MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa Florida
Want to learn more about the Tampa Bay area?
We'd love to be your local military relocation resource, since we have the Clearwater Coast Guard Air Station, the largest and busiest air station, Tampa's MacDill Air Force Air Base, and Central Command right in our backyard and are experienced in helping other military families and individuals who've moved here and we can help with:
- learning about local Tampa Bay neighborhoods,
- info on Tampa Bay schools
- moving and short term rentals,
- help in buying a Tampa Bay home,
- getting a VA mortgage | Home loan,
- and more.
"In addition to the 6th Air Mobility Wing, MacDill Air Force Base is also home to more than 50 Mission Partners, including United States Central Command and United States Special Operations Command. The presence of these two unified commands and other Mission Partners creates a unique multi-service community at MacDill, with all branches of service represented. So although MacDill is an Air Force Base, it is also home to many soldiers, sailors and Marines." (Source: MacDill AFB)
It's easy to see why United States military personal is such a big part of our Tampa Bay communities and neighborhoods.
One of our home buyers last year had served in the military and was now a consultant and was taking college graduate courses at the University of South Florida - the great thing is we have lots of colleges and universities in the Tampa Bay area to choose from as well.
- Tampa Bay Florida | Complete List of Colleges and University | Clearwater-St Petersburg-Tampa
- Tampa Bay Florida Education- Complete List of Professional -Techincal Schools in Clearwater-St Petersburg-Tampa area
When relocating to the Tampa Bay area people either want to stay close to MacDill Airforce base which is located 8 miles south of downtown Tampa (withing about 30 minutes) or some are willing to commute a little further to be closer to our Tampa beaches since the commute may 45 mins - 1hr but the tropical lifestyle is hard to beat - either way we can help!
Moving to Tampa | St Petersburg | Clearwater Florida -Working at MacDill AFB
If you are looking for Tampa Bay neighborhoods closer to MacDill you may want to consider neighborhoods in Clearwater, St Petersburg, Westchase, Brandon, Valrico, Riverview, South Tampa and Port of Tampa.
The great news is there are lots of Tampa real estate bargains right now and because we are still in a buyer's market you can find great values on homes under $200,000 in Brandon, Valrico, Clearwater and St Petersburg and even the higher priced, high demand area of South Tampa has buyers negotiating deals on these craftsman style homes with the finest detail throughout. These are all easy commutes to the Tampa International Airport as well.
If you're relocating and want to look at Tampa Bay homes you can find great options in along Tampa Bay in St Petersburg, Apollo Beach and on Davis Island.
Tampa Bay Public School Choices
In both Hillsborough county and Pinellas County we have "School Choice" so check out the info on local schools here:
- Info Hillsborough County Public Schools
- Info Pinellas County Public Schools (St Petersburg / Clearwater)
- Info on Pasco County Public Schools (New Port Richey / Land O Lakes)
Buying a Tampa Bay Home using a VA Mortagage
We are experienced in helping our clients buy homes with VA mortgages. We also work with experienced Tampa lenders that can help you get an FHA loan, as well as conventional loans. See what one of our recent veteran home buyers says about Buying a Home with a VA loan.
Understanding Tampa Bay Florida Property Taxes
When we help military families moving to Tampa Bay they often ask what will my property taxes be? This is because we calculate property taxes differently than other parts of the country so here are 2 article that will explain our current Florida Property Taxes.
- Clearwater Florida Home Buyers Guide to Pinellas Property Tax Values - Part 1
- Clearwater Real Estate Guide to What Your Property Taxes Will Be | Part 2
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