Month: June 2016

7 Things That Could Happen if You Buy or Sell a Home Without an Agent

Selling or buying your home is a process that when done wrong could result to a financial loss, broken relationship, unbearable stress, illness or a lawsuit, so it is best that you get the help of a professional real estate agent. A good professional agent has the experience, knowledge, personality and smarts to make your home selling or home buying…

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Westchase and FishHawk Top List of Best Places to Raise a Family in Florida

The Westchase and FishHawk masterplanned communities in the Tampa Bay area have topped Niche.com’s List of Best Places to Raise a Family in Florida for 2016. Niche.com, founded in 2002 by Carnegie Mellon University students, used metrics that include: cost of living family amenities higher education institutions diversity crime and safety public schools real estate grade   Here are the Tampa…

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Tampa in Best Lists in 2016

All through the years, the CITY of TAMPA  and the TAMPA BAY metro area, have each been recognized by various organizations, websites and influential individuals as among the best, if not the best, cities or metro areas in Florida and across the U.S. You can see some of the Best Lists in recent years here in which the city of…

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$150K to $200K Tampa Bay Homes Were Top Sellers in April

Tampa Bay homes priced from $150,000 to $199,999 were the top sellers in Tampa Bay’s single-family sector in April. A total of 890 units were sold, accounting for 21% of all closed sales in April in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metro area. This price range was also the fastest selling among 10 price ranges. Second most popular was the $100,000 to…

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Tampa Bay Had Biggest Net Domestic Inward Migration in Florida

The TAMPA BAY metro area posted the biggest net domestic inward migration among Florida’s 21 large metro areas over the 5-year period from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015, based on population change data from the U.S. Census Bureau. A total of 117,000 people from other US states moved to the Tampa Bay metro area over this 5-year period….

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Tampa Bay Real Estate Market Second Most Active in Florida in April

The Tampa Bay real estate market was the second most active market among 22 large metro areas in FLORIDA in April 2016, second only to the Miami metro area. It surpassed the Orlando and Jacksonville metro areas, which ranked third and fourth, respectively, in residential sales activity. A total of 4,199 Tampa single-family homes were sold, 13 units more than the…

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