Always be sure to use licensed professionals!

We at Southern Roots Realty always advise home owners to only use licensed professionals. Doing any work to your home adds value but it’s important to shop around and do research to make sure you are getting quality work from licensed contractors for your hard earned money.  We highly recommend you verify any license information […]

Home Cleaning Tips & Tricks

This user friendly article gives 23 tips to keeping your home clean and sparkling! Stain removal is always a chore and no one likes to be ‘Mr. Clean’ but these ideas might help you work smarter, not harder. The idea is to use handy household items you already have, such as salt, baking soda, and […]

Black Crow Coffee

The Black Crow Coffee shop is one of my favorite places in town, and more conveniently, in my neighborhood. Opened in 2015, it started in a small strip center at Seventh Avenue and Second Street North in the Old  Northeast neighborhood. Their customer base quickly grew, and within a year, they took over the space […]

Rent vs Own? The Time to Buy is NOW!

Wondering if you should buy vs rent your next home? ATTOM Data Solutions, which manages the nation’s largest property database, released its 2017 Affordability Report, which shows that buying a home is more affordable than renting in 66% of U.S. housing markets. The report found that making monthly payments on a median-priced home, including mortgage, […]

Old NE/Snell Isle

The Old Northeast and Snell Isle neighborhoods feature some of the oldest homes in Pinellas County. Organized in the 1920’s by Perry Snell and John Hamlett, these neighborhoods are close to downtown St. Petersburg and are centered around public parks. The architecture of the oldest homes (1900-1940’s) are vernacular in architecture, with elements of Victorian, […]