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By Randy Zalis
(Channelside Realty Group)
Comments 4
2007 should be a very active year in Channelside (Tampa).  The Grand Central, The Place, The Towers, & Ventana will be completed.  The Slade at Channelside is on-track for a 2007 construction start.  Several additional projects have been approved by Tampa City Council.    What are your thoughts?   

By Lenny Gurvich
(Keller Williams Realty Tampa, Florida)
Comments 0
In our current buyers’ market we know that price reductions are common and most buyers don’t expect to offer or purchase a home at the full list price. Very few homes are selling at 100% of list price. Buyers sense no competing bids and are thus inclined to come in with a very low opening offer....

By Russ Perlowski, Tampa Real Estate
(People's Choice Realty Services LLC)
Comments 0
The auction of 100 units of The Hamptons in Tampa Palms, in New Tampa was held on Saturday at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay on Saturday.  40 of the 100 units scheduled for auction had no reserve price.  Questions still remain about liens on the condo conversion.  The Tampa Tribune reports that the pr...

By Russ Perlowski, Tampa Real Estate
(People's Choice Realty Services LLC)
Comments 0
Taylor Woodrow Homes, M/I Homes, and Mobley Homes plan to build on the former K-Bar Ranch in New Tampa.  Each of the builders has 100 lots each in the community that will be called Bassett Creek and it is reported that all the homes will back up to lakes or conservation areas.  Home prices are es...

By Russ Perlowski, Tampa Real Estate
(People's Choice Realty Services LLC)
Comments 0
159 new town homes will be built in Arbor Greene and will be priced in the high $200's.  The three story town homes will offer 3 and 4 bedroom floor plans will have 3.5 bathrooms and between 2,427 & 2,549 square feet.  The T. Homes will also have two car garages and 1/3 will have elevators.  Mode...

By Russ Perlowski, Tampa Real Estate
(People's Choice Realty Services LLC)
Comments 2
Pulte Homes received approval from Hillsborough County commissioners to build over 3,000 homes and a commercial plaza near FishHawk Ranch.  The new community will include new single family homes, duplexes, and town houses and will be similar to nearby FishHawk Ranch a CDD community.Pulte will be ...

By Peter & Patricia Clarke
(ELITE ACCESS REALTY INC. Real Estate Brokerage)
Comments 0
I just found out about this G-R-E-A-T website and want to share it with everyone since I think it is so unique and effective to get clients. On January 1, 2007 will be the launching of a network of 36 web sites targeted to various housing markets across North America (United States & Canada). The...

By Russ Perlowski, Tampa Real Estate
(People's Choice Realty Services LLC)
Comments 0
For first time home buyers, downpayment assistance is available through Hillsborough County and through the city of Tampa.  Funds are provided through the SHIP Program (State Housing Initiatives Partnership and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program).These are 0% interest, deferred payment loan...

By Russ Perlowski, Tampa Real Estate
(People's Choice Realty Services LLC)
Comments 0
One of the deciding factors in determining what part of a city you may choose to live in is the average price of the homes in the area.  Average sales pricing by area only gives you an idea of the value of homes in an area.  Since we are dealing with averages, clearly some have sold for higher, a...

By Russ Perlowski, Tampa Real Estate
(People's Choice Realty Services LLC)
Comments 0
Much has been reported about the decline in the housing market.  Tampa's housing market in terms of units sold, was super HOT from 2004 through 2006.  September of 2006 revealed the fourth best September in reported Tampa home sales ever!*We have now returned to a market that provides more invent...

By Russ Perlowski, Tampa Real Estate
(People's Choice Realty Services LLC)
Comments 3
Today I reviewed the number of active MLS listings for million dollar+ homes in New Tampa.  There were a total of 32 and 17 of them were in Tampa Palms.  This was certainly no surprise to me.The highest priced listing for $5,900,000. is in Tampa Palms.  The home offers seven bedrooms and 7.5 bath...

By Lenny Gurvich
(Keller Williams Realty Tampa, Florida)
Comments 2
For the third quarter of 2006, sales of existing single family homes were down by 34% as compared to Q3 of 2005. Furthermore, the median price statewide remained about the same as it was for the third quarter of 2005. However, the median price of a Florida condo did decline by 3% with sales down...

By Ray Higdon
(Forever Wealth Club)
Comments 0
My team and I are expanding into Tampa, FL. If you are a realtor, mortgage broker or investor in this area and want to work with an investment team, please contact me. I have four people in the area wanting to work on the ground and one of my main associates from SW Florida heading there very soo...

By Lenny Gurvich
(Keller Williams Realty Tampa, Florida)
Comments 2
Someone asked me the other day if there are actual buyers of residential real estate active in this current market. With the negative spin that most media are spewing, many think that the market has come to a stand still. My answer was “Sure! There are buyers buying. Not as many as 18 months ago...

By Lenny Gurvich
(Keller Williams Realty Tampa, Florida)
Comments 0
CB Richard Ellis’ website has an interactive map that shows most, if not all of the projects that were planned in the downtown and Channel District areas of Tampa. And while many of these projects are now dead or delayed, the map gives a good overview of what the future of these areas may hold. ...

By Lenny Gurvich
(Keller Williams Realty Tampa, Florida)
Comments 0
The amount of available residential listings in Tampa continues to remain steady, a trend that began back in early October of 2006. Since April, the listings inventory had been on a fairly rapid climb, while the number of listings going under contract had been falling. These numbers began to stab...

By Gary De Pury, ESQ.
(Bay Vista Realty)
Comments 3
   Great site.  I have been fighting with a company for about a year now.  So I found this site on the web where I was able to post my story and every time someone clicks on the link the owner gets an email.  I normally don't throw a company under the bus, but they ....well read my posting.    As...

By Laurie Dykeman, PA, CLHMS, e-PRO, Accredited Staging Professional
(My Tampa Home Team)
Comments 1
If you have been sitting on the fence, waiting and watching the market, now is the time to jump into the new home construction market.  Builders have been offering tremendous incentives to buyers:  premium lots, cosmetic upgrades such as granite countertops and upgraded cabinetry, reduced require...

By Dawne Lagergren, CRS, CLHMS, SRES
(Affiliates Referral, Inc.)
Comments 1
                                Tampa                                                         Tampa Downtown                                                             Tampa Downtown                                                          Bayshore BlvdTampa is the largest city in Hillsborough C...

By Ryan Harring
(Cashnotesusa)
Comments 0
Yesterday I accidently spamed some individuals and would first and for most sorry for the misunderstanding. I have included in this blog a list of some frequently asked questions as to what "CASH NOTES" are. If there are any questions feel free to contact me. I look forward to building future rel...

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