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Clearwater Homes For Sale - Finding Homes for Sale in Clearwater, FL

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Clearwater city is located in the Pinellas County of Florida and is commonly referred to as the Tampa Bay Area. The city was home to the indigenous Tocobaga tribe but population influx started in 1835 when the US Army started constructing Fort Harrison.

The town started developing when the first passenger railroad line was completed in 1888. Clearwater has been popular as a vacation destination since the Belleview Biltmore was built in 1897. The city is also home to the Church of Scientology headquarters.

Clearwater enjoys a mild climate throughout the year. The beach has been rated as the best city beach and also the top singles beach in Florida. According to the city’s chamber of commerce, Clearwater is the only beach that has lifeguards the year around.

In addition to the beaches and the abundant natural beauty, the city also has a progressive education system and good employment opportunities. Major technology firms have their offices here although the economy is mostly supported through tourism and other small businesses.

The city is connected to all major Tampa Bay cities and is located at a 30 minute distance from downtown Tampa. The combination of tropical weather, along with good schools and work environments, there has been an increase in searches for Clearwater homes for sale.

Residency can be established through a legal proof of intention, by transferring bank account or securities to Florida. The city provides numerous housing options that include beach bungalows and condominiums. These waterfront homes cost above $700,000. Other options include smaller sized apartments which are priced above $25000. These are ideal for singles or couples who do not have any children.

A quick search on ‘Clearwater homes for sale’ will provide you with a list of millions of results. Choose a trusted real estate website or contact an estate agent who can show you around. You will have to spend a couple of days looking at homes so factor this in if you are moving from another state. Irrespective of your budget, finding a home is not difficult.

Most real estate websites, such as Homes.com, carry listings from individual estate agents. You can shortlist homes based on your budget and the location and request a quote. Estate agents also add 10 to 15 pictures so you can get a feel of the interiors before you actually see the home.

Before finalizing a home, ensure that it has close proximity to shopping areas, schools and public transport like bus stops. Of course, you must also consider safety aspects. This information can be easily looked up online. Clearwater has a very low crime rate but some neighborhoods are considered rowdy.

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