Month: September 2012

$200k to $250K Tampa Homes — Best Sellers for Past 5 Months

Tampa homes sold at prices within the range of $200,000 to $250,000 were the best sellers over the five-month period from April to August 2012, based on data published by the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors (GTAR). These higher-priced homes even surpassed the monthly sales performances of the less-than-$50,000 homes, which were perpetually the top-sellers since the start of the…

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Tampa Metro Area Posted Biggest Job Growth in Florida in July

Among the 20 Florida metropolitan areas tracked by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statitics for its report on Employees on NonFarm Payrolls by State and Metropolitan Area, the Tampa metro area was the top performer based on numerical increase in nonfarm employees over the period from July 2011 to July 2012. The Tampa area increased its number of nonfarm employees…

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Sales of Pinellas Homes Rose Year-over-Year, Month-over-Month

More buyers bought Pinellas homes in August compared to the previous month and to August last year. Home buyers acquired a total of 1,508 single-family homes and condos in August, posting a month-over-month increase of 3.93% and a year-over-year increase of 25.35%. Compared to home sales in August 2007, which was five years before, the August 2012 sales volume was…

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Homes for Sale in Tampa — Most Popular in Central Florida

Homes for sale in Tampa are the most in demand in Central Florida, as shown in sales volume data for the first eight months of 2012.  For the first eight months, Hillsborough County posted the biggest home sales volume among Central Florida’s 17 counties, as compiled by My Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service.  Hillsborough posted a home sales volume of nearly…

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Sales and Prices of Tampa Homes Increased Monthly in 5 of First 8 Months

Both the quantities and prices of Tampa homes sold over the eight-month period from January to August this year have increased from month-to-month for five months, based on data from My Florida Regional MLS and the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors (GTAR). In August, a total of 2,091 single-family homes, villas, condos, townhouses and co-ops were sold, representing an increase…

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New Companies Boost Tampa Real Estate Market

In July and August, at least six big companies launched their operations in the Tampa area, increasing the number of employees with potentials to participate in the Tampa real estate market, either as homebuyers or renters.  A number of them could even become investors when they come to realize the potential gains of buying and selling homes in Tampa. Here are…

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Tampa Is 8th Best City for Gen Y — Tampa Condos Await You

The survey of young people aged 19 to 29 by PayScale from July 2011 to July 2012 ranked Tampa as the eighth best city for Generation Y workers.  Lots of beautiful Tampa condos with amazing views and easy access to restaurants, nightlife and adventure await them. The city of Tampa got a score of 0.83, based on factors that are…

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