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...