Author Archives: Jay Ratwani

Payne Park

By | March 11, 2013

If you are looking for an amazing place to spend a day out doors Payne park is the place for you. Payne Park sits on 29 acres just east of 301 in the heart of Sarasota.  This amazing area has something for all ages and all fitness levels.  For kids, it boasts a great circus … Read More! »

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The Changing of the Fitness Landscape

By | September 25, 2012

If you are one of the 52 million Americans that have a gym membership then you are always interested in the comings and goings of your local fitness facility.  The tides of the Sarasota\Bradenton gym market have changed greatly over the last few months.  Out with the old and in the with new and exciting… … Read More! »

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What’s HOT in Sarasota this Week!

By | November 11, 2011

Sometimes, locals take for granted that we “know” where to live, where the best investments are, best restaurants, best neighborhoods, and where we would move to – if we were going to move. This week in “what’s hot” – I want to highlight the Palmer Ranch area. Palmer Ranch is comprised of roughly 10,000 acres, … Read More! »

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Important Aspects of Selecting a Great Neighborhood

By | October 21, 2011

Many of my clients frequently ask the question – “How do I know if a neighborhood is good or bad?”. My answer has always been very careful due to the fact that I have worked with buyers from all over the world and I have found that what appeals to one buyer may not appeal … Read More! »

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Savor Sarasota is Back!

By | May 15, 2011

It’s that time of year again! The 6th Annual Savor Sarasota Week is back!  If you are anything like my husband and I, you might find yourself going to the same restaurants every time you go out. As we learned about Savor Sarasota week 3 years ago, we have looked forward to it every year … Read More! »

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Relocating to Sarasota Series

By | May 11, 2011

When my husband and I relocated to Sarasota 4 years ago, we realized how difficult and tiring it can be to find all of the places that are so important, i.e. a great vet, a great doctor, the best schools, your favorite banker or pharmacist, your favorite restaurants, and of course, a real estate agent … Read More! »

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