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Old 07-02-2017, 04:58 PM
 
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I was on the phone for a help desk and the person helping me stated she was in Tampa I mentioned I am thinking of moving from Chicago to tampa. I said one area I had my eye on was Dunedin I have been to Tampa three times in past two years and I really like it. I see it as a cheap alternative to San Diego where I once lived but I'd to expensive. The person on the phone said Dunedin in was old Florida and she was more inland . I kind of get the comparison but can someone go into more detail. When did new Florida start ? Would Westchester be new Florida? What would yarbor city be considered?

I am looking for a home under 200,000 is that automatically old Florida?

I like Dunedin but I also was ruling out yarbor city having the urban life with beach on weekend although gearing towards slower life like Dunedin. The Chicago lifestyle is burning me out.
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Old 07-02-2017, 10:37 PM
 
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Ybor (ebor) city is a historic area of east Tampa with a emphasis on night life.

Dunedin (done-e-den) or (do-knee-den) is a older community Los of retired people and people who are from Dunedin, also older infustructure .

A word to the wise is move as close to work as possible if you work. the Tampa Bay area traffic is horrendous.
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Old 07-03-2017, 08:58 AM
 
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You will want to move close to where your job is. There is a lot of old Florida type neighborhood throughout Tampa Bay. Seminole Heights, Soho, Downtown St. Pete, Ybor, list can go one. But for $200 k you are limited. It might be a 2 bedroom fixer upper, but you can probably find a deal.
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Old 07-04-2017, 02:03 PM
 
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You will want to move close to where your job is. There is a lot of old Florida type neighborhood throughout Tampa Bay. Seminole Heights, Soho, Downtown St. Pete, Ybor, list can go one. But for $200 k you are limited. It might be a 2 bedroom fixer upper, but you can probably find a deal.
south st pete?
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Old 07-04-2017, 02:07 PM
 
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south st pete?
Seminole Heights, Tampa Heights, Ybor...
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Old 07-04-2017, 07:53 PM
 
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is there a old florida vs new florida thing I kind of felt and I cojuld be wrong when I said to women on phone I was looking in dunedin under 200,000 she was like "oh well I am in new florida thats old florida but......


and she actually suggested westchester to me.
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Old 07-04-2017, 10:28 PM
 
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Check out Safety Harbor.
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Old 07-05-2017, 08:35 AM
 
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south st pete?
Is Downtown St Pete considered south st pete? IDK. I just know some areas around Downtown look historic. With $200,000 as your budget, you cant be picky.
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Old 07-05-2017, 10:15 PM
 
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What is this "West Chester" in Tampa?
Bro, do u mean Westchase?

Yarbor? I can't.... smh.


The "old FL" & "new FL" thing is just something ppl say when talking about older neighborhoods or "times gone by" when talking about how FL was in the 50s and 60s. It's not an actual thing tho. It's just something ppl say.
Maybe listening to some call center lady on the phone isn't the best place to get your advice lol.

Also, Tampa is not like San Diego.
The people, weather, economy are all so different. The only commonality is perhaps they both have palm trees?
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