Real Estate Market Update for Sarasota, FL
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Welcome to January's Market Update. Let's take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of January. The number of active listings was down 3% from one year earlier and up 4% from the previous month This recent increase reflected a larger selection of homes for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month... was just under 320-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 15% This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 210-thousand dollars. The number of units sold Decreased 3% year-over-year and Decreased 23% month-over-month Fewer sales may be indicating more opportunity for buyers to negotiate better sales terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
Map Information for Sarasota, FL
Area Information for Sarasota, FL
  • Population: 53,151
  • Median Age: 49.39 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 16.49 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 5
  • Recycling Likelihood**: 96
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 3,529/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 2%
  • Closest Airport: Sarasota/bradenton International
  • Closest College: Ringling Sch Of Art And Design
  • Closest Jr. College: Keiser College
  • Median Household Income: $41,356
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 20.18%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.73 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $90,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Gcl Reds (r)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 21%
* Scale from 1-5** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Sarasota, FL
Median Age: 49.39 Married: 33% Number of Households: 23,879 Households with Children: 4,813
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Sarasota, FL

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Tatum Ridge Elementary School 0.8 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Oak Park School 2.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Lakeview Elementary School 2.8 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Sarasota Christian School 2.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Sunnyside Mennonite School 3.1 mi Private K-9 0 0
      Fruitville Elementary School 3.2 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Brentwood Elementary School 3.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 4
      Sarasota Suncoast Academy 3.6 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Prew Academy Of Sarasota 3.6 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      The Newgate-field School 4.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Ashton Elementary School 4.1 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Ascension Lutheran School 4.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Mcintosh Middle School 4.1 mi Public 6-8 4 4
      Julie Rohr Academy 4.2 mi Private 3-8 0 5
      The Gap School 4.2 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Good Shepherd Lutheran School 4.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Sarasota Middle School 4.3 mi Public 6-8 5 4
      Dreams Are Free School At Bishop Nevins Aca 4.3 mi Catholic 1-8 0 5
      St Martha Catholic School 4.3 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      West Florida Christian School 4.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      The Florida Center For Child And Family Developmen 4.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Cardinal Mooney High School 4.6 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Sea Of Strengths Academy 4.6 mi Private 2-5 0 0
      Triad 4.8 mi Public 6-12 0 0
      Out Of Door Academy-upper School 4.8 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      Palm Grove Mennonite School 5.0 mi Private K-12 0 5
      Brickhouse Academy 5.1 mi Private 2-12 0 3
      Sonhaven Preparatory Academy 5.2 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Imagine School At Palmer Ranch 5.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 3 3
      Suncoast Polytechnical High School 5.4 mi Public 9-12 4-5 5
      Sarasota County Technical Institute 5.4 mi Public 11-12 0 0
      Wilkinson Elementary School 5.5 mi Public K-5 3-5 3
      Calvary Chapel School 5.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Incarnation Catholic School 6.0 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Suncoast School For Innovative Studies 6.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 2-5 4
      Goldie Feldman Academy 6.1 mi Private K-8 0 4
      Gocio Elementary School 6.1 mi Public K-5 2-5 3
      Ave Maria University Preparatory School 6.2 mi Catholic K-12 0 0
      Tuttle Elementary School 6.3 mi Public K-5 2 4
      Alta Vista Elementary School 6.3 mi Public K-5 3 2
      The Tabernacle Christian School 6.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Phoenix Academy 6.5 mi Public 8-10 1 0
      Riverview High School 6.6 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Brookside Middle School 6.6 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      Gulf Gate Elementary School 6.6 mi Public K-5 4 5
      Sarasota High School 6.8 mi Public 9-12 3-5 3
      The Achievement Center Of Sarasota 7.0 mi Private 6-12 0 5
      Southside Elementary School 7.1 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      The West Coast School 7.3 mi Private K-12 0 0
      West Coast School Human Dev 7.3 mi Private 1-12 0 0
      Emma E. Booker Elementary School 7.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Phillippi Shores Elementary School 7.3 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Sarasota County Superintendent's Office 7.5 mi Public - 0 0
      Sarasota Virtual School 7.5 mi Public K-12 2-5 0
      Booker Middle School 7.5 mi Public 6-8 2 3
      Waldorf Sarasota 7.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 5
      Sarasota Military Academy 7.8 mi Public 9-12 4 5
      Children First 8.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Sarasota School Of Arts/sciences 8.0 mi Public 6-8 5 4
      Booker High School 8.3 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      Bay Haven School Of Basics Plus 8.9 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Kinnan Elementary School 9.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 5
      Out-of-door Academy 9.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      The New College Child Center 10.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Florine J Abel Elementary School 10.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics 2014
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.