Housing Market Updates

Jan. 17, 2019

Time is Almost Up!

Time is almost up! If you purchased a home in Florida in 2018, you have until March 1, 2019 to file your Homestead Exemption. The links below will guide you to your county's website. If you have any questions, please feel free to call me: 813-321-HOME (4663)

Hillsborough:  ...

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Jan. 17, 2019

Pricing Your Home to Sell!

In today's shifting real estate market, it is more important than ever to price your home to sell. As inventory is beginning to catch up to demand, the strategies used to price your home will need to change. Aggressive pricing may not equate the same result as in the recent ...

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April 6, 2018

10 Reasons To List With A Realtor

 

March 23, 2018

Two Key Strategies to Sell Your Home for the Most Money Possible

All home sellers want to sell their homes for the most money possible. In our current market, even the most savvy homeowners often sell themselves short in their home sale. There are two tried and true strategies proven to glean the most profit when selling your home.

1. Price it ...

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Feb. 20, 2018

Time is Almost Up to File for Your 2017 Homestead Exemption!

If you purchased a home in Florida in 2017 and occupy that home, you may qualify for a Homestead Exemption. This exemption could result in a savings of hundreds of dollars annually on your taxes. However, the deadline is quickly approaching - END OF BUSINESS DAY, MARCH 1, 2018.

If ...

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Feb. 7, 2018

Is it Less Expensive to Buy than Rent in Tampa Bay?

The struggle is real. Do you buy a home right now, or continue to rent? While there are many misconceptions about why a person thinks they should continue to rent - transient job status, inability to maintain a property, afraid to “take a risk” etc. - the overwhelming evidence shows it is ...

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Jan. 26, 2018

If You’re Considering Selling, ACT NOW!!

Definitely an aggressive headline. However, as the final data on the 2017 housing market rolls in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME!

How did we finish 2017?

  1. New-home sales were at their highest level in a decade.
  2. Sales ...
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Jan. 19, 2018

91% Of Homes in Florida Have Positive Equity!

CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that “over the past 12 months, 712,000 borrowers moved into positive equity.” This is great news, as the share of homeowners with negative equity (those who owe more than their home is worth), has dropped more than 20% since the peak in Q4 ...

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June 23, 2017

Gallup: Real Estate is Best Long-Term Investment 4 Years Running

Every year, Gallup surveys Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are given a choice between real estate, stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, or bonds.

For the fourth year in a row, Real Estate has come out on top as the best ...

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June 23, 2017

Are Home Prices Approaching Bubble Territory?

As home values continue to rise, some are questioning whether we are approaching another housing bubble. Zillow just reported that:

“National home values have surpassed the peak hit during the housing bubble and are at their highest value in more than a decade.”

Though that statement is correct ...

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