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Sarasota is on the Move

New Downtown Construction Demarcay

There are currently 33 new construction projects underway or being proposed to the City of Sarasota, per a recent report issued by the coordinator of the Downtown Economic Development Committee. Many of these projects offer mixed use with either commercial or retail on the ground floors and…

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Interest Rates Remain Low

Interest rates remain astonishingly low and our market is still far more affordable than it was just a decade ago when Sarasota experienced an exponential price surge. If you are looking for an investment property or a main residence, we can help. Related recent blogs on DohertyRealEstate.com •…

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Home prices post double-digit gains

Sarasota posted an 11.3% gain in median prices over 2012, while Manatee County median sales prices rose 16.2 %. Meanwhile, Florida wide median sales prices were up 16% for the year, by far outpacing the nation’s year over year increase…

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Cash buyers dominated the market

Cash sales of single-family homes and condominiums accounted for 64.5% of all transactions in Sarasota County in 2013. That figure was up from 48.3% a year earlier. In November, Florida actually led the nation in cash sales of single-family homes,…

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New home construction skyrockets

With inventory of existing homes remaining tight and buyer demand rising, new home construction was robust in our region. Through the first 10 months of 2013, the 2,581 new residential building permits issued in Sarasota and Manatee Counties were 45%…

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