Beach & Waterfront Specialists in St. Petersburg Florida incl. Tierra Verde Homes, St Pete Beach homes, Pass-a-grille property, Treasure Island Homes, Madiera Beach, Indian Rocks Beach, Short Sales
Get to know Wendy Lockhart
David and Wendy created a successful, well-respected, driven real estate team that quickly rose to the top 1% of producing realtors in Pinellas County. Dave and Wendy specialize in waterfront and beach real estate and are a top short sale team in the st petersburg area.
Our goal is to help others successfully reach their goals and dreams by helping them find their dream home or investment property and help clients sell properties quickly and for the highest possible price. David has been a resident of the Tampa Bay area for 30 years. Previous to his business in real estate, he owned C.D. Roma's Italian Restaurant for 20 years. He holds a Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation, a degree in Business Management and over 20 years of hands on business experience. Wendy has been a resident since 1999. Previous to her career in real estate, Wendy was a Technology Project Manager for a Fortune 500 company. She has a degree in Accounting and holds a C.P.A. certification. Dave and Wendy are avid sports fans and regularly enjoy competing in Beach Volleyball and Cycling.
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We specialize in Beach and Waterfront Property and Short Sales.
When buying or selling on the water around St. Petersburg and the gulf, it's important to know and understand the following buyer concerns:Waterways - how long will it take to travel to the Gulf of well known fishing areas by boat? Where are the channels? Water Depths - What is the depth at the end of the dock at low tide? What size boat can I maintain here? Marinas - Where are the closest marinas? Vendors - Network of partners that can repair boats, docks, lifts and seawalls What is the condition and life of the seawall. What are signs that a seawall is in disrepair? What is the condition and life of the dock? What will the city allow me to improve or add to my dock or boat lift? What boating/yacht clubs are available to join? What are some things I can do to maintain my dock, lift and seawall after my purchase? How should I prepare for storms? What are the advantages/disadvantages of buying on "open" water versus a canal? What is the difference between Bay Waterfront and Intercoastal waterfront property? Can you give me details on the neighborhoods, communities and schools? What beaches are best for tourism (rental investment property) or for privacy (second home)? Which gulf front and waterfront properties have the best occupancy rates for rentals? Which gulf front and waterfront condo properties are the best maintained? Which beach condo properties accept pets? Can I cover my mortgage payments with rentals? Where are the high end neighborhoods?
Most Importantly.....What community best fits the Lifestyle I want to maintain?