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7 Tips to Maximize Your Home’s Sale Price

Over the past few years, a real estate buying frenzy bid up home prices to eye-popping amounts. However, as mortgage rates have risen, buyer demand has cooled. 1 Consequently, home sellers who enter the market today may need to reset their expectations. The reality is, it’s no longer enough to stick a “for sale” sign…

10 Pro Tips for a Smooth Home Move

The process of buying a new home can be both exhilarating and exhausting. But the journey doesn’t stop when you close on your property. On the contrary, you still have quite a bit to do before you can begin the process of settling into your new place. Fortunately, you don’t have to do everything in…

What is Homestead Exemption

Filing for Homestead and Other Exemptions All legal Florida residents are eligible for a Homestead Exemption on their homes, condominiums, co-op apartments, and certain mobile home lots if they qualify. The Florida Constitution provides this tax-saving exemption on the first and third $25,000 of the assessed value of an owner/occupied residence. While a complicated formula…

MARCH MARKET UPDATE

COVID-19 EDITION SHIFTING STATS Stay-at-home orders appear to be influencing the decision to put properties on the market. The number of homes listed for sale fell 13.1% for the week ending March 21 and 34% in the week ending March 28 according to Realtor.com. Home price growth slowed during the same two weeks to 3.3%…

September Festivals

FREE FUNTASTIC FRIDAYS & MOVIES FRIDAYS – HOLLYWOOD Free family films at 8 p.m. at the ArtsPark in Young Circle. September 7th: Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG). /Septmebr 14th: Sing (PG). September 21st: D2: The Mighty Ducks (PG). September 28th: Ghostbusters (PG). The films are preceded by family fun from 5-8 p.m. with face painters, a…

What Does Your Front Door say About You?

As fall cleaning has become the new spring cleaning, one of our past clients brought an interesting question to us: What does my front door color say about me? Being one of the first things people notice about your home it sends subconscious signals about everything from your extroversion to your creativity, so we’ve done…