FAQ for First-Time Homebuyers

Purchasing your first home is a huge financial undertaking, but it doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Whether you are in the market for a new home or simply interested in learning more about the home buying process, we’re here to answer any questions you may have. To help, here are eight commonly asked questions for first-time homebuyers: 1….

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Welcome to our new Tampa4U office! Near the Tampa International Airport

We’ve just moved! Welcome to our new Tampa4U office! In the CitySpace facility, just off West Hillsborough Avenue, near the boundary between Town N Country and Westchase, close to the Bayport Commons Shopping Mall, which has a Target Department Store. Our new address: 6911 Pistol Range Rd Ste 213 Tampa, FL 33635 Close to our new Tampa4u office are these…

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Tampa Streetcar Free for 3 Years! Great for Channelside, Ybor City, Water Street

Take the Tampa streetcar and help reduce traffic congestion and make the air cleaner. You’ll also save on gas and parking fees! And become pleasantly surprised by Tampa sceneries you probably haven’t seen from your car. Rides are free for the next three years! Starting October 7, 2018.   What more? You’ll also help small businesses that could sprout along…

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Top Tampa Attractions in the Channelside Area

The Channelside area hosts some of the most popular top Tampa attractions like the Florida Aquarium and Tampa Bay History Center and many exciting developments from two groundbreaking multi-billion projects, Water Street Tampa and Port Tampa Bay.  There’s the waterfront destination Sparkman Wharf, which has replaced the Channelside Bay Plaza, and which offers an outdoor dining garden with ten experimental dining concepts,…

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Are People Moving to Tampa Because of Jobs or Location?

Do you think renters are moving to Tampa because they like the city? Or are they moving here only because it’s here that they got their desired jobs? Apartment List Inc. has just made a study precisely to answer this question. And they found out that the percentage of renters moving to Tampa to pursue jobs is just about the same…

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Irene Sandiego, Tampa4u Realtor — Past Home Sales

Past Home Sales of Irene Sandiego in the Tampa Bay Area Property Sold Date Sold Sold Price Represented Buyer/Seller 2820 Birchcreek Dr Zephyrhills, FL 33544 Jan 4, 2019 $185,000 Seller 9624 Carlsdale Dr Riverview, FL 33578 Dec 26, 2018 $133,000 Buyer 6012 Portsdale Pl Unit 102 Riverview, FL 33578 Dec 14, 2018 $81,000 Seller 11840 Cedarfield Dr Riverview, FL 33579…

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Interesting Tampa Bay News

Here are seven interesting news items that are giving a boost to the Tampa Bay real estate market! 1. The first Crystal Lagoon in the US will open in 2018 in the Epperson Ranch community in Wesley Chapel. Crystal Lagoon is a 7.5-acre man-made lagoon that contains 16 million gallons of purified water for swimmers, sunbathers and paddle boarders. It…

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Affordable Rent? Beware of Rental Listing Scams!

Rental listing scams are not new. They’ve been done over the years. And there have been a lot of warnings and alerts about these scams. But still many people are being scammed by con artists who are getting more and more creative in their game plans. How Are Rental Listing Scams Done? 1. Hijacking of genuine rental ads Scammers copy…

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Popular Tampa Communities for MacDill AFB Off-Base Housing

Are you looking for MacDill AFB off-base housing? Let us help you find the Tampa home that you want for you and your family. Whether your priority is less travel to the base, good schools for your children, recreational facilities or community amenities, we can find the home that match your criteria. We can help you find your home in…

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Helpful Websites for Tampa Residents

Each of the following websites can help you find services that you and your family need. Tampa residents, homeowners or renters alike, can use these as sources of relevant information. 1. City of Tampa www.tampagov.net The city’s official website is among your top sources of helpful information as you enjoy life in Tampa. It’s user-friendly. You can easily find what service…

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The Most Expensive Existing Condos for Sale in Tampa Are on Bayshore Blvd

Of the 373 existing condos for sale in Tampa, or more accurately, in Hillsborough County, the most expensive ones as of March 25, 2017 are on Bayshore Blvd, based on active listings on MyFlorida Regional MLS.   The most expensive condo as of March 25 is listed at $2.795 million. It has more than 6,800 square feet of living space that occupies the…

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Builders Fulfill Homebuyers’ Desire for Large Open-Floor-Plan Homes

Homebuyers want large open-floor-plan homes, so builders give it to them. According to the National Association of Home Builders’ homebuyer preferences survey and studies of housing and construction data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 51% of homebuyers surveyed want homes with more than 2,000 square feet of living space and 44% want more than two bathrooms, and home builders have…

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