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May 2014

Found 4 blog entries for May 2014.

The month of April 2014 has seen the second highest rate of sales in Sarasota County with 1,195 closed transactions being reported by the My Florida Regional MLS system. That figure was topped in April 2004 with 1,223 reported sales. The spring and summer months of 2004 and 2005, and March, April and May of 2013 were also close in reported sales. Single-family home sales that closed in April 2014 reached 759, plus 436 sold condos. The reported totals were higher than March's numbers which included 698 single-family homes sold, along with 352 condos. April’s numbers in 2013 were 703 single family and 429 condos.

Peter Crowley, the president of the Sarasota Association of Realtors, has seen a dramatic rise in the level of activity, and it seems to be

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Home Improvement tips to sell your home

Once you decide to sell your house, invest a little time and money in a quick makeover. Here's a list of easy and inexpensive do-it-yourself improvements that will make your home more attractive to buyers. Each of these quick fixes makes the house look less like your old, lived-in domicile and more like a new house waiting for a new owner.

1. Clean the House Top to Bottom

A new house is spotless; an old house is full of the dirt, smudges and scuffs that lived-in homes accumulate. No one wants to inherit a record of your kids' heights, even if the wall they're marked on is in the closet. Wipe them away. Sweep away the spider webs, wash the windows inside and out, clean every surface and pay special attention to corners. Your house will look like new,

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Tips for buying a home Sarasota

Whether you're buying your first Sarasota home or you're already experienced buying homes in the real estate realm, the process of purchasing a home can be complicated. One of the most challenging factors is the many home-buying myths that are often repeated by well-meaning friends and relatives. Read on to get the real facts behind five myths about the home-buying process. Having the right information can not only save your sanity as you enter into this process, it can also potentially save you thousands of dollars.

1. A Bigger Down Payment Is Better

After the housing bubble burst in 2007, the zero down loan programs that were once common all but disappeared. Since then, popular wisdom suggests you shouldn't buy a home unless you have saved a 20%

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South of Tampa Bay and north of Fort Myers lies Sarasota County. With a population of around 53,000 people, the southwestern coastal city of Sarasota, Florida has been ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States.

Sarasota Living Sarasota real estate

If you are considering moving to or even taking a short vacation in Sarasota, you won't be disappointed by its main attractions, bountiful recreation, Sarasota's educational opportunities or its real estate options. The city of Sarasota is a great place to be for both its permanent and temporary residents.

Great Sarasota Lifestyle

Permanent residents of Sarasota have much to brag about. With plenty of recreational activities to occupy their time, Sarasota residents are anything but bored! Being as Florida is nicknamed the

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