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October 7, 2019

Hurricane Season isn’t Over Yet; Don’t Wait to Purchase Homeowners Insurance

The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 20. As we have already witnessed this season, strong storms can prove to be great threats with water and wind damage resulting in costly repairs. Although the peak of hurricane season has passed, it’s risky to take a chance that another storm won’t impact the […]

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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 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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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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August 16, 2018

Just Bought a New Home Here; Some Things to Do

The city in which you choose to purchase your home is of equal importance as the house itself. A college town, Gainesville’s many activities revolve around the Gator Nation, its most famous coming around every fall semester and rounding up thousands of fans in The Swamp. But what about the rest of the year? What […]

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July 9, 2018

The Importance of Homeowner’s Insurance

It is an aspect of owning a home that often gets overlooked by many first-time buyers: homeowner’s insurance. Just like car insurance and health insurance, it is a necessary evil that must be bought in case of a tragedy. Just like any type of insurance, it is important to shop around, consider what one believes […]

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June 25, 2018

Hurricane season is upon us. Are you ready?

Although Gainesville is not a coastal city, one must not underestimate the destruction a hurricane may bring. The flooding left by last year’s storms left Gainesville paralyzed for days. What does this year have in store? How can you secure your valuables? As a long-time Gainesville resident, I have braved many storms, and have compiled […]

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December 5, 2017

The most common pitfalls of buying or selling a home and how to avoid them

When it comes to buying and selling properties, you must be very cautious. For this reason, you should take into consideration the following tips: Mispricing your property: Some sellers overprice their properties making it very hard to sell. Others, underprice it making it easy to lose profits. Therefore, my recommendation is to create a CMA […]

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November 29, 2017

Condos, townhomes or single-family homes?

Before deciding on buying a condo, townhome or single-family house, it’s important to take into consideration certain factors like location and lifestyle, maintenance costs, rules of ownership, lending and price and monthly fees. For those of us who are in the professional world, we sometimes decide based on how close that home is from our […]

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