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Luxury South Tampa CondosSouth Tampa has a whole lot to offer home buyers, and it’s certainly a location that’s among the most highly sought-after by anyone looking for a new place to live. Offering a laid-back residential feel while also being close to downtown, South Tampa almost provides the best of both worlds, which is just one of many reasons why it remains so desirable.

Another element to the South Tampa real estate market that helps make it so appealing is all the different options prospective home buyers have to choose from, ultimately allowing anyone with nearly any budget an opportunity to call this wonderful neighborhood home.

If you happen to be in the market for a new luxury, condo, however, South Tampa is a great place to begin a search thanks to it also being home

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Tampa is a thriving city when it comes to culture and the arts, and its residents certainly reflect this in so many different ways. As “artsy” people ourselves, we’re always keeping an eye out for ways to support local artisans, craftsmen, and entrepreneurs, especially around this time of the year when the holiday season is in full swing.

With the emergence of social media and terrific e-commerce websites like etsy.com, it’s become much, much easier for artists to showcase and sell their work, not to mention easier for people like us to buy it as well. And as Realtors, it’s also fun to imagine what might look good in certain homes or condos we preview, or keep up with all the latest in-home decor trends for our own home too.

So whether you’re thinking

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There’s certainly been a lot of noise about Bitcoin recently—you know, the cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system that’s now famous for being the first decentralized digital currency in the world. In fact, Bitcoin is actually starting to become so mainstream that a number of U.S. states have already changed or adapted new laws that allow the digital technology to be used for buying and selling property.

But while we’re still years or maybe even decades away from seeing significant changes in how digital currency and the real estate industry coincide, select real estate companies have already begun experimenting with accepting cryptocurrencies for rental payment, or to buy properties outright.

As recently highlighted in The Wall Street Journal,

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Virginia Park Homes For SaleWith a coveted location in South Tampa, the well-established, Virginia Park neighborhood is filled with historic homes and tree-lined streets. In fact, it’s quite common to find a number of restored homes and properties in this quaint community, where towering trees and plentiful green space only add to the allure for long-standing and prospective resident alike.

From picturesque single-family homes that have been carefully maintained and preserved, to more modern condos and townhomes, you’ll easily find a number of residential options to fit your needs within Virginia Park. Several mid-century ranch-style homes exist in the community, complete with large lots and plentiful upgrades. Meanwhile, you’ll also find cozy bungalows, ideal for those interested in

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Sell Your Tampa Home Over the HolidaysThe holiday season is a festive time of the year that’s often spent with family and friends, and hardly a time when you want to be thinking about the stress of selling a home, or potentially even moving once your home is inevitably sold. 

But despite the widespread belief that spring and summer are the best times to sell a home, the holiday season can actually be a terrific time to put your home on the market, and here’s why: 

Buyers Are Motivated 

Just like for home sellers, the holiday season also isn't an ideal time to be out shopping for a home, so anyone who specifically takes time out of their holiday schedule to attend an open house or preview your home is probably a pretty serious buyer.

Less Seller Competition 

With the spring and

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It’s certainly no secret that Culbreath Isles is one of Tampa’s most sought-after neighborhoods, offering luxury home buyers everything they could want in a new place to live. Named after the Culbreath family, who first arrived in Tampa following the Civil War, Culbreath Isles is one of those rare locations in town that truly has it all from a lifestyle standpoint. 

But to simplify just some of what this stunning, one-of-a-kind neighborhood has to offer, here’s a quick look at 3 things to expect when searching Culbreath Isles homes for sale: 

There’s Usually a Limited Inventory 

Given Culbreath Isles only has a population of around 600 people, it’s unlikely you’ll find an overwhelming number of available options and opportunities. Furthermore,

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Holiday Season Events and Festivals in TampaClear your calendars! The holiday season is almost upon us and there's certainly plenty of events and festivities going on in the Tampa area to keep you busy all throughout the rest of the year. Featured below is our comprehensive guide to holiday season events in the Tampa area in 2017, and if you noticed anything we missed, please let us know in the comments section so we can add it to the list!

Nov 17-Jan 5

The fun kicks off with the annual Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. Right along the riverwalk, the park comes alive with the sights and sounds of the holiday season, making for a fun outing for those of all ages. You’ll find the only outdoor ice skating rink in Downtown Tampa here, plus a café and shopping, showcasing pop-up

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Whether you’re a foodie at heart or just someone who likes to casually dine-out occasionally, it’s always fun to try new places that either just opened up or that you’ve never been to before. Over the past summer, a variety of new restaurant openings hit the Tampa area, and a few that definitely caught our attention over the last couple months.  

So the next time you’re hungry and feel like venturing out, give one of these new spots a try and let us know what you think!

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar

Known most for its use of sustainable, organic, and healthy ingredients, Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar only just expanded down into Florida last winter with the opening of the Delray Beach location. Now, there’s also a location over at the

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Hyde Park Neighborhood Filled with fashionable homes, high-end shopping and dining and featuring sweeping views of the waterfront, there are multiple reasons why you’ll love calling Tampa’s Hyde Park neighborhood home.

This historic neighborhood is not only close to the downtown area, but boasts a bay front location, making it easy for locals to hit the jogging trail running right along the water, or simply go for a comfortable stroll, admiring the views along the way. Running a full 4.5-miles along Bayshore Boulevard, the accompanying sidewalk is a popular spot too for biking, dog walking or just soaking up the sun in this beautiful neighborhood.

The historic homes that fill Hyde Park are just as impressive as the scenery, with plenty of curb appeal to invite new and

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Mediterranean Style Homes For SaleIf you’re in the market for one particular style of home, Tampa provides a wealth of options. Mediterranean-style homes are prevalent in certain Tampa neighborhoods, and we found some of the best at home in three particular areas of town.

Beach Park

Filled with towering Oak trees and winding streets, the Beach Park neighborhood is a true gem when it comes to Tampa area real estate. First developed in the 1920s, the neighborhood is known for its large lots and extremely desirable homes.

In fact, a majority of the first homes in the neighborhood were constructed with Mediterranean-style design elements in mind, from terracotta roofs to stucco exteriors. It’s also common to find plenty of decorative tile used throughout the homes, complimenting the

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