Category: Tampa Bay Real Estate

Interesting Tampa Bay News

In this great post to read you should find seven interesting news items that are giving a boost to the Tampa Bay real estate market! 1. The first Crystal Lagoon in the US will open in 2018 in the Epperson Ranch community in Wesley Chapel. Crystal Lagoon is a 7.5-acre man-made lagoon that contains 16 million gallons of purified water…

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Affordable Rent? Beware of Rental Listing Scams!

Just today, one of our rental properties was almost occupied by the client of a scammer who stole our property manager’s lockbox and broke the window. Luckily, we’ve been made aware of rental listings scams ahead of time and we were able to change the locks before the client could move in. Rental listing scams are not new. They’ve been done…

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Popular Tampa Communities for MacDill AFB Off-Base Housing

Are you looking for MacDill AFB off-base housing? Let us help you find the Tampa home that you want for you and your family. Whether your priority is less travel to the base, good schools for your children, recreational facilities or community amenities, we can find the home that match your criteria. We can help you find your home in…

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Popular Tampa Bay Master-Planned Communities

Looking for a home in Tampa Bay? Find one in these popular Tampa Bay master-planned communities. A true master-planned community has all the amenities that most people and families are looking for — parks, playgrounds, sports facilities, clubhouses, swimming pools, jogging paths, nature trails, schools, retail stores, health services, beauty shops. And if some of these amenities are not within…

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The Most Expensive Existing Condos for Sale in Tampa Are on Bayshore Blvd

Of the 373 existing condos for sale in Tampa, or more accurately, in Hillsborough County, the most expensive ones as of March 25, 2017 are on Bayshore Blvd, based on active listings on MyFlorida Regional MLS. The most expensive condo as of March 25 is listed at $2.795 million. It has more than 6,800 square feet of living space that occupies the entire…

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It’s March! The Best Month for Tampa Home Sellers to List

There is a point in time in every selling season where home sellers in metro areas get the best price for their listings and sell the fastest, according to a Zillow analysis of home sales prices and listing dates. The study found that in 20 of the 24 largest metro areas in the US, the best month to list is…

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More Tampa Bay Jobs, More Tampa Bay Real Estate Transactions

The creation of Tampa Bay jobs has been continuous since private and public institutions have intensified their efforts to work together to attract business people and companies to the Tampa Bay area. As more people get jobs  or relocate to take on these jobs, there is one sector that also gets more active as families find places to stay, and…

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Cheap Tampa Bay Home Improvements That Pay Off

Consider these cost-vs.-value findings on the cheapest and most cost-effective Tampa Bay home improvement projects if you’re thinking about doing some improvements on your home. According to the Remodeling 2017 Cost vs. Value Report (www.costvsvalue.com), there are three home improvement projects for Tampa Bay homeowners that cost only $1,317, $1,368 and $1,649, but will bring a resale value of 155%,…

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You Can Use a No-Downpayment USDA Loan to Buy a Tampa Bay Home

Updated February 28, 2018 Did you know that you can use a USDA loan to buy a Tampa Bay home located in an area that’s not really rural?   Yes, Tampa Bay cities like Apollo Beach, Riverview, Wesley Chapel, Land O Lakes are not really rural in the strictest sense of the word, right? But there are a lot of…

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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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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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Tampa Bay Real Estate Market Was the Hottest in September

The Tampa Bay metro area sustains its upward roll! The Tampa Bay real estate market sold the most number of single-family homes in September, surpassing the two other popular metro markets, Metro Orlando and Metro Miami, based on data from the Florida Realtors. Sales increased by 7% year-over-year, in stark contrast to the decreased sales in 12 of 21 other…

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