Duane Howes

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Agent, Realtor®

Born in Maine and a long-time Boston area resident, Duane studied civil engineering at the University New Hampshire at Durham.  For many years he worked in communication utility construction and engineering throughout the Boston area.  Duane moved to Vero Beach FL in 1997 and earned a Florida Brokers License in 1999.  In addition to selling multi-year communications agreements to Condominiums and HOA’s, Duane sold residential properties with Esslinger, Wooten Maxwell in Weston, FL.  Two years later Duane moved his family to the Tampa area where he aligned with Johanson and Associates (residential real estate) for several years.  Duane also has experience selling commercial property and businesses, in Florida as well as the country of Panama, where he lived for several years. Duane resides in Largo FL with his most recently adopted pet, Tokyo, a beautiful and sweet ’Am Staffy’, American Staffordshire Pit Bull Terrier.

Recent Listings

$435,000
1 Beds 1 Baths Barefoot Beach Resort Of Indian Shores SubDv. 33785 Zip Code
RARELY AVAILABLE...GROUND FLOOR UNIT WITH PRIVATE BACKYARD & BACK PORCH...NO STAIRS...PARADISE IS FOUND IN INDIAN SHORES! Nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway. FULLY FURNISHED TURNKEY BEACH CONDO with 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath and BONUS SUNROOM offering INCREDIBLE LIGHT and potential to SLEEP 6. This COASTAL INSPIRED unit is immaculately UPDATED and TURNKEY making it the perfect second home, vacation rental or combination of both. OPEN FLOOR PLAN with ceramic tile floors, gleaming white crown molding, white wood cabinetry, closets galore and coastal furnishings. Large Bathroom with built-in linen storage and a walk-in shower. Living Room is centrally located between the dining and sunroom offering a DRY BAR and FLATSCREEN TV. The SUNROOM is perfect for GUESTS or can be used as an OFFICE. Fabulous PRIVATE BACKYARD WITH BACK PORCH located just off the sunroom...this is FLORIDA LIVING AT IT'S BEST! LIGHT AND BRIGHT FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN with granite counters and full size appliances. Cable and Wi Fi are included in your HOA fee. Barefoot Beach offers everything you could dream and more just steps from your door. A true WATERFRONT OASIS with LUSH LANDSCAPE featuring HEATED POOL, SUN DECK, new community FISHING DOCK, BBQ Grills, outdoor dining areas, multiple laundry facilities in every building on every floor, bike storage, club room, PRIVATE BOAT SLIPS are subject to availability and the best part...PRIVATE DEEDED BEACH ACCESS. NO RENTAL PERIOD RESTICTIONS...An ideal INVESTMENT PROPERTY, SECOND HOME OR PRIMARY RESIDENCE...the choice is yours. For your convenience there is an on-site rental management company at your disposal should you choose to use them. This community DOES NOT require or limit the days an owner can use their unit. BAREFOOT BEACH is located on 5 ACRES along 400 FEET of INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY. Located in the QUAINT beach town of Indian Shores on the Gulf of Mexico with nearby dining, shopping, putt putt golf, and WHITE SUGAR SAND BEACH. Just steps from your front door is the SUNCOAST BEACH TROLLEY that will take you up and down the Pinellas Beach Coast. Close to downtown St. Pete with restaurants, museums, nightlife and the new pier. Two International airports to serve you. TIA is 45 minutes and PIE is 25 minutes away. The unit has future bookings that must be honored by new owner. Perfect for a 1031 Exchange. vimeo.com/793179225

19417 Gulf Boulevard Unit F-111, Indian Shores

$150,000
Island Yacht Club Condo SubDv. 33767 Zip Code
SEA-ing is believing. Boat slips are rare in our waters here in Florida. This boat slip in Island Estates is measure 14x50 in deep water on Island Estates expansive and easy access for your boat coming or going. Sailboats, fishing boats, bay boats, power boats, cabin cruisers and more- all welcomed here! Well-run marina with a true professional dock master who excels in customer service. This location is one of the best that our community offers! A marina where convenience meets safety and fun! The intracoastal opens up to the Gulf oF Mexico in either direction. North head past Dunedin or south cruise to the Sandkey Bridge that opens up to the Gulf. Or cruise the intracoastal for the day and hit more beaches such as Treasure Island or St. Pete Beach or a weekend to Sarasota short visit to the keys? Fishing awaits you with some of the best catch of the day just a few miles from the marina. Visit many of the islands that are scattered throughout the waterways. Dolphin sighting daily at the marina and in every direction on the water. Clearwater Beach is directly across from your new boat slip along with top restaurants and hotels such as the Sandpearl, Mariott, Opal, Hilton, Hyatt and more! Take the boat across and dock at Frenchy's for the afternoon or one of the public docks that line up the waterways. Deciding to live on your boat? No problem this marina allows you to live a carefree life on your vessel. Enjoy your coffee, turn on your laptop or watch TV in the common area before you set sail! Amenities include area for bikes, electricity, outdoor rinsing, fish preparation sink, grills, a mail room, full baths, and laundry room. You will not be disappointed with this investment! Come join the community and boat among us!

200 Windward Passage Unit 102, Clearwater

$359,900
2 Beds 2 Baths Harbour Towne Condo SubDv. 33759 Zip Code
Professional Photos to come! Do not be fooled by the old world appearance of this stunner. Location, Location, Location, and updates, updates, updates! Located minutes from quaint downtown Safety Harbor, overlooking Tampa Bay Bayou park and immediate access to Wilson walkway and 20 min. to Tampa and St.Pete Clearwater airports. This condo has been meticulously updated with no detail left undone. Builder-owned and lovingly restored with high-end features that will show like a charm. All updates were done in 2020 that include Trane AC unit/handler, a new roof is coming in the next couple of months! Double hung, Alside Ultra-Max argon filled, Lowe E windows throughout, outside slider doors to the porch with inside blinds, recessed led lighting in ceilings, and under cabinets. Accent stone walls in the living room, dining room, kitchen, and wet bar. Custom wood, soft-close cabinets, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. 24X24 polished Porcelain tiles throughout. Bathrooms are all updated with seamless roller 6' doors and custom floor-to-ceiling tile work. Chandelier lighting with ceiling fans throughout. Interior washer and dryer hook-ups as well as FREE laundry outside next to the unit. The porch has sliding windows that are fully enclosed and can be accessed from bedroom 2 and the living room area. The front screen door has a sliding window/screen panel. tasteful neutral palette. The community features an in-ground pool, tennis courts, car wash, clubhouse with exercise room, kitchen, and large banquet area. Free washers and dryers are available, however, this unit comes with hook-ups inside. Turnkey doesn't get any better than this!

316 N Bayshore Boulevard Unit 203, Clearwater