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Davis Islands Newsletter October 2019

THE DAVIS ISLANDS NEWSLETTER

Welcome to the October Islands View newsletter. This month feels like the kick off to the holiday season. Calendars start filling up with college football, tailgates, Halloween parties and the air actually feels better in the mornings.

 
Please check out the events coming up this month. Our annual Halloween in the Village is on the 26th and the Civic Association is hosting a free swim and Bar-B-Q at the Roy Jenkins Pool on the 19th. Fun times on Davis Islands!


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

 

ISLANDS NEWS

11th Annual Halloween in the Village

Join the Davis Islands Businesses as they host the 11th Annual Halloween in the Village on October 26th from 11am-5pm.  As in years past the day is full of exciting activities.
  • Trick or Treat in the DI Village (11am – 3pm)
  • Caricature Artist (11am-3pm)
  • Shutter Photo Booth (11am-2pm)
  • Pet Costume Contest (12:15pm)
  • Silly Sam’s Halloween Show (1:00pm)
  • Kid’s Costume Contest (2:15pm)
  • Chance Drawing (2:45pm)
  • After Party at South Tampa Fellowship-97 Biscayne Ave (3pm-5pm)

PrePlanning for Annual City of Tampa S.W.E.E.P.

Start planning for the City of Tampa’s annual S.W.E.E.P program coming to the Islands – November 18th-22nd.  It is that time of year where the City will collect larger items for disposal that are not collected during routine bi-weekly waste collection.  Mark your calendars now so you don’t forget. All S.W.E.E.P. items must be placed curbside, on the right of way in front of your residence, no later than Sunday night at 8 p.m. the week of a S.W.E.E.P. clean-up. For details on what is collected refer to the City’s website here

 

DI Resident Social: Free Swim and Bar-B-Q

The Davis Islands Civic Association is hosting a resident social with free swimming and Bar-B-Q at the Historic Roy Jenkins Pool on October 19th 4pm-6pm

DI Civic Association Monthly Meeting

The next meeting of the DI Civic Association will be held Tuesday October 1st 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 2,867 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

VARIANCE REVIEW BOARD

VRB-19-98 – 198 Blanca Ave – Reduce Eave to Eave separation between accessory – 10/8/2019 – 6:30pm

CRIME ACTIVITY SEPTEMBER 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

THEFT  PT/GT ALL OTHER – 9/08/2019 – Tampa General Hospital
THEFT PT/GT FROM BUILDING – 9/14/ 2019 – 100 Block of Adriatic

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

REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2019

This month the real estate market on Davis Islands remained on trend from last month with very strong numbers.  Homes going under contract were 8 and new homes coming to market were 10. 5 homes closed with 35 available for sale.


The lowest priced home currently for sale came in at $365,000

The highest priced home currently for sale came in at $3,500,000

The lowest priced home that sold closed at $322,200

The highest priced home sold at $2,525,000

The Original List Price to Sales Price Ratio is 96.4 % 2019 vs 96.5% in 2018

The Average Days on Market for active properties is 54

In summary: Homes coming to market have increased month over month, with homes going under contract slightly decreasing.  Active homes on market moved to the mid 30’s which is slight increase from the previous few months.  Prices have been a little softer, with overpricing of properties in certain levels keeping days on market extended

OUR MARKET ACTIVITY

406 CHIPPEWA AVE | JUST LISTED

Wonderful NEW CONSTRUCTION: 4 bedrooms/ 2.5 baths, 2,109 sq ft, 2 car garage, POOL and additional storage . Details

409 ERIE AVE | JUST LISTED

A Spanish Revival Bungalow that has been beautifully renovated with a wonderful balance of style and space. 3 Bedrooms/ 2 Baths, 1,414 sq ft and a Pool. Details

THE ISLANDER CONDOMINIUMS

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.

UNIT SQ FT BEDS/BATHS PRICE STATUS
201 2,203 3/3 $910,800 AVAILABLE
202 2,340 3/3 $961,600 AVAILABLE
203 2,458 3/3 $1,008,800 AVAILABLE
204       PENDING
301       SOLD
302 2,340 3/3 $1,021,700 AVAILABLE
303       SOLD
304 2,404 3/3.5 $1,056,125 AVAILABLE
401       SOLD
402       SOLD
403       SOLD

Download our  Features & Floorplan Guide

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

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