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Tampa’s Top of the List: Why Tampa Bay is the Best Place to Live

Don’t just take our word for it. Tampa Bay is an impressive place to live, work and play! Check out our Tampa’s Top of the List – our rundown of the top lists Tampa Bay appeared on over the first quarter of 2018.

  1. Tampa Bay is the most affordable market for first-time homebuyers, based on several variables including median home value, forecasted growth in home value and share of listings with a price cut.

  2. Now being called the “best place to live” in Florida, Tampa Bay just keeps getting better and better. According to the ranking and review site Niche, four of the top five best places to live in Florida are part of Tampa’s own backyard.

  3. Tampa has been named the top “Tree City” in the world! Surprised? Researchers at the MIT Senseable City Lab used Google Street View data to measure urban “green canopy” which they call the “aboveground portion of trees and vegetation.”

  4. Named one of the top 10 most affordable cities in the country, Tampa’s low cost of living and higher salaries makes it a desirable place to live.

  5. The Tampa Bay metro is among the top startup areas in the South. A study cites both the number of venture capital investments and dollar volume.

  6. Named a top 5 moving destination, the Tampa Bay area proves yet again to be a highly coveted place to live.

  7. An online real estate transaction platform ranked Tampa among its top 5 “buy markets” in a report on U.S. office markets, making it ideal for property investors.

  8. Florida tops the list for the most affordable state to retire in. The data studied includes factors such as cost of living, amenities, attractions and senior health services.

  9. It isn’t just Tampa Bay’s skyline that’s growing. The metro area ranked No. 15 on the Milken Institute’s “Best-performing large cities” list for 2017, up 18 positions from 2016.

  10. Tampa ranks in the top 20 for best cities to find a job in 2018. WalletHub compared 182 of the most populous US cities based on 26 metrics (like employment growth, median salary, unemployment rate, average work and commute time and housing affordability.)

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