Real Estate

Aug. 30, 2019

Best Way to Prepare Your House for a Hurricane

It was Hurricane Harvey and then Irma - Now we have Dorian. We can have some doozies around here.  Nobody wants the reality of what might happen but it's important to understand and be prepared as much as possible.

One of the biggest things to prepare and plan for ...

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Posted in Real Estate
July 25, 2019

Going from Renting to Buying is Not Quite the Same Thing

Going from Renting to Buying is Not Quite the Same Thing

There are a lot of real estate articles out there telling you that if you can afford a rental payment you can afford a house payment. Heck, I've probably written some myself, but is that really true? If you can afford a $2000 rental payment does not mean you ...

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Posted in Real Estate
July 9, 2019

Should I Buy a Home in Florida in the Summer?

Should I Buy a Home in Florida in the Summer?

It's hot outside but that's totally normal around here. I think we're hitting a high of 90° today and that can make homebuyers a little sluggish but it's actually a great time to buy. 

Summer in Palm Beach County Florida is usually our slow time ...

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Posted in Real Estate
April 9, 2019

6 Ways to Boost ROI on Your Vacation Home

ROI, or return on investment, is a performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment or compare the efficiency of a number of different investments. Often referred to vacation homes or rentals, ROI includes deducting expenses, mortgage interest, and property taxes, which is ideal if you limit personal ...

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Posted in Real Estate
Dec. 10, 2018

Palm Beach FL Makes National News as Luxury Buyers Search for Something Different

A recent article published on MSN Business Insider turned its attention to the surprising changes in trends on luxury real estate sales and what buyers are currently looking for in luxury properties. The article titled “ A Palm Beach real-estate agent says she’s surprised by the latest request from her ...

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Posted in Real Estate
Oct. 9, 2018

5 Tips to Know Before Taking Your Own Real Estate Photos

I've had a lot of homeowners asked to use their own photos on the listing and this is worked out great if they are a professional photographer. If you really want to sell the home, those photos can be the first impression that will make or break the sale ...

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Posted in Real Estate
Sept. 25, 2018

Should We Buy a Condo, Cottage House or Single Family Home in Palm Beach Gardens?

Condo or Single Family House in Palm Beach County?

Considering moving to the beach? Maybe you already live here and are now considering a home of your own. Whatever the case may be you might be wondering if a condominium, cottage house or townhome or a single-family house makes the ...

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Posted in Mirasol, Real Estate
Sept. 20, 2018

10 Simple Ways to Make Buying a Home More Affordable

You want to buy but you just don't know where to start or how. Getting your finances together, looking at homes then pulling the trigger all seems like huge steps, and they are! But you can make it easier and more affordable with these 10 simple steps.

Here's ...

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Posted in Real Estate
Sept. 14, 2018

15 Things All New Homeowners Should Do

15 Things All New Homeowners Should Do

New to homeownership? There are a lot of things to know and keep track of, but I have developed a list of the 15 most important things to know or do as a first-time homeowner.

1. Change address and set up utilities

  • Student loans
  • Credit Card
  • Magazine subscriptions
  • Delivery services ...
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Posted in Real Estate
July 12, 2018

The Hidden Cost of Selling Your Home

We all know that selling your home may cost a little bit of money, either in real estate commissions or marketing costs but there are a few hidden costs to selling your home that you might not be aware of. It's important to know all of the details to ...

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Posted in Real Estate