Brandon: See 5 Local Homes For Sale

BRANDON, FL — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings again and again? Not to fear! To save you some time, we here at Patch have compiled the latest batch of five new listings nearby.

Here are the five newest properties to hit the housing market in the Brandon area — including one with 2 beds and 2 baths for $149,000, and another with 4 beds and 4 baths for $474,900.

Like what you see? Simply click on any address in the list to get additional pics and details. Enjoy!

Price: $149,000
Size: 1,240 sq. ft., 2 beds, and 2 baths

Price: $158,000
Size: 1,574 sq. ft, 2 beds, and 3 baths

Price: $220,000
Size: 1,369 sq. ft., 3 beds, and 2 baths

Price: $474,900
Size: 2,936 sq. ft., 4 beds, and 4 baths

Price: $244,900
Size: 1,856 sq. ft., 3 beds, and 2 baths

That’s not all! Keep scrolling for more listings. And there are even more homes for you to check out in Patch’s real-estate section for the Brandon area.

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Brandon: Check Out 5 Local Homes For Sale

BRANDON, FL — When you’re looking for a new home, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can take hours of tedious hunting online. That’s why we’ve gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.

Here’s a list of the five most recent homes to go up for sale in the Brandon area — including one with 3 beds and 2 baths for $149,000, and another with 4 beds and 3 baths for $399,900.

Want more information on one of the houses listed below? Just click on any address to learn more. Happy house hunting!

Price: $289,900
Size: 2,320 sq. ft., 4 beds, and 3 baths

Price: $149,000
Size: 1,169 sq. ft, 3 beds, and 2 baths

Price: $399,900
Size: 2,412 sq. ft., 4 beds, and 3 baths

Price: $240,000
Size: 1,807 sq. ft., 3 beds, and 2 baths

Price: $134,900
Size: 1,168 sq. ft., 2 beds, and 3 baths

Still want to see more options? Keep scrolling for more listings. Or there’s always a complete list of local homes in our real-estate section for the Brandon area.

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Boca Raton unveils new vision for its Midtown without apartments

A woman walks through Boca Center, near where the city is proposing improved lighting, crosswalks, trees and roundabouts. (Sun-Sentinel)

Instead of a massive mini-city designed by developers, Boca Raton is proposing its own changes for Midtown, a square mile off Military Trail near Town Center Mall that the city has been working for years to revitalize.

The city wants to create public gathering areas, add medians, trees and lighting and make the area pedestrian-friendly, even though walkers would have to cross six-lane Military Trail in some spots.

“There are ways to make it less scary and less dangerous,” Brandon Schaad, the city’s planning director, said of the north-south route, known for its traffic jams and long stoplights.

The city is not recommending any residential development in Midtown, Schaad said. The proposal is the city’s counter to a developer’s plan that had envisioned shops, restaurants and up to 2,500 apartments or condominiums. But as the plans became public, residents complained the development had too many apartments and new buildings.

The City Council rejected the development in January and later called for the study that was unveiled on Tuesday at the Spanish River Library. Crocker Partners, a real estate and management firm that had proposed Midtown Boca, filed suit in October, asking for $137 million in damages.

Crocker owns several buildings in or near Midtown, including The Plaza, 5355 Town Center Road; One Town Center, at 1 Town Center Road; One Boca Place, 2255 Glades Road; and Boca Center, 5150 Town Center Circle, which consists of two office buildings, a retail center and Marriott hotel.

After residents protested the proposal, the city asked for ideas on what they would like to see in Midtown, currently home to office buildings and restaurants, a bowling alley and a former Bally’s health club that has been closed since 2009. The consensus, according to Schaad: They want incremental changes that make the area prettier, safer for pedestrians, and accessible for community gatherings.

“They don’t want to see too much change too fast,” he said.

He said the city is looking at improving sidewalks and adding trees on several Midtown streets, including Northwest 19th Street, Butts Road and Military Trail. He said officials also are researching roundabouts that would slow traffic, bike paths and grass- and tree-filled medians. A survey will explore how employees in the office buildings commute to their workplaces.

He said moderate changes would take place over the next five years.

Residents in attendance on Tuesday said they liked what they heard.

“I’m glad to see the Midtown project is being well thought out and planned,” Bill DeAngelis said.

Resident Jack McWalter said he would like to see a development similar to Mizner Park, developed by Crocker, a retail-residential center in Boca Raton with many public gathering spaces that offers a “sense of place.”

“That’s what a lot of people in the community visualize,” he said.

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Additional Information About 1402 Wakefield Dr, Brandon, FL 33511

1402 Wakefield Dr, Brandon, FL 33511
1402 Wakefield Dr, Brandon, FL 33511
Bedrooms: 3
Full Bathrooms: 2
Lot Size Square Feet: 8181

*School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.

Year Taxes Land Additions Total Assessment 2018 – – + N/A = $111,738 2017 $1,618 – + N/A = $109,440 2016 $1,581 – + N/A = $107,189

The price and tax history data displayed is obtained from public records and/or MLS feeds from the local jurisdiction. Contact your REALTOR® directly in order to obtain the most up-to-date information available.

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Incumbent faces off against newcomer in 5th House District

Rep. Brandon McGee, D-Hartford, who’s seeking a fourth term in the 5th House District, faces off against a political newcomer, Republican Charles Jackson of Windsor.

McGee, 34, who lives in Hartford and works as a marketing outreach coordinator for the Capitol Region Education Council, in August defeated his party’s endorsed candidate, Lawrence Jaggon, in a landslide primary victory.

McGee has a master of science degree in management and organizational leadership from Albertus Magnus College and a bachelor of arts in political science from Alabama State University.

He said his endorsements include the Working Families Party, the Connecticut AFL-CIO, Connecticut Young Democrats, and the Service Employees International Union.

“There is an energy you feel going door-to-door, talking with voters,” he said.

As vice chairman of the legislature’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus, McGee said he’s increasing efforts to recruit and retain minority teachers and expand reentry programs, or programs and resources for individuals who’ve been released from prison.

Jackson, 47, said he’s mostly a stay-at-home dad who works part time as a bouncer at Arch Street Tavern in Hartford.

He’s a graduate of Bloomfield High School and attended the University of Connecticut for several years studying communications before leaving school to work as a television journalist.

Though a political action committee has endorsed him, Jackson said he hasn’t accepted any campaign contributions and is amazed at how much money gets thrown around during an election.

To get the word out about his candidacy, Jackson said he’s using word of mouth and social media.

Jackson said his campaign is different than most candidates because he’s not running on any particular platform — although he’s against tolls. He simply wants to represent people and help them.

What he has a problem with is the premise of tolls being implemented in Connecticut.

As to what ideas Jackson might have on how the state can generate revenue without tolls, he won’t say.

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Massive Midtown Tampa project signs Crescent Communities to build 390 apartments

Crescent Communities will build 390 apartments as part of the $500 million Midtown Tampa project near West Shore, The Bromley Companies said Thursday. Rendering courtesy of The Bromley Companies.

TAMPA — Crescent Communities has built hundreds of high-end apartments around Tampa in recent years and will build 390 more above a base of ground-floor stores and restaurants as part of the $500 million Midtown Tampa project, developers announced Thursday.

Construction on the Novel Midtown Tampa apartments is scheduled to begin late this year, with completion expected in the second half of 2020.

Neither unit sizes nor rental rates have been determined yet, said Margie Martin, spokeswoman for The Bromley Companies, the New York-based master developer for Midtown Tampa.

The apartments will be part of Midtown Tampa’s 1.8 million square feet of office, residential, retail, entertainment and hospitality development on 22 acres at the southeastern corner of Interstate 275 and Dale Mabry Highway.

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Based in Charlotte, N.C., Crescent has developed 60-plus master-planned communities of single-family homes, more than 20 million square feet of commercial space and 32 multifamily projects, including the 394-apartment Novel Riverwalk near the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts.

The Novel Riverwalk, which recently started leasing, has about the same number of apartments as the project planned at Midtown Tampa. It includes studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments with 528 to 1,510 square feet of space, a parking garage, fitness center and two saltwater pools.

Locally, Crescent also developed and sold the Crescent Bayshore, Crescent Crosstown and Crescent Westshore apartments.

"Tampa has really evolved into an attractive market, with strong employment growth and an active, livable environment, making it ripe for the first truly-integrated, walkable, mixed-use development in this region," Crescent senior managing director Jay Curran said in a statement released by the Bromley Companies.

The Novel Midtown Tampa apartments will be within walking distance of a recently announced 48,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market and 4 acres of activated outdoor space.

"The vibrant, walkable environment at Midtown Tampa is the ideal location for Novel, where residents will have access to experiences and spaces with a vibrant energy day and night," Bromley Companies CEO Nicholas Haines said in announcing Crescent’s involvement with the project.

Contact Richard Danielson at or (813) 226-3403. Follow @Danielson_Times

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Tyndall Air Force Base officials going ‘person by person’ to find out how to help evacuees

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein, center, and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth Wright, second from right, speak with Tyndall Air Force Base commander Col. Brian Laidlaw during a visit Oct. 27. Since Hurricane Michael swept the area, multiple major commands have mobilized assets to aid recovery operations at Tyndall. (Senior Airman Sean Carnes/Air Force)

Squadron commanders at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida are starting to go through their rosters “person by person” as they try to figure out how to help those who were forced to evacuate by Hurricane Michael.

Tyndall commander Col. Brian Laidlaw, who is also commander of the 325th Fighter Wing, told Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth Wright during their visit to Tyndall Saturday that Task Force Harp — which is focused on Tyndall’s personnel and is one of several task forces set up to handle various aspects of the base’s recovery — is working on figuring out each person’s situation and what they need.

“We are now leaning forward, and squadron commanders are looking down their rosters, person by person, trying to figure out what works best for each situation," Laidlaw said, according to an Air Force release posted Sunday.

About 11,000 personnel and their families were ordered to leave before the Category 4 storm devastated large portions of Tyndall. Many of them are at nearby Eglin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field, but others have moved elsewhere in the country.

The Air Force Personnel Center also said in a Friday release that it and Air Combat Command are now in the first phase of a three-phase reassignment plan for Tyndall personnel. As part of Phase 1, AFPC is processing orders to divert airmen who were previously scheduled to transfer into Tyndall, and processing orders for those who were already scheduled to move away from Tyndall.

“We must remain agile, innovative and responsive to Tyndall’s needs when we move into Phases 2 and 3 after Headquarters Air Force and ACC make decisions about the future of Tyndall missions,” AFPC Commander Maj. Gen. Andrew Toth said in the release. “We’ll support the 325th Fighter Wing commander’s manpower decisions based on those requirements. It’s important to understand that we’ll take into account the needs of our airmen and their families in all phases of the process.”

In a speech Saturday at the Airlift/Tanker Association’s conference in Dallas, ACC commander Gen. Mike Holmes said that Task Force Harp is trying to find new assignments for those PCSing airmen who are being diverted away from Tyndall, who had deployments lined up, and relocation options for evacuated personnel.

Staff Sgt. Brandon Liptrot, 1st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, sweeps debris off an aircraft at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 18, 2018 . Approximately 40 crew chiefs and avionics specialists travelled down to assist with getting the F-22s flight operational after Hurricane Michael. (Staff Sgt. Matthew Lotz/Air Force)

Laidlaw also said the infrastructure team, Task Force Phoenix, has brought in 1,200 people to try to figure out what can be saved, and rebuild what the base needs.

“Every single one of these people were sent here for a reason, and they have been doing amazing work,” Laidlaw said. “We are taking people in as fast as we can feed them and as fast as we can find a place for them to live, and every single one of them is doing exactly what we asked them to do.”

The team has inspected more than 300 of the base’s 704 non-housing buildings, Laidlaw said. At least 37 percent of those that have been inspected are fixable, he said.

“If you would have asked me two weeks ago how many of our buildings we thought would be operational, I would not have told you 37 percent,” he said. “This is a good news story.”

A third task force, comprised of aircraft maintainers and structural engineers, is focused on repairing aircraft that were damaged in the storm and getting them flyable again, Holmes said.

Laidlaw also said that power has been restored to Tyndall, and the base is carefully turning on its circuits. The base’s sewage system, including the waste water and treatment plant, is fully operational, he said.

AFPC also has a 16-person team at Eglin to help Tyndall airmen and their families. The team includes specialists on military assignments and civilian personnel issues, airman and family readiness experts, Exceptional Family Member Program professionals, military family life consultants and school liaison officers. As of Friday, the airman and family readiness experts had resolved more than 250 needs assessment cases and were working on 350 more, as well as coordinating wellness checks for more than 200 families of airmen who are deployed or assigned to remote locations.

And AFPC has coordinated more than $6 million in Stabilizing Assistance Grants for evacuated airmen through the Air Force Aid Society.

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Need A Job? Here Are The Newest Postings On The Job Board

TAMPA BAY, FL — Need a job? Here are the latest job postings on Patch.

New! Machulin Marketing

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FULL-TIME: Monday – Friday with optional Weekends POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: · Communicate with customers face to face, for a personalized experience. · Process orders in a fast-paced environment …

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We are looking to fill full time and part time positions at this time. Please forward your resume along for consideration. Company Description Symmetry Financial Group has been named one of America …

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Description Customer Service Representative Job Purpose: Attracts and serves customers by providing product and service information at events and promotions. Customer Service Representative Job …


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Top Notch Consultants is one of the leading advertising and marketing firms in the Florida area. We dominate in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast territory and pride ourselves on the incredible …


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Full time positions available, needs to be filled NOW! We represent NATIONAL CLIENTS within the Telecommunications and Technology Fields !! Duties would include: ✔ We promote leaders in the …

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We have full-time positions available for career minded individuals with unbeatable people skills. This is an entry level opening NOT in a call center environment. If you have restaurant, bar, or …

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The Marketing & Business Development Assistant is a full-time position assisting the sales and marketing team with the marketing & business development initiatives by providing support and …


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Requirements: • Full time opportunities are available • Minimum age of 18 years old. • Great communication and verbal skills. • Excellent sales and negotiation skills. • Good organization …

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Looking to hire full time employee to run a residential and commercial swimming pool cleaning route. Must be familiar with commercial filter pits as well as DE filters etc. Must have valid drivers …

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We have full-time positions available for career minded individuals with unbeatable people skills. This is an entry level opening NOT in a call center environment. If you have restaurant, bar, or …


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If you are hired full time you get benefits at 25 hours and you get 401K with match, vacation pay, sick pay, dental, vision, and medical. Please apply at your local ALDI

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Established premier beverage manufacturing companies in Haines City & Auburndale looking for team players to work on the production line and become part of the fast paced organization * Motivated …

Suncoast Drivers

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We have full time and part time opportunities available. Responsibilities: * Safely operate a heavy or tractor-trailer truck * Touch Freight * Ability to lift 50-75 lbs * Some Loading and Unloading …

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Typically, commission on a mortgage protection product is about $600 per family you protect and our average full time underwriter will sell 5 to 10 mortgage protection plans a week. In addition to …


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Full Time Sales Manager Brookdale Oakbridge 3110 Oakbridge Boulevard East Lakeland, FL 33803 Job #: SMSClakelFL691392 We"re looking for a sales/marketing professional with a proven track record of …

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Our company is hiring for both part time and full time at the moment. Part-timers earn on average $500-$1000 per week and full-timers earn $2000-$2500 per week. We have a system where we can target …

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Whether you are considering full-time, part-time or independent contractor opportunities with Envision Physician Services, you can rest assured you will be working for an industry-leader who delivers …

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People Ready currently has an opening for a Full-time internal Customer Service Representative CSR This is an Immediate Opening Our Staffing Specialist will support the branch operations and responds …

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The Pharmaceutical Sales Representative is a full-time position that includes a competitive compensation, lucrative quarterly incentive commissions based on sales results, innovative products to sell …

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Paralegal Full-Time Positions Located in Sarasota, FL. * Real Estate experience such as commercial leases desirable. * Able to research and convey opinions of legal subjects. * Excellent written and …


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Now Hiring a Baker! (Full-Time Position) Paisano’s Italian Bakery, located in Sarasota FL off of Stickney Point Rd is looking for a Baker for our store. We are seeking a talented and organized Baker

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Brandon Ford focuses on 2019 Ford Mustang lineup with new research tools

Tampa dealership adds new 2019 Ford Mustang model information pages and blog posts to its website

TAMPA, Fla., June 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Brandon Ford, a dealership in Tampa, Florida, is preparing for the upcoming arrival of the 2019 Ford Mustang lineup by adding a number of new model information pages and blog posts to its website.

These new model research tools can be used by customers who want to get a jump start on their search for a new Ford Mustang at Brandon Ford prior to its release.

These new research tools include new model research pages for a pair of special edition Mustangs that are new for the 2019 model year. This includes the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt and the 2019 Ford Mustang California Special. These pages include information on all the new features and capabilities of the 2019 Mustang lineup.

The Mustang section of the Brandon Ford Blog also houses multiple new posts that take a more in-depth look at the 2019 Ford Mustang lineup. This includes a post comparing the new lineup to the 2018 Mustang lineup, a post looking at the new style features of the 2019 Mustang lineup, a post looking at the new engine and performance features of the 2019 Mustang lineup and more.

All of these 2019 Ford Mustang research tools and more can be found on the dealership’s website at Customers can direct any questions they may have to the friendly and knowledgeable Brandon Ford staff by calling 813-246-3673. Brandon Ford is located at 9090 Adamo Drive in Tampa, FL.

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