Manatee Real Estate

June 9, 2019

Just Listed - 2058 5th Street, Sarasota, FL

Just Listed - Investor/First Time Owner

2058 5th Street, Sarasota, FL2058 5th Street in Sarasota FL Front view from the street

Finding a decent home for under $200,000 in Sarasota City can be a challenge for any first-time homebuyer or investor in today’s market. New to the market is this in-town home that has been freshly updated and ready ...

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June 1, 2016

Sold in Lakewood Ranch at Watercrest

Watercrest Condo Sold in Lakewood Ranch

Watercrest Condominiums for Sale in Lakewood Ranch

Congratulations to John Woodward of Sarasota Real Estate group for his recent sale in Watercrest. A gated, tropical luxury condominium, Watercrest has sought after amenities like under-building parking with private two-car garages and open three bedroom plans with about 1,700 to 2,300 ...

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May 1, 2015

John Woodward on ABC Channel 7 TV

Sarasota Real Estate Group on ABC Channel-7

John Woodward Featured on
Out and About Southwest Florida

When John Woodward was asked to be part of Out and About in Southwest Florida,  it took about two seconds John Woodward, Sarasota Real Estate Broker on ABC7 - Out and Aboutto make the decision.  The opportunity to talk Sarasota real estate to ...

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Dec. 27, 2012

Sarasota Real Estate - Cash Sales Dominate Again

Sarasota Real Estate Sales Mostly Cash

While sales for 2012 look to be on par with the final year of the boom year in 2005, an interesting dynamic has taken hold with respect to financing.  Even with good credit, substantial assets, and lower prices, cash sales are higher than ...

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Sept. 19, 2012

Sarasota Real Estate Market Projections for 2012

Sarasota Real Estate May Beat 2005 Sales

Early Predictions this Year Show Markets Heading Up

We indicated in April our belief the Sarasota real estate market had bottomed based on solid market numbers.  In our report of the “High 5” sales at the time, there was clear movement in ...

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Sept. 18, 2012

Sarasota Foreclosures - August 2012

Sarasota Foreclosure Sales Rise in August

Sarasota and Manatee Foreclosures for August 2012Sarasota - August 2012 saw a modest uptick in foreclosure and short sale closings.  Initial foreclosure filings have dropped by over 20% month over month.   Looking back through the past couple of years, there has been at least 200 more filings than sales ...

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July 13, 2012

Is it Home Sweet Home or an Investment?

Beach Condos and Cash Flow

Deciding on a Sarasota Beach Condo should include rentabilityThis recent real estate plunge has offered some unbelievable buying opportunities for beach condos like those found on Longboat and Siesta Key.  Let’s face it, the prospect of owning a condo on the gulf coast in the Florida sun at today’s price levels is ...

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July 13, 2012

Just Listed 4410 Little John Trail - Sarasota, FL

4410 Little John

This property has been sold. 
There are more homes just like this for sale near Sherwood Forest in Sarasota.

 

John Woodward announces his newest listing in Sarasota at 4410 Little John Trail in Sherwood Forest.

JUST REDUCED to $214,900!

This is a 1,952 square foot impeccably ...

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May 27, 2012

Is it time to Buy a Home in Sarasota?

Is Now the Time to Buy a Home in FloridaMay 27, 2012 - Sarasota, FL - There are a lot of industry reports saying that now is the time to buy.   Most times I have looked on some of those suggestions with a degree of pessimism.  I understand why these reports generally have a positive spin on given set ...

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March 13, 2012

Short Sales - Worth the Wait?

The Sarasota Short Sale

Florida Short Sale Contract

Last month I had an offer on one of my Sarasota listings that came in at about 80% of asking.  Now, I don’t blame buyers for coming in with low offers on listed properties.  It’s just the nature of what a buyer will do ...

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