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Sarasota FL Property Sales Top 1,000 Again

Sarasota Real Estate Market Strengthens

Property sales in Sarasota County, Florida topped 1,000 for the fourth straight month. Sarasota real estate continues to show strength in the area. Total closed sales in June 2014 hit 1,048. This was a 5.1 percent improvement from the June 2013 figure of 997 sales.

“The first half of 2014 remains ahead of the near record sales pace of 2013, an historic year for property sales in the county with the second highest number of sales in SAR's 91 year history.”

"We are continuing to see heavy foot traffic at open houses and at brokerages across the county," said Sarasota Association of Realtors® President Peter Crowley. "While we have seen a marginal slowdown in the road traffic as some residents head north for the summer, there seems...

Trash Fish Dinner - Sarasota, Florida

Inaugural Trash Fish Dinner

Sarasota, Florida Chefs Create Culinary Fish Delights

Louie's Modern will be the scene of some culinary surprises using "trash fish" on Monday, July 21. Steve Phelps, Chef Owner at Indigenous Restaurant is teaming up with Tracy Freeman, editor and publisher of Edible Sarasota along with five local chefs: Darwin Santa Maria of Darwin's, Keith Dougherty and James Baselici of Louie's Modern, Randall Roulette of Owen's Fish Camp, and Christian Hershman of State Street for the "sold out" event. Tickets were $125. Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will begin at 6PM and a family-style dinner will begin at 7PM. There will be presentations by Mote Marine and Gulf Wild too.

Guess you have to wait until next year for this one. Sure wish I had bought my ticket!


Longboat Key Condos: A Variety of Styles for Sale

Longboat Key Condos on the Gulf of Mexico

Swimming, Boating, Tennis or Golf

Whether you're an avid boater or a passionate golfer, Longboat Key condos provide the perfect location for both activities. With over 190 condos currently for sale, design styles range from "handyman redos" to the ultra gorgeous. Many of the newer communities offer incredible amenities providing activities for residents right on the resort's grounds. 

If you're familiar with Longboat Key, you can search on our site by resort name below. One of Sarasota, Florida's most beautiful barrier islands, the Key is close to St. Armands Circle and downtown. Residents enjoy a white-sandy beach, warm climate and beautiful sunsets every day.

Longboat Key real estate is comprised of single family homes, condos...

Country Club Shores, Longboat Key Florida Current Listings

County Club Shores, Longboat Key Florida

Boating & Waterfront Community 

Located on the convenient south end of Longboat Key, Florida, you’ll find the lovely waterfront community of Country Club Shores. Most homes in this tropical area are on one of the canals which provide boaters deep water access to Sarasota Bay and the Gulf. Each entrance to this Longboat Key neighborhood is flanked by two stone pillars just off Gulf of Mexico Drive.

The Sarasota, Florida MLS reports 25 single family homes for sale in Country Club Shores currently. Prices range from $595,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath canal home in “as is” condition to $3,500,000 for an elegant bay front home. The home was built in 1995 and offers fabulous views of the Bay and the mainland of Sarasota. There...