tampa palms real estate: The Statistics Are In....And They Have Improved! - 05/07/12 12:46 AM
We keep talking about the market turning around and here are the numbers to prove it.  For all of your real estate needs please visit www.tampabayhomeconnection.com.



tampa palms real estate: Tampa Is Among The Top 50 Cities! - 04/12/12 12:48 AM

Did You Know? According to BusinessWeek Magazine Tampa was ranked Among the Top 50 Best Cities To Live In! We are living right here in paradise with our with gorgeous beaches along the Gulf of Mexico and fabulous weather continuously. A variety of factors including: parks, schools, safety, restaurants and museums landed Tampa as one of the top desirable cities to reside in. Have You Purchased Your Slice Of Tampa Paradise? 

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tampa palms real estate: GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE! RED DAY 2012 - 04/10/12 05:31 AM
RED DAY 2012 Renew, Energize, Donate Your help will greatly be appreciated by these children. A Kids Place, located in Valrico is a safe, loving, “almost home” environment where children are embraced, encouraged and educated until they can be reunited with extended family, put in appropriate foster care, or other beneficial solution.  WHEN: Now until May 9th DONATIONS NEEDED:(average age 5) are in need of NEW Pajamas – all sizes, NEW Underwear and Socks –all sizes, and NEW or GENTLY USED suitcases and duffle bags. WHERE TO DONATE: 2119 West Brandon Blvd., Brandon FL, 33511

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tampa palms real estate: Alphabet Soup- The Letter 'C' - 04/06/12 03:58 AM
This may take you back to the Sesame Street days. Today we're going over the letter 'C'.
When it comes to mortgage underwriting there are (4) key elements that should be in your arsenal of knowledge.
1.) Capacity-In other words comparing the borrowers income to the approximate debt. It is essentially the borrowers ability to repay the debt incurred by purchasing the home.
2.) Credit- This is a combination of your payment history, overall debt compared to available debt as well as the type of monies such as revolving credit vs. installment outstanding debt. Whew....that was a mouthful, I … (2 comments)

tampa palms real estate: Increased Rents Are Making Potential Home Buyers Think Twice - 04/03/12 11:20 PM
According to the research, the increased rents are making consumers think twice about the benefits of homeownership. After a recent survey conducted, 84% of those polled believe that owning a home makes more sense than renting. Usually when talking about homeownership the financial elements skip ahead to the front of the conversation. However after a recent study the tune has changed to include different priorities:
The Top 4 Reasons In Order Are:
You have a stable home to raise children and provide education You and your family feel safe  You have more space for your family It provides you the freedom … (2 comments)

tampa palms real estate: How Is Your Marketing Plan Working? - 03/26/12 11:21 PM
Is it time for you to re-evaluate where and how your marketing budget is being spent?
Google spent years proudly stating they could rely solely on online advertising, Google Inc. has now changed their scheme and is taking a different approach to promote itself in areas where its rivals dominate.The Internet company is allocating significantly large sums on TV, magazine and newspaper ads to promote new services, including its Google+ social network and Chrome Web browser. Google's ad-spending as a percentage of revenue is now almost on par with rival technology companies such as Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo … (2 comments)

tampa palms real estate: Home Sales Are Springing Forward! - 03/21/12 10:30 PM
According to the WSJ with the buyers absorbing more of the inventory the, real estate market is showing signs of life. This demand is increasing throughout existing home sales and new construction especially over the last 3 years. Generally Spring is the busiest period of the year and so far that proves to be true for home sales! The latest information from WSJ is that home sales in January and February were at their peak since 2007! Lets keep them moving!  

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tampa palms real estate: WAITING To Purchase A Home May Not Be In Your Best Interest.....Literally... - 03/19/12 09:54 PM
Many consumers are under the impression they should wait until they are certain that prices have hit rock bottom. When making this decision of whether or not to wait, consider where the direction of the COST of the home is going instead of just the PRICE. The logic behind this is a direct result of fluctuating interest rates.


tampa palms real estate: Short Sales Driving You Stir Crazy? - 03/18/12 03:07 AM

Confused about short sales? You are not alone. Navigating your way through a short sale can be frustrating to say the least. This is why it is imperative to have a professional real estate agent and team who know the “ins and outs”. Every short sale possesses 2 attributes:
1.    I’m sure by now you have heard of the term “underwater”. This translates to the house being valued at less than the homeowner owes on their mortgage debt obligation.
2.    The homeowner must have a qualified hardship. Your house being underwater is not enough to qualify as an … (2 comments)

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Your Tampa Bay Home Connection®

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