When it comes to pricey homes, Sarasota-Bradenton trumps Tampa Bay

As metro areas go, Tampa Bay has a lot in common with the neighboring Sarasota-Bradenton-North Port region. Both have beautiful beaches, fine restaurants, high-end retailers and impressive offerings of art and culture. Both also have multitudes of gorgeous homes — but there, the similarities end. Living in luxury costs a lot more south of the Sunshine Skyway bridge. Since January,…