Author: Terry Lehman

August 22, 2019

Cover All Your Bases When Purchasing a Home

Buying a new home can be nerve-racking and time consuming. Finding the “perfect” home is daunting but if you understand more about the neighborhood and the house, you will feel more confident in your purchase. We have compiled a list of tips that will help your home-buying process be smoother and less stressful. Look at […]

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August 4, 2019

Home Decorating Tips for Staying or Selling

Decorating your home has the ability to completely change a room. It can make spaces look more open or even just give an area the “revamping” that it needs. Whether you want to completely renovate a room or just add a few small things to spruce it up, we have compiled some of the perfect […]

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July 8, 2019

The Right Time to Sell Your Home

Prior to putting your home up for sale, you may want to consider the timing of it. Choosing the right time to sell your home can result in  a better offer. If you have lived in the same home for several years, you may have equity you can use for a down payment on your […]

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June 11, 2019

How to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is upon us in Florida, running from June 1 to November 30, and it is important to plan ahead before the peak of the season between August and October. Having thorough preparations in place is necessary to ensure the safety of your home, property and family. Read through these tips to prepare: With […]

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May 20, 2019

Moving Checklist: The Essentials

Congratulations on your new home! Moving from one home to another can be a lengthy and exhausting process, and oftentimes, some basic necessities can be overlooked. To make the move as smooth as possible, here are the essential tasks to check off your moving list: Transfer utilities before closing on your new home. If you […]

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April 22, 2019

Why to Use a Real Estate Agent When Buying a Home

When buying a home, it’s imperative to be as informed as possible, about the process, your options and legalities. There are many factors to consider when you’re looking for a new home, and the most advantageous option is to use a professional Realtor or real estate agent. Read these reasons to learn why: Finding listings. […]

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April 8, 2019

Three things to keep in mind when buying your first home

Buying a home for the first time yields a sense of financial responsibility and adulthood but is an immense commitment. Taking on a house is a huge step and usually increases your obligations – mortgage, utilities, maintenance and keeping the yard in shape. Aside from these things, owning a home can be an incredibly rewarding […]

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March 27, 2019

What to expect during the closing process from the buyer’s perspective

If you’re about to close on a house, congratulations! The closing process is the last step in the home buying process, though it is a lengthy one, and having background information will better prepare you for what to expect. Overall, your closing date is the day you become the legal owner of your new home. […]

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March 20, 2019

How to Manage Stress During the Buying Process

While deciding to buy a new home can be one of the most rewarding investments, it is imperative to know how to cope with the overall stress and possible unforeseeable obstacles. The scope of stress can range from emotional to financial and being proactive can reduce the impact immensely. Here are some suggestions for how […]

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February 27, 2019

Home Upgrades That Pay Off in Resale

When deciding to sell your home, there are an abundance of factors to consider, including any home improvements to make and which pay off more than others. Keep in mind these home upgrades that have the highest pay off in resale: Painting: With dramatic results and a relatively low price, painting is a great way […]

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