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Big newcomer to Tampa Bay’s real estate market is bullish on the area’s value and ‘kitschy-esque’ charm

Jay Phillip Parker, the CEO of Douglas Elliman's Florida brokerage. [Courtesy of Douglas Elliman] The nation's fourth largest real estate firm, New York-based Douglas Elliman, announced in February that it was moving into the Tampa Bay market through the purchase of St. Petersburg's Strickland Property Group. The acquisition boosted Elliman's presence in Florida to 22 [...]

New Tampa Weekend Weather Forecast

What to expect from the weather this weekend in the New Tampa area. (Shutterstock) NEW TAMPA, FL — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Thursday, April 25 Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon. High 82, low 62 Friday, April 26 Rain and breezy until afternoon. High 80, low [...]

Tampa Bay Runners Participate In 2019 Boston Marathon

The 2019 Boston Marathon is underway. (Tim Bradbury/Getty Images) TAMPA BAY, FL -- The 2019 Boston Marathon is officially underway and 82 Tampa Bay residents are running this year. The men's wheelchair race crossed the start line Monday followed shortly thereafter by the women and elite women. Participating runners, ranging from 25 to 69 years [...]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Shopping Gerald McCoy

TAMPA, FL - SEP 24: Gerald McCoy (93) of the Bucs attempts to get the fans involved during the regular season game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 24, 2018 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Dating back to the start [...]

Tampa Nonprofit Pushes Lawmakers to Help Hurricane Michael Victims

Families from areas hard-hit by Hurricane Michael met with state lawmakers on Thursday, March 21, 2019 to show them directly the challenges faced by those in the region months after the storm. (Courtesy of Linda Perez-Davila) TAMPA, Fla. — A Tampa Bay-area nonprofit is challenging state leaders to step up and help Florida Panhandle families [...]

Tampa: Check Out 5 Nearby Homes For Sale

(Realtor) TAMPA, FL — Looking for a new house, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? Thanks to our weekly list of new homes in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything. Here's a list of the five [...]

Florida real estate firm buys Snow King Hotel

The Snow King Hotel recently sold to a Florida-based real estate firm. A real estate private equity firm based in Tampa, Florida, announced today it purchased the Snow King Hotel, confirming rumors of a sale dating back to December. The hotel now belongs to KDG Capital, according to a press release from Benchmark, the Texas-based [...]

Ex-Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum Speaking in Tampa Friday

Former Florida Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum is speaking at an NAACP event Friday night in downtown Tampa. (Spectrum News image) TAMPA, Fla. — He has served as mayor of Tallahassee and ran for governor of Florida. There has even been whispers that Andrew Gillum could be eyeing a White House run some day. But [...]

5 New Foreclosures In The Tampa Area

TAMPA, FL — Don't want to break the bank, but still looking to buy a house nearby? You might consider checking out the foreclosures on the market. You could very well find something really special! Here is this week's list of five new foreclosures on the market near you — many of them surprisingly affordable [...]

Sunday Real Estate: 5 Florida Mansions To Cure Winter Blues

BRADENTON, FL — This week's Sunday Real Estate brings you five Florida mansions that can cure your winter blues. We visit an epic $26.5 bayfront mansion in Miami Beach, a $5 million Spanish-styled modernist home in Sarasota and an $18 million mansion in Tampa Bay. We also take you to a Key West-inspired mansion in [...]