Category Archives for "Home Buyers"

6 Things to Consider When Buying a Townhome

Buying a townhome in Riverview FL

Looking to invest in real estate? Hoping for the maximum amenities at the lowest possible price? If so, you might consider buying a townhome.  Note, however, that townhomes aren’t right for everyone. They certainly have their benefits, but their drawbacks as well. For this reason, before closing the sale, you need to make some considerations.  Wondering what […]

Tampa Real Estate Market Update July 2017

Tampa Real Estate Report July 2017

The Tampa real estate market is on a roll! Hot! On Fire!To this point in 2017, the overarching theme has been that sellers are living in paradise and home buyers are…well, frustrated. Rightfully so.Check out the latest Tampa real estate market update for July 2017 below… What Are Home Buyers To Do?Here’s a quick story…One of my […]

Tampa Real Estate Market Update May 2017

Tampa Real Estate Market Update

Is Tampa experiencing another real estate bubble?Inventory levels remain at all-time lows, median home prices are squeaking up and home sales continue to increase.Home buyers will continue to struggle to find that ‘perfect’ home in the price range they are comfortable with.  Hard Time Finding A House? Try looking at new construction homes! SEARCH NEWLY […]

Tampa Real Estate Market Update April 2017

Tampa Real Estate News

Sellers are happy. Buyers are stressing. The Tampa real estate market remains bullish throughout April.For the first time this year, the number of residential sales was in negative territory.  That could be, in part, due to a low number of newly acquired houses for sale.Essentially, what all these figures point to, as has been the […]

Do You Really Need A Home Inspection?

Do You Need A Home Inspection

Ok. So you’ve placed an offer on your dream home and chances are, your real estate agent made your offer contingent upon passing a home inspection. I reached out to a few local home inspection experts to tell us why home inspections are important and what to look for when choosing one.Here’s the panel of experts…John A. Swain […]

Homestead Exemptions

Tampa Homestead Property

The homestead exemption application deadline is March 1 and fast approaching.  So, if you bought a house in 2016 and did not already apply for a homestead exemption, now is a good time to head over to the Hillsborough County Property Appraiser website and apply. What Is A Homestead Exemption?Florida homeowners may ‘homestead’ their properties and […]