Sarasota and Manatee County Homes for Sale
For your convenience, this site is updated daily with new listings and information about the lifestyles in Sarasota and Manatee Counties, two vibrant housing markets characterized by Forbes as being recession-proof. Our preconfigured searches can filter real estate listings by unique features such as amenities, architectural styles, views, price range, short sale and more. Southwest Florida is a very diverse housing market that can accommodate all budgets and lifestyles.
Our professional services cater to sellers seeking to list their home and buyers of the second home variety, recent retiree's, first-timer's and seasoned investors. Our real estate listings, community pages and our blog are constantly updated to help you make a better decision with regard to the sale or acquisition of residential properties in Southwest Florida.
We help home buyers and sellers reach their financial and investment goals in Florida's most exciting residential market. We truly believe that Sarasota and Manatee Counties have the right mix of ingredients for real estate success; this is a region that offers quality of life and prosperity to young families, leisure and relaxation to retirees and vacationers, boating and fishing to those who love the water, dramatic views of the Gulf of Mexico for house hunters looking for beachfront luxury, golf and tennis for active seniors and more.
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Keller Williams Realty
Neal Communities and Homes by Towne are two home builders that will be very busy in 2014. Between these two developers, nearly 4,000 new residential units will be completed in Manatee County. Neal is working on 2,000 homes at the Villages of Amazon South and Homes by Towne is developing Eagle Pointe. Both areas will be in Parrish.
The red-hot Southwest Florida regional housing market is about to get even busier with the addition of a major new employer to the area. Online retail giant Amazon recently confirmed that it will develop a massive distribution and fulfillment center in Ruskin, one of the southernmost communities of the Tampa Bay area. The Manatee County communities that are closer to Ruskin are Parrish, Ellenton and Palmetto, and these are some of the most promising real estate markets in the region.
The master-planned residential developments of Palmer Ranch in Sarasota County and Lakewood Ranch in Manatee County now have company in Venice. According to Jane Meinhardt of the Tampa Bay Business Journal, renowned national home builder Lennar recently confirmed the acquisition of more than 1,000 acres of prime residential land in Sarasota County.
The latest land acquisition by Minto is on Perico Island, which is the isle located across the Grassy Point Bayou from Anna Maria Island. Perico Island is a barrier island that beachgoers must cross as they make their way from Bradenton to the Florida Gulf beaches on Manatee Avenue. Minto has acquired 14.3 acres on this island to complete its grand vision for Harbour Isle: Nearly 700 residences on two islands, a beach club, and a coastal commercial district for residents and visitors to enjoy.
In less than 12 months, Lakewood Ranch and University Park residents will enjoy a new upscale shopping center that will host shops such as the Apple Store, Armani, Brooks Brothers, Gucci, Williams-Sonoma, and more. These are just a sampling of what The Mall at University Town Center has in store for residents of Manatee and Sarasota County.