This home sold for $167,000 in Spring Hill ZIP Code 34609, which had the most sales of any Hernando County ZIP. [Courtesy of Vince Mina]
If you bought or sold a house in Tampa Bay last year, you were a player in one of Florida’s hottest real estate markets.
Even though prices eased a bit from their torrid pace in 2016, the median cost of a single family home shot up 11 percent. That’s more than in Orlando, Jacksonville and a big swath of South Florida from Miami to West Palm Beach. And it’s more than for the state as a whole.
"Tampa Bay is a really strong market in terms of price appreciation," said Cheryl Young, senior economist for the online real estate site Trulia...Read More