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 in March, based on the number of single-family homes, condos and townhomes sold in March.

95 homes     33647    New Tampa, including Tampa Palms
81 homes     33573    Greater Sun Center
61 homes     33578    Riverview
60 homes     33615    Town ‘n’ Country
57 homes     33511    Brandon, Bloomingdale
55 homes     33611     Fairoaks Manhattan Manor, Ballast Point
51 homes     33604    Temple Terrace
49 homes     33629     Virginia Park, Palmea Ceia, Culbreath Isles
48 homes     33626     Westchase, Keystone
48 homes     33624     Greater Northdale, Greater Carrollwood

The 20 zip codes with the highest median sales prices for all single-family homes, condos and townhomes sold in March 2012 were the following:

$425,000     33606     University of Tampa, Hyde Park
$330,000     33629     Virginia Park, Palmea Ceia, Culbreath Isles
$296,000     33556     Odessa
$274,103     33609     Beach Park, Bon Air
$247,450     33626     Westchase, Keystone
$247,000     33558     Cheval, Lakeshore Estates
$229,990     33592     Fort King, Thonotosassa
$208,995     33598     Wimauma
$200,000     33548     Lutz, including Lake Wilson
$198,770     33602     Downtown Tampa
$196,990     33616      Port Tampa, Rembrandt Gardens
$195,000     33527     Dover
$193,405     33547     Lithia, including Fish Hawk
$192,000    33572     Apollo Beach
$179,000     33596     Valrico
$159,000     33566     Plant City
$155,000     33647    New Tampa,  including Tampa Palms
$154,950     33549     Lutz, including Windmere
$151,400     33579     Riverview
$142,333     33570     Ruskin

In the Tampa Bay counties of Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco, it was
Pinellas County which posted the highest sales total for all types of
homes in March. It sold a total of 1,549 homes.

Pinellas County               1,549 homes
Hillsborough County     1,521 homes
Pasco County                       801 homes
Hernando County              319 homes

It was Hillsborough, however, which posted the highest median sales price in March 2012.

Hillsborough County      $119,000
Pinellas County                $111,250
Pasco County                     $82,900
Hernando County            $72,727

New Tampa homes are among the most popular in the Tampa Bay area among homebuyers because of New Tampa’s newer neighborhoods, large master-planned communities, highly rated schools, safer communities, and developments that incorporate conservation land and nature parks.