Janeth Rector's Blog Posts

Tampa Bay A Boaters Dream

The Tampa Bay area is a haven for fisherman and draws outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world. Tampa Bay is the largest estuary in Florida with 400 square miles of flats and mangroves teeming

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Where To Live In The South Tampa Area So Many Areas To Choose From

If you are thinking about buying in #South Tampa, the main consideration is what type of home and area you would like to have and live in:South Tampa Area:  The South Tampa area is one of the

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Rentals In Dover Give You Almost Twice The Square Footage

Rent is becoming so expensive these days in the Tampa area, you might want to consider buying rather than renting. It will probably be cheaper. Renting in Tampa is 25% more expensive than buying.

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5 Things To Know About Fishhawk One Of The Most Desirable Neighborhoods

Most people know that #Fishhawk Ranch has some of the top schools in the Tampa area, but few people know that one of Fishhawk Ranch's Elementary schools : Collen Lunsford Bevis Elementary, is a

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The Million Dollar Question Is What To Offer To Get An Accepted Bid For A Property

As an agent over 12 years, a question often buyers ask me is, what is the average discount from the asking price a buyer can offer for a home? My answer to this common question is that there is

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Things To Consider When Buying New Construction

With the real estate market bouncing back, there is a myriad of new construction projects popping up everywhere.  It is important to consider that not all builders are created equally. I

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How To Choose A Real Estate Agent

How to choose a Real Estate AgentBuying and selling real estate is complex and it may be the largest transaction most people do in their lifetime. It is way more than just looking at homes on the

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Take Your Time In Choosing A Lender

In my 12 years of real estate experience, helping my clients chose a lender is in my opinion, one of the most important tasks at hand to assist my clients. Why? Simply because I have seen so many

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Fishhawk West The New Best Thing In Tampa

Fishhawk West is a masterplan which combines the best principles of community planning with the natural features of the property. The community is established by a pattern of neighborhoods

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May Home Prices Rise

S P Case-Shiller Home Price Index: May Home Prices RiseMay home prices rose in all 20 cities tracked by the S&P Case-Shiller 20 City Home Price Index. This was the second consecutive month in

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Home Sales Exceed Projections

National Association of REALTORS - According to the National Association of REALTORS®, existing home sales surpassed both May sales and expectations for June. Sales of previously owned homes

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Dover Tampa Florida Great Neighborhood At Better Prices Than Brandon And Valrico

Dover, Tampa Florida, great neighborhood at better prices than Brandon and Valrico.  Brandon and Valrico are popular areas for Tampa residents looking for suburbs centrally located. ,

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Riverview Florida An Up An Coming City And Great Place For Waterfront Deals

Riverview Florida was voted as No.67 a Best Place to Live by CNNMoney.com. “Golf is big in Riverview, which boasts seven courses located less than 10 miles from the city's center. Golf not your

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Termites in Florida Buyer Beware

According to the State of Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Over 2,000,000 homes in the U.S. will require treatment for termite infestation this year. Here in Florida, where

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Tampa Bay's Parade of Homes Ends March 17th

It is encouraging to see that this year we have had the largest number of entries since 2008 for the Parade of Homes. This might be one more indication the housing industry is on a path to recovery.

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Why Use A Realtor When Buying A Home

Many buyers believe they can negotiate a lower price directly with the listing agent when indeed there are normally no savings of going straight to the listing agent when purchasing a home. 

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