Real Estate Musings from St Pete, Florida

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Real Estate Agent - Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International
Information on Real Estate, Properties, Traditions, Neighborhoods, Market Activity and other items of interest in the Tampa Bay area (St Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, Bradenton) and the Gulf Beaches, Florida.
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The Withlacoochee State Forest in Florida is a wonderful place to escape. Our landlord, Tom Bell, was in the Green Swamp portion recently and took this photograph, which he sent to us in an Easter greeting, as the closest shot he had of an Easter "chick". I was so delighted with the photo that I ...
04/14/2009
A metal working company moved into this old building with an ugly, nondescript door. Hardly a good front for their company. So - they covered the old door with this artistic one. Now that shows what the company could do for you. Doesn't that let your imagination start to soar about your entry do...
04/11/2009
I hadn't let myself be enticed by a small, handy netbook ... until I saw one of my clients with his Asus netbook. 3.2 pounds, with wireless and bluetooth connections. 9-1/2 hour battery life! small enough for the tray on a plane. 1.66GHz processor, 10" display, workable keyboard.160 GB internal h...
04/11/2009
More than one waterfront homeowner here in Broadwater bought their home a couple of years ago for $500,000 to $700,000 and then gutted it and totally renovated it, planning to spend many years there, or planning to retire or slow down and move to their waterfront paradise. So, they spent upwards ...
04/11/2009
Most of the purchasers of condominiums in Signature Place, an architecturally unique highrise in downtown St Petersburg Florida bought their units back in 2006. Prices have certainly dropped since then, which had led to much speculation. For months Joel Cantor, the developer, has been working wi...
04/11/2009
There was a great editorial published in the Wall St Journal this morning on response to the piracy off Somalia. The United States has laws about response, retaliation, human rights, and prisoners of war. This article reflects back to a distinction made by the Romans "between bellum (war against ...
04/11/2009
  Signature Place condominiums in downtown St Petersburg - the cranes are gone, the shrouds have been removed, and you can now see this high landmark condo in all its glory. Notice all the walls of glass and imagine the views from within.   Most of the units in Signature Place are small, less th...
04/10/2009
Bayfront Tower in downtown St Petersburg has condos with great views, a convenient location, and a wide variety of amenities. This southeast corner balcony is the perfect place to watch not only boating activities but aerial activities. This 21st floor corner unit is owned by a former pilot who e...
04/10/2009
Aaron Auxier's been blogging about Link Splits and SEO techniques and what google does and doesn't recognize. My pet peeve is that search engines, directories, etc. don't automatically merge into one place the various place names: Saint Petersburg vs St Petersburg vs St. Petersburg (which doesn't...
04/08/2009
This style, typical in the 1910s in downtown St Petersburg and the Old Northeast, has much in common with the later bungalow neighborhoods such as Kenwood, but it typically larger, and has a higher roof pitch than the later bungalows. The palm trees in the front add a Florida flair to the landsca...
04/08/2009
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