School Grades Show New Tampa Tops

Looking for top rated schools? A Tampa Tribune article on August 13th, 2010 says “If you want to enroll your child in an A-school, look north…One of the top-performing ZIP codes was 33647, which covers New Tampa. That area includes 10 elementary and middle schools, all of which received A’s this year.” The primary schools in

Mortgage Modification Programs Not Working

As of July 2010, government programs to reduce mortgage payments for millions of homeowners have helped only about 400,000 households avoid foreclosure, though nearly 530,000 have fallen out of the program. While the bailout set aside up to $50 billion for mortgage modification programs, only $248 million has been spent according to the Government Accountability

What Listing Agents Do To Earn Their Commission

Wondering what listing agents actually do to earn a commission? According to the 2009 NAR Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, only 53% of sellers were very satisfied with their home sale. Many cite lapses of performance during the listing or closing process. While procedures vary from one agent to another, the Orlando Regional Realtor Association