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sarasota-bay_400In a recent article, Forbes Magazine reviewed a report issued by, an Internet search site frequently used by those searching for a new home. Nearly 90% of people who buy homes begin their searches on the Internet. As a result, Jed Kolko, chief economist and head of analytics at Trulia stated that, “where people are searching for properties is an indicator of which real estate markets are "picking up strength," and where home demand is growing.”

Of roughly 100 million home searches, the top 10 cities “picking up strength” are in the Sun Belt, and Florida dominates the list with 5 metropolitan areas in the top 10. The # 1 spot where real estate "is picking up strength" was the Sarasota - Bradenton - North Port area.  The Sarasota – Bradenton –…

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