Steve Eckhardt's Tampa Bay Area Luxury Real Estate Blog

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Local insight about the Tampa & Sarasota areas, economic conditions that affect the luxury housing market, and unique marketing ideas that help you sell your home.
A recent poll done by Opinion Research Cop., surveyed 1000 U.S. adults and asked: "Do you think the financial press is making the economic crisis worse by projecting fear into people's minds?"  A WHOPPING 78% said YES.  If that is the case, why is it that almost every person we meet lately wants ...
For the last 3 years I have been telling my agents, my customers, and anyone else that would listen that print advertising for real estate is on it's way out.  The listings were old, the ads didn't contain the newer listings, and you weren't able to get a feel for the home like you can with virtu...
As we head into the holiday season I am looking forward to a little time off and some great football.  Some of the biggest games that will happen are being held right here in Tampa.  The Tampa Bay area will be featured nationally and internationally in Outback Bowl on January 1st and in the Super...
This 300 acre (MOL) property is located just North of Tampa in Pasco County/Land O Lakes.  Situated between two developments on US 41 and just across from the master planned community of Connerton. Sewer & Water are at site. Property has over 1500 feet of great frontage on US 41 for commercial us...
The most recent quarterly survey of Florida real estate trends completed at the end of September finds that the investment outlook for various types of real property in Florida remained steady.  The national economic crisis has failed to rattle Florida real estate experts despite the availability...
Jungle Boogie, a special event hosted by 13 Ugly Men, is going to be held tonight at SAKS at International Mall.  Grab your spouse or significant other and take care of your holiday shopping with a 15% DISCOUNT at SAKS while enjoying food, cocktails, live entertainment, prizes, and give-a-ways al...
The Thanksgiving holiday is over and the Tampa Bay & Sarasota real estate markets are back into full swing.  After a few slow weeks, I've written 2 contracts and had calls from several new buyers.  By almost all accounts, the market seems to be stabilizing.  Existing home sales in the Greater Tam...
The Book That Will Save You Thousands And Let You Take Control Of Your Real Estate Business With the reduction in real estate companies and practitioners, there has never been a better time to start your own real estate business and leave behind the corporate B.S. and useless franchise fees charg...
5525 GRAND SUMMIT DRIVE, BROOKSVILLE, FLORIDA      Offered Fully Furnished For $1,400,000     TAKE THE VIDEO TOUR - CLICK HERE A truly unique home in Southern Hills Plantation! This community offers a lifestyle, with a private membership available to the Pete Dye 18 hole championship golf course,...
Last week I took a few days to attend the National Association Of Realtors Show over in Orlando.  The NAR Convention and trade show is the largest conference for Realtors held every year.  It runs about a week and features educational opportunities, motivational opportunities and the chance to ne...

Steve Eckhardt

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Local insight about the Tampa & Sarasota areas, economic conditions that affect the luxury housing market, and unique marketing ideas that help you sell your home. Steve Eckhardt is the Founder, President, & CEO of Cornerstone Properties & Investments. He has been recognized by Who’s Who In Luxury Real Estate and has established himself as one of the area’s preeminent purveyors of luxury homes. His company, Cornerstone Properties & Investments, is a full service luxury boutique firm listing and selling some of the most expensive properties in Greater Tampa Bay and the Sarasota Gulf Coast Regions. His skilled team is committed to providing legendary client service with an unparalleled standard of integrity and expertise. Known for high-profile properties and clients, Steve can provide access to the most exclusive neighborhoods with complete confidentiality. His high regard for client's privacy is what keeps them referring friends and colleagues. We serve the Greater Tampa Bay, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Siesta Key, and Longboat Key markets.