Month: August 2012

Tampa Real Estate Still the Most Searched in Florida on realtor.com

The Tampa real estate market sustained its performance as the most searched metro market in Florida on realtor.com in July 2012. Realtor.com, the official website of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), tracks real estate trends in 146 metro markets throughout the U.S.  It counts searches for a certain metro market by the zip code, neighborhood, town, or city entered…

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634 Million-Dollar and Multimillion-Dollar Tampa Bay Homes for Sale

As of August 26, 2012, there are 634 million-dollar and multimillion-dollar Tampa Bay homes available for sale, including those under pending contract and active with contract. Of the 634 properties, 556 units are available for sale, 60 units are already under contract, and 19 are active with contract. Of the 556 homes available for sale, the following table shows the…

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Where the Most Popular Sarasota Homes Are

In June, zip code 34293 had the most number of Sarasota homes sold, based on data from the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors (GTAR).  This zip code includes the communities of South Venice, Venice Gardens, Lake of the Woods and places along the South Tamiami Trail.  It is south and east of the Venice Municipal Airport and bounded on the…

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Priciest Tampa Bay Real Estate Markets in June

Tampa Bay real estate prices continued to increase in June due to the diminishing supply of available homes for sale. In the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metro area, the median price for homes sold in June 2012 increased over the year by 7% to $133,800 and the average price for home sold rose over the year by 7.7% to $184,282. Home sellers…

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Tampa Bay Counties Accounted for Nearly One-Fourth of Florida Home Sales

Nearly a quarter of Florida home sales in June 2012 were sales of homes in Tampa Bay counties.  A total of 6,613 single-family homes, townhomes, villas and condos were sold in the eight-county Tampa Bay region, accounting for 23.65% of total home sales in Florida.  That’s nearly one-fourth of the state’s total home sales. Using the geographical definition by Florida’s…

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5 Ways Republican National Convention (RNC) Boosts Tampa Economy

The Republican National Convention has been helping push business activities and drive economic growth in Tampa, the city that will host the RNC from August 27 to 30 this year.  More economic and business activities mean more jobs, more small-business endeavors, and more entrepreneurs. Ten of these business activities and economic growth efforts are the following: 1.   Verizon Wireless…

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Homes for Sale in New Tampa Are Top Sellers

Home sales data in Hillsborough County from March to June 2012 showed that homes for sale in New Tampa continued to be the best selling properties in the county.  Data from the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors (GTAR) showed that New Tampa surpassed all other communities in the county in sales of single-family homes, condos and townhomes. In June, a…

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