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Tampa Holiday Season EventsWhile hard to believe for some, the holiday season is in full swing in Tampa, giving locals a chance to enjoy everything from a holiday boat parade to a cozy winter village. Listed below are just some of the holiday season events we're looking forward to most!

Winter Village- Now-January 5

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is the place to go to experience the Winter Village. This Downtown Tampa destination is filled with holiday cheer for those of all ages. The Winter Village wraps up January 5.

Jingle Bell Bazaar - Dec 16

For an entire day of holiday fun, make plans to head to Centennial Park for the Jingle Bell Bazaar. The event includes live music, food for sale and lots of holiday cheer. Even the man in the red suit himself is expected to come

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Luxury High Rise Condos in TampaIf you're planning to be in the market for a new luxury condo in 2019, Tampa has some exciting new construction projects in the works that promise to impress. Here's a closer look at 3 of them...

Virage at Bayshore

While still under construction, the condos of Virage at Bayshore are selling fast. This incredible new property offers up large floor plans with unobstructed views of the bay and downtown. You’ll also find some private elevator access and a lifestyle complimented by an on-site wellness center, a resort-style swimming pool and spa, secure parking and a pet-friendly atmosphere. 

Eleve 61

The elegant Eleve 61, in contrast, promotes the promise of luxury living in the Downtown Channel District. With the appeal of just two condos per

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Tampa Halloween EventsPlenty of spooky fun is on tap this year in Tampa, with some of the season’s most exciting Halloween events and festivities right around the corner. Here's a quick look at just some of the events planned for 2018...

Haunted River Tours- Oct 26- 28

Departing from Tampa Convention Center

When the sun goes down you’ll want to head out on the water for a Haunted River Tour. Listen to spooky tales of yesteryear as you float along the river all weekend long.

Riverwalk Trick-or-Treat- Oct 28

Tampa Riverwalk

The Tampa Riverwalk is the place to be the Saturday before Halloween. The family-friendly trick-or-treat event is a chance to put on a costume, collect candy and enjoy a number of fun activities along the way.

UNdead in the Water- Oct 25,

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Looking for a upscale, 3-bedroom condo in Tampa for under $700,000? While not always easy to find, we have a few buildings in mind that may just be the right place to begin your search.

Commodores Cove

With a large amount of square footage and incredible views, you cannot go wrong with Commodores Cove. It’s possible to find a newly updated penthouse unit with three-bedrooms and priced under $700,000.

Towers of Channelside

Another good place to search in Tampa is Towers of Channelside. The luxury high-rise property currently offers some three-bedroom units filled with plenty of upgrades and priced under $700K.

Monte Carlo Towers

Close to downtown, Monte Carlo Towers offers up high-rise living and abundant added amenities. It’s possible to

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While many in the market for a new place to live might assume buying a Tampa condo on the waterfront requires an out-of-this-world budget, some buildings and complexes offer affordable units under $300,000. Explore several such examples below….

5000 Culbreath Key Way

Gated Culbreath Key offers up options right on the waterfront, complete with a swimming pool overlooking the water and a fitness center. It’s possible to find a two-bedroom, two-bath unit here for well under $300,000.

2506 N Rocky Point Dr.

Another great location to search is 2506 N Rocky Point Drive. With waterfront condos right on Tampa Bay, the building offers up options including a one-bedroom, one-bath unit for under the same price point.

8829 Bay Pointe Dr.

The more

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Historic Homes TampaLooking for the ultimate luxury living experience in Tampa? Take a closer look at where you’ll find some of Tampa’s most impressive historic homes currently listed on the market below..

West Hyde Park

Exclusive West Hyde Park is filled with impressive homes, from those dating back to the early century to new construction designs. Right now, you’ll find some multi-million dollar homes for sale including a six-bedroom mansion with water views along Bayshore Boulevard.

Golf View Park

The options extend to Golf View Park where a sprawling estate just under $6 million offers up golf course views. Other elegant homes for sale include a stunning Colonial, priced just under $3.5 million, with five-bedrooms and five full baths.

Morrison Grove

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Tampa New Construction HomesLooking to buy new construction on a budget? While that may seem easier said than done, here's a closer look at where you'll find some very attractive new construction options under $300,000 in Tampa right now. 

Touchstone

The new Lennar community of Touchstone offers up plenty of options for buyers, including some quick move-in ready homes now available for under $300,000. From townhomes to single-family homes, a swimming pool to parks and a fitness center, you’ll find it all affordably priced in Tampa’s new Touchstone community.

Cypress Chase

For single-family homes around the same price point, you cannot go wrong with Cypress Chase. With home designs from Taylor Morrison, this gated community additionally includes the advantage of new

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Developers have announced plans to build a small, mid-rise condo project right in the heart of St. Pete’s flourishing Innovation District. Dubbed 357 on Fifth, the new boutique building will feature just 13 condo residences, which will range in size from 1,031 to 2,460 square feet.

According to reports, 357 on Fifth is projected to be finished sometime in late 2019, but an official groundbreaking date still hasn’t been set. Developers paid $850,000 for the building site back in March, which was also noted by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

Other details about the project still haven’t been made available but pricing for condos at 357 on Fifth should fall somewhere between the upper $500,000s and close to $1.35 million.

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Good news for anyone still looking to buy in Tampa—price increases last month were among the smallest we’ve seen in about a year, according to new statistics recently released by Florida Realtors®.

Along with that, single-family home sales also declined year-over-year by 1.2% as many would-be buyers are being being priced out of what they want, or are perhaps waiting until inventory gets a little stronger heading into fall.

The Chief Economist at the National Association of Realtors also contributed the slow month to a slight increase in mortgage rates earlier in the year as well.

Even with the rate of price increases slowing, however, single-family homes in Hillsborough County still jumped 6.4 percent to $216,000 compared to July 2017, while Pinellas

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Tampa New Construction Single-Family HomesGenerally speaking, buying new construction usually means paying a premium. But that doesn’t necessarily require an out-of-this-world budget either. Depending on where you look, new construction homes for sale in Tampa can sometimes be rather affordable, especially if you start your search in the following neighborhoods right now.

Ybor City

New homes are popping up all around Tampa’s historic Ybor City right now, and some of the smaller bungalow style homes with around 1,250+ square feet fall right around the $225,000 to $250,000 price range.

Touchstone

If you’re looking for slightly more living space but still want plenty of charm and character, swing over to Tampa’s new Touchstone community, where affordability and desirability combine to

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