Tampa Bay is actually not a city, like the metropolitan area of Tampa, but a geographical area. It is Florida’s largest open water estuary on the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico. It forms the coastline of the Hillsborough, Mantee and Pinellas counties. The biggest metropolis in the area is Tampa Bay itself that consists of many different neighborhoods that fluctuate widely in character and price when it comes to housing values. This is why when it comes to determining your gay realtor Tampa bay housing choices it is best to find a realtor that is an expert.
The statistics, according to Tulia, for Tampa Florida, lists an average price per square foot of $94. This is an increase of 6.8% from the same period (from Aug 12 to October 12) last year. There were 10,672 homes in the process of foreclosure or auction in Tampa as of November 7th 2007 and the news continued to get worse. The average listing prices for homes for sale in Tampa Florida was $305,000.00 for the week ending November 7th, 2012.
There are many popular neighborhoods in Tampa with one of the priciest being Davis Island where as of November 2012 homes go for the average price of $1,374,840. This is a man-made island grouping known as Little Grassy Key and Big Grassy Key that boasts a golf course, swimming pools and very expensive historic Mediterranean style structures. Many of the homes here are architectural gems from the 1930s.
A historic gay-friendly area to live in according to our gay realtor Tampa Bay is Old Seminole Heights where a home goes for $123,551.00. This is a neighborhood located within the city limits of Tampa that is bounded by the Hillsborough river on the west and Sulphur Springs on the North. There are many prominent old landmarks in the area as well as a large park.
By contrast one of the cheapest areas to live in Tampa is the Rivergrove area. This is a small community where on average, homes go for $96,822. It is a culturally diversified area that is slowly being flixed and flipped over the past few years.
If you are interested in looking at homes in Tampa Bay and want to deal with a dedicated individual who can give you up-to-date and accurate information about your housing options and neighborhoods then consult with Gay Realtor Tampa Bay Larry of GayRealEstate.com. He is an expert in relocation, having lived in Los Angeles, New York, Arizona and Florida. He makes sure that every single step of your move is a comfortable process on all levels. He represents the Apollo Beach, Clearwater, Oldsmar, Riverview, Saint Petersburg, Tampa and Valrico. Larry will be happy to provide you with a relocation kit that can help you get to know the Tampa Bay neighborhoods. He is able to show you both new and historic properties in Tampa and along the stretches of glamorous beach in the Tampa Bay Area.
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