spring hill realtor: Fourth of July Fireworks in Hernando County 2013 - 07/01/13 08:22 AM
Fourth of July Fireworks in Hernando County 2013
 
 
What:   Fourth of July Fireworks - "Red, White & Boom"
 
When:  Thursday, July 4, 2013
 
Time:    Sundown
 
Where:  Believers Christian Fellowship, 7410 Commercial Way (US 19), Spring Hill, Florida
 
 
 
Fourth of July celebrations aren't complete without a fireworks display! 
 
This year, the Believers Christian Fellowship in Spring Hill, Florida, is inviting the public to their Red, White, & Boom 4th of July Fireworks Show at their location off US 19 just across from The Heather community.
 
Festivities begin at 8 pm with fireworks … (4 comments)

spring hill realtor: Berkeley Manor Neighborhood in Spring Hill, Florida - 06/27/13 04:53 AM
Berkeley Manor Neighborhood in Spring Hill, Florida
Berkeley Manor is a deed-restricted neighborhood in the heart of Spring Hill, Florida.  It is bordered by US 19 to the West, the Forest Oaks subdivision to the South, Bayridge Ct to the North and East. 
Berkeley Manor is perfectly situated with shopping plazas, grocery and home improvement stores, banking facilities, and many dining choices right outside the entrance way.  Despite its vicinity to all these amenities, Berkeley Manor is a quiet neighborhood without through traffic that is popular with home buyers of all age groups.
The Berkeley Manor neighborhood consists of exclusively single … (0 comments)

spring hill realtor: Spring Hill Home Sold! - 05/14/13 05:44 AM
Spring Hill Home Sold!
by Spring Hill Realtor Silvia Dukes, Tropic Shores Realty
Listing Details
6871 Eastbrook Drive, Spring Hill, Florida 34606
Price:  $72,738  CASH
Built:  1991
Bedrooms:  3
Baths: 2
Square Footage:  1911 under heat and air
Total Square Footage:  2636 under roof
 
 
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Spacious Spring Hill Home on a Beautiful Lot!
This home just sold in Spring Hill, Florida. Located on an oversized lot, this home has a spacious layout with room for the entire family. 
Overall, the home has been well maintained by the previous owner.  The roof on this home … (6 comments)

spring hill realtor: Oak Hills Golf Course Lot for Sale in Spring Hill Florida - Kirkwood Ave - 05/11/13 10:57 AM
Oak Hills Golf Course Lot for Sale in Spring Hill Florida - Kirkwood Ave
With low levels of inventory of existing homes, new construction is coming back  n Spring Hill, Florida.  Take a look at this beautiful golf course lot in the Oak Hills Golf Course community - the perfect site for your golf course dream home!
 
Listing Details
Oak Hills Golf Course Lot for Sale in Spring Hill, Florida
Kirkwood Avenue, Spring Hill, Florida
Price:  $42,000
MLS:  2143487
Lot Size:  15,482 SF
Acreage:  .36 acres
Amenities:  Golf Course Location
 
Don't delay until demand and prices will go up!
 
Call Spring Hill Realtor … (8 comments)

spring hill realtor: Under Contract: Pool Home in Oak Hills Golf Course Community Spring Hill Florida - 04/21/13 12:38 AM
Under Contract:  Pool Home in Oak Hills Golf Course Community Spring Hill Florida
This pool home in the Oak Hills Golf Course Community in Spring Hill is now under contract!
Property Details:
3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 2 Car Garage
Inground Pool
Living Area under Heat und Air: 1792 SF
Total Area under Roof: 2589 SF
Built:  1992
List Price:  $128,500
Price per SF:  $71.71
Listing Agent:  Silvia Dukes PA, Tropic Shores Realty
 
After only 12 days on the market, this home is now under contract! 
 
Call Realtor Silvia Dukes at 352-584-7441 for a list of other available homes … (2 comments)

spring hill realtor: Time to File for Florida Homestead Exemption for 2013 - 01/19/13 12:05 AM
Time to File for Florida Homestead Exemption for 2013 If you bought your Florida home in 2012 and are using it as your primary residence, now is time to file for Florida Homestead Exemption if you haven't done so already.
The Florida Homestead Exemption provides for a reduction in the taxable value of the home by $50,000 and it also places a cap on the annual increase in assessed valuation thus protecting home owners from sudden spikes in assessments and consequently property taxes.
To read more about how the Florida Homestead exemption works, please click on the link "What is Florida Homestead … (12 comments)

spring hill realtor: TGIF Foto Friday: Evening in Spring Hill Florida - 01/04/13 09:39 AM
TGIF Foto Friday:  Evening in Spring Hill Florida The first Friday of the year 2013 was a bit of a washout in Spring Hill Florida with cloudy skies and even some rain.  Still, as I was coming out of the grocery store in Spring Hill just before going home, clouds broke up for a just a little and I was able to capture this parking lot scene with the lights illuminating the evening sky.

TGIF Foto Friday:  Evening in Spring Hill Florida … (23 comments)

spring hill realtor: Video - 2012 Christmas Boat Parade in Weeki Wachee, Florida - 12/20/12 04:59 AM
Video - 2012 Christmas Boat Parade in Weeki Wachee, Florida   
The annual Weeki Wachee Christmas boat parade is a fun event in this Hernando County waterfront community.  Boats gather at Rogers Park for judging before they parade down the Weeki Wachee river to Bayport and the Gulf of Mexico.  
There is always a big crowd that gathers at Rogers Park and the "Upper Deck" restaurant and bar across the river cheering as the boats pass by.  There were quite a few great entries this year, the following short video shows off just a few of them.  
Enjoy and … (11 comments)

spring hill realtor: Walnut Balls Cookie Review and a New Recipe - 12/10/12 08:11 AM
Walnut Balls Cookie Review and a New Recipe Holiday baking continued this weekend with two cookie creations and some loaves of Pumpkin bread. 
Donna Foerster shared her Walnut Balls recipe a couple of weeks ago and I decided to try it out.  All I can say, it's easy, easy, easy!  Just my kind of cookie recipe!  I decided to roll out the dough after letting it rest in the fridge for a little while and then cut out a few shapes just for fun.  The rest of them I did just like Donna rolling them into little balls, see photo on right.
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spring hill realtor: Timber Pines Spring Hill, Florida | Golf Course Community Completes Library Improvements - 11/14/12 12:19 AM
Timber Pines Spring Hill, Florida | Golf Course Community Completes Library Improvements
There have been several community improvements in the Timber Pines Country Club Community in recent weeks.  There have been structural improvements to the Lodge, the communities' recreational center and most notably a complete makeover of the library.  
The new library presents itself with an updated and streamlined interior that provides an inviting and calm environment for reading and relaxing.  One side of the room is has also received three new computer stations for use by residents.  Copy services are also available. 
The Timber Pines library renovation project is just … (8 comments)

spring hill realtor: Coming Soon: Pool Home for Sale in Spring Hill, Florida - 11/12/12 10:59 PM
Coming Soon: Pool Home for Sale in Spring Hill, Florida
Here is a sneak peak of a new listing in Spring Hill, Florida that will be ready to be listed in a few days.
This is a pool home in the Berkeley Manor community of Spring Hill, Florida, with three bedrooms, two baths, split plan. 
Sellers are getting the home painted and clean to be put on the market.  It will be available for quick occupancy.

If you are looking to buy a home in Spring Hill, Florida, for permanent residency, retirement, or as a vacation or second home and … (6 comments)

spring hill realtor: Toys for Tots Collection Boxes in Hernando County Florida - 11/11/12 09:12 PM
Toys for Tots Collection Boxes in Hernando County
It's that time of the year again!  
Toys for Tots is preparing for the holidays and setting out collections boxes in throughout Hernando County.  
Residents are encouraged to drop off unwrapped toys from now until December 11, 2012 at the numerous locations throughout the county.  
The toys will be distributed to children of needy families at Christmas time. 
Many local businesses, restaurants, homeowner associations, hairdressers and restaurants are participating in this worthwhile project.  
Let's get these boxes filled with toys so that needy children can enjoy a great Christmas!
For more information … (8 comments)

spring hill realtor: Foto Friday: REALTOR Convention, Orlando, Florida - 11/09/12 07:21 AM
Foto Friday:  REALTOR Convention, Orlando, Florida Foto Friday:  Pictures of a Convention The National Association of REALTORS Convention is currently held in beautiful Orlando, Florida.  There are so many exciting events, education sessions, and networking opportunities going on these days, it's impossible to be everywhere.  Here are a few impressions: NAR President, Moe Veissi, speaking during the 59 1/2 Minutes Member Update:  
 
Home Ownership Matters!  This wall of signatures was started at the Mid-Year Sessions in Washington, DC, and brought to Orlando.  Somewhere in this sea of signatures is mine as well!
 
 
International Real Estate:  A Modern Home … (18 comments)

spring hill realtor: Hernando County Florida Home Sales | Home Sales for October 2012 - 11/05/12 10:55 PM
Hernando County Florida Home Sales | Home Sales for October 2012 provided by Silvia Dukes 
Sales Trend: Home sales in October saw a slight decrease by about 3% over September sales.  Inventory increased slightly over last month. Median sold price remained stable but average sold price also declined slightly. Sales price range increased on the higher end of the price range. Number of homes under contract increased by almost 7%.    Average days on market is 88 days or less than three months from listing to close.    Absorption Rate: 
 
At the current rate of sales, there is 7 months of inventory of homes for sale … (8 comments)

spring hill realtor: Fall Back 2012 - Facts about Daylight Saving Time - 11/01/12 05:00 AM
Fall Back 2012 - Facts about Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time ends November 4, 2012 and there are some interesting facts surrounding Daylight Saving Time. 
Did you know
that Benjamin Franklin first conceived the idea in 1874? that many European countries started using Daylight Saving Time during World War I? that it was enacted in the US in 1918 but implementation was inconsistent and many changes have been made since. that approximately 70 countries worldwide participate? that different countries change their clocks on different dates? that not all States in the US participate?  Those states are Hawaii and Arizona. However, the … (20 comments)

spring hill realtor: Popular Flea Market Returns to Brooksville, Florida - 10/21/12 08:59 AM
Popular Flea Market Returns to Brooksville, Florida
The Airport Farmer's and Flea Market in Brooksville, Florida reopened again earlier this month after several years that the site had not been in use.  We went out there today to take a look at this market that in previous years had always enjoyed great popularity.  When we arrived around noon time, the parking lot was filled and the spaces in the various buildings were occupied with many vendors.  The Airport Farmer's and Flea Market offers space for 400 vendors and ample parking for everyone.  
 


While we were browsing, we … (12 comments)

spring hill realtor: Summer and Fall Seasons Blend in Florida - 10/15/12 08:32 AM
Summer and Fall Seasons Blend in Florida
Our Florida seasons are not as pronounced as elsewhere and they just gently blend from one into another.  No better is this illustrated than in this scene that I captured last weekend at the local Farmer's Market in Spring Hill, Florida. 
The fruit of summer represented by the green watermelon sits side-by-side with the orange Pumpkin, an icon of Fall!  
 

 
Summer and Fall Seasons Blend in Florida

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spring hill realtor: Most Outrageous Real Estate Story: Unleashed and Escaped - 10/10/12 07:50 AM
Most Outrageous Real Estate Story: Unleashed and Escaped
Outrageous stories happen every day.  This is a true real estate story that happened to me in Spring Hill, Florida.
Pets in the home present a bit of a challenge for home sellers especially when they work during the day when showings may take place.  Realtors usually recommend that dogs and cats be crated or otherwise secured so that they will not interfere with showings.
Usually.  Then there was that one time I was out on showings with a buyer family.  We arrived at the scheduled time. Although, I knew the owners would not … (23 comments)

spring hill realtor: Hernando County Florida Home Sales -September 2012 - 10/09/12 06:12 AM
Hernando County Florida Homes Sales - September 2012
  Sales Trend: Number of closed transactions increased in September 2012. Inventory decreased slightly over last month. Median and average sold prices also decreased slightly. Sales price range increased on both the lower and higher range. Number of homes under contract remains stable.   Homes Currently on Market*:  1469 Under Contract:  545
Currently under Contract
with Contingencies:  225
Currently Pending:  320
 
Sold September 2012:  214
 
Sales Price Range: 
$15,000 - $445,000
 
Average Sales Price:  $94,507
Median Sales Price:  $85,000
 
   The highest sold Hernando County property in September was … (0 comments)

spring hill realtor: Wendy's Restaurant Grand Opening in Spring Hill Florida - 10/08/12 09:38 AM
Wendy's Restaurant Grand Opening in Spring Hill Florida
The Wendy's Restaurant in Spring Hill, Florida, is reopening to the public after undergoing extensive renovations.  The grand opening will be on Tuesday, October 9, 2012.
Ahead of the public opening, a VIP Charity Night took place this evening with the Chamber of Commerce present for a red ribbon cutting in front of restaurant management, staff, and many members of the business community.  One of the local school's cheerleading team took the opportunity for a cheer and of course, "Wendy" herself was in attendance!  Food was served with all proceeds going to "Pay it Forward Farm" in Spring Hill.
 

 
Wendy's Restaurant … (12 comments)

 
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Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Spring Hill, FL

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