Choosing the Right Tampa Bay Area Home

Buying a Home in Tampa Bay FloridaThere are many factors to consider when buying a  home in the Tampa Bay area and selecting a neighborhood that is right for you.  Below are just a few of the many factors — you may think of others that are important to you.

Neighborhoods have characteristic personalities designed to best suit single people, growing families, two-career couples, or retirees.

Scout the Neighborhood!

When buying a home in the Tampa Bay area, it is important that you scout the neighborhood in person.  You live in more than your house.

  • Talk to people who live there.
  • Drive through the entire area at different times of the day, during the week and on weekends.
  • Look carefully at how well other homes in the area are being maintained; are they painted, are the yards well cared for; are parked cars in good condition, etc.

Neighborhood Factors to Consider

  • Look for things like access to major thoroughfares, highways, and shopping.
  • Listen for noise created by commerce, roads, railways, public areas, schools, etc.
  • Smell the air for adjacent commerce or agriculture.
  • Check with local civic, police, fire, and school officials to find information about the area.
  • Research things like soil and water.
  • Look at traffic patterns around the area during different times of the day and drive from the area to work.
  • Find out if the neighborhood is near parks, churches, recreation centers, shopping, theaters, restaurants, public transportation, schools, etc.
  • Find out if the neighborhood belongs to a Homeowner’s Association.

Greater Tampa Bay Area Real Estate, Tampa Bay Florida Realtor

Sally Null – Greater Tampa Bay REALTOR®

I’m a proud member of the Greater Tampa Association of REALTORS®, Florida REALTORS®, and National Association of REALTORS®, as well as the Mid-Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service. These relationships guarantee my Greater Tampa Bay buyer’s immediate access to hundreds of the newest Greater Tampa Bay listings on the market each day while also providing my Greater Tampa Bay seller’s exposure to a huge network of buyers from across the state, country, and globe.

As my customer’s attest, I am a committed and passionate Greater Tampa Bay REALTOR® who prides myself on putting my customer’s priorities above all else. My determination and attention to detail allows my customers to receive first class service with utmost integrity.

Please call or send me an email today so we can discuss how I can best serve your Tampa Bay Florida real estate needs!

Sally Null
Realtor®
CDPE – Certified Distressed Property Expert
KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY
2119 W. Brandon Blvd., #A
Brandon, FL 33511
813.786.5946 – cell
813.684.8400 – fax
sally@sallynull.com

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