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From the very beginning, until the time you sit down at the closing table, you need a myriad of services performed on your behalf. It's important to choose someone with exceptional communication & marketing skills blended with a strong knowledge of the area. The following is a collection of Florida's Finest Real Estate Professionals. These elite agents offer a willingness to invest an inordinate amount of time and energy to ensure that you find that prefect dream home in paradise.

Featured Realtors

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Get the help of a professional brokerage! Buying or selling a home is one of the biggest decisions of your life and you probably have many questions. A respected real estate firm will have all the answers and help you start making those important choices.

Featured Real Estate Offices/Brokers

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A successful developer has the inherent ability to blend its resources, influences and drive to create something unique. The right combination of assets and knowledge is needed for such an achievement.

These select companies have been recognized for combining their talent and vision to create business opportunities that improve individual lives and enhance the environment in Florida.

Featured Builders/Developers

Lely Resort :: Naples, FL,USA
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A close-to-everything Naples location, three championship golf courses and a cosmopolitan atmosphere amid lush natural surroundings has made Lely Resort one of the most sought after addresses in Naples. Lely Resort offers 13 spectacular unique neighborhoods.

Brandon Florida
In recent years, people who want to be close to downtown Tampa without living in the city have taken a serious look at the city of Brandon. This town has undergone enormous growth over the years. Real Estate prices in Brandon are lower than Tampa, but lack nothing in the way of amenities. There are many new neighborhoods, and communities with homes to fit every lifestyle. Large family homes, new construction, condominiums, and apartment living. These homes come complete with modern architecture, upgraded kitchen and baths and swimming pools. The growth in homes in Brandon has led to new schools and ample shopping. State Road 60 is filled with tasty dining, chain stores, home improvement warehouses and shopping plazas......read more about Brandon Florida

Clearwater Beach Florida
Clearwater Beach was officially designated the Best City Beach in the Gulf region by the nation's foremost beach expert Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman. For those home buyers who enjoy activities and non-stop fun, this is the place to be. When you live on Clearwater Beach you can enjoy the Pier 60 Park, which has beach showers, concession stands, clean restrooms, volleyball nets on the beach and the largest beach playground in the area. Pier 60 also hosts a nightly Sunset Festival with live music, artisans and entertainment as the sun sets into the Gulf of Mexico.....read more about Clearwater Beach Florida

Clearwater Florida Real Estate
Clearwater Florida is one of the most popular cities in the state of Florida. People from all over the world come to the beautiful Clearwater beach to spend their vacations and some of them move here too! Real estate values have stayed strong over the years and living in Clearwater has so much to offer.....read more about Clearwater Florida

Dunedin Florida Real Estate: An Asset to Own

Dunedin (pronounced DONE-EE-DIN or some folks say “done eatin’”) is a great place to live. It is one of the older cities on the western part of Florida and its downtown has been transformed into a haven of little shops and great restaurants and nightlife. Walking magazine recently named Dunedin one of the five most walk able downtown areas in America. Dunedin is a very desirable city to buy real estate in.

You can enjoy the waterfront view from your front porch along the beautiful Bayshore Boulevard overlooking the Gulf of Mexico or from a condo along the Dunedin Causeway. Some of the more exclusive homes are found in Dunedin Isles or Baywood Shores, running close to $2.5 million. Breathtaking waterfront condos can be found in Harbor View Villas or Victoria Shores just to name a few, priced around $1.5 million. There are many different types of subdivisions in Dunedin that will suit a variety of lifestyles on or off the beach. Any Dunedin neighborhood is only a short bike, walk or drive from the beach. The Dunedin Marina and park is at the west end of downtown and a great place to enjoy a beautiful sunset....read more about Dunedin Florida

Hillsborough County Florida Real Estate
Hillsborugh County real estate has so much to offer from high rise condos to remodeled bungalows to executive style single family homes -- there's something for everyone's taste and budget.....read more about Hillsborough County Florida

Oldsmar Florida
The City of Oldsmar in Florida is not a new town, but has recently undergone quite a facelift. This charming city has become much larger in recent years with new neighborhoods, small businesses, corporate offices and fun for all ages. Attractive neighborhoods are popping up all over town and offer homes to fit every budget. Condominiums, starter homes and even estate size homes can be found or built to accommodate your needs.

Many people actually know about the quiet city of Oldsmar because of the large Oldsmar Flea Market. For over 20 years people have been bargain shopping at this landmark that is located off Race Track Road. Spend the day looking at merchandise, produce and more from local vendors. .....read more about Oldsmar Florida

Palm Coast
Palm Coast has something for everyone!

Nestled amid the wooded beauty and natural wetlands of Florida's East coast, Palm Coast is a growing city of more than 50,000 residents. Palm Coast offers all the amenities of city life with a small town feel. Our welcoming community and careful city planning give you a sense of Old Florida without sacrificing convenience.

Fantastic Weather!

Say goodbye to high heating costs! Palm Coast has an average winter temperature of 59.3 F. While your friends in the North are shoveling snow, you will be enjoying the warmth and beauty of Florida living at its best. In the summer, experience the caressing sea breezes and an average temperature of 78.5 F. Enjoy our white sand beaches and outdoor lifestyle year round!... read more about living in Palm Coast Florida

Buying A New Home In Palm Coast, Florida
If you are thinking of buying a new home in Florida, Palm Coast is a city worth considering. Nestled amid the wooded beauty and natural wetlands of Florida's East coast, Palm Coast is a growing city of more than 50,000 residents. Palm Coast offers all the amenities of city life with a small town feel. Our welcoming community and careful city planning give you a sense of Old Florida without sacrificing convenience.

Beautiful weather, numerous amenities and activities such as golf, tennis, boating, fishing, and more, pristine beaches, proximity to state and local parks, and exciting Florida cities; Palm coast has something for everyone....read more about buying a new home in Palm Coast Florida

Pasco County
The West Coast of Florida has definitely been blessed by Mother Nature, with a coastline like none other in the world, plush interior lands, sub-tropical, year-round temperatures, and an abundance of annual sunshine!

Pasco County is an area of the Tampa Bay Area that offers real estate possibilities to suit most every taste and budget that one can envision for living. With more than 740 miles of land and more than 300 miles of water, Pasco County Florida real estate has much to offer to home buyers, and real estate investors.....read more about Pasco County Florida

Pinellas County Florida

The real estate that is available in Pinellas County Florida, offers you a virtual cornucopia of choices in choosing the property you will soon call home. You will find everything from single-family homes on and off the Gulf of Mexico, condos and apartments, to upscale mansions, all with a wide-range in pricing. All this awaits you here in Pinellas County Florida.

All of the communities within the Pinellas County Area, and in fact, the entire Tampa Bay area of Florida share in natural resources that appeal to many. The Tampa Bay area is outlined by premium sandy beaches and the clearest of waters, warmed by the Gulf. The sun shines steadily, and subtropical temperatures are maintained throughout the year. Inland you will find areas of Cypress and Oak, and small waterways. The air is heavy with the scents of the ocean mixed with the delicate perfume of orange blossoms, which invigorates the mind, body and soul.

The numerous neighborhoods, subdivisions, and quaint, tight-knit communities in the Pinellas County Area, each have their own unique recipe for living. Each of these communities differs as much as the type of dwellings and price ranges available for you to select from when making the purchase of your home.

It doesn’t matter if you’re in search of a neighborhood to raise a family in, or a retired couple looking for an active 55+ community with other like-minded, active retirees, or even a single looking to mix with other singles. Regardless of whether you’re a two or a one income family, Pinellas County Florida real estate has something for everyone.

Pinellas County consists of some 280 miles of land and 35 miles of beaches. Within its borders you will find communities such as: Clearwater, Florida’s premier beach community, home to two of the nation’s best beaches for plenty of beach and aquatic activities to enjoy. Residents occupy single-family homes, 55+ communities, and condominiums in Clearwater....read more about Pinellas County Florida

Spring Hill
Situated just north of the Tampa Bay Florida area is a stunning area called Spring Hill. Spring Hill opens up so many affordable new construction housing options for the buyer who cannot find a suitable affordable homes in the Tampa Bay area.....read more about Spring Hill Florida Real Estate »

Tarpon Springs, Florida
Tarpon Springs, in northern Pinellas County, is centrally located to Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater and is only 90 minutes away from Disney World and Sea World which are in Orlando, Florida. Tarpon Springs is a great place to call home or buy real estate with all it has to offer...read more about Tarpon Springs Florida »

Tampa Bay Real Estate: You Can't Go Wrong
Tampa Bay Florida real estate offers awesome opportunities for the young and the old. As mentioned before, the Tampa Bay area is also very popular with the aging population -- senior citizens love the warm climate and the friendly atmosphere and are looking at Tampa Bay as a wonderful, safe place to retire.

Florida is a beautiful state located in the southern portion of the United States. Its warm atmosphere is about more than just its climate. The people that reside in Florida are pleasant and a welcoming factor to the area. After all, most of us are transplants from the northern states such as New York, New Jersey and Chicago. 90% of the people who live here hated the brutally cold winters up north and thoroughly enjoy having 365 days of warm sunshine to wake up to each morning. The residents that live here range from blue collar to white collar workers -- from families to executives to senior citizens. Tampa Bay Florida real estate is for everyone who wants to get in on the action that Florida has to offer -- mild climate, good schools, fantastic restaurants, superb night clubs, convenient shopping, boating, outstanding golf courses, and community events for everyone....read more about Tampa Bay Real Estate »

Refinancing in Florida
The decision to buy a home in Florida can be one of the best you will ever make. If you own a home in Florida you may be considering refinancing. Refinancing now can potentially save you thousands of dollars over the length of your mortgage. Florida lenders are offering low interest rates and could save you thousands of dollars over the length of your loan. Mortgage companies serving Florida and the United States are able to offer loan packages that make refinancing your home a wise decision. Compare your current interest rate to the rates being offered now and see how much money you can save by refinancing your home....read more»

Florida Investment Real Estate
With Florida's burgeoning population, Florida investment real estate is a great option. Florida ranks 4th in population behind California, Texas and New York. Florida has one of the fastest rates of growth in the nation, making Florida investment real estate a very attractive option for investors. In the 1990's, Florida grew by 23.5 percent with five counties increasing by more than 60 percent. Projected state growth would bring the population to over 19 million by 2010. An increasingly higher population obviously increases the need for housing. The increasing resident population being a great reason to pursue Florida investment real estate; let's not neglect another face of increasing housing need. Florida has a tourism rate of almost 77 million visitors in 2004, making it the top travel destination in the world and producing $57 billion of income...read more about Florida investment real estate »

Thinking of Selling your Home?
We will advertise your home until it is sold!...... Most Realtors will do this one without too many caveats. Most agents know that advertising rarely sells a home. A very small percentage of people buy the home they originally called on. The main purpose of advertising by a Realtor is not to sell your house directly. Advertising generates phone calls and some of those people become clients of the Realtor. Over time this builds up a list of home buyers looking for property. Another reason Realtors like to advertise is to get future listings. People thinking about selling will usually interview agents that advertise heavily. So when an agent tells you how much they plan to advertise your home keep in mind that most of that advertising benefits the Realtor and not your house....read more about Florida real estate »

Dangers of Overpricing
Over the last few years sellers in Sarasota, Florida were successful using this strategy of listing their property with a high sales. They were successful because Sarasota like other parts of the country was in an extreme sellers market. Our prices were continually going above the most recent sales price. Now that the market has cooled off a little bit it is necessary to change strategies when deciding on an asking price.

If you start out with too high of a sales price, then decide to drop it later your house has lost that initial flurry of activity that new listings typically get. This strategy could hurt your chances of selling your home quickly.....read more about dangers of overpricing Florida real estate »

Florida Retirement
When the time comes to decide where to live after retiring, many active adults are choosing Florida retirement communities. Why? Because these retirement communities offer homes with all possible amenities set in beautiful locales. Often, no expense is spared to make these homes the best possible for miles around. Florida retirement can indeed seem to be a dream come true......read more about Florida retirement »

How to Buy Property in Florida
Writing articles, advice columns and answering readers' queries for property magazines and newspapers inevitably leads to a postbag of antidotes and questions, as well as the odd phone call. These are often from someone who having recently arrived back from Florida, develop what the Americans term, 'buyers' remorse' but can sometimes be a return to realism, after being worn down by the particular sales method they have encountered or simply been unprepared. In most cases they wanted to own a property in Florida but felt let down by the limitations of advice provided and the range of locations and properties they were shown - sometimes they feel they paid too much or bought the wrong property in the wrong area!......read more about buying Florida property »

Tips for Negotiating a Home Purchase Contract
Remember price is one of many terms of a successful offer. -Investigate what percentage of list price, homes have sold for in your market in the last six months.
-A full price offer from a buyer who can't provide a mortgage committment is a weak buyer.
-Be flexible in trading price for terms, or terms for price. -Some buyers will pay more for a closing date that meets their needs.
-Always respond to low-ball offers with a counteroffer, buyers might be testing you out on their first price offer. .....read more tips for negotiating a home purchase contract »

Moving Preparation Key in Home Purchase or Sale Frenzy
Moving is like life, what you make it. Organization in packing and moving can save you time and limit stress at the end of an long process that transitions you into or out of your home. It's easy to delay the laborious task of getting three moving company quotes, finding temporary storage and deciding what to move, donate and throw away. Even the throw away items might need special attention such as paint, old gasoline or computers. As an experienced real estate broker who has seen the right way to move and the all-nighters the last five nights before moving, I can tell you it's much easier on relationships and pets to become proactive in the moving department of your next residential real estate transaction......read more tips for moving preparation »

Practical Kitchen Design is Winning Recipe to 2006 Homebuyers
Open shelving, gleaming granite counter tops and glass doors on refrigerators are the rage in kitchen design today. But these looks don't fool many who have interacted with them. Homebuyers in 2006 look for practical design options to make their time in the kitchen more leisure and lower day-to-day maintenance.......read more about practical Kitchen Design »

Landscaping Can Make or Break Curb Appeal for Homebuyers
Homebuyers love an inviting home even before they see the interior. Home sellers can take some easy steps to turn a drive by or Internet photo of their home into a showing appointment. Mark Nash author of 1001 Tips for Buying and Selling a Home offers easy tips for your readers and viewers to prepare their home for spring market.......read more about landscaping and curb appeal »

Finding a Florida Retirement Community
As people age, deciding to live in a retirement community sometimes seems to be the best option. Many decide to relocate to warmer, sunnier areas like Florida to enjoy their golden years. However, lots of people who are ready to live in a senior living center don't want to give up their current way of life.

Staying healthy and active is an important part of life, and though some people might be of age to enter a retirement living center, they also often live very active lifestyles....read more about finding a Florida retirement community »

Longboat Key
Longboat Key is located off the coast of Sarasota, Florida and is an 11 mile long island. Surrounded by the blue waters of Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, this private island offers a population of only 7,400 and 8,800 housing units. Longboat Key real estate market in this area is mostly made up of persons who own homes here as a second home, where retirees and working professionals dwell.

Prices at the lower end of the spectrum begin around $320,000 for areas such as Cedars East, with amenities such as 2 bedrooms and 2 bath homes and condos. With the Longboat Key Moorings Marina just a few minutes away from any home on the island, there is no reason the avid boater or water enthusiast should not be close to their heart's desire. Properties are also available in Longboat Key subdivision at the higher end of the price spectrum, which runs around $10,000,000. These properties range from 4 to 6 bedrooms with the same number of bathrooms, and many gorgeous views.....read more about Longboat Key »