Assisting home buyers and sellers in the Tampa Bay area and throughout Hillsborough County and surrounding areas.

4 things home inspectors don’t usually check

4 things home inspectors don’t usually check  CHICAGO – July 6, 2017 – Most home inspectors carefully scrutinize a house from top to bottom armed with checklists that contain more than 1,600 features to evaluate. But some items require a specialist for a more thorough evaluation:Continue Reading

U.S. Consumer Confidence

U.S. consumer confidence rose a bit in June NEW YORK – June 27, 2017 – The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased moderately in June after dropping a bit in May. Overall, consumers have a rosier picture of their situation today, but they’re a bit less optimistic about the future. The Index now stands atContinue Reading

Lumbar Tariffs

NAHB: Lumber tariffs will increase cost of new homes WASHINGTON – June 27, 2017 – Granger MacDonald, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), took issue with a second lumber tariff proposed by the U.S. Commerce Department, saying it’s “basically another tax on American home builders and home buyers that will jeopardize affordableContinue Reading