Month: October 2011

Tampa Homes – Increased Demand from Foreigners and Residents

Tampa homes continue to be among the top performers of the Florida housing market. They’re in great demand both from the international and domestic market, as can be seen in reports from the National Association of Realtors, Metrostudy, National Association of Home Builders and other real estate research firms. The Tampa-Clearwater and St. Petersburg metro area is the top choice…

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New-Home Sales and Existing-Home Sales Surged in September

The country’s new-home sales and existing-home sales both increased in September, but they increased over different time frames. New-home sales surged over the month while existing-home sales soared over the year. Based on data from the National Association of Realtors, existing home sales surged over the year to an adjusted yearly rate of 4.91 million units in September this year,…

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Proposed US Visa Program Can Boost Housing Market

A newly proposed US visa program can encourage wealthy foreign residents to buy homes in the U.S. and energize the ailing housing market. This visa proposal is part of an immigration and foreign investment measure launched by Senators Charles Schumer of New York and Mike Lee of Utah. It proposed that a foreigner who can invest at least $500,000 in…

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Tampa Fishing Piers and Boating Parks for Homebuyers

If you buy a Tampa home and live here, you’ll get Tampa fishing and boating privileges not available to residents of other states. First of all, you’re already here, so you don’t have to book a flight or reserve a hotel room to enjoy Tampa’s beautiful lakes and rivers. The Tampa Bay, the Hillsborough Bay, two bayous and the Gulf…

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Sales of Tampa Condos Helped Push Florida Condo Market

The surge in sales of Tampa condos in August contributed to the increase in sales of Florida condos during the same month. According to the Florida Realtors and the University of Florida Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies, sales of existing condos in Tampa increased over the year by 14 percent in August, helping post a 17-percent increase in sales…

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Increased Job Opportunities Great for Homes for Sale in Tampa Fl

Homes for sale in Tampa Fl are getting a lot of push from continued business expansions and job creations in the Tampa Bay area. In recent weeks, several large companies have expanded their operations in the city and its suburbs. More employees with higher salaries mean more prospective buyers of Tampa homes. Among the most recent expansions by Tampa businesses…

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Most Popular 55 Communities in Tampa, Florida

Adult communities, retirement communities or 55 communities in Tampa, Florida are much sought after by people, usually couples, nearing their retirement because of things that only Florida and a few other U.S. states can offer to retirees. Among these important things are Florida’s nearly all-year pleasant weather, mild winters, beautiful beaches, Disney parks, cruises from Port of Tampa, and McDill…

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Tampa Bay Real Estate Market Boosted by Business Activities

The Tampa Bay real estate market has been surviving the effects of the country’s economic difficulties with continued expansion activities in the business and education sectors. The Tampa Bay metro area, comprised of eight counties along Florida’s west coast with more than four million residents, is the 19th largest in the country. Its major city, Tampa, is home to the…

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