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April 20, 2017

4 Tips for Buying a Home This Spring

If you are thinking of buying a home this spring, there are a couple of items that you should keep in mind as you buy.  There are several factors working in the marketplace to make buying a new home a bit more challenging but it can certainly be rewarding if you follow these 4 recommendations: … Continue reading “4 Tips for Buying a Home This Spring”

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April 18, 2017

Tips on Buying a New Home No Matter What Stage of Life

What you need to know if you buy a new home in your 20’s, 30’s or 40’s Depending on your age, there are different items to consider when buying a new home.  What you want from a home in your 20’s may differ from what you need in your 40’s.  So here are some great … Continue reading “Tips on Buying a New Home No Matter What Stage of Life”

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April 13, 2017

4 Credit Score Pitfalls that Can Prevent You from Getting a Loan

Everyone knows how important it is to have a good credit score but are you aware of the four credit score pitfalls that can prevent you from getting a loan?  When you are seeking a loan for a new home, it is imperative that your credit score is high but there are some little things … Continue reading “4 Credit Score Pitfalls that Can Prevent You from Getting a Loan”

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April 12, 2017

Easier Driving Routes Possible between Wesley Chapel and New Tampa

The Wesley Chapel and New Tampa areas have been growing fast and with this growth comes lots of traffic congestion.  The good news is there are some potential solutions in the works to improve the roadways and add new connections between these fast-growing suburbs of Tampa. Moreover, they may possibly provide easier driving routes established … Continue reading “Easier Driving Routes Possible between Wesley Chapel and New Tampa”

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April 6, 2017

Top New Tampa Bay Neighborhoods (Part 2)

In our last segment, we described several top new Tampa Bay neighborhoods around the Pasco and Hillsborough county areas.  In this installment, we will continue with more top neighborhoods where Homes by WestBay is either the exclusive or most certainly preferred builder.  With all the growth happening around Tampa Bay, there are so many new … Continue reading “Top New Tampa Bay Neighborhoods (Part 2)”

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April 4, 2017

Top New Tampa Bay Neighborhoods

Tampa Bay is growing fast and with that growth comes several new community developments.  Much of the growth is happening in the south-eastern suburbs of Hillsborough county and in the nearby Pasco county.  These areas have great access to Tampa as well as being located within an hour of Orlando with all its theme parks.  … Continue reading “Top New Tampa Bay Neighborhoods”

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March 30, 2017

Relocating to Tampa? Here’s what you need to know!

First of all, congratulations on relocating to Tampa! It is a wonderful area with lots of great weather and fun things for everyone to do…year round.  If you have been a visitor here in the past, then you know that we have theme parks, a vibrant arts and cultural scene, water all around us and, … Continue reading “Relocating to Tampa? Here’s what you need to know!”

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March 29, 2017

Key Financial Scores to know when Buying a New Home

There are some many different decisions that you need to make when you are buying a new home… how big of a house you need, which neighborhood to live in, and whether you want granite or quartz countertops.  These are all great options to consider as you start your new home search in Tampa, but … Continue reading “Key Financial Scores to know when Buying a New Home”

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March 24, 2017

Why Spring is the Best Time to Buy a New Home

Anyone that has worked in real estate or spent any time looking for a new home understands that Spring is considered the best time to buy a new home.  While there are several reasons, the biggest rationale is that more homeowners put their homes up for sale during the Spring months than at any other … Continue reading “Why Spring is the Best Time to Buy a New Home”

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March 21, 2017

The Cost of Renting vs Buying a New Home

It is an ongoing argument about which is better… renting vs buying a new home.  Depending on your current situation, you can make a strong case for either side.  Renting makes sense if you cannot sock away enough for a down payment on a new home.  It also is better to rent if you move … Continue reading “The Cost of Renting vs Buying a New Home”

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