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Real estate news, opinion, and listings from Zephyrhills, Pasco County, Florida and the west central region of Florida in general. Licensed in Florida.
As of today, 9/5/2017, Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, is projected to move along the northern Caribbean Sea touching the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Haiti and the Dominican Republic. If it continues along this path it looks like it will go directly over the Florida Keys and then move into ...
 Not long ago I opened my mailbox and found a letter from Gary Joiner, the new Pasco County Property Appraiser where I live, telling me what my proposed property taxes for 2017 would likely be. Probably most of Florida's residents are also receiving these notices, also called Truth in Millage (TR...
This annual event is very popular and draws a large crowd in Dade City, Florida. Especially now that the schools are out for summer. They not only have a fireworks display after dark. But they also have tons of activities for the whole family to enjoy. These include:  bounce houses Elvis tribute...
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 i...
As you can see on the above image, the center of Hurricane Matthew is now near the Florida/Georgia border and a long way from Zephyrhills, Pasco County and Tampa. Though it has been breezy last night and today the winds were in no way scary. When I drove a round town I saw some SMALL branches and...
As of today, 10/6/2016, Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm, is nearly even with Miami, Florida and will shortly move closer to the shore. Luckily, it should miss Miami. But the towns and cities on up the cost will have the eye of the storm pass nearly right overhead! Ouch! As you can see in t...
As of today, 10/5/2016, Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm, is now north of Cuba and heading for the Bahamas. I was there many years ago, and most of the islands there are just a few feet above sea level. So storm surges are going to be a problem for them. As they will be for the eastern coas...
As of today, 10/4/2016, Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm, is slowly moving between Cuba and Haiti. As you can see in the above image, its projected path has it moving in a northwesterly direction, with its center grazing the eastern coast of Florida around Friday of this week. That is still...

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Real estate news, opinions, and listings from Zephyrhills, Pasco County, Florida and the west central region of Florida in general. Licensed in Florida.