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blueticketz, Home Buyer in Grand Rapids, MI
blueticketz answered:
Does anyone know if there have been studies that determine whether or not placing big box stores next to single residential homes reduces home values?
Commercial doesn't affect real estate. Types of crime, availability of high paying jobs, and social calm all effect sale price. Not all dollar generals are put in poor parts of town. If ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 27, 2013 Quality of Life in North Port
Eric Edwing, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Eric Edwing answered:
is venice fl a good place to raise children? is this strictly a retirement community? does this have a small town feel?
Garrett, All the answer below are very accurate. I've raised my kids from 1st grade on up and they are in HS now. The great thing about the Sarasota school system is that while u ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 13, 2011 Quality of Life in Venice
Jim Soda 941…, Real Estate Pro in Lakewood Ranch, FL
Jim Soda 941.809.7759 answered:
How important is the look of a clubhouse in a 55 community?
The Clubhouse is very important but also the activities and the management association affiliated with the community. Asking some of the residents is also good way to find out about a c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 30, 2011 Quality of Life in Sarasota
David Barr, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
David Barr answered:
We are Canadians, looking for a condo/villas in a safe area in Sarasota on or close to a golf course. What?
Dear Cszabo:

If I were representing you as a buyer's agent, I would recommend the Palmer Ranch area of Sarasota. Palmer Ranch offers a variety of property styles, including con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 17, 2010 Quality of Life in Sarasota
Good Modern, Other/Just Looking in Sarasota, FL
Good Modern answered:
Which is best? A new City Park or Subdivision for Sarasota's Indian Beach Neighborhood?
Martie,
Thanks for the great news. I am glad Sarasota County has decided to build a park in Indian Beach - it is a splendid move.
1 vote Share Flag Sun Aug 1, 2010 Quality of Life in Sarasota
Mark, Home Buyer in Glastonbury, CT
Mark answered:
I apologize in advance for this broad question. I have partially retired and would like to buy a condo in
Thanks to everyone for the information. i am currently living in Dubai, but am returning to the USA later this summer. I will plan to take a trip to Florida in late September and make ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 11, 2009 Quality of Life in Sarasota
David Levent…, Real Estate Pro in Longboat Key, FL
David Leventhal and Wendy Leventhal answered:
cape coral vs. sarasota. Can you tell me the best & worst of each area?
Debra
can not compare at allexcept for the fact that they are on the same side of the florida on the gulf of mexico. you are talking a differerence of about 2 hrs. So it is like compar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 11, 2009 Quality of Life in Sarasota
David Levent…, Real Estate Pro in Longboat Key, FL
David Leventhal and Wendy Leventhal answered:
What is university park like?
Sue
University park is a community within itself. consisting of homes, villas, townehomes, and condo, has a great semi-private golf course, a fantastic clubhouse with a restaurant, te ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 11, 2009 Quality of Life in Sarasota
Gloria Cervo…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Gloria Cervoni answered:
Which are the bohemian neighborhoods in Sarasota right now...the areas where struggling artists and the like
Burns Court in Sarasota ....of course!!!!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 8, 2009 Quality of Life in Sarasota
Shannon Moore…, Real Estate Pro in Boca Grande, FL
Shannon Moore & answered:
We are interested in relocating from Chicago to southwest Florida. Which towns should I be looking at?
Hello Eileen!

While you're right about there not being LOADS to do in Venice, it does have it's perks. I am not who told you that Sarasota would be "too expensive", but I think that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 12, 2009 Quality of Life in Sarasota County
Ronnie, Other/Just Looking in Sarasota County, FL
Ronnie answered:
Is Sarasota good for families with children?
I'll be spending the month of July in Sarasota with my 13 yr. old daughter. I would like to involve her in a summer program - tennis, golf, or drama. Are you aware of any programs tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 11, 2009 Quality of Life in Sarasota
David Levent…, Real Estate Pro in Longboat Key, FL
David Leventhal and Wendy Leventhal answered:
Which web based tools can I use to help me find a suitable community to buy in, in the Sarasota county area?
Mike
look in snead Island 34221 area code. trust me you'll love it! private island of only about 500 people
David
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 8, 2009 Quality of Life in Sarasota
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Do I want to buy a home in North Port, FL?
Mike,

We would be happy to provide you with sample properties for North Port with no obligations. If you are a serious buyer, it's probably time to start collecting more specific in ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Jun 29, 2008 Quality of Life in North Port
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