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Bird Key Update

November 13, 2009

Bird Key

Currently there are 35 homes for sale on Bird Key ranging from $539,900 to $9,900,000.  Twelve homes are currently under contract and so far this year 26 homes have sold at the average selling price of $836,843.  The highest sales price year to date this year was $4,750,000.  You can click here to view details about each of the available homes on Bird Key.  I will be happy to arrange a private viewing of any of these homes. Please contact me if you have any questions or if you would like more information.

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Sarasota Home Prices Up 5%

November 12, 2009

I have always said that when there is a recession Sarasota is among the last to experience it and among the first to recover.  The National Association of Realtors indicated that homes prices have fallen in 8 of 10 cities in the US in the third quarter.  At $185,200, the median home price in the Sarasota-Bradenton area is up 5.3% from the second quarter of this year.  Total home sales in Sarasota-Bradenton for the third quarter of this year  topped 2,314 which was about the same as in Q2 but up 32 percent from last year.    The Today Show named Sarasota the number one place to buy and it looks like now is the time to buy.  Visit www.todayshowsarasota.com for more information.

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Veterans Day Sarasota

November 11, 2009

Corneau & Associates wishes to thank our nation’s veterans for their service and sacrifice.  The picture above was taken at Sarasota’s National Cemetery on SR 72 (Clark Road).  Sarasota celebrated Veterans Day with a parade down Main Street.

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The Moorings Sales Update

November 7, 2009

The Moorings at Edgewater in Lakewood Ranch is a very unique property. Being located on the lake right next to Main Street Lakewood Ranch makes this community both scenic and convenient. This gated community provide a luxury lifestyle that many will find enviable. Currenlty there are 11 townhouses for sale ranging in price from $264,900 to $699,000. So far this year 5 units have sold.

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Urban Reef Sarasota

November 6, 2009

Grand opening ceremonies for one of Sarasota’s newest restaurants will be November 12th. The new restaurant, Urban Reef is located at 1888 Main Street in downtown Sarasota.

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Forest Creek Parrish

November 5, 2009

Forest Creek Parrish FL

One of our clients just went to contract on a new home in Forrest Creek. This Parrish neighborhood is really a great value. Forrest Creek is a Neil Community that was originally planned for homes in the $500,000. The developer shifted with the market and began building more modest homes in the low $100,000s. The great thing about the neighborhood is that the entrance gates, landscaping and amenities were all constructed with higher end homes in mind. The result is neighborhood with homes priced under $150,000 and large preserve areas, amenities and the feel of a much more expensive community.

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Siesta Harbor – Siesta Key

November 1, 2009

Right now there is a good deal available at Siesta Harbor on Siesta Key.  This one bedroom two bath water view condo, listed with another firm is a great value at it’s list price of $187,000.  Siesta Harbor, on Siesta Key offers excellent boating water suitable for larger sailboats, access to Crescent Beach, a community pool and more.  This is a great choice for boaters over 55 years old.  Siesta Harbor also has an on-site rental office.  Click here to view details about this property.  Click here to learn more about Siesta Harbor