Frequently Asked Questions

We help save home buyers time and frustration by connecting them with the right builder AND home site. But, we don’t stop there. We’ll help you through every step of the process – from items such as zoning and dock permitting to finding the perfect lot in the school district you want.

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us. We have a lot of great info to share!

Working with Galleria of New Homes

Q: How does the Galleria help save time and frustration?

A: When looking to build a new home, going from builder to builder is time consuming and often confusing. By coming to the Galleria, our knowledgeable agents help buyers focus their search. If you’re looking for a builder who, for instance, provides Mediterranean-style homes, offers several kitchen cabinet options and allows for floor plan customization, our agents can narrow your search to the two or three builders that meet your specific criteria.

We’ve helped hundreds of clients build homes and our agents bring that knowledge and experience to your search.

Q: What sets the Galleria apart?

A: One thing that sets Galleria apart is our focus on education. Our agents undergo training every morning and regularly meet with builders and partners in order to offer our clients the most current information to help them make informed decisions to meet their goals. We take the guess-work out of selecting a builder turning an often fragmented experience into a clear path for our clients.

Q: What can I expect when I come to the Galleria?

A: A personal, yet technologically rich experience. Our agents will work with you to help you narrow your search and match you with builders that meet your criteria. We will then walk you through our interactive touch-screen displays to show you floor plans, elevations, communities and more. You can check out several builders in just one visit. It’s an experience you won’t find anywhere else!

Q: How does the Galleria help before and during construction?

A: Our agents have a comprehensive approach to the home building and buying process and will be with you every step of the way from selecting a site and builder to coordinating home inspections and securing insurance.

We have long-standing relationships with financial and legal professionals, pool companies, insurance agencies and more – all available to meet with you at the Galleria. See our list of Partners.

Q: I’m interested in building in South Tampa, but need help getting pre-qualified. Is that something the Galleria can help with?

A: Yes. We have financial partners at the Galleria who can help you pre-qualify for a mortgage and answer your financial questions about purchasing an existing home or building a new home.

Building in South Tampa

Q: How well do Galleria agents know South Tampa?

A: Our agents not only specialize in the South Tampa market, but many have lived in the area for years and are part of the community. They know the ins and outs of each neighborhood, the school system, and zoning and permitting laws. Our agents have their fingers on the pulse of South Tampa and use this deep knowledge to help guide your journey.

Q: What if my lot has protected oak trees or I’m purchasing a property that is historically preserved?

A: Our team has extensive experience helping clients with oak trees and historical properties. For years, we have worked closely with local officials and can help you resolve many of the issues that may arise.

Everyone is Welcome

Q: I saw a property I’m interested in on your Monthly Listings page. Can I work with Galleria and my realtor?

A: Yes. The Galleria works with buyer’s agents. Please contact us to learn more.

Beyond South Tampa

Q: I’m looking to build or maybe buy an existing home outside of South Tampa. Can you help me?

A: Absolutely! Galleria of New Homes is backed by the expertise and power of Century 21 Beggins Enterprises – ranked as the #1 selling firm in CENTURY 21’s North and Central Florida Region. We can help you sell your home or find the home of your dreams anywhere in the Tampa Bay Area.

For new construction, many of the builders we work closely with have communities in Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Manatee and Hernando Counties.

Relocating to Tampa

Q: I’m thinking about relocating to the Tampa area. Why should I consider Tampa?

A: Beautiful weather, a diverse and expanding mix of businesses, and a rich cultural and entertainment offering are just a few reasons why Tampa is an incredible place to live, work and play. To help guide you in your search, please contact us or visit one of these websites for more information:

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Tampa Downtown Partnership
Tampa Bay Partnership

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