Real Estate Musings from St Pete, Florida

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Real Estate Agent - Coastal Properties Group 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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2012 

Find the Fun Now is a new iPhone app that lets you find active things to do in Pinellas County Florida, incuding St Petersburg, Clearwater, the Gulf Beaches and the many interesting towns. You can search from your existing location or you can enter a zipcode and other parameters. This isn't a lis...
02/25/2012
The Old Northeast neighborhood, adjacent to downtown St Petrsburg, has always been a popular neighborhood. Now This Old House has recognized it as a Best Old Home Neighborhood 2012: South. It's the only neighborhood in Florida to be recognized by them this year and it rates in various categories:...
02/22/2012
Eric Kodner posted an excellent rebuttal to a You Tube video slamming luxury agents. http://activerain.com/blogsview/2870998/so-you-think-getting-into-the-luxury-real-estate-market-is-easy Please read his post and give your comments on the value of luxury and other designations.       I'm very di...
02/19/2012
Yes, cash does matter when buying a home in St Petersburg, Florida. Historically, sellers didn't give price concessions for cash unless time was critical to them. For most sellers, it didn't matter if their proceeds came from the buyer or the lender. Today, well priced properties in St Petersburg...
02/07/2012
Broadwater is a desirable waterfront neighborhood in southwest St Petersburg Florida. The market update for January 2012 shows 5 active waterfront homes for sale in Broadwater range from $475,000 to $3,500,000. Home sizes range from 2,299 sf to 6,610 sq ft. 3 Broadwater waterfront homes sold in B...
02/06/2012
There  seem to be more Canadians than ever here in Guanacaste Costa Rica. Perhaps low fares are part of the reason: xxydeals.com shows round trip flights from Toronto to Liberia (LIR) Costa rica for $299, including taxes. From Liberia a 30 minute drive will have you on one of the many beautiful b...
02/01/2012
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