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It’s official: Sarasota and Manatee Realtors associations merge Sep16

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By John Hielscher, Sarasota Herald-Tribune Members of the Sarasota and Manatee associations of Realtors voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to merge their organizations. The two real estate trade groups will combine their more than 5,200 agents and 489 affiliate members into the new Suncoast Realtor...

Toale Brothers buys Ewing Funeral Home Jul31

Toale Brothers buys ...

Bradenton Herald Toale Brothers Funeral Homes & Crematory has purchased Ewing Funeral Home in Venice, bringing its total number of locations to four in Bradenton, Sarasota and Venice. Previous owner George Kalbfleisch will continue to serve as the location’s licensed funeral...

New auction house goes high tech Jul24

New auction house go...

Sarasota Herald-Tribune A Sarasota business is taking auctions to the big screen. The first sale will be Saturday at Sarasota Estate Auction, which the company describes as a “high-end, online, live auction house.” The 7,000-square-foot space in a shopping center at University...

Ponzi schemers’ Sarasota mansion sold Jul17

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By John Hielscher, Sarasota Herald-Tribune SARASOTA – A bayfront mansion formerly owned by Sarasota Ponzi schemers John and Marian Morgan has sold for $3.2 million. The Morgans paid $5.2 million in 2006 for the then-new, 7,500-square-foot home with money from Morgan European...

Fifth Third sells foreclosed waterfront mansion in Sarasota Jul16

Fifth Third sells fo...

By Ashley Gurbal Kritzer, Tampa Bay Business Journal Fifth Third Bank has sold a waterfront mansion in Sarasota that it foreclosed on earlier this year. Brent and Megan Bogart paid $3.2 million for the 6,500-square-foot home in the Coral Cove community on Sarasota Bay. The sale, which closed...

Summer Cove on Siesta Key Jun28

Summer Cove on Siest...

By Chris Angermann, Sarasota Herald-Tribune Not only is Summer Cove one of the most attractive luxury condo complexes on Siesta Key, but also it has one of the most beautiful clubhouses in the region. Nestled in a pocket of pristine Florida jungle, the building was built as a restaurant that...

Title company joins law firm Jun18

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune Title company joins law firm Island House Title, of Vero Beach, has merged with the law firm of Boss, Arrighi & Hoag PL and its title affiliate, Protected Title Services LLC, which have offices in Sarasota, Vero Beach, St. Petersburg and Tampa. The merger creates a...

Island House Title of Vero Beach Merges with Boss, Arrighi & Hoag Law Firm Jun18

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Vero Beach Press Journal VERO BEACH — Island House Title of Vero Beach Merges with Boss, Arrighi & Hoag Law Firm Island House Title of Vero Beach has merged with the law firm of Boss, Arrighi & Hoag, P.L. and its title affiliate, Protected Title Services, LLC. The law firm maintains...

A big slice of history, by way of Casey Key Jun07

A big slice of histo...

By Harold Bubil, Sarasota Herald-Tribune An unlikely combination of historical footnotes makes a Casey Key property one of the most interesting listings on the market. No lesser names than U.S. Steel, Teddy Roosevelt, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Cassius Clay are indirectly connected to the...

Business buzz: Iverson’s revamp Jun05

Business buzz: Ivers...

Iverson’s unveils refurbished stores Iverson’s Furniture, which has been at 2223 Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota since 1957, has traded its terracotta color for a silver paint job. The company also has redone the interiors of the Bee Ridge store and its Clark Road store, which has been...

Brokerage surviving, then growing, now thriving May12

Brokerage surviving,...

By Josh Salman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune; Staff Photo: Rachel S. O’Hara BRYAN AND CHERI GUENTNER opened their real estate brokerage at the onset of the region’s worst housing market in decades. But rather than grow anxious and become defeated by the inauspicious timing, the couple...

Hillsborough Title acquires Cornerstone Apr02

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By John Hielscher, Sarasota Herald-Tribune Hillsborough Title has acquired CornerStone Title in Lakewood Ranch. Founder Mary Howard will continue to serve as relationship manager for Cornerstone Title, which still operate under that name and remain at its Lakewood Ranch location. “We are...