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Archive for 2008

12/24/2008

The Wright Stuff

From Sarasota, it’s an easy trip to see the amazing architecture at Florida Southern College.   By Robert Plunket Click here to see our Real Estate Junkie discuss local Frank Lloyd Wright architecture on TV. If you have friends and relatives visiting this week, or just have a little time off for yourself, here’s a […]

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12/17/2008

Go, Granny, Go

Sarasota’s remodeled ranches are not your grandmother’s house.   By Robert Plunket   Click here to see our Real Estate Junkie discuss granny ranches on TV. It used to be bungalows, but the latest thing in old houses is now the “granny ranch.” So named because chances are your grandmother lived in one, they are […]

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12/10/2008

Ultimate High

Inside what may be Sarasota’s most spectacular penthouse.   By Robert Plunket   Click here to see our Real Estate Junkie discuss Sarasota’s ultimate penthouse on TV. Since we’re getting to the season of office parties and nipping the eggnog at your desk when you think the boss isn’t looking, let’s have some fun today […]

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11/26/2008

Gated Splendor

Sarasota’s Concession may be the last of our ultra-luxury golf communities, and it is designed to impress.   By Robert Plunket Click here to see our Real Estate Junkie discussing the Concession on TV.    The Concession maybe well be Sarasota’s most elaborate gated community, with a golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus and Tony […]

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11/19/2008

Steal This House!

Great bargains on the Sarasota real estate market.   By Robert Plunket   Click here to see our Real Estate Junkie describe these bargains on TV.    4311 Bell Ave.     I came across this house Sunday while checking out some open houses and almost didn’t go in. From the outside it’s nice but […]

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11/12/2008

Homes on the Ranch

From low to high on Lakewood Ranch’s Tour of Homes.   By Robert Plunket Click here to see our Real Estate Junkie discuss Lakewood Ranch on TV.   Lakewood Ranch is the largest and most successful planned community in the area, and over the past 10 or 12 years it has become a real part of […]

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11/5/2008

Small Wonders

Florida’s vintage travel trailers are miracles of architecture.   By Robert Plunket   I went to BungalowFest in St Pete on Saturday, and while the old houses were very nice, the hit of the day were the vintage travel trailers. They had about six of them, from the 1940s through the ‘60s, and people were […]

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10/29/2008

Homes of Their Own

We’ve all heard of Habitat for Humanity, but what are the houses like? What do they cost? Am I eligible? Do I want to volunteer? And where’s their thrift shop? Click here to see our Real Estate Junkie discuss Habitat for Humanity on TV.  First of all, in keeping with the organization’s philosophy of building simple, low-cost […]

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10/22/2008

Terrific Terra Ceia

There’s still a trace of Old Florida in this island town. By Robert Plunket Click here to see our Real Estate Junkie on TV discussing terrific Terra Ceia.  Old rural Florida is getting harder and harder to find, but there is still a beautiful piece of it up in Terra Ceia. Located just north of Palmetto and […]

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10/15/2008

Road Trip!

Sarasota has a lot in common with Charleston—but our real estate is totally different.   By Robert Plunket Click here to see our Real Estate Junkie talk Charleston on TV.   If you like old houses, the one place in the United States you must visit is Charleston, South Carolina. It has the best collection […]

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