Tampa, FL Real Estate News

By Nibal Elsaadi
(SI Real Estate Tampa)
A Look into Tampa's Growing Neighborhoods in 2020 In the past few years, we have watched the once sleepy bay area transform into a vibrant city with pockets of lively neighborhoods. A variety of creative restaurants and rooftop bars emerged as well as chic residential dwellings. A billion-dollar investment from Bill Gates attracted technology and consulting companies like ConnectWise and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Multiple new Amazon facilities and the possibility of becoming the headquarters for Space Force is also sparking interest in the Tampa Bay Area. Many neighborhoods have been brought to life such as Channelside, Hyde Park, and the southernmost point at Tampa’s Marina Pointe Westshore! The sprawling city is still experiencing massive growth in areas outside of the downtown areas. E...
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By Nibal Elsaadi
(SI Real Estate Tampa)
 Which home buying option is best for you? Do you prefer the charm of a home with history or the idea of a bright and shiny untouched single-family home in a new community? One of the first decisions you will make as a homebuyer is whether new construction or resale home is for you and your family! Below we explore a few pros and cons of both options. Remember that you’ll want to hire an experienced real estate agent that has experience with both scenarios to help guide you in making an informed decision. The best part? Your real estate professional will be at no cost to you as a buyer. No cost, only benefits! New construction homes! If you are in the custom home building option, you will be able to customize and personalize your home and select different upgrades prior to your home bei...
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By Nibal Elsaadi
(SI Real Estate Tampa)
New Home Sales on the Rise Due to Pandemic New stats have come in via LinkedIn that shows an interesting real estate market trend. New home sales have jumped a whopping 55% since last year.   This is a HUGE increase! We are observing that more and more people are taking a preference towards less congested areas with their own living space. This is not only due to COVID and the lockdown, but many millennials have begun to settle down and have families. The mortgage rates also have increased buyer interest in homes of all types!   New construction homes are gaining more popularity as well for the following reasons:        There is limited inventory as many occupied resale homes have been pulled from the market due to Coronavirus. Sellers do not want showings in their homes while they are ...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Tampa, FL Closing CostsClosing CostsClosing Costs are the various fees you have to pay when finalizing a real estate transaction. There are many costs involved at the end of your deal, and it's essential to understand what these are and the reason you're paying for them. If you're a home buyer and you're looking for ways to save on your purchase, negotiating some of these closing costs and having the seller pay them is a great way to reduce your overall payment. Our team can walk you through the various closing costs involved when buying a home in South Tampa. Check out our original blog post at https://yoursouthtampahome.com/. Closing Costs for Home Buyers Appraisal Fee (If Financing) Credit Report Fees Financing Fees (e.g., Loan Origination Fee) Home Inspection Fee (Generally Paid Bef...
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Palma Ceia Pines, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Palma Ceia Pines NeighborhoodPalma Ceia Pines is a highly developed urban neighborhood with a good mix of residential and commercial areas in the northern part of South Tampa, Florida. The community is bounded by Kennedy Boulevard, Henderson Boulevard, W Swann Avene, and S Armenia Avenue, with easy access to Downtown Tampa to the east and the Tampa International Airport and St Petersburg to the west. Homebuyers looking for a home that's moderately priced with easy access to the city center will find the area quite attractive.Real Estate in Palma Ceia Pines is a combination of single-family and multi-family residential developments. Apartments and condominiums provide affordable housing options with prop...
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Culbreath Bayou - Culbreath Heights, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Culbreath Bayou - Culbreath Heights NeighborhoodCulbreath Bayou and Culbreath Heights are a couple of luxury subdivisions in South Tampa, Florida. The neighborhood is a short drive away from the downtown district of Tampa as well as the city center of St Petersburg. Families who have members working in both areas will find this neighborhood quite convenient, providing easy access to both city centers. Residents enjoy easy access to everything they need, including schools, shopping malls, public parks, restaurants, and many more community amenities.Homes for Sale in both Culbreath Bayou and Culbreath Heights are beautiful single-family homes, which include some of the most beautiful lu...
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Hyde Park, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Hyde Park NeighborhoodHyde Park is a mixed-use urban neighborhood in the northeasternmost part of the South Tampa district of the city of Tampa, Florida. The community is directly south of the University of Tampa and is a bridge crossing away from Downtown Tampa. Residents enjoy easy access to all the attractions in the city center, as well as the world-class educational institutions in the area. If you're a busy professional looking for a home a short drive away, you'll love the excellent property options in the Hyde Park neighborhood.Real Estate in Hyde Park is quite diverse, providing lots of options for buyers considering a purchase in the neighborhood. For those looking for affordable home options or oppo...
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North Hyde Park, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe North Hyde Park NeighborhoodNorth Hyde Park is a suburban neighborhood to the west of the University of Tampa bordered by the I-275 to the north, N Willow Avenue to the east, W Kennedy Boulevard to the south, and N Armenia Avenue to the west. The neighborhood is a convenient bedroom community perfect for busy professionals working in the city center or the nearby university. There are mostly single-family homes in North Hyde Park, which were developed in the early years of the city. If you're looking for a good deal and find an affordable starter home, you'll find this area quite attractive. For those looking for excellent real estate investment opportunities, there are lots of planned developments in th...
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New Suburb Beautiful, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe New Suburb Beautiful NeighborhoodNew Suburb Beautiful, as the name implies, is a lovely suburban neighborhood in the northeastern portion of South Tampa, Florida. The community is bounded by Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway o the east, W Prospect Road to the south, S MacDill Avenue to the east, and W Morrison Avenue to the north. The suburb includes notable subdivisions such as Golfview and Parkland Estates. The area has easy access to the downtown district, which is a 10-minute drive from the neighborhood. Families looking for a new home close to the city center will find this community quite attractive.Homes for Sale in New Suburb Beautiful feature classic suburban designs, including ranch styl...
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Harbor Island, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Harbor Island NeighborhoodHarbour Island is a well-developed luxury island community south of the Downtown District of the city of Tampa, Florida. The suburb is directly east of Davis Islands and is connected to the mainland via two bridges. The island is a masterfully planned neighborhood known for its many beautiful residential developments. There are tons of condominium buildings, apartment complexes, townhouses, and luxury homes, spread throughout Harbour Island. The district serves as one of the best bedroom communities for the downtown area of the city and is an excellent place for buyers looking for a new home close to the primary business centers of Tampa.Homebuyers considering a purchase in Harbou...
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Gray Gables, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Gray Gables NeighborhoodGray Gables is a suburban neighborhood in the northern part of South Tampa, Florida. The community is bounded by W Kennedy Boulevard to the north, Henderson Boulevard to the east, W Azeele Street to the south, and S Himes Avenue to the north. The location of the subdivision provides residents easy access to the downtown district and is conveniently located ten minutes away from the University of Tampa. Students and staff working at the university will find this community quite attractive.The relatively small size of the subdivision means that the number of homes in the area is quite limited. The excellent quality of the houses and a relatively reasonable price also makes the demand fo...
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Golf View, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Golf View NeighborhoodGolfview is a masterfully designed golf community in the central portion of South Tampa, Florida. The neighborhood is centered around the Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club, which serves as the primary highlight and selling point of the subdivision. Residents enjoy world-class amenities and fantastic golf facilities. There are ample attractions available to residents in the suburb, including various shopping, dining, and commercial options. If you're a golfer and enjoy regularly playing games, you'll surely love the championship golf course designed by architect Bobby Weed.Golfview homes are luxury homes featuring beautiful custom designs, exquisite architecture, and spacious floor layouts....
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Gandy-Sun Bay South, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Gandy-Sun Bay South NeighborhoodGandy and Sun Bay South occupy a vast area in the southern district of the city of Tampa, Florida. The well-developed neighborhood incorporates lots of suburban neighborhoods, public community spaces, and various commercial developments. There's a good mix of different developments in the area, making it quite convenient for residents living in the region. The suburb also has easy access to MacDill Air Force Base, St Petersburg, and Downtown Tampa, making it an excellent place for buyers who have members that work in both locations.Since it occupies a large land area, you can expect a highly diversified selection of residential real estate available to buyers looking a...
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Fair Oaks, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Fair Oaks NeighborhoodFair Oaks is a well-developed neighborhood with residential and commercial areas in the central portion of South Tampa, Florida. The suburb features lots of shopping centers, chain stores, department stores, restaurants, and many more local businesses, making it one of the most convenient neighborhoods in the district. Being centrally located, the community is an ideal option for families who have members that work in Downtown Tampa as well as the nearby city of St Petersburg.Real Estate in Fair Oaks is quite diverse, offering both multi-family developments such as apartment complexes and suburban areas with lovely single-family homes. Apartments tend to come in studio-type to two-bedroom...
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Davis Island, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Davis Island NeighborhoodDavis Island is a beautiful island connected to the mainland through a couple of bridges directly south of the Downtown District of Tampa, Florida. Although primarily residential, there are some notable establishments on the island, including the Peter O Knight Airport and the Tampa General Hospital campus. There are a few low-density multi-family developments in the neighborhood, providing relatively affordable property options in Davis Island. These units start at around the mid $500,000 price point and come in one to two-bedroom layouts. Although relatively small, these residences provide the benefit of being located in the highly sought after community of Davis Island. The typic...
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Culbreath Isles, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Culbreath Isles NeighborhoodCulbreath Isles is an exclusive luxury subdivision on the western part of the southern district of Tampa, Florida. The neighborhood is along S West Shore Boulevard and provides a private living environment for buyers who prefer to go home to a quiet escape detached from the busier sections of the city. The waterfront location offers many of the residences in the subdivision with private docks and direct access to the bay. For those in the market for a lavish home where you have the option to park your boat right at your backyard, you'll love the homes in Culbreath Isles.Homes in Culbreath Isles are the pinnacle of opulence with lavish custom designs, exquisite architecture, be...
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Courier City, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Courier City NeighborhoodCourier City is a well-developed urban neighborhood in the northeastern portion of the South Tampa district of Tampa, Florida. The community is conveniently located close to Downtown Tampa, making it an excellent choice for buyers looking to live close to the city center. There's a good mix of residential and commercial developments in the suburb, providing various attractions and conveniences for residents in the community. There're lots of fast-food restaurants, chain stores, shops, and other local businesses throughout the neighborhood, which is frequented by residents from the many nearby suburbs.There's been a lot of development in the region throughout the years, as it's one o...
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Belmar Gardens, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Belmar Gardens NeighborhoodBelmar Gardens is a cul de sac neighborhood on the western side of South Tampa, Florida. The neighborhood is bounded by W Leanoa Street, S Manhattan Avenue, W Euclid Avenue, and S West Shor Boulevard. Located along several main roadways, residents a short walk away from stores, restaurants, cafes, and more. The area is also a 30-minute drive away from Downtown Tampa making it an excellent place for busy professionals looking for a new home in the city.Like most neighborhoods in this part of South Tampa, you'll find beautiful suburban single-family homes in the area. There are lots of newer home builds in the area but there are still a number of the older ranch-style designs buil...
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Bayshore Gardens, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Bayshore Gardens NeighborhoodBel Mar Shores is a lovely oceanfront subdivision located in the northwestern part of the city of Tampa, Florida. The neighborhood is between Bayside West and Sunset Park and is located west along S West Shore Boulevard. Residents in the area have easy access to everything the city has to offer, including the many shopping malls, schools, public parks, restaurants, and other community attractions in South Tampa. The area is also a short drive away from the downtown district, making it an excellent place to call home for busy professionals looking to move into the region.Homes in the Bel Mar Shores subdivision is comprised of various suburban single-family homes that come in ...
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Beach Park Isles, South Tampa, Florida Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Beach Park Isles NeighborhoodBeach Park Isles is a highly sought after cul de sac subdivision in the northwestern part of the South Tampa district of Tampa, Florida. The private community has a single entry point along S West Shore Boulevard, which ensures only residents come into the small suburb. If you're looking for a secluded suburb a short drive away from the city center, you'll love what Beach Park Isles has to offer.Homes in the neighborhood are beautiful single-family homes with impressive home lots and lavish custom property designs. This is a millionaire's row, and most properties in this exclusive subdivision have a multi-million dollar price tag. Should you get a chance to visit the communi...
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