Linda Urban's Blog Posts

Seller Tip One

Not selling, still looking to get your home a bit more organized. Start small, with one room at a time. Divide items into keep, donate and throw away. It is amazing what starts happening in your

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January 22, 2024 Market Update

Pasco County- Northern Suburbs of Tampa from the Bay inland1708 Active Single Family Homes On the market for an average of 71 daysAverage for Sale Price $499,89675 sold in the last week 157 have

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What is the Interest Rate?

What is the interest rate? Such a hot topic and a question I get asked every day.  The simple answer is, I am not a bank, I don’t know. I would google it, just like anyone else.  

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Market Update July 26, 2023

Time for the NumbersIs now a good time to buy? Only if it is a good time for you. Let’s evaluate your situation. There are Down Payment Assistance Options, there are sellers willing to work

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Market Update July 19, 2023

Time for the NumbersNow, bidding wars have returned, and inventories remain frustratingly tight. “You’re not going to see house prices decline,” says Rick Arvielo, head of mortgage

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Top 10 Beach Day Essentials

This weekend the weather is looking to be perfect to head to the beach. Maybe its your first trip since last season, wait, isn't it always beach season in Florida. Not necessarily. When it comes to

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Market Update August 9, 2023

Time for the Numbers!I have noticed an upswing in homes that have expired. That means they were at one time for sale then the contract ended.  There are many reasons this happens.I would love

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Is this your time?

Is now the time for you to buy a house? Where are you at in your life?If your current home just too big?Have you had changes in your lifestyle?Did you need to be near school or work and that has

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July 27, 2023

Are you thinking about selling your house? STOP! Let's do some homework and talk about the options and process. It is NOT a one size fits all, and if you are talking to someone who says it is,!

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Market Update July 12, 2023

Time for the NumbersThe current average mortgage rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is 6.81% as of July 6, slightly lower than its November peak of 7.08%, per Freddie Mac data.However, many

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You are SO busy!

I am very active with my family & business, on purpose. It is intentional. Working to make the minutes count, has been a constant pursuit.  The thing is, I may appear busy, however, I am

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Home Organization - Garage

Organizing a garage can be a challenge, especially in Florida as it typically becomes the catch all, but with the right tools and a plan, it can be done efficiently. Here are some steps you can

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Land O Lakes Market Update - August 8

I think Monday will be the new day for me to share these updated weekly stats.Drum roll please. Inventory is lower this week than last! Average day on market is one day more. So we are flat.Across

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Ph.D-serts & Cakes Spotlight

Time for this weeks local business!Creating show-stopping sweets for all of life's celebrations! Owner, Melanie Judge, is a Certified Master Sugar Artist. She also has a Ph.D in Biomedical Research

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Buy, Sell or Stay?

Buy, Sell or Stay This time last year, I thought we had hit a high and clearly that wasn't the case, however, all the research that I was doing continued to predict a very strong housing.&

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The Lakes Social Small Business Spotlight

I love supporting local businesses and sharing gems and time tested favorites alike. Check out The Lakes Social located at 7902 Land O Lakes Blvd Mon-Fri 630am-4pm | Sat 9am-3pm. You can even order

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When is the Housing Market going to Crash

Trending on Google Search right now is this "When is the Housing Market going to Crash" Well, geez, no wonder the country is feeling a bit cranky. According to google trends the search for -

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Diversity at EXP Realty-It Runs Deep

I can list so many things I love about EXP, I am telling you, it is an exciting ride to be on right now.  The one that resonated with me today is this. The diversity of agents that you can

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Caliente-Tampa's High -End Clothing Option Community

https://youtu.be/Y381cLltJIgFlorida has 29 Registered Clothing Optional Clubs in the State, we have many of them in our backyard in Land O Lakes including the oldest, Lake Cuomo, which was founded

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EXP Realty, why I joined

https://youtu.be/POHzG90fNuMWhy I joined EXP Realty So it seems all the cool kids are doing it, so I thought it would be helpful for you to know why I joined exp Realty and give you a little bit of

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What to expect in 2021-State of the Real Estate Market

Market UpdatesI wanted to share a state of the market update with you that a bit more far reaching than our typical local market updates.  Brian Buffini, who is a renowned business leader ;&

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EXP Realty Explained just a little differently....

https://youtu.be/qOgT8VqGxu8There are many different ways exp has been explained out there and they are all spot on, the thing is……exp is such a complex model that it takes different

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