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5 Simple Steps towards Home Buying

Fall in Florida is an opportune time for home buying.  Not only is the weather perfect for tours and showings, but purchasing a home before the end of the year allows homebuyers to qualify for money-saving Homestead Exemptions and other tax…
Florida Real Estate
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5 Trends in Florida Real Estate News

The summer is heating up around the Greater Tampa Bay Area, and the state of Florida has become a hotbed of real estate activity.  In addition to continued economic growth and a booming construction industry, there have been several news headlines…
Tampa Pet
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4 Easy Donation Items for Pet Shelters

Did you know there are items around your home to give to local pet shelters?  Most people know shelters and rescue centers are always in need of monetary donations and fresh food supplies, but there are also household items you could donate…
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Six Spooktacular Tampa Events!

Tampa’s Halloween season is in full swing with an array of events and activities for all ages.  Our local bakeries are serving up tempting treats and pumpkin delights, while community centers and clubs across the Greater Tampa Bay Area are…
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Four Ways to Enjoy a New Neighborhood

Do you want to know the fastest ways to fit in a new neighborhood? We have four simple tips for you.  Whether you are transitioning to a new section of Tampa, or you are making a big move across state lines to our Florida Gulf Coast, here are…
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Fall into Florida Life!

October is here, and it’s officially fall, Floridians.  It is time to grab an iced-pumpkin-spice latte and head outside to enjoy the weather.  Of course, we do not get to enjoy sweaters and hot drinks just yet, but we certainly can embrace…
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Real Estate Value & Climate

Entering the fall months of 2017, Americans are seeing fluctuations in weather – especially as we have seen recently and real estate values. As full-service real estate professionals, it’s our job to frequently research the U.S. market trends…
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Got Plans This Memorial Day? Now You Do!

The Greater Tampa Bay Area will soon be hosting Memorial Day activities and celebrating the launch of summer.There are many local happenings and outdoor activities to enjoy before Florida’s dreaded rainy season.Here’s a sampling of upcoming…
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Tampa Area Market Trends

Fellow Floridians, we remain positioned for an exciting year in real estate.  It’s been a long climb, but Tampa Bay’s real estate market is back on top. According to a Zillow report from late February 2017, Tampa ranks third as the nation’s…
Spring Tampa
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Events & Festivals Springing Up in Tampa

We hope you are enjoying this fresh feeling of springtime. Flowers are blooming and the Tampa Bay area is buzzing with events and festivals from Bayshore to the Gulf shores.  In addition to baseball games and golf events throughout our area,…
Holidays, Lights, Tampa
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A Special Holiday Wish To You

As the Christmas & Hannukah Holidays approach, we want to extend our warm wishes and many thanks for continuing to work with us and, most importantly, the great sustaining relationships we've made with you. We pride ourselves on providing…
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Holiday Spirit is Alive Around Tampa!

The Greater Tampa Bay area is celebrating the holidays with twinkling lights, festive activities, and charitable opportunities.  We hope you will get out and enjoy all that our area has to offer this season. We’ve compiled a small sampling…
Community, Style
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4 Great Ways to Navigate a NEW Neighborhood

Whether you’ve moved to a different section of the Tampa Bay area, or you’re a brand new resident of the state of Florida, there is plenty to learn when settling into a new neighborhood.  Searching the aisles of a different supermarket,…
Pets Home
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How to Enjoy Halloween 2016!

The Tampa Bay area will be celebrating Halloween this year with more events than Count Dracula can count.  We all know about the highly publicized Howl-O-Scream at our beloved Busch Gardens and Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando,…
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Make Room for the Outdoors

Snowbirds flock to Florida every fall for a good reason – because we have wonderful weather. What better way to enjoy it than to create outdoor living spaces for your family, friends, and pets. We believe an enhanced exterior space can be…
Fall Florida Homes
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Autumn Sporting Activities Abound!

This week marks the beginning of autumn, and the surrounding Tampa Bay area is celebrating the season with numerous outdoor activities and sporting events.  If you’ve been cooped up inside all summer, it’s time to come out and enjoy autumn…
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New Listing-Come See What Privacy, Peace & Quiet Looks Like

This 4/3.5 pool home with big bonus room and 3 car tandem garage is located on nearly 1/3 acre in “Wilderness Lake Preserve” on a non through street with conservation and water on 3 sides.  Only 1 neighbor! Lovely upgrades include dark…
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Are You Applying For A Mortgage?

Here’s A List of What To Do and What NOT To Do! If you are currently applying for a mortgage, then you may already know that there are several steps that you can take to help expedite the process. But you may not realize that there are certain…
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Looking for Some Local, Boutique Coffee Shops in Carrollwood & Lutz?

Yes, They Do Exist & Here Are a Few of Our Top Picks! Here’s a little run down on some of the best little coffee shops that you might not have heard about yet. But chances are, the word will soon be out about these local gems. Zeal…