AppraisalsWhat exactly is a real estate appraisal? It is simply an opinion, or estimate, of the value of a particular property. A qualified person gives an evaluation of what that piece of real estate is worth. So who is this “qualified person”? There are two trade organizations, The Appraisal Institute and the National Continue reading

Tampa Real(i)ty

Tampa Real(i)tyJust last month, December 2007, almost 2,000 homes were sold in Tampa Bay area averaging at $197,000, this was a decline from over 3,000 homes sold the same time in 2006 and indicates a 38% decrease as well as a 6% decline in the average price. Tampa Bay real estate buyers Continue reading