5 Reasons to Move to Sarasota: Embrace Paradise on Florida's Cultural Coast

Are you considering a move to Florida? Discover the top 5 reasons to move to Sarasota! From stunning beaches to a thriving arts scene, Sarasota offers a perfect blend of paradise and culture.

Are you dreaming of a life in sunny Florida, where you can move to Sarasota and find beautiful beaches, vibrant culture, and endless outdoor activities? Look no further than Sarasota, Florida's hidden gem on the Gulf Coast. In this blog, we'll explore the top 5 reasons why more and more people choose Sarasota as their ultimate relocation destination. Sarasota offers paradise and cultural richness, from its pristine beaches to its thriving arts scene.

1. Move to Sarasota…

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Welcome to the 2023 Market Update for Sarasota real estate market! Today, we'll dive into the latest numbers and trends shaping the housing landscape in this vibrant Florida region. From closed sales and inventory fluctuations to surprising price developments, we'll unpack the intriguing dynamics that make Sarasota a unique and compelling market. Whether you're a northerner, westerner, Floridian, or someone considering a move to this beautiful area, our in-depth analysis will provide valuable insights into the present-day market conditions. So, let's explore the exciting world of Sarasota's real estate.

Understanding Sarasota's Unique Divisions

Sarasota is a captivating blend of diverse neighborhoods with unique charm and influence…

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Big Changes Coming Soon to Sarasota: Revitalized Bayfront Park, New Schools & an Exclusive Neighborhood

Welcome to the vibrant city of Sarasota, where the magic never ceases to astound. Get ready to be swept away by the anticipation of remarkable additions set to elevate the experience of both residents and visitors.

This blog post looks at three exciting things, some are planned, some are under construction, and some are coming soon to Sarasota County. From visionary plans to projects currently under construction, the future of Sarasota is brimming with excitement. Whether you have deep roots in this captivating city, are in the process of building your dream home, or possess a curiosity for all things Sarasota, rest assured that there is…

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7 New Sarasota Neighborhoods That Will Change Waterside Lakewood Ranch Forever

Are you dreaming of a life in the vibrant city of Sarasota but finding it difficult to find an inexpensive property in the sought-after Waterside community? Well, get ready to be pleasantly surprised! Seven new neighborhoods are set to open or have recently debuted in Waterside, offering a range of housing options that won't break the bank. This hidden gem is about to be unearthed, and I'm here to provide you with all the insider information on this best-kept secret.

Waterside has long been known as an upscale destination for those seeking luxury waterfront living. However, with these new additions, potential homebuyers will have more choices. From stylish townhomes…

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Welcome to Shoreview at Lakewood Ranch Waterside

If you're searching for a home that encapsulates the Florida lifestyle, look no further than Shoreview at Waterside Lakewood Ranch. Nestled in Sarasota, Florida, this neighborhood offers a unique blend of coastal design and outdoor living.

Shoreview is one of the first neighborhoods built in Waterside sandwiched between two lakes which account for over 144 acres of property. Featuring over 300 homes, this means most of these properties will have stunning lake views, but the Shoreview amenities expand way beyond the lakes. So let's get a peak inside this Waterside at Lakewood Ranch neighborhood.

The Neighborhood: Shoreview

Location of Shoreview in Waterside

Shoreview is part of…

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I'm thrilled to take you on a virtual tour of what I believe could be the top-selling floor plan of The Alcove at Waterside - the Carlotta 2. 

If you don't know what The Alcove at Waterside is then check out my other recent blog & video about it.

The Alcove is unique, private offering inside Waterside with only 47 homes around Blue Heron Lake with direct access to the lake.

These 47 homes are semi-custom and built by the renowned Neal Signature homes. Let's check them out:

Location, Location, Location

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Before we dive into the details of the stunning Carlotta 2 model home, let's get our bearings straight.

The Alcove is nestled right in the heart of Waterside, a vibrant area of Lakewood Ranch.

Located just south of University…

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Tour The Alcove at Waterside

Are you looking for a new home in Sarasota? The Alcove at Waterside in Lakewood Ranch may be just what you're looking for. With a prime location in Waterside Lakewood Ranch, 47 semi-custom lakefront homes, and unique community features, The Alcove is a unique offering by Waterside if you're looking for privacy & exclusivity. Let's take a closer look at what The Alcove at Waterside has to offer.

Welcome to The Alcove at Waterside: A Neighborhood Like No Other

I'm excited to introduce you to the newest gem of Waterside Lakewood Ranch: The Alcove at Waterside which opened its doors in May 2023. This community is the first of many in the new phase of Waterside. This stunning neighborhood that blends nature, luxury,…

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Waterside Place Lakewood Ranch

There’s a lot of buzz about Waterside Place. Waterside Place opened in 2020. Its popularity and hype hasn’t faded since opening; rather, it has become more of a hotspot as expansion has increased. I think Waterside is going to be a permanent place of entertainment, a true hub for the East Sarasota community… and it’s only getting started. 

Lakewood Ranch loves a good community get together. I mean, Lakewood Ranch has been designed around this principle. With schools, shopping, dining, businesses, and community intertwined amongst its real estate; Lakewood Ranch has remained a popular residential area since its beginnings. The opening of the Waterside area will be no exception. Waterside Place is considered the town…

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida is a master-planned community located in Manatee and Sarasota counties in southwest Florida. With its beautiful natural landscapes, world-class amenities, and rich cultural offerings, Lakewood Ranch is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after destinations for both visitors and residents alike.

History of Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch was originally developed in the late 1990s by Schroeder-Manatee Ranch, Inc. (SMR) as a 5,500-acre master-planned community. SMR was founded in the 1920s by the Schroeder and Taylor families and has been a leading land developer in the area for over 90 years.

The development of Lakewood Ranch was guided by a vision to create a vibrant, sustainable community that…

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1. Siesta Key Beach

Visit Siesta Key Beach: Siesta Key Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Sarasota, known for its soft, powdery white sand and crystal clear waters. The beach is free to visit and offers plenty of amenities, including restrooms, showers, and picnic areas. Visitors can swim, sunbathe, or take a walk along the shoreline to enjoy the beautiful views.

Things to do at Siesta Key Beach

1. Relax on the Beach The soft, white sand and clear water make it the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun. With plenty of space and different areas to choose from, visitors can find the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

2. Go Swimming Siesta Key Beach is renowned for its calm and warm water, making it an…

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