Posts Tagged ‘Tips’

What Are My Closing Costs?

Monday, July 9th, 2018

There are a lot of terms and fees that a first time home buyer may not be all too familiar with, and closing costs are no exception. Without guidance, it can be difficult to navigate through your deal and understand what you’re paying for. To break it down, closing costs are the fees associated with […]

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 […]

Traveler Scam Warning for Seniors!

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Scammer warning! It’s that time of year when the weather is cooling and northerners travel south to take in the south Florida sunshine. Unfortunately with this migration come scammers. These scammers often visit homes claiming to work for water utilities, driveway paving, roofing companies and tree trimming. It is important to remember that you should not […]

Happy New Year from the Great Florida Homes Team!

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

January is almost over, but it’s never too late to make a resolution for the year! Here are a few tips that you can use to set your new year’s resolutions and some ways to keep those resolutions throughout the year. Set a plan for your resolutions in steps. Everyone always has those big dreams […]

Featured Listing: 4709 Woodlands Boulevard Tamarac Florida

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Welcome home to luxurious comfort with a golf course view from both your front and back door living areas. The brilliance of natural light flows through every room in this stylish home. This featured listing is located at: 4709 Woodlands Boulevard Tamarac, Florida. This is a contemporary mid-century modern home with a huge master closet […]

Senior Moving Stress

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

Many things get better with age…moving is not one of them. Moving at a young age can be fun and exciting, the prospect of a fresh start on the horizon. At an older age moving can mean downsizing or leaving behind a lot of family memories; so it can involve a lot more emotional and […]

Back to School!

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

It’s that time of the year again…back to school! Whether you are a parent with kids going to school, you’re a student yourself, or even if your family has nobody attending school currently – the school district you live in can affect your home buying process. Many home buyers will say the school district they […]

Tips for Managing Credit

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Credit doesn’t build or fix itself, is the first lesson everyone should learn when examining their credit scores. Be proactive when building credit, there are things you can do to create a good credit history. Get a credit card. This is the easiest way to start building credit, but many people find the action of […]

Do you believe everything you see on Zillow?

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Zillow has become a popular resource for consumers when looking for a home, looking for city data, and other pieces of information in the real estate realm. While the easy to use interface and cool app has made many consumers flock to it, Zillow has some shady tactics when it comes to the data you […]