Pinellas County Real Estate Odds and Ends News and Such
Pending home sales stepped back in July and have now fallen on an annual basis for seven straight months, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
Saturday, October 6 as the Bolts host the Florida Panthers at AMALIE Arena
39th annual Jazz Holiday, Oct. 18-21 in Coachman Park, Clearwater. The Doobie Brothers, George Thorogood and the Destroyers will be playing along with Sheila E.
According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data, U.S. nonfarm employment rose about 1.6 percent from 2017 to 2018, versus a 2.3 percent increase in Tampa. In addition, Tampa's population has risen by 12 percent since 2013.
The median existing-home price for all housing types was $264,800—up 4.6 percent from a year ago. Could be due to better product hitting the market. There do seem to be many more “Updated” places for sale.
Foreclosures and short sales accounted for 3 percent of sales in August, the lowest reading since NAR began tracking such data in October 2008. Broken out, 2 percent of sales were foreclosures and 1 percent were short sales.
A red tide is a higher-than-normal concentration of a microscopic alga (plant-like organisms). In Florida, the species that causes most red tides is Karenia brevis.
Known by the pseudonym Paul Flart, a security guard in a Florida hospital saw a video of his farts go viral in 2018. Flart - real name Doug, last name unknown - spent much of his job sitting in the lobby, which he noticed had good acoustics. This inspired him to create an Instagram account to document his farts for about six months. After someone uploaded a compilation of Paul Flart's farts to YouTube, the video went viral. And what’s his reward; he was fired.
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