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Breaking news for Pinellas residents regarding FEMA flood maps!

FEMA is getting closer to implementing new flood maps.  Although the appeals process has already started in Hillsborough County, it has not begun in Pinellas County.  The 90-day appeals process starts on May 2nd.  Please see the articles below for more information, check to ensure that your flood zone is or is not changing, and…

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Vote “Yes” on Amendment 2!

This election cycle, many amendments are being voted on.  Some of them are controversial, of course, but there is one that’s easy to support – Amendment 2.  What does it do?  It preserves the decade-old 10 percent cap on annual increases of non-homestead property taxes. If it doesn’t pass, Floridians are looking at a $700+…

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Great Staging is the Key to Success for Pet Owners Selling a Home

Photo via Pixabay Article courtesy of Cindy at Dog-Friends When it’s time to sell a house, pet owners face unique challenges. No matter how endearing your pets are to you, potential buyers rate them as some of the top off-putting issues. So how do you get a good price for your home and sell it quickly? Great…

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“Single Family Homes in the Air” to be Built on Bayshore

“Another high-rise on Bayshore, what’s the big deal?” You might ask.  Developer Taub Entities has asked the city of Tampa to rezone a site slightly under an acre to build a 17 story condominium tower on Bayshore.  The difference, in this case, is that each unit is larger than a lot of single-family homes.  Fourteen…

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Taking a Stand

One of the best aspects of my career as a real estate broker is being an advocate for others; our clients, our agents, and our community. Yesterday brought about a unique opportunity to advocate for a buyer client who was about to get ripped off with excessive title fees, unbeknownst to them. The lender, a…

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Five reasons you should hire Agentry to manage your rental

Five reasons you should hire Agentry to manage your rental: 1. Convenience – Your time is valuable, and hiring a professional gives you more of it to do what’s important, such as taking care of your family, or furthering your career. 2. Expertise – Hiring a real estate professional is invaluable.  Benefit from our knowledge;…

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Agentry spells “Engagement” backwards

OK, you’re right, it doesn’t.  It’s actually “Ytrnega.” That doesn’t change the fact that being engaged is one of our most important values. Being part of the community is important to us, and just this week our team has been involved with the PACE Center for Girls, Big Brother Big Sister of Tampa Bay, and…

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Tampa, FL – The Healthiest Housing Market?

There is no doubt that the greater Tampa real estate market has recovered significantly from the market downturn during the Great Recession.  Some sub-markets have eclipsed the 2005/2006 peak, while others have not.  Many homeowners who found themselves owning property that had depreciated dramatically are very happy to see that values are back.  However, is…

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Tampa Takes Top Spot in Healthy Housing Market Index

You may have noticed that real estate is recovering from the Great Recession, and that house prices are on the rise.  While there is still a lot of growth required to make a full return, Tampa is faring better than other markets.  The Greater Tampa Bay area has been named the country’s healthiest housing market.  …

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