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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

THE FOUNDERS CLUB MID-YEAR MARKET SUMMARY 2017

PENDING 3743 FOUNDERS CLUB DR 2,776,704 3361 FOUNDERS CLUB DR 1,390,000 3366 FOUNDERS CLUB DR 1,385,224 9255 MCDANIEL LN 1,229,100 3165 FOUNDERS CLUB DR 1,025,000 3260 FOUNDERS CLUB DR    999,000 SOLD 8269 ARCHERS CT 2,250,000 8254 ROSEBURN CT 1,700,000 3336 FOUNDERS CLUB DR 1,240,000 | READ MORE

$100,000,000 Plus in New York

I had the privilege of being invited to attend the Sotheby’s Brain Trust meeting in New York last week. Six of the most significant brokerage owners within the network were in attendance along with each of their respective top-producing agents. Philip White President and CEO of Sotheby’s International Realty presented... | READ MORE

Schools? Maybe it is more than a retirement destination!

Those of us in the real estate business in the Greater Sarasota Area tend to focus on the amazing Sun Coast Lifestyle offering fabulous weather, beaches, golf courses, culture and so much more. Certainly, retirees and pre-retirees make up a good portion of the market. But are there other reasons... | READ MORE

The International Buyer – Are They Still Out There?

Is there still an active international buyer market in the Greater Sarasota Area? There are certainly a number of factors that play into that question. One of the most important right now is the strength of the dollar and its impact on the buying power of foreign nationals. The US... | READ MORE

MILLION DOLLAR LISTING SARASOTA

You have to admit that Million Dollar Listing NY and LA are very entertaining. I often here clients, friends, and colleagues talk and joke about the content of the show comparing it to our market. The characters make the show of course and we can only dream that our market... | READ MORE

What is Happening in the Ultra-Luxury $5 Million Plus Real Estate Market?

Probably a lot less than you think! Currently there are 50 properties listed in Sarasota and Manatee counties for $5 million or more. There have been 5 closed sales in the last six months. That equates to more than 6 years of inventory. The average days on market for those... | READ MORE

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