Real Estate Sales

Are you looking to buy or sell properties?

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Real Estate Sales With the Experienced Hoffman Realty Team

When you’re looking to buy or sell Tampa real estate, in Tampa or the surrounding Bay area, Hoffman Realty can provide local expertise that will help you sell quickly for the highest price. We understand the Tampa real estate market and its buyers.

We’re reliable, responsive, and ready to sell your home.

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Sell Your Home with Hoffman Realty

At Hoffman Realty, we’re the experts in the local Tampa real estate market, and will guide you through the entire process of selling your property from listing to close. Our marketing plans ensure that your property receives the maximum exposure, and we pride ourselves on personal service.

Contact our office with your questions and to discuss your individual needs. Our Tampa property managers can help with real estate sales all over Tampa, including Brandon, Lutz, Wesley Chapel, Riverview, Valrico, and the surrounding areas.

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Buy a Home with Hoffman Realty

When you’re looking for Tampa real estate, we can talk about your budget, your lifestyle, and your needs. We’ll take a look at the inventory that’s available and show you the homes that might best match what you’re looking for.

Buying a home is fun, but it can also be stressful. At Hoffman Realty, we do our best to remove the stress from the home buying process so you can focus on what’s important, whether it’s preparing your children for a new school, packing up the old house, or getting to know the next neighborhood you’ll call home.

View the Tampa real estate listings we have available, and contact us for access to additional opportunities.

Sales Market Trends in the Local Market

Part of what makes our work so unique at Hoffman Realty is our ability to stay focused on the local Tampa real estate market. We know what’s buying, what’s selling, and what’s happening. Our talented team of agents and brokers will be able to tell you when mortgage rates are on the move, home prices are dipping, or values are climbing. We know the neighborhoods that are up and coming, and where all the new development is happening.

With Hoffman Realty, you get property management in Tampa at a level of expertise that’s unparalleled. We’ll talk to you about the things that are happening in the following markets:

» South Tampa home sales
» Brandon home sales
» Riverview home sales
» Wesley Chapel home sales
» Lutz home sales
» Valrico home sales
» New Tampa home sales

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Oct 12, 2021
Google Hoffman Realty Jennifer
My husband and I rent one of the houses that Hoffman Realty manages and Doreen worked very hard for us to get the home owners to approve to replace all the screens on the pool Lanai. The screens are in horrible condition. At first the homeowners would only agree to replace a few of the panels but with Doreen's persistence, they finally agreed to replace the entire screen. THANK YOU SO MUCH DOREEN!! We truly appreciate you!!!
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Google Hoffman Realty Pamela
My clients and I worked with Nina to view and apply for their rental. She was very responsive and helpful at each point along the process, and my clients can't wait to move into their new home!
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Sep 30, 2021
Google Hoffman Realty Jo
I worked with Nivea on the rental team and she was terrific, helped me rent the property site unseen while I was still living in NJ. Such an easy experience. Now, 10 months later I worked with Maryann Hoffman to purchase my rental unit and again, this was a very smooth transaction. The entire Hoffman Realty team is well-educated, trained, and compassionate to our personal situations. I highly recommend working with them, and I will again in the future.
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Sep 28, 2021
Google Hoffman Realty Paula
Recently when I got home a little after 5pm I realized my A/C was not working. I called and Jeanette Hardy answered. So glad she was working late. I told her what the issue was and about an hour later the A/C was fixed. Thanks to Jeanette I didn’t have to suffer through the night without A/C but slept great! Not having A/C in Florida is a sin in my book.
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Sep 3, 2021
Google Hoffman Realty Derick
Nina Vargas was very helpful in finding a place that matched our needs in a short time frame. She made the process very easy and was very responsive to any questions we had.
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Aug 31, 2021
Google Hoffman Realty Luisa
our experience has been very satisfactory, the rental process has been fast, responsible and very professional. We are very happy to have had such an excellent treatment. We are very grateful to Realtor Nívea Vargas who attended us with great patience making this process easy and viable.
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Google Hoffman Realty Audrey
I worked with Nibea, she was fantastic; an advocate and a realtor. The citizen’s home package also made my move- in smooth - no waiting for multiple vendors who would then try to up-sell you multiple packages
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Aug 31, 2021
Google Hoffman Realty Vic
Estuvimos con Nina Vargas y ella nos dió excelente trato, a cualquier hora disponible, te contesta y busca respuesta a tus preguntas y te lleva de la mano en todo momento. Gracias Nina!!
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Aug 26, 2021
Google Hoffman Realty Ruth
I have worked directly with Kaysha and she was very responsive and very nice! I would encourage all to do business with this company! They were very attentive and caring, especially Kaisha! Kudos to you! 🙂
Hoffman Realty replied on Aug 27, 2021:
Ruth, Thank you for the kind words about Kaysha, Andrew
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Google Hoffman Realty James
Hoffman Realty removes all stress and worry with owning a rental. Highly responsive, high integrity and easy to work with.
Hoffman Realty replied on Aug 12, 2021:
Hi James, You are an awesome landlord that cares about your property and your renters. We love working for you, Andrew

FAQ

Can a home depreciate in value?
Generally, real property never depreciates in value, or more so, it is not very common for property to depreciate. This is why it’s a great investment. Make sure you carefully consider location and community when choosing a home, it can effect the homes future value greatly.

If you are in a newly developed area, do some research on the construction of the surrounding areas being developed to determine if they may effect your homes value.

Is an older home as good a value as a new home?
This is really just a matter of preference, but both newer and older homes offer distinct advantages, depending upon your unique taste and lifestyle.

Older homes can generally cost less than new homes, however, there are many cases where new homes can also cost less then older homes. Most new homes will not have any backyard landscaping and some don”t include any front landscaping either. With an older home, the landscaping is normally already completed and could have 10”s of thousands of dollars in landscaping done, which is included in the purchase price.

Taxes on some older homes may also be lower. Some people are charmed by the elegance of an older home but shy away because they”re concerned about potential maintenance costs. Consider a home warranty to get the peace of mind you deserve. A good Home Warranty plan protects you against unexpected repairs on many home systems and appliances for a full year or more after you move in.

In a new house, you can pick your own color schemes, flooring, kitchen cabinets, appliances, custom wiring for TV”s, electrical, computers, phones and speakers, etc., as well as have more upgrade options. Modern features like media rooms, extra-large closets and extra-large bathrooms and tubs are also more attainable in ground-up construction. In a used home, you rely largely on the previous resident”s tastes and technological whims, unless you plan to farm thousands into a remodeling and rewiring.

New-home designers can use new building materials such as glazed Energy Star windows, thicker insulation and other technology that will lower future energy costs for the owner. Most states now have minimum energy-efficiency requirements for new construction. Kitchens and laundry areas in new homes are designed to house more efficient energy-saving appliances. Older homes, unless they have undergone an energy retrofit, usually cost much more per square foot to air-condition and heat.

Builders have to follow very strict guidelines in new-homes and additions, especially in the West and Northwest, where earthquake safety standards must be observed. In general, new homes are usually more fire-safe and better accommodating of new security and garage-door systems.

Older homes can be better judged for their quality and timeless beauty. New homes that now possess a smooth veneer might reveal the use of substandard building materials or shoddy workmanship over time.

As you can see there are advantages and dis-advantages to each, but it really comes down to what fits you and what you are looking for in a home.

What is a broker?
An agent who is authorized to open and run his/her own agency. All real estate offices have one principal broker.
How can I avoid private mortgage insurance?
The easiest way to avoid PMI is by putting 20% down payment; however, PMI can also be avoided if you only have 5% or 10% for the down payment. The way to accomplish this is via a first and second mortgage combination commonly referred to as 80/10/10^s or 80/15/5^s.

These two methods combine a first mortgage lien for 80% of the home price with a second mortgage lien for either 10% or 15% of the home price leaving the remaining 5% or 10% as the down payment. Because the first lien is at the magical 80% loan=to-value, there is no PMI required, even though a second mortgage is being |piggybacked| onto the financing thus allowing for the lessor down payment.

While the second lien terms are not as attractive as first lien rates, the second mortgage is still home mortgage interest and thus deductible as such on your federal tax return where PMI is insurance and offers no deduction.

What is the difference between being prequalified and preapproved for a loan?
If you’re prequalified it means that you POTENTIALLY could get a loan for the amount stated to you, assuming that all of the information you provide to the bank is accurate and true. This is not as strong as a preapproval.

If you’re preapproved, it means that you have undergone the extensive financial background check, which includes looking at your credit history, previous tax returns and verifying your employment – and the lender is willing to give you a loan, basically meaning you’re approved!

You will usually be provided an accurate figure which shows the maximum amount that you are approved for. Most sellers prefer buyers that have been preapproved because they know that there will not be any problems with the purchase of their home.

How is interest calculated on a mortgage loan?
Most mortgages originated today calculate interest in arrears, unlike consumer loans which calculate interest to the date of payment receipt. As an example, when borrowers pay their February mortgage payments, they are paying the January interest. This method of calculating interest is based on a 360 day year in which each month has 30 days.

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