Prudential Palms Realty and Lakewood Ranch Realty to Take Part in Florida Open House April 10-11

1276664483SARASOTA, Fla. (March 19, 2010) — Prudential Palms Realty and Lakewood Ranch Realty will be offering clients the opportunity to reach dozens of prospective buyers in a single weekend as part of the Florida Open House Weekend sponsored by the 115,000-plus member Florida Realtors.

On Saturday and Sunday, April 10-11, Prudential Palms Realty and Lakewood Ranch Realty will conduct open houses at an estimated 50 throughout Sarasota and Manatee counties. Blue balloons, featuring the Realtor “R” in white, will denote those homes that are part of the statewide open house campaign. Balloons will be on display simultaneously at open houses from the Panhandle to Key West.

The Florida Open House Weekend comes just before the April 30, 2010, deadline for the federal homebuyer tax credit. Homes need to be under contract by April 30, 2010, and closed by June 30, 2010, to take advantage of up to $8,000 in tax credits.

1276664484“This event offers people a convenient way to see as many homes as they wish in one weekend and gives our members a chance to be part of this massive effort to match buyers to their sellers,” says Helen Sosso, Broker/Owner of Prudential Palms Realty and Prudential Lakewood Ranch Realty.

She adds that the weekend will be a fun way to attract buyers and help them learn more about what is available in the local housing market.

For more information, visit or call 941.926.7000.

About Prudential Palms Realty and Lakewood Ranch Realty (A Sister Company):

Prudential Palms Realty combines top local agents with the latest technology to provide powerful strategies for finding or selling homes. The brokerage has offices servicing Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties with over 250 sales professionals. Prudential Palms Realty is an independently owned and operated member of the Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., one of the leading real estate brokerage networks in North America. For more information on Prudential Palms Realty, call 941.926.7000 or visit or Lakewood Ranch Realty, call 941.907.2000 or visit