A fractured condo in downtown Tampa’s Channel district will convert its apartments to for-sale units

The conversion of apartments to condos in downtown Tampa's Channel district is a watershed moment for the city's urban revitalization efforts.

Dark clouds gather over the US housing market

If the fall we are seeing at the top spreads, the impact could be significant.

Creating a standout vacation rental

Here's how to furnish a space that will attract guests — and withstand the wear and tear that comes with them.

Developer pays $2 million for future townhouse site in downtown Tampa (Renderings)

A small townhouse development along one of downtown Tampa's most active construction corridors is moving forward. Ariel Homes has closed on two vacant parcels of land at 205 E. Fortune St., between North Franklin and North Tampa streets. The builder paid $2.15 million for the property, which is around 18,000 square feet. The group is planning 14 four-story townhouses on the site with open rooftop decks, according to plans filed with the city. The homes will range from 1,600 to 3,000 square feet…

Florida mansion, one of most expensive homes in the US, is going up for auction (Photos)

A Broward County mega mansion with its own IMAX home theater and a 20-car garage will be auctioned digitally next month. The property, on Hillsboro Beach's “Millionaires' Mile,” is appraised at $159 million, making it one of the most expensive residential listings in the U.S. Bidding for Playa Vista Isle, which has 11 bedrooms and 22 bathrooms in 58,000 square feet, will open Nov. 12. The sale will be non-reserve, meaning the home will be sold to the the highest bidder on Nov. 15, regardless of…

The hot property that’s next on tech’s agenda: Real estate

Having watched tech startups upend old-line industries like taxis and hotels, venture capitalists are casting about for the next area to be infused with software and data. Many have homed in on real estate as a big opportunity because parts of the industry — like pricing, mortgages and building management — have been slow to adopt software that could make business more efficient.

Former quarterback Michael Vick sells Florida mansion to New England Patriot (Photos)

Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick and his wife, Kijafa Vick, sold their Davie home to a former gridiron opponent for $1.4 million. New England Patriots defensive tackle Lawrence T. Guy and his wife, Andrea Paola Guy, bought the 6,295-square-foot mansion at 12529 S. Stonebrook Circle. Vick was represented in the deal by Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate’s Giselle Bonetti. The price equated to $222 a square foot. “The gorgeous property went under contract after just a few weeks on the…

Aid available for Irma home repairs

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity said Monday it has started making assistance available to low-income residents in certain counties whose homes were damaged last year in Hurricane Irma. The department opened its first “Rebuild Florida” center in Marathon and started accepting online registrations for the program, which is aimed at connecting eligible Floridians with federal disaster-recovery funding to help repair homes. The program, announced by Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Housing…