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Dunedin Home For Sale - 05/29/08 06:22 PM
Here is another Dunedin home that is selling at a great price! $199,000. is all that is being asked for this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home that includes a 2 car garage. This home has a large backyard full of mature shade trees! Tile floors inside!
To see this or one of the other homes that are selling in this buyer's market give us a call today!
Dunedin Homes - 05/29/08 04:05 PM
Dunedin has homes in all price ranges for sale!!! This particular home is a 3 bedroom, 3 bath with a fully fenced in backyard and a caged pool. There is a 2 car garage and the kitchen has been recently remodeled.
This home is being sold for $299,000. which is a really great price for a home that has been well maintained! You have to see inside! The master suite has built in cherrywood cabinets in the walk-in closet.
How I Spent Memorial Day - 05/28/08 03:37 PM
Just wanted to share with all of my friends here at ActiveRain how I spent my Memorial Day! I went to the beach with my daughter and granddaughter! We had a wonderful time out on Honeymoon Island! The little one just turned 1 1/2 and is so much fun to be around and observe!!!
We did not spend too much time at the beach - an hour and a half later we were packing her back in the car to head home for lunch and a nap. Too much of a good thing would result in a sunburn! We did (7 comments)
Honeymoon Island State Park - Just Off Dunedin Causeway - 05/28/08 03:26 PM
Honeymoon Island State Park is located just off the Dunedin Causeway! Now that summer is approaching everyone is finding their way to this wonderful seaside playground! Miles of coastline, beautiful white sandy beaches, glistening waves tossing merrily in the tropical sun - who could ask for more???
And this does not have to be a vacation destination! Florida is a wonderful place to live all year round! Vacation 365 days a year! Who could ask for more????
Crystal Beach Homes - 05/28/08 03:18 PM
Crystal Beach homes are all within a half mile of St Joseph's Sound. That is because Crystal Beach is a tiny little community. One of those places that only locals know about!!! The perfect place to live and play in the Florida sun!!!
Located just minutes from both Tarpon Springs and those fantastic beaches of Caladesi Island and Honeymoon Island State Park, Crystal Beach is a wonderful place to call HOME!
Mature oak trees line the streets together with magestic palms! Many of the side streets are made of crushed sea shells! You don't find communities like this often! (0 comments)
Crystal Beach - One of Pinellas County's Best Kept Secrets - 05/28/08 02:50 PM
Crystal Beach is indeed one of Pinellas County's best kept secrets!!! If you were travelling south along Alternate 19 from Tarpon Springs heading toward Clearwater you would pass right by this lovely little town and never know it is here!
Wedged between Alt 19 and St Joseph's Sound, Crystal Beach is just large enough to have it's own US Post Office and one zip code! Truly a place to hide away and enjoy the Florida sun!!!
Crystal Beach's Changing Face - 05/28/08 02:15 PM
Crystal Beach's changing face is truly remarkable! This once sleepy little town located on St Joseph's Sound is right next door to Palm Harbor. I can remember when all of the homes here were single story cement block or wood frame homes. Those were the days when my family would come up here from Tampa to go fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.
Times sure have changed! More and more magnificently splendid homes are being constructed all over this little town. Crystal Beach is indeed changing it's face!!!
If you are considering buying or selling in the Crystal Beach, (5 comments)
Those Lazy Days of Summer..... - 05/26/08 07:52 PM
Those lazy days of summer............right here on the West Coast of Florida! And what better way to enjoy the summer then sailing off of Honeymoon Island?
Florida's West Coast is known for it's family friendly waters. The gradual slope makes it the perfect place for kids to enjoy the Gulf of Mexico!!! And the beaches are the BEST in the country!!! Whether Caladesi Island, Honeymoon Island, Fort Desoto Park or of the beaches in between, Pinellas County's beaches are fantastic!!!
Honeymoon Island's Sea Grapes - 05/26/08 02:04 PM
Honeymoon Island has Sea Grapes everywhere! Sea Grapes grow here in Florida and throughout the Carribean. They have beautiful flowers that look like this:
The grapes can be made into jam or eatten raw, just like regular grapes. Sea Grapes need a lot of salt to survive. That is way you find them all over the islands here in Florida!!!! They cannot live through frost.
Sea Grapes are found all along the coastline in South Florida. This is one more beautiful 'weed' that we have here!!!
Caladesi Names Best Beach In Nation For 2008 - 05/22/08 06:57 PM
Caladesi Island's beautiful white sands are why "Dr. Beach" Stephen P. Leatherman named it the top beach in the nation for 2008! Leatherman called the three mile long island his 'favorite getaway beach'. With it's crystal clear waters, Caladesi Island - which is located directly off the coast of Dunedin, Florida - is indeed a wonderful place to play in the Florida Sun!!!! You can get to Caladesi Island via ferry from Honeymoon Island State Park, which is at the end of the Dunedin Causeway!!! #2 on his list for this year is Hawaii's Hanalei Beach! Florida had two more beaches (3 comments)
Hibiscus - Beautiful Any Day - 05/21/08 08:26 PM
Hibiscus - what a beautiful flower! These are lining the street in downtown Dunedin! The variety of shrubs and flowers is what makes it so pleasant to walk here!!!
Florida is always green!!! We tell the seasons by what is in bloom!!! No snow . . . . EVER!
Strolling In Downtown Dunedin Florida - 05/21/08 08:05 PM
Strolling in downtown Dunedin Florida is always a lot of fun! The city is absolutely beautiful! Large trees line the streets. The people are friendly and always smiling - perhaps that is one of the reasons I love Dunedin!
If you make it to Pinellas County, check out Dunedin - you will be glad you did!!!
BEAUTIFUL is the best word to describe Dunedin!
Remember,if you are thinking of buying or selling in Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor or Palm Harbor give me a call! With years of experience in the local market, I am here for all of your real estate (0 comments)
Dunedin's Funky Boutiques - 05/21/08 07:50 PM
Dunedin has some really funky boutiques. Looking for something to do during the afternoon? How about strolling along the brick streets of downtown Dunedin and visiting some of the funky boutiques? You will be amazed at the variety! If I am looking for an unusual gift I can always find something in downtown Dunedin!!!!
Dunedin Brewery - Another Reason To Visit Dunedin Florida - 05/21/08 03:46 PM
Dunedin Brewery is indeed another reason to visit Dunedin Florida! If you love good beer, you need to stop by Dunedin Brewery! They really have some great beer! It s family owned and operated and you can tell because of the quality of the beer!!! You can stop by after a quiet morning in the local shops and have lunch at the brewery - or after work to have a bite to eat with friends - Dunedin Brewery is a friendly place for gatherings!!!
Located just up the street from the Dunedin park and Purple Moon, Dunedin Brewery is one (2 comments)
RUTENBERG REALTY RULES!!! - 05/21/08 03:36 PM
I love the company I work with! They offer their agents constant training, like the one I attended today at the Clearwater Countryclub on Short Sales! It was great! While I ate lunch we listened to experts, including our own Rutenberg title company attorney, bring us up to date on the latest going on in the short sale end of our business. It is interesting to note that our Clearwater office of Charles Rutenberg Realty is the largest in the country! We have over 1790 agents working throughout the state from our office. Many do not come in very often - they (2 comments)
Dunedin Florida's Purple Moon - 05/21/08 03:17 PM
Dunedin Florida's Purple Moon is more than just a cafe under the trees! It is a wonderful eclectic shop that has cards, crystals, books, candles, incense, drawings to decorate your walls, bumper stickers, jewelery and many more items just waiting for you to discover them!!! You can sit outside under the trees and enjoy a nice glass of wine or cup of coffee with something sweet while you listen to the music coming from the park which is just across the street! And if the band is not playing, the sound of the birds singing will brighten up any mood!!!
Beautiful Downtown Dunedin Florida - 05/21/08 10:23 AM
Beautiful downtown Dunedin Florida comes complete with a beautiful park and a stage for music in the park!!! Notice those little holes in the roof area???? They are filled with bird nests! So while you are enjoying the afternoon in the park you have music whether the band is playing or not!!! Dunedin is a wonderful place to live! It is right on the coast, has it's own beach on Honeymoon Island and the Dunedin Causeway leading out to the island! This wonderful community has adorable little shops for browsing. I have found some of the most unusual gifts during these (2 comments)
You Are What You Eat - 05/16/08 07:28 AM
You are what you eat indeed! I was reading the paper a couple of days ago and there was an article about how we as a nation are getting heavier and heavier. There was also a correlation on income and weight. Poor people tend to eat cheap food which is usually junk food the article was saying. Add to this that cheap food usually is full of chemicals that are NOT natural and food color to make it look appealing and you are on the road to disaster. Not only weight gain, but allergies, attention disorders - a whole array of (8 comments)
Tarpon Springs To Get Reverse Osmosis Plant - 05/14/08 12:22 PM
Water shortages are nothing new in Florida - during the summer months you can expect the local water management district to issue lawn watering restrictions. Many have finally started making the sensible switch to native plants that are drought tolerant. There has been talk to desalinization plants for years - now the City of Tarpon Springs is moving in the direction of getting a reverse osmosis plant of their own!!! The process is underway to select a designer for this plant which will hopefully provide 5 million gallons per day of drinking water! Tarpon Springs - on the cutting edge.
Beautiful Bougainvilleas - 05/13/08 09:13 PM
What could be more beautiful and show that Spring is giving way to Summer than the bougainvillea?
These bougainvilleas grace the park in downtown Dunedin! It is a lovely, tranquil place to sit and enjoy the afternoon - which is exactly what I did!
And since I could not decide which shot I prefer, I decided to share all three with my fellow Rainers!
Spring In Florida - 05/13/08 09:04 PM
Anyone who says we don't have seasons here in Florida has not been here! It is not that things die back and then come to life again. In Florida we tell the season by what is currently in bloom! What a wonderful way to tell the seasons!!!
With such brilliant colors, you can tell that we are about to enter into the summer season! It is a wonderful time of the year to be outside, enjoying the sun and the Gulf breezes!
I am not sure of what the proper name of this flowering plant is and would love (5 comments)
More Of Beautiful Dunedin - 05/13/08 08:56 PM
I wanted to share some of these photos of Dunedin that I took this past weekend! Lately I have been working so much that I have not gotten out to just enjoy a day between the park and the local shops. This past weekend was an exception. I went to Dunedin and had a wonderful time!
The side of this building pretty much says it all! Located directly on the Gulf of Mexico, Dunedin is a quaint town just minutes from Clearwater and fantastic Clearwater Beach!
The downtown area has brick everywhere and those classic older homes that many (2 comments)
Dunedin Is Beautiful !!!!! - 05/13/08 08:48 PM
Dunedin is beautiful !!!!! The downtown area of Dunedin is lined with an eclectic combination of shops and restaurants. As you enter the downtown area you are greeted with signage welcoming you. Flowers and beautiful shrubs abound, as do park benches and the sounds of birds singing happily in the breeze!
Dunedin is one of my favorite spots to spend an afternoon. The cool winds blow in from the Gulf of Mexico which makes wondering the brick streets such a delight!
If you are interested in buying or selling in the Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor area give us a (2 comments)
Dunedin Home At Great Price - 05/13/08 08:03 PM
This fantastic Dunedin home is going for the unbelievable price of $199,000.!!!! It was built in 1980 and is 1443 sq ft! With 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and a wonderful den/office/library, this home also has fantastic landscaping!
Give us a call today to see inside this well maintained home or one of the others currently available in the Dunedin area!
This Clearwater home has been renovated and is ready for it's new owners! With over 1400 sq ft, this 3 bedroom 2 bath home has a 2 car garage, new stainless steel appliances, new windows, new air conditioning, natural stone and bamboo flooring and is partially fenced in.
The current owner is asking $199,900. but is willing to negotiate on the price so make an offer!!!!!
Mykonos Restaurant - Tarpon Springs - 05/12/08 09:26 PM
Mykonos Restaurant in Tarpon Springs is one of my favorite places to go for dinner. They have the BEST souvlaki in town!!!! Add a glass of rezina to that and it is pure heaven!!! And that is what I had for Mother's Day!!! My daughter, granddaughter and I went up to Tarpon Springs (about 5 minutes from where we currently live) and enjoyed a wonderful Greek meal!
If you want a taste of Greece without flying all the way there, head to this wonderful Greek community in Tarpon Springs for the best food you can find anywhere!!!!
Museums Offer FREE Entrance This Saturday!!! - 05/12/08 09:16 PM
Museums will offer free entrance this Saturday in St Petersburg! This is a wonderful incentive to take the entire family to the museum for the day!!! The following museums will be participating: the Dali Museum Great Explorations Children's Museum Museum of fine Arts Museum of History Sunken Gardens Florida Holocaust Museum To take advantage of this offer you will need to bring ID showing that you are a resident of either Hillsborough or Pinellas County. That's it!!! So take advantage of this great opportunity to take the family to the museum!!!
Home Not Selling? Try Price Reduction! - 05/06/08 07:30 PM
Right now the market is flooded with homes and many are taking 6 months and longer to sell. Remember to adjust your listing price to the current market! Do an updated CMA and present it to your client. If your home is not priced right it will continue to sit. While you are at it, update your listing photos too! Even here in Florida, as the seasons change so do the flowering plants! So make sure your photos are current!!!!
Returning Grandma's 'Borrowed' Library Books - 05/05/08 01:25 PM
Where to start? Many years ago when my mother passed on, I was left with the job of sorting through all of her remaining belongings, which included TONS on books! I love books and have always dreamed of owning my own library, so it was a job that I actually did not mind. As I sorted through the books and decided which to keep and which to pass on to someone else, I noticed that a few had a stamp in them from the New York City Public Library!!!! What to do????? Keep them??? Pay late fines???? To make it even more interesting, (4 comments)
Good morning Barbara, Most people don't know that back in 1912, Hellmann's mayonnaise was manufactured in England. In fact, the Titanic was carrying 12,000 jars of the condiment scheduled for delivery in Vera Cruz, Mexico, which was to be the next port of call for the great ship after it's stop in New York. This would have been the largest single shipment of Mayonnaise ever delivered to Mexico. But as we know the great ship did not make it to (2 comments)
Happy Cinco de Mayo!!! - 05/05/08 07:24 AM
Happy Cinco de Mayo to my partner, Bill! Bill's grandmother was from Mexico, so he has reason to celebrate. With a last name of BERRING, which is Danish, you would never look at him and realize he is one quarter Mexican. So on this special day, I want to honor Bill's Grandmother and wish him and his family and all others out there with Mexican roots a wonderful Cinco de Mayo!!!!
Please Say A Prayer . . . . - 05/05/08 07:19 AM
I don't normally write posts like this, but today is an exception! Most of you know that I used to teach social science in drop out prevention, both middle and high school, here in Pinellas County. These are kids that have been reassigned to special schools because of drugs, weapons, violence. It is a second chance school and the class numbers are smaller because the kids need special attention. One of the most difficult things working there was to hear that we had lost a kid to violence.....some shot themselves, some were shot by the police, some were shot by others (usually (3 comments)
Located convenient to the beaches and the mall, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home has vaulted ceilings, a brick fireplace and a fenced in backyard! The backyard also features a wood deck for lots of outdoor fun and entertainment!!! There is a community pool and playground as part of this package deal!!!
Flyers Everywhere! - 05/01/08 01:29 PM
Today I put 100 flyers out! I went through a whole townhome/condo community and left them on each door. Naturally I chose a community that is NOT deed restricted with signs everywhere that say it is illegal to solicit. I have no idea who is renting or who owns these homes, but whether they are interested in buying or selling, we are here for them!!! It was a lazy day so I decided to make good use of it! I will let you know if the phone rings from this attempt to get clients. If nothing else, I got some exercise (13 comments)
Having grown up in south Tampa and lived here in Pinellas County for the last 20+ years, I know the area well!
Give me a call today at 727-512-0910 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to visit my web site: www.barbarajo.com
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