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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

THE OAKS MID-YEAR MARKET SUMMARY 2017

THE DETAILED PENDING AND CLOSED SALES THIS YEAR SO FAR ARE LISTED BELOW PENDING 277 SARATOGA CT 1,180,000 466 E MACEWEN DR 950,000 864 MACEWEN DR 875,000 494 MACEWEN DR 729,900 851 MACEWEN DR 700,000 408 E MACEWEN DR 699,000 409 N POINT RD #503 485,000 1132 BAYHEAD LN 369,000... | READ MORE

PRESTANCIA MID-YEAR MARKET SUMMARY 2017

ACTIVITY HAS REMAINED STRONG THROUGH THE FIRST 7 MONTHS OF THE YEAR.  THE DETAILED PENDING AND CLOSED SALES THIS YEAR SO FAR ARE AS BELOW. PENDING 7577 CALLE FACIL 509,000 7243 VILLA D ESTE DR 499,000 7580 CALLE FACIL 479,000 SOLD 4193 ESCONDITO CIR 1,140,000 4224 BOCA POINTE DR 985,000... | READ MORE

Does the coffee taste better in Sarasota?

There is always the chaos of preparing to get away for a few days. Making sure you are ahead of the game work wise with all showings, appointments, marketing items and meetings covered. Inevitably there are last minute showings, meetings, and conference calls. Sometimes even an offer on one of... | READ MORE

SANDERLING CLUB MID-YEAR MARKET SUMMARY 2017

PENDING 7858 Sanderling Road 9,800,000   SOLD 7323 PINE NEEDLE RD 1,565,000 7247 TURNSTONE RD 1,545,000 7239 PLOVERS WAY 1,190,000 7417 SANDERLING RD    850,000 | READ MORE

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