Hernando Beach, FL Real Estate News

By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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Suspended in Space and Time  It was quite hazy the other morning on Gulf of Mexico off Hernando Beach. Sea and sky seem to flow into each other seamlessly and objects like this pontoon boat off in the distance appeared to be suspended in space.   It reminded me of the following quote on relativity by Hermann Minkowski, a former teacher of mathematics to Albert Einstein: "The views of space and time which I wish to lay before you have sprung from the soil of experimental physics, and therein lies their strength. They are radical. Henceforth, space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into mere shadows, and only a kind of union of the two will preserve an independent reality." 
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Boating in Hernando Beach, Florida   Warmer weather is here and boating season has begun in our waterfront community of Hernando Beach, Florida.  We went out yesterday evening for a short ride through some of our wide saltwater canals into the Gulf of Mexico.  It wasn't very busy, just some of the Shrimp boats were going out looking for a good catch.  With the weekend coming up, there will be more boaters out looking for a good time on the water.        Passing many beautiful waterfront homes in Hernando Beach located along canals and with direct Gulf of Mexico frontage, we also passed by one of my own Hernando Beach waterfront home listings for sale - a perfect little weekend getaway with great views! Enjoy the ride and if you are looking to buy or sell a waterfront home in Hernando Be...
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Hernando Beach Waterfront Home Sales January & February 2015  provided by Hernando Beach Realtor Silvia Dukes PA, Tropic Shores Realty   There are fewer Hernando Beach waterfront homes for sale this month than last month and there are more waterfront homes under contract than there have been in several months.   Overall, average and median list prices are stabilizing with normal fluctuations within the three Hernando Beach neighborhoods resulting from the addition from new listings, expiring listing, and sold properties.      Homes Sold in January and February 2015 in Hernando Beach, Florida ·        Of the seven waterfront homes sold since the beginning of 2015, four were sold in January and three sold in February.  ·         Average sold price increased slightly while median sold pric...
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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Bald Eagles at Jenkins Creek, Hernando Beach, Florida   You know Spring is in the air when birds are pairing up.  It is always a privilege to see a Bald Eagle in the wild but yesterday I was particularly lucky when I spotted this pair sitting high up a tree at Jenkins Creek in Hernando Beach, Florida.         I had to zoom in with my camera quite a bit to get these shots.  And I was not the only one who saw these two beautiful birds. The word got around among the fishermen and sightseers waiting to watch the sunset and after a while, a small crowd started to gather on the fishing pier watching this pair of Eagles.     It was getting close to sunset One of them decided to fly off across the water - undoubtedly looking for dinner - and returned to a different outlook.  Florida Nature trea...
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Hernando Beach Waterfront Home Sales January 2015  provided by Hernando Beach Realtor Silvia Dukes PA, Tropic Shores Realty   ·         Inventory of waterfront homes for sale in Hernando Beach has decreased since last month by three units. ·         Average and median list prices in Hernando Beach both increased since December. ·         Currently, there are seven waterfront homes under contract in Hernando Beach, up from four the previous month, indicating increased buyer activity this January.    Hernando Beach Waterfront Homes Currently on Market:  65 (all neighborhoods) List Price Range:  $130,000 to $475,000 Average List Price:  $278,234 Median List Price:  $260,000       Homes Sold in January  2015 in Hernando Beach, Florida ·         Waterfront home sales decreased by one unit ov...
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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Good Evening from Hernando Beach, Florida   It was a gorgeous day today here in Florida.  The morning started cool with a few feathery clouds but it warmed up nicely during the day - temperatures climbed into the low 70s with sunshine and blue sky.  It was such a gorgeous day that I didn't even turn on my laptop until later in the evening and only because I wanted to share the beauty of the evening as the waning daylight colored the world in a warm glow.  Enjoy your evening!      
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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Hernando Beach Florida Waterfront Land Sales 2014   Hernando Beach waterfront vacant land sales increased in 2014 compared to 2013 by four properties.  Average and median sales prices overall also increased.  Waterfront lots stayed on the market longer this year than they did last year before an offer was accepted. It is still a buyers market for waterfront properties in Hernando Beach, Florida.  Prices for waterfront land are low and that applies to homes as well.  Currently, there are only three vacant waterfront lots under contract in Hernando Beach.       The highest sales price for a Hernando Beach waterfront lot was achieved by a property in the direct Gulf access areas with direct Gulf Frontage at $325,000.  This lot sold for almost three times as much as the next lower sale.  Th...
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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Rainbow at the End of a Rainy Day Sometimes it's worth to turn around and look the other way.  After raining all afternoon, we still got a nice sunset at the end of the day.  The entire sky went orangy-pink so I couldn't resist taking a photo.       It was still rainly lightly and as I turned around to go back into the house, I noticed a faint rainbow forming! Sunset and rainbow at the same time, it's not something you see every day!   Interested in Florida Living? Work with a local Realtor who knows the area and the neighborhoods you are interested in. For area and real estate information for Spring Hill, Weeki Wachee, and Hernando Beach, Florida, please contact me at 352-584-7441!
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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Hernando Beach Waterfront Home Sales December 2014  provided by Hernando Beach Realtor Silvia Dukes PA, Tropic Shores Realty   Inventory of waterfront homes for sale in Hernando Beach has decreased since last month by four units. Overall, average and median list prices in Hernando Beach experienced only very slight deviations from those of last month. Separated by neighborhoods, average and median list prices decreased for homes with direct access and in the Central neighborhood but increased for home listings in Hernando Beach South.  Currently, there are four waterfront homes under contract in Hernando Beach.      Homes Sold in December 2014 in Hernando Beach, Florida Waterfront home sales increased by one unit over the previous month in Hernando Beach. Both average and median sold pr...
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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Hernando Beach Waterfront Home Sales October and November 2014  provided by Hernando Beach Realtor Silvia Dukes PA, Tropic Shores Realty   In the last two months, inventory of available homes for sale in the Hernando Beach waterfront community has increased.  Average and median list prices in the Hernando Beach neighborhoods with direct gulf access and Hernando Beach Central have decreased. Average and median list prices in Hernando Beach South, a deed-restricted neighborhood, have increased. Currently, there are six Hernando Beach waterfront homes under contract.   The lowest priced home available in Hernando Beach currently, is a fixer upper property located in a direct access neighborhood in need of considerable work and may be sold for land value only.     Homes Sold in October 2014...
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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Hernando Beach Waterfront Home at Affordable Price! Price changed to only $279,000 for this three-story Hernando Beach waterfront home with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico! At this price, you don't need to wait.  Call Hernando Beach Realtor Silvia Dukes at 352-584-7441 today to find out more information and to schedule your showing appointment. This beautiful Hernando Beach waterfront home has recently been updated with new windows, flooring, and a metal roof.      Boaters will love the convenience of the oversized floating and stationary docks and the easy drive to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico in just a few minutes. The home offers three bedrooms plus a large bonus room with bath on the first floor and the open floorplan living and dining and family room area offer watervi...
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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  Hernando Beach Waterfront Home Sales August and September 2014  provided by Hernando Beach Realtor Silvia Dukes PA, Tropic Shores Realty   Over the summer, inventory of homes for sale in the waterfront community of Hernando Beach has increased; however, the list price range has decreased.  Average and median list prices are presenting a mixed picture.  Average list price is up while median list price has decreased. Currently, there are nine Hernando Beach waterfront homes under contract.  Of these, five are pending, and four are under contract awaiting contingencies being resolved.  Two thirds of the homes under contract are located in Hernando Beach areas with direct Gulf access The lowest priced home available in Hernando Beach currently, is a fixer upper foreclosure property in nee...
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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2nd Annual Cardboard Boat Race in Hernando Beach 2014   The 2nd annual cardboard boat race in Hernando Beach took place this weekend and it was another great success and fun day for residents and visitors of all ages! More than a dozen entries of all different construction and imagination took part in this race.  The rules stated that all boats had to be constructed of corrugated cardboard with no wood or metal parts and no screws holding the pieces together.   Some of the "boats" were hardly recognizable as a "box" while others were of more simple design and didn't stray much from their original cardboard box form.    They all took to water in the Tarpon Canal off Shoal Line Boulevard in Hernando Beach and the crowd was all too happy to cheer them on.  The Hernando Beach Yacht Club hel...
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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Second Annual Cardboard Boat Race in Hernando Beach, Florida Last year's cardboard boat race in Hernando Beach proved to be a ton of fun so it's on again for this year at the Hernando Beach Marina at Shoal Line Blvd.   What:  Cardboard Boat Race When:  September 27, 2014 Time:  10 am to 4 pm Where:  Hernando Beach Marina, Shoal Line Blvd, Hernando Beach, Florida Admission:  Free Info:  352-666-7239   Come and see the many different "models" of boats that will be launched for the race.  I'm sure last year's creativity will be surpassed this year. Take a look at the event from last year and make sure to come out and cheer on the boaters at this year's event!       Looking for a waterfront lifestyle? Hernando Beach is a residential fishing and boating community just north of Tampa in Herna...
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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Friday Foto:  Evening Rainbow in Hernando Beach, Florida   Today started out sunny and dry but by lunch time, thunderstorms had moved into our area and the rest of the day was rainy.  Of course, we need the rain and at least when it rains, we won't have to turn on the sprinkler systems, so that's a good thing! Another good thing is that after a rainy day, sometimes we get rewarded with some of nature's most beautiful sights.  This rainbow developed in the evening hours just before sundown.  It more than made up for the washed out day and was a spectacular substitute for our usual beautiful sunsets.      
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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Hernando Beach Waterfront Home Sales July 2014  provided by Hernando Beach Realtor Silvia Dukes PA, Tropic Shores Realty   Inventory of homes for sale in the waterfront community of Hernando Beach has decreased once again and can be contributed to listings going off the market for other reasons than sales activity.   Average list price decreased since last month but median list price increased slightly.     Currently, there are seven Hernando Beach waterfront homes under contract. In July 2014, five homes sold in Hernando Beach, one more than in the previous month.   At the current rate of sales, existing inventory would take 11 months to sell provided no new homes are listed.  Hernando Beach remains in a buyers market for the present time. Except for one home, all homes sold were locat...
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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Friday Foto:  Sunset admidst Voluminous Clouds   Another busy week is coming to an end.  It may get hectic during the day and even into the night, but there is always time to enjoy the evening's sunset.   Today, the sun was setting at low tide over the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Hernando Beach, Florida.  There were some huge clouds at the horizon that provided a nice contrast.  See if you can find the bird in the picture! Enjoy your evening!   
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
    Oversized Hernando Beach Waterfront Lot with Gulf Access for Sale! listed by Hernando Beach Realtor Silvia Dukes, Tropic Shores Realty   Here is another great opportunity to own a piece of the Sunshine State and enjoy waterfront living in a great community! This Hernando Beach waterfront lot is located on a deep and wide saltwater canal that offers direct access to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico within just a short boat ride.   This oversized waterfront lot for sale has 80 feet of waterfront with a seawall already in place.  The rear of the property faces West so you will be able to enjoy Florida's gorgeous sunsets right from your own backyard!  Dock your boat in the canal behind your house and go boating, fishing, swimming at a moment's notice!    Property Details: Address: ...
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
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Sunsets:  Serenity in Hernando Beach, Florida   Most of our sunsets here in Florida are spectacular but some happen a little more quietly.  Tonight's scene could just as well be a painting capturing those  serene moments on a calm summer night when the heat of the day is finally dissipating into a balmy warmth and the last light of the day is playing in the clouds.     Enjoy your evening!    
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By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
 Hernando Beach Waterfront Home Sales June 2014  provided by Hernando Beach Realtor Silvia Dukes PA, Tropic Shores Realty Active listings of waterfront homes currently available for sale in Hernando Beach also decreased slightly but remains stable overall. Average and median list prices both increased slightly by less than one half percent and two percent respectively.  These fluctuations should be attributed changes in inventory rather than increase in values. Currently, there are nine Hernando Beach waterfront homes under contract. In June 2014, four homes sold in Hernando Beach, one less than in the previous month. Of the homes sold, two are located in Hernando Beach South, the only deed-restricted neighborhood in Hernando Beach, one in the Central neighborhood of Hernando Beach, and...
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