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…

Home Value: How to Find Out What Makes it Worth More (Or Less)

Have you ever felt confused about the value of your home? What about its true size? If you think you might be buying or selling in the future, it’s important to have an understanding of how square footage is determined and what factors could change the technical size and/or value of a home. Below, Tampa…

Top 5 Tips for First Time Homeowners

While making your first home purchase can be intimidating, it does not always have to be. Some may say it isn’t true, but buying a home can be very enjoyable and rewarding. The first step to buying a home is to always get pre-approved, and the earlier you start, the better. Finding the right Loan…

How Millennials Are Changing the Housing Market

As millennials, the next generation of homeowners, transition from splitting rent with friends to buying, the housing market will begin to see changes. For many millennials, the rising cost of rent is the best motivation to make the switch from renter to owner. In fact, such a large number of millennials are buying homes that…