Month: November 2016

Down Payment Assistance for Tampa Bay First Time Homebuyers

You could be eligible for this Down Payment Assistance! The $15,000 Florida Hardest Hit Fund Down Payment Assistance (HHF-DPA) is now offered to all first time homebuyers in the three Tampa Bay counties: Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. This is administered by the Florida Housing Finance Corp. Previously, this program was offered only to homebuyers in Hillsborough. Now, buyers in…

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FishHawk Ranch Homes Topped Sales among Tampa Bay Communities

FishHawk Ranch homes were the most popular among 32 Tampa Bay masterplanned community homes, based on My Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service‘s raw data on home sales from the 10-month period January 1 to October 31, 2016. Other top-selling communities were Meadow Pointe, Westchase, Carrollwood, Seven Oaks and Rivercrest. RANK COMMUNITY NUMBER of Single-Family TOWNHOUSES VILLAS CONDOS HOMES SOLD Homes 1…

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Home Equity Can Boost Retirement Security

Here’s another benefit of home ownership — it improves retirement security. As home owners make their monthly mortgage payments and increase their home equity, they increase the amount that they can cash out later on if they decide to sell. There are even homeowners who will be able to fully pay their mortgages before their retirement, and thereby be able…

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Most Anticipated Tampa Bay Mixed-Use Real Estate Projects

Tampa is becoming a prime target of national commercial real estate investors! There are lots of reasons why TAMPA is suddenly bursting with huge commercial real estate projects. With an abundance of talented work force, affordable cost of living, innovative city government, easy access to world-renowned Gulf beaches, amenities-filled master-planned communities, Port of Tampa, McDill Air Force Base, University of South Florida,…

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