Sarasota is definitely the best kept secret in the United States for Real Estate Sales. Currently Sarasota is still very affordable, but everything indicates that Sarasota will soon be the “Las Angeles” of Florida. Most people thing of Miami when it comes to “high end” Florida estates. However, Sarasota has so much more to offer than Miami. Schools are rated in the top of the country in Sarasota, the cost of living is low, and for now, real estate prices are affordable. We estimate that everything west if I-75 in Sarasota County will one day be a minimum of 500(K) for a basic stand alone residence. Condominium and Villa living are also popular in Sarasota. There are more and more, name brand restaurants, along with local cuisine being added every month. Sarasota offers you the most amazing weather in the world, and even though the summers are hot, the fall and winters average about 78 degrees. This helps to extend your life and allow you to enjoy the great outdoors longer every year./jh- Keywords: Sarasota, Sarasota Real Estate, Sarasota Properties, Siesta Key Properties, Siesta Key Real Estate, Siesta key.