South Tampa & Beyond Real Estate News

Bungalow Style Homes in St. PetersburgWhether it’s the charm, the character, or the affordability, bungalows are some of the most sought-after properties on the St. Petersburg real estate market. But despite always being in high-demand, options and opportunities to buy a St. Petersburg bungalow are usually quite plentiful, and that’s especially the case if you start your search in these desirable neighborhoods. 

Historic Kenwood 

St. Petersburg’s Historic Kenwood neighborhood is usually where you’ll find the most choices when it comes to a classic Craftsman-style bungalow. This particular part of the city offers a super close proximity to all the trendy coffee shops, cafes, bars, and boutiques along Central Avenue, and it’s also considered to be one of the more bike-friendly parts of

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Tampa Multigenerational Real EstateDespite an improving economy, multigenerational housing remains on the rise. Recent estimates suggest about 20-percent of the U.S. population lives with multiple generations under a single roof. 

That’s according to analysis from the Pew Research Center, which looked at households including at least two adult generations, or grandparents with grandchildren under the age of 25. According to research, it’s a trend that currently transcends almost every racial group, age group and gender, although it appears to be a more common trend with Asian and Hispanic households. Both populations are currently growing in the United States. 

One change that researchers have noticed is more young adults living in multigenerational households than before. Women are

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New Construction Condos Tampa BeachesIf you’re looking for a new construction beach condo near Tampa, several developments come to mind that are the perfect place to begin your search.

20001 Gulf Blvd- Indian Shores, FL

Enjoy incredible water views from every residence of 20001 Gulf Boulevard. Currently slated for a 2020 completion, the Indian Shores property will also offer its residents large waterfront balconies, plus access to a heated swimming pool and spa, plus underbuilding parking.

The Harbor at Town Center - Madeira Beach, FL

Also due for delivery in 2020, The Harbor at Town Center provides for a number of two- and three-bedroom condos on Madeira Beach. The property actually sits on a protected harbor, with easy access to a marina, restaurants, shops, parks and

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Tampa Townhomes For SaleKeeping up with all the new construction townhouse developments in Tampa hasn't been easy lately, which is exactly why highlighting a few more projects that recently caught our eye could be helpful to active buyers currently looking for the perfect new place to call their own. So without further delay, here's a quick look for 3 more new townhouse communities currently under construction in the Tampa Bay area...

Westminster Manor

The contemporary units of Westminster Manor add a new layer of sophistication to the Tampa area. With only a dozen luxury brownstones to choose from, new buyers can expect to find desirable four-bedroom floor plans with a two-car garage and a privately fenced-in yard.

Alta Vista

Another new construction property is

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Tampa Home PricesIn case you missed it, S&P Dow Jones Indices recently released the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices report, which measures trends and data points related to home prices all across the U.S. 

Over this past spring, the numbers suggest home prices throughout the country have continued to slow, while here in Tampa, we’re seeing some of the largest percentage increases for residential real estate prices. 

As mentioned, Tampa, Las Vegas, and Phoenix registered the highest year-over-year gains among the 20 cities analyzed. Of the three, Las Vegas saw the highest home price increases, recording an 8.2 percent year-over-year spike. Phoenix saw the second-highest increase at 6.1 percent, and Tampa recorded a 5.3 percent jump in home prices. 

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Hyde Park House Condos TampaAnother high-profile condo development in Tampa is now officially taking reservations. Called Hyde Park House, this ultra-impressive luxury condo tower is from West Palm Beach-based Kolter Group—the same developers behind the new Saltaire condo tower and One St. Petersburg, both in downtown St. Pete. 

Hyde Park House will be Kolter’s first project in Tampa but their portfolio throughout Florida is quite extensive. Along with the two St. Petersburg developments mentioned above, Kolter has also developed 100 Las Olas in Ft. Lauderdale, 5000 N. Ocean in Palm Beach, Water Club in North Palm Beach, and Mark Sarasota and The Ritz Carlton Residences in nearby Sarasota. 

Look for Hyde Park House condos for sale to start in the $900,000s and feature two and

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Historic Homes For Sale St. Petersburg FLSt. Petersburg has a number of charming historic districts that are perfect for buyers who love a little charm and character in a new home. And if you're an active or soon-to-be home buyer who happens to fall into that category, here's a closer look at where to start your search...

Historic Old Northeast

Bordering downtown, Historic Old Northeast is home to thousands of historic buildings and landmarks. Among them you’ll find a number of historic bungalows and mid-century homes in the neighborhood, including some dating back to the 1920s and 1930s.

Historic Old Southeast

Another area to search is the Historic Old Southeast neighborhood of St Petersburg. Mostly developed in the 1950s, you’ll also find some older homes here filled with charming

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If you’re in the market for a luxury condo in Downtown St. Pete, you’ll want to keep an eye on the new Saltaire condos. The 35-story tower plans to bring with it your choice of around 200 private residences, all topping ground level retail space.

Going up on the site of a former hotel parking lot, reservations begin soon for units in the prestigious new tower. Scheduled to deliver in 2022, the upper units of Saltaire are expected to present the desirability of unobstructed water views. 

The building will offer some penthouse units, which reports suggest could be even larger than some of the luxury units of ONE St. Petersburg. The penthouse units will be on levels 34 and 35, with the remaining condos of Saltaire sitting on levels six through 33.

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St. Petersburg Gated CommunitiesLooking for a new home in St. Petersburg and prefer the privacy and security that only a gated community provides? We know just where you should begin your search...

Marina Bay 

The master-planned Marina Bay community not only offers the advantage of a gated neighborhood, but also a waterfront setting. Filed with lakes, this peaceful community of homes also makes room for deep-water boat slips, a fitness room and two swimming pools.

Granada Terrace

Another gated community you’ll want to check out is Granada Terrace. The neighborhood also features some waterfront homes with a boat ramp, playground and community park just a short distance from downtown. 

Riviera Bay

The Riviera Bay community offers the desirability of spectacular gated

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Downtown St. Petersburg Condos Under $400,000The downtown St. Petersburg condo market is red hot right now and if you're looking for a great new unit with a budget that tops out around $400,000, check out our short list of buildings to consider this spring. 

The Mirror at Mirror Lake

Brand new condos are headed to the area with the introduction of The Mirror at Mirror Lake. Coming to the Edge District, the contemporary-style condos will feature open floor plans with high ceilings, gourmet kitchens and a price point of under $400,000 for a one-bedroom floor plan. 

The Beacon 

The Beacon presents the desirability of a rooftop deck, a swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness center and more. In addition, many condos at The Beacon also allow for downtown living for under $400K, with several

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