Clearwater Florida Homes – 10 Things You Need for Homestead Exemption

Clearwater Florida – Just wanted to remind everyone who purchased Clearwater Florida homes or changed your status’s last year (i.e if you purchased a new primary residence in 2011) then you have until March 1st to apply for Florida’s Homestead Exemption. This exemptions saves the typical Clearwater home owner $500 to $800 however most people […]

Elegant Clearwater Music Jazz Series – An Evening with Eric Darius

Clearwater Florida – Clearwater is known for it’s Jazz and this past Saturday we had the pleasure of attending the dynamic Inaguaral Clear Music Jazz Series event to benefit youth music education in Pinellas County . It was held at the stunning Water’s Edge Condominiums on the waterfront in Downtown Clearwater. Jack and I were lucky […]

Clearwater Florida – Best Places to Retire by Money Magazine

Clearwater Florida Ranked in top 25 Best Places to Retire but Why Wait? Clearwater Florida – Money Magazine recently published it’s Top 25 Best Places to Retire and Clearwater Florida made their list. They shared with their readers what we’ve been saying for a long time – Clearwater Florida (including Clearwater Beach)  is “the quintessential […]

Baby Boomers in Clearwater Beach versus San Diego

Today we have a guest post for on Roberta Murphy, a top Realtor who specializes in San Diego relocation. We’ve known Roberta for over five years and she is who we consult with and refer our clients to when they decide to relocate to the San Diego area. I hope you enjoy her insightful observations about one of the fastest growing segments […]

Clearwater Florida Don’t Put Too Much Faith In Recent Case-Shiller Index

Clearwater Florida Real Estate Market News Clearwater Florida – The Case-Shiller Index posted awful numbers in its most recent reading. Each of the index’s 20 tracked markets showed home price deterioration between September’s and October’s respective reports. Some markets fell as much as 2.9 percent. Luckily that’s now what we are seeing here in the […]

Clearwater FL Homes for Sale | Improvements that Increase Clearwater Homes Value

Clearwater Fl Homes for Sale find Improvements Can Increase Homes Value Clearwater Florida – If you are looking at Clearwater Fl homes for sale, just know that  not all home improvements are created equal. Especially if you’re looking for “resale value” back from your improvements. A recent from the Wall Street Journal lays it out cleanly. Function […]

Clearwater FL Homes for Sale | Is Your Tampa Mortgage Preapproval Stale?

Clearwater FL Homes | Buyers need to Update Tampa Mortgages & Preapprovals Clearwater FL – It’s a busy weekend with the National Open House event. Lots of people checking out Clearwater FL Real Estate. Before you get too excited…have you checked if your Tampa Mortgage preapproval is still valid or is it stale? As the federal home buyer tax credit […]