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Why Brandon Florida Is So Popular To Live In
Dated: September 28 2018
Brandon is one of Tampa Bay's Most popular cities. It is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida in the Tampa Bay Area. With its population of 111,054 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Brandon is the 18th largest community in Florida.
Public transportation in Brandon is used by many of its residents. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. Brandon is jus 20 to 30 minutes to downtown Tampa and about 1hr. and 15 mins to the pristine beaches of Fort Desoto, St. Petersburg or Sarasota. The overall education level of Brandon’s residents is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.04% of adults in Brandon have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
Brandon is an extremely diverse town. The greatest number of Brandon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Brandon also has a sizable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.79% of the town’s residents. The most common language spoken in Brandon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.
Brandon offers many opportunities for shopping which includes the Westfield Brandon Mall (one of the largest in the Tampa area) with Dillard's, Macy's, DSW and other large chain stores. There are many restaurants in the area from chains such as Macaroni Grill, Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Outback and Cheesecake Factory to smaller popular restaurants such as Acropolis, Stein & Wine, Allegria.
Real estate in Brandon is sought after because of its proximity to downtown Tampa, central location and the many restaurants, shopping and amenities and because you can get more bang for your buck compared to expensive South Tampa but still relatively remaining close to the action.
For instance you can buy a home on a larger lot, over 1 acre, over 2,800 sq.ft. for just $575,000. In addition to the 2,855 sq. ft. home, this home has a 2 story WORKSHOP (2400 sq.ft.) with a full efficiency or mother in-law suite (750 sq.ft.) & bonus room or potential office space (750 sq.ft.) both with brand new laminate flooring with 20 year manufacturer warranty! The updated kitchen, designed to cook and entertain at the same time. Newer appliances, 42’ solid wood cabinets, Zodiak composite countertops, 10x stronger than granite & no maintenance. Beautiful Travertine floors in the kitchen, great room, family room, laundry & bathrooms. Gorgeous bamboo wood flooring everywhere else! Absolutely no carpet!!! Roof was replaced in 2012, newer AC & energy efficient geo-thermal via water source pump to heat and cool home that also irrigates your lawn lush! No waste at all & low energy bills! For your protection steel windows & panel for hurricanes included. Brick fireplace in the seating area & enclosed large L-shaped lanai. In this unique 1.18 acre property, you could build 6 homes! The mother-in law suite has a 1/2 bathroom, kitchen area, storage. Park your boat, camper, multiple trucks & more here. No deed restrictions. Plenty of space for all your big toys, to run a business or hobbies & steel garage and additional space can also be rented to provide additional income. Property zoned for 6 homes that you could build.
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Written by a Real Estate Agent with 16 year experience who has lived in the area over 20 years:
Janeth Rector Keller Williams Realty | Tampa Central | Valdes Group Realtor®, MRP, CDPE® and e-Pro® Certified Military Relocation ProfessionalCertified Online Real Estate Expert 1208 E. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 231 | Tampa, Florida 33602 Cell: 813-279-6762
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