Articles2017-09-23T17:18:38-04:00

Hunting The Property Investment Deal

November 8th, 2018|

The anticipation in property investment is finding “the deal.” The deal is the savings that come from buying a home in an “as is” condition. The purchase price allows the investor to increase the value [...]

Energy Efficiency for the Older Home

August 10th, 2018|

During the months of May through December, one of the most dreaded responsibilities for Floridians is their electricity bill. Unlike other parts of the country, Florida winters and early spring months bring comfortable weather and [...]

3 Variables of Property Value

June 19th, 2018|

Eventually, all homeowners seek the answer to the same question: “What is my home worth?” Whether the purchase of a house is to provide shelter, recurring revenue or rehab to sell, the achievement remains a [...]

How to Find Investment Property

April 15th, 2018|

Searching for an investment property is a totally different strategy than the real estate search for the average home buyer. Although owning a home is an investment, it also fulfills the basic needs of shelter [...]

Profit From Selling Your House May Be Tax-Free

February 5th, 2018|

The 2017 tax filing season runs from January 29th with returns due no later than April 17th. This year brings two extra days to the tax file deadline. The additional time is not a gift [...]

Why We Buy Houses

January 5th, 2018|

There are many reasons why homeowners decide to sell their home. From the intentions of growing a family to the adjustments of downsizing, there is hope that a strategic plan will lead to a successful [...]

Empty Nest: How To Downsize After The Kids Move Out

December 7th, 2017|

All parents face the inevitable episode of becoming Empty Nesters. The energy from the offspring that once contributed to the home is gone. The maturing adults are left to weigh the value of the space [...]

5 Common Structural Issues Florida Homes Could Face

November 23rd, 2017|

  Structural problems are critical issues within a home. This type of damage affects the core of the building. If not address, the situation can turn a residence into an uninhabitable piece of architecture. In [...]

Signs That It’s Time To Sell Your House

October 24th, 2017|

  One of the most important signs that spark the desire to sell your home is intuition. The little voice that says, “It's time to move...” Most of the time, this is a result of [...]

5 Real Estate Trends Every Florida Homeowner Should Know

October 4th, 2017|

  Understanding the progression of money accounts, stocks and other investments confirm prosperity. Trends that define the market of the largest asset, the home, are not evaluated until consideration for sale. Keeping an eye on [...]

Selling Inherited Property Fast

August 28th, 2017|

Inheriting a house can be emotional and stressful. Loss of a loved one is a major event. The home in which they lived represents cherished memories. A beneficiary may feel obligated to maintain the property, [...]

10 Cheap Ways to Give Your House A Facelift

August 3rd, 2017|

It's that time of day to check the mailbox. You get to the curb, pull out the mail and close the lid. Stepping from the curb, you look up and stop. From there you see [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Selling Your Home

June 27th, 2017|

After much consideration, it is time to sell your home. As a first-time home seller, you may be as nervous as to your next steps. Here are a few steps to help with the process. [...]

HUD Guide To Avoiding Foreclosure

May 12th, 2017|

There are a number of programs to assist homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure and otherwise struggling with their monthly mortgage payments. The majority of these programs are administered through the U.S. Treasury Department [...]

How to Stop Foreclosure in Florida

December 7th, 2015|

Florida has one of the highest rates of foreclosure in the country. The state has a foreclosure process that is judicial--the lender must file with the court to take possession of the property. This [...]