Month: May 2013

43 Multi-Million Dollar Tampa Bay Homes Sold in 1st 4 Months

The first four months of 2013 saw the sale of 43 units of multi-million dollar Tampa Bay homes, much better than the sales performance of multimillion dollar Tampa homes in the first four months of 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Most of these homes sold were single-family homes and villas and mostly, they account for less than 1 percent of…

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Less Than 3 Months Worth of Tampa Homes for Sale!

More prospective homebuyers in the Tampa Bay area are getting disappointed to learn that the homes they would like to see are already under contract.  Realtors are ready with similar listings, but most often these “similar” properties do not have the features that buyers found attractive and unique in the first properties they inquired about. And the most discouraging of…

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University of South Florida Keeps Boosting Tampa’s Economy

The University of South Florida continues to help push Tampa Bay’s economic growth with its research projects and innovation efforts. For every research result that is converted into usable products by industrial partners, the impact means more business projects, more industrial growth, more jobs, more transactions in the real estate market and further research projects. Here are the most recent…

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Cost of Living in Tampa Lower than in Miami, Orlando and Jacksonville

If you are choosing among the largest cities in Florida for relocation, consider Tampa. Aside from the more commonly touted features and attractions of Tampa, the city also has the lowest cost of living index, compared to other large Florida cities, such as Miami, Orlando and Jacksonville. Over the past three years, based on information from the Council for Community…

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Top Ten Florida Counties Based on Housing-Related Indicators

Here are several rankings showing the top ten Florida counties in terms of several indicators related to housing, based on charts published online by the Florida Housing Data Clearinghouse.  Population, median income, homeownership rate and the like are factors that influence the performance of the  Florida real estate market  and the direction of the larger residential construction industry. Hillsborough County,…

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