Author Archives: Joe Cleary

About Joe Cleary

Joe T. Cleary Realtor®, GRI, SFR, CDPE came to Sarasota from Cleveland, Ohio at the age of two. He graduated from Riverview High School where he was a member of the internationally famous “Kiltie Band”. Joe attended Western Carolina University in North Caroling where he graduated with a degree in Business Management. Joe was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and ultimately President of that fraternity. Upon graduation, Joe joined Walgreens Drug Stores in their management training program. After four and a half years with Walgreens he decided to join The Cleary Group in real estate sales. His adeptness with computer technology enables The Cleary Group to provide many special services to their client base. Joe’s firm commitment to success and excellent follow-thru has enabled his clients to realize their goals in the sale or purchase of real estate. He has become a very successful real estate Broker-Associate and especially enjoys working with his wife, Missy.

Home Prices Are Rising in Sarasota

By | February 25, 2016

The Realtors Association of Sarasota and Manatee report that the end of 2015 witnessed record breaking sales for both Sarasota and Manatee counties. January sales reflected the expected seasonal dip as a result of reduced buying activity during the holidays, even as median prices continued to rise. For the month of January, Sarasota County experienced … Read More! »

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Sarasota and Manatee Counties Have Record Year for Real Estate Sales

By | January 28, 2016

Real Estate Up Graph

The Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee reports that the year 2015 was one for the record books in real estate sales for both Sarasota and Manatee counties, closing out the year with an all-time record of 20,691 in combined closed transactions, 1,302 sales above last year’s numbers. There were 1,671 combined sales in both … Read More! »

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Sarasota / Manatee Real Estate Market Going Strong in 2015

By | January 22, 2016

Housing Market Up

The Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee is on pace to record the highest number of sales in its 100‐year history. In 2014, a total of 19,389 properties were sold in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. With 19,020 sales recorded in the first eleven months of 2015, only 370 property sales are needed in December to break … Read More! »

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Marina Jack wins Marina of the Year

By | December 10, 2015

Marina Jack

‘Marina Dock Age’ magazine just awarded our own Marina Jack with their Marina of the Year award for 2015. The award is given each year to one marina with under 250 slips and one marina with more. Marina Jack won in the large marina category. Marina Jack has 316 wet slips and dry slips, a … Read More! »

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Real Estate Market Still Strong in October

By | December 1, 2015

The Sarasota Manatee Association of Realtors reports that the October real estate market in Sarasota and Manatee counties remained strong, with overall sales slightly lower than September and last October, but median sale prices up substantially over last year at this time. Property sales in October totaled 880 in Sarasota County and 708 in Manatee … Read More! »

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Sales Stay Strong in Sarasota Real Estate

By | November 5, 2015

REMAX Sold Sign

Property sales in Sarasota and Manatee counties were somewhat slower in September 2015, but the drop off from August was expected after an unprecedented six month run of record-setting closings. In addition, the start of fall 2015 looks a lot like the same time last year, but with one major exception. Single family home median … Read More! »

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Mr. CB’s Boat Club in Sarasota

By | November 4, 2015

Mr CBs

I just stumbled upon this great deal and wanted to pass it along… Mr. CB’s Saltwater Outfitters is a clothing store, bait store, all things fishing store, boat rental store and they now have a boat club. Members can join the boat club and get UNLIMITED BOAT RENTALS-Any boat, any time (according to their brochure). … Read More! »

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Home Prices Rising in Sarasota

By | September 22, 2015

The active inventory of properties for sale in Sarasota and Manatee counties continued to drop in August 2015, while the median sale prices skyrocketed over last year at this time, demonstrating a strong seller’s market in the region. According to the Realtor ® Association of Sarasota and Manatee, the inventory of single family homes and … Read More! »

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The Table Creekside Restaurant

By | September 20, 2015

Table Creekside

The Table Creekside Restaurant on Phillippi Creek in Sarasota, FL is where Joe and Missy go when we have an anniversary or other special dinner date! It is easily our favorite upscale place to eat complete with a water view! This centrally-located restaurant is located on the banks of Phillippi Creek in a converted old house … Read More! »

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Sarasota Real Estate Market Update

By | August 27, 2015

Housing Going Going Gone

The Sarasota Manatee Board of Realtors just released the sales figures for July which show the pace of property sales in Sarasota and Manatee counties continued at a record annual rate, with 1,974 closings, up 23.5 percent over last July’s combined total of 1,600 for the two-county region. If the final five months of the year … Read More! »

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