Relocation Resources

My search to find the BEST moving company in Tampa

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It’s my turn to move, and you’d think I’d never read any of the moving articles that I’ve posted on my blog over the past seven years. I’ve come to realize I’m a person who does not like change, and moving, no matter how you look at it, is change. You’re going from a place […]

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Tampa Relocation Advice | Questions to Ask Your Employer Before You Move!

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Florida has consistently ranked #3 in the U.S. for top States people move to and the Tampa Bay area is one of the fastest growing cities in Florida.  Companies like Bristol -Myers Squibb, who will be hiring 600 employees here in Tampa, and over 25 other companies that have headquarters in Tampa, are focused on […]

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Moving to Tampa? Tips on Finding the Right Moving Companies

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Moving Companies Tampa: What You Need to Know about Relocating.. Arranging the move to a new home requires dozens of important decisions – particularly in the case of a long distance move. Hiring a professional moving company can save you both effort and time.  Moving companies can provide a variety of services for a range […]

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Neighborhoods Near Bristol-Myers Squibb’s New Facility in Tampa, Fl

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Relocating to Tampa?  Looking for nice homes for sale in the BEST neighborhoods and good school districts near the new Bristol-Myers office in Tampa? Bristol-Myers Squibb announced today they will be creating almost 600 new jobs in Tampa Bay by locating a North America Capability Center in Hillsborough County. The address of their new location in […]

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Tampa’s Plant High School District Map and Homes for Sale

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GreatSchools.org has rated Tampa’s H.B. Plant High School as one of the best public high schools in Florida with a score of 9 out of 10.  US News and World Report  ranked Plant High the 22nd best public school in the Florida and 321st nationally in 2012 The athletics programs offered include: football, volleyball, sailing, rowing […]

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Crime Rate In Tampa-Hillsborough and Pasco County Criminal Activity Map

Looking to find the best neighborhoods in Tampa?  Start by finding out what the crime rate is. Hillsborough County: I found a great site that allows you to map out the crime in a particular zip code or you can even search by street address.  Let’s say you are looking to buy a home and […]

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Top 3 Places To Live in Tampa Bay

Communities of Tampa Bay-Best Places to Live, Work and Play Tampa Bay is a seven-county region on Florida’s west coast offering a diversity of communities. The counties of Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco,Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota come together to shape a vibrant market where lifestyle options reflect all the best Florida offers. Whether you seek big […]

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Relocating? You May Qualify for a Moving Expense Tax Deduction

Relocating?  Deducting Moving Expenses on your taxes may make your relocation a little less stressful.  Here are the IRS rules to see if you qualify: If you are moving due to a change in your job or business location, or because you started a new job or business, you may be able to deduct your moving expenses.  […]

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Tampa Florida- Best Neighborhoods, Resources and MORE!

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It seems that everyone wants to know how to find the best neighborhood in the Tampa Bay area.  Here’s a link I posted a while back on The BEST neighborhoods in Tampa so feel free to check it out.   Recently, I went back to the website for The City of Tampa and did some […]

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Relocating to Florida and need to get a driver’s license and car registration?

Moving to Florida and need to get a driver license and your car registered? If you have an out-of-state license, you may be able to convert your license without taking a written or road test. Review the requirements for citizens and non-citizens. Obtain vehicle insurance from a company licensed to do business in Florida–in other […]

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Comparing Neighborhoods can be tricky for Buyers Relocating-Tampa, Fl

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If you’re looking to search homes for sale in Tampa you should check out our map based MLS search tool.  Get info on school districts, walk-scores and use our interactive maps.  You can also see short sales and recently sold homes for each neighborhood.   As Real Estate Agents we get bombarded with information from companies who are trying […]

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Buyers research troubled neighborhoods in Tampa BEFORE purchasing-Tampa, Fl

One problem we are experiencing in the Tampa Real Estate Market is a very large quantity of short sales and foreclosures. This leads to not only abandoned homes, but an even larger problem with HOA fees not being paid by the homeowners. A good buyer’s agent can tell you which neighborhoods are in trouble. Imagine buying […]

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Tampa Bay Area Voted in top 10 Cleanest Cities-Forbes Magazine

Ybor City-Tampa, Fl Forbes Magazine recently released a report on America’s cleanest cities. The Tampa-St. Petersburg area ranked 8th in the top 10. The study was not based on just trash removal, but environmental aspects. The story written about the report noted specifically Partnership member company Tampa Electric Company “for going beyond federal and state […]

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Relocating? Consider three things when moving to Tampa Bay

Determining the most desirable neighborhoods means considering three things………. Convenience, Location and Price Convenience: I recently began working with a couple who has rented for the past five years in the Feather Sound area of St. Petersburg, but have realized that there is no better time to buy a condominium in the Tampa/St. Pete area […]

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Finding the BEST Neighborhoods and Resources for Moving to Tampa

Ever wonder how to find the best neighborhoods in Tampa? Welcome to Find a Neighborhood. Your guide to obtaining neighborhood specific information including capital improvement projects, demographics, land use, maps, places of interest, association contacts, meetings, and more. Community Living the Florida Lifestyle   Miles of white sandy beaches. An average annual temperature that hovers […]

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How to research Crime and Sexual Predators in your neighborhood-Tampa, Fl

Some things we don’t want to think about when looking for a new home is “how safe is the neighborhood”. If you aren’t sure why not find out? With as many homes as there are on the market in Tampa, buyers can be very selective. If you are relocating from out of state, or just […]

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Housing Trends-Best Places For Real Estate Deals

Hello, This was on Forbes.com today and thought it was a very encouraging article for the Tampa area. Towers of Channelside Home sales have sunk to their lowest levels since 2001. Investors are jumping ship, foreclosures are mounting and lenders are exercising caution. Still, there are areas of the county where it makes sense for […]

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Resources for Relocating to the Tampa Bay Area-Tampa, Florida

Here’s a list of resources we’ve put together to help you in your move to the Tampa Bay Area.  Tampa Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau   Tampa Chamber of Commerce Relocation and Information Guide        Busch Gardens & Adventure Island City Hall (& Tampa Municipal Office Building) County Center Bldg Florida Aquarium Hillsborough Community College […]

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