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The Active Rain community is having a contest for it's members. The challenge is to pick our biggest pet peeve. What is the one thing that dives us absolutely crazy when it happens in our real estate business. Well, as much as I love what I do, I have several pet peeves to choose from. Today, I'm...
04/03/2017
The short answer to that is what ever someone is willing to pay.  If you're looking for a foreclosure in Pinellas County and think you can get a property that you can move into right away for pennies on the dollar, think again. Just like all the other homes for sale, values are going up and distr...
03/27/2017
Median Estimated Home Values $230,560, up 1.79% over last month and up 8.69% of a year ago Median Sales Price$225,000, up from $165,000 from a year ago. View of Lake Seminole.  Median List Price$225,000, up from $190,000 a year ago.  Seminole is a great place to live and work. I know, because I l...
03/16/2017
Re-blogging this post by Amy Mullen, a fellow agent in the NE. Great information for both new and repeat buyers.  By: Mandi Gubler The super-simple (and fun) way to separate needs from nice-to-haves.   This article was contributed by Mandi Gubler, a DIYer and home decor blogger, who writes “Vinta...
03/04/2017
Senior living at it's finest in one of the largest 55+ complexes in St. Petersburg. Tennis court, workout room, swimming pools and recreational building are just some of the amenities available. Pet friendly too with restrictions. This unit, with it's original cabinets, give you the perfect oppor...
03/04/2017
Have you ever received an unexpected gift ? If yes, how did it make you feel? I bet it put a smile on your face. It may have been in appreciation for something you did for that person. Or it may have been just because someone was thinking of you. Either way, I'm sure it brightened you day. An eas...
02/11/2017
I have the great blessing to live just under a 2 hour drive to Walt Disney World. We have a family tradition of spending a few days every year there in December, that started when my children were very young and continues to this day, even though my children are now adults. Besides being the happ...
12/15/2016
On the market 34 days and closed at 96% of list price at $350,000 cash. Happy sellers and happy buyers. Can't ask for more then that and just in time for the holidays.   Who do you know that needs to get their home sold in Pinellas County, Florida?  Call me and I would be happy to follow up and h...
12/09/2016
Great post from one of my Active Rain colleagues. A great read for both buyers and sellers.  I'm sure you are guilty of thinking at least one or more of these myths from time to time or in the past. I think we all have some type of predisposition or stereotype that we think about real estate agen...
12/06/2016
For those of you that think a foreclosure is a cheep way to buy a house, take note of the current trends. In the 3rd quarter of 2010, when foreclosures were in abundance and banks were looking to unload their inventory, the average foreclosure was selling for $76,990. In the 3rd quarter of 2016, ...
11/29/2016
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