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 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


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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College Football is Back

By | September 24, 2013

College Game Day

When the calendar changes from July to August I always feel that twinge of excitement because I know college football is just around the corner. Saturdays are started off with ESPN College Game Day followed by the constant stream of announcers calling plays, fans questioning the calls, screaming and cheering for teams, and a general … Read More! »

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Discover Towles Court

By | August 14, 2013

Towles Court

The next Art Walk at Towles Court will happen on Friday, August 16th from 6-10pm. This is a great opportunity to wander through the galleries, boutiques and studios or dine in one of the unique cafes or restaurants. For all the details and a map of the location visit their website.  

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Sarasota Opera

By | August 1, 2013

Single show tickets for the 2013-2014 opera season are available for purchase online as of today.  To see the schedule of performances and/or purchase tickets, visit their website. Celebrating its 55th consecutive Season, Sarasota Opera continues its tradition of assembling international talent to perform a mixture of classic favorites paired with rarely performed works of artistic … Read More! »

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Friday Fest at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

By | July 27, 2013

The Reggae Band Impulse will perform at Friday Fest at the Van Wezel on August 16th from 5-9:00pm. This is a free event that takes place on the lawn overlooking Sarasota Bay. Food, drink and other vendors will be onsite so just bring your chair or blanket and enjoy some great music and good eats. … Read More! »

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The Big Summer Golf Card is Here

By | June 6, 2013

Grab your clubs, Summer is a perfect time to hit the links! A long time Sarasota area tradition is back again, THE BIG SUMMER GOLF CARD is here. This year for $60 you can play some area golf courses at discounted rates from May through October.   Some of the participating golf courses are Calusa … Read More! »

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Sarasota Film Festival

By | March 20, 2013

Entering it’s 15th year, The Sarasota Film Festival emphasizes the best in cinema alongside exciting programs and events, with more than 200 films screened each year including features, documentaries, shorts, and kid-friendly picks. This event brings the best new and veteran independent filmmakers together with local programs that showcase our idyllic Gulf Coast community. The … Read More! »

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Florida in Context Photography Exhibit

By | March 8, 2013

“Florida in Context,” a photography exhibition by Sarasota-based artist Virginia Hoffman, is March 1-31, at Sarasota County Visitor Information Center and History Center Museum, 701 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. The exhibit showcases photographic images of old Florida buildings, abandoned factories, unintentional still lives and vistas, including relics of boom-and-bust development. According to Hoffman, “Florida in … Read More! »

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