Flipping houses stays red hot and Tampa Bay remains one of its favorite markets

Daniel Paloscio has an enviable record flipping homes. Last April, he and a partner paid $275,000 for a house in a coveted South Tampa neighborhood. After renovations, they sold it in November for $515,000 — a gross profit of $240,000. That wasn’t their only impressive flip. A Tarpon Springs house Paloscio snagged for $170,000 last year sold six months later…

In 2017, six things on the upswing sure to elevate Tampa Bay’s economy, quality of life

What’s most striking about Tampa Bay’s momentum lately is the breadth both of economic and quality of life strides under way. Forbes this month published a list of the 25 fastest growing U.S. metro areas that, to use the magazine’s words, “provides a holistic picture of places on the upswing.” Upswing. That’s a pretty good description of Tampa Bay these…

Which Tampa Bay neighborhood home values will rise most this year? The answer may surprise you.

Most Tampa Bay residents have never heard of Westminster Heights. But the St. Petersburg neighborhood could give a lot of bang for the buck when it comes to investing in real estate this year. Lying south of Central Avenue between 49th and 58th Streets S, Westminster Heights tops Zillow’s list of the five bay area neighborhoods expected to show the…