Author Archives: Missy Cleary

About Missy Cleary

Missy Cleary grew up in Sarasota and graduated from Florida State University with a Masters Degree in Special Education. Upon graduation she moved back to Sarasota and taught in the public schools. After ten years of teaching she decided to join her husband Joe and his family at The Cleary Group of RE/MAX Alliance Group. She has enjoyed selling real estate for the last nine years with The Cleary Group, and specializes in working with Buyers and helping them find their piece of Florida paradise. Together Missy and Joe have achieved RE/MAX’s most prestigious award, membership in The Chairman’s Club as well as RE/MAX Hall of Fame. They are also consistently in the top 5% of all Realtors in Sarasota. Missy loves her newest profession and is “living the dream” in Sarasota.

Sarasota Music Festival Starts Today

By | June 9, 2016

Sarasota in June never sounded so good. From June 9th through the 25th, pre-professional students and faculty artists from around the world converge on Sarasota for three weeks of coaching, master classes and performances. Don’t miss your chance to celebrate one of classical music’s finest teaching festivals. Choose from one of the main series, Thursday Artist … Read More! »

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North Venice Jetty

By | January 27, 2016

My husband and I have lived in Sarasota for decades and had never been (by land) to the Venice Jetty’s! What a shame! It is such a great place-old Florida at its mostly undisturbed finest. We parked in the large county parking lot and paid a visit to the North Jetty Fish Camp which is … Read More! »

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Sarasota Named #1 Market for Florida Beachtowns

By | January 19, 2016

Sarasota

It is always nice to see where you live in a positive light. Most of us that are fortunate enough to live in Sarasota know that we live in paradise. Apparently the word is getting out to the rest of the world as well. A client who just moved here and loves Sarasota sent me … Read More! »

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Solorzano’s Pizzeria

By | September 24, 2015

Solorzano's Pizzeria

A Welcome Addition to Gulf Gate! As a huge Gulf Gate fan I am always excited to try a new place when it opens up. This past weekend I had the opportunity to try some food from Solorzano’s Pizza Café on Superior Street and it was over-the-top delicious. We ordered Chicken Parmesan sandwiches that were … Read More! »

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Conde Nast Traveler: Coquina Beach on Anna Maria Island has 5th-best beach sand in the world!

By | March 19, 2015

Coquina Beach

Coquina Beach on Anna Maria Island has the best island beach sand in the United States and the fifth-best in the world, according to the Conde Nast Traveler. “Coquina Beach, on the southern end of Anna Maria Island, is the opposite of South Beach: It’s laid-back, bordered by towering pines, and boasts perfect, unspoiled sand … Read More! »

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Manatee County Heritage Days

By | February 21, 2015

March 1-31, 2015 the 36th annual Heritage Days celebration will focus on our county’s history. All month long, historical sites and organizations throughout our county will celebrate our community’s heritage by providing opportunities for our area’s residents and visitors to experience the past. Reenactments, special exhibits, lectures, open houses and family programming will highlight the … Read More! »

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New Dining at the Mall at University Town Center

By | December 22, 2014

University Town Center Mall

Sarasota has a tremendous variety of dining options and now with the newly opened Mall at University Town Center we have quite a few more including: The Cheesecake Factory, Kona Grill, Seasons 52, Brio Tuscan Grille, The Capital Grill, Sophie’s, Mandarin Express, Antie Anne’s Pretzels, Rise Pies Handcrafted Pizza, Starbucks and Smoothie King. There are even more … Read More! »

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Sarasota Named in Top 10 Places for Baby Boomer Home Purchases

By | December 11, 2014

Baby Boomers

In an article just published by the National Association of Realtors reports that metro areas with a lower cost of living and sunnier weather are poised to see an increased number of baby boomers moving in and buying a home as some delay retirement and remain participants in the labor market, according to new research. … Read More! »

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Winter Season Farmer’s Market

By | January 27, 2014

Fresh Vegetables

During the winter season in the Sarasota area there are quite a few farmer’s markets that happen on weekends. The Phillippi Farmhouse Market takes place on Wednesdays between October and April from 9am to 2pm at the Phillippi Estate Park, just a little south of Sarasota on 41. Over 40 vendors offer produce and plants from local growers … Read More! »

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The Manatee County Fair

By | December 19, 2013

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The Manatee County Fair is a wholesome community tradition. Packed with an endless variety of things to see, do and eat, the fair truly has something for everyone. This year’s theme is “Celebrating the Great Outdoors!” This year’s fair features exciting exhibits and vendors, livestock shows and auctions, competitions, a thrill-packed midway, a variety of … Read More! »

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