There are 2 blog entries for June 2011.
Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 9:54am. 635 Views, 0 Comments.
I'm happy to report that the Sarasota real estate market continues to report an upward trend for May 2011. The huge influx of single family home and condo buyers has brought the market to new levels. Here are some of the highlights:
Total May Sales: 796 - This is the 2nd highest total reported in the last six years.
Median Condo Price: $218,750 - We haven't seen those prices since October 2009.
Median Single Family Home Price : $159,000
Available Inventory: dropped to 5,010 (lowest in 6 years) - To put this in perspective, in April 2007, there were 17,089 properties for sale.
The increased sales rate combined with the lower inventory levels has resulted in an estimated 5.8 months of inventory for single family homes, and 7.4 months for…
Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 11:41am. 500 Views, 0 Comments.
The results of Dr. Beach's 21st annual Top 10 Beach List have been released, and we're proud to announce that Siesta Beach in Siesta Key, Florida was voted number 1!
How can a beach even be considered for this type of award? The famous Dr. Beach (America's Foremost Beach Expert) takes a scientific approach toward judging the nominations. He applies a score of 1-5 to a list of 50 strict standards used to establish a final rating. Obvious criteria include things such as:
Beach material (sand, stone, etc.), sand softness, water temperature, number of waves, beach slope, rip currents, amount of algae, wildlife, presence of sewage or runoff, amount of trash, and whether the grounds are well-kept. Nominees are also rated on such factors as, "free…