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Growing up in the Tampa Bay and actively participating in many Real Estate transactions (as private individuals, Agents and Broker/Associates) makes us a great choice for your local Real Estate. Some times it IS "Who you know".
While our local and national Real Estate Markets are certainly down and being blamed in part for our national economic downturn, their recovery is not entirely beyond our control.   Yes, many (most in fact) of the lender's underwriters (decision makers) were happy to sanction loans that absolutel...
Last week (2/15 - 2/21/2009) in Hillsborough County, we saw the following pricing activity. Residential properties: Residential Property Price Reductions 4.3% of the listed residential properties reduced their price Residential prices were reduced by an average of 9.3% Residential Property Price ...
We all are familiar with the proverb "A fool and his money are soon parted".  And, we know that generally it is true.  I have a slight variation to this. "A FOOL AND HIS MONEY ARE SOMETIMES NEVER ACQUAINTED!" We've all had deals where buyers and sellers just can't quite agree on the price, haven'...
I just finished my weekly market analysis.  Due in part to the holidays and part because it's just plain time to move on, our market is looking better.  I mean a whole lot better!  Through this whole month (December 2008), the number of properties has been dropping.  The number of residential pro...
So, we all know that when you work for yourself, vacations are rarely a complete break from work.  This time I discovered that the public library in the town where my vacation home is has Internet.  They even have WiFi.  Awesome!  My house doesn't have a telephone or Internet and it's hidden away...
Hey, I have a friend who just asked how come he has to be a member of NAR.  When I said his board requred it is said that was his point.  Why? Without spending a whole lot of time, here are some initial thoughts: NAR is the biggest lobbyist for Real Estate Professionals around. Federal, State and...
I went to hear Gary Keller on his SHIFT Tour Saturday in Orlando FL.  As always, Gary's talk was poignant.  And, like most things that Gary teaches, he has broken down the concepts of succeeding, no lets say prospering in a shifting market into small simple and achievable chunks. Gary's SHIFT boo...
AT&T is going to try limiting the amount of data that subscribers can use each month!  They will initially apply limits to their customers in Reno NV.  Starting in this month, AT&T will limit downloads to 20 gigabytes per month to their slowest DSL service subsctibers.  The limit will increase wi...
What I need here is an active BRAIN.  Don't want to spend an inordinate amount of time here, figuring out what it is.  So, I've really nothing profound to say.  Soon . . . .
Hey, Just got here!  Checking out all thia rain activity.  So, I though I should post something warning the world I have a computer and I'm not afraid to use it! See you soon

Paul Sumberg

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