Tampa Bay home sales slide as investors exit, but flood sales see new life

Tampa Bay home sales slide as investors exit, but flood sales see new life
But sales of homes at risk of spiking flood-insurance rates rebounded as private insurers and savvy sellers found ways to seal the deal. And even in a wintry month infamous for sales slumps, Tampa Bay home prices extended their price-growth streak to …
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Investors bet on rent-to-own housing in Tampa
Such arrangements have been around for years, but new players in the business say people's trouble getting mortgage loans coupled with a mass of foreclosed homes is creating new opportunities in Tampa Bay-area real estate. In Tampa, April and Billie …
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