... | READ MORE

Maryland and an $11,000,000 Week

It is always great to visit my son at the University of Maryland. It was a mediocre Big 10 football game last Saturday but we got to see family and friends and enjoyed the weekend away. The campus is beautiful and Washington D.C is always fun! The recurring theme throughout... | READ MORE

Best Places to Retire in 2018

There are so many reasons to live in Sarasota, but there’s always room for more! Sarasota was recently named in a list of 2018 Best Places to Retire. It’s no secret that Florida is a top destination for retirees looking to move where it is warm and their kids don’t... | READ MORE

Post Irma Thoughts on the Market

As with any market, there are going to be some positive and negative elements. At the end of the day, the West Coast of Florida with its beaches, culture, weather, and way of life will always be a huge attraction. So what is the impact post-Irma? My honest feeling is... | READ MORE

The Mark Luxury Condos

The Sarasota real estate market is active and thriving, with several exciting new residential complexes currently being developed. Dubbed as America’s Best Small City and one of the “Best Places to Retire” in the US by Money Magazine, it is a world-famous travel destination. The local community is artistic and... | READ MORE

Sarasota Rated the Best Place to Live in Florida by U.S News

Sarasota is the best place to live in Florida according to a recent ranking by U.S News and World Report. The Sarasota real estate market has also been rated as one of the Top 10 Hottest Real Estate Markets for 2017 by Forbes Magazine. The Sarasota community has a combination... | READ MORE

Is August International Buyer Month?

It has been a very interesting and busy August. Buyers are out there looking and confident about making decisions. The highlight has been a flurry of showings and transactions with foreign nationals. I had the pleasure of showing one of our stunning Casey Key listings to a potential Italian buyer... | READ MORE

Broker Tour and The Bear

So we were fortunate enough to get to spend some time in Steamboat Springs, Colorado last week. Whenever we are there I check in with Cam Boyd who is the co-owner of Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty. He had some extra tickets to a great concert so it was fun to... | READ MORE

CASEY KEY MID-YEAR MARKET SUMMARY 2017

THE DETAILED PENDING AND CLOSED SALES THIS YEAR SO FAR ARE LISTED BELOW SOLD 1143 CASEY KEY RD 6,169600 2901 CASEY KEY RD 3,725,000 602 S CASEY KEY RD 3,495,000 2823 CASEY KEY RD 3,472,500 1908 CASEY KEY RD 3,300,000 1102 N CASEY KEY RD 3,000,000 690   CASEY KEY... | READ MORE

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Joel Schemmel
50 Central Avenue, Suite 110
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: (941) 308-6497