Selling Your Home: Three Fundamental Things You Should Do

Posted by Lee Anderson // July 18, 2018

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Home sellers are often given a huge list of things they need to do in order to sell their home. The list can be quite overwhelming, especially if you have limited time or funds. However, if you look at most lists, you will find that the items can be broken down into three main categories. […]

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Home Selling With Pets: Don’t Lose Money

Posted by Lee Anderson // July 11, 2018

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As you know, first impressions are imperative when selling your home. For most people, this means adding neutral colors to your walls and floors or sprucing up the front yard. However, if you have pets, you need to consider how they will affect the first impression of potential buyers. Here are some things you should […]

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Five Things To Fix Before Selling a Home

Posted by Lee Anderson // July 4, 2018

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Across Florida, the real estate industry has bounced back. Homes are selling quickly with most homes under contract within the first two months of going to market. However, not all homes sell equally well. Here are five things to consider before selling a home. Bathrooms Having too few bathrooms can make selling a home difficult. […]

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Curb Appeal: Inexpensive Tips For Keeping Your Florida Lawn Green

Posted by Lee Anderson // June 27, 2018

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As a homeowner, especially if you are considering selling your home in the near future, curb appeal is essential. Not only will a beautiful lawn enhance the first impression of potential buyers, but it will also increase the value of your home. However, keeping a lawn green in the scorching hot Florida summer can be […]

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7 Tips To Reduce Your Florida Cooling Costs

Posted by Lee Anderson // June 20, 2018

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Did you know that U.S. homeowners spend $11 billion per year to air condition their homes? That’s about six percent of all energy used. Not to mention, that six percent is concentrated during the hottest months of the year, accounting for half of your electric bill in the summer months. That’s why, today, we’d like […]

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It’s Florida Hurricane Season: What Homeowners Need To Do To Prepare

Posted by Lee Anderson // June 13, 2018

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Living in Florida is amazing. People come from all over the world to enjoy the sunshine, water, and all things Disney throughout the summer months. However, homeowners need to consider another summer visitor: Florida hurricane season. As a homeowner, you need to prepare your home for the storms to come. Here are a few tips […]

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7 June Maintenance Tips For the Florida Homeowner

Posted by Lee Anderson // June 6, 2018

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It’s the first of June and summer is about to hit full stride. As a Florida homeowner, you need to be sure that you consider the following June maintenance tips to keep your investment in tip-top shape. Whether you’re planning to sell your home soon or wish to live in your home for several more […]

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Pros and Cons of a Low Down Payment

Posted by Lee Anderson // May 30, 2018

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Conventional loans typically require the homebuyer to pay a 20% down payment. For a $250,000 home, this means coming up with $50,000 plus the closing costs. For many first time homebuyers, coming up with such a large down payment seems daunting, so they turn to low down payment programs such as FHA (3.5% down), USDA […]

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Budgeting: How Much House Can You Afford?

Posted by Lee Anderson // May 16, 2018


Budgeting is essential as you begin to think about buying a house. Although your lender can help you determine how much house you can afford, you can get an idea on your own. Doing so will help you be realistic as well as determine how much you need to save for down payments and closing […]

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Buying Your First Home: 3 Financial Steps

Posted by Lee Anderson // May 9, 2018

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Buying your first home can be quite exciting – and stressful. One of the biggest stressors is figuring out how to prepare financially for this big purchase. Here are the three steps you need to take so that you can find and close on the right home. Step 1: Know How Much Home You Can […]

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