February 20, 2020

What Do Homebuyers Want in a New Home?

Over the past few decades, housing trends have come and gone. From wallpaper and carpet-covered flooring, to big outdoor pools and decked-out basements, new homebuyers have seen their fair share of wish list items. More recently, especially since after the 2008 recession, new homebuyers began shifting their wish lists to be more practical and to […]

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December 20, 2019

First-Time Homebuyers and Financing Your Home

For many new and soon-to-be homeowners, figuring out the financing process can be stressful. Especially in recent years, with many young adults having to balance their student loan debt with their budgeting, it can be overwhelming to look into the logistics of purchasing a home. But this doesn’t have to be the case. Searching the […]

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November 14, 2019

Tips on Preparing Your House for a Showing

You’ve hired your Realtor. You’ve begun the packing process. You’ve started to share the news that your house is on the market. But what about the showings? Home showings can be a stressful process that begs attention to detail. If you’re living in your home while it’s on the market, that can present even more […]

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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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September 24, 2019

The Growing Gainesville Market

The Gainesville area is growing right before our eyes. Restaurants, shopping plazas and an expanding university campus are filling up the spaces all around the community. However, Gainesville still maintains that close, community feeling that many homeowners look for. The perfect combination of convenience and community is readily available throughout the area. Whether you’re looking […]

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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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