St. Petersburg Homes for Sale
Real Estate in St. Petersburg Florida
Welcome to beautiful St. Petersburg Florida located in the greater Tampa Bay area. Home to nearly 300,000 residents St. Petersburg or often referred to as St. Pete has been named "The Sunshine City" and offers a vibrant mix of fantastic weather, arts, culture, shopping, dining, sports, and more. It has a shoreline that's been ranked some of the nation's top beaches and with an average of 75° nearly year-round, St. Pete attracts a variety of outdoor enthusiasts and new residents. Read on below the listings to learn more about St. Petersburg and homes for sale in St. Petersburg Florida.
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Relocating to St. Petersburg Florida
St. Petersburg is a wonderful place to call home. It's part of the Tri-City Tampa area, which includes Tampa and Clearwater. Each of these three cities is unique in their own right. St. Petersburg has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and some of the biggest differences are the different makeups of communities. Each has its own unique style, culture, and diversity. St. Petersburg is known as more of the retirement community where Clearwater is known for its spring breaks, fishing, and outdoor activities. Each of these three cities and dozens of smaller towns and communities that connect them all all share similar weather and beaches are definitely some of the best in the world.
St. Pete Beach is not St. Petersburg.
People often refer to St. Petersburg as St. Pete but St. Pete Beach is its own little town, which is a barrier island off the coast of St. Petersburg. The majority of St. Petersburg is actually along the Tampa Bay side where St. Pete beach is along the Gulf of Mexico.
The Best Thing About St. Pete
St. Petersburg has a variety of activities and festivals year-round. Did you know that every year, residents and visitors enjoy more than 1000 events and festivals? You're going to experience amazing festivals such as Blues Fest, Snow Fest and First Night St. Petersburg, music festivals, pride celebrations, the nation's longest-running parade honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg just to name a few.
St. Petersburg is also known for its fantastic arts and culture home to world-famous museums and galleries. It offers performing arts, film festivals, live music, concerts, and literary arts with a close-knit community of artists and craftspeople working in public and private venues.
St. Pete is also known to be welcoming to the LGBTQ+ community and is ranked one of the top cities to live and visit. It turns a near-perfect score on the Human Rights Campaigns Municipal Equality Index examining laws and policies serving a variety of community members.
Then, of course, there is the beach. St. Pete is a peninsula surrounded by 245 miles of shoreline along Tampa Bay, the Gulf of Mexico, Intercoastal Waterways, and Boca Ciega Bay. These natural surroundings are a biodiversity haven for beautiful landscapes and habitats. St. Petersburg dedicates over 2300 acres of public land and 137 parks to recreation and preserves areas.
St. Petersburg is one of the fastest-growing cities in the state of Florida. It attracts and retains businesses from all over the country as well as investors, talent, and of course, retirees and startup companies. The Tampa Bay area is ripe for commercial real estate, taking on the term Florida's Silicon Valley.
Recreation and sports is no stranger to St. Petersburg. There are several golf courses, stadiums, fields, tennis courts, pickleball courts, dog parks, skateboard cords, and hundreds of parks and miles of trails.
Did you know that St. Petersburg holds a Guinness world record for logging the most consecutive days of sunshine? That's right, at 768 days of straight sunshine, which began in 1967, St. Petersburg is known for its beautiful sunny days. The Sunshine Skyway Ridge is one of the largest cable suspension bridges in the Western Hemisphere rising 19 stories above Tampa Bay and 4.1 miles across.
St. Petersburg Schools
St. Petersburg is part of the Pinellas County school system, the seventh-largest district in Florida with 150 schools including career academies, adult education centers, and magnet schools. The system includes 716 public schools and 80 vocational schools. The St. Petersburg State University and rolling nearly 32,000 students is the largest of the public higher education institutions in the area. St. Petersburg is also home to St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Herzen University, St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, and St. Petersburg Military Engineering Technical University.
St. Petersburg Real Estate
Edit given time there are roughly 400 single detached houses for sale throughout the St. Petersburg real estate market. Homes are priced from $125,000 for simple, one or two-bedroom and one-bath, 700 square-foot homes to approximately $2.5 million of the high end of the real estate scale. The median home value is just $205,000 and 60% of residents own their own homes. The median sales price is about $315,000 with an 8% to 16% increase year-over-year on average.
Waterfront, beachfront, or view homes will be higher priced and there are a few gated communities throughout St. Petersburg. For more information on homes for sale in St. Petersburg Florida, browse active listings on our website or contact my office at any time to schedule a showing. When you're ready, fill out the form below or simply contact me through one of the listings to learn more or for a customized list of homes and real estate in St. Petersburg that fit your search criteria, lifestyle, and price.