century 21 bill nye realty: Reduced! 3/2 Home For Sale in Pasadena Shores, Dade City, FL. No HOA! - 11/12/19 01:10 PM

Sit on your terrace in a lounge chair and watch the sun set over the canal! What better way to end a day! This home is on a roomy lot at the end of a cul-de-sac with no thru traffic. It has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, plus 1,308 sq ft of heated/cooled living area.
The center of the home has an open floor plan containing the kitchen, a dining area, a breakfast bar and a spacious living room with twin ceiling fans. Lots of room to enjoy and entertain friends in. At the south end of the home are the … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: Should You Retire Your Mobile Home Titles? That Depends! - 06/29/17 06:00 PM
Not long ago I got a letter from the Florida State Retirement Office. It appears that since I worked for 9 years in the public school system here in Pasco County, I could now start collecting early retirement if I want to. It is not a lot of money since I only taught 9 years here, and 12 years in Spain which don't count. However, a few hundred dollars each month is still better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick.
Many people do not realize that mobile homes also have a retirement option, and I don't mean demolition. A … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: 2016 Truth in Millage (TRIM) Notices for Property Taxes Sent Out - 08/26/16 05:51 AM


When I opened my mailbox today (8/22/2016 I found a letter from Mike Wells, the Pasco County Property Appraiser where I live, telling me what my proposed property taxes for 2016 would likely be. Probably most of Florida's residents are also receiving these notices, also called Truth in Millage (TRIM). notices. It is worth your while to closely examine the one that pertains to the property(s) that you own.
The notice will show you 3 main things:
What your property taxes were last year. What they will be this year if proposed budget changes are not made. What they will be if proposed budget changes … (2 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: February 2016 Florida Real Estate Newsletter from John Elwell - 02/05/16 03:13 AM
My February Real Estate Newsletter is now available for you to see.  
Just click on the following link to view this month's newsletter:  Download Februrary 2016 Newsletter-pdf
I hope that you will find this month's articles interesting and helpful.
If you would like to receive these newsletters automatically each month in the future, just send me an e-mail and let me know. I would be glad to add you to my e-mailing list. You can e-mail me at: jelwell1@tampabay.rr.com or call me at: 813-783-4444
I also invite you to visit my my website where I think you will find a lot of useful information and links to … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: Good Economic News Pushes Mortgage Interest Rates Above 4% - 06/11/15 07:55 AM
Today, 6/11/2015, Freddie Mac reported that the average mortgage interest rate for 30 year fixed-rate mortgage was 4.04%up from 3.87% last week. The average interest rate for 15 year fixed-rate mortgages was 3.25%, up from 3.08% last week. A year ago the 30 year rate was 4.20%.
Freddie Mac's spokesperson said, "Mortgage rates rose above 4 percent for the first time since November 2014 as Treasury yields surged. Markets are responding to strong employment data. In May, the U.S. economy added 280,000 jobs. Moreover, job openings surged to 5.4 million in April, up over 20 percent from a year ago."
Do keep in mind … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: Tropical Storm Maria Heading in General Direction of Florida - Strengthening Expected - 09/09/11 09:53 AM
 Now that Katia is moving on to the northeast and away from us, we turn our eyes to Tropical Storm Maria. As of today, 9/9/2011, Maria is still out in the Atlantic Ocean. But the map above shows it moving in our "general" direction with a possible turn to the north before it gets to Florida. They are predicting it will strengthen as it moves westward.
So even though appears to be possible that we might "dodge another bullet", this storm bears watching. As do all tropical storms! Keep yourselves up-to-date via the internet, TV, and radio. It never hurts to be prepared. You can always use … (1 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: Driftwood 55+ Subdivision - A Tranquil Place to Live in Zephyrhills, Florida - 04/22/11 08:56 AM
 Welcome to Driftwood Subdivision located in Zephyrhills, Florida. Just 1/2 hour northeast of the city of Tampa. Driftwood is on the State of Florida's registered 55+ subdivisions (as of April 2011). This can be confirmed by clicking on the following link: Pasco County 55+ Subdivisions 
Its location is very central and within a half-mile radius you have a 3 supermarkets, 3 pharmacies, numerous doctors' offices, a theater, the Florida Medical Clinic, our local hospital, a fire station, the city police office, lots of restaurants, Walmart, Lowes, and parks. Yet Driftwood's grounds make it seem as if all of the hustle and bustle … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: 2011 Zephyrhills Chamber Commerce City Profile and Member Directory Ready and Online - 04/09/11 04:05 PM
The new 2011 Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce City Profile and Member Directory is ready and online now.   
To see it in a "flip-book" version on your computer, just  CLICK HERE    This publication will let you learn more about our city and the businesses that make it a great place to live and work.
I think that you will find it to be very informative and helpful.
You might also enjoy stopping by the Chamber of Commerce website at: http://www.zephyrhillschamber.org/  You can also visit them in person at: 38550 5th Avenue, Zephyrhills, Florida 33542 * Telephone: 813-782-1913   
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century 21 bill nye realty: My Two Recent Sales in Colony Hills and Wedgewood Manor in Zephyrhills, Florida - 03/13/11 01:42 PM

 
Chah Drive Zephyrhills, FL

 
 
     
      Teaberry Loop Zephyrhills, FL                      

I recently found buyers for the two properties you see above. So, contrary to what you may have heard, homes are selling in our area.   Often a part of the reason for a sale is the internet exposure a property or agent gets. That is one of my areas of expertise and I pride myself on doing more and better internet work than most of my local colleagues. … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: Spring 2011 Public Library Schedules for East Pasco County, Florida - 03/06/11 08:51 AM
I just downloaded the 2011 Spring Schedules for the library branches on the east side of Pasco County, Florida. These include the New River Library Branch in Wesley Chapel, and the Hugh Embry Library in Dade City. Lots of things happening in the months to come. So make sure that you and your families do not miss out! Not much is free or low-cost nowdays. Take advantage of all our library system has to offer you!
To download an Adobe PDF copy of the March to May calendars, just click on the following links:
New River Library Schedule: Download March to … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: Houses, Villas, & Condos in Zephyrhills, Florida For Sale as of 3/5/2011 - 03/05/11 05:40 AM
If you are looking for your place under the Florida sun, Zephyrhills could be just the spot that you are searching for. Remember, winter is HERE!
To assist you, I am attaching an updated Adobe PDF file to this post that shows just some of the single-family houses, villas, condos, and townhomes that are currently available for purchase here as of March 5, 2011. From that date until the day you see this list, some of these properties may have been sold (especially if it is a very old post.)If that happens, please let me know, and I can get you … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: Main Street Zephyrhills, Florida's 2011 Schedule of Events Now Available - 02/18/11 11:44 AM
 In Zephyrhills, Florida, like many cities we have a Chamber of Commerce that helps promote local businesses and the municipality in general. However, we also have an organization called Main Street Zephyrhills, Inc. which also works for the betterment of our town. To this end it offers a large number of events to showcase all that Zephyrhills has to offer.
Some of these events include:
Saturday Night Cruise events every 4th Saturday evening. Offered are lots of food vendors, entertainment, raffles door prizes, music, and LOTS of classic and customized automobiles. Music & Motorcycles - As the title suggests, lots of … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: My February 2001 Florida Real Estate Newsletter is Available for Download - 02/10/11 05:40 AM
My February 2011 Real Estate Newsletter is now available for download as a PDF (Adobe Acrobat) file that all computers should be able to open. Just click on the following link: Download February 2011 Newsletter I hope that you will find this month's articles interesting and helpful.
If you would like to receive these newsletters automatically in the future each month, just send me an e-mail and let me know. I would be glad to add you to my e-mailing list. You can e-mail me at: jelwell1@tampabay.rr.com or call me at: 813-783-4444
I also invite you to visit my my website where I think you will … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: Little Time Left to Apply for 2011 Homestead Exemptions in Florida! - 02/02/11 12:48 PM
This message is for those of you who purchased and occupied a home during 2010 that will be your permanent (homestead) residence. Or for those who have now decided to live in their vacation homes on a permanent basis and are no longer declaring a home in some other place as their homesteaded residence.
Do be aware that homeowners who plan to make their homes their permanent residences, or in other words, their homesteads, should apply for the exemptions just has they have in the past. That means that they had to close on the purchase of their home and occupy it before the end of 2010. … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: This Week Average Mortgage Interest Rates Jump Slightly says Freddie Mac - 01/27/11 12:38 PM
Today, 1/27/11,  Freddie Mac reported that the average mortgage interest rate for 30 year fixed-rate mortgages was 4.80% (4.76% in the southeast), up from 4.74% a week ago. The average interest rate for 15 year fixed-rate mortgages was 4.09%, up from 4.05% last week. A year ago the 30 year rate was 4.98%. 
Freddie Mac's spokesperson said today, "Mortgage rates followed bond yields a little higher this week amid positive data reports from The Conference Board that suggest the economy is strengthening. The index of leading indicators rose 1.0 percent in December, nearly twice that of the market consensus forecast and represented the sixth consecutive … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: Easter Seals Yard Sale at CENTURY 21 Bill Nye Realty in Zephyrhills, FL on Feb. 12, 2011 - 01/27/11 12:19 PM
We will again be hosting a yard sale at our CENTURY 21 Bill Nye Realty, Inc. office to benefit the Easter Seals campaign. There are few Americans who have not heard about this wonderful charitable organization and CENTURY 21 has been one of its many benefactors for years.
We will be selling items at our office located at 34619 State Road 54 just west of  Zephyrhills. Our office is very near the intersection of State Road 54 and Morris Bridge Road/Eiland Boulevard. Right across from the new CVS Drugstore. You can click on the picture to the right to see a … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: Florida's 2011 State Fair Will Take Place from February 10th to the 21st - 01/15/11 11:24 AM
 
When I lived back in New York, our state fair always took place in August when the weather was hot and the kids were all out of school. Here, our Florida State Fair occurs in February when our weather is pleasantly mild and during the week the kids are in school leaving the fairgrounds less crowded.
This year promises to be just as fun-packed as those of the past. Some of the scheduled activities and performers are:
Corn Dogs & Cracker Country The Leroy Van Dyke Country Gold Tour Circus Hollywood Racing Pigs Rodeo Lots of Thrill Rides A great … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: Dade City, Florida's 2011 Kumquat Festival to Take Place on Saturday, January 29th - 01/15/11 10:53 AM
 Unique to this part of Florida is Dade City's Annual Kumquat Festival. This popular event is well-attended by residents and "snowbirds" alike. Some of the offered activities are:
Over 250 booths lining Meridan Avenue. Live music Wagon Rides Face painting Square dancing 10K and 5K walks - Download this brochure for more information about the walks: Download Kumquat Festival Family Fun Walks Brochure Arts and Crafts show A beauty contest Lots of kumquat flavored foods and other tasty items. And lots, lots, more. For more information you can click on the following link to go to the Dade City Chamber of Commerce's webpage … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: For 2nd Week, Average Mortgage Interest Rates Decrease in January 2011 - 01/13/11 11:42 AM
Today, 1/13/2011,  Freddie Mac reported that the average mortgage interest rate for 30 year fixed-rate mortgages was 4.71% (4.66% in the southeast), down from 4.77% a week ago. The average interest rate for 15 year fixed-rate mortgages was 4.08%, down from 4.13% last week. A year ago the 30 year rate was 5.06%.
A weaker than expected employment report for December 2010 caused bond yields to go down. As a consequence, mortgage interest rates followed the bonds downhill for the second week in a row.
Freddie Mac reported that the Federal Reserve had said that in all of its districts, real estate … (0 comments)

century 21 bill nye realty: Saturday Night Cruise to Take Place in Zephyrhills, Florida on September 25, 2010 - 09/15/10 02:22 PM

Posted courtesy of John Elwell - REALTOR at CENTURY 21 Bill Nye Realty, Inc. 813-783-4444 or jelwell1@tampabay.rr.com … (0 comments)

 
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Zephyrhills, FL

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