Knowing how much homes similar to yours, called comparable sales (or in real estate lingo, “comps”) sold for gives you the best idea of the current estimated value of your home. The trick is finding sales that closely match yours. What makes a good comparable sale? Your best comparable sale is the same model as […]
Archives for May 2011
Previously I’ve lamented about the inaccuracies of Zillow’s “Zestimate”. Here in Tampa Bay, the Zestimate’s margin of error is about 14.6%. That’s because there is no way a Zestimate can tell if a home has upgrades or not, has an amazing view, versus a neighboring home that does not – it simply takes an average. […]
Perhaps even Jack Nicholson needs to read our Tips on the Top 5 Reasons Your House Hasn’t Sold! Check out this Realtor.com video about the actors overpriced pad in Malibu. Thinking of selling your home? Contact us today for some expert advice on Tampa Bay’s real estate market.
I remember when Grand Central was first built and the units were upwards of $300,000-$400,000! How things have changed! Check out the latest pricing for this Channelside hotspot. These condos qualify for conventional financing with 20% down through Home Banc currently, so call us today for a private showing of the available units and get […]
2010-2011 Pricing and Inventory History – courtesy GTAR Every month, as Realtors, we receive statistics from the prior month from the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors. We thought our readers might be interested in some of the April stats. In April there were 1,983 homes sold in Greater Tampa Bay. By comparison in March there […]
The following article was released May 12th and we wanted to post it in its entirety. President Obama said that struggling homeowners need even more help from the banks, in a CBS town hall that aired Thursday. Calling housing “the biggest headwind on the economy right now,” Obama broached two relatively new ideas for the […]