Here’s how to check how crowded Pinellas County beaches are before you leave the house Attention Pinellas County beachgoers! Beginning Friday 5/8, it will be easier to know just how full local beaches, parking lots, and bridges are in realtime. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office announced a new tool, called the Beach Capacity Dashboard, which allows…

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Large shower stalls, stylish focal walls and vanity drawers grabbed all the attention this winter   Bathrooms should, above all else, function well for our daily hygiene. But that doesn’t mean you have to skimp on style. And the following countdown of the most popular bathroom photos uploaded to Houzz so far this year are…

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With all of the unanswered questions caused by COVID-19 and the economic slowdown we’re experiencing across the country today, many are asking if the housing market is in trouble. For those who remember 2008, it’s logical to ask that question. Many of us experienced financial hardships, lost homes, and were out of work during the…

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Many people are turning to online retailers to fulfill their shopping needs. But high demand is slowing things down. Here’s how Amazon is prioritizing its orders. Amazon’s Essentials If you’ve tried to order anything from Amazon over the past week, you’ve likely run into delayed shipping and delivery timelines. That’s understandable, with the sudden surge in online…

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Impact of the Coronavirus on the U.S. Housing Market The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused massive global uncertainty, including a U.S. stock market correction no one could have seen coming. While much of the news has been about the effect on various markets, let’s also acknowledge the true impact it continues to have on lives and families around…

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The Harbor at Town Center is home to unrivaled resort style condominiums that provide the “Island life” pet friendly lifestyle that you have been dreaming of. You will enjoy first class construction, breathtaking views, luxury amenities, privacy, a first class marina all within a few hundred yards of the most spectacular beaches in the World…

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Home Facts: 3 Bedrooms   2 Bathrooms   2 Car Garage   1,264 A/C Sq.Ft.  Brand New Roof (w/ Warranty) Located on a quiet cul-de-sac All New Kitchen: White Shaker Style Cabinetry New Appliances (w/ warranties) Exotic Granite Designer Tile Backsplash All New Bathrooms: Modern, Elegant Cabinetry Granite Designer Tile Offered at $290,000 Are you…

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This is Not 2008 All Over Again: The Mortgage Lending Factor Some are afraid the real estate market may be looking a lot like it did prior to the housing crash in 2008. One of the factors they’re pointing at is the availability of mortgage money. Recent articles about the availability of low-down payment loans…

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Millennials have waited longer than any other generation to become homeowners, but the wait for this cohort is just about over. According to National Mortgage News,  “Millennials, those young adults now aged 23 to 38, are now entering their peak household formation and homebuying years.” If you’re a Millennial, you’re already well aware that you’re among…

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Much has been written about how residential real estate values have increased since the housing market started its recovery in 2012. However, little has been shared about what has taken place with residential rental prices. Let’s shed a little light on this subject. In the most recent Apartment Rent Report, RentCafe explains how rents have continued to increase…

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62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Needs According to the ‘2019 Home Buyer Report’ conducted by Nerdwallet, many first-time buyers still believe they need a 20% down payment to buy a home in today’s market: “More than 6 in 10 (62%) Americans believe you must put at least 20% down in order to purchase a home.”…

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