Tammy Berryman

Fourth of July in Sarasota

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Sarasota, Florida--This year’s 4th of July weekend saw big crowds who came to watch the the 29th Annual Offshore Super Boat Grand Prix races, which launched from Centennial Park, at the cross section of 10th Street and U.S. 41. For fans, seasonal residents, and visitors alike, it was a chance to see the action packed Power Boats by the Bay. This year’s two heat races, running from off of Lido Beach between New Pass and Big Pass, got into gear at 11am, and then again at 1pm. respectivel...

Lido Key on the Gulf of Mexico

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Lido Key is one of the many barrier islands along the coast of Sarasota. In part, it separates Sarasota Bay from the Gulf of Mexico. While there several housing options to choose from in this area, Lido Key has some of the most spectacular condominium communities on the cost of Sarasota. White sand beaches run for miles along the shore and its location is perfect for those who want to indulge the lifestyle of the tropics while enjoying all the trappings of urban living. About Lido Key...

Tips for Buying Sarasota Waterfront Property

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Sarasota waterfront property is always in-demand. In this market nestled on Florida's west central coast, many beautiful properties can be found right on the Gulf of Mexico. From Longboat Key, to Siesta Key, to Lido Key, to St. Armands Key, to Bird Key, there are a plethora of eye-catching homes. Book-ended by Bradenton to the north and Venice to the south, buyers will quickly learn the ins and outs of finding and purchasing their own Sarasota waterfront property. And finding your Sarasota w...

Siesta Beach on Siesta Key #1 Beach in the US for 2011!

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Rated by Dr. Beach as the #1 beach in the United States, Siesta Key Beach is covered in white sand, and boasts one of the most spectacular sunsets in the world. With Siesta Key waterfront property priced to sell, now’s the time to invest in a piece of paradise.Imagine living just steps away from the calm waters of Sarasota Bay, or from the gentle waves of of Gulf of Mexico. The sand is silky, fine quartz; even on the hottest days, you can walk barefoot to the shore. When the tide is low,...

Longboat Key ... Sarasota's Barrier Islands

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Nestled between Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico lies a 12-mile-long, narrow island called Longboat Key. Home to those who appreciate both the luxury of living steps from the sand, as well as the convenience of a just short jaunt over the bridge to the shopping, dining and cultural opportunities in Sarasota, Longboat Key is also a popular tourist destination. Purchasing a luxury condo on Longboat Key can provide you with a paradisiacal place to call home, along with an  investm...

Casey Key along the Gulf of Mexico

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Does your idea of “the good life” include leisurely walks on a pristine white beach? Watching the sun set on the Gulf of Mexico to the rhythm of a drum circle on the sand? Chatting with local business owners as you go shopping close to home? If so, consider making Casey Key your home, on either a permanent or seasonal basis. This seaside community is located between Sarasota and Venice, and offers the charm of small-town coastal living and also the convenience of being minutes from cities co...

Sarasota Oceanfront Property ... more affordable opportunities to be on the Gulf of Mexico waters!

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Waterfront property heats up, back on the waterfront.  If it faces salt water, it’s in demand, thanks to discount pricing changes that have occurred over the past few years of economic turmoil.   For buyers who have always wanted a place on or near the water, now is the time to buy!  While inventories are dwindling and sales are up, the prices of waterfront homes remain significantly lower than they were in the previous years.  The prices of properties on the Gulf of Mexico and the Saras...

SARASOTA, Florida - The Comeback Kid in the Florida Real Estate Market

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Sarasota has been noted to be the “comeback kid” when it comes to the real estate markets in Florida.  Real estate mogul, Barbara Corcoran has officially declared Sarasota as Number One in terms of real estate comebacks in the country currently.  Corcoran, who is currently starring in NBC’s show the “Shark Tank”, an investment reality show and acting as NBC’s real estate expert for the Today Show, made her fortune when she turned a $1000 loan into a $5 billion real estate business bannin...

Sarasota and its surrounding islands along the Gulf of Mexico, which beach to choose?

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There is Anna Maria Island which s a large island immediately north of Longboat Key, a sleepy beach community. The island jets out into the gulf and is sprinkled with colorful beach homes, no high rise buildings here. Great spot for fishing, boating, swimming and all other beach activities. Great dolphin watching also!Bird Key is a private gated residential key just across the John Ringling Bridge from downtown Sarasota. Bird Key offers its own Bird Key Yacht & Country Club. Gre...

Best Place to Retire in 2012, that would be Sarasota, Florida

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Sarasota was named the best place to retire by TopRetirements.com and was cited in a national report by Market Watch, a part of the Dow Jones & Company. In making their choice, TopRetirments.com looks at weather, health care, property taxes an a “certain wow factor” of the area. Further considerations are made regarding the areas cultural activities, job opportunities for older Americans, housing cost, income tax rates, crime rates an jut he general “walkability and livability” of the ...