Whether you are buying or selling real estate in Sarasota or Longboat Key, Florida, Mary is a dedicated professional who works very hard for her clients. A native of Madison, Wisconsin, she started her real estate career more than 20 years ago in Rumson, New Jersey. She moved to Longboat Key with her husband and two children in 1992, and has been a Realtor in the Sarasota area ever since. Mary's customers consider her to be a knowledgeable, honest and hardworking individual with "no pretensions." Mary has been recognized year after year as a top-producing agent who specializes in waterfront property, whether it is on the Gulf, bay, or on a canal. On or off the water, she can
help you locate or sell a home in one of Sarasota's many extraordinary communities.
"Mary Bernas did a great job during all aspects of our
recent Longboat Key condo purchase. She was always available, in communication,
and her follow-up was superb. She was constantly willing to do the many details
we wanted done in order to make it all happen as planned. Mary is a great
salesperson, and her love for the area is contagious. We would recommend Mary to
anyone and would buy from her again."
Bob and Betty Foster
"My husband and I were the worst customers--a tight budget, but high
expectations. This was my first home purchase. Mary held my hand every step of
the way. Her caring professionalism was evident from the start. She worked
diligently to find our dream house in Sarasota. You can trust Mary to work very hard for
"Mary Bernas is a resourceful negotiator, and a caring professional who
followed up on every detail of my successful closing. She's the best!!"
"Mary provided us with an accurate market analysis on our home in order to
price it to achieve a quick sell. We were extremely pleased that we received our
listing price within 1 day after listing the home. It was like a dream come
true! Her communication with us throughout the inspections and right up to the
closing were greatly appreciated and reassuring."
Fran & Bob Eiseman
"During a visit to Longboat Key, we were referred to Mary Bernas by a family
member. Mary quickly made herself available to us and spent countless hours and many days showing us homes.
She consulted with us all during the negotiations up to and including our final purchase. Mary is a true
Longboat Key real estate professional, who did her homework to provide us with all the tools necessary to
make an intelligent successful decision. We recommend her highly."
Susan & Ted Gill
"Moving to a house in Florida after more than 30 years in a New York City apartment
was quite a change--and I'm not sure it would have been possible without more than a few headaches, without
Mary Bernas. She was there for me throughout the entire process--from the search, to the negotiation, the
contract, the inspections and up until closing. If you're looking for a knowledgeable Longbaot Key or Sarasota area realtor whom you can
trust to be fair, honest, and thorough, you should look no further than Mary Bernas"
If our clear blue skies and open water appeal to you,
please give me a call!