Experts Project Home Prices Will Rise over the Next 5 Years

Even with so much data showing home prices are actually rising in most of the country, there are still a lot of people who worry there will be another price crash in the immediate future. In fact, a recent survey from Fannie Mae shows that 23% of consumers think prices will fall over the next 12 months. That’s nearly one in four people who are dealing with that fear – maybe you’re one of them.

To help ease that concern, here’s what the experts say will happen with home prices not just next year, but over the next five years.

Experts Project Ongoing Appreciation

While seeing a small handful of expert opinions may not be enough to change your mind, hopefully, a larger group of…

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Two Things Sellers Need To Know This Spring

2 Things Sellers Need To Know This Spring | MyKCM

As we enter into the spring season, many homeowners are considering selling their homes. After a tumultuous year, it's natural to wonder what to expect in the housing market this season. However, real estate experts are optimistic about the opportunities available to sellers. Here are two important things sellers need to know this spring:

Proper Pricing is Key

According to Jeff Tucker, Senior Economist at Zillow, homes that are priced correctly and updated to current market standards are still selling. Tucker stated, "sellers who price and market their home competitively shouldn’t have a problem finding a buyer." In today's market, it's crucial to price your home right because the landscape has…

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The first official Crystal Lagoon in the United States is full steam ahead!  It recently opened at Epperson Ranch in Wesley Chapel.  At over seven acres in size, the lagoon is a transformative amenity that allows residents to live a coastal lifestyle just steps away from their front door.  With crystal clear blue water, sandy beaches, palm trees, a swim-up bar and recreational rentals, it’s easy to see how this incredible amenity helped distinguish Epperson Ranch as the 2019 Tampa Bay Builder's Association winner for community of the year!  Homes in Epperson Ranch are priced from $200,000 to $500,000 and are selling fast.  If you'd like more information about the Crystal Lagoon, Epperson Ranch, or any of the builders in the community, please give us a…

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Channelside continues to promise big improvements to downtown Tampa, including updated roadways, new restaurants and stores, and hotels and homes. Tampa Bay’s economy is also certain to boom right along with Channelside, thanks to the new influx of jobs and commerce.

Channelside Development Soars

In 2015, the owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Jeff Vinik, announced a plan to redevelop the core of downtown Tampa by pledging a $2 billion investment, backed by Bill Gates through Cascade Investment.

Mr. Vinik bought Channelside Bay Plaza, and has since updated the storm water run-off and cable communication lines that service Channelside Drive. Vinik also plans to improve the roads in the area, and bring Channelside that much closer to his vision…

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Plant High School

Residents of South Tampa not only benefit from gorgeous homes, prestigious neighborhoods, and being conveniently located near premium shopping and dining, they also have access to some of Tampa Bay’s best schools, both public and private.

Top South Tampa Public Schools

Named for Theodore Roosevelt and opened in 1926, Roosevelt Elementary School is one of South Tampa’s best schools for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

Located on South Ferdinand Avenue, Roosevelt Elementary offers Spanish classes to its students, as well as ceramics, chorus, and computer arts as some of its extracurricular actives.

With a student body of under 700, Roosevelt was ranked 94.7% in statewide performance and boasted an average test score of 91.7 in…

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Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Cornerstone Properties International has once again been named as one of the top residential real estate firms by the Tampa Bay Business Journal in their May issue.  TBBJ recognized Gulf Coast real estate firms from the four county area covering Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Lakeland, Sarasota, Bradenton, and North Port. 

“We continue to excel in a very crowded market,” said Steve Eckhardt, Principal for Cornerstone Properties International.  “With less than a dozen agents we are able to provide a comprehensive full-service experience that is second to none.  Our knowledge and experience allows us to compete against brokerages with hundreds of agents. Cornerstone Properties is among the…

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