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Oct. 31, 2014

Canal Home Sold by John Woodward

Luxury Waterfront Home

Canal Front Home sold by John WoodwardCongratulations to John Woodward of Sarasota Real Estate Group for his recent sale of this wonderful canal front home.  It’s just a quick zip out to the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico where the buyer antCanal Front Home sold by John Woodward Sarasota Real Estate Groupicipates many sun set cruises and days spent fishing.  This pool home features

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Oct. 29, 2014

Pool Side Chat - Virtual Tours vs. Video

John talks about the advantage of having video of your home as part of an overall marking strategy.  While most agents rely

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Oct. 20, 2014

Sold on Longboat Key by John Woodward

Sold on Longboat Key, Florida

Congratulations to John Woodward of Sarasota Real Estate Group for his recent sale at Islands West on Longboat Key located at 2525 Gulf of Mexico Drive.

Islands West on Longboat KeyJohn’s advice was to contract before the fall so as to not get caught up in competition with other buyers that traditionally enter the market this time of year.  The savvy buyer agreed and sprang into action before the snowbirds descended onto our area.   That turned out to be a good move and netted the new owners the lowest priced unit sold in Islands West over the past six months.  Smart, very smart.

Islands West on Longboat Key, FL

Islands West is an affordable, gulf side, pet friendly condominium on Longboat Key.  Situated mid-Key, residents can

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July 24, 2014

Just Listed 3566 Founders Club by John Woodward

For Sale - 3566 Founders Club Drive

Listed by John Woodward

October 1st, 2014 Update
The lowest priced home in The Founders Club just got $54,000+ Cheaper.
Now offered at $895,000!

This Lee 3566 Founders Club, Sarasota FL - FrontWetherington built home is the lowest priced home on the market in the Founders Club today.  An open and spacious Florida split bedroom plan with four bedrooms and three full baths plus a den and upstairs bonus room are all situated within the 3,314 square foot residence.  This modern design flows effortlessly between both the indoor and outdoor spaces flowing effortlessly between the two.   Features include formal living and dining room, a spacious kitchen and family room, and a kitchen nook overlooking the pool.

A lot more views of this home!
Make Sure you take a look at the video!

Granite counter tops, a si

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July 22, 2014

Sold by John Woodward - 2454 Gold Oak Ct Sarasota

Sold in Colonial Oaks

2454 Gold Oak Ct, Sarasota, FL 34232

                                     NOW UNDER CONTACT!

2454 Gold Oak Ct located in Colonial Oaks, Sarasota, FL



The Sarasota Real Estate market continues to show strength and there are few opportunities to buy at the lowest price in the neighborhood today.  Here is the chance!  This home boasts a pool, a quiet cul-de-sac location with a view out the back that doesn't include looking directly into the back of another homeowner's home.

With two-bedrooms and two-full baths, this great room plan residence is perfect for the first time home-buyer or the budget minded homeowner. Features include high ceilings, an efficient kitchen and breakfast nook along with a formal dining room.  Loads of low maintenance tile is throughout.  The large master has a walk-in closet and opens to the lanai and pool deck.

Priced the lowest in the neighborhood at

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June 23, 2014

Luxury Sarasota Condo Sold by John Woodward

Sold by John Woodward

Renaissance Luxury Penthouse

Renaissance Sarasota EntryJohn Woodward just sold another luxury property in Sarasota.  This time it is a Penthouse residence located at the Renaissance.  Situated just north of Fruitville Road at 750 N. Tamiami Trail, the Renaissance is probably one of the most under-rated buildings in town.  A newer building with all the modern amenities like a fitness center, Olympic size pool, a business center, a grand entertaining/part room, secure parking and guest suites along with the opportunity to have full bay views would cause any buyer to believe prices would be well

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June 17, 2014

Just Listed in Mirror Lake by Paul Adams

New Listing in Mirror Lake

3411 59th Ave BradentonWe just put this great 2 bedroom corner unit condo on the market in Bradenton, FL for an super amazing price of $80,000. The unit is nicely upgraded and ready to go! It is conveniently located just steps away from the world famous IMG entrance. For those who are not familiar with IMG it used to be called the Nick Bolletieri Tennis Academy. Nick still coaches full time every day if he is not on the road and is known for working with top players such as Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Monica Seles. I personally

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June 2, 2014

Sold on Siesta Key - The Terrace at 5400 Ocean Blvd

Sold for $1.1million on Siesta Key

John Woodward Sells another Luxury Beach Front Property

Located in Siesta Key Village is the uber Luxurious Condo...The TerraceJohn Woodward of Sarasota Real Estate Group  just sold this magnificent gulf front condominium in The Terrace building on Siesta Key for

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April 2, 2014

Sarasota Real Estate Market Update - First Quarter 2014

Sarasota Real Estate Market Update - 2014 Q1

The Sarasota Real Estate market continues to show strength in total units sold, average price per squAnnual Trend of the Sarasota Real Estate Market 2004-2013are foot and average sale price.  Market time is tightening for non-bank involved sales and the list price to sales price ratio is improving.  Annual levels are at almost record levels and the shorter term is looking quite healthy as well.

Unit Sales – Q1 2013 vs. 2014

Overall unit sales were flat as compared to Q1 of 2013 but are showing a shift away from short sales.  The underlying make up of total unit sales show significant improvement in non-bank sales which are making up the decrease in short sales.  What we started to pick up in the 2013 end of year report was the almost two-thirds drop in closed short sales.   We view this as a signal that distressed properties are having less impact in the overall market.  We believe that sellers may be less inclined to short sale their homes due to the expiration of the deficiency waivers allowed for underwater home owners.

Foreclosure sales increased by

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March 27, 2014

Listed and Sold in Sarasota by John Woodward

Listed and Sold by John Woodward

Occasionally real estate professionals are confronted with a unique property where compView of Lake Mystic in Sarasota, FLs don’t exist or recent neighborhood sales are of little use.  This is where agent experience and patience can pay off for the ultimate win-win situation as was the case here with the sale of

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