Author: Terry Lehman

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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January 30, 2019

Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

When you decide to sell your home, should you have a home inspection done prior to listing? Hiring an independent inspector would allow you to get ahead of the game and reduce the stress of the overall process. Though hiring an inspector is out-of-pocket money, consider these benefits of an inspection before putting your home […]

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December 12, 2018

Staging Your Home for Selling

If you’re planning on selling your home after the first of the year, it is probably time to start thinking about how you want to present the home for potential buyers. That good first impression is critical. And it may just take a few minor touch-ups.  A warm and inviting home can go a long […]

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