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    Five Tips for Selling a Home Amid Social Distancing

    By Richard Varner | May 18, 2020

      It’s May 2020 and we find ourselves in the middle of a pandemic. For many of us (if not all of use) our lives and plans have been put on hold in many dramatic and unexpected ways. But if you’ve been planning to sell your home, it’s not necessarily time to cancel your plans.... Read More

    Six Things to get Your Home Ready to Sell

    By Paul Michelotti | April 15, 2020

    Believe it or not, there are quite a few things you can do to prep your house for a sale without leaving your home or spending a lot of money. Here are Six Things You Can Do to Get Your Home Ready to Sell. Deep Clean Before listing your home (and then throughout the selling... Read More

    10 Quick & Easy Home Improvement Projects

    By Richard Varner | April 9, 2020

    If you’re a homeowner, chances are you’re willing to do some home improvement projects to enhance your property. But maybe you’re not prepared to do a whole-house renovation or even a major kitchen makeover. The good news is that there are quite a few home improvement projects you can do yourself, quickly and inexpensively. Here... Read More

    Economic Impact of Buying a Home in Florida

    By Paul Michelotti | April 6, 2020

    How is the housing market in your state affecting our local economy? The real estate industry accounted for $227.3 billion or 21.9% of the gross state product in 2018.   This includes aspects like home construction costs, real estate brokerages, mortgage lending, and title insurance. When you buy a home, you’re making an impact that is... Read More

    Technology & Social Distancing in Real Estate

    By Paul Michelotti | March 26, 2020

    How Technology Helps with Social Distancing in Real Estate In just the past 20 years, technology has helped change the face of real estate transactions. Until very recently, many of us felt that technology might’ve been making real estate less personal.  The reduced face-to-face interaction as a result of smart tech meant that buying and... Read More

    Resources to help you stay safe during COVID-19.

    By Admin | March 24, 2020

    Hi. Things have CHANGED since we last spoke. It’s a whole new reality out there, thanks to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic circling the Earth. We’re staying indoors (most of us, anyway). Restaurants have closed down or become drive-thrus. Our favorite stores and businesses have shut their doors. We’re working from home – alongside our kids... Read More

    The Nine Worst Mistakes Made by First-Time Buyers

    By Paul Michelotti | February 27, 2020

      There’s plenty to think about when buying a home, and plenty of potential mistakes to be made. That’s especially true for first-time buyers who’ve not gone through the process before. Here are nine serious but common mistakes you should avoid when buying your first home. 1) Getting Too Emotionally Attached Until the deal is... Read More

    4 Reasons you Need a Buyers Agent when you Purchase a Home

    By Admin | January 21, 2020

    Buying a home is an important decision, and using a buyer’s agent can help guide you throughout each stage of the process. A buyer’s agent can also play a key role in helping you find the best deal available for your budget. On the other hand, trying to buy a home on your own can... Read More

    10 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

    By Richard Varner | December 17, 2019

    If you’re planning on selling your home, there are a whole bunch of ways that you can increase the property’s value. Some of these are simple and inexpensive. Some are bigger upgrades that need some investment. Together, these 10 upgrades will very likely increase the selling price of your home. 1. Upgrade the Kitchen The... Read More

    Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

    By Admin | November 22, 2019

    The Fall Season is a good time to take care of home maintenance projects.  It's a great time of year to boost energy efficiency throughout your home, and prevent damage to the exterior of your home with some TLC for your yard. Here are 7 items to check off before the new year begins. Read More