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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Vintage Homes Realty - BK3121917
Primary focus is on the Heights neighborhoods in Tampa, FL. That may be news and information but also a vehicle to highlight some of the wonderful homes I have listed, my musings and those ever present stray thoughts.



My motto is "We always counter, we never reject."Have you ever been involved in selling a home where an offer was made and you refused to counter the buyers offer? Here is some advice for sellers to consider, especially in today’s economic environment. If a buyer has taken the time to put an offe...
Gotta love these pictures!.  This is all too familiar with old homes in Ybor, Seminole Heights, West Tampa, and South Tampa.  This inspector may be in Tennessee but I can sure relate.Succumbing to Pier Pressure...     Living in an area where pier and beam construction is prevalent, issues with sa...
These are great suggestions.  It applies at every price point and every neighborhood.                         THE FIRST IMPRESSION CAN MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME   Did you know that statistics show that within the first 15 seconds of seeing your home,  a buyer has already devel...
It is that time of year when those of us living in Florida have to keep the tropics in mind.  The current tropical depression is a reminder as we enter the peak hurricane season for folks buying or selling to stay on top of any storm coming close to Florida. This time of year if you want your clo...
Can you handle the truth or would you prefer I lie to you to get the listing? A great many homeowners and even rehabbers think that nothing is selling in Seminole Heights and Riverside Heights here in Tampa.  Therefore there is a great deal of reluctance to do what is needed to get the property r...
I continue to be amazed at the number of Buyers who are never informed by their agent that Seminole Heights has Zoning Restrictions in the the form of Seminole Heights Residential Overlay District.  I am amaze as well that Sellers are not told that this is something to disclose on their property ...
The Business Guild of Seminole Heights (BGoSH) membership meets 4 times a year and this meeting is a special treat because it gives a chance to show off one of the crown jewels of the Seminole Heights neighborhood: the Seminole Heights Garden Center. The City of Tampa invested more than a million...
I am beginning to like these home listings with curiosities or mysteries. Take for instance this great home at 1224 E. Jean St., Tampa in the Seminole Heights neighborhood.  The living room has a secret hidden closet straight out of a Hardy Boys or Nancy Drew mystery. The home dates from 1947 so ...
You're gonna love it!     Located in desirable Old Seminole Heights, this 3/2 bungalow from 1926 has been TOTALLY redone. Dolly Varden Wood Siding: new. Electric: new. AC: new. Plumbing: new. Irrigation system: new. Dimentional Shingled Roof: new.  Windows: new. Insulation: new.    This home feat...

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