Best Cities for First-Time Home Buyers – Tampa!

Posted: August 11, 2020 | Categories: Communities | News | Communities>Stonebridge at Chapel Creek | Communities>Ridgewood | Communities>Riverbend West
By Highland Homes

Tampa real estate named the best in the US for first time home buyers!You’re searching for your first home, and you want to live in a city with loads to offer. Then look no further than Tampa, FL! Its affordable new homes, job opportunities, plenty of recreation and entertainment, and superb shopping and dining options earned Tampa the recognition as the top city in the nation for first-time home buyers!

WalletHub recently released its 2020’s Best & Worst Cities for First-Time Home Buyers list, and in the large cities category, Tampa ranked Number 1 in the entire United States based on affordability, the Tampa real estate market, and quality of life! 

Living in a new home in Tampa places you near world-class beaches such as Anna Maria IslandPerhaps Tampa’s biggest draw is its access to world-class beaches, including Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key. Homeowners in Tampa enjoy quick access to these popular locations offering plenty of sun, sand, and saltwater! The city also features incredible dining options, from local favorites to waterfront hotspots like Whiskey Cake, On Swann, or the Rusty Pelican. Options for fun don’t end with beaches and delectable dining establishments, though. Tampa is home to a growing craft beer scene, nightlife in the unique Ybor City historic district, and year-round events and entertainment options such as the famed annual Gasparilla Pirate Festival! No matter how you enjoy spending your free time, when you own your own slice of Tampa real estate, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from!

Tampa also offers incredible job opportunities, with some of the biggest job market sectors including marine electronics, financial services, marine sciences, tourism and of course jobs in Tampa’s ports. You’ll also find major companies headquartered here, including Bloomin’ Brands, as well as major employers such as the University of South Florida, Hillsborough County Public Schools, Tampa General Hospital, and Shriners International.

New homes in Tampa are designed for your life with open-concept living spaceIf you’re searching for an affordable new home in Tampa, FL, you’ll be pleased to learn that Highland Homes currently builds in six communities in Tampa Bay with home prices from the low $200's. Our Tampa Bay new home communities include both townhomes and single-family homes with three to six bedrooms and up to 3,141 square feet of living space designed for your life!

If you’re ready to own an affordable new home in Tampa, FL, now is a great time to make that dream a reality! Learn more about Tampa real estate and all there is to love about living in the Tampa Bay region by calling or emailing our Tampa New Home Specialists!


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