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Real Estate Agent - Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International
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A year ago a waterfront pool home in the Broadwater neighborhood in St Petersburg was listed for $809,000. It wasn't large at 1,900 sq ft, but it was beautifully renovated - custom cabinetry, granite, Tuscan style. From the circular paver driveway to the private, lush pool area, this was a beauty...
03/14/2009
    You can see the attraction here as the living room and dining room are open to each other and filled with light. It immediately has you saying - Yes, I want to be here.               and then you look outside and you see the beautiful ocean, the quiet bay, the sailboats. and then you step ou...
03/14/2009
Theres more than one way to have a Harley - this modified bicycle was at one of the beaches near Tamarindo, in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica. Many of the roads in Tamarindo are dirt, which shouldn't phase the owner of this bicycle. Note the bottles as well - the owner's prepared for anythin...
03/14/2009
Last night Tami took this photo of The Pier in downtown St Petersburg. She posted this and a couple of other photos on her Facebook page. The Pier is an inverted pyramid that sits out in the water at the end of a long pier. You can walk, drive, or take a trolley to get there. There are restaurant...
03/14/2009
ALVA International, Inc., the new real estate company on Beach Drive in downtown St Petersburg welcomes international visitors and clients. Among us (3 real estate agents working with buyers and sellers, 1 real estate agent handling our website-internet-transactions-coordination, and 1 part-time ...
03/10/2009
On Saturday we got the lettering on our front window, so that people know we're a real estate company. The window reflects the Museum of Fine Arts just across the street. This was Try #3 on window lettering: Vendor #1 was the man that the awning company contracted with to do the lettering on the ...
03/10/2009
There is so much going on in downtown St Petersburg Florida that lots of people want to buy or rent in the ara. Right now is a great time to rent.   You can rent a condo in downtown Saint Petersburg Florida with choices from $800/month (1 bedroom, 1 bath, 650 sq ft) to $5,500/month ( 3 bedroom 2....
03/07/2009
The Kessler Group has asked for a 3 year extension on the commencement of construction for their Grand Bohemian Hotel in downtown St Petersburg Florida. I say - Yes, by all means, extend their deadline. The Grand Bohemian St Petersburg, which started as luxury residences atop a luxury hotel, went...
03/07/2009
In today's economy it's not unusual for us to be offering a home For Sale or For Rent, which ever comes first. We rented both of these this week. The one on the left was listed for $1,000,000 or $3,000 per month. The one on the right was listed for $225,000 or $1,400 per month. The owner of the M...
03/07/2009
Was it because it's newer? no, that happened months ago. Was it because it had more storage space? no, I hadn't used even half of what I had. Was it because it's faster? Well, somewhat. The web browsing is slow on the old one. Most of all it was because of the cumulative effect of their full page...
03/06/2009
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