Category Archives: Buyers

Market Cooldown – Here are Your Signs

Market Cooldown - Here are Your Signs

If you are currently in the market to purchase a home, this might be a great time for you to do just that!  Markets are beginning to cool all over the country, which means that more homes are available. If you’re selling, you can also reap the benefits of the cooldown if you have an […]


Tampa Luxury Home Housing Report – November 2018

Tampa Luxury Home Housing Report – November 2018

Today, we are reporting from The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing’s signature event – Leaders in Luxury – where both industry leaders and some of the finest minds in luxury real estate come together to review, network, and anticipate the future of the market. This year’s event focused on addressing the concerns of ‘the winds […]


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Year-over-year property appreciation rates by state

Year-over-year property appreciation rates by state The map illustrates the top states for property appreciation rates year over year. Property appreciation is calculated based on repeat sales of the same properties, which can avoid the problem of trying to account for price differences in homes with varying characteristics. Increasing home prices usually indicate increased demand […]



Tampa Luxury Home Housing Report – October 2018

Tampa Luxury Home Housing Report - October 2018

The luxury market remains steady and pretty much unwavering in this overarching review of the current median price for a luxury home – whether its attached or detached. The most significant trend is that the North American luxury market is decidedly in the buyer’s control, with only a few markets showing a demand that is […]


Empty Nesters – The Perks of Living in a 55+ Community

Empty Nesters - The Perks of Living in a 55+ Community

When confronted with the term “retirement community” many people think of nursing homes or assisted living facilities. But today’s 55+ retirement communities are nothing like the ones of the past.  These age-restricted communities are built for independent living older adults who are ready to downsize and live a more maintenance-free lifestyle.  Whether you have retired, […]


What a Difference a Decade Can Make in Real Estate

Craig Nowicke, a real estate broker based in Carrollwood, gave members of the Rotary Club of Lutz an overview of changing real estate market conditions in Hillsborough County over the last decade. (B.C. Manion) Even the most casual of observers can easily see that housing demand and residential real estate values have rebounded in recent […]




How to Succeed in Real Estate Investing

How to Succeed in Real Estate Investing

Real estate investing can be a great way to make money.  But to be successful at it, you need to do your homework first and make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into.  Here are some tips to help you get started: Choose an experienced Realtor. Finding the right Realtor is critical to successfully […]