Tag: Tampa Bay real estate

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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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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Tampa Real Estate Market Posted the 3rd Biggest Rise in Median Sales Price

Out of the 130 U.S. metro markets with a population of at least 1 million, the Tampa real estate market recorded the 3rd biggest rate of increase in the median sales price of single-family homes and condos sold over the one-year period from June 2015 to June 2016, based on studies made by ATTOM Data Solutions. ATTOM, the parent company…

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$200K-$250K Tampa Homes Still the Most Popular

Ever since we started looking at the most popular Tampa home price ranges in the past few years, we have been noticing that the $200,000 to $249,999 Tampa homes are still the most popular among Tampa home buyers, based on the Market Report feature of My Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service. Over the first 6 months of 2016, from Jan…

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Tampa Bay Real Estate Listings — 10-Year Impact on Home Prices

TAMPA BAY real estate listings have been dropping in number since the second half of 2009, the year after the housing mortgage crisis that caused the US Recession of December 2007 – June 2009. The drop has pushed up sale prices, shortened the stay of properties on the market, and persuaded prospective home sellers to finally come out and list their…

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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 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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Contracts for Tampa Bay Homes Signed in Record 32 Days

In April, purchase contracts for Tampa Bay homes were signed in a median of 32 days, the fastest on record since 2010, based on data from the Florida Regional MLS on closed sales of single-family homes in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metro area. Contracts for Tampa Bay condos and townhouses were signed in a median of 34 days, also the fastest…

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International Homebuyers Put Tampa Bay Real Estate on Most Searched List

Among the country’s most popular metro real estate markets, the Tampa Bay real estate market is No. 8 in international online traffic, according to realtor.com’s latest international demand ranking for the year 2016. Ranking is based on three values: the number of listing views from international searchers, share of overall international traffic and propensity for traffic compared to the U.S….

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More Buyers, Less Inventory Push Up Tampa Bay Home Prices

The supply of all types of Tampa Bay homes has been lingering at a low four months’ supply for many months now. And this is one of the reasons why the median and average prices of Tampa Bay homes have been steadily rising. Based on data from the My Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service Inc., the median sale price of all types of…

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Tampa Bay Homes 7th Most Affordable in Florida in January 2016

Tampa Bay homes are still affordable despite the continuing increase in home prices in the area. Based on Florida Realtors’ data on the median sale prices of single-family homes across Florida in January 2016, the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan statistical area (MSA), or the Tampa Bay metro area, is the seventh most affordable housing market among the 20 MSAs across Florida….

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Florida Real Estate Markets Had Biggest Price Increase Rates

Out of 179 major US metro areas, 12 FLORIDA metro real estate markets posted the biggest growth rates in the median prices of single family homes sold in the last quarter of 2015, based on data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR).   With a growth rate of 25.2%, the Jacksonville, Florida metro area posted the biggest rate of…

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Tampa Bay Real Estate Market Preferred by Canadian, Swedish, British Buyers

The Tampa Bay real estate market continues to be among the favorites of international real estate buyers, particularly Canadian, Swedish and British buyers. This is based on the Florida Realtors’ report titled Profile of International Home Buyers in Florida 2015.   Of the total international sales of Tampa Bay homes over the 12-month period ended June 2015, Canadian buyers accounted for…

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