June 2017

Property Owners Rejoice: Major Estoppel Win Against Associations

A three-year legal battle came to an end on April 28th, when HB483, estoppel reform legislation, cleared its final legislative hurdle. An estoppel certificate or letter is required on each real estate closing involving a homeowner's or condominium association and is intended to provide a full breakdown of expected and delinquent dues or assessments, special assessments, late fees, and violations.  Read more.

Forbes Recognizes Tampa for its Business Growth Opportunities

Recently, Forbes recognized Tampa as one of the most ideal cities to live, work, and build a business in.ยน In addition, Realtor.com ranked Tampa as the number-one city people moved to in 2016. The article highlights profiles of Anthony Derby, the 26-year-old Founder of Brew Bus and lobbyist, Chon Nguyen, CEO and Founder of three companies before his 35th birthday, and Ali Glisson, the 30-year-old project manager of Amelie Arena's $3 billion and 53-acre mixed-use waterfront development.

Entrepreneurial Inspiration
How to Make Money in Real Estate, Even If You're Not in the Real Estate Business

Read about how you can prosper in property without having any formal real estate training.  If you are a successful business owner in any other industry, you can be successful in the real estate industry if you are careful and follow these simple rules. Read more.

Winning Battle Against Hunger with Water Balloons

Read about how our Sapphire Title and her sister company helped battle against hunger and raised the largest donation of food in 123 years for a local school.

Interested in Living on the Waterfront? 

This gem located in the Skyway Marina District of St. Petersburg is on the market.

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Michelle Garcia Gilbert
2313 W. Violet Street
Tampa, FL. 33603

An attorney managed, full service title company. We handle all short sale closings, short sale negotiations from start to finish, refinances, standard  closings and buyer &  seller representation on all transactions.