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Anand Patel

Broker at NextHome Discovery

Anand Patel, president of NextHome Discovery is a real estate broker licensed in Florida and Tennessee. Anand’s background is in commercial development having built several office parks and retail centers around Tampa Bay. He is actively involved with the REALTOR® association at the local, state and national levels serving on several committees as well as blogging for the National Association of REALTORS (NAR). Mr. Patel also had the unique opportunity to serve as Guest Editor for the May/June 2013 issue of the industry trade publication REALTOR Magazine (which reaches over one million REALTORS across the country).

Anand enjoys staying on top of the latest technologies to help his agents grow their business. He is also a social media enthusiast, enjoys all things about branding, marketing, human behavior and psychology, dragonboating, Toastmasters and occasionally…cross fit. He serves on the boards of the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors® and the Florida Realtors® at the state level. Anand is a charter member of the local TiE Tampa network for entrepreneurship and serves on its advisory board. He also serves as a mentor for the San Francisco-based accelerator program, NAR REach, which helps startups looking to enter the real estate vertical. You can learn more about Anand here.

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New Condo Law Changes in Florida Effective July 1st, 2017 – What You Need to Know!

There were several changes made to Chapter 718, the Florida Statute governing condominiums, and all went into effect on July 1, 2017. While not exhaustive, below is a list of July 1 changes that you may find of interest as you look to purchase a condo here in Tampa Bay: 718.111(12)(c)(1) – A unit renter […]

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Hillsborough County Remains a Seller’s Market with Low Monthly Supply of Inventory in April

A key metric we like to monitor when looking at the health of the Tampa Bay real estate market is the Month’s Supply of Inventory (MSI). The generally accepted benchmark for a healthy market, one that favors neither the seller or the buyer, is 5.5 months supply of inventory. Anything higher than that would be considered a buyer’s […]

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Why Tampa Bay is the place to be for Health Care Professionals

In case you haven’t heard, Tampa Bay is on the move! When it comes to the health care industry, we attract top physicians, nurses and researchers, not only because of our great area hospitals but also due to the great work done by USF Health. Our downtown landscape is changing and the relocation of the […]

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NHD Empower Tour of The Children’s Cancer Center this Friday

Every quarter, we take our NextHome Discovery agents on a tour of a local non-profit. We call these our NHD Empower Tours. We open up these tours to all local Realtors and affiliates as we ALL benefit by being aware of all the needs and resources in our community so that we can find ways […]

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Why It’s So Important to Get Pre-approved BEFORE House-hunting: Mortgage Minute with Gershman Mortgage

If you aren’t planning on paying cash for your new home in Tampa Bay, we HIGHLY recommend getting pre-approved with a responsive, reputable lender prior to your home search. We are currently in a seller’s market where, depending on the price point, homes don’t sit on the market too long. It is imperative we present […]

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Don’t LOOK for Opportunity in 2017!

As we wrap up January, you may still be looking for opportunities and new avenues to success in 2017. I’m here to tell you that you may be doing it all wrong. Over the last few years, while speaking at REALTOR® associations as well as within our office with my own NextHome Discovery members, I […]

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Check out Tampa in 60 Seconds!

What’s Tampa, Florida all about? Check out this quick 60 second video put together by the City of Tampa!  

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Happy Halloween from NextHome Discovery!

Looking for fun Tampa Bay Halloween events to attend tonight around town? We found this great list sorted by county put together by WFLA News Channel 8. From all of us at NextHome Discovery we wish you a memorable and safe Halloween!    

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So Many Ways to #DiscoverYourPlace in Tampa Bay!

We just love living in Tampa Bay and below you’ll see there are so many ways for you to explore our beautiful city. Take your pick: boat, bike, streetcar or how about the all-new FREE Downtowner Shuttle? Watch this quick video from Visit Tampa Bay on the many ways you can #DiscoverYourPlace in our great […]

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How’s The Market? September 2016 Market Update for Hillsborough County

Below you’ll find our September 2016 Market Update for single family homes, condominiums and villas in Hillsborough County. You’ll notice that the median sold price for condos and townhomes in September is up 7.3% compared to September 2015. You can also see that single family home median sold prices are up 11.6% year over year. […]

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Tampa #1 Moving Destination and #3 for Millennials this Summer

Migration patterns for those moving this year. We aren’t surprised but love seeing the data proving why Tampa, Florida is the place to be! A strong job market and affordable housing are key factors in Tampa topping the list.   With great neighborhoods like Seminole Heights, Tampa Heights, Hyde Park, NoHo district, Channel District and […]

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First Quarter NHD Empower Tour Announced: Macdonald Training Center

Every quarter at NextHome Discovery we like to take our associates on a tour of a local non-profit to build awareness of the needs within our community. These tours are called our NHD Empower Tours. We all have causes that we’re passionate about and this gives our associates an opportunity to find causes they may […]

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