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BUILT TO PERFECTION! San Remo Estates waterfront home, custom built with every detail focusing on security, technology and luxury. 7,500 sq.ft., 5BR/7BA, 4 car garage, home wi-fi controls, incredible gourmet kitchen, movie theatre and large lanai overlooking the deluxe pool and spa. 160ft of seawall, boat docks, electric lifts and just minutes away to the Gulf. A “one of a kind” must see! $4,495,000 Text T891160 to 85377 for more photos & information

WATERFRONT Just east of US41 on deep Phillippi Creek water, a short ride to the ICW. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, newer pool, completely remodeled. $599,900 Text T839528 to 85377

LAKEWOOD RANCH 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,977 sq.ft., 2 car garage, fenced! $268,900 Text T839520 to 85377

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CRESCENT ARMS ON SIESTA KEY 2BR-2BA, 894sq.ft. Furnished, Beachfront Great rental opportunity $469,000 Text T1604760 to 85377

400 St. Armands Cir Sarasota, FL 34236 5145 Ocean Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34242

SIESTA KEY BAYSIDE TOWNHOUSE 3BR-2.5BA, 1,890sq.ft., 2 Car Garage 3 Levels, Deeded Deep Water Boat Dock Income Opportunity $749,000 Text T961503 to 85377

MARBELLA AT PALMER RANCH 4BR-3BA, 3,025sq.ft., 3 car garage Pool, Spa, Outdoor Kitchen Lakefront, Gated Community $429,000 Text T1605092 to 85377

STONEBRIDGE AT PALMER RANCH 4BR-2BA, 2,249sq.ft. Custom Built, Waterfall Pool Lake View, Southern Exposure $389,000 Text T1702166 to 85377

HARBOR TOWERS ON SIESTA KEY 2BR-2BA, 1,152sq.ft, Turn-Key Pet Friendly, Excellent Amenities Great Rental Opportunity $329,000 Text T1702193 to 85377

BEEKMAN PLACE 3BR-2BA, 1,517sq.ft., 2 car garage Recently Painted, Move in Ready Gated/2 Community Heated Pools $225,000 Text T902412 to 85377

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Crescent Arms Direct Gulf front, full Gulf view! Enjoy the white sands of Siesta Key from this front corner 2br/2ba turnkey furnished condo directly on Crescent Beach. Beachside secluded pool with nearby office & clubhouse. Walk to village for shopping, dining, marina, fishing charter, jet ski rental and much more. Makes an excellent rental property with a full time professional rental manager on premises. Only minutes away from unmatched cultural activities in and around Sarasota. MLS/ID:A3981351 $599,900 Text T1553112 to 85377 for more photos and information.

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SPECTACULAR 5 ACRE ESTATE with over 5900 sq. ft. of living space. An unbelievable find for those who would like to be near the city of Sarasota but with a little extra room to move around. Gated driveway, 2 car garage plus a 40x40 detached 4 car garage with A/C and bath (wow). Resort style heated pool with rock slide, spa and beautiful views out to the lake. Great floor plan with 5 large bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, living room, family room, a formal dining room and a large eat-in kitchen for that chef in the family that likes to cook or entertain! Bonus room, room for office, plenty of storage, sun deck and upgraded landscaping. $925,000 Text T1645307 to 85377 for more info and photos


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WEST OF THE TRAIL! European inspired 5br/4.5ba with pool/spa and beautiful 2 story guest house. Elke Von Oertzen 941-441-7073



VENETIA OF VENICE 3br/2ba pool home with Italian inspired elegance & quality in one of Venice’s finest communities. Elke Von Oertzen 941-441-7073



CALUSA LAKES Lovely 4br/2.5ba Enclave home with a beautiful golf course view! Pamela Strom 941-232-2898


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DOWNTOWN SARASOTA 2br/2ba Bay Plaza condo with breathtaking views of Sarasota Bay, Marina Jacks, Big Pass & Ringling Bridge. Dianne Anderson 941-350-3513

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QUAIL LAKE 4br/3ba pool home overlooks peaceful lake in this delightful community in Venice. Sandi Tresh 941-586-1218



SIESTA KEY Incredible Gulf front views from this fully turnkey furnished 2br/2ba condo. Walk to Siesta Key Village. Paige Hartmann 941-544-6929



NOKOMIS Former model home, tastefully updated 3br/2.5ba with lovely waterfall pool. Ann Keohan 941-441-6867



PALM AIRE Location! Waterfront 3br/2ba pool home on the prestigious Palm Aire golf course. Zack Kaplan 941-321-6796

5 Convenient Office Locations Venice 307 W. Venice Ave., 34285

Osprey 412 S. Tamiami Trail, 34229

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Sarasota 1312 Main St., 34236

500 John Ringling Blvd., 34236

Lakewood Ranch 8215 Nature’s Way, 34202

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SIESTA KEY 2br/2ba free standing villa has been beautifully & totally redone inside. Fabulous location! Paige Hartmann 941-544-6929

ENGLEWOOD Perfect investment property. You can’t beat the price! Good rental history and within minutes to the beach. Cesar Alvarenga 941-232-0395

SARASOTA Move in ready 2br/1ba home with large bonus room & private fenced yard. Close to shopping and beaches. Zack Kaplan 941-321-6796





VENICE VILLA Charming 2br/2ba secured with hurricane shutters, new paint, flooring & plumbing. Maia Morrison 941-266-2049



VENETIAN AT BAY PARK Builder model 4br/2ba home in Ruskin has lots of luxury touches throughout. Many more features. Teresa Witte 941-302-2585




PORT CHARLOTTE Wonderful Gulf Cove 4br/3ba pool home with private community boat ramp on Myakka River. Elke Von Oertzen 941-441-7073

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PALMER RANCH 3br/2ba spacious home with pool and outdoor kitchen in the beautiful gated community of Marbella. Pamela Strom 941-232-2898



NOKOMIS Walk to the beach! 2br/2ba villa in the popular 55+ pet friendly community of Fair Winds. Diane Mahoney 941-275-3298



GULF GATE Nice move in ready 3br/1ba home with fenced yard is in a great location & short drive to Siesta Key. Bryan Guentner 941-929-9090

VENICE PLANTATION Myrtle Trace 3br/2ba villa with panoramic lake view in award winning Plantation Golf and Country Club. Ann Keohan 941-441-6867

VENETIAN AT BAY PARK Move in soon! This charming inventory 3br/2ba home in Ruskin has very nice features. Teresa Witte 941-302-2585





WEST OF THE TRAIL 2 or 3 bedroom pool home with many options and only a 10 minute walk to Siesta Key! Pamela Strom 941-232-2898


VENICE WATERSIDE VILLAGE Pristine 2br/2ba unit with private, peaceful view of pond. Great location! Sandi Tresh 941-586-1218


VENICE GARDENS 3br/2ba updated home with nice private pool on a large corner fenced lot. Maia Morrison 941-266-2049

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FOREST CREEK Beautiful custom Lennar 3br/2.5ba+bonus with salt water pool & spa. Susan Retzke 941-544-5558

ENGLEWOOD Nice open floor plan duplex, each side with 1 car gar. & laundry hook up. Tenant occupied. Cesar Alvarenga 941-232-0395

BARELY LIVED IN! 4br/3ba home in the popular & active adult gated community of Cypress Falls. Joe Hayden 941-321-2964







NORTH PORT Renovated & furnished 2br/1ba is in a quiet area and convenient to shopping, golf and I-75. Diane Mahoney 941-275-3298

VENICE GARDENS Beautifully renovated! 4br/2ba home with low maintenance salt water pool. Maia Morrison 941-266-2049

NORTH PORT Beautiful 3br/2ba well cared for, move in ready, pool home just 5 minutes from I-75. Pamela Caguiat 941-376-0376





VENETIAN AT BAY PARK Move in by Christmas! Beautiful new 3br/2ba home in Ruskin. Convenient location & great schools. Teresa Witte 941-302-2585



VENETIAN AT BAY PARK Quick move in! Builder inventory 3br/2ba home in Ruskin has many luxury touches throughout. Teresa Witte 941-302-2585



WEST OF THE TRAIL 3 parcels, 3 buildings in a great location with great potential! Pamela Strom 941-232-2898


ENGLEWOOD ISLES Fabulous 3br/2ba home with large screened pool & lanai. Great for entertaining! Sandra Adkins-Pertz 941-587-3464


GULF GATE Bright, open, 3br/2ba with fenced yard in desirable neighborhood and only minutes to Siesta Key beach! Bryan Guentner 941-929-9090

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VillageWalk Villa, 1533sq.ft, 2br/2ba/2car, turnkey furnished. $295,000

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Crescent Arms on Siesta Key, 2br/2ba, 894sq.ft., furnished. $469,000

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1350 MAIN Delightful 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo at Downtown s arasota’s most exclusive address. t errific winter residence or great investment opportunity. $490,000 Text T1702129 to 85377 to view more photos

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LAKEWOOD RANCH 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath condo with attached garage overlooks peaceful lake. Pool just around the corner and only a few minutes from schools. a great opportunity for first time buyers or investors. $145,000 Text T1702133 to 85377 to view more photos

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VILLAGeWALK VILLA 1533sf, 2br/2ba/2car, turnkey furnished villa overlooking beautiful park like yard. Superb amenities! $295,000

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The IsLes oN pALmer rANCh 1,911sf, 3br/2ba/2car+den, lakefront, resort style amenities. Never lived in! $379,900

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VILLAGeWALK ToWNhome 1844sf, 4br/3ba/2car, meticulously maintained and upgraded end unit in award winning community. $279,900

VILLAGeWALK CAprI III VILLA 1533sf, 2br/2ba/2car+large den overlooking patio and a beautiful view of the lake! $289,900

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LAKEWOOD RANCH COUNTRY CLUB. 5 bedroom plus den, cul-de-sac home in a popular gated community. Resort style pool, park-like backyard overlooking private reserve. Many upgrades, beautifully appointed. $749,900

THE FOUNDERS CLUB. Beautiful 4br/3.5ba w/over 3700sf overlooking 12th hole. Upgrades include stainless steel appliances, granite countertops. Bonus Room, outdoor kitchen. Turnkey Furnished. $879,900

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SARASOTA. Beautiful 3br/3ba plus den with 3 car garage located in a fantastic neighborhood. Fenced yard. Move in condition. Why pay more for less? Call Gary today for your personal tour. $369,900

SARASOTA. 4br/3ba/3-car garage w/over 3200sf living space in a great location. This beautiful home is loaded with quality upgrades incl. granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors & much more. Shows like a model. $399,900

VENETIAN GOLF & RIVER CLUB, VENICE. Beautifully maintained 3br/2ba ground floor unit overlooking water & golf course. Many quality updates thru out. World Class fitness center w/Har-tru tennis courts, fine dining, 2 pools/spa & boardwalk to the Myakka River. Great location. $190,000

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SARASOTA. Just Listed BANK OWNED. 3 bedroom/2 bath home with over 1900sf living space. Excellent condition and conveniently located. Split floor plan, upgraded kitchen, oversized enclosed patio. Move Right In! $242,000

CASCADES. 3br/2ba home includes 10x25 enclosed Florida Room. Walking distance to clubhouse w/pool, fitness center, Har-tru tennis courts. Excellent condition in a great community. $292,800

NOKOMIS WEST OF TRAIL. Gated subdivision. Spacious 4br/3ba/2car pool home with volume ceilings, open kitchen, new A/C & only 2 miles to the beach! One-year home buyer’s warranty. A must see! $399,900

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NORTH PORT. Gated golf course community. 4br/3ba ranch with in-ground pool overlooking golf course. 3-car garage and over 2500sf living space. $369,000.

NORTH PORT. Just Listed BANK OWNED. 4 bedroom/2 bath ranch located on oversized treed lot. Great location. A great place to spend the season or a lifetime. Why pay rent when you can own for less? $128,500

NORTH PORT. Beautiful 3br/2ba plus office area with over 2,000sf of living space. Upgrades include tile flooring, corian countertop in kitchen & newer appliances. Private backyard backing up to preserve. $152,900

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