Tampa Real Estate Blog

  • A Hurricane Is Coming: Are You Ready For It?

    As the Tampa Bay community is preparing to deal with the potentially damaging winds and rain related to the severe storms heading this way, local officials want everyone to remember that preparedness is key.  Depending on the severity of the storm, residents might experience utility interruptions, blocked or flooded roads, and other inconveniences. The list below is intended to help Continue Reading

  • South Tampa Home Remodels (Before and After)

    I have had the pleasure to work with investor clients over the past year who have been buying and renovating homes around the Gandy Blvd area of South Tampa. The transformation on these homes is incredible! The neighbors appreciate the increasing property values, and buyers have more options to choose from when trying to find a truly move-in ready home Continue Reading

  • 2015 Mortgage Rates Still Low

    The average national mortgage rate as of June 2015 is at 3.87 percent.  Compared to historical trends, this is still very low. Mortgage rates began being tracked in 1971, with rates as high as 18.63 percent in the early 1980s to a low of 3.20 percent in late 2013.  If you are thinking about purchasing a home or refinancing, this Continue Reading

  • What Not To Do During Your Mortgage Loan Process

    You find the perfect home.  Negotiations take place and the seller takes your offer!  Don't get too excited yet... Now begins the underwriting of your mortgage loan. Here is a quick list of what you should not do until you close on your home. Your mortgage lender will thank you (and me)! For more great tips and useful information, sign Continue Reading