How Do I
Does the City of Tampa Real
Estate Division deal with private purchases or sales
A. The City of Tampa Real Estate
Department does not. The City works solely with
property owned by the City, or acquires property
held for future projects.
Q. Is it the responsibility of
the Real Estate department to settle Landlord/Tenant
disputes within the city limits of Tampa?
A. Disputes between landlord and tenants are civil
matters to be handled by the parties involved. Please
call (272-6750) if intervention is required.
When property is purchased
from the City of Tampa, what are the basic
A. The property value is determined
and a contract is written and agreed on by the
parties involved. Cash for the property is due at
closing and must be paid for by the purchaser. This
process usually takes between 45-60 days, but could
When purchasing property from
the City, who is responsible for paying the costs
incurred as a result of title work, surveys and
purchaser pays for all costs.
Does the Real Estate
Department rent or lease houses?
A. The Real
Estate Department does not rent or lease houses.
Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the
Tampa Housing Authority may have information about
Do I report complaints
regarding a Real Estate Broker or Salesperson to the
Real Estate Division?
regarding Real Estate Brokers or Salespersons are
handled by the
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Florida Real Estate Commission (F.R.E.C.).
Where can I find information
regarding Real Estate Taxes and/or Property
regarding Real Estate Taxes or Property Ownership
can be found at the
Hillsborough County Property Appraisers web
Who is responsible for
maintenance of City owned properties?
A. The City is
responsible for the maintenance of City owned
property. Inquiries can be directed to either the
Parks and Recreation Department or the Real Estate
Where can a citizen obtain a
list of all City properties for sale?
A. The Real Estate Division has a list of properties. A list is provided
for download by clicking on the "Available Property Report" link provided in the
index. Please note that the list will be updated as property becomes