The Tampa Bay Realtor For You

As you begin or continue your search for Tampa Bay FL homes for sale, we welcome you to the Web site of Michael Valdes and the Team. A lifelong waterfront resident of the Tampa Bay area and a multiple award-winning Keller Williams Realty Tampa REALTOR®, Michael brings the advantage of his successful background in the mortgage andTampa Bay waterfront home lending industry

Buying Your Tampa Bay FL Home or Condo

Whether your Tampa Bay home is six thousand square feet of Neoclassical awe at Culbreath Isles or a magnificent palace at Palma Ceia overlooking the country club’s pond and fairways, it’s easy to feel like royalty every day. Perhaps you’d prefer a Tampa Bay waterfront condo that lets you enjoy the ritzy skyline view of the Towers of Channelside ... or feel the tranquility of soft-lit sconces against brick walls at Channel District’s Parkcrest Harbour Island townhomes.

But with either one — a Tampa Bay waterfront home or condos — if it’s a quality lifestyle you desire, Michael Valdes and the Team have the in-depth market knowledge necessary to find you a great deal while helping you avoid costly mistakes that are so prevalent in today’s volatile market. What do we mean by this? Find out more...

Selling Your Tampa Bay Home or Condo

Do you have an immediate need to sell your Tampa Bay home or condo because of job or military relocation (pcs), illness, divorce, death, job loss or other financial distress and impending foreclosure? If so, you’ll be interested to know that the office of Keller Williams Realty Tampa Central with the local expert, born and raised Tampa Realtor Michael Valdes and the Team are the leaders in short sale closings for the Tampa Bay area. Find out more...

Tampa Bay Florida, Home Of The Good Life

Breathtaking sands and shores and vibrant communities define glamorous gorgeous Tampa Florida! As early as 1891 when the historic Tampa Bay Hotel (designated as the "first magic kingdom") was completed, opulence and the good life were becoming characteristic of the region. Thus began the city's reputation as a favorite destination and settlement for leaders, investors and other influential figures. This reputation continues today, as Tampa offers the well-to-do luxury properties of unequaled beauty and tranquility.
Spanish, Mediterranean, French and English countryside architectural influences adorn Tampa luxury real estate. Does it get more perfect than unwinding at night in a Tampa Bay waterfront home after an invigorating afternoon of sailing? When you own a Tampa Bay waterfront home, the treasure is all yours.

For boaters who appreciate being near Tampa real estate, waterfront condos please all aesthetic senses and offer the ultimate in fine living with 24-hour security. Athletic courts, waterfall pools, fitness centers, business and conference facilities, children’s amenities and full-scale spas await when you make a Tampa Bay waterfront condo your home.

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To put it in context, this review comes from someone who currently owns a home and three rental properties so I have dealt with a LOT of Realtors. When I say Michael Valdes is the best, that is saying a lot. My biggest peev is Realtors who are clearly in it for the quick sale. They want to show you a few properties, put in an offer, close quickly and reap a large commission on little effort. If there are any complications (you are particular about what you want and wish to keep looking till you find it, complications with a short-sale, etc), they suddenly stop returning your calls. Michael isn't like that. He is a true professional. He helped me close a short-sale that drug on for over a year and he was every bit as responsive on day 366 as on day 1. He didn't abandon me when the sale got convoluted and, for this, he has earned my deepest respect. He will do whatever he promises you even if it comes at great expense and inconvenience to himself.

Mike has been involved in the purchase and sale of several properties of mine in the past few years. Mike has also helped me secure leases for rental units as well as prepare lease documentation. His market knowledge, work ethic and negotiating skills have been nothing short for excellent. I would highly recommend Mike to anyone that is currently looking for a high quality top notch agent and real estate professional!

I highly recommend Michael Valdes if you are searching for a trustworthy, hard working, knowledgeable real estate agent. We are very pleased with his work!

Working with Mike was a tremendous experience! His work ethic and professionalism turned a stressful situation into one of the best decisions of my life. My home wasn't going to bring a large commission, but you never would of known that by Mike dedication to getting my home sold. Call Mike if you are looking to sell your home!! It would be a mistake to use another realtor!!

Michael Valdes is professional, invested in his clients and efficient! He sold our house in less than two weeks while making the process as easy as possible for us. He is a great communicator, he updated us regularly and was extremely responsive to our phone calls, texts, emails. Michael is very knowledgeable about the real estate market and is wonderful to work with. I wholeheartedly recommend him if you are looking to list your home.

Mike is the agent you want to represent you both as a buyer and a seller! He has the latest technology and tools geared to make real estate shopping fun and easy. His website contains a wealth of excellent information and is quite impressive with state of the art design and functionality. Mike provides sound advice on the value of a property based on real time comps from recent sales and helps the buyer get the best deal. In representing the seller, he provides the equivalent information to price one's house to sell in a timely manner. He advertises widely, has recorded information for drive by lookers to listen to and learn more about the property, takes excellent photos to present the property attractively. Mike is a serious professional with a good sense of humor and has the patience required to work well with buyers, sellers and other agents to help all strike a fair deal.

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