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"For sale by owner."

Selling a home is a big decision that requires careful consideration and planning, and a seasoned realtor can help make the process much easier and more manageable. With years of experience and a deep understanding of the local real estate market, a seasoned realtor can help you get the best outcome for your home sale. This article will explore why you want a seasoned realtor to sell your home and why Walter Group Real Estate is the best choice for those in the Longboat Key area.

Understanding the Real Estate Market

One of the key benefits of working with a seasoned realtor is their in-depth understanding of the local real estate market. A seasoned realtor is aware of the latest trends and can accurately…

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Longtime Michael Saunders & Company Realtors Brokered Both Deals

 SARASOTA, FLA (Dec. 1, 2022) – Two distinctive luxury waterfront properties on Longboat Key set residential sale records in November. A 6,052-square-foot single-family home in an exclusive boating community sold for $10 million, the highest-ever bayfront sale on Longboat Key, and a more than 6,000-square-foot Gulf-front penthouse sold for $8.2 million, becoming the highest-priced beachfront condominium sale on the barrier island.

Janet and Steve Walter of the Walter Group Longboat Key Realtors with Michael Saunders & Company represented the buyers in both sales – a magnificent estate at 550 Harbor Point Road in exclusive Bay Isles Harbor on Longboat Key, 

and a remarkable…

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SRQ Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport Sets Passenger Volume Record

More visitors than ever are enjoying the freedom of traveling to Florida to live, work, and play.  Easing of government imposed lifestyle restrictions throughout Florida create a welcome refuge for Covid weary travelers (Sarasota, FL). Passenger traffic at the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) soared to 277,590 passengers in March 2021, breaking the all-time record of 255,247 passengers for a single month at the airport. Passenger numbers increased 74 percent over the previous month of February; it was was 81 percent higher than the March 2020 level of 153,246.

Florida is open for business.  Call us for help finding your Sarasota Island luxury real estate retreat.  Walter Group Real Estate.  Longboat Key's top real estate team,…

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Pricing Unique Luxury Real Estate Comparables versus Competitives

As realtors, we have a very narrow definition of what constitutes a comparable property. And when we generate a CMA for a prospective client, we carefully comply with the strict REALTOR’s definition. But the comparables for a property are just one factor we use when establishing the price we suggest to market and sell a client’s property - given their desired time frame

There’s another ‘comp’ that is often overlooked when realtors attempt to determine a suggested listing price; COMPetives. At Walter Group, our job as listing agents is to establish a price that will generate offers and sell our client’s property, and Comparables only tell part of the story. The best marketing plan cannot be effective unless considered in the context of the homes…

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With its highbrow culture and low-key seaside charms, Sarasota, on Florida’s Gulf Coast, persuades a choosy Parisian to make it his home-away-from-home

By Alexander Lobrano - Wall Street Journal

Sarasota Beaches Snob Appeal

It’s always given the natives a good chuckle—how, that is, middle-aged Americans, of every generation, fall in love with Sarasota as if they were the first to discover the small Florida city an hour south of Tampa. The best way to understand the reasons for this continuously renewed cycle of affection is to do what I do on nearly every trip to Sarasota: Head for Lido Beach, a 10-minute drive from downtown, at the end of the day.
As the sun sinks into the horizon, hungry pelicans dive into the warm dark-green waters, while the beach’s almost talcum-fine…

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