The #1 Mistake Is Thinking All Tampa Realtors Are The Same

Today I’m talking about how to choose and interview Tampa Realtors. Price-wise there’s no difference between picking a Realtor who is great, average, or just plain bad. However, it could cost you money if you decide to go with the first Realtor your speak with or just simply by choosing them because they were nice. There are some things that you can do to see how good of a Realtor they are. Go to that Realtor’s website, make sure that you like it and learn more about them. Are they knowledgeable & do they have a lot of experience? Make sure their real estate website looks clean and professional. If their website looks like they invested time/money into it and their effort shows, then that’s a good sign. Ask the real estate agent for past client testimonials and video reviews. Remember, video testimonials are always better than written ones. Make sure to ask the the real estate agent how they differ from other Realtors in Tampa – what sets them apart from the rest? Go here to continue reading.

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VA Loans = “Cash Back Rebates”

If you are going to be getting a VA Loan you owe it to yourself to contract Jell Hoffman (see below) to get a Cash Back Rebate and a low price guarantee. He is able to beat big banks like USAA and Navy Federal Credit Union all day and every day.



Jeff Hoffman
NMLS 380080
Nationwide Residential Capital
A Residential Lending Company
O:  813-865-6040
C:  813-918-7445


Tampa Real Estate Market Report For May 2016

Here’s the latest Tampa real estate market report for May 2016 from Tampa real estate agent Lance Mohr of Keller Williams.  Contact Lance at


The housing market news data provided has been pulled from the MLS, regarding single family homes in the Tampa/Hillsborough county areas in Florida. Let go over May 2016… I have never seen anything like this in all my years in Tampa Real Estate! Active homes hasn’t changed much from April, and neither has pending sales. But check out the sold homes- I had to double check the market statistics in order to make sure that my data was correct. We went from 1700 sold homes the previous month up to 2300! It’s amazing! Short sale homes and bank owned homes have gone down significantly. If you are a home buyer and you’re looking for a home between $100K – $200K in Hillsborough county, there is only less than 1 month of inventory. Which means it’s very tight if you’re looking for a new home. There will be a fight for property inventory and therefore multiple offer situations will arise from it. There will also be a lot of buyer traffic coming to see listed homes for sale. Within 18 hours, a new listing of mine had 14 showings and we received 3 offers… this was just days ago! Let me know your thoughts on this housing market trends update. Best of luck to you in Tampa real estate!

Tampa Real Estate Housing Market Report For April 2016


The housing market data provided has been pulled from the MLS, regarding single family homes in the Tampa/Hillsborough county areas in Florida. This month in real estate news: we are still in a Sellers’ market and it’s hot! Active listings are a little down, while pending & completed sales are higher and looking up. From the supply and demand point of view, the inventory rate has dropped and it’s low. So if you are looking for a home in the $100K – 300K range, it will be a tight housing market because of that. It’s tough for buyers right now, because there is a good chance that they will run into multiple offers due to the low inventory of homes out there. At the moment, most of my listings currently are receiving multiple offers, which exemplifies just that. The buyer that usually wins a multiple bid situation has all their ducks in a row lending-wise and as long as they have hired a good & aggressive realtor who knows what they’re doing. Not all agents are the same, so be particularly selective when it comes to choosing the best Tampa realtor to represent your interests. Informing yourself of real estate market reports and housing market trends at the start of your search will come in handy and prepare you for the home buying process. This housing market update video for April 2016 will generally give you a good idea of how the Tampa real estate market is at this time.

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New vs Pre-Owned, Quality vs Quantity, How to make the most money, Should you use a Realtor, Land (size vs location), Questions to ask builders, The truth about builder warranties and a whole lot more.
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Tampa Real Estate Market Update for February 2016

Here’s the most accurate Tampa Real Estate Market Update for February 2016. The information is pulled directly from My Florida Regional MLS. The only MLS provider for companies in Central Florida.

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