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.

4th Annual Young Professionals Group Golf Tournament

By | May 15, 2014

The Sarasota Property Group The Sarasota Property Group – The Energy And Experience To Get Your House Sold Join the Young Professionals Group of the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce on Friday, May 16th at the beautiful TPC Prestancia course for a day of teeing off and talking with local business leaders. Registration and boxed lunch … Read More! »

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A “Tribute to Heroes” Memorial Day Parade

By | May 15, 2014

The Sarasota Property Group The Sarasota Property Group – The Energy And Experience To Get Your House Sold Come out to Lakewood Ranch on Sunday, May 25th to pay honor to those heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our countries freedom. The event will kick off at 5pm with speeches and acknowledgements from the stage. … Read More! »

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Ticket Sarasota’s Cheap Thrills

By | May 2, 2014

The Sarasota Property Group The Sarasota Property Group – The Energy And Experience To Get Your House Sold Looking for something to do this week on a budget? Check out what Ticket Sarasota has to say about our area’s cheap thrills. Make sure to get to the Siesta Beach Amateur Sand Sculpture Contest. Always loads … Read More! »

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Architect’s Influence Apparent in Sarasota

By | May 1, 2014

The Sarasota Property Group The Sarasota Property Group – The Energy And Experience To Get Your House Sold Students of Sarasota architecture quickly come to know the familiar name and distinctive designs of architect Thomas Reed Martin. Credited in local news accounts with having designed more than 500 buildings in Sarasota during the span of … Read More! »

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By | April 24, 2014

Monk's Steamer Bar

OK, I’ve held off for a while now so as not to give away our favorite local hang-out and date-nite spot with my wife… But, here it is… Eat at Monk’s in Gulf Gate on Superior Drive! It is a local dive bar but full of energy, great staff, patrons, music and food! Monk’s serves … Read More! »

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Early Settlers on Bee Ridge

By | April 7, 2014


Today the name Bee Ridge generally brings to mind a seven-lane highway of vehicles speeding between U.S. 41 and I-75. It hasn’t always been that way. The original Bee Ridge was a high ridge of land bounded roughly by Phillippi Creek, Cow Pen Slough, and Bee Ridge and Clark roads. It was home to wild … Read More! »

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Sarasota Naval Militia

By | March 29, 2014


More than a year before the United States entered World War I; Sarasota began to organize a naval militia division. In March 1916 an announcement in the Sarasota Times invited young men to meet at the Sarasota Yacht and Automobile Club to become part of the Florida Naval Militia. By that time, the U.S. Navy … Read More! »

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February Real Estate Statistics for Sarasota

By | March 25, 2014

Red Upward Graph

The Sarasota Association of Realtors most recent press release shows that property sales in Sarasota County for February 2014 maintained a very steady pace, and median sale prices for single family homes and condos also reflected market stability and integrity. Single family prices have been remarkably even for the past 12 months, while condo prices … Read More! »

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Sarasota Real Estate Market is Heating Up

By | February 25, 2014

The Sarasota Association of Realtors just released the sales statistics for the month of June which shows that new listings were up substantially sending the total inventory to a 32-month high level, up 10.6 percent from December 2013 and yet another sign of a market in a strong recovery period. To read the entire press … Read More! »

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24th Annual Historic Homes Tour

By | February 20, 2014

24th Annual Historic Homes Tour

The Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation is proud to present the 24th Annual Historic Homes Tour on Sunday, March 2nd, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the historic Laurel Park neighborhood. The public is invited to celebrate Sarasota’s rich architectural heritage by touring 10 significant yet diverse structures. Tour-goers will learn about the unique … Read More! »

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