If you’re from Florida, you know that we share a natural habitat for several species – specifically of the scaly variety. Yes, I’m talking about alligators. When people hear about Florida’s resident gator population, their first thought is often, “What do you do about that?” and the answer is to simply coexist. My neighborhood and … Continue reading Meet our neighbors, the gators!
As we spend more time at home, people are finding more ways to advance their homes technologically. New smart home devices are appearing on the marketing every day to meet families’ increasing demands for efficiency, convenience and connectedness. Here are three ways smart technology can enhance your haven. Climate control There are several smart home … Continue reading Make your home smarter
Homeowners associations are becoming more common across the United States, and are most prominent in recently built single-family homes and subdivisions. Though it may seem like an HOA is intimidating and enforces many rules, it also brings several benefits to residents and their properties. Here are my thoughts to consider if you’re unsure that a … Continue reading The perks of having an HOA
It’s no secret we’re living in a strange time, and for many, that means a significant impact on our pocketbooks. If you’re seeking ideas for additional income, you might want to consider adding an investment property to your list. And, don’t worry, you don’t have to be an HGTV house-flipping guru to invest in real … Continue reading Is an investment property right for you?
If you recently bought a house, are selling your home, or are currently on the market, you’ve probably been exposed to plenty of real estate jargon – from loans to lenders, lines of credit and so on. But, by far the most important piece of verbiage you can take away from your experience: home equity. … Continue reading Smart tips to build home equity
Calling all aspiring snowbirds! If you’re dreaming of a getaway home from the bitter cold winters up north, it’s no secret that Florida is one of the best places to defrost. Many people house hunting for properties in a faraway location may feel lost or intimidated, but purchasing a new home from long distance works … Continue reading Tips for long-distance house hunting
Looking for the home of your dreams, but bummed you can’t pay a visit? Whether they’re window shopping or finding a place outside of their current area, most homebuyers searching for a new place begin their journey online. Thanks to technology, homebuyers don’t have to worry about not being able to tour a home in … Continue reading The virtual tour voyage: Diving digitally into your future home
Contrary to belief, the demand for housing amid the COVID-19 pandemic is still strong. In fact, with the lowering of interest rates, more families who weren’t serious about purchasing a new home are now considering it more. The biggest change is a buyer’s behavior. Physical open houses are on pause, and most buyers are hesitant … Continue reading The virtual tour voyage: Sell your story
Every Earth Day, we are reminded how we can become better stewards of our planet. Once April 22 passes, we shouldn’t ignore our everyday impact on the environment. We should always try our best to be conscious of our carbon footprint, and the first place we can look to adapt is our home’s efficiency. Beyond … Continue reading Increasing your home’s efficiency
With today’s economic uncertainty, the decline of the seller’s market adds challenges to selling a home. The first way to pique potential buyers’ initial interest is by sprucing up your home’s curb appeal. Add seasonal plants with pops of color. Now is the time to take advantage of the comfortable weather and plant some … Continue reading Easy ways to improve your house’s curb appeal