Author: Kathleen Seide
Foodie Alert – Local Florida Ingredients

How many of these locally harvested delicacies have you tried? How many have you caught, trapped, or grown yourself? LobsterGingerScallopsKey LimesAvocadoRed SnapperGrouperYellowtail Try it – all of them are native in the Tampa Bay area! If you don’t want to gather your own, try some of the local cuisine that highlights our local delights! UleleSea […]

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Day Trip! Manatee Moms

Want to know the best way to visit the manatees from Tampa Bay? Get a room in Crystal River, go have a nice dinner and get to bed really early. Get up before dawn and head to Bird’s Underwater (where you already booked a manatee tour – tell him Kathleen says hello!) Go out on […]

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Foodie Alert! Armature Works

Add this to your list of places to explore… Armature works is a food hall, with a dozen different restaurants offering completely different styles of food. This is the perfect place to meet friends – everyone can get something they love and come together to share dinner. They have lots of outdoor seating and fresh […]

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Across the Bay – Tampa and Ybor

One of the things I love about St. Pete is that we are surrounded by so many other interesting and eclectic cities. From Clearwater and Dunedin, to Riverwalk and Ybor in Tampa, it is a short 30 min drive to half a dozen different cultural centers in the Bay Area. Here is a view of […]

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Let’s talk about Tampa Bay Real Estate Statistics – Sept 2020

Let’s take a look at the current Tampa Bay real estate market statistics and what they mean for you. (Sept 2020 data) It’s a crazy market! Low inventory, high prices – don’t let it overwhelm you. Let’s go over the market stats together for Sept and how it affects home buyers and sellers. Get the […]

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Get on the Water – It’s Snapper Season!

Anyone who knows me knows that I am really into scuba diving. These days I spend most of my time underwater in the caves of the North Florida spring systems… but when I was a kid growing up in the Florida Keys it was all saltwater for me! We had a boat on a canal […]

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Graph of daily real estate market activity Pinellas County 6/12/2020

How’s the real estate market? More homes are going under contract right now than coming into the market, giving buyers less choice and more competition for the homes that are available. After seeing a dip in weekly showings, it looks like buyers are getting out there again. Below you can see that the number of […]

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How the Pinellas County Real Estate Market is being affected by quarantine

Let’s take a look at how the local Pinellas County real estate market is responding to the changes in our community caused by Covid-19. While sales have slowed, prices remain fairly stable. Inventory has been tight through most of 2019, and new listings coming onto the market in March were down 23.3% compared to March […]

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Pinellas Real Estate Market Review 3/26/2020

Everyone has been staying home as much as possible, and we are seeing an affect on pending sales in Pinellas County. 3/2 – 3/8 525 contracts written valued at $161,308,623 3/9 – 3/15 activity up by 7%-9%565 contracts written valued at $176,950,823 3/16 – 3/22 activity down by 32% – 36%414 contracts written valued at […]

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Covid-19 Real Estate News

With so many things changing because of the COVID-19 situation, I wanted to check in with you and share what I can.  Real Estate MarketThe real estate market is going to be affected by this. Demand has dropped because buyers are staying at home, if supply remains the same, there will be a downward pressure on […]

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