This spring’s New Tampa housing market continues to reflect most of the trends that have held sway across much of the nation. There is good news, not-so-good news, and (happy to report) no really bad…

New Tampa’s spring selling season is underway! Okay—it’s understandable if that seems like a somewhat premature announcement, but it is verifiable from any number of sources. Never mind that this year, spring doesn’t officially arrive…

Here’s an instant spot quiz— (see what comes to mind within a second or two): If you decide to sell your New Tampa home, if you had a crystal ball, what’s the most important detail…

When interviewed following the successful close of their home’s sale, a convincing majority of homeowners say that one of the most decisive factors came early on: choosing the right real estate agent. The reasons given…

Everyone who owns a rental property in New Tampa makes a continuing management decision concerning how much of the day-to-day operational responsibility to outsource. Some are inclined to tackle the nuts and bolts of tenant…

It’s hard to imagine anyone in New Tampa who hasn’t been hearing worried Wall Street commentators discussing the latest news. Starting with the worst January performance on record, even people without a lot of affected…

“Location, location, location!” is one of the few proclamations which needs no verb, no adjective, no preposition to fully communicate its message. Everyone in New Tampa understands—and usually agrees with—its meaning: The location [of something]…

The way the ‘curb appeal’ phenomenon applies to a New Tampa home for sale is explained simply enough. Like the packaging on a store shelf item, its mission is to break through the competition—to strike…

Sure, even the idea of homeownership is appealing for all of the traditional emotional and lifestyle reasons. Having proprietary control over your family’s center of operations is a goal for most New Tampa residents—just as…

Especially this time of year—and even more especially when New Tampa’s weather turns grisly—common sense would seem to lead any homeowner planning to sell their New Tampa home this year to hold off for the…