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What to Look for When Buying a Home - 07/28/08 09:40 AM
Buying a home is not an easy situation. There are a lot of factors that may not be considered when seeking to purchase a home in Tampa. It is a good idea to sit down and write the needs and desires of the home before shopping for one or touring one. The house that is eventually chosen may not have all of the factors desired, but at least there is a list and it may be feasible to obtain or purchase one that has the most matches. Here are some items that may be overlooked when determining what is needed for (3 comments)
Tips on Selling a Home in Tampa - 07/23/08 12:38 PM
It is not an easy venture to sell a home in Tampa. With so many homes on the market, there are many things that a homeowner can do to add or create value to a home that makes it more appealing than the others on the market. Here are four tips that can aid a homeowner in gaining an edge on the market: 1) Hire/consult with a qualified Realtor. This is a priority and should always be at the top of the list. Consulting with a Realtor offers a professional’s opinion and may save a lot of time in the process (1 comments)
The Freddie-Fannie Fiasco and Tampa Real Estate - 07/22/08 08:59 AM
By now everyone in the nation has heard about the government proposal to “bail out” Freddie and Fannie after the recent financial fiasco but Tampa real estate investors and home buyers may not fully recognize the implications for their own financial future. Here to help sort it all out is a short primer on the good, bad and ugly of the Freddie/Fannie fiasco. The Good While there is a great deal of controversy about the proposed “bail-out” one thing is certain; without Freddie and Fannie the future of the mortgage industry would be bleak indeed. Combined, Freddie and Fannie underwrite (1 comments)
Tampa Real Estate - June Statistics Are In - Great News - 07/14/08 08:14 AM
Let's hear it for the Tampa real estate market! June statistics are in and WE ARE THE WINNERS! (1) EXISTING HOME SALES UP A WHOPPING 76% SINCE JANUARY, 2008 (2) INVENTORY DOWN 5.5% SINCE JANUARY 2008 (3) MONTHS OF INVENTORY DOWN 54% SINCE JANUARY 2008 (4) AVERAGE SALES PRICE DOWN TO $227,565 (5) AVERAGE DAYS ON MARKET UP FROM 124 IN MAY TO 152 IN JUNE Don't let any "Negative Nitwits" try to spin this for you. This is exclusive to the GTAR market area and it is exactly what our anecdotal data has been saying for over six months. Real (2 comments)
New Tampa New Homes: New Isn’t Always Better - 07/10/08 10:28 AM
New Tampa real estate is some of the most sought after property in the nation; with a rapidly growing population, a plethora of amenities and convenient access to most major transit routes, builders and developers have literally paved the way for potential buyers to find any type of housing desired. Unfortunately, many new home buyers are under the impression that buying a new home is less risky than purchasing a pre-existing property. Learn why that assumption is often false and how to protect your investment with these simple solutions. The Biggest Mistake Ever? Housing is the largest single investment most (0 comments)
Wesley Chapel Real Estate - A Unique Community - 07/08/08 09:20 AM
Wesley Chapel is a flourishing community located in Pasco County, just north of Tampa, Florida. Wesley Chapel is conveniently located near I-75, making travel to any destination, whether it is a simple commute to work in Tampa or a rendezvous to Apollo Beach for the day, efficient and hassle-free. Wesley Chapel offers residents an opportunity to enjoy life with a freedom unlike anywhere else. Master-planned communities present Wesley Chapel real estate with an enriched atmosphere, consisting of wildlife preserves and stunning natural beauty. With a newly developed regional park, the commitment to the environment is an integral quality of the community. (0 comments)
Tampa Real Estate Trends: Stage Your Home to Sell - 07/01/08 04:06 PM
Nothing says summer like sitting beside the pool, soaking in the sunshine and enjoying a little music but for millions of people, summer is also the most popular time to buy or sell Tampa real estate. Learn how to stage your home to sell in any market with these hot trends. Add a Splash of Color Eliminate the institutional look. If you are still living with white walls or a drab beige and brown exterior make it a priority to paint. According to research, the top color trends certain to make Tampa homes for sale stand out include: • Bamboo: (0 comments)
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