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By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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St. Petersburg, Florida once has a reputation of being a retirement city, one that appealed to old people (I can use that word, because I'm one of them). That's been changing for a long time, as the average age is under 40.Colin Powell's group, America's Promise has just named two Tampa Bay area ...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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Ovation, an exciting luxury condominium in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, held their groundbreaking, appropriately, on Valentine's Day. A tent was erected on the site for an excellent catered breakfast and for congratulatory speeches and recognition of the various participants in the project. ...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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January 31, 2007 Market Update on Bayfront Towers, 1 Beach Dr SE, St Petersburg Florida - Pinellas County While Bayfront Towers may not be the most beautiful of the downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, condos, there's no questioning the wonderful location. This is a view of the Grand Prix race from ...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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January 31, 2007 Market Update - The Cloisters Condominium - Beach Drive - Downtown St. Petersburg, Florida - Pinellas County.   The Cloisters, directly across from the Museum of Fine Arts in downtown St Petersburg, Florida, has three units per floor, below the Penthouses.There are currently thre...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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January 31, 2007  Market Update - Parkshore Plaza condominiums - 300 Beach Dr NE - St. Petersburg, Florida - Pinellas County Parkshore Plaza opened in late summer 2006 in a prime location on Beach Drive in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. Across from the park and the Museum of Fine Arts, it has ...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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January 31, 2007 - Market Update - Florencia Condominium - downtown St. Petersburg, Florida - Pinellas County  The Florencia, at 100 Beach Drive NE in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, rarely has units available for sale. The building looks across the park and marinas out to Tampa Bay. Other than...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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The market is improving in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida.Our activity started picking up in mid-December and January has been very busy - lots more showings, offers and contracts. The prices haven't started up again yet, but it's very encouraging to see the stand-off broken and propert...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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The University of Florida announced yesterday it's largest private gift ever - from St. Petersburg, Florida, resident and investment banker, William R. Hough. Both Tampa Bay area newspapers, the St. Petersburg Times and the Tampa Tribune had articles and photos relating to this recent gift. Hough...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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College President Carl Kuttler, president of St. Petersburg College, knows how to get things done. Locals know this, and so do leaders of Russia!  Dr. Kuttler works quietly behind the scenes, but somehow comes up with not only a plan, but action when somethings needs to be done. The latest art co...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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Pinellas County, Florida is on the central west coast of Florida, bordering the Gulf of Mexico - separated from Tampa by Tampa Bay, with three connecting bridges and various land connections in the north. It's main cities are St. Petersburg and Clearwater.There are currently 1,089 properties over...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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We've had warm weather while the rest of the country freezes. The headlines this morning led to a story commenting that this was the warmest stretch of warm winter weather that we've had in 73 years! Really strange weather all over the country.San Antonio was pleasant last week, and now the River...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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Florida International Museum, in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, has announced the opening of it's new exhibition,  Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs. This interative exhibition will run from January 19 to May 13, 2007. There is a series of events planned during that time, the first of which is t...

By Ray Higdon
(Forever Wealth Club)
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Solid 1440 SF 3/2 with BIG EQUITY in an areasurrounded by more expensive homes. 4437 5th ave south,St Petersburg, FL 33711 - This property is located 4 blocks from the local elementary schooland would make a perfect family rental and great longterm investment. House needs minor cosmetic TLC and w...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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Do you like block parties? Well, come on downtown. The first Friday of every month, St. Petersburg ropes off a block of Central Avenue, between 2nd St and 3rd St, for a night of live music and festivites. It's a great place for an end of business day party for downtown business employees, and yet...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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Twenty four years ago a museum opened on the waterfront in St. Petersburg which attracts 200,000 visitors a year from around the world - it's the Salvador Dali Museum, with the largest private collection of Dali in the world! We have a permanent collection, and several travelling exchanges. There...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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Recently I wrote about a St. Pete neighborhood called Kenwood. I just learned about a holiday tradition in historic Kenwood:The Kenwood Elves are an incognito group of pranksters who scout the neighborhood and decorate homes whose owners have made minimal or no efforts to decorate their homes. Th...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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Kenwood is an older neighborhood with lots of bungalows. A decade ago it was deteriorating, and not very appealing. Then the transition started! People started renovating the bungalows, and creating a community. Many of the streets are brick, and there are large trees for shade. Even picket fence...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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The Parkshore Grill opened about two weeks ago in downtown St. Petersburg,at the corner of Beach Dr. NE and 3rd Ave N. It's located on the street level of Parkshore Plaza, the luxury condominium tower that opened in August. I'd heard good reports about the restaurant from my daughter and some fri...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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Pinellas County, Florida includes St. Petersburg, Clearwater and 22 other municipalities, including several beach communities. It has a population just over 1,000,000 people with 87% of them full time residents.November 2006 statistics have been released by the Pinellas Realtor Organization and l...

By Bob Kuc
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
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When I help sellers seller their house, I usually get this look of surprise on their faces.  I have been known to fix small items around the house, as an example a garage door sensor was not working and the garage would not go down via the remote.  After looking at it, I was able to determine tha...

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