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Archive for April, 2008

04/30/2008

Best Bargains

Yes, you can—afford one of these houses, that is.   By Robert Plunket     Prudential Palms held a special “affordable housing” open house marathon on Saturday – more than 50 properties all under $300,000. Some were cheap and nice; others were just cheap. Here are three of the top buys.    Above, exterior and kitchen […]

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04/23/2008

Oldies But Goodies

Two gems in one of Sarasota’s best neighborhoods—McClellan Park/Southside Village.   By Robert Plunket   Neighborhoods count for a lot in real estate. In a premium neighborhood, there is a vibe in the air that says this place is nicer than the others. The trees are taller, the sun a little brighter. Generations of a […]

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04/16/2008

How Did We Do?

How our two houses fared, plus rethinking Spanish Med.   By Robert Plunket   Well, the auction is history. It wasn’t too bad. Lots of energy, lots of bidding. But most important—how did our two houses do?     2958 Bay Street   First of all, the mid-century modern on Bay Street. We said it would […]

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04/9/2008

Daily Double

How these two houses fare at this week’s auction may paint a picture of the market.   By Robert Plunket   Well, it’s auction time again. On Friday SKY Sotheby’s will conduct their latest auction of luxury properties at the Longboat Key Club, and after all the confusion of the last auction in November, the […]

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04/2/2008

Cottage Cozy

These two represent the best of the breed.   If you love cute little remodeled cottages, here are two of the best currently on the market. There are both cozy (about 1,000 square feet), affordable, and very well updated. Plus the locations can’t be beat.     2400 Browning St.   Let’s start with 2400 […]

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