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The latest census data shows Florida was number three in the nation for population growth 256,000 from April last year to July this year.   Greg Owens P.A. Realtor TeamWorks/Keller Williams On the Water 941.932.6343
The latest market information for Sarasota and Manatee is out and it is all good news.   Homes sales were up 17 percent in November compared to last year and prices were up 2 percent from a year ago. On top that prices rose for single family homes by 11 percent in October.   We haven't even hit t...
  I'm not an economist or one or the great guru of all things real estate. I read a lot about the market in our area and keep abreast of the news but often my best indication of market shifts is keeping my eyes open. I recently took Realtor friends for a drive down the A1A along the Atlantic coas...
  There is less than a four month supply of homes under $250,000 in Sarasota County and just a little bit more in Manatee County. Our full blown tourist season (also known as the buyer season for agents) isn't for another two months and we have already started a seller's market. Welcome to the ne...
It is great to see Sarasota and Manatee counties with yet again increased home sales and prices. The latest market information that came out today shows in September and 4 percent increase in prices over August and a 7 percent increase in sales over last year. And just to add some more good news ...
Many would have read by this morning that foreclosure filings are up in Manatee/Sarasota counties. A number of buyers if they don't get beyond the first couple of paragraphs in the stories are probably thinking price drops and a flood on the market. What they need to know is the average time to f...
  Just out that pending home sales in Sarasota and Manatee county were up 10 percent in August. Nationally pending sales were down 1.2 percent. Inventory is down, sales are up. This is simple economics less supply more demand it would appear prices will soon start rising. They have already in som...
  We are coming in to the home selling season for Manatee/Sarasota counties with the least amount of inventory in the past five years. Yippee!
Summertime is historically the slow season for homes sales in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Many potential sellers are waiting for the winter tourist season to start before putting their home on the market. Actually the time to start preparing your home to sell is right now. Get a Realtor to wal...
  Home prices are up 5.4 percent over last month in the Sarasota/Manatee county area. Sure sales were down 9.5 but the prices are going up. Inventory is down. And just in case that wasn't good enough news. Those mulit-million dollar new builds are back. Take Bird Key for instance where the local ...

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