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Why are so many Davis Islands families selling their older smaller houses to builders? One reason… the prices.

Posted on: September 22nd, 2023 by , 1 Comment

For a lot of Davis Islands families selling to a builder can be an easy way to get the most money out of a property without having to worry about repairs or updates. This can be especially true if you work with us at because our trusted local builders will also pay for things like commissions and closing costs. To help you understand the market… and ensure you’re getting

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Everything Was All Wet! Mom and Dad Needed a New Place to Live

Posted on: June 4th, 2019 by , 17,793 Comments

The Caspersons weren’t planning to sell their beautiful Bayshore home, but Hurricane Irma put a giant hole in their roof and destroyed one of the rooms…and they needed to sell. The Caspersons faced the additional challenge of deciding where to live. Leona and Frances had spent 43 years in their Tampa home, and had three sons in three different locations: Tampa, Texas, and California. Would they move to a low

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Is Your Buyer… Really a Buyer?

Posted on: March 4th, 2019 by , 13,088 Comments

Imagine this scenario: You’re ready to sell your home. You offer it at a reasonable price and almost immediately, a buyer comes along with a great offer. Excited, you accept the offer and set a closing date. This is really happening! Then, as the closing date looms near, the buyer calls and asks for a 30-day extension… and another extension… and yet another extension. By now it’s been three months

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How to apply for Homestead Exemption in Hillsborough County

Posted on: February 27th, 2018 by , 17,790 Comments

March 1st is the deadline to apply for Homestead and related tax exemptions in the State of Florida and Hillsborough County. Applying for the exemption can be a significant savings of around $800 the first year, and more importantly… any future property tax increases are capped at 3% per year going forward. Here is the form you need to download in order to get started. Application for Homestead Exemptions All

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Tampa Code Enforcement Liens Negotiated from $55,000 to $6,000

Posted on: August 11th, 2017 by , 17,300 Comments

Imagine the stress of having over $55,000 in City of Tampa code enforcement liens on an abandoned property… We helped this seller by getting them a very strong, cash offer from a South Tampa Builder and subsequently worked with our title partners to negotiate those City of Tampa Code Enforcement Liens down to $6,000. In other words, the buyer paid for all commissions, closing costs, and without any attorneys fees

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Five Star Seller Experience

Posted on: July 5th, 2017 by , 17,739 Comments

We are proud that we gave an out of state property owner a very personable experience selling her mother’s house in South Tampa. Find out more about how we can help you get a fair offer from a builder for your South Tampa property. 813-784-4199

Tampa named ‘Healthiest Housing Market’ by Investopedia

Posted on: May 3rd, 2017 by , 17,627 Comments

It can be an exciting time to sell your house, land or teardown in South Tampa. As the housing market continues it’s comeback in our market due to consistent population and employment gains housing prices are continuing to go up according to Investopedia. “Taking the top spot is Tampa. Metro employment is up an impressive 3.1% year over year and has been consistently growing in the 2% to 4% range for

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