Archive for the ‘Should I Sell My House to a Builder’ Category

Selling a Hoarder House in South Tampa

Posted on: November 1st, 2018 by , 2 Comments

Selling a Hoarder House in South Tampa Family members who are tasked with selling a hoarder’s house are often overwhelmed the challenges of dealing with the property. One poster on the DC Urban Mom site wrote. “The house is floor to ceiling stuff, and there are significant leaks and mold in the house (no one knows how bad it is until we clear out some of the stuff).” Thankfully, there

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Stronger Builder Relationships… Stronger Offers from South Tampa Builders

Posted on: October 4th, 2018 by , No Comments

We spent the afternoon at the Tampa Bay Builder Association’s Meet the Builder event… and wanted to share a couple of stories about how maintaining strong relationships with South Tampa Builders has helped us help more families looking to sell a teardown. Relationships with more quality South Tampa Builders are helping us sell more and more lots in higher price points… and to make sure that we can move fast in an

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1031 Exchange – Deferring Capital Gains Taxes

Posted on: July 17th, 2018 by , No Comments

A 1031 Exchange allows property owners to defer payment of capital gains taxes by taking the proceeds from the sale of one investment property, placing them in a special escrow account and purchasing a new property. We helped this property owner get a great price from one of our local builder partners and referred them to a 1031 exchange company that allowed them to roll their profits into another property

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How to Sell the House when Mom or Dad is on Medicaid

Posted on: April 5th, 2018 by , No Comments

How to Sell the House when Mom or Dad is on Medicaid It’s a story I’ve heard all too often… a home remains abandoned year after year… because a family is under the impression that a property can not be sold without jeopardizing long-term care benefits under Medicaid. While it can be a challenge to liquidate a property in this situation, there are a number of strategies that can help families

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Sold Lot #99 – Helping a Homeowner Sell a Teardown in 3 Weeks

Posted on: March 16th, 2018 by , No Comments

Helping a Homeowner Sell a Teardown in 3 Weeks Since 2014, when we started helping homeowners sell small houses, lots, and teardowns to builders in South Tampa we’ve helped a lot of families. In fact, we’ve been going through our records and it looks like we will be celebrating our 100th closed lot in just a few weeks… and today we helped family #70 sell lot #99 to a builder.

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Changes to the City of Tampa Tree Ordinance

Posted on: March 1st, 2018 by , No Comments

Exciting news today at City Hall regarding the Tampa Tree Ordinance The Tampa Bay Builders Association presented an ordinance to amend the City of Tampa Tree Ordinance the code concerning tree removal and replacement. This amendment, shared here, will eliminate protections for trees that prohibit building on smaller residential lots in the City of Tampa. Proposed Amendment – City of Tampa Tree Removal and Replacement Today Tampa City Council passed

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Recent Sale Prices to Builders – North of Kennedy (Between Dale Mabry & Lois)

Posted on: January 25th, 2018 by , No Comments

Recent Sale Prices to Builders North of Kennedy (Between Dale Mabry & Lois) We recently got a comment on one of our blog posts looking for updates on lot and teardown prices North of Kennedy between Lois Ave and Dale Mabry. Denise has a pretty good sized lot there and is hoping to learn more about how much lots are selling for in the area. With that in mind… and

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Working with a Trusted Builder to Sell Your Home

Posted on: January 11th, 2018 by , 2 Comments

Why is it important to work with a trusted builder and South Tampa Teardowns? This family had to close on their new house Friday afternoon. We worked with our title company to make sure the paperwork was completed a day early on Thursday… the sale of the old home was fully funded Friday by one of our trusted builder partners that morning and the money was available for the new

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When a contract is canceled, or a sale fails to close…

Posted on: December 28th, 2017 by , No Comments

When a contract is canceled, or a sale fails to close… It can be a challenging time to figure out what went wrong or what to do next if you’re looking to sell a teardown in South Tampa. Believe it or not, when you decide to sell your South Tampa property you might be approached by ‘buyers’ or ‘investors’ who actually have no intention of taking possession of your property… How

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Should I Sell My House to a Builder in South Tampa?

Posted on: December 21st, 2017 by , 4 Comments

One of the questions I get all of the time is… Should I Sell My House to a Builder? Well… that depends on a number of factors. Some of the questions you need to answer will be personal… other questions will be strictly based on the age, size, & condition of the home. First of all, if you live in the home, you will need a plan of action, once

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