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July 9, 2010

Cape San Blas Turtle Eggs Relocated to Avoid Oil Spill Impact
Our beaches were busy this morning with crews of turtle patrol volunteers, representatives from NOAA, The Interior Department, National Fish and Wildlife, Florida Fish and Wildlife, news crews from CNN and the AP, FED EX PR guys and curious onlookers. The assembled were all there to either participate in or ...

November 14, 2009

Cape San Blas Real Estate Week in Review – Nov. 7-13, 2009
It’s been a week of weather extremes with over 5 inches of rain and high winds from tropical storm Ida on Monday and Tuesday, to travel-poster gorgeous sunshine and blue skies by week’s end. Ida didn’t scare away our buyers, though, and we had a good week with another sale, ...

July 25, 2009

Cape San Blas Real Estate Market Week in Review – Week of July 18-24, 2009
It’s been another busy week around the Cape with lots of people in to look at property. I did manage to sneak away for a few hours, though, and get in some much needed kayaking and fishing on Thursday. Good to be reminded of why we live here. Apparently a ...

July 1, 2009

Happy Birthday to Me – Let’s Go Scalloping!!
Today is my birthday which each year is celebrated locally with the opening of scallop season. : ) Luckily, the weather forecast looks good for people to get out in the bay and play. If you’re new to scalloping, here are a few guidelines to get you going. First of ...

March 22, 2009

Cape San Blas Real Estate Week In Review – Mar. 14-20, 2009
Lots of activity around the Cape this week as spring arrives and with it kids on break from school. Average activity in real estate, with bargain hunters continuing to roam the area sniffing for killer deals. We ended up this week with one sale, one new contract, ten new listings, ...

February 21, 2009

Cape San Blas Real Estate Market Week in Review – Feb. 14-20, 2009
The stock market may have been in a turmoil but local real estate had a bullish week, with not just one but two closings, one new contract, four new listings and ten new price tags. Our inventory unfortunately continues to creep back upward, ending the week up two from last ...

December 27, 2008

Cape San Blas Real Estate Week in Review – Dec. 20-26, 2008
The calendar said Christmas but the weather said summer. What a beautiful warm, sunny week it has been. I hope you had a good holiday with family and friends. Santa brought us one closing and two contracts, three new listings , three new price tags and eleven expired unsold. Our ...

September 12, 2008

Local Traffic Being Allowed Through Stumphole
7:00 p.m. UPDATE – We have a fluid situation here, absolutely no pun intended. I just had a call from Paula Pickett, Executive Director of the Gulf County Tourist Development Council, who drove out to the Cape within the hour, and was told the road is such that if it’s ...

September 11, 2008

Ike Closes Stumphole
3 p.m. Update from Gulf County Emergency Management: Gulf County remains under a High Surf Advisory and a Coastal Flood Advisory. These conditions will continue to lead to hazardous rip currents as well as dangerously high surf along Gulf County’s beaches. These conditions will be life threatening to anyone entering ...

August 30, 2008

Cape San Blas Real Estate Week In Review – August 23-28, 2008
It’s Labor Day Weekend, the last hurrah of the busy tourist season here and by the looks of the parking lot at Scallop Cove this morning there are a lot of folks hoping to catch a few more rays and a few more fish and scallops before heading back to ...

August 23, 2008

Cape San Blas Real Estate Week In Review – August 16-22, 2008
Fay has dominated the scene for more than a week now as she’s made her agonizingly slow and meandering path to the panhandle. We’re all just ready for her to be gone. As I’m writing this on Saturday morning we’ve only had about 3 inches of rain, but the heavy ...

August 2, 2008

Cape San Blas Real Estate Week In Review – July 26 – August 1, 2008
It’s been the busiest week in real estate we’ve had since I started this blog almost a full year ago so we’re just going to jump right in and get started, because there’s a lot of territory to cover. Yes! ’bout time. The total inventory of active listings in the ...

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