July 2016

28
Jul

What Do Empty-Nesters Spend Their Money On When the Kids Leave?

At Bob’s Carpet Mart and Flooring, we have a carpet sale many times during the year and we have often wondered if saving money was the only reason so many people come into the store during these sales. We have noticed that many of our customers are retired individuals who are looking to make changes to their homes once the

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26
Jul

Buying Power!

Everybody loves a good bargain. It is safe to say that most times when we are shopping for something. we are always looking for the best deals. In the grocery store we check the front for double coupon days, or see what the specials are through the flyer at the front of the store. When we are looking for clothes

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15
Jul

Tampa Bay Area Property Values Continue to Show Healthy Growth

Several counties in the Tampa Bay​ area are on track to see continued growth in terms of property value assessments. This is good news, as it may indicate that the Bay area is finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with this current real estate crisis. In simple terms, this means that many homes and business properties

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8
Jul

Sale of the Century

I remember back in the 70’s as a kid, walking into homes that had sunken living rooms, dens, playrooms and finished basements. Almost all of those rooms had the same thing in common, shag carpeting. For those of you who have no idea what shag carpet is, it was a carpet that had a very long loop that was cut

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