Saturday, March 30, 2013

Spring Fair returns to Wiregrass

Spring Fair

Rides, food, and games from April 5-11 when Spring Fair returns to Wiregrass in Wesley Chapel.

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Under $200,000 single family homes HOT HOT HOT market in New Tampa and Wesley Chapel

The hottest price range for single family homes in New Tampa and Wesley Chapel is under $200,000 for non-distressed sales.

New Tampa only has six single family homes listed for sale under $200,000 in MLS that are not distressed sales and start at $179,900.

Wesley Chapel only has thirteen single family homes listed for sale in MLS under $200,000 that are not distressed sales starting at $137,000.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Real estate recovery underway

The National Association of Realtors reported yesterday that home sales have been above year ago levels for 20 consecutive months and that prices show 12 consecutive months of year over year price increases.

Additionally, NAR reports the national median existing home prices for all housing types was $173,600 in February up 11.6 % from February 2012.  In the South, existing home sales were 14.9 % above last February and the median price was $150,500, up 9.3 % from a year ago.  Distressed (Foreclosures and Short Sales) home sales in February accounted for 25 % of the sale in February; 15% were foreclosures, and only 10% were short sales.


Sunday, March 17, 2013

Meadow Pointe multi-purpose building under construction

Meadow Pointe I multi-purpose buiilding
Construction of a new multi-purpose building in Meadow Pointe is underway.  The new building will house the fitness center, CDD office and a lounge area, complementing the other clubhouse facilities.

Monday, March 11, 2013

March 2013 real estate report for Wesley Chapel

For more information on this Wesley Chapel home for sale,
call Russ Perlowski, People's Choice Realty  813-505-7460

Our local MLS has released the February sales information for single family homes in Wesley Chapel.
  • 62% of the reported sales were "normal" sales
  • 38% were "distressed" (Short Sales and REO's/Foreclosures)
Additionally, the average reported sales price was $192,220 with an average sales price/sq. ft. (heated) of $85.96.  The reported sales ranged from $97,000 for a distressed sale in Country Walk to $625,000 for a 5 bedroom, four bathroom, 3 car garage home with pool in Seven Oaks.

Saturday, March 09, 2013

Spring forward one hour tonight

Get your house prepped before putting it on the market this Spring!

Spring is just around the corner and when many homeowners decide to put their homes on the market.  The second biggest mistake home sellers make is not preparing their home BEFORE putting it on the market.

Friday, March 08, 2013

New car wash for New Tampa

Construction of a building for a new car wash, car detail, and oil change is underway in New Tampa on BBD next to Burger 21.

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Positive New Tampa 2013 February real estate stats


The single family home sales real estate statistics for February, 2013 in New Tampa (zip code 33647) show positive trends over 2012 including a decrease in distressed sales (Short Sales and Foreclosures/REO's) and a rise in the median sales price.*

Presently there are about 200 single family homes listed for sale in New Tampa (Zip code 33647).  Only 11% of them are "distressed sales".  List prices range from $139,900. to $2 million.

Additionally, in today's Tampa Bay Times it is reported that Hillsborough County's property values are back on the way up after a 5 year decline.  Link

*Information reported in our MLS deemed reliable but not guaranteed.  Statistics calculated based on reported February sales thru 3/04/13.