Tarpon Springs, FL Real Estate News

By Toni Weidman, 20+ Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Sailwinds Realty)
  Fingers but no Fingerprints at The Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs Finger Sponges at the Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs-Florida; the sponges are always such an enticing display. It’s a great place to see all the interesting things from the sea. Tarpon Springs is such a great town: a little bit old Florida and a lot contemporary. The Sponge Docks is just one of those funky, fun places to spend a day! Brought to you by Toni and Craig Weidman Re/Max Sunset Realty 727-237-0083 or 727-359-9518 Selling Homes for 21 Years Posts you may have missedSplishing and Splashing at Phillipe Park-Safety Harbor FLMummies of the World at MOSI till June 30-You Got to See ItThe First Cash Mob in New Port Richey was a Huge SuccessSuncoast Co-Op for Organic Foods in New Port Richey-FLKiafest on June 30 in Si...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Tarpon Springs Florida - April 2012 Market Report shows that there were 49 single family home closings during the month. They ranged from: $549,305 list price for a 4 bedroom 3 bath home that closed foor $530,000 to: $67,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath short sale home that closed for $52,500. When we look at the sold price trend the last 6 months we see the prices are relatively stable.  In the category of townhomes, condos and villas there were 18 closings during April. They ranged from: $405,000 list price for a townhome that sold for full price to $37,900 for a small condo that sold for 35k. Reflecting on the last six months for townhomes, condos and villas in Tarpon Springs Florida we see that prices here have declined a little in the last couple of months. The inventory is getting lo...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Rusty Bellies Restaurant in Tarpon Springs Florida was our destination yesterday. We had been out looking at homes from north of Hudson all the way back down to Tarpon Springs and were in need of food and drink. What better location than Rusty Bellies Restaurant? Located at the end of the Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs, the restaurant has it's own boats that go out into the Gulf of Mexico and catch the fish, shrimp and other delicious seafood that they serve. Naturally, sitting outside overlooking the bayou was the way to go. The breeze was wonderful and the views breathtaking. Be sure to check out Rusty Bellies Restaurant in Tarpon Springs Florida for fresh seafood cooked to perfection while you wait!
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By Toni Weidman, 20+ Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Sailwinds Realty)
  Harbour Watch in Tarpon Springs-On The Waterfront at Point Alexis North Harbour Watch at Pointe Alexis North is a lovely community  in Tarpon Springs-FL home to the famous Sponge Docks. It is on the  waterfront and gated with a guard to greet you as you come in. There are still a few lots available so you can plan your new dream home or buy one already waiting for you. You will love this prestigious area with it's own fishing pier and deck on the water, a clubhouse and pool, and lots of lovely shore birds, and natural areas surrounding it. Harbour Watch at Pointe Alexis North is located in Tarpon Springs-FL, with it's quant historic homes and lovely waterfront. Currently there  are 9 homes on the market in Harbour Watch. The highest at 2041 Harbour Watch Circle. This lovely home has 4...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Tarpon Springs Florida Homes for Sale - April 2012 Newsletter Tarpon Springs Florida, that adorable community originally settled by Greek sponge divers that lies on the shores of the Anclotte River and the Gulf of Mexico is a great place to live. There are currently 383 properties for sale in Tarpon Springs Florida.  To start your search in the Tarpon Springs Florida area, give me a call. I would love to show you any of the listings currently available in the area.
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
   Activerain - Meet Up in Tarpon Springs FL   This afternoon I attended the 3rd Activerain meet up at Tarpon Turtle Restaurant in Tarpon Springs FL.   There were 11 attendees including my husband Andy who is not an Activerain member, however he took time off from work and accompanied me for the  meet up. Also Lorraine Carver from Charles Rutenberg Realty in Clearwater who read an Activerain blog post and wanted to find out more about Activerain as well as to promote her listing written at the back of her business card. We shared stories about Activerain blogs that will get the phone ringing. I am grateful that Toni & Craig Weidman who offered their expertise on Facebook links for more Google Juice and said “just call or email me if you have any questions” There is always so much to lea...
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By Toni Weidman, 20+ Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Sailwinds Realty)
  ActiveRain Meet Up in Tarpon Springs-Florida We met at Billy's Tarpon Turtle on Lake Tarpon; we had less show up than signed up but we had a great lunch and a good meeting. The weather was wonderful and we had fun!   We talked about ActiveRain, real estate, how to do stuff on Facebook, and we ate! ActiveRainers In the photo: Jeanne Gavish, Barbara-Jo Roberts, Kwee Huset & her husband, Fred Herndon, Silvia Dukes, Toni Weidman, Craig Weidman   Some of us stayed a little longer to enjoy the waterview. Toni, Silvia Dukes, Barbara-Jo Roberts We all decided that we wouldn't even think of molesting an alligator. Craig took most of the pictures so I thought he should be in here too. Thanks, Craig. What a nice place to meet nice ActiveRain folks. Can't wait for the next one. Don't you wish you...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
ActiveRain Meet Up success today! We had our ActiveRain MeetUp in Tarpon Springs Florida at the Tarpon Turtle on beautiful Lake Tarpon. Although only half of the people came that had sent an RSVP that they would be there, it was still a lot of fun to see each other again. Kwee Huset was, as usual, the first to arrive and she came all the way from Venice! Today Kwee brought her hubby, Andy, along with her. Jeanne Gavish was next to arrive, then came Toni and Craig Weidman, Silvia Dukes, Fred Hernden and Katrina Madewell along with her mother-in-law. We had a special guest, Lorraine Carver, who is a Charles Rutenberg Realtor, came for the first time to learn a little about ActiveRain and blogging. The food was, as always, fantastic! Several of us had the veggie flatbread, which was easily...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Tarpon Springs Florida Market Report for March 2012 shows what we have been saying for the last year: the time to buy is NOW! The price trend chart above is for single family homes from July 1, 2011 through March 31, 2012. This is why we have been telling clients that IF they are serious about purchasing, they need to do it. There are currently 264 single family homes on the market in Tarpon Springs, Florida, ranging in price from $4,250,000 to a low of $43,000. When we turn to townhomes, villas and condos, we find that there are currently 94 properties on the market, ranging in price from $525,000 down to $39,500. The price trend chart for this category is shown above. As you can see, the prices in this category are still relatively stable but it won't be long before we see the curve r...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
ActiveRain Meet Up taking place on Tuesday, April 17th at the Tarpon Turtle Restaurant on Lake Tarpon (1513 Lake Tarpon Avenue) in Tarpon Springs, Florida.  The event will be starting around 12 noon! Be there or be square! It is always great to get together to discuss blogging, our real estate business and ActiveRain! What better venue than the Tarpon Turtle on the north side of Lake Tarpon, where we can enjoy a lovely lunch while discussing our business ventures? If you are NOT an ActiveRainer but would like to know more, please join us! Remember to RSVP to barbarajo@barbarajo.com so I can give the restaurant an approximate head count!
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Anderson Park's dog park in Tarpon Springs Florida is a wonderful destination for your four legged friend! The dog park in A L Anderson Park on the west side of Lake Tarpon in beautiful Tarpon Springs Florida actually has fenced in area where dogs can run without a leash and enjoy the park with other four legged visitors! The park also offers dog showers to cool off and water fountains that are doggie height for your pet to have a drink! Naturally, you ARE expected to clean up after your pet! Dogs must be at least 4 months old to enter the park and the person with the dog must be at least 16 years of age. No more than three dogs per person in the park at one time and no aggressive dogs. The idea is to provide a safe environment for all to enjoy the facilities! Be sure to check the links...
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By Toni Weidman, 20+ Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Sailwinds Realty)
  Helicopter Egg Drop at Tarpon Springs High School Today 11am Next Level Church is hosting an Easter event today at Tarpon Springs High School, 1411 Gulf Road in Tarpon Springs-Florida. Thousands of eggs are scheduled to be dropped onto the school’s football field.   A traditional egg hunt is also planned for kids 1-5. Bring your own basket for collecting the eggs. The event is free.   Posts you may have missedEagle Eyes are watching Youat Animal Kingdom in Orlando-FLNew Art Exhibit at PEAG in New Port RicheyCypress Lakes Subdivision in New Port Richey-FLSPCA Suncoast and the Cat ShowFocus on Staging Your Home-Mama Cardinal DoesJust Listed: 13746 Stoneridge Dr-Hudson-FloridaMama Cardinal Goes Grocery ShoppingAutos for Autism in Tarpon Springs-FL Antique Car ShowWind Mitigation saves yo...
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By Margaret & Martin Jackson Professional Agent Group, Realtor team- Real Estate- Tampa Bay, FL
(Keller Williams-Tampa - Palm Harbor & Oldsmar)
Buying or selling a home in Northfield of  Lansbrook, Tarpon Springs? Want to know What's my Northfield home worth? Margaret Jackson & The Jackson Real Estate Team is a Northfield team of real estate agents and short sale specialists, call 855-677-7653  Northfield is a small neighborhood of around 90 homes. While the majority of Lansbrook is located within Palm Harbor, this northern nook called Northfield occupies a unique position within the Lansbrook community, being located in the adjoining city of Tarpon Springs. There is plenty to like about this Tarpon Springs neighborhood. Northfield is a handsome looking neighborhood with majestic homes ranging from around 2200 up to 4000 sq. ft. Most homes have well maintained landscaping, relaxing swimming pools, and many have 3 car garages. B...
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By Margaret & Martin Jackson Professional Agent Group, Realtor team- Real Estate- Tampa Bay, FL
(Keller Williams-Tampa - Palm Harbor & Oldsmar)
Looking for a short sale property in Tarpon Springs, FL? With over 130 homes available from executive homes to town homes and condo's there is sure to be something to please. Tarpon Springs is located on the Gulf Coast of Florida, north west of Tampa. Great for commuting to Tampa, Pasco county, and Pinellas county. If you are interested in exploring what is available in this unique city, be sure to call Margaret Jackson at 855-677-7653, that's 855-MRS-SOLD! The Sponge Industry helped build a Greek Community within Tarpon Springs...Here's what they say: Tarpon Springs is now famous not only for the worlds finest sponges, but for some of the finest Greek Restaurants, Markets, and Bakeries in the Country. What will find in Tarpon Springs? The Sponge Docks, Greek Restaurants, Bakeries, Attr...
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By Toni Weidman, 20+ Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Sailwinds Realty)
A Sunday Spent By the Water in Tarpon Springs-Florida and Pooka Bear's Birthday This has been a beautiful Sunday. We spent most of it by the water which always makes me feel good.   The weather was in the 70's with a great breeze. We enjoyed Art on the Bayou (pictures soon). And, then we went to Captain Jack's Tiki Bar also on the water for a birthday party for our good friend Pooka Bear. She's 8 today and looks great - Pooka is a Wheaten Terrier. Captain Jack's Tiki Bar is pet-friendly. Spring Bayou in Tarpon Springs Captain Jack's Tiki Bar with Pookah Bear Pooka Bear has been drinking lots of water to stay hydrated. Smart Pooka. Captain Jack's is on the Anclote River. We used to put our boat in there and head out to the inter-coastal waterway. We don't have a boat these days. Posts y...
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By Toni Weidman, 20+ Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Sailwinds Realty)
Art on the Bayou is this Weekend March 31-April 1, 2012  at Craig Park in Tarpon Springs Known by most of us simply as Art on the Bayou, the 38th Annual Fine Arts Festival on the Bayou is this weekend. It’s a wonderful event with various artists exhibiting their art all around Spring Bayou. The setting is gorgeous with lots of trees, the bayou breezes, and all kinds of great things to look at and/or buy. There are lots of food vendors to choose from, music and entertainment also and things for the kiddos. The Tarpon Springs Chamber website has details.   I Can’t Wait! I love this event. It starts at 9am on Saturday. Map by Google Maps Posts you may have missedTimber Greens Garage & Treasures Sale is March 31 at 9amAutos for Autism in Tarpon Springs-FL Antique Car ShowHi Ho Shmingling We...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
 Tarpon Springs Florida - February 2012 Market Report Tarpon Springs Florida is a wonderful place to live, located directly on the Gulf Coast. Here, as in the rest of the Clearwater area, we are seeing a shift from a buyer's market to a seller's market! The inventory is declining and the amount of days listings remain on the market has decreased dramatically. In the category of single family homes we see just that when you look at these graphs. In February 2012 the number of single family homes that sold in Tarpon Springs Florida were 27. The median number of days on the market was only 46! When we look at condos, townhomes and villas we see the same thing happening. The inventory is decreasing which is always an indicator of a future of increasing prices! Those who are serious about pu...
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By Toni Weidman, 20+ Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Sailwinds Realty)
  Antique Automobile Club of America - Richey Region held a very successful car show in Tarpon Springs - Florida   Held on March 3, 2012 the Autos for Autism Show had over 220 cars in the show which was located right down the main part of Tarpon Avenue in the historical area of Tarpon Springs. Cars were lined up in rows of two or three on the street.   I’ve put a quick slide show together to give you an idea of the scope of this show; it’s only a minute and a half long showing some of the cars. It’s just to show you what folks can do when they come together for a great cause. (Don't worry, it doesn't have all 220 cars in it....just a taste.   The AACA was founded in 1935 and the local Richey Region Chapter began in 1975. They did a fantastic job on the car show; it was great fun. Check ...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
38th Annual Fine Arts Festival to be held in Tarpon Springs Florida on Saturday, March 31st and Sunday, April 1st at Spring Bayou in Craig Park. There will be over 225 artists displaying everything imaginable for sale in the Florida sun! As if that is not enough to draw the crowds, there will also be various vendors offering food and drink to take care of your hunger and thirst needs while you enjoy the festivities of the day. The event hours are 9-5 on both days and participants are requested not to bring in coolers or pets. Children under 12 years of age are admitted free and all others pay $3. Come enjoy a weekend on Spring Bayou - this annual event brings in some of the best artists from across the nation displaying their art, pottery, jewelery, glass, leather, fabric - basically an...
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By Toni Weidman, 20+ Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Sailwinds Realty)
Pelican Point Seafood Market in Tarpon Springs Florida is full of Fresh Seafood Pelican Point Seafood Market is located at the end of the Sponge Docks at 933 Dodecanese Blvd. in Tarpon Springs-Florida. They are right next to the Rusty Bellies Restaurant and whenever you go you will see fishing boats at the pier unloading their fresh loads. Call them at 727-934-3134. Even this Happy Lobster likes fresh shrimp. A great place to take a Sunday stroll and go shopping. Check out the Sponge Docks website. Pelican Point Seafood Market At the Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs-Florida- a great place to go get your seafood supper. Posts you may have missedChasco Fiesta Is Almost Here - March 23-31.LongLeaf in Trinity is the Hometown You May be Looking ForChocolate Sunday is March 18, 2012 in Carroll...
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