What is the Real Estate Market Doing?

As a realtor, one of  the most common questions heard is "what is the housing market like". There is never an easy answer, but as we roll into 2018, I wanted to try and attack that question.  Here in the Tampa Bay area, the housing market is pretty good, particularly if you are looking to sell! Tampa Bay ranks 29th in the nation's top 100 markets for 2018. Coming in behind Lakeland, Miami, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Sarasota, but finishing ahead of Cape Coral and Fort Myers.   Sellers According to Darne Blomquist, senior vice president at ATTOM, a real...

Saint Pete Local Secret- Pure Sea Salt

  St. Pete is a treasure trove of little gems known only to the locals. We are setting out to reveal some of these little secrets for those uninitiated with “the Burg”. From quaint glass stores, to craft beers, handmade soaps to our latest find; Sea Salt! Surrounded by oceans, it’s no wonder that Maureen (Mo) Cacioppo, 35, has made a hobby of crafting homemade sea salt into a full time, thriving operation. Currently she has more than 16 flavors and has made a resolution to put out a new flavor each month. Our favorites so far are maple bacon,...