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River Watch Tarpon Springs

by Doug & Gwen Campbell at Sun Bay Associates

Today we are taking a look at the real estate update for River Watch, Tarpon Springs.  This is a community on the banks of the Anclote River in Tarpon Springs boasting numerous views of the beautiful Anclote River, including a community boat ramp for smaller boats and kayaks.

Now for a review of the River Watch Tarpon Springs real estate market for the last 30 days.   There are currently 8 homes listed for sale in River Watch Tarpon Springs.  The list prices range from $189,900 with 331 days on market for a River Watch short sale property to a high of $380,000 and one day on market for this listing.  The average list price for River Watch homes for sale is $246,025 and the average days on market is 95.

For information on the River Watch real estate market, or any other community in the greater Tampa Bay area, visit Sun Bay Associates Market Snapshot to get real time data on what is listed, what has sold and at the real prices.  Do not rely on what the neighbors say.

Of the 8 homes for sale in River Watch Tarpon Springs, two are River Watch short sale homes and one is a bank owned or foreclosed house.

There are 5 houses in River Watch that are currently under contract.  Three of these are River Watch short sale houses.  These River Watch short sale houses range in list price from $199,900 to $229,000.  The houses in River Watch that are under contract and are not short sales are listed for $375,000 and $429,900.

When in a short sale situation, or a potential short sale situation, it is very important to find and use a realtor with knowledge and expertise in the short sale process.  A Certified Distressed Property Expert, CDPE, has extensive training in dealing with the short sale process, including how to properly market a home, how to negotiate with the lenders, and how to best prepare and submit the proper documentation to the bank to get the short sale review started in the most timely manner possible.

No houses sold in the last 30 days in River Watch Tarpon Springs.

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River Watch, Tarpon Springs, The Neighborhood Scoop

by Doug & Gwen Campbell at Sun Bay Associates

At last, we have a name for our neighborhood blog posts.  Ta-Da!!  The Neighborhood Scoop will be our new general heading and each neighborhood will be the subtitle.  So, for our very first newly named Neighborhood Scoop, we introduce River Watch.  River Watch is a terrific waterfront community on the Anclote River in Tarpon Springs.  This community has wonderful vistas of the Anclote River, a small boat launch for kayaks or canoes, a park area and is very convenient to Tarpon Springs and its world famous Sponge Docks.

The home are generally between 2,000 and 3,000 square feet and have either 2 or 3 car garages.  The active real estate market in River Watch is proof of the very desirability of this waterfront community.

As of November 23, there are 6 homes for sale, ranging in price from $189,900 to $399,747 with an average days on market of 78.

There are two homes listed as active with contract:

1998 Anclote Vista, listed for $265,000 and only 17 days on market.  This is a pool home with a 3 car garage.

1128 Riveredge Dr., listed for $300,000 and 462 days on market.  This home has a pool home, 3 car garage and is waterfront on the Anclote River.  This home is a short sale.

One home is listed as a pending sale:

1910 Riveredge Dr., listed for $224,900 after only 11 days on market.  It is a pool home with a 3 car garage.

In the last six months, there have been 7 homes sold in River Watch:

1061 Sawgrass Dr., listed for $199,000 and sold for $170,000 after only 39 days on market.  This was a short sale.

1002 Sawgrass Dr., listed for $229,000 and sold for $220,000 after 193 days on market.  It was NOT a distressed sale.

1277 Blackrush Dr., listed for $235,000 and sold for $220,000 after 301 days on market.  This home was a short sale.

1160 Riveredge Dr., listed for $250,100 and sold for $246,700 after 418 days on market.  This home was a short sale.

1802 River Watch Blvd., listed for $297,000 and sold for $285,000 after only 61 days on market.  It was NOT a distressed property.

1249 Blackrush Dr., listed for $299,000 and sold for $280,000 after only 60 days on market.  It too was NOT a distressed property.

1821 Riveredge Dr., listed for $379,900 and sold for $362,500 after 122 days on market.  This is a waterfront home with a pool, water access and 3 car garage.

For information about the real estate market in your neighborhood, visit our Sun Bay Associates Market Snap Shot.  If you would like more general information about the real estate market in the Tampa Bay area, visit Sun Bay Associates FREE home search and create your own real estate search.

Happy House Hunting!!

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Gwen and Doug Campbell - The Campbell Team
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30522 US Hwy 19N, Suite 107 S
Palm Harbor FL 34684
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