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Sarasota FL Real Estate Market September 2013

Aerial View Sarasota FL areaSarasota property sales totaled 817 for September 2013. In Sarasota County, 545 single family homes and 272 condos sold increasing 22.5 percent higher than September 2012. Total sales were down 14.6 percent from August 2013.

The 4th quarter of 2012 pointed to a strong fall sales period, and this year's pending sales is following the same pattern. Pending sales in September 2013 totaled 750.

“The median sale price for single family homes in the county in September 2013 was $185,902, 18.5 percent higher than the September 2012 median price of $157,000. The figure was 5.1 percent lower than August's number of $195,000. Condo prices were at $165,000, up 6.4 percent over last September's median of $155,000, and slightly higher than the August 2013 figure of $161,000.”...

Downtown Sarasota Real Estate Update October 2013

Downtown Sarasota Offers Urban Lifestyle

Several years ago, Barbara Corcoran featured Sarasota on the Today Show as being the no. 1 Best Place to Buy a Home. Sarasota's sophistication, as a city offering an urban lifestyle, was the key reason for this accolade. New buyers arrive on the scene each time our city is touted by the national press, and we are more than pleased to reiterate Sarasota's astounding downtown attributes.

Downtown Sarasota Bayfront AeiralThe downtown area is a great walking neighborhood where its residents live, work and play from the spectacular Bayfront to charming Main Street. Whole Foods, the new downtown Publix, shops, galleries and restaurants are within walking distance from many downtown residences. You'll find intriguing specialty shops, galleries, restaurants on Main and Palm Avenue...