brandon homes for sale: Brandon Short Sale Homes For Sale - 04/22/13 03:08 AM
Brandon Short Sale Homes For Sale  
There are currently 49 (As of Date of Post) Short Sale or Bank owned homes for sale in the Brandon, FL area.  To check out these homes now, please click this link:
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Are you very patient? Are your finances is in order Do you have any contingencies? If you're serious about purchasing a Brandon-short-sale-home, it's important for you to have expert assistance.                   … (0 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Brandon Investment Homes - 04/18/13 09:31 AM
Brandon Investment Homes Observers of residential real estate nation-wide have started sounding a new upbeat note. It has to do with the effect of recent shifts in buying and selling — some of which may well affect Brandon investment Homes, as well.
Brandon investment real estate has always drawn Brandon residents seeking to profit by owning investment property close to home: properties they can monitor conveniently and with confidence. The one negative has been the assumed general neighborhood effect of widespread rental ownership. When rental home proportions rise within a community, there can be a gradual decline in the area. … (0 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Brandon Meals on Wheels - 04/18/13 01:41 AM
Brandon FL Meals on Wheels Volunteers from Brandon Meals on Wheels will receive meals instead of delivering them at the nonprofit's annual spring luncheon at 12:15 p.m. Thursday  April 18th at Bell Shoals Baptist Church, 2102 Bell Shoals Road.
All volunteers from the 18 Brandon, FL-area member churches are invited to attend.
The organization will recognize volunteers for their work within the organization and special service awards will be presented. A highlight of the annual luncheon will be the presentation of Greater Brandon Meals on Wheels Volunteer of the Year Award, chosen by the board of directors.
Serving the Brandon … (3 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Zeroing in on the Right Tampa Home for Sale - 04/15/13 05:50 AM

It was fascinating reading: especially if you currently have, or are looking for, a Tampa Bay home for sale. The New York Times’ headline was “After You Read the Listings, Your Agent Reads You.”
I thought that sounded sort of hokey — especially since I’m one of the agents who is supposed to be doing the ‘reading.’
I had to agree with one of the signs for reading a client’s reaction to a given home for sale. If their “progress from the hall…through the living room…through the dining room…to the kitchen takes 30 to 45 seconds…that’s not so good.” … (0 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Final Four Things No One Tells First Time Homebuyers - 04/06/13 11:48 PM
What First Time Brandon Homebuyers Aren’t Told  (Part 2)  
Of all the things first time homebuyers in the Brandon area are told, some that turn out to be pretty important are too often overlooked. Here are four items first time homebuyers will find useful to know: 4. Remodeling costs more than you think You’ve found a fixer-upper: your energy is to be applauded. But before you write that offer, if you are one of our Brandon first-time homebuyers, be certain to have penciled out the bottom line cost of bringing the home up to the standard you require to be … (3 comments)

brandon homes for sale: 7 Things No One Tells First Time Homebuyers - 04/05/13 10:07 PM
What First Time Brandon Homebuyers Aren’t Told (Part 1) First time homebuyers in the Brandon area are told a lot of things — “Save your money,” their parents advise. “Location, location, location!” their friend’s friend cautions. Reasonable advice, for certain. But there are some important elements of the home buying process which a typical Brandon area first time homebuyer doesn’t usually hear. I’ve listed some of the most important ones, in no particular order:
Mortgage rates you see advertised aren’t usually what you get-  The banner ads are everywhere online: “3.2% rates!” “No money down!” But the truth is, mortgage rates … (7 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Action Plan Following a Tampa Short Sale - 03/24/13 10:51 PM
A Tampa Area Short Sale Can Aid the Seller, Too A Tampa area short sale represents real value for the homebuyer, of course. But to some extent, it is also a boon to the seller. Being able to unload a property that’s underwater helps avoid the most dire credit consequences of a Tampa foreclosure. But lingering credit damage can still result from any short sale -- if the short seller allows it to happen. Should you find yourself in the short sale situation, be proactive in protecting your credit score. You will put yourself in a position to re-enter the market sooner than … (0 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Tampa Home’s ‘Snowball Effect’ Not Likely to Melt Soon - 03/07/13 10:38 PM

The Weather Channel has nothing to do with it. What’s happening up in the ski resorts, likewise. The ‘snowball effect’ being discussed in print and on TV won’t soften anytime soon (even if the groundhog was right about winter being over)...
This is an economic snowball -- one that’s gathering momentum following what CNN’s Money website describes as “the best year for U.S. real estate market in five years.” Businesses that stand to benefit from growth in the Tampa Bay area housing market are watching closely.
The Wall Street Journal’s snowball report took form in last Monday’s Marketplace section, where the … (7 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Are Tampa Home Prices Predictions Reliable? - 02/28/13 09:41 PM
Home Prices Predictions Who doesn’t want to know what will happen in the future? That’s a very small group, for sure, since good planning is a cornerstone of good management -- for households as well as for organizations of every kind.
So, whenever Tampa Bay homeowners see headlines like “Home Prices Up ‘Unsustainable’ 5.9% in 2012,” above a MarketWatch article that explains that price growth is expected to slow,  they probably would like to gauge the reliability of the forecasters.
In this case, MarketWatch is part of the relatively stalwart Wall Street Journal, so credibility goes up. But closer examination finds that … (2 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Can A Tampa Neighborhood Affect a Homes Appraisal? - 02/16/13 03:09 AM
It's true: Bad neighbors can lower home values. Appraisers even have a term for bad neighborhoods and other troublesome hyperlocal issues that can affect property values: external obsolescence.
"I've seen many situations where external factors, such as living near a bad neighbor, can lower home values by more than 5 to 10 percent," said Florida Certified Residential Appraiser Jonathan Tipton, in a interview. "Homeowners should be aware of what is going on in their neighborhood and how others’ bad behaviors could affect their home’s value."
It is recommended that prospective homebuyer visit the street where they're considering buying at different times … (3 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Tampa Area Real Estate Market Perfect for First-Time Home Buyers - 12/29/12 01:51 AM
If you are a first-time home buyer in the Tampa area who has been looking for the perfect opportunity to buy a new home, then the time is now. The current real estate market is perfect for everything from buying a new home to investing in the real estate market, which is why first-time home buyers and investors have been going head to head and competing for the best real estate on the market. Why, exactly, is now a great time for first time home buyers to purchase a new home? From incredible deals on foreclosure and short sales to low interest rates … (0 comments)

brandon homes for sale: South Brandon Home For Sale - 12/19/12 03:55 AM
Must See South Brandon Home
611 Breezeway Ct, Brandon, FL 33511 (MLS # T2545919)  
  This Wonderful home located in the heart of Brandon. Perfect for a first time home buyer, and recently remodeled from top to bottom. This home has a new roof, new kitchen with granite counter tops, updated bathrooms,new plumbing fixtures, new interior doors &fans, new porch, new tile and carpet throughout along with fresh paint. There is also a new garage door on order that will be installed before closing. This home is convenient to schools, shopping, I/275 & the crosstown expressway. This is … (0 comments)

brandon homes for sale: South Brandon Pre-foreclosure Home For Sale - 12/18/12 10:17 PM
2309 Briana Dr, Brandon, FL 33511 (MLS # T2546653) Request More Info  Schedule a Showing  Share  Print   You will love this 4br/3ba/3cg pool home located in the Hickory Lakes Subdivision. This immaculate home features a large open kitchen with loads of cabinet space, all new stainless steel appliances, center island and closet pantry. Also includes inside laundry room, both formal living & dining rooms. Family room has lovely built-ins, attractive flooring and large windows that provide an open airy feel, sliders that open to the screened lanai/pool making this home ideal for cookouts and entertaining. The lovely floors throughout are wood and ceramic … (4 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Brandon Home For Sale - 12/18/12 06:17 AM
1610 Portsmouth Lake Dr, Brandon, FL 33511 (MLS # T2546779)  
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If you need more information on this or any other listing in the Tampa, FL area, please give us a call.

brandon homes for sale: Why We Use The Power of Video to Market Tampa Homes - 10/12/12 12:01 AM
The Power of YouTube & Video Marketing of Your Home  Check out this video and you'll know why video is a Huge part of our marketing strategy.
For more on our marketing plan for your home, please give us a call. Florida's Beautiful Homes 813-445-8700 Related articles: YouTube Launches New Generation of Custom Web Video Channels Backed by Producers and Celebrities 7 Proven Ways to Grow Your Small Business Free Consultations for Companies Looking to Deploy YouTube Marketing... … (1 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Saving and Displaying Your Kids Art Work - 10/03/12 10:25 PM
Ever struggled with what to do with all of the art work and projects generated by your children or grand children? Check out this short Video on Saving and Displaying your kids art work. We hope it will be helpful.  

We would love to be your Real Estate company, whether buying or selling, give us a call. Florida's Beautiful Homes 813-445-8700 Related articles: Hot Parsons Woods Calusa Model Brandon, FL Brandon New Home Model … (2 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Visions of a Dream Home - 09/19/12 04:01 AM
Do you have a vision of how your new home will look? Whether you are looking for your dream home or just dreaming of owning your own home,  Now is a great time to make it a reality.  If you will share your vision with us we can help turn those dreams into reality. Please give us a call or send us an email. Related articles Hot Parsons Woods Calusa Model Brandon, FL Beautiful Biscayne Model Home FishHawk Ranch Lithia, FL Brandon New Home Model Martinique Model Home Apollo Beach, FL Are you PCSing to MacDill AFB in Tampa? … (3 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Blues Tinged Brandon FL Neighborhoods - 09/12/12 11:27 PM
Check out this short video of Brandon Florida Neighborhoods.   
This most certainly isn't all of the neighborhoods in Brandon, but we hope it's a fair representation.  If you have any questions about Brandon's neihgborhoods or homes for sale please give us a call or an email.
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brandon homes for sale: Panther Trace in Riverview FL is Home to Sand Hill Cranes - 09/05/12 11:03 PM
I was in Panther Trace yesterday previewing some homes that are for sale for some friends of mine. There are many wetland conservation areas and  as I passed one of the wetlands,  I spotted two adults and two chick Sandhill Cranes. I pulled onto the side of Panther Trace Boulevard to capture a series of pictures as mom and dad Sandhill foraged for food.  The parents worked together, not only making sure the chicks were fed, but leading them to choice spots to learn how to grub.  More about the Sandhill Cranes further down.
Panther Trace is a planned community in … (2 comments)

brandon homes for sale: Hot Parsons Woods Calusa Model Brandon, FL - 08/22/12 11:28 PM
It's August in Florida, and it's a scorcher out there, well at least here in Brandon anyway. Why not cool down by staying the heck inside in the AC and watch a video tour of this Hot Parsons Woods Calusa Model in Brandon.
If you would like to take a closer look, or if your needs are for something a bit smaller, give us a call. We would love to represent and advise you with any builder in the Tampa Bay area. No cost to you, our fees are paid by the builder.  Questions or to Schedule an Appointment

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