Bradenton and Bradenton Beach Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Florida
With an average year-round temperature of 75 degrees, Bradenton is a sunny, coastal community of more than 50,000 residents. The city is situated on the southern shore of the mile-wide Manatee River in the middle of the state's beautiful west coast. Known as a Tampa Bay coastal community, Bradenton is located 45 miles south of the Tampa Bay - St. Petersburg metropolitan area. The Manatee County seat, Bradenton is home to nationally known employers such as Tropicana and Champs Sports, as well as numerous exciting attractions.(more)
The greater Bradenton area includes East Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, the municipalities of Palmetto and Ellenton, as well as the Anna Maria Island beaches and the northern half of Longboat Key. The Anna Maria Island beaches include the quiet residential communities of Anna Maria, Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach. The village of Bradenton Beach is located at the southern tip of Anna Maria Island and many of its historic buildings have been renovated. Historic Bridge Street is the focal point for a luxurious day spa, unique shopping, fine dining and nightly entertainment on Bradenton Beach.
Students in Bradenton and Bradenton Beach are served by the Manatee County School District, which has an enrollment of more than 34,000. The district includes 26 elementary schools, seven middle schools, five high schools and one technical institute. Real estate in these two waterfront communities is affordable. From luxury waterfront estates to quaint, charming cottages, homes can be found to fit any budget or lifestyle.
Price Range of Bradenton and Bradenton Beach Houses for Sale in Florida
Bradenton has a bustling city center separate from the luxurious waterfront homes, condominiums and hotels associated with the tourist industry. Many established inland neighborhoods - such as Cortez Beach, Coral Shores and Highland Lakes Lakewood Ranch, Greyhawk Landing and Heritage Harbour, offer affordable real estate on tree-lined streets. Luxurious single-family detached homes fronting the ocean or the Intracoastal Waterway can be found in communities including Esplanade on the Bay, Bay Beach, Conquistador Bayside, San Remo Shores and the Enclave, Woods and Greens at Conquistador.(more)
Houses in Bradenton are priced from under $250,000 to nearly $3 million. Condominiums and townhouses are priced from well under $200,000 to $350,000 and more. Bradenton Beach is the embodiment of old Florida charm with many rental homes and quaint cottages. Prices range from approximately $300,000 to more than $5 million for prime waterfront properties in the Spanish/Mediterranean style in communities like Bay Palms, Key Royale, Ilexhurst, Sunrise Park, West Wind Shores and North Point Harbour. Some farm/ranch properties are available, as are land and lots.
Bradenton, Florida Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Bradenton and Bradenton Beach Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of February 17th, 2019: homes priced around $656,688 compared to $702,273 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -7%. For Sunday, February 17th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.