Named the "Best Small City" in the U.S. and one of the best places in the nation to live and work, Sarasota offers its residents miles of world-class white-sand beaches, plenty of cultural and recreational activities and an excellent quality of life. Sarasota offers the best of both worlds - small-town charm and big city amenities. Residents and visitors enjoy breathtaking sunsets, educational museums, operas, ballets, theater and other entertainment. And when it comes to recreation, Sarasota offers a full array of activities including everything from tennis and golf to fishing and boating.(more)
The beauty of Sarasota will get your attention on your first visit. If you see Sarasota first from the window of an airplane, the colors of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, contrasting with the brilliant white sand of Longboat, Lido, and Siesta beaches, will make you anxious to see more. A rainbow of colors comes from the tall condominiums shining in the sun, the warm tile on the roof and patio of the mansion built by circus magnate John Ringling, the various green hues from the lush jungle-like vegetation, the flowers that are blooming any month of the year, and the lavender seashell-design Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.
Price Range of Sarasota Florida Houses for Sale
Home prices are very affordable. Condominiums and townhouses can be found beginning at $200,000 and running up to $3 million and more for large properties and hi-rises located on the coast. Single-family homes start at around $250,000 and range up to $5 million and more for estate properties with acreage located along the coast. There are many homes with gulf, bay and canal frontage as well as golf course and horse properties. A typical three-bedroom, two-bath home can be found in the $250,000 to $500,000 range.
Sarasota, Florida Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Rick Libro is a top producer at RE/MAX Alliance Group in Sarasota on Florida's Gulf Coast. He has built a successful career by providing buyers and sellers with first-class service. As his clients say, "Rick's devotion to his clients is endless and he is extremely persistent with following up on their needs and the details of all transactions." Whether you are relocating to the area or looking for a spectacular vacation home, Rick will familiarize you with the area and assist you with all your needs.
In addition to single-family homes and condominium sales, Rick specializes in waterfront, golf course and gated communities. Rick handles 1031 exchanges for his clients using a highly qualified 1031 exchange intermediary in Sarasota. Rick serves the areas of Sarasota, Longboat Key, Siesta Key, Bird Key, Lido Key, with a great knowledge of all existing subdivisions in Sarasota as well as newly built communities.
As an active member of the community, Rick is a member of the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce as well as local, state and national realty associations. He also volunteers his time to the Junior Achievement program, which teaches children about different professions. Call Rick Libro today and let him guide you in your search for a beautiful property on the Gulf Coast. Testimonials
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Sarasota Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of May 30th, 2016: homes priced around $516,728 compared to $530,680 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -3%. For Tuesday, May 31st, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.66%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.77%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.23%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.88%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Sarasota FL. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Sarasota to help you find the best home!