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.

Budweiser Clydesdales Are Coming to Town

By | February 28, 2013

If you haven’t already made plans for the weekend you might want to check this out. The Budweiser Clydesdales are coming to town for a whirlwind tour of the area courtesy of Gold Coast Eagle Distributing. The massive and majestic beer emissaries will clomp their way to Siesta Key Village (4-7 p.m. Friday), Venice Avenue … Read More! »

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Last Chance to See the Big Cat Habitat Extravaganza

By | February 20, 2013

This weekend (Feb. 23 and 24) is the last Animal Extravaganza show for the season at Big Cat Habitat in Sarasota. The Animal Extravaganza is a show that is nearly 2 hours of animal fun and excitement from some of the best animal trainers in the world. It is a unique fundraising experience where the … Read More! »

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Nik Wallenda Makes Sarasota Proud!!

By | February 6, 2013

Sarasota’s very own famous circus family once again wowed fans of all of ages. Nik Wallenda “walked across” the Sarasota Skyline over the Sarasota Bayfront in front of thousands of on-lookers cheering him on.  The entire time he wore a microphone and listeners were able to hear the banter going on between and he and … Read More! »

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2012 Resurgence in the Sarasota Real Estate Market

By | January 17, 2013


Property sales for the year 2012 were the fourth highest in the 90-year history of the Sarasota Association of Realtors®, achieving 9,169 total sales. In 2003, sales in our market hit 9,697, followed by 11,267 in 2004 (the current all-time high) and 10,562 in 2005. The annual sales dropped to 6,358 in 2006 and bottomed … Read More! »

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Siesta Key White Christmas

By | December 24, 2012

While much of the country waits and hopes for a white Christmas each year, we here on Siesta Key always have a white Christmas. Our white Christmas comes not from the sky, but rather from our beautiful white sand from our very special beach. Siesta Key sand is one-of-a-kind and is often compared to walking on … Read More! »

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Michaels on East- Always Exceeding Expectations

By | December 20, 2012

Michael's on East

If you know Sarasota then you know Michaels on East.  Since opening in 1987 Michaels on East has been a Sarasota mainstay for fine dining, receptions, business gatherings, and the like. I recently attended the RE/MAX Alliance Group holiday party at Michaels on East and the entire experience was OUTSTANDING.  The ballroom glistened, the staff … Read More! »

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Sarasota Market Nearing 4th Best Year Ever

By | December 18, 2012


The Sarasota Association of Realtors just released the sales figures for the month of November. We are on pace to see the fourth highest number of annual sales in SAR’s 90-year history in 2012, after members sold 764 properties in November 2012, a robust 29 percent increase over last November’s figure of 602 total sales. … Read More! »

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Bradenton Riverwalk Grand Opening

By | October 13, 2012

The grand opening of Riverwalk in Bradenton will be held next week on October 17th at 5:00pm. This walkway along the Manatee River stretches from Manatee Memorial Hospital to the Bradenton Central Library.  Designed by Kimley-Horn and Associates, the Riverwalk is not only beautiful but also sustainable.  Their vision was to create a place that would … Read More! »

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Mr. Beery’s Craft Beer Bar

By | October 11, 2012

Located in one of the local Sarasota stomping grounds, Gulf Gate, Mr. Beery’s is an intimate, non-smoking craft beer bar where the motto is “NO CRAP ON TAP”. If you are looking for a micro-brew or a specialty imported beer this is your place. The selection is constantly changing and the “beertenders” are very friendly, … Read More! »

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College Football is Back…

By | September 12, 2012

For some people college football season is bigger than Christmas. I know we have waited all summer for College Game Day to come on to our TV. As true Seminoles we bleed Garnet and Gold and live each week to see our team hit the field. One Sarasota establishment embraces and supports the Sarasota Seminoles. … Read More! »

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