St Pete Beach Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Florida
Located on the southern end of the barrier islands and west of the Tampa/St. Petersburg metro area, the community of St. Pete Beach provides residents with stunning natural beauty and the alluring charm of a long and storied history. Enchanting historical sites of St. Pete Beach include Pass-A-Grille – named for the visible campfires of the Cuban fisherman, known as "Grillers," who smoked their fish and camped along the waters edge of the island – and the world famous Don CeSar Resort, one of eight hotels in Florida that is listed on the National Trust for Historical Preservation as one of the Historic Hotels of America.
The community’s approximate 10,000 residents have a variety of parks, miles of pristine beaches and plenty of recreational facilities to choose from. Golf enthusiasts enjoy proximity to some of the finest golf courses in the country, and the location’s aquatic surroundings provide for excellent fishing. In addition, the world-renowned and gorgeous Fort De Soto Park beaches are less than a 10 minute drive away.
Industries that provide employment in St. Pete Beach include arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, educational, health and social services, professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services, retail trade, finance, insurance, real estate and rental and leasing. St. Petersburg College, Eckerd College and the University of South Florida/St. Pete are all within a 10 minute drive for those who wish to attain a degree in higher education.
Housing options in St. Pete Beach consist of single-family homes, estate properties, St. Pete Beach condos and townhouses reminiscent of Key West. St. Pete Beach residents enjoy an extremely high quality of life in their gorgeous, historic, and family-friendly town.
The real estate market in St. Pete Beach offers a diverse selection or properties and prices. Homes in St. Pete Beach are priced starting from $110,000. Large, lovely homes with swimming pools, spas and community facilities can be purchased in the mid-$500,000s. Waterfront homes in St. Pete Beach can also be purchased in the low to mid-$500,000s. Spectacular waterfront estates are priced from the high $800,000s to $4.5 million for expansive, luxury estates. An excellent selection of St. Pete Beach condos and townhouses are priced starting from $75,000 to more than $2 million. Land and lots are also available for custom development.
St Pete Beach Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 25th, 2014: homes priced around $699,759 compared to $775,477 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -11%. For Wednesday, August 27th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.24%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.23%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.53%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.70%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in St Pete Beach FL. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in St Pete Beach to help you find the best home!