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Who are your neighbors? What do your neighbors say about you? - 02/27/08 03:34 PM
Who are your neighbors? What do your neighbors say about you? Ever wonder what a new neighbor will be like BEFORE you move into your new house? Wouldn't it be great to be the little neighborhood fly on the street, so you could see EXACTLY what your neighbors may or may not say, about the rotten neighbors that live next door to the new house you want to buy? Well, I stumbled upon this new site Called RottenNeighbor.com, Here you can find out what other people have to say about their ROTTEN NEIGHBORS BEFORE you buy! SO if your house looks like this: Quit being a (7 comments)
Hold On Mr Toads WILD RIDE... THINGS ARE GONNA GET CRAZY! - 02/23/08 01:13 AM
Things are going to get crazy here in the mortgage and real estate arena, so hold on to your hats! Remember Mr Toads wild ride at Disney when you were a kid? Well if you are in this industry... it's back! Between the mortgage rates changing SIGNIFICANTLY over the last 5 daysPMI (private mortgage insurance companies) not insuring 100% financing $0 down loans anymoreFlorida and other states being labeled as a 'declining property value state' reducing their LTV's by 5%Banks are Tightening their guidelines and approvalsBanks seeing all time record numbers of foreclosure, short sales, and REO's they have to take backCombined with Hammered (11 comments)
Tampa Homes for Sale | Saturday Tour of Homes - 02/16/08 02:44 AM
Tampa Homes for Sale in your Saturday Tour of Homes. I have some homes this week that will knock your socks off! We found this little gem while we were searching with a client and she fell i nlove, so we went under contract! So you might be asking "why are you showing me this home then?". Well, the builder has another home, that's EXACTLY Like this one, and it's BRAND NEW! Same area, great neighbors, and since it is in the City of Tampa, it qualifies for the BOND program allowing individuals that meet the City's criteria to qualify for down payment (2 comments)
Active Rain | Referrals | & LINK LOVE - 02/14/08 07:58 AM
Yesterday, it Rained a little here in TAMPA, but that didn't keep Lisa Friedman and I from our City of Tampa Tour. Yesterday, Lisa was here from Bedminster, NJ for her 1st visit to Tampa. She told me that she was surprised that Tampa was so beautiful, she never imagined that it looked like this here. Also, at the end of the day, she told me what a great job I did, how much she enjoyed our time together and appreciated my professionalism. Lisa is a Realtor and real estate investor in many states, and was considering the Tampa Bay area, for long (7 comments)
Tampa Home Buyers Ask... "Why is NOW the best time to buy a home?" - 02/11/08 09:39 PM
Here are just a few facts that will explain to you why RIGHT NOW is the best time to buy a home, especially if you are considering a home in the Tampa Bay area. We located this basic fatual information from NAR the National Associaton or Realtors. You'll notice that these are MANY of the exact same things I have been blogging about for a long time now . . . It's a Buyer's Market. Price declines over the past year have made this the best time to buy. The inventory of homes for sale gives buyers incredible selection. The number of (5 comments)
Tampa Home Search | Tour Saturday Homes - 02/09/08 01:22 AM
Hello there, Hope this week was a great week for you in your Tampa Home Search. More and more reports are starting to point to what I have said for nearly 2 years now, We are near the bottom! Around Summer of 2008 has been my predicition that Tampa would start to rebound around this time. If you have been thinking of BUYING a HOME in the Greater TAMPA Bay area, and are trying to decide when you should buy, now is the right time! Our local board of REALTORS (GTAR Greater Tampa Association of REALTORS) has even starting advertising on the radio (0 comments)
Tampa Time to Buy is Now... - 02/09/08 12:54 AM
There are still people buying, selling, and borrowing money. Smart buyers ... saavy investors KNOW this is the time to buy! Smart folks don't dump stock below where they bought it ... they hang on for the long haul! BUY LOW & SELL HIGH, just like stocks! I know many people that sold properties they had for many years, when the market was at the peak, sat on the $$$ and now they are BUYING the cream of the crop for a healthy bargain!!! Funny thing is... when money was cheap and banks were GIVING IT AWAY, EVERYONE was buying and the general population (2 comments)
Buy Tampa Now | Forbes - Tampa is #1 Buyers Market - 02/07/08 02:01 AM
SO TAMPA, is your best place to be a buyer says Forbes! If you are a regular on my blog, or have read my posts before, you might remember a previous blog I wrote about FORBES mentioning that TAMPA is the #1 place to Buy now. CNBC even did a little video blurb with market info and opinions of other people here in the industry. Here is that Blog to read up on it, see the video, and tell me what you think? http://activerain.com/blogsview/190809/Tampa-1-buyers-market The numbers next month will tell for sure, but I have already seen a difference. I wrote 3 contracts with buyers this (2 comments)
Lutz Home Deal in Deer Park - 02/05/08 09:01 PM
Looking for a real deal in Lutz? Perhaps you are even looking for a very affordable home purchase or Lease-Purchase? Here is a home to add to your MUST SEE list of homes this weekend! STOP THE CAR HONEY! (I love that one) This perfect home was just built in 2003, with over $30,000 worth of upgrades for your personal enjoyment. This 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom home is just minutes from Everything in Tampa, such as: USF University of South FloridaMOSI Museum of Science and Industry Busch Gardens Tampa Adventure Island water park many restaurants shoppingAnd the best part about this homes location (LOCATION, LOCATION LOCATION) is it's just (1 comments)
Tampa Starbucks | You Tube Videos - 02/05/08 07:34 PM
ok so after my last Starbucks post, Is Starbucks your virtual office? I saw this super funny You Tube Video. I suppose after many people have re-evaluated their $5.00 a Cup- O -Joe Venti 'get you addicted' Latte, (What exactly do they put in that stuff anyway) ? Ok so... you do this say just x 3 days a week, that's $65 a month in a coffee habit! WOW! After a few years of that kinda savings habit, we get get you into a home! Imagine that? Owning a home for the cost of sacrificing No Starbucks coffee for a few years... OK now just imagine (4 comments)
Seven Oaks Best Deals | Find my top 5 home picks in Seven Oaks | Wesley Chapel Community - 02/05/08 12:37 AM
Looking for a hot deal in Seven Oaks? We've got you covered! As you know every month you get my TOP 5 homes for sale in Seven Oaks! Here are February's TOP 5 BEST HOMES DEALS, in Seven Oaks: $165,000 | 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 0 half baths | Sq Ft 1,885 $235,000 | 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 half baths | Sq Ft 2,527 $250,000 | 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 0 half baths | Sq Ft 2,551 $261,160 | 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 half baths | Sq Ft 2,650 $199,000 | 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 half baths | Sq Ft 1,979January 2008 Market Report Information (0 comments)
Meadow Pointe Homes Sold | a Wesley Chapel Community | Best Buy List - 02/05/08 12:21 AM
So you are looking for the best deal in Meadow Pointe? We can help! Every month, we put out our BEST BUY list of Homes for Sale in Meadow Pointe, and we also give you Market Report information for the previous month. Last month there were: 14 homes that sold in Meadow Pointe.There are currently 18 homes PENDING a contract for closing.There are currently 222 homes listed for sale in Meadow Pointe.Country Walk (Meadow Pointe's sister) has 30 homes currently for sale. Looking for the BEST DEALS you can buy right now in Meadow Pointe? Here they are: $124,900 | 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 half bath (2 comments)
For the last several years, it may have been your dream to live on Davis Island, and the good news is RIGHT NOW you can BUY the perfect place called home on Davis Island starting at just $224,000! This was a BUSY week previewing Properties with clients, but the deals here on Davis Island are worth a second look!
If you have been in your home for many years and are wanting to Retire on the Water, you can transfer up to $500,000 of your homes "Save our Homes" Tax savings right into your new home. This week, Amendment 1 passed with (4 comments)
Ballantrae Town Homes - 02/01/08 03:23 PM
Ballantrae Town Homes, a beautiful community with many pools, conservation area, water views, playground, nature trail walks, a New Creative World Day care within the community. This community is just minutes from the Veterans Expressway off of SR 54, just over the Pasco County Line, and less than 30 minutes from everything in TAMPA. Enjoy....
Tampa Real Estate Agents.... is Starbucks your virtual office? - 02/01/08 10:18 AM
That's me! More and more business people, Like me, have been using starbucks as a vitual office space for many years, in addition to your regular office, or perhaps you have even replaced your full time office space with a home office and taken on Starbucks as your meeting ground with your clients. With many people everywhere trimming the fat and cutting cost everywhere possible, one may start to think... hummm I can either meet my clients at McDonalds where there is FREE WiFi at many and they have really stepped up their 'ready made to order coffee services' (adding cream sugar (4 comments)
Tampa Home Sellers Talk about Their Experience with me
Real Estate and Mortgage Help: Timiko will tell you we always had HER BEST interest in mind, and asked all of the right questions at the right time.
ONE of our recent Radio Plays Lutz Home with an In-Law or Guest Cottage: Here is the In Law Cottage: WELCOME TO TAMPA
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