Marc Rasmussen

Just Sold in University Park Country Club

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  Clienys of mine just bought this really great villa in University Park Sarasota. What a great water view is has. The villa was built in 1994 and has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 car private garage and 1,464 square feet. The kitchen, family room and master bedroom and Florida room all look out on the gorgeous lake. It is a very peaceful setting. What a great spot to escape the winters and relax in the Florida sunshine. University Park Sarasota Property Descrip...

October 2010 - Sarasota Real Estate Market Update

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Sarasota Association of Realtors issued a press release today with the title, "Pending sales rise 10 percent in October 2010; prices are steady". The article went on to say that the pending sales spiked in the Sarasota Florida real estate market and gave supporting data. Below you will find a chart showing inventory, sales and pending sales. As you can see inventories are relatively flat. Notice the increase in pending sales. Pending sales rose 21% from September 2010 to October 20...

Three Great Sarasota Florida Condos

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Sarasota is a dazzling beach town on the west coast of Florida about an hour south of Tampa. People from all over the world come to this sophisticated city on the Gulf of Mexico. Most just want to get away to relax in the Florida sun and play on the beach. Siesta Key beach is consistently named one of the prettiest beaches in the country. During the winter you will notice the population of Sarasota, Florida increase because of the influx of snowbirds who are escaping the cold...

Bird Key Real Estate 2010 Market Update

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Are you looking to enjoy the boating lifestyle in Sarasota, Florida? One community that stands out is Bird Key. This small community of just over 500 homes offers a fabulous waterfront lifestyle. Imagine having your boat parked right behind your home. No need to hassle with pulling a boat behind your car or keeping it in a marina. On Bird Key you can jump on your boat and be in Sarasota Bay or the Gulf of Mexico within seconds. Boaters tend to like this neighborhood because o...

Beachplace - Longboat Key Condo Market Update

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Need a little beach time? Winter is coming and many in the northern states love to come to Florida to escape the cold, harsh winters. Instead of shoveling snow, scraping ice off the car and dressing in 4 layers to go to the grocery store you could be walking along a gorgeous beach, soaking up plenty of Florida sunshine, lounging around the swimming pool reading a good book or enjoying a tasty meal at the popular St. Armands Circle. Beachplace on Longboat Key Beachplace is a fab...

Downtown Sarasota Condos with Great Water Views

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  Many people are skipping the beach and heading for downtown Sarasota. Even though Sarasota is a relatively small city it offers a rich cultural scene. If you are a resident of downtown you can walk to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Sarasota Opera, Florida Studio Theatre, Golden Apple Dinner Theatre and the New Florida West Coast Symphony. Here are a handful of downtown Sarasota condos that offer great water views. Alinari Alinari is located on the northern edge of downt...

En Provence Longboat Key Condo Sold

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The Longboat Key condo above sold in June for $2,689,750. This lovely beachfront condo is located in the highly sought community of En Provence. People are drawn to this complex for a few reasons: newer construction beach location water views low density - only 21 units south Longboat Key location 2151 Gulf of Mexico Drive #4, Longboat Key, Florida 4 bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms 3,800 square feet Property Description: BEAUTIFULLY FUR...

Just Sold - 888 Condos in Sarasota, Florida

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Breathtaking water views - check Walk to downtown Sarasota amenities - check Gorgeous sunset views - check Remodeled condo - check My clients just purchased a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1,288 remodeled condo in the Condo on the Bay building in downtown Sarasota. Most of the locals refer to it as "888" because of the address - 888 Blvd. of the Arts. If anyone asks for a downtown condo with fabulous water views this community is at the top of the list. It sits right on Sarasota bay...

St. Armands Circle Home For Sale

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Imagine walking out your front door and strolling down the street to the world famous St. Armands Circle. Instead of jumping in the car everytime you want a meal or play in the sands on the beach you can just walk there. Lido Key beach is within a short walk for the residents located around St. Armands Circle. Some of the fabulous places to enjoy a great meal is The Columbia, Crab and Fin, Tommy Bahamas, 15 South, Cha Cha Coconuts, Cafe L' Europe. 117 North Washington Drive ...

St. Armands Towers on Lido Key

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Are you looking for the perfect location for retirement or to own a vacation condo? Take a look at the St. Armands Towers in Sarasota. Imagine waking up everyday, opening your blinds and looking at a breathtaking view of Lido Key beach and the clear blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. You decide to take either leisurely stroll or get your heart pumping and walk along Lido Key beach. Either way it is a great walk with fantastic scenery and soothing sounds of nature. After your morning ...