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MLS# T2847553

Tile and laminate flooring throughout the home (no carpet). Split floor plan and over-sized master bedroom with multiple closets. Ample space in the carport and laundry room located outside the kitchen/dining room entrance. Roof is approximately...
Visit this property in TAMPA: 2103 W CLUSTER AVE, TAMPA

MLS# T2847539

Located in the highly desirable Bonvida Community. The living room opens up to the covered lanai overlooking an over sized pie shape fully fenced yard with plenty of room for a pool. Dual sinks and a large walk-in closet. Spacious side bedrooms...
Visit this property in VALRICO: 2240 LANDSIDE DR, VALRICO

MLS# U7796354

This charming 3 bedroom 2 bath pool home is tucked away in the desirable Greenbrook Estates neighborhood surrounded by all the amenities that every buyer is looking for in the Florida lifestyle. Enjoy the oversized living space and kitchen area...
Visit this property in CLEARWATER: 2960 166TH AVE N, CLEARWATER

MLS# T2847523

UNDER CONSTRUCTION - As you enter this home you are greeted in a beautiful foyer with two tray ceilings. Off to your right is a generous sized den or office. Your kitchen is the chef's delight with pantry, breakfast bar and dramatic curved center...
Visit this property in BRADENTON: 604 166TH ST E, BRADENTON


Tampa Relocation
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Area Highlights
  • Latest census shows Tampa and Hillsborough county are first in business and job growth
  • The Bay hosts a mixture of business segments, including banking, tourism, insurance, telecommunications and construction.
  • Fortune magazine has ranked Tampa as one of worlds best cities for business
  • Other well known publications have ranked Tampa as Florida's best global business location and one of America's best insurance cities
  • More than 200 of the Fortune 500 companies have a local presence
  • Pinellas county hosts more than 100 medical and 1,400 manufacturing companies.
  • Several hot technology companies are based in the region. They include Jabil Circuit, Tech Data, Intermedia, IBM, GTE, Ascend and AT&T
  • One in every 6 jobs created in Florida is created in the Bay area
  • The Port of Tampa is one of America's busiest export centers
  • Tampa International is consistently ranked as a favorite amongst travelers
  • The Hillsborough county school district wins  more state academic college scholarships than any other school district of its size in Florida
  • Pinellas county schools routinely exceed national and state average SAT scores
  • Pinellas county offers some of the best beaches on the Gulf coast
  • Cypress trees over 100 years are abundant in local parks.

Auto Tags
Newcomers must obtain a Florida License plate within ten (10) days of establishing residency.  To get a plate, drivers must show title, registration and proof of insurance.  Initial registration fee of $100, title fee of $34.25, and $4.00 out-of-state fee are required.

601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 14th Floor
(813) 307-6500

Hillsborough County
Downtown Office
  601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 14th Floor 
  Tampa, 33602  (813) 307-6500 
Brandon Office
  9325 Bay Plaza Blvd., Brandon 33511 
  (813) 272-7265
Horizon Park Office
  3932 W. Hillsborough Ave., 33614 
  (813) 272-7265
North Tampa Office
  9340 N. Florida Ave., Tampa 33612 
  (813) 272-6020
Plant City Office
  1854 J. L. Redman Parkway, Plant City 
  (813) 272-7265
South County Office
  3044-3046 State Rd. 674, Ruskin 
  (813) 272-7265

Pasco County
P.O. Box 276
Dade City, FL 33526
(352) 929-6020

4111 Land 0'Lakes Blvd., 34639 
(813) 929-6020

Pinellas County
29399 US Hwy 19, Clearwater 33761 
(727) 464-5500
1663 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater 33755 
(727) 464-5500
1800 66th Street N., St. Petersburg 33710 
(727) 528-7643 
8040 Brian Dairy Road, Largo 33777 
(727) 464-5500

Cable Television
Time Warner Communications(813) 684-2000

Driver's License Testing Centers
New Florida residents must get a Florida driver's license within 30 days of establishing residency. Drivers with a valid out-of-state license must take
a vision examination.  Those seeking a Florida license must be at least 16 years old, although restricted licenses are available to 15 year olds.  The intial fee for a Florida driver's license is $20.00.  It can be renewed for four or six year periods for $15.00. Those seeking renewals must be re-examined, although they do not have to take another driving test.

Hillsborough County
2814 E. Hillsborough Ave, (813) 272-3770 
14220 N. Nebraska Ave., (813) 975-6547 
4100 Martin Luther King Blvd., (813) 871-7375 
10101 E. Adamo Dr., (813) 272-2714

Pasco County
10628 US Hwy 30, Dade City 33523 
(352) 521-1442

Pinellas County
4827 34th Street South, St. Petersburg 33714
(727) 893-2749 
1900 62nd Avenue South, St. Petersburg 33705
(727) 893-2583

Emissions Testing

Florida has no mandatory vehicle inspection.  However, an
emissions test is required of all cars built since 1975.
The test must be completed within 90 days of registration
($10.00 fee, payable in cash only.)  Tests are conducted at
various county facilities.  Directions to the nearest site
are given upon vehicle registration.  For a list of locations
near you, please call:

Hillsborough County (813) 975-6564 
Pinellas County (727) 446-6688

Phone Services
Provides local service for Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas

Residential: (800) 483-4200
Commercial:  (800) 483-5200

Post Office
For all offices:
1-800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777)

24 Hour Facility/Main Office/Airport:
5201 W. Spruce St., (813) 288-4000 

General/Zip Code Information:
(813) 288-4000

Hillsborough County Public School Board
901 E. Kennedy Blvd., (813) 272-4000 

State Income Tax
Personal:  None
Corporate: 5.5%

Real Estate Tax
Florida has a $25,000 homestead exemption on primary residences. This means that the first $25,000 of assessed value of a home is exempt from property taxes.

Property Tax
Hillsborough County
$25.0654 per $1,000 of assessed property value 

Property Appraiser Offices
Hillsborough County (813) 272-6100
Pasco County (352) 521-4433
Pinellas County (727) 582-7652

Sales Tax
Hillsborough County 7%
Pinellas County 7%
Pasco County 6%

Trash Pickup & Recycling

Hillsborough County Solid Waste Management
601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 24th Floor
(813) 272-5680 
Recycling: (813) 878-1144 
Waste Management (813) 621-3053 
Kimmins Recycling(813) 248-3802 
East Bay Sanitation Inc.(813) 265-0292
Weather Service

Forecast & Local Weather (813)645-2506
Other Weather Information (813) 645-2323


Hillsborough County
Tampa Electric Company 
Residential: (813) 223-0800 
Commercial/Industrial: (813) 228-4497

Pasco County 
Florida Power Corporation
(813) 229-2981

Pinellas County
Florida Power Corporation
(727) 895-8711

Natural Gas
 Pasco and Hillsborough Counties:
Peoples Gas (813) 272-1501
Plant City Natural Gas  (813) 752-1262

Water and Sewer 
306 E. Jackson St. 5E, (813) 274-8811 

Trash Pickup & Recycling
Hillsborough County Solid Waste Management 
601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 24th Floor, (813) 272-5680 
Recycling: (813) 878-1144 

Solid Waste 
Waste Management (813) 621-3053 
Kimmins Recycling(813) 248-3802 
East Bay Sanitation Inc. (813) 265-0292 




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