Osprey, FL Real Estate News

By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Osprey FL Real Estate Market Reports – November 2012   For the month of November 2012, OspreyFlorida real estate market reports show that 45 residential properties were listed for sale, 29 single family homes, 14 condos and 2 manufactured homes.      To view current single family homes for sale in Osprey Florida        The highest price single family home sold was listed for $1,090,000. It has 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths, 2 half baths, 3 car garage, 5922/8086 square feet, and was built in 1990. It has lakefront and golf course views and is located in The Oaks.   $142.58       The average dollar per SF      290             The average days on market $471,993     The average sold price     $107,000     The lowest sold price $940,000     The highest sold price            15               Numb...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Holly Days Celebration at Historic Spanish Point Osprey FL Come, enjoy the festive holiday decorations of lights and create new memories with your family and friends during the old Florida way of Christmas Holly Days Celebration at Historic Spanish Point Osprey FL. Address is 337 N. Tamiami Trail, Osprey FL 34229 with 30 acres of nature trails, sunken garden and pergola, and historic buildings of Mrs. Bertha Palmer on Little Sarasota Bay. It opens daily from Monday to Saturday starting at 9:00am – 5:00pm, and on Sunday from 12noon – 5:00pm Admission fees for adult is $10, Senior discount is $1 off standard $10, Children age 5 – 12 is $5,  members are free and their guests just have to pay half price -  $5.  To receive $2 discount click here. For those who love to cook, you may want to a...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Osprey FL Market Report Zip Code 34229 – October 2012   Real estate market report zip code 34229 for homes in Osprey FL will provide you a good over view of how homes for sale performed during October 2012 and are as follows:   To view single family homes for sale in Osprey FL zip code 34229 and the market report:     Total properties sold = 11   Total properties listed = 28 Total properties pending = 7 Median sold price per square foot = $132.39 Median sold price = $220,000 Median listing price = $259,900   Median days on market = 58 Median sales price to list price ratio = 92%   Compared to the October 2011 Osprey market report, the median sold price was 40.30% down from $368,500 to $220,000 in October 2012. Compared to September 2012 $305,000 it went down 27.86 %           To see con...
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By William True, Sarasota Real Estate
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
Southbay Yacht and Racquet Club The waterfront community of Southbay Yacht and Racquet Club in Osprey is a remarkable community between Venice and Sarasota, Florida. Consisting of under 400 homes, most of which boast stunning waterfront views, it is not hard to see why anyone would be happy to call Southbay home.     Residents of Southbay have access to walking trails, a deep-water marina, clubhouse, a fitness center, swimming pool and tennis courts. With its convenient location being where it is between Venice and Sarasota, Southbay is only a short drive from all the entertainment both Venice Island and downtown Sarasota have to offer.   Check out this video about Southbay now to see for yourself how it is truly possible to have the best of both worlds!  
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Osprey FL Market Report Zip Code 34229 – September 2012   Real estate market report zip code 34229 for homes in Osprey FL will provide you a good over view of how homes for sale performed during September 2012 and are as follows:   To view single family homes for sale in Osprey FL zip code 34229 and the market report:       Total properties sold = 11   Total properties listed = 12 Total properties pending = 34 Median sold price per square foot = $148.60 Median sold price = $305,000 Median listing price = $329,900   Median days on market = 45 Median sales price to list price ratio = 93%   Compared to the September 2011 Osprey market report, the median sold price was 31.84% down from $447,500 to $305,000 in September 2012.                                 To see condo for sale in Osprey FL...
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By William True, Sarasota Real Estate
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
Willowbend - A Community That Embraces The Beauty of Nature   Located in Osprey, Florida—only ten short miles from the entertainment and relaxation offered by downtown Sarasota—is the nature filled subdivision of Willowbend. This deed-restricted subdivision offers many single-family homes in close proximity not only to the famous Legacy Trail, camping, bird watching, canoeing and fishing spots but also to a variety of different shops and restaurants.      Curious about the education offered close by? No problem. Willowbend is located in the Sarasota County school district with schools like Pineview, Suncoast Polytechnical High School, Laurel Nokomis Elementary & Middle School and Venice High School close by. Higher education opportunities include Sarasota County Tehnical Institute, Stat...
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By The Keith Kropp and Wayne Rogers Team, Nowhere But Here
(Michael Saunders & Company)
Explore Historic Spanish Point In Osprey, FL.  Historic Spanish Point is a 30-acre peninsula on Little Sarasota Bay with a rich history going back at least five thousand years.  You begin your experience at the Historic Spanish Point Visitors Center at the Osprey School, the fully-restored school house built between 1926 to 1928.  There you will be able to view a ten minute orientation film about the site.  The Visitors Center also houses administration offices and a Museum Store. You then drive to a parking area and are free to explore the grounds on foot via crushed shell pathways and footbridges.  You will be surrounded by lush tropical foliage, stunning water vistas, several vast gardens and a variety of historical buildings and archaeological treasures.  The property was purchased...
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By William True, Sarasota Real Estate
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
The Oaks Preserve - Resort Style Living At Its Finest   The Oaks Preserve is one of three prominent communities in the Oaks. The Oaks is located in Osprey, Florida (just south of Sarasota) and boasts unbelievable views of the Intercoastal and Gulf of Mexico, private pools, fitness center, two championship golf courses, 12 Har Tru tennis courts and more! The Oaks Preserve is also only minutes from plentiful shopping and dining, Nokomis Beach and world-famous Siesta Key Public Beach.     You are sure to fall in love with the maintenance free and modest homes of The Oaks Preserve. These homes were built in the late 90’s  through the early 2000’s and range from 2,000 to 2,500 square feet.    Check out The Oaks Preserve video really get a feel for what it is like to be a part of The Oaks com...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Osprey FL Market Report Zip Code 34229 – August 2012   Real estate market report zip code 34229 for homes in Osprey FL will provide you a good over view of how homes for sale performed during August 2012 and are as follows:   To view single family homes for sale in Osprey FL zip code 34229 and the market report:       Total properties sold = 11   Total properties listed = 13 Total properties pending = 2 Median sold price per square foot = $138.82 Median sold price = $321,000 Median listing price = $339,900   Median days on market = 123 Median sales price to list price ratio = 93%   Compared to the August 2011 Osprey market report, the median sold price was 3.42% up from $310,000 to $321,000 in August 2012.                                                         To see condo for sale in ...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
 Now and Then Series 1     Hammer       Knife         Recent Posts:     Nokomis FL Real Estate Market Reports – August 2012   Friday’s Fotos – Cloudy Day    Free Health and Wellness Fair in North Port FL   North Port FL last 3 years Real Estate Market Report for 8/2012   Kweeh Wordless Wednesday 9/19/2012 –Bird Brain Boat Captain   Fishermen’s Village Ponce De Leon Festival in Punta Gorda FL Speechless Sunday 9/16/2012 – Thanksgiving Dinner Meets Easter Brunch  Willow Springs at East Village Association in Venice FL 34293  Englewood FL Real Estate Market Reports - August 2012  Free Concert by the Bird Street Players at Van Wezel Sarasota FL     Kweeh Speechless Sunday 9/23/2012 – Now and Then Series 1   If you enjoy my post, subscribe to it and share it with others.   Have a marvelous S...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Osprey FL Market Report Zip Code 34229 – July 2012   Real estate market report zip code 34229 for homes in Osprey FL will provide you a good over view of how homes for sale performed during July 2012 and are as follows:   Osprey FL single family homes for sale in zip code 34229 and the market report:       Total properties sold = 15   Total properties listed = 20 Average sold price per square foot = $165.62 Average sold price = $492,567 Average listing price = $552,173   Average days on market = 157 Average sales price to list price ratio = 92%   Compared to the July 2011 Osprey market report, the average sold price was 3.74% down from $511,713 to $492,567 in July 2012.               Osprey FL condo for sale in zip code 34229 and the market report:         Total properties sold = 2  Tot...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Osprey FL Real Estate Market Reports – June 2012   For the month of June 2012, Osprey Florida real estate market reports show that 24 residential properties were listed for sale, 18 single family homes, 4 condos, and 1 manufactured home.    View current MLS listings in Osprey Florida     Boater delight bay front single familyhome for sale. 5 bedroom 5 bath 3 car garage 5090/8100 square feet built in 2001     Call 941-716-3090 for a personal tour.      Maintenance free living Condo for sale 2 bedroom 2 1 carport. 1325/ 1483 square feet built in 1979                         Osprey FL Real Estate Market Reports – June 2012 show that The average sold price was 5.5% down from May 2012 and was 43.3% down from June 2011    Overall the number of units sold was 9.1% up from May 2012 and 26.3%   ...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
        Recent Posts:   Venice Gardens Venice FL – Voluntary Homeowners Association   The Waterfront on Venice Island Condominiums Venice FL   Sandalwood Park Venice FL – 55+ Mobile Home Community   Kweeh Wordless Wednesday 6/27/2012 - Truth in Advertising?   Which Mobile Device Allows Me to Remain on the Go? My Answer - IPhone.   Pinebrook Venice FL   Kweeh Speechless Sunday 6/24/2012 - Truth in Advertising       Kweeh Speechless Sunday 7/1/2012– Tree Tumor?       Buying or selling your home in Osprey and the surrounding area, contact Osprey REALTOR®.  Kwee can assist you every step of the way, while keeping your best interests at heart.  
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
    Recent Posts:         Summer Fun and Sun Safety in Venice Florida       Top Level Domain –Latest News  from  National Association of REALTORS®       Englewood FL Market Report Zip  Code 34223 – May 2012  Facts About Fathers  Things to Do on Father’s Day in Venice FL and the Surrounding Area       Venice FL Real Estate Market Reports – May 2012       Kweeh Speechless Sunday 6/10/2012– The Best Happy Hours         Kweeh Speechless Sunday 6/17/2012– Name The Picture     Buying or selling your home in Venice and the surrounding area, contact Venice REALTOR®.  Kwee can assist you every step of the way, while keeping your best interests at heart.
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Osprey FL Real Estate Market Reports – April 2012  For the month of April 2012, Osprey Florida real estate market reports show that 22 properties were listed for sale, 5 bank owned, 0 short sale and 17 regular resale.  5 out of the 22 properties went under contract (pending) and 18 properties were sold – 3 bank owned, 2 short sale and 13 regular resale.   The price depends on the location, size of land, pool & condition of the house (handyman, move in condition, kind of floor, updated kitchen/bathroom, air-conditioner, type & age of roof, etc.)   Comparing the Real Estate Market report in Osprey FL for the months of April 2011 and April 2012, the average sold price was 23.49% up in 2012.                                                                          April 2011        April 201...
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By William True, Sarasota Real Estate
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
The Oaks Club, an exquisite golf community in Osprey, just South of Sarasota, Florida, offers waterfront homes, luxury condos, elegant townhomes, and more in atmosphere of natural beauty, tranquility and charm.  Sitting on one thousand majestic acres in Sarasota County, Florida, The Oaks offers waterways, wildlife and views of Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Waterfront estates, high-rise luxury condominiums, townhouses, golf course homes, and maintenance-free villas are all part of The Oaks Club, which offers three distinct real estate communities: The Oaks Clubside (on 2 championship golf courses); The Oaks Bayside and The Preserve (which both overlook Sarasota Bay). Real estate amenities include: private security gate with 24-hour guard service; twelve HAR-TRU® tennis courts and...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
  Summer Fun in the Sun While the Business Still Runs!   This is an entry for the Positive Attitude for the Weary Soul Group Contest! | Fun in the Sun While the Business Still Runs! Join in on the Challenge!   I love being a REALTOR®, and I also like vacationing to see places, relax and spending time with my family -yet my real estate business still runs.   The best thing about real estate is that you may handle your business- answer your phone, respond to email and write an offer while you are on vacation. And nobody knows it unless you tell them.   On Mother’s Day weekend May 13, 2012, we (Andy-husband, Dean- brother in law and Holly-his wife, Deb-sister in law) revisited our first - family outing place in 1996 - Historic Spanish Pointe in Osprey Florida.   Summer Fun in the Sun  Now ...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
         Recent posts:   April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month Friday’s Fotos – Arbor Day – Cabbage Palm Kweeh Wordless Wednesday 4/25/2012 – 1st Customer from Activerain Met Face to Face Kweeh Wordless Wednesday 4/25/2012 – The Power of BBQ   North Port FL Real Estate Market Reports – March 2012   Nationwide Open House Weekend – April 28 – 29th, 2012     Kweeh Speechless Sunday 4/29/2012– Green Water Turns White?      Buying or selling your home in Osprey and the surrounding area, contact Osprey REALTOR®.  Kwee can assist you every step of the way, while keeping your best interests at heart.   
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
  Osprey FL Real Estate Market Reports – March 2012    Real estate market reports for Single family homes in Osprey FL for the month of March are as follows:   Active   15 Bank owned 0, Short Sale 1, Regular resale 14   Pending 6 Bank owned 2, Short sale 0, Regular resale 4   Sold 16 Bank owned 2, Short sale 3, Regular resale 11   Compared to March 2011 the single family home average sold price was 2.54% down in March 2012.                                               March 2012      March 2011   The average sold price                           $   462,997                     $  475,053 The lowest sold price                             $     57,300                     $    91,000 The highest sold price                            $1,900,000                     $1,051,000 Number of Prope...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
  The State Tree of both Florida and South Carolina is the Cabbage Palm (Sabal Palmetto). It is native to Florida, cold hardy, drought tolerant, and requires little or no maintenance after becoming thoroughly established. It has a mature height of about 90 feet, with a heavy trunk about 2 feet diameter.   Cabbage Palm Trees   Fan shaped leaves      Friday’s Fotos – Arbor Day – State Tree of both Florida and South Carolina    Buying or selling your home in Venice and the surrounding area, contact Venice REALTOR®. Kwee can assist you every step of the way, while keeping your best interests at heart.   
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