Sarasota and Manatee Counties are Vibrant Communities

Live in Sarasota-Manatee

Dreaming of white sandy beaches and a life of work, play AND leisure? Over 760,000 people call Sarasota and Manatee County their home. And can you blame them? Whether it was a recommendation from family and friends or a visit that kept bringing you back for more, the decision to own real estate in Manatee and Sarasota isn’t a tough one. From arts and culture to a vibrant history, we invite you to discover our region and all that makes it so special.

Sarasota County Schools

There are 53 schools in Sarasota County with 5,000 administrators, teachers and employees who service 43,000 students.

Manatee County Schools

Learn more about Manatee County schools that includes 47 traditional schools and 13 charter schools.

55+ Communities H3

Empty-Nesters Looking for a Community Designed for 55+ and Older? The Florida Commission on Human Relations has compiled a thorough list of the housing properties specifically designed for people 55 and over. It’s a great reference guide.

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