Posts Tagged ‘Tips’

Spring has Arrived!

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

The first day of spring was this past weekend, March 20th, and while South Florida residents don’t tend to notice too much of a climate shift as other parts of the country it is still a good time to do some Spring cleaning! Doing a deep cleaning every few months is necessary to keep your […]

Happy 2016 Tax Season!

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

On January 19th the IRS officially opened up the tax season and is now accepting 2015 tax returns! It may not be the most exciting time of the year, but there can be some benefits to filing your tax returns, especially if you are a homeowner. It was rumored that many home-ownership tax deductions were […]

Signs it’s Time to Move

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

Moving can be a hassle, but it can also be a fun and smart move if you have reached a time in your current home where relocation will be best. Start 2016 off by thinking about whether your time has come to make that necessary move and break out the moving boxes! Here are some […]

Leaving for Vacation? Keep your home safe!

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

During the holidays lots of families travel and visit extended family and friends, which unfortunately means many homes are left empty and vulnerable to criminal activity. Here are some tips that will help keep your home safe while you are away this holiday season, and anytime you go on vacation! Call your local post office […]

Get creative when saving for a home!

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Saving for a down payment on a home can feel like an insurmountable task to take on, but there are a lot of options out there that will help you tackle the down payment hurdle! The conventional way to start saving is to start setting aside a portion of your paycheck each month towards the […]

First Time Home Buyers: Making an Offer!

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Buying a home is complicated, especially your first time around. If you are at the point where you have done your research and looked at homes for months (maybe longer!) and you have finally spotted your home. It is scary and exciting all at the same time – you are ready to make an offer…now […]

How to Prepare for an Open House

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

When preparing for an open house think about how most potential buyers want to imagine their own personal items in the home not yours. How can you accomplish this model home feel? A first step would be removing all trinkets and extra items from countertops and end tables. Anything that is not necessary to keep […]

Fall in Florida

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

The first official day of Fall is September 23rd! While here in sunny South Florida it may not feel like fall weather is upon us, there are lots of fun ways to decorate your home to make it feel like Fall. Here are some easy DIY ideas to give your home some Fall flavor: “Beach” […]

Keys to Being a Successful Homeowner

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Whether you are already a homeowner or you are contemplating taking the leap to home ownership, you know it is an exciting but big responsibility! A home is an investment and in order to keep your investment a positive one you need to maintain it. These tips can help you plan for those home improvements. […]

Finding a Home For You…and Your Furry Friend

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Many families looking for a home have a dog. While dogs cannot tell you the features they would like in your new home there are ways that owners can scout the real estate that will be pet friendly. Dogs are part of the family and keeping in mind your pets’ needs when searching for a home […]