Does the City of Tampa Real Estate Division deal with private purchases or sales of homes?
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. Q. When property is purchased from the City of Tampa, what are the basic procedures? 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 take longer. Q. When purchasing property from the City, who is responsible for paying the costs incurred as a result of title work, surveys and appraisals? A. The purchaser pays for all costs. Q. Does the Real Estate Department rent or lease hous