Your guide to Inside information

What every resident should know about living and loving Sarasota

Welcome to Sarasota Source… your guide to enjoying the very best of our amazing city!  Whether you’re new to the area or you’re just beginning a search to buy your future home, we know it’s easy to get overwhelmed.  So we’ve done the homework and created a single source for useful advice and inside information to help you make informed decisions.  We’ll let you know the top vendors for services, the “must-see” places to visit, and the recommended entrees at the finest restaurants.  If you’re thinking of moving here, we’ll also let you know about the awesome neighborhoods that most closely match your desires.  And if you’re already an established resident, you can use this site often to see our frequently updated ratings of the best options for home or personal services.  We love it here!

Why we’re Unique

Sarasota Source consists mostly of people that were once new to this city too.  Because the area has so much to offer, it’s easy to be overwhelmed.   We provide valuable information, recommendations, and perhaps the exact answers you need.

Sarasota Source Welcomes You!

If you’re new to the area, come to our Welcome Center for area information and recommendations for food, fun, and entertainment. Free refreshments and absolutely awesome cookies! Mon-Fri, 10-3pm, 5049 Ringwood Meadow, Building H, Suite O, Sarasota.           LEARN MORE

Receive $5000 CASH at your closing!

Shopping for a new home?  We can show you the best neighborhoods and help you find your perfect home at your price point.  We’ll also make you aware of those homes that provide a $5,000 cash rebate at closing.  LEARN MORE

10 things you need to know about Sarasota

Are you moving to Florida?  Before you get settled in, please check out our Top 10 List of helpful tips and tricks.  You will be glad you did.  Trust us… we can save you lots of time, money and grief.   LEARN MORE

Great restaurants you have to try!

We showcase some of the the best restaurants in the area, complete with pictures and recommended entrees as suggested from the owner.  With so many great places to pick, we’ve identified the best of the best.  You’re welcome!


Home Service Pros you can trust

We are proud to showcase only those businesses we have worked with that rise to our high standards.  Use our recommendations and feel confident you’re using a reliable professional who does quality work at a reasonable price.


Some personal services we all need

We’ve chosen the most popular categories to list the services you most often need. Everyone eventually settles on their favorite choice. But with our list, there’s no need for trial and error. Especially helpful for those new to the area.  LEARN MORE

For more categories and recommendations, use the “Our Suggestions” tab on the navigation bar.

You’ve got to see this!

In our area we always see amazing things.  Periodically we’ll load a video that we think you’ll find interesting…very short little snippets that remind us of the wonders of Sarasota. Check it out for a moment of diversion.