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-Winter Outlook for Tampa Bay Real Estate-

As we gather at holiday parties and year-end events, many locals are discussing the Tampa Bay real estate market.  In terms of the winter outlook for real estate, it may be much like our winter weather – mild but sunny with changing winds.

4 Factors Affecting Tampa’s Real Estate Forecast:

  1. Unlike the extremely hot seller’s market of recent years, the number of home sales began cooling off during fall 2022. Factors like U.S. inflation, Florida’s rising insurance rates, and the global economy are all playing a role in the changing market.
  2. Most notably, economic issues have led to rising mortgage interest rates over the past year, thus, causing home sales to level off from recent years. Fortunately, however, mortgage loan specialists have many different loan programs available for applicants.
  3. Likely, we can expect growth to be much milder than last year’s soaring year-over-year growth rates topping over 20%. Tampa’s median listing prices had propelled to around $430K in September 2022, according to Realtor.com.
  4. On the sunny side of Tampa Bay real estate, homes historically maintain great value. Also, new developments are slated across our region, and job opportunities continue to pop up around the area. Senior living perks are always endless, and our sunny weather provides countless amenities for living the ultimate Florida life around Tampa Bay.

Tampa Bay Homes and Diverse Communities

Naturally, the Greater Tampa Bay area stands out as an attractive market in any real estate climate. Tampa Bay continues to offer a diverse array of welcoming communities plus culture, entertainment, and outdoor adventures in the winter, spring, summer, and fall. It is no wonder why so many retirees, snowbirds, and people of all ages have been migrating to Florida.

As always, the warm gulf waters and area beaches are attracting investors to buy in our region.  Places like Riverview, Wesley Chapel, and other surrounding areas are also seeing a rise in population.  Communities across Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco counties have welcomed new Florida residents into their dream homes, luxury townhomes, and condos.

Moving and Finding the Bright Side in 2023

Simply follow the successful path of others to keep your Tampa Bay real estate outlook bright, whether coming from out-of-state or making an in-town move.

As your Tampa Bay real estate resource, we provide expert booklets with the names of specific service providers recommended by our satisfied customers. Our valuable books of insights could help you – before, during, and after a move. In addition to buying and selling advice, we can help align you with experts in all home matters, from mortgage specialists to local landscapers and contractors.

Contact Dick and Karla Nielsen at 813-294-5786 for help buying, investing, or selling your current Florida home.