Just Sold: 1301 Fairway Dr, Dunedin, FL


We are happy to announce that our listing at 1301 Fairway Drive in Dunedin has just sold for $265,000. This home featured 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, an updated kitchen and a gorgeous lake view. It was under contract in just 16 days on the market. Thinking about selling your home? We can help!

Top Gated Communities in Pinellas County


One thing I get asked about a lot is are there any gated communities in St. Petersburg, Florida?  The answer is yes!  People often love gated communities in Pinellas County because of the added security they offer, so I thought I’d prepare a list.  Have I missed one?  Let me know! St. Petersburg Gated Communities […]

Ask a Realtor: What is a “Pocket Listing”?

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Q: I’ve heard the term “pocket listing” a lot lately.  What does that mean exactly? A:  This can have a couple of different meanings.  Sometimes a Realtor may have a signed listing agreement with a Seller, but the Seller is still working on some repairs to the home, or maybe the agent is waiting for […]

Posh Luxury Townhome in Gated Villas of Carillon


We have just listed this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2 car garage luxury townhome in gated Villas of Carillon!  1,990 square feet of living space. 123 Valencia Circle, St. Petersburg, FL 33716 is offered at $284,900. This luxury Mediterranean townhome in highly desired gated neighborhood of Villas of Carillon! This unit has extensive upgrades like […]

Just Reduced Over $100K: 1 acre lot on Boca Ciega Bay to Build Your Dream Home

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This stunning lot overlooks Boca Ciega Bay, perfect for building your St. Petersburg waterfront luxury home!  Just reduced over $100,000 and priced to sell.  Owner has a relationship with a Tampa Bay luxury home builder who can put your dream home here – call for detailed floor plans, or bring your own builder.

Your Credit Score May Be About to Get a Boost thanks to FICO!

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Big changes are coming to FICO, a broadly used credit score, that may mean higher credit scores for some consumers. A higher score could get you better terms on home loans such as mortgages. WHAT ARE THE CHANGES? Fair Isaac Corp., the company behind FICO, says there are three significant changes to its metric, used in […]

“Glass House” 3 Story Luxury Penthouse at Signature Place Condos Listed for Sale


The CEO of Smith & Associates Real Estate has listed his 3 story luxury penthouse deemed the “Glass House” located in Signature Place Condos & Lofts. This penthouse has absolutely stunning panoramic views of Downtown St. Petersburg and of Tampa Bay from multiple wrap around terraces. Interior design was done by local St. Pete resident Rob […]

Historic Charm meets Modern Updates in this St. Petersburg, FL Home


Historic charm meets modern updates in the sought after neighborhood of Live Oak! Built in 1925, this gorgeous foursquare/craftsman 4 bedroom 2 bath home features 2,251 square feet under air. Beautifully refinished oak and pine hardwood floors throughout. Spacious living room with gas fireplace and family room (which could be converted to a 5th bedroom), […]

5 Ways to Update Your Home’s Curb Appeal for Under $100


Have you been thinking about selling your Tampa Bay home, but think your curb appeal may need a little help? Here are 5 inexpensive ideas which should cost you under $100 each that will help you stand out from the other homes on the market. Remember, a buyer mentally decides within 8 seconds of seeing […]

The Pitfalls of Searching for a Home Online

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I can’t tell you how often I get calls from a buyer who says “I just saw 123 Sesame Street on Zillow!  Can we go see it?  It’s my DREAM house.”  I feel terrible when I have to tell them, sorry, that house sold 2 months ago. Why doesn’t it say sold on Zillow or […]

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