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 the record. Sales have exceeded 1,000 every month this year, so it seems assured … Read More! »

Sarasota Named #1 Market for Florida Beachtowns

By | January 19, 2016


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 the link below. Check out which city is ranked NUMBER 1 at the … Read More! »

Classic Antique Car Show

By | January 14, 2016

Classic Car Show

Don’t miss a day of browsing the Classic Antique Cars and shopping and dining at St. Armands Circle this Saturday January 16th from 10am to 4pm. The show inlcudes all model years from 1900 to 1991 and provides you with the opportunity to view great classic antique automobiles in a beautiful, relaxing setting. Trophies will be awarded.St. Armands Circle Park , St. Armands Circle, Sarasota Compliments SRQ The Magazine

January in Sarasota

By | December 28, 2015

January 2016

  Kick off the new year by enjoying one or more of the many events and adventures in and around Sarasota! Check out just a few of the activities happening during the month of January: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information Jan. 1st “Live From Downtown Sarasota It’s Friday Night” Sarasota Downtown Sarasota Alliance Jan. 1st Music on Main Lakewood Ranch Lakewood Ranch Jan. … Read More! »

New Year’s Eve at the Beach

By | December 19, 2015

New Years 2016

The Beach House Restaurant on Anna Maria Island will host their Annual New Year’s Eve Party and Fireworks Show starting at 8pm. Guests are invited to celebrate in style either indoors or on the deck or by reservation in the South Pavilion overlooking the Gulf. The world-class fireworks show launches from the restaurant’s south beach. Music and entertainment will be provided by DJ Chuck Caudill. Tables under the … Read More! »

Where to Retire in Sarasota

By | December 14, 2015

Sarasota Retirement

What type of retiree are you? No matter what type…Sarasota has you covered! Read this article in Sarasota Magazine to find out how our area can meet all your retirement needs…

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 full-service fuel dock, ship’s store and on-site yacht services department. It can accommodate … Read More! »

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 County, for a combined 1,588, down about 1 percent from the September total … Read More! »

“The New Deal” at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

By | December 1, 2015

Craig Ferguson

“The New Deal” comes to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, December 1st at 8:00pm. One of Britain’s leading comedians and former television host, Craig Freguson will bring his tour to Sarasota. After writing feature films, starring in TV shows, and hosting the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, he has taken to the stage. Don’t miss this opportunity to see him live! Tickets $20-$35 Van Wezel … Read More! »

Holidays in North Port

By | November 30, 2015


The North Port Parks & Recreation Department will be sponsoring the annual Poinsettia Parade to be held on Saturday, December 12th at 5pm. The Poinsettia Parade is recognized as one of the City’s signature events attracting thousands from the community to celebrate the holiday season. This year’s theme is “Candy Canes & Carols” and features an evening of song and pageantry.  Floats adorned with poinsettias, decorated vehicles and … Read More! »