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Pinellas County homes sold faster than last year, Realtor association says

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Pinellas County homes sold faster and at higher prices in March than they did a year ago, according to newly released statistics from the Pinellas Realtor Association. Sales of single family homes went up 19 percent last month compared to March 2015, and the median time to sale came in at 73 days – two weeks quicker than a year ago. Sellers also got a bit more money, too, with the median sale going for 96 percent of the original…

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Mike Twitty nabs Pinellas Realtor Association endorsement

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Pinellas County Property Appraiser candidate Mike Twitty has earned another valuable endorsement in his campaign to replace outgoing appraiser Pam Dubov. The Pinellas Realtor Organization gave Twitty its nod in a letter this week. “we will be encouraging our members to actively support your campaign. With over 7,000 members, the Pinellas Realtor® Organization is one of Tampa Bay’s largest and most politically active professional trade associations,” the letter read. The organization also said it will be offering financial support to…

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Pinellas Realtors Association peeved at St. Pete City Council’s second vote on historical preservation

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After seven hours of discussion where they heard from approximately 90 members of the public, the St. Petersburg City Council voted in the wee hours of a Friday morning last month to approve an ordinance that requires 50 percent plus one of all property owners in a neighborhood to agree before they may apply to the city for historic designation. It was a hard-fought victory for historic preservation supporters, who had worked for years to get the city to change the previous ordinance…

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Pinellas Realtors group backs Will Newton for City Council

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The Pinellas Realtor Organization is throwing its weight behind St. Pete City Council candidate Will Newton. “The member-only candidate screening committee reviewed questionnaires and interviewed candidates.  There are thoughtful, qualified candidates running, but one stood out for his overall commitment to community, understanding of economic issues, and advocacy for property rights,” the group wrote in a statement. PRO represents more than 6,500 members including Realtors and others in the industry. The group is one of Tampa Bay’s largest professional trade…

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