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These are my musings on real estate related topics and life in Hillsborough County, Florida. I've lived in Florida's Tampa Bay area for over 30 years. My goal is to network with my colleagues, help educate buyers and sellers, and NEVER STOP LEARNING! "The best investment on earth is earth." Louis J. Glickman
RECENT BLOG POSTS
The St. Petersburg Times recently reported that almost 4,000 students left the Hillsborough County school system during the 2006-2007 school year.  That is a HUGE number!It's apparent to me that a big part of this gigantic enrollment drop is a direct result of our area's out of control property t...
06/28/2007
Let the good times roll!Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille is a favorite dining spot in Citrus Park, Florida.  Located at 11935 Sheldon Road in Tampa, Harry's is a wonderful find!  Their entrees include crabcakes, jambalaya, fresh fish, shrimp, scallops - all made with a Louisiana flair!For more inform...
06/22/2007
Up until Tuesday, Florida homeowner associations (HOAs) could file a lien against a resident without notification. That practice just wasn‘t fair.Florida Governor Charlie Crist has signed into law Senate Bill 1844. This new law requires that associations notify residents AND give them 45 days to ...
06/20/2007
The Hillsborough County School Board has announced new start and end times for Hillsborough County, Florida schools beginning in August 2007.  The new times will affect more than 100 schools that are located in southern Hillsborough County.  The School Board made the changes in an effort to bette...
06/20/2007
The Tampa MLS just announced the numbers for May 2007 for Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.  The shocker is that IF NO ADDITIONAL LISTINGS ARE ADDED TO THE INVENTORY...IT WILL TAKE OVER 16 MONTHS to sell off the present inventory.  Almost a year and a half!Homes Closed In May: 2643Homes ...
06/20/2007
Click here for the videoBrad Inman continues his interesting blogging series - today he interviews Pat Kitano of www.TransparentRealEstate.com.   Pat discusses how the big brokerage websites need to catch up with other sites that are doing a great job of being Web 2.0-ized. Their sites need to be...
06/19/2007
Yesterday, Old Spice announced its Fifth Annual Top 100 Sweatiest Cities Report. Tampa, Florida is the 14th sweatiest city in America! I knew it was hot and humid here (actually today was extremely uncomfortable), but this is the proof! Procter & Gamble measured exactly how much sweat a person of...
06/18/2007
A new restaurant has opened its doors for business in the Westchase Town Center - Zen Bistro, Grill & Sushi Bar!  The address of this new restaurant is 9620 West Linebaugh Avenue, Tampa, Florida.  The sushi bar is great and, for those who don't love sushi, the restaurant offers plenty of great-ta...
06/15/2007
Like many of you, I have joked about being "addicted" to ActiveRain. But I have changed my mind about my so-called addiction. The correct term for my feelings about Active Rain is fascinated. Merriam Webster defines "fascinate" as follows: "to transfix and hold spellbound by an irresistible power...
06/14/2007
When was the last time you walked into a restaurant and the employees acted delighted to see you? That's the kind of welcome you'll get at G. Peppers Sports Grill in Odessa, Florida.    G. Peppers has been one of my family's favorite dining spots for over 15 years. The atmosphere is fun and the f...
06/13/2007
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Peggy Edwards

REALTOR - Green Designation, e-PRO, Tampa Bay, FL
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