Sarasota Luxury Real Estate News

Homebuyer Tax Credit Ending Soon (Or is it?)

While an extension of the November 30, 2009, deadline for the homebuyer tax credit is actively being considered, it’s not a done deal quite yet. In the meantime, it bears noting what the first time home buyer tax credit has done and continues to do for the real estate market. Almost 50% of all houses […]

Sarasota MLS Third Quarter Statistics

Sarasota MLS Third Quarter Statistics

I have been tracking the listing and sales volumes for years in our local market. While the statistics from the Sarasota Association of Realtors will show greater numbers, I track the data of the following zip codes 34201, 34202, 34228, 34229, 34231, 34232, 34233, 34234, 34235, 34236, 34237, 34238, 34239, 34240, 34241, 34242, 34243, 34275 […]

Sarasota MLS Third Quarter Statistics

2009 3rd Quarter Perspective

There were 22 homes sold this year in our neighborhood, Bird Key, compared to 34 in all of 2008, 32 in 2007 and 18 in 2006. The year to date sales volume is $19,700,000 compared to $46,000,000 in 2008. The main reason being that there has only been one sale this year of a substantial […]

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