Month: January 2009

Sunsets at Clearwater Beach’s Pier 60

Just as sunset occurs 365 days a year, so do the Sunset Celebrations at Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach.  What began over ten years ago, as a way to draw people to the beach in the evenings and provide free entertainment to families is now a daily staple that offers a fantastic array of artisans, crafters, street performers and bands…

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Mortgages and Real Estate in Hernando County Florida

Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Florida’s Nature Coast is known for mermaids and manatees. Large, undeveloped lots and tracts of land. Springs and rivers that are 72 degrees year-round. For Sale signs and abandoned houses are becoming a part of the natural landscape as well. Surely a sign of the times that even the most remote areas aren’t immune…

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Belleview Biltmore – More than just a resort and spa!

Hunt for ghosts, take a historical tour, and solve a murder mystery.  Remarkably, these are all things you can do at the Belleview Biltmore Resort and Spa in Clearwater, Florida. Spread out over twenty-two acres of meticulously manicured lawns overlooking Clearwater Bay, the largest wooden building in the world truly is an impressive site. However, the resort’s bright white façade,…

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2008 and Celebrity Real Estate: Going, going, gone!

Wow, this has been a tough year for finances and real estate. When the lady next door has her home foreclosed on, many people think this is something that is common, for the commoner. But, what about the celebrity? They have lots of money and they must have paid for their home in full when they bought it, right? For…

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Downtown Dunedin’s Main Street

Downtown Dunedin’s Main Street impresses visitors and locals alike with over ten blocks of unique shopping, dining, nightlife and recreation options.  What began as a simple restoration project to capture pedestrian traffic brought through Dunedin’s downtown by the county’s recreation trail is now one of the most successful downtown revitalization projects in West Central Florida.  Celebrating a 100% occupancy rate…

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Honeymoon Island in Dunedin

Some people consider Dunedin Causeway and Honeymoon Island as only a gateway to its more famous neighbor, Caladesi Island.  Other visitors, however, understand that both Honeymoon Island and Dunedin Causeway are true destinations in their own right. Travelling over Dunedin Causeway and leaving the mainland behind, a mesmerizing change of scenery occurs .Gone are street corners overwhelmed by competing gas…

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How Do You Convince a Buyer to Buy Today?

The real estate market is flooded with available homes and the realtor is constantly trying to sell, sell, sell. When the buyer just does not want to buy how do you convince them that today is a great time to become a homeowner? The answer to that question is you shouldn’t try to convince them at all. The word convince…

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Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Just off Clearwater’s Memorial Causeway, in a renovated city water treatment facility adults and children are spending the day feeding sea turtles, petting stingrays, shaking hands with dolphins and learning how to preserve and restore Florida’s marine life. At The Clearwater Marine Aquarium, visitors experience a unique working marine facility that specializes in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of local…

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