Community Living

Florida Realtors: Feb. Single-Family Sales Up 9.1%

From Florida Realtors Condo sales up 10.8% year-to-year. Statewide median price for single-family homes up 8% to $270K; condo median price up 6.7% to $200K.  Florida Housing Market in Good Position After Strong February The latest statistics show that existing home sales in Florida experienced another solid month of growth, putting the state in a good economic position as coronavirus concerns…

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What repairs are most important when listing your home?

Top 3 home repairs for less-than-perfect listings Sellers whose homes aren’t in tip-top shape may need to spend extra money or put in a little elbow grease to get their properties in market-ready condition, but not all sellers want to spend thousands of dollars. If money or time is limited, what are the most important repair or maintenance tasks that…


Florida offers some owners up to $10K for septic-tank upgrade

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced a Septic Upgrade Incentive Program to improve water quality and protect Florida’s springs. The program encourages homeowners to enhance their conventional septic systems by adding advanced features to reduce nitrogen pollution. This Septic Upgrade Incentive Program can offset the cost of an upgrade by providing certified installers and licensed plumbers up to…


Barks and Berries | Cindy’s Pets Strawberry Festival

The Story of Cindy’s Pets Cindy’s Pets contacted the Meals on Wheels Program in Pasco County to see where the organization could be beneficial. Organizers were told that Senior Citizens participating on Pasco County’s Meals on Wheels Program frequently had to give a portion of their food to their pets due to financial reasons, this group got together and decided…


Tarpon Springs Auto Dealer Transforms Service Department into a Service Project | Debbie Dawson, RE/MAX

As part of their Thanks-for-Giving campaign, Karl Flammer Ford, located on US 19 in Tarpon Springs, donated a portion of their sales to benefit the Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center. Karl Flammer Ford has been a family owned and operated dealership since 1964. During the month of November, they committed $5 for each tire sale and $25 for each service contract….


“Using Land Records for Ancestry Research” | New Port Richey, Florida

Genealogy Seminar To be Held October 18, 2017 The West Pasco County Genealogical Society (WPCGS) will host a genealogy seminar on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from Noon to 1:30 pm at Faith Lutheran Church, 5443 Sunset Rd., New Port Richey, FL 34652. Attendees will learn about various types of land records — deeds, land grants, mortgages, leases, etc. – where…


WRIGHT’S TO HOST BENEFIT SALE FOR THE NON-GMO PROJECT

Wright’s Natural Market Reminds Residents, “You have a Right to Know What’s in Your Food” During 8th Annual Non-GMO Month NEW PORT RICHEY, FL (October 10, 2017) –  This October, Wright’s Natural Market (6630 US Hwy 19, New Port Richey) will join 13,000 participating grocery retailers across North America in the eighth annual Non-GMO Month. Created by the Non-GMO Project,…


Organizing Ancestry Records and Documents | Debbie Dawson, RE/MAX

“Organizing Ancestry Records and Documents” Genealogy Seminar To be Held May 17, 2017 Learn how organizing ancestry records and documents will change the way you keep records. The West Pasco County Genealogical Society (WPCGS) will host a genealogy seminar on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from Noon to 1:30 pm at Faith Lutheran Church, 5443 Sunset Rd., New Port Richey, FL…