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I encourage participation from Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, Lenders, Home Inspectors, Builders and others in the Real Estate industry. Our main reason for existence though, is to help consumers who are exploring the possibility of buying, selling or renting residential real estate in the Tampa Bay Area.
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David Weekley Homes is now building in FishHawk Ranch Garden District Manors!   In this Hillsborough community SE of Tampa, you’ll enjoy David Weekley homes on 85’ homesites that have it all – luxurious amenities and the latest energy-efficient building techniques within a distinct urban-living a...
03/29/2013
Open House Touches To Make Things Happen! When you are getting near to zero hour for your first open house in FishHawk, you should know some of the simple moves homeowners can make to help ensure success. Here are three of them -- three ways you can approach your area open house to make sure it’s...
03/29/2013
A Tampa Area Short Sale Can Aid the Seller, Too A Tampa area short sale represents real value for the homebuyer, of course. But to some extent, it is also a boon to the seller. Being able to unload a property that’s underwater helps avoid the most dire credit consequences of a Tampa foreclosure. ...
03/24/2013
The Weather Channel has nothing to do with it. What’s happening up in the ski resorts, likewise. The ‘snowball effect’ being discussed in print and on TV won’t soften anytime soon (even if the groundhog was right about winter being over)... This is an economic snowball -- one that’s gathering mom...
03/07/2013
 National Association of Realtors®: Lobbyists You Can Like The sun rises in the east and, almost as dependably, someone in Congress comes up with the bright idea of chipping away at the mortgage interest rate deduction. Think of all that money Washington could spend!The National Association of Re...
03/03/2013
Home Prices Predictions Who doesn’t want to know what will happen in the future? That’s a very small group, for sure, since good planning is a cornerstone of good management -- for households as well as for organizations of every kind. So, whenever Tampa Bay homeowners see headlines like “Home Pr...
02/28/2013
It's true: Bad neighbors can lower home values. Appraisers even have a term for bad neighborhoods and other troublesome hyperlocal issues that can affect property values: external obsolescence. "I've seen many situations where external factors, such as living near a bad neighbor, can lower home v...
02/16/2013
Anyone who is buying a house in the Tampa Bay area -- or even just checking up on the market -- is likely to find that some of the rules of the game seem to have shifted. Particularly anyone expecting to be deluged by the kind of amazing deals being offered in 2008 and 2009 should see what I mean...
02/16/2013
Reduce costs without sacrificing quality of life Many Americans are in the process of reassessing their spending patterns, and boomers and seniors are no exception. Seventy-three percent of adults over age 50 started saving more or cutting back on spending last year, compared to 2010, according t...
02/13/2013
  The Most Asked Question   Thorough out the years I've been involved with the real estate business (26),  I've had one question asked of me over and over by family, friends and clients. That question is  "What can I do to sell my house more quickly?"   Here are 13 reasons that I routinely give ...
01/02/2013
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