Realtor in Saint Petersburg, FL | Jeff Copeland
  • Your REALTOR® in St Petersburg, FL!

    If you're a homeowner, first time home buyer, military member or veteran, or real estate investor looking for a real estate agent in St Petersburg, Florida who specializes in your specific needs, look no further!

    My name is Jeff Copeland. I hold a master's degree in public administration as well as a bachelor's in management and international business, and I'm a retired military veteran with over 21 years of service.

    As an investor-friendly real estate agent serving St Petersburg and Tampa, I specialize in working with sellers, first time home buyers, military members and veterans, and real estate investors. I offer a full spectrum of real estate services, including property management, in St Petersburg and throughout the Tampa Bay area.

  • Reviews


    As first time homebuyers, we didn't know what to expect or where to begin. Jeff helped us every step of the way, through seeing 25 plus houses and making multiple offers. He encouraged us when we didn't think we were going to find a house that met all our... (more)


    I bought my first home with Mr. Copeland and also use him as my go to realtor for my investment business. He is professional, responsive and very knowledgable. I trust him fully and look forward to working with him in the future. I highly recommend his... (more)


    Jeff was very knowledgeable about the St Pete market, and the overall process of buying a home. I am a first time home buyer, so I asked a lot of questions and he always had an answer! He also referred me to a great lender.

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  • Recent Posts

    Shop til You Drop: Finding, Viewing, and Choosing Potential Properties

    You’ve chosen a real estate agent and mortgage lender, have your pre-approval letter in hand, and have narrowed down the neighborhoods and types of homes you’re looking for. It’s time to get this show on the road! Zillow/Trulia and the dreaded Z-Word Most first-time home buyers start their home search online long before they contact […]

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    Types of Houses

    While most first-time home buyers picture a detached single family home when they think of their dream-home, there are actually a few other options available to first-time home buyers. As you search for your home, your REALTOR® should be able to filter for any of the following options, so it helps to know what kind […]

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    Types of Loans

    You mean there are different kinds? While there are dozens of different mortgage products available to home buyers, first-time home buyers usually choose between one of these three options: Conventional – As the name implies, a conventional loan is a “typical” loan that isn’t subsidized or backed by a government entity. Because of this, conventional […]

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    Types of Lenders

    You mean there are different kinds? Yep! There are two types of mortgage lenders that are relevant to first-time home buyers – 1) mortgage brokers, and 2) direct lenders (or mortgage bankers). Mortgage Brokers – If you’ve ever shopped for car insurance, you probably realize that many insurance agents don’t just sell insurance policies for […]

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    Other People’s Money: Working with Mortgage Lenders & Getting Pre-approved

    As you probably already know, most first-time home buyers don’t purchase their home with a suitcase full of cash. They borrow a large percentage of the money (usually anywhere from 80% to 100%) required to purchase the home, and agree to pay it back with interest over a number of years (typically 30). The bank, […]

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