"Living in the Real World" ~ Lola's Log

head_left_image

Is it TRUE?! It's Time to Buy in Tampa Bay?

According to Times staff writer James Thorner in an article published July 25--Tampa Bay is indeed the #1 Spot to buy a home.  One month after Forbes.com published Top Home Buyers' Markets - Forbes.com, our own local newsman states:

  • "Because of our area's overall strong, growing economy and comparably modest housing prices, Forbes calls Tampa-St.Petersburg-Clearwater a prime bounce-back market," citing data compiled by Forbe's Matt Woolsey from Economy.com and the National Association of Realtors.

Is it time to rejoice and put up our waders?  James thinks so, saying: "Tampa Bay home prices should bottom out in the first quarter of 2008, once the region burns off excess inventory from speculators who went hog wild in 2005."

Okay, James, you called it!  Buyers, COME ON OUT!  We're ready for you--look at all that Inventory!

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Tampa Bay Real Estate - Suncoast Homes for Sale in St. Petersburg|Tampa|Clearwater|Palm Harbor|Trinity|Gulf Beaches|Safety Harbor|Crystal Beach|Ozona|Oldsmar. By Referral Only means telling someone you care for about someone you respect~ Please Don't keep Me a Secret!

Contact Me

 FILL OUT THE:

EASY ONLINE FORM

Thanks for your interest, and best wishes in your home search.

For more Tips and strategies if you are facing foreclosure-check my website

 

Facing Foreclosure?
GET GOOD ADVICE
FREE INFORMATION


Pinellas County Short Sales

> Search Pinellas Homes FREE

How To Buy
3, 4 or 5 Bedroom
BANK OWNED HOMES

Click Below
Pinellas Bank Owned Homes

 

 

 

 

Join Active Rain

 

 

 

Regards,
Loretta J. Buckner
Your "Real" Estate Consultant for Life
www.RealWorldPropertiesInc.com
727-656-6206

Comment balloon 3 commentsLoretta Buckner • July 25 2007 08:28PM
Is it TRUE?! It's Time to Buy in Tampa Bay?
share
According to Times staff writer James Thorner in an article published July 25--Tampa Bay is indeed the #1 Spot to buy a home. One month after Forbes. com published Top Home Buyers' Markets - Forbes. com our own local newsman states: "Because… more
3276 49th Ave. N, St. Petersburg, FL | Tampa Bay | Suncoast
share
Call St. Petersburg HOME! Welcome to quiet shaded streets and well-kept lawns, less than a half hour from downtown St. Pete Tampa or MacDill AFB This lovely home has been updated in the best of taste, ready for just the right family to move… more
Hernando County Annual Bowling Extravaganza
share
ActiveRain Bowlers in and around the Spring Hill area: the Hernando County Sheriff's Office is sponsoring its 7th Annual Bowling Extravaganza to benefit Y. E. S. (Youth Education Services) on Saturday, July 28th at 1PM (registration is at Noon) at… more
808 61st Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, Florida 33703 Edgemoor Estates
share
Loretta J Buckner | Baith Real Estate, Inc. | 727-452-0023 61st Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL Price Reduced ~ This lovely cottage is not to be missed! ~ A wonderful neighborhood, less than a block from Foch Lake. 2 Bdrm Single Family House… more
Another Quickie or Two… Part Deux
share
The latest installment in: "Cheap's Good, Free's Better" within a tank of gas from Tampa Bay, Florida STARgazing : Cocoa Beach-Astronaut Memorial Hall Friday & Saturday nights the Brevard Astronomical Society hosts… more
2007 Heartwalk - The Heart'Beats' again!
share
OK, I promise this will be my only plug here, but I am attempting to garner early support for one of my favorite charities, the American Heart Association which this is the Second Annual Nature Coast Heartwalk for my champion team: the Heart… more
A Penny for Your Thoughts (another quickie-ha! )
share
OK, here's the greatest cash-flow system I have EVER heard of: You offer everyone you know or come across in your daily routine a "penny for your thoughts, " offering them the proverbial penny. When they then give you their 2 cents worth,… more
Live Life
share
When I read this on the By Referral Only website, I had to pass it on, but since it was so long I decided I would break it up and send it out via email to a select group of my email contacts. I've been doing this for a couple of weeks now, and the… more
Treo? Palm? Blackberry? HELP!?!
share
I know there is probably a blog on this somewhere, and I will look for it when I have more time, but in the meantime--can anybody help me figure out which of these to consider? I need something Supra -capable, and want something not-too techie (I… more
How About a Quickie? First in a Series (or: Cheap is Good, Free is…
share
Only a tank (or less) away from Tampa Bay are many place to explore, learn, see, do… for less than the cost of a weekly Starbucks coffee. Here are some ideas: The Butterfly Rainforest Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville -… more