+ Janet Bassett travels to Rome to discuss market conditions
Janet Bassett, sales associate with Premier Sotheby’s International Realty’s Longboat Key office, recently traveled to Rome, where she visited the city’s Sotheby’s International Realty office to discuss local market conditions and cross-border marketing between Rome and Florida’s Gulf Coast.
Bassett met with Silvia Ludica, a local expert in Rome who speaks fluent English and has traveled extensively to the United States and Florida, particularly in the past year.
With the European Union debt crisis and weakening euro, Bassett seized the opportunity to present opportunities on Florida’s Gulf Coast to potential European investors, while learning more about potential options available for American investors looking for vacation homes in Italy, according to a prepared statement.
+ October home sales in Sarasota up 24% from last year
The Sarasota Association of Realtors announced that members’ sales were up 24% in October, compared to the same month in 2011.
Members sold 719 properties last October, up from October 2011’ s 577. Pending sales, a good indicator of future closings, were also up, with 954 in October 2012, compared to 772 pending sales in October 2011.
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Sarasota waterfront home sells for $4 million
Sale of a 5,352-square-foot home is the largest on Bird Key since July.
Home in Shoreland Woods sells for $2.3 million
A home in Shoreland Woods tops all transactions in this week's real estate. The Northern Trust Co., trustee, and Katharine Schindler, trustee, of Naples, sold the home at 3336 Old Oak Drive to Douglas and Sharyn Chapman, of Sarasota, for $2.3 million.
The Players Club condo sells for $1.1 million
A condominium in The Players Club tops all transactions in this week’s real estate. Mattson Family LLC and Walter and Geraldine Mattson, of Longboat Key, sold the Unit 505 condominium at 1425 Gulf of Mexico Drive to Lori Brochin, trustee, of Atlanta, for $1.1 million.