The Buyer’s Dilemma – Where Are All The Homes in Tampa? Tampa’s skimpy housing inventory has been a frequent subject of this blog, as the record-setting low level of houses on the market continues month over month. More buyers than sellers – this creates a predictable equation. It means that, if you’re looking for a […]
Through My Eyes: What Real Estate Is Really Like
A Day in the Life of a Hard-Working Realtor Some of you have been reading my blog for years. Something I’ve never done is share my typical day, so let’s get right to it. Here’s a snapshot of the tasks, behind-the-scenes activities, dialogue, problem-solving, and other myriad duties and opportunities as they presented themselves on […]
What Buyers Want in Today’s Housing Market [STATS]
According to the National Association of Home Builders and other experts, today’s house hunters are looking for smaller homes (and smaller mortgages), energy efficiency, comfort and organization. Discover which features are topping home shoppers’ must-haves lists, along with predictions on what the housing market might look like in the years to come. What are your […]
Competitive Jumbo Mortgage Rates Are Making A Comeback for The Wealthy
Jumbo Loans and Financing: 6 important steps to apply for jumbo loan in Tampa Jumbo loan rates have recently become very competitive with regular loans. Some banks are now offering lower rates and financing costs, and million-dollar homes in Tampa are becoming a relative bargain. Deals on jumbo loans will likely cause an increase in […]
What Should I Offer On a Foreclosure? Expert Insights You Should Know!
National Housing Market and Florida Real Estate-What You May Not Know
Tampa Real Estate makes TOP 20 List for positive EQUITY
Buyers being unfairly scrutinized by lenders-Tampa, FL
Ever hear of a “Motivation Letter?” You may if you are trying to purchase a home in today’s real estate market. Buyers in the Tampa Real Estate market are being put under the microscope by lenders. This is what one of my clients had to supply to get a loan approved days prior to closing. Shocking to say […]
Increase in sales for Tampa Real Estate Market -Tampa, Fl
Prudential Tropical Realty Announces First Quarter Increase TAMPA BAY, FL – Prudential Tropical Realty announced this week that it has posted an increase in sales during the first quarter of 2009. During the time period of January – March, 2009 the company posted a 20 percent increase over Jan.-March 2008 in pending dollar volume. Even […]
How to buy Tampa Real Estate with your IRA or 401K?
Think you can’t buy a home as an investment? Looking for a creative way to take advantage of the #2 in US foreclosure market? Use a Tampa Realtor with IRA investing experience. I attended a 3 hour seminar the other day that wasvery informative. Here are some different options you have to buy a home, land […]