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Most Important Things to Do Before and After Closing

Sarasota homesSearching for a new place out of all the Sarasota homes for sale can be quite stressful. To do it properly can potentially take several months! Between offers and counter offers, inspections, and long, sleepless nights of decision-making, finally finding your dream home can feel like a huge weight being lifted off your poor shoulders. 

Unfortunately, just because you've found your new residence doesn't mean you can relax just yet. There are a few things you'll need to do before you actually move into your new Sarasota real estate investment. The key to making this as easy as possible is planning...

December Sarasota Real Estate Market Report

Sarasota real estate market reportThe Sarasota Association of Realtors just recently concluded after their December reports that 2012 has been their fourth highest year concerning sales in their ninety years of business. The estimated amount was calculated to be about 9,169 sales that year. According to their overall reports, sales have been considered to be at 9,697 back in 2003, as well as 11,267 in 2004 (this was their all time high in sales volume) as well as 10,562 in 2005.

In the month of December of 2012, they estimated to sell about 828 properties, which was a fair increase as opposed to their 764 sales back in November. In December 2011, they were only able to sell 644 units. As such, 2012 seemed to have been a promising year for the...