Month: June 2012

Florida Again Dominated Sales of U.S. Homes to Foreign Buyers

Florida again topped all other U.S. states in the sales of U.S homes to international buyers over the 12-month period ended March 2012, based on a study by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Florida accounted for 26% of all U.S. home sales to the international market over the said period. It surpassed the second most popular market, California, by…

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Business Growth Expected to Boost Tampa Real Estate Market

Job opportunities attract people, who ultimately will buy homes for their families, so the more Tampa companies that expand or the more businesses that relocate to Tampa, the more homes that will be sold.  Indeed, business is intertwined with residential, commercial and industrial real estate. In May and June this year, there have been developments in Tampa’s business sector that…

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Tampa Home Sales in May Dominated by $200K-$250K Homes

More homebuyers are now buying higher priced Tampa homes!  In May 2012, the $200,000 to $250,000 price range has made more sales than any other price range, including the lowest price-range — the less than $50,000 range — which has been the perennial topnotcher in the past few years. A total of 168 single-family homes and villas in the $200,000…

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April’s Tampa Home Sales Showed Encouraging Numbers

Tampa home sales in April affirmed continued improvements in the Tampa real estate market. Here are several of the numbers that show positive developments in Tampa’s residential market: 1.    Average home sales price increased in April year-over-year and month-over-month.  April’s average sales price of $165,354 was an increase of 8.05 percent from the previous month’s average sale price of…

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Tampa Area Catapulting Growth in Florida Jobs

The Tampa area is one of the top metro areas pushing growth in Florida jobs, as seen in increases in Tampa jobs over the year and over the month in March and April 2012. In March 2012, the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater posted the second-biggest year-over-year increase in number of nonfarm jobs, second only to the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach metro area. The…

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Is Tampa Real Estate Among the Most Popular in the U.S.?

Yes, the Tampa real estate market is among the popular property markets in the country, and here are some of the proofs: 1.   The Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metro area is the most searched real estate market in all of Florida in March 2012 and the fifth most searched among 146 metropolitan markets in the U.S., based on real estate properties…

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