Month: November 2008

Tenant Eviction in Miami Real Estate

Miami real estate market property owners must know when to evict and how to carry it out effectively. The role of a property owner is time consuming and is a fulltime job for most if not for all proprietors. A property owner must observe given rules, act swiftly since time is a major determinant and know when to carry out…

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Clearwater Beach Real Estate

A must-experience destination on the itineraries of nearly everyone who visits Pinellas County is Clearwater Beach. This tried-and-true staple of outdoor recreation is a well-known stalwart of Pinellas County culture that has been a favorite spot of both tourists and locals for generations. Its bright white sand is its hallmark, stretching for miles up and down Florida’s west coast. People…

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Moving Safely with Your Pet

Planning a move can be stressful. Pet owners have the added concern of how the move affects their pet.  Just like people, animals are sensitive to change, especially to their habitat. In order to keep you pet calm and happy on move day, prepare ahead by taking all the familiar and necessary things your pet will need in your new…

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Caddy’s Waterfront Restaurant in Treasure Island Florida

Can you believe this weather? It’s almost winter in sunny Florida. Perfect for a trip to Caddy’s Waterfront Restaurant. Located directly on the sands of Sunset Beach in Treasure Island, this place is a must see. Caddy’s supplies everything you could possibly need for an enjoyable day at the beach. No need to bring a carload of “beach stuff”, it…

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Café Dolce in St. Petersburg Florida

Café Dolce is located in the heart of the Grand Central District of St Petersburg. Commuters stop in to pick up a steaming cup of their favorite coffee on their way to the office. Enjoy one of their many European Flavors or maybe a cup of their signature coffee. Those with a more leisurely schedule settle into a cozy seat…

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Beaches in Pinellas County FL

Pinellas County beaches can’t be beat! Whether you are looking to enjoy a meal at one of our many waterfront establishments, or just dig your toes into the sand, our beaches can accommodate you. Enjoy a taste of our local seafood. Fresh seafood is available daily at a variety of restaurants. Stroll along the sandy shores and play tag with…

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BEAK’S Old Florida Restaurant

Have you made a trip to BEAK’S Old Florida, yet? Well, what are you waiting for. Nothing like it anywhere in this area. This unique tavern is a must see if you are in St Petersburg. Beak’s is located in the heart of the Grand Central District. A gathering place for local business people. You may even see one of…

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4th Annual Chili Cook-off in St. Petersburg

Its that time of year again! What time? Well, its time for the 4th Annual Chili Cook-off in the Grand Central District of St. Petersburg. Mark your calendars for November 29th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Between 2000 and 2600 Central Avenue, the streets will be lined with over 25 chili entries. Get your taste buds ready for a…

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Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater Florida

Not too far from the Courtney Campbell Causeway in Clearwater is a place where world-class entertainment can be found nearly every day of the week. Ruth Eckerd Hall is one of Pinellas County’s most popular and well-known live entertainment venues. In fact, this 2,180 seat theater has been entertaining area residents for over 25 years, from the time it first…

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Community-supported agriculture (CSA) in Tampa Bay

Community-supported agriculture (CSA) is a somewhat new model of farming and food distribution in the U.S.  It originated in the early 1960s in Germany, Switzerland, and Japan as a response to concerns about food safety and the urbanization of agricultural land. The idea took root in the United States in 1984 to promote fresh, locally grown food and foster social…

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Lake Pasadena in of St. Petersburg Florida

This Lake Pasadena neighborhood is located in the western part of St. Petersburg. The red brick streets are lined by oak trees and ornamental streetlights. There are two lakes in the neighborhood. In the eastern section is Lake Disston, the smaller of the two. Further west is Lake Pasadena which is approximately ¾ of a mile around the perimeter. People…

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Fort DeSoto Beach Park

Ft DeSoto has so much to offer. Pack a picnic basket and spend the day at the beach . There are many picnic shelters that can be reserved for large company picnics or family gatherings. Across the water from the East Beach is a breathtaking view of the Skyway Bridge. Dolphin are a frequent sight playing in the waves offshore….

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Gulfport Florida Homes: Bring Your Beach Chairs

Are you looking to get away from it all? Well, if you live in Pinellas County, you do not have to look far. Follow the road less traveled to Gulfport. No crowded beaches here. Just a peaceful retreat off the beaten path. This quaint little town is perfect for those who want a little something different than the usual tourist…

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When Is the Best Time to Close a Home Sale?

It is sometimes evident that the real estate business is far more advanced than any home buyer could ever understand.  When a home buyer or potential home buyer walks into the real estate office they often ask questions like what is your interest rate for today?  This question has no simple answer, but there is a question that most potential…

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What’s In a View? More Money?

When it comes to pricing a piece of real estate, the view the home has often drives the price of the home up. But when establishing the price of the home, how do you place a monetary value on a view? When establishing what a potential home buyer should pay for a view there are certain categories you can look…

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