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We now have the June Housing Market Statistics for Hillsborough County which includes the city of Tampa. The link above will open the graph of housing sales for June 2010 and will show a more complete picture than the media normally does. You will see there is a graph of homes for sale, one showi...
07/11/2010
Both the House and Senate have passed an extension of the First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit and now it will be given to President Obama for his expected signature. This extension is different than we have seen in the past as it only extends the date the property must close by. It does not allow fo...
07/01/2010
Since June 1, 2010 no new Flood Insurance Policies have been written which has been holding up or cancelling as many as 1,200 home sales per week. That is due to Congress inaction in regard to the National Flood Insurance Program. The federal government requires flood insurance in any area with m...
06/25/2010
Freddie Mac reported that 30-year mortgage interest rates hit record lows of 4.69% this past week. With home prices down and interest rates at record lows, for those with the money, now may be a great time to purchase a home. And of course if you already own a home with a high interest rate you ...
06/24/2010
"Buyer's market" means that the buyers have the upper hand; there's more supply than demand. When it comes to selling your home, it's safe to say that you're competing in one of recent history's toughest real estate markets. This is a true buyer's market, where supply far outweighs demand. So how...
06/17/2010
You don't list your Tampa home for sale on a whim; you don't just decide you don't like the one you have. Selling a home carries significant financial, emotional and family repercussions. Selling your home is one of those life decisions, the ones you discuss with your spouse, look over with profe...
06/12/2010
Harry Reid has called for another three month extension of the First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit. Of course most Realtors, Builders, Lenders, homebuyers who qualify and home sellers with homes that would be a good fit for these buyers love it. Now of course the tax credit is $8,000, so automaticall...
06/11/2010
Freddie Mac reported that 30-year mortgage interest rates hit record lows of 4.72% this past week. With home prices down and interest rates at record lows, for those with the money, now may be a great time to purchase a home. And of course if you already own a home with a high interest rate you m...
06/10/2010
So, you've decided you want to sell your house. You know it qualifies as one of those "ugly houses," but you don't want to do any work to your home. You especially don't want to do major repairs or updates like replacing all the windows with broken seals. You may think that means real estate agen...
06/09/2010
Most of us have purchased an appliance or another product based on the fact that it has the government's "Energy Star Rating." We all see these labels saying that using this product will save us a certain number of dollars a year by using this product. Often the price of the energy star product i...
06/06/2010
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