Real Estate in Sarasota & Venice Florida
E Scott Kuffer
  • My Office’s Listings

    8939 Province Street


    • 4 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    • 2,332 sq ft
    • 10,920 lot
    • $459,900

    9516 Applin Circle


    • Beds
    • 0 Baths
    • -- sq ft
    • 14,682 lot
    • $99,000

    620 25th Avenue W


    • 1 Beds
    • 1 Baths
    • 329 sq ft
    • 4,678 lot
    • $79,997

    7360 Cloister Drive, Unit 7360


    • 2 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    • 1,400 sq ft
    • 160,934 lot
    • $174,900
  • Recent Posts

    What Do Buyers Dislike About A Neighborhood?

    What Do Home Buyers Dislike About A Neighborhood? USF 2017 Housing Study asks respondents to rate their neighborhoods The 2017 Sunshine State Survey from University of South Florida asked respondents to identify issues in their neighborhoods that might deter home buyers from moving there. In the survey, participants were asked if someone were considering moving […]

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    Will The House Tax Reform Bill Reduce Home Values?

    Wall Street Journal Analysis Says Home Values Could Drop 10% Details of the proposed Tax Reform Bill were released yesterday by the House Ways and Means Committee, and the Wall Street Journal estimates it could reduce home values by 10%, while the National Association of Realtors believes it will be a net tax increase on […]

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    Atlanta Braves Break Ground On Spring Training Complex

    Atlanta Braves Break Ground On Spring Training Complex After over two years of negotiations between local officials and the Atlanta Braves organization, construction of the new Spring Training facility in North Port is now underway. Marty Black, West Villages district executive and Braves Vice Chairman John Schuerholz spearheaded the effort to make this project a reality. The […]

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    New Changes to Low Down Payment Mortgages: What You Need to Know

    New Changes to Low Down Payment Mortgages: What You Need to Know Freddie Mac recently announced that it will no longer purchase loans that include any lender contributions to the buyer’s down payment, affecting the availability of loans offering down payments of less than 3%. Does this mean the end of sub 3% down loans? […]

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    Sarasota Real Estate Market Report June 2017

    Sarasota Real Estate Market Report June 2017 June single family home sales in Sarasota County stayed strong with 785 properties changing hands and 741 new Pending sales. The supply of properties for sale remained about the same as 781 new listings were added, resulting in a 4.3 months supply at current sales pace. Of note […]

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    Using Humble Materials In Architectural Design

    A Great Article From On The Use Of Everday Materials In Architectural Design And Decor Sarasota has always been known as a leader in Modernistic Architecture and design, most notably for the contributions of Paul Rudolph, Ralph Twitchell, Victor Lundy, among many others, and is referred to as “The Sarasota School of Architecture” or […]

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    Is A Good Way To Sell Your Home?

    Is A Good Way To Sell Your Home? You’ve heard the commercial advertising for and Zillow Instant offers in some markets. They offer to buy your home “instantly” and save you lots of money, move you for free etc….BUT the truth is they will still send a property inspector, possibly an appraiser, and […]

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    Atlanta Braves Spring Training Facility

    West Villages Approves Agreement With Braves on Spring Training Facility The effort to build an Atlanta Braves Spring Training facility in the West Villages cleared a major hurdle yesterday when the West Villages Improvement District board signed off on the operational agreements crafted by the Braves and Sarasota County. Marty Black, West Villages General Manager, […]

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    Rampant Refi Activity May Have Caused The Housing Crisis

    What Really Caused The Housing Crisis? Property Owners Using Homes As ATM Machines Or Sloppy Lending? After looking at many REO (bank owned) properties over the last few years, I always like to look at the property history to “see what happened”. In most cases the buyer/owner had repeatedly refinanced the property during the “boom” […]

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    Venice Ranked 14th in US Best Place To Retire

    Is Venice A Good Place To Retire? According to consumer research website, Venice is the 2nd best city in Florida and 14th best in the US to retire. After reviewing data from 1,662 cities nationwide, GoodCall compiled their list based on weather, cost of living, cost and access to health care, amenities and activities, […]

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