Hillsborough County Real Estate - Where the Younger Crowd Wants to Live
By Robert Lipply
Hillsborough County, Florida includes the large incorporated metro areas of Tampa, Temple Terrace and Plant City. Numerous small towns surround the larger cities such as Brandon, Valrico, and Apollo Beach and many opportunities abound in Hillsborough County real estate. Small town or large city, business or residential, property is abundant in Hillsborough County, Florida and due to the lower than average median resident age, Hillsborough County appeals to the younger crowd.
Hillsborough County ranks 5th in the nation for the production of strawberries, while Florida’s best known crop, Oranges, are grown and harvested at 10th. Rural areas of the county raise livestock and poultry as well as vegetables and other garden produce.
Places of interest in Hillsborough County include the Golden Gate Speedway, numerous historic railroad stations, plazas and parks. Numerous streams and rivers offer fishing and other amusements. For those looking for a more urban experience, Brandon Mall offers shopping, movies and dining. Tampa and its surrounding areas include all the amenities of any large prosperous city including specialty shops, fine dining and a variety of nightclubs, bars and theaters.
Hillsborough County real estate values vary depending upon location and land use. The smaller towns and more rural areas have land and home values at bargain prices, while the metro areas offer competitive pricing for houses, condo’s and other types of dwellings and commercial buildings.
The county is fairly evenly divided politically, has low unemployment and is statistically lower crime area than many other parts of Florida. The county boasts numerous schools, including elementary, high schools and a variety of colleges and universities. The median age for residents in Hillsborough County is lower than that of surrounding counties, making the area a perfect place to raise a family and find others who share young, hip interests.
Hillsborough County has much to offer those in the market to buy real estate either as a second home or relocation. With many choices on the market, now is the time to buy while interest rates are low and prices are beginning to lower from earlier highs.
Bob Lipply is a top Real Estate Broker Associate in the Tampa Florida Real Estate area.
He and his team have been helping families relocate to Florida and on the selling end get top dollar for their homes with great success. Lipply Real Estate also specializes in Hillsborough County Real Estate visit his website where you can search the MLS for up to date available homes for sale.