My name is Andrew Dougill, and I’m one of the owners of Hoffman Realty, along with my wife, MaryAnn Hoffman. MaryAnn founded the company in 1998, after she graduated from the University of South Florida. Almost immediately, some of her investor owners asked if she would manage and lease some of their rental properties. So,… [Read More]
Tampa Property Investment Blog Articles
I have personally owned residential real estate properties for over 30 years. Over those 30 years, Hoffman Realty has managed thousands of investment properties for other landlords. Based on that personal and professional experience, these are my five tips for the smart investor. Take a Long Term View Residential real estate is a fantastic tool… [Read More]
If you’re considering that you might want to manage your own property in Tampa, there are three specific considerations you need to keep in mind. In today’s episode of our helpful blog series for landlords, we’re talking about the knowledge, time, and skills you need to be a successful self-manager.
This is a follow up to our earlier blog in which we talked about the top 5 laws every landlord needs to study. That particular blog covered federal laws. Today, we’re state-specific, and we’re discussing the top 3 Florida Laws every landlord needs to study.
There are a lot of landlord laws and regulations that apply when you rent a property, from federal to state to county and even city levels. Today, we’re discussing the top five laws that need your attention. These are all Federal laws. They tend to have the most teeth and the biggest penalties if you… [Read More]
In the last couple of years, about a quarter of all the inquiries to our office have been from move up buyers. A move up buyer is a person who is buying a bigger home or a nicer home, or a home that’s better located. They are trying to decide if they should keep their… [Read More]