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Brenda.beal, Home Buyer in Tampa, FL
Brenda.beal answered:
Moving to Tampa for 3 years.
My recommendation is to Buy and after 3 years, sell if you need to. After 3 years, you will be paying more for rent and they constantly go up yearly. Mortgage is steady and the housi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 4, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Tampa
Sue Archer R…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Sue Archer Reynolds answered:
we are from out of state. Clueless of Tampa area. Looking for a good suburban area, young growing family. My husband will commute to USF hospitals.
I agree with the other respondents. Rent first, then buy. You mention that you have a young family. If schools are important to you I might check out areas based on the schools in diffe ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Apr 17, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Tampa
Budd Morris, Real Estate Pro in saint petersburg, FL
Budd Morris answered:
Ive been leasing for almost a year now and i am looking for a nice apartment or house near 301 or Faulkenberg. I like Brandon but it seems overcrowded
Brandon is growing so is Riverview . There are a lot of foreclosure's in this area.st sold a great one in a gated community.
We would ,love to help
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 13, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Tampa Palms
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
Is it better to rent in the Tampa Bay area?
Should I rent or buy a home? There are a number of calculators on the Internet to help you reach a decision, but some get quite complicated and others do not factor in necessary inform ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 17, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Tampa
Alison (Rowe)…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alison (Rowe) Connors answered:
What is the most cost efficient housing option for a college student?
I always consider buying a more financially smart decision if you can find a home that is affordable and a good deal. Especially if you plan to get a job after you finish college you w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 13, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 33634
Steve (888)…, Other/Just Looking in 33496
Steve (888) 662-4404 answered:
Does Tampa offer a lease to buy option or my real question. Does anyone still rent homes anymore?
This can be a great option for many who can't buy right now but would like to secure a deal at these current low prices.The problem is, many realtors will claim these options are not av ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 14, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Tampa
Luann Collins, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Luann Collins answered:
I live in Baltimore and am relocating to Tampa for a job. I would like to know where the safest areas are to live for a single older woman.
Hello. I like the North Tampa- Tampa Palms Area. I moved from Fort Myers to Tampa this winter, am a Realtor and a Student at USF. The opportunities to get involved with the universit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 5, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Tampa
Erek Kirsten, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Erek Kirsten answered:
Do you handle rent to own homes? And if so, what is the process. I am interested
We do. Like anything else, in order to be of superior service, we would need to know as much about your situation as possible. You go on from there.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 23, 2013 Rent vs Buy in 33614
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
Condo vs. Single Family House?
daneliamunguia, this greatly depends upon what lifestyle you are seeking. There are different types of condos. The most familar style is a unit situated in a mid rise or high rise. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 1, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Tampa
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
Should one Rent vs Buy near MacDill Air Force Base?
Rafi Footeman, Sounds like he needs something in a hurry. Financing will take 30 to 45 days not realistic. Finding a rental seems most practical, there may be short term housing avai ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 13, 2012 Rent vs Buy in 33616
Erek Kirsten, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Erek Kirsten answered:
Do you have rent to own,are lease with option?
Yes, Ellis, and either way can build equity at lightning speeds compared to the snail’s pace of a conventional loan. You also have a real person on the other side of the table w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 28, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Tampa
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
Planning on moving to Tampa in 2013. Looking for safe place to live for single older female. Nor sure if I will rent/buy.
Annette, in 2013 the real estate market will be completely different than today. To begin researching the area, go to City-Data.com (tampa). There you will find oodles of information ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 3, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Tampa
Eric Odum,  in Tampa, FL
Eric Odum answered:
Need a Commercial Realtor in Tampa, FL.
Hi Jim, we focus on commercial real estate only. We are located in Downtown Tampa and are very close to your location. Let me know if we can help.

Cheers!

Eric Odum
813.514.10 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 19, 2010 Rent vs Buy in Tampa
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