The 9 Worst Home Renovations You Can Make

Smart homeowners think about resale value even before they purchase a new home. That’s why you don’t want your home improvement idea to land a spot on this list of worst home renovations. Homeowners like to make upgrades for a variety of reasons, a simple freshening up, a cosmetic change, or a mechanical upgrade, but […]

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15 Luxury Decorating Ideas to Make Your Home Stand Apart

Here are 15 luxury decorating ideas to give you some inspiration with real ideas that are feasible and amazing. These are ideas from top designers in Florida and around the country that can help you add more luxury to your home. Let’s look at 15 inspiring luxury decorating ideas that will make your home more […]

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Internationally-renowned artist, Ya La’Ford Reveals a New Mural at the Entrance of WADA, Along St. Pete’s African-American Heritage Trail

  Mural Debuts on the 57th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Historic, “I Have a Dream” Speech   Smith & Associates Real Estate is excited to announce their partnership with Ya La’Ford, the Lovelady Family, and Healthy St. Pete to bring a new community mural,  “Community Woven” to the Warehouse Arts District, located in […]

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$9.1M Davis Island Home Sells Off-Market

$9.1M Davis Island Home Sells Off-Market Tampa Bay Luxury Market Surges to Near Normal Even During Pandemic   Buyer demand seems unwavering in the high-end residential real estate market, especially in the trophy neighborhood of Davis Island. Today, Anne Mullis and Cindy Richards, Realtor duo for Smith & Associates Real Estate, sold a $9.1 million […]

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Smith & Associates Reports High Demand for Multi-Million Dollar Homes & Record Sales

Smith & Associates Reports High Demand for Multi-Million Dollar Homes & Record Sales Penthouse Condo in Pinellas County Sells for $5M   Tampa Bay continues to see high demand for multi-million dollar properties. Despite the economic slowdown and global pandemic, Smith & Associates Real Estate has recorded record sales in Hillsborough and Pinellas County. In […]

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Luxury Spa Bathrooms – Amazing, Modern Bathrooms

When you visit a luxury hotel, one of the most memorable parts of the stay is the bathroom. You remember a good bathroom. It is a space that creates intimacy and is designed for luxury, comfort, and function. A sleek bathtub, a glass-walled shower with rainfall feature, elegant vanities that have creative design, each of […]

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Shovel Driveways or Take a Swim?

Tampa Bay’s Warm Climate Extends Poolside Relaxation Well Past the Summer Months With a climate that is warm and sunny almost year-round, relaxing by the pool in Tampa Bay can be done well into months where our friends in northern climates. Summer is always hot in Florida but with a quick dip in the pool, […]

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St Pete Pier Grand Opening in Downtown St Petersburg

  Welcome to the new St Pete Pier in Downtown St. Petersburg, bringing the best environment to our beautiful city! We are so excited and grateful to visit the new St Petersburg Pier on Grand Opening Day. So much space, nature, dining, and art, including the breathtaking Bending Arc in which we were proud to […]

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Two Tampa Bay Homes Selected as Finalists in HGTV’s Ultimate House Hunt

The national online promotion highlights extraordinary real estate listings TAMPA, Fla. (July 2, 2020) –Two Tampa Bay homes, one located in the Beach Park neighborhood of Tampa and one in the Old Northeast neighborhood of St. Petersburg, have been selected as finalists in the 2020 HGTV Ultimate House Hunt. The Ultimate House Hunt is a […]

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Smith Pivots to Virtual Open House Event to Reach Thousands Event Becomes Model for Real Estate Agencies Around the Country

Smith Pivots to Virtual Open House Event to Reach Thousands For Immediate Release   Tampa, FL (June 23, 2020) – The pandemic has disrupted the very personal experience of buying and selling real estate and become the spark for real estate companies to pivot into virtual modes of operation. Ahead of the technological curve is […]

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Adding a Lighting Control System to Your House

    A lighting control system gives you full control over the lighting in your house from anywhere in the world. With their wide range of benefits, lighting control systems, or smart lighting, are one of the most intelligent upgrades you can make to your home. Lighting control systems range ...
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Best Places to Buy a Beach House in Tampa Bay

Looking to buy a beach house in Tampa Bay, but not sure where? With miles of coastline in the Bay area, your possibilities are endless. Below we highlight three local beachfront paradises where you can own your private beach retreat.   Treasure Island, Florida   Clearwater Beach Consistently voted the ...
A Letter From The President

A Letter From The President of Smith & Associates Real Estate

    The greatest questions in times when there is uncertainty are “What should I expect today”, “What will tomorrow bring” and “What should I do”. You can rely on Smith & Associates to continue to serve the community as the skilled and trusted real estate advisors we have been ...
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Find Your New Construction Home in Tampa Bay with our Digital Sales Galleries

Even in this unique time of social distancing, our real estate team has the digital tools to help you step into some of the most exciting developments coming to Tampa Bay. With new construction, a home searcher isn’t able to enjoy a physical tour but instead must be able to ...
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COVID-19 Update: Mortgage Lending in Tampa Bay Frequently Asked Questions

With governments instituting tighter shelter in place restrictions and businesses shifting to the work-at-home model during the COVID-19 crisis, we want you to know that we are working closely with all our partners to be able to meet your real estate needs as efficiently as possible.  While our current situation ...
Real Estate Update From CEO of Smith & Associates Real Estate, Bob Glaser

Real Estate Update From CEO of Smith & Associates Real Estate, Bob Glaser

    Please watch as CEO of Smith & Associates Real Estate, Bob Glaser, discusses the Real Estate Market as it relates to COVID-19.  
A note from the CEO regarding real estate and coronavirus

A Note From the CEO Regarding Real Estate & COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

    Smith & Associates Real Estate has been an integral part of the Tampa Bay community for over 50 years. We have provided strategic real estate services through market booms and busts and will continue to provide you with relevant real-time real estate market information. We are experiencing an ...
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South Tampa’s Marina Pointe Breaks Ground

The excitement was contagious as business leaders, elected officials, and future Marina Pointe homeowners gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of Marina Pointe. Speaking at the event was Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, BTI Partners CEO Noah Breakstone, and Smith & Associates Real Estate President and CEO Bob Glaser who all echoed ...
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South Tampa Home With Exceptional Value For Sale

  What do you look for in your dream home? Is it a sparkling pool ready to refresh you on a blistering summer day? Is it a great outdoor space to entertain guests and host evening get togethers with friends? Or maybe it’s a spacious interior so every family member ...
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Is Your Home Prepared For a Coronavirus Outbreak in Your Community?

Coronavirus is a large family of viruses causing illnesses ranging from the common cold to severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). The respiratory disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”), according to cdc.gov and who.int. As coronavirus ...

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