Hard hit Tampa housing making some strides

The Tampa, Florida, housing market was one of the hardest hit by the housing crash. As with much of Florida, a steep run-up in prices, fueled by investor-flippers during the loose lending days of the housing boom, led Tampa to a catastrophic crash and one of the nation’s highest foreclosure rates. As the state’s recovery progresses, Tampa is still seeing some weakness but is finally beginning to return to a normal market pace.

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