10 Best Places To Live In St. Pete Florida

  As the thump of your tires turn underneath you and the span of the Skyway bridge stretches above you; you will leave the hustle and bustle of Downtown Tampa and know you have arrived in the Eden-like sanctuary of St. Pete Florida. This unique, historically rich, culturally over-flowing and breathtakingly beautiful city is largely unknown to outsiders, but those of us that call it home, know that we are some of the luckiest people in the US. Just imagine, all this beauty, nature and culture are our backyard! If you have ever thought about checking us out, here are...

Are You Hurricane Ready?

7 Steps to Preparing for the “Big One”   “It Only Takes One Storm to Change Your Life and Community”. If you live in hurricane prone area, like Florida, you need to be prepared. While hurricanes pose the greatest threat, tropical storms and depressions can also wreak havoc. Here in the St. Pete/Tampa Bay area we are susceptible to all three. Before you begin to prepare for a big storm, you should know the basics. The major hazards that you should be aware of are storm surge flooding, inland flooding from heavy rains, destructive winds, tornadoes and high surf/rip currents....

The Price Of Selling Your Home

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Looking at the Real Costs Involved in Marketing and Selling Your Home   Visions of money fairies throwing cash their way is often what people selling their homes seem to expect. But the reality can be sobering. The old cliché “In order to make money, you must spend money” holds true even in the housing market. So before you go spending all that money on vacations and cars, make sure you have done your homework and know exactly what your profit margin is likely to be. Most homeowners are aware of the agent commission and this is the first and...

Retiring In St. Pete- The “Sunshine City”

Retiring in St. Pete- The “Sunshine City”        So you’ve dedicated your life to a career, a family and success. Now it is finally time to reap the rewards of all that hard work. Where to spend your golden years is the BIG QUESTION! Have you considered St. Pete, Fl? The sunshine city, as it is often referred to, because of its average 361 days a year of sunshine, is a truly over-looked gem. According to WalletHub, St. Pete came in No. 11 as one of the best places in the United States to retire. In this study, they...

Puppy Love in Saint Pete

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Puppy Love in St. Pete One of the things I love about St. Petersburg, Florida is that it is such a dog friendly place to live. The little hunk of love pictured above is Asher. He is our Real-Estate Mascot and man is he one lucky pooch! From pet-friendly hotels, full-service pet spa’s, dog beaches and pet friendly restaurants, Asher never has to be left out. For all of you dog-lovers I have created a little cheat sheet of places you can enjoy with your furry family. And if you are looking to move to this wonderful city, please check...

5 Changes Coming To Our Real Estate Market?

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2016 was one heck of year! With unprecedented political upheaval, international instability and a general sense of social change, many people are now wondering what will 2017 bring? Specifically, what is in store for us and our most valuable investments? Our real estate. Prices Will Continue To Increase—But Not So Quickly Last year home prices increased at an above-average pace of 4.75 percent, which is promising if you are selling your home. That increase is expected to continue in 2017 and are predicted to reach the median price peak (set a decade ago, in April 2007) this year in November...

There is Still Time to Get in on the Awesome 2016 Real Estate Market!

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As the year begins to wind down, you may want to consider getting a piece of the St. Petersburg Real Estate action! It's not too late to take advantage of this years upswing. Below we have outlined some of the reasons the Real Estate Market in our area is at its prime! 1. Wide range of price points in the housing market.  1. People are employed. The trend line for the Tampa unemployment rate began to drop at the beginning of September 2015 and, by November, had dipped to 4.6 percent. Much of that employment came from sectors outside agriculture –...

Top 10 Reasons to Get In on St. Pete 2016 Real Estate Market!

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The year is winding to a close, but it isn't too late to get a "piece of the action" here in St. Pete's Real Estate market! Below we have outlined the top 10 reasons you don't want to wait for the New Year's Eve countdown to make your move! 1. A Wide Range of Housing Price Points. The range of Real Estate prices make St. Pete/Tampa an ideal place for Snow Birds, people wanting to relocate, investors and first time buyers. From the $150,000's (median sale price of a single-family home) in Hernando County to $229,000 in Hillsborough and with a...

Bring on the Weekend! March 7th-9th

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Friday Friday Night Cornhole at Ferg's Ballpark https://www.facebook.com/events/245324385647788/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming Foeder For Thought @ Green Bench Brewery https://www.facebook.com/events/1407918376129578/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming 5th Anniversary Happy Hour @ Ferg's https://www.facebook.com/events/501247559989136/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming IRATION AT JANNUS LIVE!! https://www.facebook.com/events/176164202584720/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming Echo84 @ Bar Milo | Friday March 7th https://www.facebook.com/events/519164854866523/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming Saturday 9am-2pm Saturday Morning Market With up to 10,000 customers a week, and 200 vendors rotating through 130 spaces, the market is widely considered the largest farmers market in the southeast US. Meet your local farmer, buy some plants, browse the crafts, chow down some great food and listen to live music. Al Lang Stadium Parking Lot, 1st Ave. S and 1st St....