Nov. 8, 2022


Pondering Short-Term Rentals? Consider This

Regulations, insurance and taxes all come into play if you wish to start offering a room or home on the market as a short-term rental.

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona – Online home-sharing, such as Airbnb, Vrbo and HomeAway, has become increasingly popular for both ...

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Aug. 4, 2022

Clearwater and Tampa in the Top 100 Cities to Live in The USA!

On top of Clearwater Beach consistently ranking among the “Best Beaches in America,” the city of Clearwater has joined the ranks of the best places to live in America according to!


Clearwater made the list at #76

Tampa made the list at #26

It has been ...

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July 26, 2022

New Law Going Into Effect 2025 How Could It Impact Older Condos


Some Condo Owners Will Face Tough Decisions

Many older condos are fine, but new post-Surfside rules will force some owners to weigh the cost of needed repairs against the benefit of moving and selling.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – It could become an unpleasant choice for many ...

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Posted in Condos
Feb. 10, 2022

Thinking About Investing in a Short Term Condo Rental - You need to know this

What You Should Know About Short Term Rental Condos – Daily, Weekly Rentals

As of January 2022, the median sale price for a condo in Clearwater Beach near or on the water is $634,000.  Five years ago, it was $421,000. If you are getting in the market ...

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Posted in Condos
July 26, 2021

Do's and Don'ts of Owning a Vacation Rental

Are you considering buying a second home with plans on renting it part time, or, just looking for a property with good income potential you can rent full time?  If you are making plans on purchasing a vacation home this is exciting news!  I have helped many clients ...

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July 26, 2021

Canadian Border Reopening Big Boost to Florida Tourism Expected

Canada to Reopen Its Borders on Aug. 9

By Jim Turner

In a likely boost for Fla. tourism and real estate, the Canadian government will ease border rules in Aug. Fla. Policy and Budget official expects “a big jump in people.”

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – State economists expressed optimism that ...

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July 26, 2021

Officials To Rethink Condo Inspection Policies

Officials Across Fla. Rethink Condo Inspection Policies

By Brendan Farrington

As Fla. mourns the Surfside disaster, state and local lawmakers are asking, “What can we do to prevent other tragedies?” A lot of talk involves stricter inspection rules.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Across Florida, people living in the thousands ...

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Posted in Condos
May 11, 2021

Weekly Rental Condos on Clearwater Beach - Where You Can Find Them

Thinking of owning a condo that you can rent daily or weekly on Clearwater Beach?  Surprisingly there are only a handful of condo communities in the 33767 (North Beach, Clearwater Beach, Sand Key, Island Estates) zip code that allow owners to rent there condo weekly.  Most of the condo ...

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Posted in Condos
Feb. 16, 2021

Vacation Rental Fight Revs Up Again

Stay tuned for updates to this story.  For more information on this story or owning a vacation rental home or condo in the Clearwater-St. Pete Beach area call or text Tom Smith 727-776-3375 or Kristin Vincelli at 727-686-1596.  The Tom Smith Team is in the top 1% of agents ...

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Jan. 4, 2021

Clearwater Beach Housing Report

The Clearwater Beach Housing Market Report November 2020

The average sale price of a condo is at 10-year highs and climbing, see graph below.  Low inventory coupled with high demand for property on the beautiful beaches of Clearwater are fueling this market.  Sellers are getting up to 96 ...

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