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Rainy Day Funds

June 28, 2018

Last year, Hurricane Irma barreled through Southwest Florida, causing millions of dollars in damages just in our area. Most people have insurance to cover this damage, but some of the repair work will still need to be covered by money out of pocket. This is commonly called a “rainy day fund” (very literal after a hurricane with lots of flood damage). But, many […]

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Zoning Affects Buyers

June 21, 2018

Zoning is a big trigger word you will hear in the market today. But what does it mean, particularly for new home buyers? Zoning was originally used to predominantly separate residential neighborhoods from industrial ones. But in the past 30 years, communities have used zoning laws in order to prevent new-home booms. That’s because they often want to preserve the look of their […]

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Sell Your House by Thinking Like a REALTOR©

May 22, 2018

The real estate market is booming right now. In both metropolitan areas and also in Florida, home owners are realizing the growing value of not only selling a home and investing in real estate, but of understanding the thought process of a REALTOR©. To get your home sold more quickly and for its greatest value, consider how a REALTOR© thinks and how they […]

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Looking at Florida Real Estate Expectations for 2018

February 27, 2018

Florida’s economy expanded in 2017, and that growth is expected to continue through 2018, according to economists and business data experts who spoke to a crowd of about 500 REALTORS® at the 2018 Florida Real Estate Trends event recently during Florida Realtors Mid-Winter Business Meetings. “For 2018, from a business point of view, Florida’s economy benefits from a growing population, strong and growing […]

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The Importance of Home Inspection Checklists

January 2, 2018

Home inspection checklists include a detailed list of features throughout a home and act as a guide for home inspectors to look for any defects or other necessary repairs. Though checklists used may not be exact replicas across all regional areas or even from one inspector to another throughout the nation, the lists are lengthy and typically include many if not all of […]

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