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How Schools Influence Real Estate: The Role Schools Play in Tampa Bay Communities

By Dr. Stacy Hahn Schools help define a community’s quality of life, influence development decisions and are a factor in where people choose to live. When planning for real estate development, schools are an essential component of a community’s infrastructure. People are not just interested in the quality of school districts for the educational opportunities…

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GTR Goes to Tallahassee!

By Dan Hazy This month our Governmental Affairs committee at Greater Tampa REALTORS® packed up and headed to Tallahassee for Great American REALTOR Days (GARD). GARD is an annual event that allows REALTORS® to speak with state senators and house representatives on legislation important to GTR members and homeowners. Below is a highlight of the issues…

GTR Announces Tampa's City Council Recommendations

Greater Tampa REALTORS® Announces Tampa’s City Council Recommendations

  TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 15, 2019) – The Greater Tampa REALTORS® (GTR), recently held interviews with the candidates for the Tampa City Council. These interviews included extensive screening and research of the candidates’ positions on issues, particularly those affecting real estate and private property rights.     Tampa City Council, District 1 – Alan Clendenin  …

GTR Announces November General Election Recommendations

The Greater Tampa REALTORS® (GTR), proudly recommends the following candidates in the November 8 General Election. These candidates have been selected based on their positions on issues, particularly those affecting real estate and private property rights. Marco Rubio, US Senator Gus Bilirakis, US Representative, District 12 Kathy Castor, US Representative, District 14 Dennis Ross, US…