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Why You Should List Your Home During the Winter Season

While preparing for the holidays, cooking your Thanksgiving feast, and spending time with your school-free children will take up most of your spare time this holiday season, it is easy to put

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Welcome Scott Davis

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Scott Davis to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Transitioning over to Homeward from Pretty

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Welcome Joselin Torres

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Joselin Torres to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area.Joining Homeward straight from the

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Welcome Brunilda Calderon

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Brunilda Calderon to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Transitioning over from People’s

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The Net Worth of A Homeowner is 44X Greater Than A Renter!

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. Their latest survey data,

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Welcome Troy Button

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Troy Button to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Transitioning over from People’s

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Congratulations Janice Barnard!

Homeward would like to congratulate Janice Barnard on her recent promotion to Director of Business Development.Janice Barnard has been a Realtor with Homeward Real Estate for only one year and

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Welcome Robert Korpak

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Robert Korpak to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Since retiring from Corporate Engineering,

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Welcome Phil Grow

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Phil Grow to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Formally licensed with EasyStreet Realty, Phil

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Welcome Mariana Aristizabal

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Mariana Aristizabal to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Transitioning over from Lombardo

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Welcome Maria Camila Trujillo

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Maria Camila Trujillo to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Joining Homeward after working for

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Welcome Luci Martinez

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Luci Martinez to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Transitioning over from Keller Williams,

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Welcome Lisa Perez

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Lisa Perez to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Transitioning over from Keller Williams, Lisa

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Welcome Laura Keyes

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Laura Keyes to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Transitioning over to Homeward Real Estate

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Welcome Josett Gamble

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Josett Gamble to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Joining Homeward after working for

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Welcome Jama Hopkins

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Jama Hopkins to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Transitioning over from HomeXpress Realty,

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Welcome Helen Shamblin

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Helen Shamblin to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Joining Homeward after working for Keller

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Welcome Desiree Swanz

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome Desiree Swanz to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Born and raised in Tampa, Desiree is

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Welcome David Willison

Homeward Real Estate is excited to Welcome David Willison to their team of highly respected Real Estate Professionals servicing the Greater Tampa Bay Area. Joining Homeward as a brand new agent,

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15 Things You Didn’t Know About The Big Guava

So there was once a businessman named Gavino Gutierrez from New York who went on a quest for wild guava trees. As it turned out, Gutierrez’s quest lead to the vital growth and development of

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Home Inspections and Why They Are Crucial

Stop! Don't fall in love with that house just yet.A typical Home Buying Scenario...You pull up with the realtor and you just have this good feeling come over you. Sure, the yard needs your touch but

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10 Best-Kept Secrets for Buying a Home

Buying Secret #10: Keep Your Money Where It IsIt’s not wise to make any huge purchases or move your money around three to six months before buying a new home. You don’t want to take any

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Millennial Home Buying Trends

Everyone loves dogs!Well, most millennials do anyway, and it’s one of the reasons they’re driving up home sales. They have grown up in a different era that is more aware of the

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Hurricane Prepardness

With an early-active hurricane season this year, many of us have begun to think about our hurricane preparedness, plans, and precautions. To ensure our clients have everything they could

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6 Reasons to Downsize

Downsizing can be hard for those who are accustomed to having ample amount of space. Many concerns are “What will I do with all my stuff?” or “How do I know this would be better

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How Often Should You Scope Out a Potential New Neighborhood?

            Should you scope once a month? Once a week? According to Cathie Ericson, there are different times of day you should visit a home you are looking to.

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Should You Buy a Historic Home?

A house doesn’t gain the level of “Historic” until it meets a number of certain criteria.It must be at least 50 years old.Must have integrity (based on location, design, setting,

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9 Essential Home Painting Tips

 Ready to make your new home your "own"? Painting is one of the most inexpensive ways to do that but don't jump the gun. Here's 9 essential home painting tips to consider first...Wait

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10 Steps to an Easy Move

The key to an easy, peaceful move is organization. To help you get a general idea of what you might forget mid-move, below is a list of 10 tips that should be kept in mind for your moving checklist.

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Date Night in Tampa

Usually, date nights consists of sharing a meal together in some romantic way or another. To help narrow your search for good food and an excellent atmosphere, we've compiled a list of;

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Best Bike Trails in Tampa Bay

Ready - Set - Bike!McKay Bay Nature Park (5.7 Miles) bike trails among 38 acres Tampa, FL includes a .17 mile boardwalk trail through mangroves and mudflats. Located on the east side of 34th

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Real Estate Terms and What They Mean

So, you think you might be ready to buy a home. Along with getting your credit in order, a down payment saved, and pre-approved, you’ll need a little real estate education first. Here are some

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Different Types of Mortgages

When you don’t know much about buying a home, it can seem like there is only one way to do things and only one way to make payments. On the contrary, there are numerous different home loan

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Step-by-Step Relocation Guide for the Tampa Bay Area

Relocating to a new city can be daunting. I know, I just relocated to the Tampa Bay area in April 2017. If possible, it’s ideal to visit the city and surrounding areas as I did, before making

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Experience the City Life in Tampa

Looking for a city lifestyle with minimal traffic? Look no further than Tampa Bay. While some people move to enjoy a more rural lifestyle, the trend of walking through a city atmosphere is something

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How to Buy a Bank-Owned Property

Many buyers that look to purchase bank-owned properties for either investment or as a primary residence are looking for a deal.  But with a decreasing supply of bank-owned properties in Tampa,

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Home Equity 101

What is Home Equity? Home equity is the difference between what your home is worth and the amount you owe on your home. If your home valued at $150,000 and you owe $100,000 on it, then your home

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Creating Curb Appeal

In today’s real estate world, a picture is worth more than a thousand words. The first picture a buyer will see online will be of the front entrance of your house. Knowing how important first

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