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Davis Islands Newsletter April 2019

THE DAVIS ISLANDS NEWSLETTER

Welcome to the April Islands View newsletter. This month we have a new business opening in the village and a couple of fun events to participate in with the start of Spring. Also, I encourage you to take a quick look at the real estate summary for March, we saw quite a bit of activity to start the selling season.

As always, have a great month and we will see you around the Islands!

ISLANDS NEWS

Time to Get in Shape: FitMethod 413

The former location of Islands Cantina has a new tenant.  FitMethod 413 is a Group Fitness training company that focuses on the mind, body and spirit.  Their website is fitmethod413.com

Thursday Night Sail

Are you looking for an opportunity to both learn and have fun on the water?  Well the Davis Islands Yacht Club conducts their Thursday Night Race series every Thursday starting at 5pm at the southern most point of the Islands. This is a free event and you DO NOT need to be a member of the Yacht Club but rather just an interest in learning how to sail.

For more information email or call us at 813-251-1158

Events

April 13th: Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt: 8:30am DI Garden Club

April 27th:  Great American Cleanup: 8:00am Park Lot Boat Ramp @ Seaplane Basin

Book of the Month

In March my latest book came back into the category of pursuing your purpose.  The author and athlete Tim Tebow’s book “This is the Day: Reclaim Your Dream. Ignite Your Passion. Live your Purpose.”
I had never read a book by Tim Tebow before but for some reason I was curious.  It is a solid read that not only gave examples from his life and pursuit of his dreams but more importantly provided the boost we all need at times to get moving in our purpose.  He mixes both his spiritual thoughts along with the examples from his life that required a reassessment of his purpose in ultimate pursuit of his dreams, both baseball and beyond.


DI Civic Association Monthly Meeting

The next meeting of the DI Civic Association will be held Tuesday April 2nd at the Sandra Freedman Tennis Complex, starting at 7pm.

Davis Islands Welcome Packet

If you are new to Davis Islands this month I encourage you to download our updated New Resident Packet.  This will give you great information on the Islands History, Islands Business Directory and Common Contact numbers for our great amenities.

NEXTDOOR.COM – Davis Islands

Are you interested in staying updated on Islands activity, events and safety?  Then I encourage you join over 2,666 islands residents at Nextdoor.com.  Register for free @ Nextdoor.com/DavisIslands  Also if you are already a member please invite one other person and remember this is just for Davis Islands residents.

DAVIS ISLANDS LAND DEVELOPMENT & ZONING ACTIVITY

Davis Islands Apex Median

We thought it would be helpful to keep residents updated on requests made to the City of Tampa for zoning, variance or design changes for properties on the Islands. Each month the City of Tampa publishes these filings for all City of Tampa residents, it is called the C.A.R.E. S Newsletter. Details on the filings can be found by logging into the City of Tampa Online Portal This months requests are as follows:Design Variance   none this month   Rezoning   none this month


Design Exception 2
DE2-19-23: 561 Maderia Ave – Front Yard Variance

CRIME ACTIVITY MARCH 2019

This section will be a monthly summary of REPORTED crime activity.  The Tampa Police Department has partnered with Lexis/Nexis Community Map to summarize incidences in our neighborhood.

If you would like to search the database directly you can visit TampaGov.net

PT/GT – VEHICLE TAG – 2/01/2019 – TGH

PT/GT – THEFT – 3/03/2019 – 1XX COLUMBIA DRGT AUTO – 3/02/2019 – 9XX SEVERN AVE

If you would like to search the database directly you can visit TampaGov.net

REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATED MARCH 2019

This month the real estate market on Davis Islands increased at a very strong clip with both listings going under contract and new homes coming to market in the double digits. In particular there were 11 new homes coming to market while 14 existing homes went under contract.  There were 9 homes closed with just 29 available for sale.


The lowest priced home currently for sale came in at $415,000

The highest priced home currently for sale came in at $3,999,000


The lowest priced home that sold closed at $465,000

The highest priced home sold at $4,345,000


The Original List Price to Sales Price Ratio is 96.7% 2019 vs 100% in 2018


The Average Days on Market for active properties is 47

In summary: Homes going under contract continued the strong pace from last month.  New homes coming to market did increase substantial and inventory numbers continue to stay low.

OUR MARKET ACTIVITY

465 W DAVIS BLVD | COMING SOON

beautiful Charleston inspired residence is a rare blend of design, beauty and size, all situated on a wonderful corner lot. Details

 414 CHIPPEWA AVE | ACTIVE

The perfect blend of style and space is offered in this fantastic Davis Islands residence.  This is your chance to own a gem of a home in South Tampa’s premier waterfront neighborhood. Click for details

726 S DAVIS BLVD | UNDER CONTRACT

The opportunities are plentiful with this special 1950’s ranch style home on Davis Islands.  This home sits on 67 ft of frontage with a 8,000 + sq ft lot, plenty of room for a renovation project or new construction. Click for details

 438 E DAVIS BLVD | SOLD

438 EAST is THE one-of-a-kind, Mid-Century modern inspired residence that sets a new standard of seamlessly blending luxury style with desirable function, all encompassed in a perfect urban setting. Click for details

THE ISLANDER CONDOMINIUMS| UNDER CONSTRUCTION The Islander Condominiums of Davis Islands is the newest Mid-Rise residence to take shape in South Tampa. These limited edition units blend luxury living with the active lifestyle of South Tampa’s most amenity rich neighborhood. Download our  Features & Floorplan Guide

CONSIDERING THE SALE OF YOUR ISLANDS HOME?GET TO MARKET FIRST WHILE PRICES ARE STRONG!

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