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FEMA Individuals and Households Program (IHP) – Housing Assistance for Hurricane Irma Victims Information

September 14, 2017 | Blog

Hurricane Irma has left Florida shaken and still without power for 4.6 million people. We wanted to ensure the information was getting out to the masses as far as what resources are available to assist in the recovery and relief of Hurricane Irma‘s path. Outlined below is information on FEMA and direct links to apply […]

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10 Fall Home Improvement & Maintenance Tips

September 12, 2017 | Blog

Now that summer gear has been stowed away, it’s time to focus on fall home improvement projects. According to Vicki Payne, host of the For Your Home with Vicki Payne television show, autumn is the key time to evaluate your home exterior and prepare it for the harsh winter months ahead. “With cooler fall weather comes the […]

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Tampa’s planned Riverwalk Tower Developers are disputing over whether there will be residential residences

September 6, 2017 | Blog

TAMPA — Should the 53-story Riverwalk Tower planned for downtown Tampa have more residences and less office space? That’s at the heart of a dispute between the developers of the $225-million project billed as a showpiece of the city’s riverfront redevelopment. According to a lawsuit filed this month in Pinellas County Circuit Court, Riverwalk Tower […]

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How to Prepare for A Hurricane | Tracking Hurricane Irma in Florida

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As Hurricane Irma tracks toward Florida, the American Red Cross is urging people to get a plan together now. If you don’t have an emergency kit in place, the Red Cross said now is the time to get it together. To get ready, the Red Cross advises people to take three steps: Build a disaster kit, review […]

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Tampa-St. Petersburg Housing Market is in the Top 10 for Future Homebuyers

September 1, 2017 | Blog

A new report says two Florida housing markets are in the top 10 for where future homebuyers are likely to make purchases. The report released last week by real estate data firm Attom Data Solutions said that Tampa-St. Petersburg and the Jacksonville were two of the top 10 housing markets where future homebuyers are likely […]

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Finally the Plans for Water Street Tampa Unveiled

August 30, 2017 | Blog

TAMPA — Water Street Tampa, the sweeping, 50-plus acre redevelopment project in Tampa’s urban core, has unveiled new images and video of what the downtown district will look like upon completion. Strategic Property Partners, the real estate firm backed by Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and Bill Gates’ Cascade Investment, hired more than a […]

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Client Testimonial – American Mortgage Services Rob Riggo Loan Expert “Worked Out the Impossible”

August 28, 2017 | Blog, Testimonials

To say American Mortgage Services are totally awesome, would be an understatement. Rob Riggio is truly gifted and my absolute hero! As a realtor, our relationship with a mortgage lender is important. BUT Rob worked out the impossible!! Within one month the best and worst of both worlds collided. Three hours after I listed a home […]

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A Guide to Getting Your First Mortgage

August 25, 2017 | Blog

To buy your first home, you likely will need a mortgage. In fact, before you even start looking at houses, you should look into your mortgage prospects. If you have good credit, a healthy income and money in the bank, you’ll be able to secure mortgage preapproval quickly and proceed straight to the homebuying process. But if […]

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