Lido Key Real Estate

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Orchid Beach Club on Lido Key

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If you are looking for a getaway place come to Orchid Beach Club on Lido Key. The view is absolutely breathtaking. These condominiums were built in 2005 on beach front property. You are just steps away from the sand under your feet and the spray of surf blowing gently onto your face. The sounds of the waves lapping onto the shore will lull you to sleep as you lay on the beach. A minimum lease on this property is 3 months and there are also up to 2 year leases. If you have qua...

Winter on Lido Key, Florida

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During the winter months in southwest Florida the term "white Christmas" always refers to the state's pristine, ivory beaches with little thought given to the cold, ice and snow most of us contend with until spring arrives.Lido Key, one of the area's five barrier islands situated just west of downtown Sarasota, Florida, is home to one of those snow white, sandy beaches that seem to go on and on forever.Lido Key is surrounded by the sparkling, cerulean waters of the Gulf of Me...

Lido Key Real Estate Market Update

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Need a little fun in the sun? Come explore the fabulous Lido Key barrier island off the coast of Sarasota, Florida. Here you will find all of the sand, beach, water, sun, dining and shopping that you can handle. This quaint island sits just over 2 miles from the downtown Sarasota which gives residents easy access to all of the areas best amenities. Do you enjoy a fun game of golf or tennis? Just head north to the private Longboat Key Club where you will find 45 holes of golf and plenty o...

L' Elegance Sarasota Condo Just Sold!

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My clients just purchased unit 909 in the L' Elegance condo building on Lido Key. This is a fabulous beach front condo with stunning water views. This unit had 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and over 2,200 square feet. It was listed for $1,199,000 and my clients bought it for $1,067,500 (public record). We were fortunate to get it when it first came on the market. One of the best features of this unit is that it runs from the front of the building to back. Meaning the balcony to...

Sarasota Real Estate 2010 vs 2011

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This has been a busy season so far. The Sarasota Florida real estate market is busy during the winter months. Snowbirds from the north come to Florida to enjoy the sunshine, beach, crisp golf weather and get out of the frozen tundra of the northern United States. As a result, everything get busy. The restaurants, roads, malls, stores, grocery stores, beaches, waterways and yes even the Realtors get busier. Purchasing a winter property crosses the mind of many people who are here renting....

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 ...

Sarasota Real Estate Market Update

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    Getting better. Slowly but surely. The above chart shows the number of properties for sale, under contract and sold in Sarasota, Florida. Below are the raw numbers comparing May 2010 to May 2007.     May 2007   May 2010 For Sale 13090   6809 New Listings 2015       1199 Sold 579   891 Pended 532   919 Months of Inventory (Closed Sales) 22.6   7.6 Absorpt...

The Importance of Doing a Mold Test

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Are you thinking about buying a home or under contract to purchase one? In a typical home purchase agreement there is a contingency for the home buyer to perform any and all inspections of their choosing. In addition to a standard home inspection you should have your new home tested for mold. There are thousands of different mold types. Some of them are toxic and can make you very sick while others are either harmless of even helpful. Some of the more common types of harmful mol...

Sarasota Real Estate Market Update

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The market is heating up in Sarasota, Florida. I've been working with a downtown Sarasota condo buyer for the last few weeks and have lost out on 3 downtown condos to multiple offers and we were not putting in bad offers. I was scanning the sales in April and was impressed with the activity. Here are the stats for sales between April 1, 2010 and April 28, 2010: 1,046 sales in Sarasota & Manatee counties Lowest sales price - $4,000 (hotel room) Highest sales price - $4,000,000...

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