Market Snapshot for Pinellas Co., October 2016

I want to share a Market Snapshot for Pinellas Co.,October 2016.  Markets shift and make corrections all the time and real estate is no exception.  All indications in the last few months was to expect a correction in the near future.  As I monitor the market here in Pinellas County, I have been paying close […]

First Time Home Buyer Opportunities

How would you like to receive a $15,000 gift to purchase a home.  That’s right!  If you qualify as a first time home buyer you could receive up to $15,000! This is a great time to buy and as a first time home buyer, there are special opportunities. If there is a possibility to own […]

What is Happening in Beach Housing Market

The current beach housing market inventory still reflects a Seller’s Market.  I follow the market regularly and understand the sales trends. For example,currently on Indian Rocks Beach, there are approximately 47 active condo listings ranging from $240,000 for 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath to $3,495,000 for 4B/4B. Register to get more information on the popular beach area […]

Shopping at Earth Fare, Seminole

I am so impressed with our newly opened Earth Fare healthy supermarket in the new Seminole Mall.  Most of us have never heard of this healthy food chain, I know I have not.  However company was established in 1975 and has a number of stores in at least 8 states – AL, GA, SC, NC, […]

IRB Beach Erosion from Hurricane Hermine

I was shocked today to see the beach erosion at IRB – Indian Rocks Beach as a result of Hurricane Hermine. I drove and parked at a beach access around 25th street. Walked down the walkway to the beach and that’s when I discovered what happened to our beautiful beaches due to the winds and […]

Retention Ponds & Storm Water Runoff

This may seem like an unusual topic to blog about, however with the recent deluge of rain delivered to this area by Tropical Storm/Depression or Hurricane Hermine depending on the day and location of the storm, I couldn’t help but notice how effective the retention ponds were as I drove around.  Because of the volume […]

Sea Turtle Nesting on Indian Rocks Beach

Active sea turtle nesting on Indian Rocks Beach is a yearly happening.  The turtle nesting season runs from May 1 to October 31.  I was quite thrilled to see protected nests on my morning walk the other day.  This particular nest is up on the bank of the dune as were the others that were in […]

Indian Rocks Beach – Narrows & First Swing Bridge – Pier

Trying to imagine what the first draw bridge across the narrows at Indian Rocks  looked like took my search to the historical images for IRB to find this…an actual signed photo of said bridge. This bridge was eventually replaced with this drawbridge in 1958.  This was the result of a lot of settling both on […]

Reflexology Therapy – Reflex Points in Feet

Reflexology is a therapy that involves the reflex points in the feet. Using the various pressure points in the feet as outlined in this foot chart , you are able to gently affect your organs, glands, and each part of your body by stimulating reflex points on your feet   What occurs is a stimulation […]

Hurricane Season – Know the Risks – Have a Plan

Planning for the hurricane season is just that…you have to have a plan. I am giving you a basic outline here that will guide you through this process.  None of us like to think that we may be faced with some emergency disaster that would cause us to take some drastic actions to “survive” or at […]