First Crystal Lagoon Community being built in Wesley Chapel, Florida

A Crystal Lagoon, the first one in the United States, is coming to Epperson. It’s an enormous 8 acre, 16 million gallon swimming pool that will stretch the length of five football fields. It will be 200 feet wide and up to 8 feet deep with a series of “arms” stretching out. Each “arm” of the lagoon off the center will be about 1/4 mile long!

Timing The Sale

Is it a Good Time to Sell? Everyone knows that Summer is the hottest time of year – not only for weather, but for real estate sales….or, is it? Think about this; when do you think the most eyes are on Florida? Yes, you can imagine the beaches and summer vacations. But, when our northern […]

Local Market Data

Understanding the condition of the local economy is a prerequisite to buying or selling property in today’s volatile housing market. From the open market operations of the Federal Reserve, on a national level, to changes in employment rates and income, on a local level; demand for housing is increased or decreased by many different influences. […]

Lack of Inventory – a Top Real Estate Challenge

View image | gettyimages.com < Lack of inventory’ a top real estate challenge WASHINGTON – July 15, 2015 – Realtors®’ outlook is increasingly optimistic about the housing market in the months ahead. Confidence is staying high, buoyed by a strengthening economy and the opening of the credit box. Reasons for confidence Job creation has reached […]

Forget ‘Improving’ or ‘Rebound’ – Florida is on FIRE!

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – March 8, 2013 – Lesley Deutch, senior vice president at John Burns Real Estate Consulting, said the “Florida market is on fire” in her latest update on the state’s housing market. Deutch says she traveled the state recently and visited more than 20 communities. While recovery reports differ between Florida […]

Making an Offer on Short Sales and Foreclosures

Who Calls the Shots On both a Short Sale and a Foreclosure property, the Bank holding the mortgage is the one who calls the shots. In a Short Sale scenario the homeowner may still be involved but the Bank either accepts or rejects the offer. On Short Sales, many Banks have begun establishing the price […]

Winning in the Tampa Market

  It is evident that we are no longer in a Buyer’s Market. Home prices in the Greater Tampa area have increased by over 8% in the last year and the area’s inventory is the lowest it has been since record keeping on the statistic began. In addition to this, Florida has once again become […]

Market Analysis for Tampa – St Pete – Clearwater

Local Market Report, Second Quarter 2011 Published by the National Association of REALTORS® Knowledge is power and with the information provided by the National Association of REALTORS® you can arm yourself with accurate Tampa area market statistics. View the full report  to see comprehensive information in various real estate categories such as: Drivers of Local Supply […]