Monthly Archives: October 2009

Florida’s Existing Home, Condo Sales up in September 2009

ORLANDO, Fla. – Oct. 23, 2009 – Florida’s existing home sales rose in September, which marks more than a year (13 months) that sales activity has increased in the year-to-year comparison, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. September’s statewide sales also increased over sales activity in August in both the existing home and existing condominium markets.

Existing home sales rose 34 percent last month with a total of 14,419 homes sold statewide compared to 10,778 homes sold in September 2008, according to Florida Realtors. Statewide existing home sales last month increased 4.1 percent over statewide sales… Continue reading

Tampa Bay home builders see best quarter in a year

St. Petersburg Times today writes that new homes market in Tampa Bay is slowly improving. Contact us today for info on home builders in Tampa Bay and new construction homes available for sale."Tampa Bay home builders are pouring more concrete than they have for about a year, suggesting the worst of the housing slump is behind them. Continue reading

Take Advantage of Great Deals with Tampa Foreclosures

Tampa foreclosureshave gone up in recent years the same as they have for other parts of the world.  And because foreclosures have caused an increase in inventory within the real estate market, it makes sense that the Tampa area has become a breeding ground for great deals.  Bank owned properties in Tampa have created an environment where many homes can be purchased at a steep discount – and who doesn’t love a sale!

If you are looking for foreclosures in Tampa Bay you’ll be better off starting by finding one of the many qualified Tampa Realtors.  Sure you can find tons of websites… Continue reading

Enjoy Life by the Lakes in Land O Lakes

If you are looking for the ultimate suburban lifestyle in the Tampa area, consider purchasing Land O Lakes real estate.  A community like Lake Padgett is great for those who would love to live in a place that has all the amenities of a resort with all the comforts of home.  Land O Lakes is home to some of the hottest properties in the Tampa area.

Those looking to buy real estate in Land O Lakes can expect to find a peaceful and serene setting just far enough from the city’s hustle and bustle.  Because the community is close to… Continue reading

Get a Great Deal with Riverview Foreclosures

If you’re planning on buying a home in the Tampa area, taking a looking at Riverview foreclosures may be the perfect place to start.  It is unfortunate to know that so many have lost their homes and fallen victim to the economic crisis this country now faces.   But for those who happen to be in the market to buy, foreclosures can be a great way to access the dream of owning your own home.

All you need to do is get with a real estate expert who’s familiar with communities and begin your search for the perfect foreclosed home.  Find… Continue reading

Interest Rates at the Bottom?

Opinions on effect of rising interest rates differ, but one thing is certain - right now they are at the lowest historically, making it a great time to borrow. Not only interest rates have dropped, but the home prices in Florida have dropped as well.  We see great deals on homes in New Tampa and other areas in Tampa Bay. Call us if you are thinking about buying a home. Got this from my broker today:

“It’s hard to imagine them going any lower,” says Greg McBride, chief economist at Bankrate.  “I think people need to be worried about them going up,” adds Mark Goldman, professor… Continue reading