March 2019

Found 2 blog entries for March 2019.

Tampa Safest CitiesSafety is a major concern for most home buyers in today’s market, which is why crime statistics can be so valuable to anyone in search of the perfect new place to live. 

Recently, consumer research company SafeWise released its fifth annual Safest Cities Report for the state of Florida, and this year, the list was expanded from 20 cities to 50 cities. 

During their research, SafeWise compared each city’s violent crime rate and property crime rate to the national figures overall. Not surprisingly, each of the cities on this year’s list recorded a lower crime rate than the nationwide average of 4.49 incidents per 1,000 people. 

What also stood out is that four cities in the Tampa Bay area specifically made the list of Flordia’s 50 safest cities,

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Tampa Homes With Solar PanelsIt seems more and more home owners throughout Florida are starting to capitalize on the state's year-round sunshine and blue skies as residential solar installations are on the rise across the Sunshine State. 

Based on research from two different agencies, Florida was fourth in the country for 2018 when it came to increased solar capability, adding 850 megawatts in all.

Overall, Florida maintains a strong showing as the eighth largest solar state in the U.S., but statistics continue to reveal we're well on our way to moving further and further up the list. In 2015, Florida only installed 202 megawatts of solar capability compared to a whopping 2,290 in 2018.

Not surprisingly, solar-related jobs are also on the rise statewide. According to a

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