Sunday, September 27, 2009

Casey Key Real Estate Update

Casey Key Gated Waterfront EstateCasey Key real estate has been rather quiet until recently as has most high-end properties. As buyers rush into the Sarasota real estate market to scoop up the lower priced listings, the high-end has lagged. In just a few months, Casey Key has seen more buyers as showings and requests for information from our websites are up on this private tropical island located south of Sarasota and north of Venice. Casey Key is one of Sarasota's barrier islands which also include Siesta Key, Bird Key, Lido Key and Longboat Key.

Many celebrities including Stephen King have homes on Casey Key. Visitors, vacationers and buyers of high-end properties come to Casey Key each year to wander its beautiful beaches, collect seashells and sharks teeth and relax. Many of these visitors have been to Casey Key year after year just waiting for an opportunity to purchase a property.

Private Cabana on Casey Key Beach
The Sarasota MLS currently reports a great selection of homes for sale on Casey Key including Gulf to Bay estates offering potential buyers boat docks, cabanas, tennis courts and swimming pools. Property selection is excellent for the luxury real estate buyer.

Casey Key Real Estate Activity

Active Listings: 48

Single Family Homes for Sale: Priced from $999,000 to $14,999,000

Pending Listings: 1

Sales Last Six Months Closed Transactions: 4

Selling Prices Closed in Last Six Months: From $1,075,000-6,200,000

Casey Key real estate favors the buyer at this time. Many of these homes for sale on Casey Key have been on the market for several years. It could be the time for buyers to make offers if they are seriously interested in this exclusive area in Paradise.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Bird Key Real Estate Update - 2009

Bird Key Waterfront HomeBird Key real estate is located between St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota. A boating community where resident yachtsmen navigate deep water canals and open Sarasota Bay. Many homes on Bird Key were built in the 1950s when the neighborhood was developed by Arvida. New owners have been replaced some of the older homes with luxury mansions and others have updated to standards of today’s market luxury home buyers.

Residents of Bird Key are privy to a private yacht club. The Bird Key Yacht Club is a member of the Florida Council of Yacht Club’s and is a great place for residents to socialize and mingle.

Buyers of Bird Key real estate can enjoy privacy in a neighborhood of over 500 homes. Bird Key’s inventory of homes for sale is 38 according to the current Sarasota real estate, MLS stats. The data of pending sales (under contract) and solds from the last six months indicate Bird Key real estate sales have been very active in the last six months. We've seen a general decline in inventory for the Sarasota real estate market.

Bird Key Real Estate Neighborhood Update:

Least Expensive Home: $595,000
Most Expensive Home: $9,990,000
Average Home Price: $2,536,444
Median Home Price: $1,738,500
Under Contract: 10
*Solds: 18

For additional news and information on homes for sale on Bird Key, contact me at 941-544-6467. Our agents regularly assist buyers who are searching for Bird Key homes for sale and has the expertise to guide you to a successful purchase. If you are planning to view homes on Bird Key, please give us some advance notice so we can schedule appointments with other real estate agents and sellers.