The Sunshine State Shines Again: Northern Florida’s Best Real Estate Investment Opportunities

Now that the recession has been quelled and overbuilding is no longer an issue, there are some serious real estate growth opportunities in Florida. In South Florida, the prices have climbed back to their original values. In the north, however, particularly Gainesville, Ocala, and Deltona-Daytona Beach, houses are surprisingly underpriced. Those in Osceola, St. Johns,…

The 5 Best Tampa Bay Locations to Purchase a New Home

Buying a home, especially your first, can prove to be a daunting task. Loan officers, interest rates, and the multitude of costs that come with home purchasing can be enough to make buyers feel helpless. To add to all of that, you might not even know where exactly you want to purchase your home, or…

New Year, New Market: Real Estate Tips for 2017

If a new year will mean a new living situation for you, it is important to start preparing now. Whether you’re planning to buy, sell, or rent a new place in the coming months, read the following tips to stay up-to-date on market conditions in the North Tampa area. Don’t wait to buy your starter…

Home Sales in Northwest Tampa Continue to Increase

In welcoming the new year, real estate veteran and Northwest Tampa market expert, Joe Lewkowicz, reflects on the positives 2016 brought to the Tampa Bay area. This year’s continued increase in the number of sales and home prices, coupled with a significant decrease in the number of bank-owned homes, puts Northwest Tampa in position for…

Joe Lewkowicz’s Secrets to Real Estate Success

Joe Lewkowicz is considered an expert authority on the North Tampa Bay real estate market for his personalized customer service and unprecedented ability to get homes off the market in very little time and for the right prices. To help his clients sell their homes, Joe provides them with insider tips and tricks that ensure…

Home Inspections: What are the most Common Issues for Homeowners?

Have you ever wondered what a home inspector focuses on in his or her search? Veteran realtor and North Tampa Bay expert Joe Lewkowicz reflects on some of the most commonly cited issues for home inspections, as he chronicles the inspections of his latest listings. I have just taken stock of the last three home…

Northwest Tampa Market Continues to Improve Year Over Year

The 2016 numbers are in, and the North Tampa market impressed realtors, homeowners, and real estate industry experts yet again! On a continued streak of improvement, the market specifications for this year are broken down by standout realtor and North Tampa veteran Joe Lewkowicz below. Both numbers of homes sold and the median price improved…

10 tips to have an awesome mortgage in 2017

Home sales are sure to increase, and a brand new president will occupy the White House; these are two statements about 2017 that can be said with absolute certainty. When it comes to mortgage rates, however, the predictions are less clear. 2016 saw low rates, but they could rise in 2017; there isn’t room for…