clearwater florida home search: Clearwater Florida - A Tropical Paradise ALL Year Round - 12/30/16 05:08 AM
Clearwater Florida is a tropical paradise all year round! With it's subtropical climate, you can go swimming and enjoy other water sports such as sailing, windsurfing, paddle boarding, scuba diving, boating, fishing and so much more throughout the year!
Winter down here means long walks on the beach, collecting sea shells or spending the day out on the boat, island hopping. Blue skies, our Florida sun and temperatures that the states to our north can only dream of!
If you are ready to make the move, give me a call today! Whether you are considering moving down on a permanent basis or simply … (12 comments)

clearwater florida home search: 910 Berkley Place - Clearwater Florida - Minutes To The Gulf Beaches - 02/09/15 08:12 PM
910 Berkley Place in beautiful Clearwater Florida is minutes to the white powder sand of the Gulf Beaches!

This 1962 three bedroom, one bath home is on a large corner lot in an area of Clearwater that is central to everything! The home does need updating and renovations - it is what we call a 'handyman special'. 

At only $80,000. this 1138 sq ft home should not last long on the market! Kitchen and bathroom need updating, the carpet has been removed and the terrazzo flooring is ready for whatever the new owner has in mind. Call today before this little … (11 comments)

clearwater florida home search: Coming Soon! New Listing! 910 Berkley Place, Clearwater Florida - 02/08/15 03:51 AM
Coming Soon! New listing at 910 Berkley Place in beautiful Clearwater Florida.

This is a 'handyman special' in a fabulous location, minutes to the Gulf of Mexico and the white sugar sand beaches!
Three bedrooms, one bath and a carport, this home is on a premium corner lot close to everything yet in an extremely quiet section of town!
Stay turned for more.......to see any listing in the Greater Clearwater Area, give us a call today!
 
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clearwater florida home search: October Flowers In Clearwater Florida - 10/21/13 09:36 PM
October flowers in Clearwater Florida is a reminder that there is always a splash of color everywhere you turn down here in the Sunshine State.

Perhaps that is why so many choose to relocate down here and give up shoveling snow during those cold winter months up north. If that is the case for you as well, I would love to assist you with your search for a home down in the Clearwater Florida area. Give me a call today so we can discuss your plans to find that perfect home for you and your family here on the sparkling … (12 comments)

clearwater florida home search: Stone Crab Season Opens Here In Florida On October 15th Each Year - 10/13/13 08:00 AM
Stone crab season opens here in Florida on October 15th each year and Clearwater residents love their stone crabs. The claws are taken from the elbow and must be at least 2 3/4 inches long in order to be legal.

Naturally, egg bearing females are not to be harvested. It is vital that these stone crabs are left to reproduce and provide stone crabs for the future. You know a female has eggs since she has an orange or brown mass on the bottom of the body that is known as the sponge.
Although both claws can be harvested if … (9 comments)

clearwater florida home search: Just Enjoying This Awesome October Weather On The Water - 10/12/13 11:15 PM
Yes, this is how beautiful the October weather on the water is here off the coast of Clearwater Florida! We waited until past noon to go out since I had phone calls to make, appointments to set and another contract to write but once that was done, we took off.

We switched the live well and the built in cooler with each other so there is more room for the fish. Ronnie uses a cast net and we had well over 60 fish in the live well......everything from green backs, small mullet and pin fish to grunts. They all make … (12 comments)

clearwater florida home search: St Petersburg Florida 2nd Saturday Art Walk - 10/10/13 11:03 PM
St Petersburg Florida will be holding their monthly 2nd Saturday Art Walk on Saturday October 12, 2013. The Art Walk is absolutely amazing and really needs to be broken down into several days since there is so much to see!

The Chihuly Collection is at the Morean Arts Center on Beach Drive, then there is the Craftsman House, Creative Clay, the Feathered Serpent Gallery, Florida Craftsmen, Inc., Michele Tuegel Contemporary Gallery, the Morean Arts Center Glass Studio & Hot Shop, Nuance Galleries and Timothy Raines Gallery all on Central Avenue, Shapiro's Gallery of Comtemporary Crafts on Beach Drive and Red … (9 comments)

clearwater florida home search: Clearwater Florida - A Great Place To Live For Boat Enthusiasts - 09/29/13 10:40 PM
Clearwater Florida is a great place to live for boat enthusiasts! As you can see from the video below, there are plenty of people that own boats here as in many of Florida's coastal cities.

When the wind kicks up and the waves start churning, you simply stay inside the intercoastal waterway. With numerous islands as destinations for a quiet picnic and bathing choice or simply to fish in some of the best fishing spots around here, Clearwater's intercoastal waterway rocks!
Naturally, on calmer days it is always great to venture out into the open waters of the Gulf of … (9 comments)

clearwater florida home search: Clearwater & St Petersburg Area Townhome & Condo Inventory - 2013 - 05/01/13 02:14 AM
Clearwater & St Petersburg Florida area townhome and condo inventory is extremely low right now. To see how low, let us compare the month of March 2013 with the previous year in various price ranges:

List Price                   # of New Listings
under 50k                      128            -14.1% over a year ago
50k - $99,999                 229            -2.1% over a year ago
100k - $149,999     … (4 comments)

clearwater florida home search: Clearwater & St Petersburg Area Market Inventory For Townhomes 2013 - 04/29/13 10:33 PM
The Clearwater and St Petersburg area market inventory for townhomes and condos has reduced significantly during the last year. To show exactly how much, let us look at a few months and compare the inventory with the previous year:

 
                      # of months supply 
March 2013            6.1            -21.3% over previous year
February 2013       6.2           -22.9% over previous year
January 2013         6.2           -24.7% … (5 comments)

clearwater florida home search: Clearwater & St Petersburg Area Townhome & Condo Market - March 2013 - 04/28/13 09:52 PM
The Clearwater & St Petersburg Florida area townhome and condo market for March 2013 has changed significantly over a year ago. When we compare median sale prices for townhomes and condos in the area on a month to month basis over the previous year, the information shows how the local market has picked up!

                              Median Sale Price
March 2013              $106,000              21.8% rise over previous year
February 2013         $ 97,000 … (6 comments)

clearwater florida home search: Clearwater & St Petersburg Area Market - Median Time On Market - 04/28/13 05:37 AM
Clearwater & St Petersburg Florida area real estate market's median time on the market for single family homes during March 2013 versus a year ago shows that homes are indeed moving faster in all price ranges!

Sale Price:
less than 50k          27 days on the market     -20.6% from a year ago
50k - $99,999          57 days on the market     -24.0% from a year ago
100k - $149,999      56 days on the market      -23.3% from a year ago
150k - $199,999      49 days … (8 comments)

clearwater florida home search: Clearwater/St Pete - Area Single Family Home Sales Price Change - 04/22/13 11:32 PM
When you look at Clearwater/St Pete area single family home sales according to price for the month of March 2013 and compare these numbers with a year ago, you get some interesting information which shows what is going on in the current market.

Homes that sold for less than $50,000 made up 81 sales in March 2013 which is down 21.4% from a year ago. Those rock bottom homes just aren't there anymore like they were!
Homes in the 50k - 99,999 range had 221 sales in March here in Pinellas County which was up 13.9% over a year ago.
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clearwater florida home search: How Low Can You Go With That Offer On A Single Family Home? - 04/22/13 06:44 AM
"How low can you go with that offer" is something that we get asked on a daily basis here in the Clearwater/Palm Harbor Florida area. To give you an idea of what is going on in the local market for single family homes, let me provide you with a little information on what list price is like compared to actual sold price:
 
During March 2013 the actual sold price was an average of 92.8% of the list price. That is up 4% over March 2012.

February 2013 that average was 91.9%, which was up 2.8% over a year ago.
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clearwater florida home search: Single Family Homes Decreased Inventory - Pinellas County Florida - 02/26/13 01:00 AM
Single family homes have decreased in available inventory here in Pinellas County Florida and this graph, courtesy of Florida Association of Realtors, says it all!
Beginning with 2008 and continuing through the end of 2012, the pink graph shows how many single family homes have closed here in our county.
The second graph, in green, shows the median sales price. As you can clearly see, prices are coming back up again!


Now that bottom graph, in blue is the one that is driving buyers absolutely crazy! It shows the total available single family home inventory. Prices are going UP … (16 comments)

clearwater florida home search: Pinellas County Florida Botanical Gardens - Largo Florida - 02/19/13 04:48 AM
Pinellas County Florida Botanical Gardens is located in Largo Florida. Here you can wander through over 30 acres of cultivated gardens and view the wildlife in the 90 acres that remain wild and natural.

The cultivated gardens include a herb garden, palm garden, tropical fruit garden, patio garden, butterfly garden, succelent garden, bromeliad garden, native plants garden and a seasonal plantings display area. In addition to that, there is a beautiful wedding garden as well as a tropical courtyard. 
Naturally, a botanical garden down here in Florida would not be complete without an aquatic habitat demonstration area with a large … (11 comments)

 
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Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor

Clearwater, FL

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Having grown up in south Tampa and lived here in Pinellas County for the last 30+ years, I know the area well! I am here to assist you in all of your real estate needs. Give me a call today at 727-755-3292 or send an e-mail to barbarajo@barbarajo.com. Be sure to visit my web site: www.barbarajo.com Ich spreche Deutsch! Google


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