Marc Rasmussen has been selling Sarasota real estate since 2000 and is consistently within the top 5% of Realtors in terms of sales productions. He has helped buyers and sellers in all areas of Sarasota including Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Bird Key, Lido Key, Casey Key, and Lakewood Ranch.
Equipped with a very strong knowledge of the Sarasota real estate market Marc is a great asset to have on your side of you are buying or selling a home. Through the many years of service and millions of dollars of properties sold Marc has developed a system to help you achieve your goals and make the real estate transaction a smooth one. Long ago Marc realized that he would achieve his own goals if he first helped his clients meet their goals. This level of service has helped Marc develop lifeling clients.
If you have ever searched online for anything pertaining to Sarasota real estate you probably have run across Marc's LuxurySarasotaRealEstate.com website. He is a pioneer when it comes to internet real estate marketing. Thousands of visitors visit Marc's website every month looking to live the Florida dream. His website is a tremendous marketing tool for sellers looking to promote their homes.
In 2008 Marc joined the exclusive firm of Michael Saunders and company. With offices from Bradenton down to Boca Grande MSC is a powerhouse when it comes to southwest Florida real estate. A Christie's International Realty affiliate Michael Saunders and Company dominates the luxury real estate market in Sarasota and Manatee counties.
While Marc is familiar with the entire market he specializes in vacation homes and condos. Many of his clients are part time residents looking to live the fabulous Florida lifestyle in either a waterfront, beachfront or golf course community. so whether you are looking for a retirement home, full time residence or a posh winter getaway Marc Rasmussen has the desire, market knowledge and experience to make it happen.
Sarasota, located in the county of the same name, in Florida, is a community that sits wrapped around more than 30 miles of incredible beaches and close to a number of islands. Well known as a great place to enjoy the hallmark Florida good life, Sarasota provides residents and visitors with a range of city amenities set amidst a small town atmosphere that perfectly balances urban conveniences with rustic charm. It makes a great vacation destination, just as it makes a great place to call home, with its cultural elegance, range of adventures, and a laid back tranquility. The community offers a rich history, great natural treasures, limitless discoveries, and lovely sunny islands.
Situated in southwestern Florida, the coastal community of Sarasota sits south of Tampa Bay and to the north of the Fort Myers area. The official limits of the city include the Sarasota Bay as well as a number of barrier islands, or keys, which separate the Sarasota bay from the Gulf of Mexico. The community has a well deserved reputation for being cosmopolitan, and combines its distinctive flair with its rich cultural heritage. Another well justified reputation the area enjoys is as a center for truly world-class amenities for golf, and some amazing fishing. The vibrant atmosphere and the pulsating energy that the community offers have done much to make it the preferred tourist and relocation destination it is today.
The Sarasota beaches rank among the Best Beaches in America, and the real estate in the area is some of the most sought-after. The lifestyle is a perfect balance of the trendy and the traditional, unique as well as refreshing, making the community of Sarasota a very desirable place to visit, as well as live and work, or raise kids. The air is clean, the beaches are silken, and the climate warm, with year round sun. no surprise then that the Forbes magazine ranks Sarasota among the best American places for great business and careers. The Money Magazine too has heaped accolades, calling it the Best Small City in the nation, and putting it among the best places in America to retire to, and ranking it among cities in America that offer the most efficient health care system.
Although the community was once known almost entirely as a tourist destination or a retirement haven, Sarasota today is much more. The appeal of a year-round temperate climate combines with the expanding opportunities for recreation and enjoyment that the community offers, to make Sarasota a great place to live, for anyone. The city also provides a state of the art health care system, excellent schools, and great business opportunities. Quality of services is high, and living or conducting business within Sarasota is a downright pleasure. Not surprisingly, the town has maintained a four fold faster growth than the overall national average, in the last five years or so, with the largest growth being in the segment of young to middle age group families, and not retirees as one might expect.
Sarasota offers everything from breathtaking sunsets on the clean beaches to educational museums, from opera, ballet, and theatre to golf, fishing, and regattas. Residents and visitors can also make the most of the numerous educational and hobby related amenities and services, such as classes for tennis, water skiing, and more, can enjoy shelling, bird watching, or golf, and maybe just charter a boat and head out for some fresh air and some sport fishing. A range of activities include art ranging from circus posters, to Rubens, from fantastic creations in seashell to sand sculptures. Theatre and music are varied and rich, and a range of sports, restaurants, parks, and more are on offer. Need more? A quick trip up the Interstate-75 will get you to Tampa, the Florida Aquarium, the Dali Museum, Disney World, and more!