Are you a sophisticated real estate investor, baby boomer with loads of $$$$ in your retirement portfolio? Sarasota has just hit the top of many lists again as one of the "hot addresses" for the future. On our Sarasota real estate news blog, I referred to a real estate article from Forbes by Matt Woolsey indicating what $1 million buys nationwide. In addition, I listed Sarasota's barrier island properties for the $1 million buyers. What if you have more to spend: you are one of those mentioned above or you just won the lottery and have been dreaming of Sarasota Florida for 20 years and were just priced out of the market in the boom years. And walla, your ship came in!
Now the Time to Buy?
There are over 400 homes for sale (not Sarasota condos) on the keys in Sarasota: Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Lido Key, Bird Key and Casey Key. See what you can buy if you have buying power over $1 million. You just hit the $200 million lottery and surely there is an estate for your pleasure and fits the much improved pocketbook.
In Pictures: Homes Over $1 Million on the Sarasota Keys
If you are looking for an estate home on Longboat Key, Siesta Key, Bird Key or mainland Sarasota, Florida, Annette Smith is experienced in waterfront barrier island real estate sales and is ready to assist you in the changing Sarasota real estate market. Email us for a list of luxury Sarasota condos available over a million dollars in one of our island communities if the maintenance-free lifestyle is your choice.
Saturday, April 28, 2007
Tuesday, April 24, 2007
My Sarasota REALTOR finally took me back to my favorite spot at the bayfront on Saturday and Sunday mornings. If you haven't been to the bayfront to see the tolerance banners, you are missing a wonderful exhibit!
Two of Sarasota's most beautiful mornings of the year saw residents and visitors alike enjoying the banners on display, strolling along the water, viewing our famous Sarasota "boats" in residence, the Ringling Bridge majestically as a background with LaBellasara and Grand Riviera towering as a focal point of a perfect painting.
As you can see my realtor is a real shutter-bug and always has her camera handy. Over the years, she has clicked O'Leary's, the marina, Sarasota condominium row, Le Barge, images of Sarasota's finest real estate and available for all to enjoy on daily walks around the bayside park. To own your own Sarasota condos with a "hotspot" address, Annette Smith with RE/MAX Properties in Sarasota is available to help buyers and sellers with a smooth transaction in the changing Sarasota real estate market.
Yours truly, Snuffy Smith, is signing off. Come see me in Paradise, my Sarasota home!
Saturday, April 21, 2007
While Sarasota is hitting the destination lists once again as one of the best places to retire, Arizona real estate remains a strong contender. Our blog features the Sarasota Florida area, and from time to time, we plan to review other luxury real estate sites as part of our realtor networking. We appreciate referrals from these REALTORS. Our network assists in selling your home, your most valuable asset!
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Sunday, April 08, 2007
Once again Sarasota makes a major magazine's list of best spots. In the April issue of Coastal Living magazine, now on newstands, Sarasota Florida is listed as one of the best coastal spots in North America for 2007. Snuffy Smith and I regularly walk on the bayfront pictured in the article. With the marina, skyline and water views, we are always in awe of our surroundings. We are lucky to live in such a "hot spot!"
"Lots of Northerners head to Florida for the temperate climate. But transplants to Sarasota, located on the Gulf Cost some 60 miles south of Tampa/St. Petersburg, take advantage of the cultural climate, as well. It's unlikely that any other city this size --- especially among destination cities for cold-weather refugees -- boasts as sophisticated an arts environment." Read about the Ringling Museum and more on Sarasota.
With articles beginning to tout a buyer's market and postive endorsements as the one mentioned, inventory of Sarasota homes will decrease over the next few years. If you think now is the time to buy real estate in Sarasota, Annette Smith with RE/MAX Properties is available to help you be an informed home buyer or home seller in today's changing Sarasota real estate market.