Buckhorn Moves Forward with Tampa’s Urban Transformation

Just east of Tampa’s City Hall sits a prime block of downtown property. The area along N Florida Avenue, between E Kennedy Boulevard and E Jackson Street, has been owned by the city for nearly 20 years; but, that could soon change. Three groups have made offers to develop the city-owned block. Among them are…

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Northwest Tampa and Hillsborough Market News

How much did homes go up in Northwest Tampa in the last three years? When were the most sales made? How long did it take to sell a home in the area? How are bank owned and other distressed properties still affecting the value of my home? The answers with some explanations are in this…

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Buyers Pay Millions to Tear Down Luxury Tampa Homes

A new real estate trend has made its way to the Bay area. Buyers across the country are spending millions of dollars on luxury homes, just to tear them down. Perhaps the most expensive teardown in the surrounding area took place this month when a nearly 7,000-square-foot home in Culbreath Isles, overlooking the Bay, was…

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9 Home-Buying Myths

Before you officially change your status from “renter” to “homeowner,” it’s time to put some serious thought into the future. If you are unknowledgeable about owning a home, it may be tempting to consult friends and family for guidance. Unfortunately, advice backed by good intentions may not be ideal for your current situation. Fortunately, however,…

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Buying or selling? Understanding the Market

All markets are different. Any realtor knows this. But, it often takes an experienced realtor to be in tune with a market’s patterns, to prepare sellers for the process, and to coach buyers into making the best offers for a home in their market. Realtor Joe Lewkowicz, decades of experience have made these tricks of…