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South Gate Home Prices  Are you looking to buy or sell a home in South Gate?  You are probably wandering what the prices are currently?Click here to see what is currently on the market.  As of this writing the asking prices for South Gate homes have risen quite a bit compared to one year ago.  If...
No matter if you’re in a buyer’s or seller’s market, there are a few critical steps you can take to make a smarter purchase. Since buying a home is likely the biggest single investment you will ever make, being prepared will help you make a better purchase. Here are our best tips to buying a hom...
South Gate HomesSouth Gate is a residential neighborhood in Sarasota located East of Tamiami Trail, South of Bee Ridge Rd, West of South Lockwood Ridge Rd, and just North of Webber.   View South Gate houses for sale here.The houses have between 1,000 and 3,000 sq ft under air.  Some houses have 2...
If you are thinking about buying or selling a home in South Gate you may want to know why  people choose to live there.  I was born and raised in Sarasota and have been a Realtor for 17 years, during that time some neighborhoods have become more popular and some less as things change.  For exampl...
Are you looking to buy or sell a house in South Gate?  I have been a Realtor in Sarasota, FL since 1998 so I have seen significant price changes in the South Gate neighborhood. When I first started it was a flat market, and then it went sky high, dropped down, and now back up again. One thing tho...
There are many people who owned houses in the Sarasota-Manatee County area that they were unable to sell after the Real Estate market crash that we had here recently. Some of them unintentionally became landlords. Now that prices have recovered and they can sell, some of them are considering sell...
  LISTING YOUR HOME WITH A FLAT FEE MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE (MLS) REALTOR IS A GOOD IDEA IF YOU ARE ABLE TO DO THE FOLLOWING: (A Flat Fee MLS Realtor will place a home on the multiple listing service for an upfront flat fee, and then you handle everything yourself. The flat fee is $200 and up. I...
Should we be valuing Sarasota homes using price per sq foot?   Using price per sq foot is very convenient and easy to use.  I believe that is partly the reason why people use it.  You just take the price per square ft most houses in the area are selling for and multiple that by the number of sq f...
Negotiating after the home inspection.  If you are selling a home in Sarasota, FL in most cases the contract will contain a home inspection contingency. The home inspection is important because it often times sets up a second negotiation. The home inspector will thoroughly go through the home and...
I would define "East of the Trail" in Sarasota as the area East of Tamiami Trail from Webber to Mound Street, where Tamiami Trail and U.S. 301 split off, and West of Tuttle. "West of the Trail" is on the West side of Tamiami Trail and runs West until you reach the Bay.When I first started as a Sa...

Jason Silverstein

Sarasota,FL Realtor since 1998, Broker-Associate
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