Stephanie LeFew's (Tampa Real Estate Market) Blog

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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker, Tampa FL - BK3029088
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Once the price and terms are negotiated and you're under contract for the purchase of your new home, one of the next steps is your mortgage person will order an appraisal to determine that the home is worth at least the contract sales price. We Realtors breathe a lot easier once the appraisal com...
11/12/2015
Earlier this year, one of my buyers was so excited to close on their bank owned home.  The appraisal actually came in $20,000 above contract place.  I am so excited that they got instant equity. We moved quickly on their purchase of this home that was in an area they had been looking at for quite...
11/11/2015
Ybor City is an urban environment where there's a lot going on including swanky restaurants, bars, nightlife. This is a very popular area where millenials want to be.Ybor City is centrally located with great transportation and is one of two National Historic Land Mark Districts in Florida. Here a...
11/09/2015
   When you apply for a home loan, the buyer is asked if they are going to be living in the home.  Lenders want to know if the borrower is intending to actually live in the home that they are buying (primary residence) or whether it's an investment property or second home.  If the home isn't a pr...
11/07/2015
Cute as they are, pets while the home is being shown can be a real distraction and can be a deterrent to those looking to buy the property.  Cat and dog hair and odors can be a real problem to those especially that have allergies; smells can make the home seem older, dirty and can immediately put...
11/05/2015
When considering Do-it-yourself projects, it can be so exciting, creating a better home environment and all the satisfaction that you will feel with each step of the project.  When you step back and take it all in - your completed masterpiece - there's nothing better. Enjoying living in your home...
11/03/2015
First-Time Home Buyer Tips1. Don't just focus on the monthly mortgage payment that you can afford each month. There are also other expenses that you need to think about, like property insurance, taxes, homeowner association dues, utility bills, and maintenance. There are going to be other expense...
10/07/2015
*See Heritage Isles Home Prices - Heritage Isles New Tampa Homes* - Beautiful Golf Community located in the New Tampa area offering golfing, tennis courts, resort style clubhouse, large playground area, large community pool. This search includes affordable homes for sale, short sales listings, b...
01/16/2014
Cory Lake Isles is a wonderful gated community in the New Tampa area in zip code 33647, in in Hillsborough County.  This master planned waterfront community has a 165 acre lake, community boat ramp,  24 hour security, brick paved roads, a lush tropical resort style community, fitness center, tenn...
01/16/2014
*See Live Oak Homes – New Tampa Real Estate* Please let me know how I can assist you in your home search in New Tampa FL and what your time frame is. I am here to work with you at your pace. *See Tampa Homes for Sale - Hillsborough County -  Tampa MLS Listings* Buyer Incentives also – It’s my way...
01/15/2014
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