3 Incredible Sarasota Neighborhoods for Golf Enthusiasts

Sarasota is a golf lover’s paradise. With dozens of popular and scenic golf courses in the region, there are many Sarasota neighborhoods designed with the golfer in mind. Large expanses of manicured fairways and greens lined with palms, sprawling estate-style homes, and stunning views of the water or surrounding landscape... | READ MORE

The Top-Rated Schools in Sarasota and Their Closest Neighborhoods

When thinking about relocating your family to a different city or state, quality education is always a top-of-mind criterion. If you’re considering investing in Sarasota real estate, you’re in luck. Sarasota County is home to a number of outstanding schools, including the number one high school in all of Florida.... | READ MORE

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

Joel Schemmel
50 Central Avenue, Suite 110
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941.587.4894