Who Pays for Title Insurance?

Monday, August 20th, 2018

To say title insurance can be a confusing concept is an understatement, especially for a first time home buyer. Although it is not required, a lack of title insurance can mean a lack of protection from claims against your ownership of the home, and therefore the risk of losing your insurance. So what is title […]

10 Tips for Creating an Energy Efficient Home

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

There are countless benefits to creating an energy efficient home from the environmental stipulations to the overall financial benefits. Here are some helpful tips and suggestions for making sure your home is getting the best of both worlds. Replace your old(er) appliances Switching your refrigerator, washer/dryers, or dishwasher to a more energy efficient model, such […]

I Have An Accepted Offer-What’s Next?

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Your offer on your dream home has just been accepted and you’re getting ready to pop the champagne, but is it too soon to celebrate? Even though your offer has been accepted, the home buying process has just begun. Inspections are a big part of home buying. Home inspections and other types of revisions may […]

Financing after a Foreclosure or Short Sale

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Have you been the victim of a foreclosure or short sale? Are you in a dilemma about where to go from there? Losing your home to a foreclosure or short sale can be one of the most trying times in anyone’s life. While coping with such a financial setback is never easy, seeing at it […]

What To Do Before Applying for a Single Family Home Mortgage

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Everyone has a checklist for our personal goals, whether it is written in a journal or just being kept as a secret in the back of your mind. Although time will always march on, you cannot deny the fact that you and your family want to enjoy the holidays and all the things that make life worth living in the place you call your […]

When did entitlement become fashionable? | Kristen Bomas’ Blog

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Kristen is a friend of mine that I consider very INSIGHTFUL! In her new blog which you can read by clicking the link below will teach you how we define ourselves as entitled. There is the entitled thought that if a person yells loud enough and makes enough commotion, he or she will give or get […]

Real Estate and Due Diligence

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Lots of real estate websites put importance on doing due diligence prior to placing an offer. What is “FHA” anyway? Despite sounding like a term you’d commonly hear on a legal drama, “Due Diligence” is simply the act of investigating prior to signing a contract. Common sense dictates that “Due Diligence” is an important part […]

Organizing Your Home for School

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

If you have a school age child in your home, back-to-school season understandably brings in an air of promises not just for the child but for the parents as well: this school year would be better than the last; I will be more active for my child’s PTA this school year; I will spend more […]

Affordable Ways to Keep Your Home Cool

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

As much as summer in Florida is amazing, it can also be hot and sticky. You could turn the thermostat to 80 but you’ll still be sweaty during a heat wave. These little steps cost next to nothing. Keeping the heat low and your savings high, these tips can reduce stress on your air conditioner […]

What Buyers Should Know

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

When someone wants to buy a home, a lot of things come into play: What does the house look like? Will it be of the right size and right number of rooms for me and my family? Is it located in a good neighborhood? But eventually, it all boils down to one thing: NO ONE […]