New Construction Trends of 2018

What’s Trending…   Housing trends come and go – some we’re happy to see sitting at the curb, others we decide to keep around longer.  Many of our buyers consider new construction homes, so we spend a good amount of time in model homes. We are finding that builders, designers and architects see these trends […]

How Do You Build a Custom Home?

Join Toni as she discusses the steps to building a custom home with guests, Brian Popp of Union Home Mortgage and Marcus Smith of Smith Custom Homes.  Other ‘Ask the Agent’ Articles What does a home inspection tell you? How well do you know your roof? Smith Custom Home Project in Land O’Lakes NEW CONSTRUCTION! […]

Top 4 Reasons to use a realtor when buying new construction

As you look for the perfect home for you and your family, consider using a realtor to help guide you through the process of building your dream home. There are many reasons why it can be a benefit for YOU!!! Some research from shows us why you should seek out help.

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!

SOLD! 6320 Magnolia Park Blvd.

  Fabulous Cen-Tex TAFT home for sale now in popular Magnolia Park! This very young (2013) home offers the most sought after structural upgrades you desire: COVERED LANAI – KITCHEN ISLAND – TRAY CEILINGS! Seller is offering a fence allowance to complete the fenced yard.       6320 Magnolia Park Floor Plan 6320 Magnolia […]

FHA rehab loans ideal for distressed homes | Inman News

FHA rehab loans ideal for distressed homes | Inman News. This great blog post by Steve Bergsman with Inman News discusses the FHA 203k loan program which is a little known loan program offered by the Federal Housing Administration. In this discussion, Steve compares the actual cost of maintaining a new construction home versus a […]

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 […]

How do I Benefit from Representation on New Construction?

Rumor Has It
There is a misconception out there that a buyer can get a ‘better deal’ from a builder if they choose not to hire an agent to represent them, but rather deal with the builder or the builder’s representatives directly. True – if the builder doesn’t have to pay a commission to the agent, they will make more money on your purchase. The question is – how does this help you?