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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Vintage Homes Realty - BK3121917
Primary focus is on the Heights neighborhoods in Tampa, FL. That may be news and information but also a vehicle to highlight some of the wonderful homes I have listed, my musings and those ever present stray thoughts.
Here in Hillsborough County there is a ballot issue to raise the sales tax a penny to fund transportation initiatives like light rail for Tampa and Hillsborough County.  There are a lot of competing views and here in Seminole Heights there is a very vocal group that is pushing for the light rail ...
This beautifully rennovated bungalow at 302 E. North St. sold in less than 90 day.  All new mechanicals and awesome curb appeal. 3/2 Sold FHA. Listed 165k sold for 158k (due to appraiser). To check available home in the Seminole Heights area or other parts of Tampa please visit: www.Vintage-Homes...
This coming Sunday the Southeast Seminole Heights Civic Association presents: Taste of the Heights.  This is a wonderful way to discover the Seminole Heights area and particularly the southeast section.  Friendly people from across Seminole Heights and across Tampa will be out strolling or drivin...
This vintage 1940's home is loaded with charm.  For starters it has absolutely fabulous curb appeal with it's well manicured landscaping and freshly painted exterior (2009).  The back yard is completely fenced and is just as meticulously maintained.  You would never guess the use it get from the ...
The Seminole Heights Market returns on October 10th to the grounds of Hillsborough High school (5000 N. Central Ave., Tampa 33603).  The first season was a huge success and now returns to the community from October 10th, 2010 through May 8th, 2011.  The Seminole Heights Sunday Market is held the...
Recently I took some Buyers out to look at some homes.  We had a list of about 10 homes and I had scheduled the appointments 2 days in advance. It was a beautiful day, sellers were out cutting their lawn in anticipation of the scheduled showing.  Naturally it was like Goldilocks and the 3 bears. ...
Another deal went bad on this due to Buyer's credit taking a dive.  The house has had no problem getting offers because it is in an awesome location. But the challenge has been realistic offers or buyers following through to closing.  With the 5th contract be the charm? Short Sale.  Deal fell thr...
My motto is "We always counter, we never reject."Have you ever been involved in selling a home where an offer was made and you refused to counter the buyers offer? Here is some advice for sellers to consider, especially in today’s economic environment. If a buyer has taken the time to put an offe...
Gotta love these pictures!.  This is all too familiar with old homes in Ybor, Seminole Heights, West Tampa, and South Tampa.  This inspector may be in Tennessee but I can sure relate.Succumbing to Pier Pressure...     Living in an area where pier and beam construction is prevalent, issues with sa...
These are great suggestions.  It applies at every price point and every neighborhood.                         THE FIRST IMPRESSION CAN MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME   Did you know that statistics show that within the first 15 seconds of seeing your home,  a buyer has already devel...

Rick Fifer

Broker/Owner, Vintage Homes Realty
local_phone(813) 513-4250
smartphone(813) 758-7444
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Tampa Real Estate information, listings, and stray thoughts. Information on Heights neighborhoods (Seminole, Tampa, Ybor, Riverside) and historic/vintage homes in the Tampa area.