October 23, 2020

The Home Inspection Checklist

Home inspections can be one of the highlights in the buying process for homebuyers. Typically, home inspections provide an opportunity for the buyers to do a full walkthrough. This walkthrough gives homebuyers the ability to better prepare themselves for anything that they may be getting themselves into. Home inspections are normally purchased by the homebuyer, […]

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October 10, 2020

Different New-Home Payment Strategies

When searching for a new home, there are two financial questions every homebuyer should ask themselves. Can you afford the monthly payments? And how much of a down payment should you make? Asking, and then answering, these two questions can be stressful. Especially for first-time homebuyers, navigating the budgeting process of purchasing a home can […]

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September 3, 2020

What to Negotiate When Buying a Home

Buying a home is a major financial decision, and, for many, is the biggest financial decision they will make. Prior to starting the buying process, it’s important to know what you can negotiate as it can save you money, headache and even time on potential repairs. After all, you are the buyer. The worst that […]

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August 28, 2020

Tax Benefits of Being a Homeowner

Home ownership is a goal for many. Not only is owning a home more affordable than renting in the long run, it also provides unique benefits. One of the benefits of home ownership is how it affects your taxes. While a homeowner will probably not be eligible for all the benefits, it is still important […]

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August 14, 2020

A Busy Hurricane Season

While hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, it is only now that we are entering the busy part of hurricane season. That’s despite the fact that it’s only the first part of August, and we have already had 11 named storms. That’s unprecedented for almost any hurricane season. Typically, it is October […]

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July 29, 2020

How to Start DIY Landscaping

Many people have used this summer season or their time in quarantine to clean out their garage or renovate parts of their house. If you’re looking to take on a new summer project, do-it-yourself landscaping is the project for you. DIY landscaping can be an affordable, creative option for those wanting to improve the appearance […]

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June 22, 2020

How to Avoid the Most Common Mistakes in Buying or Selling a Home

The process of buying or selling a house can be daunting. It is one of the largest financial decisions that most people make during their life. It’s always best to use a professional to guide you through the process. Before you begin, it’s important to be aware of the common mistakes made so that you […]

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May 20, 2020

The Real Estate Market in a Pandemic

In most cases, the most crucial time in the selling of a home is the visit by the prospective buyer. And while that is still happening in some cases, we are really in a new normal when it comes to buying and selling homes. From the beginning of the state’s lockdown, real estate was considered […]

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March 30, 2020

Packing Up Right – 7 Tips for Packing Your Home

In the long list of tasks to complete leading up to your moving date, the packing process can be one of the most time consuming. If you are using a professional mover, much of what is listed below can be taken out of your hands. If you choose to move yourself, you may be looking […]

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March 18, 2020

A Pet-Friendly Moving Process

When moving into your newly purchased home, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and wrapped up in the process. Decorating, renovations, financing and everything in between can make the first days fly by. However, it’s important to remember your pets in the process. Pets, small or large, are going through a period of change just like […]

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