I'm living in NJ, but we went to move next year to Tampa.We need some advices about the area.We have a song.He is 4 year old.He needs great schoo.

Asked by Mariaperez_247, Tampa, FL Sat Sep 8, 2012

First, we want to rent and later buy a house.Please mys question is where is the best school.Second,aparment for rent.Third, nice place to live.

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Alma Kee, Agent, Tampa, FL
Sat Sep 15, 2012
Good idea to rent first. You should rent in an apartment complex that allows you to break your lease if you buy a house. If you take the risk with renting from an owner you must verify every month if the property is in pre foreclose. Even if the owner is current on his mortgage he may decide to do a short sale and then you gave to allow realtors and their buyers to traipse through!

Best to keep it simple and lower risk of foreclosure and rent in a complex..until you're ready to buy.

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Mary Ann Pas…, , Tampa, FL
Sat Sep 8, 2012
New homes in the Tampa area are now at great prices. My advice? Do not rent. Prices are going up and you will miss out.
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Jason & Jen…, Agent, Lutz, FL
Sun Feb 1, 2015

Have you relocated yet? Have you checked out the schools in Wesley Chapel and Land O lakes? Let me know if you need assistance.
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Ashlee King, Home Buyer, South Nebraska, Tampa, FL
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Hi! Have you located a home for your family? Please feel free to contact me if you are still looking!
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Jonathan Rob…, Agent, Lewiston, ME
Sun Sep 15, 2013
That is a good question feel free to call me anytime. I am here to answer all the the questions I can.

Thank you,

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Rentals Gone…, Agent, Washington, DC
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Hello Maria,

We have a team of professional relocation specialists and would love to help you with your move.

Please just tell us what you're looking for. We can live chat, talk over the phone or just email.

Kindest regards,

The RGW Team.

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Brandon Rimes…, Agent, Tampa, FL
Fri Apr 12, 2013
As a single dad and Realtor/Owner of La Rosa Realty Tampa I understand your concerns and can empathize with your situation. I would recommend renting first to get a feel for the market and remember everything is negotiable (all terms), so please let us know if we can help with that aspect. I am a certified negotiation expert Realtor and can help you with that. The South Tampa Area is the best in terms of Hillsborough Schools but more expensive, much of your decision depends on your budget. Also, generally speaking Pinellas County school system is traditionally better. I also blog about these topics:
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Dwight A. Mc…, Agent, Brandon, FL
Sat Sep 15, 2012
There are good schools all over Hillsborough County. I recommend looking into renting in the Suburb community of Brandon. It’s faster to get to various locations in Tampa from Brandon via the Selmon Expressway than it is from some locations inside the city. Here are some links to help you with information on the school grades for 2012.

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Franches Sch…, Agent, Tampa, FL
Wed Sep 12, 2012
Hi Maria,
There are great schools in zipcode 33626 (west side of Tampa, Westchase Countryway). The aparment rental rates are much lower in such zipcode, than many other areas in South Tampa.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any more questions.
Franches Schnell, Realtor
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Brandon Rimes…, Agent, Tampa, FL
Tue Sep 11, 2012
South Tampa, West Chase, Carrollwood, Palm Harbor are all pretty nice areas with great school zones. Rent prices will vary also.

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Nancy Santac…, Agent, Tampa, FL
Mon Sep 10, 2012
The public schools in South Tampa are great! Roosevelt Elementary and Gorie Elementary are very good schools. There are a lot of good private schools in the area too. South Tampa is close to downtown Tampa, beautiful Bayshore Boulevard, Childrens Musems, The Florida Aquarium, Great Resturants, shops, shoping and the Airport. It is about 35/40 minutes to the beach. For rentals you may want to check on Craigs list for condos or homes for rent. I would also be glad to set up a seach for you on my website DiscoverFloridaRealEstate.com. Feel free to call me i have lived in South Tampa for 18 years and am familure with your school options. Hope this helps. You can reach me at 813-417-4805 if you have any questions about the area.
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Dennis Lockh…, , Saint Petersburg, FL
Mon Sep 10, 2012
If you are looking for the St. Petersburg, St. Pete Beach, or Treasure Island area. I would be glad to help you. Not working in Tampa. I have rentals available now. For more information feel free to call me at 727-204-0275. or email dennis@dennislockhart.com. Helping individuals since 1984 with their real estate needs. Would need more information to ages or grades of children better assist.
Thank you.
Dennis Lockhart
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