Month: July 2009

Looking Outside the US for a Real Estate Boost in Florida

It seems that not all real estate investors remain laxed regarding the hot commodity presented by Floridian real estate. International investors are boosting the Florida real estate market with the purchase of Florida real estate (specifically Florida apartments). Why Florida? This vacation hub is feeling the effect of the real estate downturn in the same way that the rest of…

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Hurricanes and Foreclosed Homes – The Dangers of Abandoned Properties

The foreclosure market has emptied out plenty of homes in the Florida market. These homes are no longer being cared for or protected in the same manner as they were before the foreclosure. While this may not be a problem in a market with moderate climate, the chance of hurricanes along the Florida coast and inland Florida poses a real…

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The Top 5 Places to Live Near Tampa Florida

The Tampa Bay area in Florida is an absolutely fabulous place to relocate to with your family. Blessed with a wonderful climate, the place is embellished with crystal clear water beaches, attractions, and amenities. Moreover the real estate in and around Tampa Florida happens to be cheap. Here are the top 5 places to live near Tampa Florida. Breathtakingly Beautiful…

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Reading the Real Estate Trends – Tampa Florida

There are hundreds of websites out there claiming to tell you how the real estate down swing will end up. These websites are great for the novice, but for those who really want to learn about their area – reading the real estate trends is an important thing to learn. In Tampa, FL, for instance, the trends can be viewed…

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What Sources can be Believed with Information

Is the Media really giving us the full story? 700 Billion. 3 Trillion. 9 %. 15%. These are numbers that we hear fairly often these days. The first 2 deal with the ‘Bailout’ and the next 2 deal with the unemployment rates in the states hit the hardest by this recession. But which ones are factual? Are either one even…

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Sales are up, but Prices Still Low

Foreclosures on the Rise Again Tampa Bay can’t catch a break in the housing market slump. Just when the signs look like things are finally looking up, the numbers are on the wane again. This doesn’t really mean much to the average person, but to the Real Estate market it is a big deal. When the numbers were tallied by…

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What to expect when purchasing Bank Owned Foreclosed Properties

In many instances the home will sell AT or OVER the asking price. If they list the property well under value right out the gate, get ready, there will be a flock of people with multiple offers. It’s like ebay, John isn’t going to let Paul buy the house for pennies on the dollar without putting in a higher bid….

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Rediscovering the Beauty of Tampa Florida

After a recent trip to Florida, a friend emailed me praises about the wonderful state of Florida. It is not like I am the one that created the Floridian beauty, but one statement really hit me in the heart. She said, “I had forgotten the beauty of Tampa!” That made me think that in times when money is tight and…

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The Best Sights To See In The Tampa Area

Tampa, Florida is a fabulous place filled with many attractive sites that lure both Tampa local residents and travelers. The region with an ethereal climate and equally bewitching crystal clear beaches has attractions for the young and the old alike. Here are the top best sights to see in this enthralling area. Busch Gardens and Adventure Island Busch gardens are…

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The Celebrity Real Estate Market – Sell, Sell, Sell

If you think the common man is the only one selling out of their homes, rest assured, the celebrity is also selling. Most of the time celebrity real estate will have some sales and some purchases, but not this time around. Shaquille, Barry and Britney are all selling. Shaquille O’Neal was just signed to a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers….

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