Living in Tampa
Tampa, a beautiful, modern city located on the Gulf Coast of Florida, is bordered by Old Tampa Bay and Hillsborough Bay, which come together to makeup Tampa Bay. It offers residents amazing views as they wind around its many bridges and palm-tree lined avenues.
If you love living on or near the water, you’ll think its paradise. You can sail, fish, or simply gaze at the spectacular sunsets along the miles of white sand beaches. And if you are a mover and shaker who wants lots to do and see, Tampa is the place for you. You can take in a professional or college football or baseball game, enjoy some fresh seafood, walk along the beaches, and attend many of the festivals and attractions in the area.
Tampa is made up of a variety of communities located across the city, including Downtown Tampa, New Tampa, West Tampa, East Tampa, North Tampa, and South Tampa.
Some of the better known communities in the Tampa Metro area include Apollo Beach, New Tampa, Land O Lakes, Lithia/Fishhawk, Lutz, Carrollwood Area, Odessa, Brandon, Riverview, Ruskin, Valrico, Wesley Chapel, and Westchase.
Homebuyers can also find plenty of luxurious homes in upscale neighborhoods located in Tampa’s many golf course communities or on the waterfront.
Tampa is often referred to as the “Tampa Bay Area” and includes part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The area is Florida’s second largest MSA with nearly 3 million residents. The Greater Tampa Bay, which encompasses the Tampa and Sarasota metro areas, has 4 million plus residents.
Tampa has a tropical climate with hot summer days and frequent summer thunderstorms, but not much rain in fall and winter. Average highs run from 70 to 90 °F (21 to 32 °C) and lows 52 to 76 °F (11 to 24 °C).
Tampa is also easily accessible by the highway system or air travel.
Take a few minutes, to explore and discover all of Tampa’s wonderful neighborhoods by going to the neighborhood section of our website. You can also view all the homes for sale in the Tampa area. Browse by zip code or neighborhood. Or give us a call at (813) 431-2840 or complete our online contact form and we’ll help you find the community and home that fits you perfectly.