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They listened to a Tampa radio show called It's God's Money - then lost all of theirs
Gary Gauthier, host of the former radio show It's God's Money, and partner David Dreslin face trial on charges of bilking nearly 40 Tampa Bay residents out of $6 million.
Published on 12/20/18
Three Tampa Bay suburbs among top 20 nationally in renter growth
Riverview, Lutz and Wesley Chapel are among the top 20 nationally in the growth of renter populations, according to the web site RENTcafe,
Published on 12/14/18
They want to buy your Tampa Bay home for cash - and flip it
As it gets harder to find properties to profitably flip,investors are deluging homeowners with offers to buy their houses "as-is'' for cash.
Published on 12/13/18
Home refinancings jump dramatically in the Tampa Bay area
Bucking a national trend, home refinancings rose 22 percent in Tampa Bay in the third quarter of this year compared to a 11 percent decrease nationally.
Published on 12/13/18
St. Pete panel approves $69-million tower that would replace affordable apartments
St.Petersburg Development Review Commission unanimously approved a 20-story tower that would replace several affordably priced apartment buildings.
Published on 12/07/18
Once destined for the wrecking ball, the Belleview Biltmore is reborn as an elegant boutique hotel
Said to be one of the world's largest wooden structures, the original hotel had so deteriorated by the time JMC Communities bought it several years ago that it was considered beyond saving.
Published on 12/05/18
Tampa Bay home values expected to gain more than the national average in 2019
Experts predicted the bay area would would outperform the nation while eight predicted it would under-perform. That gave Tampa Bay a net score of 1+, among the lowest for metro areas where home-value
Published on 12/04/18
Orlando homebuilder buys big chunks of two Hillsborough County communities
Park Square Homes paid more than $21 million for land in Mirabay in Apollo Beach and FishHawk Ranch in Lithia.
Published on 11/26/18
Updated on 11/29/18
Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik among clients who lost money in collapse of Tampa-based investment fund
James Cordier of Tampa-based OptionSellers says a "rogue wave'' that sent natural gas prices soaring wiped out his hedge fund and perhaps hundreds of millions of clients' dollars.
Published on 11/23/18
What does $155,000 buy in a Tampa Bay house these days?
If you're willing to sacrifice space for price, you might be able to find a nicely remodeled house for $155,000 in Tampa Bay. But forget about finding one in the most sought-after neighborhoods.
Published on 11/21/18
Pinellas home prices soared 13 percent in October as bay area market continued to favor sellers
For the second consecutive month, sales and prices showed healthy year-over-year gains in October as Pinellas County recorded its biggest price jump since January.
Published on 11/21/18
After 32 years in St. Petersburg, Texas Cattle Company steak house has closed
Sales at Texas Cattle Company on 34th Street N in St. Petersburg had been declining for a 10 years as dozens of new restaurants sprang up in the city.
Published on 11/20/18
Do you live in an equity rich area of Tampa Bay? A lot of homeowners do
Of the 96 Tampa Bay ZIP Code areas surveyed, more than half have a higher percentage of equity rich properties than the national average.
Published on 11/13/18
Want to sell your home quickly for cash? Here's a new option for Tampa Bay sellers
Coldwell Banker is teaming up with Home Partners of America on a pilot progam that lets Coldwell sales agents present cash offers to their clients in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.
Published on 11/12/18
Updated on 11/13/18
Tampa Bay homes prices lag in third quarter
According to Florida Realtors, the median price of a single-family home rose to $236,000 in the three months ended in September.
Published on 11/12/18