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Cities With Least Realistic Home Prices

Tampa, Fl.

  • Median listing price: $139,900
  • Median sales price: $135,500
  • Discount: -3%

Tampa took a heavier hit on home values than Jacksonville during the recession, says Frankel. As such, property prices took longer to recover. While investors, second-home buyers and retirees are slowly coming back into the Florida market, more of the activity is in larger cities like Miami, Frankel says. But the rise in asking prices in Tampa shows that it’s shadowing the recovery of some larger markets, he says.

There have been signs of life in the market, but they’ve been spotty, says Willy Culkar, an estate agent in Lipply Real Estate in Clearwater, Fla. “One month it seems like we’re improving and the next we’re not,” he says. And inventories in the Greater Tampa Area are about half of what they were 12 months ago. “Good properties are going quick,” he says.

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    • -1′

    • I am NAR and you can rely on my “data.” Trust me…Have I ever lead you wrong before?

    • The truth is that banksters are MANIPULATING the nationwide RE market by carefully rationing the amount of distressed properties that they allow to TRICKLE onto the open market.

      At the same time, most Americans currently buying homes are FHA-sponsored DEADBEATS who can barely manage to scrape together the prerequisite 3% downpayment. Is it any wonder that 15% of these slobs fall into DEFAULT (yet again) withing the first 24 months?

      Good luck trying to “fix” the U.S. economy by openly promoting

      Why would ANYBODY with REAL

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    • Here in the Inland Empire (California’s San Bernardino / Riverside Counties) the asking for resale depends upon the seller. Whether the seller is selling short or bought too high and wants to get their money back. The medium 4 bedroom 3 bath 3,000 square foot home is $425,000 being listed as $500K plus. The selling price however averages $328K and is going downward on buy offers going lower. The figures are based upon 76 resale homes sold.

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