Even in this unique time of social distancing, our real estate team has the digital tools to help you step into some of the most exciting developments coming to Tampa Bay. With new construction, a home searcher isn’t able to enjoy a physical tour but instead must be able to envision the feel of a property and make sure that it offers the comfort, amenities, and security they desire. We invest in state-of-the-art technology using virtual tours and 3-D renderings that help our clients become immersed in the space of a new construction project.

Construction of Hyde Park House along the iconic Bayshore Boulevard is underway and through our technology-based interactive virtual tour, you can ascend the 22 stories to enjoy the building at full completion.…

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With governments instituting tighter shelter in place restrictions and businesses shifting to the work-at-home model during the COVID-19 crisis, we want you to know that we are working closely with all our partners to be able to meet your real estate needs as efficiently as possible.

While our current situation is unique, we know that securing a low-interest rate is an important step in making an informed decision before purchasing a new home, and our team can guide you with personalized mortgage solutions. Our Mortgage lender, VanDyk Mortgage, is still generating individualized loan programs and has updated us on the market situation answering frequently asked questions regarding lending in Tampa Bay:

What is going on with appraisals?

While…

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  A note from the CEO regarding real estate and coronavirus

Smith & Associates Real Estate has been an integral part of the Tampa Bay community for over 50 years. We have provided strategic real estate services through market booms and busts and will continue to provide you with relevant real-time real estate market information.

We are experiencing an unprecedented event in modern history, a global pandemic, COVID-19. While we cannot predict exactly how the virus will spread or the markets will respond, we can promise that our agents with years of experience, will continue their timeless commitment to provide timely facts and analysis on our local market. Because we are in constant communications with our global partners we expect that the United States and Florida will soon be subjected to much more…

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The excitement was contagious as business leaders, elected officials, and future Marina Pointe homeowners gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of Marina Pointe. Speaking at the event was Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, BTI Partners CEO Noah Breakstone, and Smith & Associates Real Estate President and CEO Bob Glaser who all echoed the shared sentiment that the Westshore Marina District, and its crown jewel of Martina Pointe, will be a game-changing neighborhood that will redefine South Tampa.

Marina Pointe introduces a new contemporary waterfront condominium and townhome lifestyle with breathtaking views, resort-style amenities, and unabashed luxury Overlooking a protected, deepwater yacht basin, Marina Pointe condominium residents will be able to indulge…

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Front of home at located at 4617 W Leona Street

What do you look for in your dream home? Is it a sparkling pool ready to refresh you on a blistering summer day? Is it a great outdoor space to entertain guests and host evening get togethers with friends? Or maybe it’s a spacious interior so every family member can relax in their own way. We have news for you… This Sunset Park home has all those qualities and so much more. 

“It is so rare to find even 1 or 2 of these unique features in 1 property, let alone all of them under one roof!” says Grant Patterson, listing agent.

Built in 2004, this estate located at 4617 W Leona Street, is the best luxury deal in South Tampa. The home features 6 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, 1 half bath, and 5,274 square feet of living space. Talk a step into the…

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Coronavirus is a large family of viruses causing illnesses ranging from the common cold to severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). The respiratory disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”), according to cdc.gov and who.int.

As coronavirus has made its path into the United States, it is important to be prepared should there be a coronavirus outbreak in your community. Here are some tips to best prepare your home for a coronavirus outbreak:

  • Create a plan of action. Determine who is in your plan of action and discuss the needs of each individual should there be an outbreak in your community.
  • According to cdc.gov, data shows…

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The epitome of luxury is found in a home with a luxury master bath. A luxury master bath can be a respite from the demands of life and offers a secluded alcove of peace. With gorgeous detail and style, these luxury master baths are more than a powder room. The luxury master baths are rich with luxurious details and built with a magnificence and scale that are the pinnacle of luxury. The most eye-catching luxury master baths are bigger than many small apartments and can cost just as much! In the most beautiful luxury master baths, you’ll find large, luxurious tubs set up in private alcoves, walk-in showers, ambient lighting, windows with spectacular views, dressing rooms, custom cabinetry, and smart home features for enjoying music, watching videos or…

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