October marked the first month of the year in the Sarasota Real Estate Market in which most of the data reflected a moderation in activity. There were still plenty of areas to celebrate the region’s continued growth, so as our peak selling season gets underway, I believe the market is well positioned for improved sales, prices and more balanced inventory conditions.
The stream of international buyers coming into The Sarasota Real Estate Market, demand from states facing harsh tax environments, and the large number of baby-boomers beginning their search for retirement properties, all lead to confidence in the Sarasota Real Estate Market’s potential to keep expanding.
Consumer confidence is driving steady demand from buyers for both existing and new homes. The Sarasota Real Estate Market remains fundamentally strong allowing for more growth in the months ahead.
Sarasota was #3 globally in the ranking of “Hottest” markets for second homes. Those of us fortunate enough to have practices serving the ultra-wealthy seeking properties in the Sarasota Luxury market know the many factors that this unique group weighs when choosing a primary or second residence. This report from Christie’s offers excellent insight into this high-value market.
Based on my own business activity since the start of the year, especially at the luxury level where the majority of my listings and sales occur, I feel a noticeable burst of energy in the Sarasota Real Estate Market.
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