Month: May 2012

88 Tampa Bay Luxury Homes Sold From January to April 2012

A total of 88 Tampa Bay luxury homes were sold over the four-month period from January to April 2012, based on records from the Florida MLS system. The most expensive home was sold for $6.2 million and the least-priced home was sold for $1 million. The most unique sales prices were $1,000,001 and $1,700,005, with the ending digits probably chosen…

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Growth in Tampa Jobs Is Second Biggest Among Florida’s 20 Metro Areas

The number of non-farm employees in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area rose from 1,129,400 to 1,149,600 year-over-year in March 2012, making the growth in Tampa jobs the second biggest increase among Florida’s metro areas, based on data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Additionally, the number of employees doing nonfarm Tampa jobs as of March 2012 was also the…

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New Tampa Homes Topped Home Sales in Hillsborough County in March

There were 95 New Tampa homes that were sold in March 2012, the highest total sold by communities in Hillsborough County, based on sales data released by the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors (GTAR). The second highest total was that of Greater Sun City Center, which was 81. The following table shows the 10 most popular zip codes among homebuyers…

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Florida Real Estate Market — Top 10 Counties in Home Sales

In the Florida real estate market, the top ten counties in home sales in March 2012 included Hillsborough County, where the city of Tampa is located. Hillsborough County sold 1,521 homes in March, the sixth highest total sold by any of 67 counties in Florida, based on sales data published by the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors (GTAR). Here are…

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4 Most Expensive Homes for Sale in Tampa Bay Area as of May 2012

The four most expensive homes for sale as of May 2012 in the Tampa Bay area — in the counties of Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco — have easy access to water. Three of them are on the Intracoastal Waters that have access to the Gulf of Mexico and the fourth one is near lakes. These are the four most expensive…

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CEO State Rating Great for Florida Real Estate

The Florida real estate market can benefit from the selection of Florida as the second best state for business by a group of chief executive officers surveyed by Chief Executive magazine for its 2012 Best and Worst States Survey. Florida was second to Texas in popularity among CEOs. The state moved up from its third ranking in 2011. Among the…

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