Life in Sarasota

The Orquera Florida blog is here to present you with a variety of information about current events, news, and a calendar of upcoming events in Sarasota.
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16
Jun

The most beautiful beaches in Sarasota

We decided today to share with you the 5 most beautiful beaches in Sarasota, Florida, USA. To spend a day in the sun with family or friends, to go for a picnic or even to contemplate a sunrise or sunset for the more romantic, the beach remains the most popular meeting place: Lido Beach Lido...
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29
Apr

Morgane’s favorite Dinner Places in Sarasota

With Florida currently on Lockdown, and the team working from home, we all try to stay safe and take care of our loved ones. I can’t help myself thinking of the “when this is all be over” and the places that I miss going to. So, as a way of positive thinking, let me share...
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05
Mar

Sarasota: Florida’s unknown treasure

We would like to share with you a blog article written by Marie-Noël Ouimet on the main activities in Sarasota. The beaches are honored with beautiful photos. The Ringling Museum is highlighted as well as the Myakka River State Park and the Mary Selby Botanical Gardens. She also shared several restaurants with great seafood. In...
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05
Feb

♡ Your Valentine’s Day in Sarasota ♡

Valentine’s Day is coming up, have you already made plans for your half? Find bellow several ideas for events and dinners to make your Valentine’s Day in Sarasota a memorable one. Have a romantic moment while going on a picnic and contemplating the sunset. We have listed some nice places for the occasion: Siesta Key...
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09
Dec

Top 10 Most Expensive Homes in Sarasota

We would like to share with you an interesting article from the Sarasota Magazine, with the top 10 most expensive homes in Sarasota. The Top 1 being a $17,752,300.00 mansion on Lido Shores and the 10th a Regent Court home on Longboat Key for “only” $12,291,600.00. All of them share a prime waterfront location and...
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26
Nov

Medieval Fair Sarasota

MEDIEVAL FAIR Welcome to the Sarasota Medieval Fair! Every year, on every weekend of November, The Ringling Woods behind the Sarasota Fairgrounds turn into a big Medieval Festival. Change of Scenery guaranteed with its knights, jesters, minstrels, sword swingers and more! Your team at Orquera Florida Investments experienced it last Sunday and let’s say it’s...
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21
Aug

Sarasota Named One of the Top Buyer’s Markets in the U.S.

Is luxury real estate up or down? Hot or cold? Buyer’s market or seller’s market? These are questions that seem impossible to answer, given the old truism that all real estate is local. Read the full article: https://www.wsj.com/articles/buying-a-home-no-matter-the-market-11565885850
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29
May

Rowing Sarasota

Sarasota club tries to win seventh straight Southeast title SARASOTA It did not take long for Clare Christie to understand what it means to become part of the Sarasota Crew. The freshman at Lakewood Ranch High has been rowing for the dominant youth rowing club for just four months and has already been part of...
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08
May

7 Reasons To Live In Sarasota

Let’s take a look: 1. Weather: You could say this about any coastal place in the state, but having lived under the gray skies of Pennsylvania and in cold Colorado, let me tell you, that nearly daily dose of sunshine and utter lack of freezing cold temperatures is the No. 1 reason people from the rest...
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09
Mar

What Does the Future Hold for Sarasota?

On a postcard-perfect afternoon not long ago, I found myself on the rooftop bar at the 18-story Westin Hotel, looking around at a city in transformation. East of the placid blue bay, cranes and girders reached to join a skyline that includes seven new buildings of 18 floors, the top height allowed by the city....
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05
Dec

Why Invest In Sarasota

For its attractive prices. Nestled on the west coast of Florida, the city of Sarasota has great potential that attracts up to 2 million visitors each year. Among its many assets, the attractive prices of its properties attract a growing number of investors, as Greg Orquera explains: “In Sarasota, it is quite possible to acquire...
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