Home Ownership

Feb. 9, 2021

Is It a Closet? Or Is It an Office?

ClofficeThe ‘Cloffice’: Is It a Closet? Or Is It an Office?

Some people have opened doors in a search for home office space, pushing clothes and boxes aside to turn one of their closets into a small office.

CHICAGO – Pressed for space to work, some remote workers are reimagining ...

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Jan. 15, 2021

Thinking About a Reverse Mortgage?

Converting Your Home Equity Into CashHome Valuation

Reverse Mortgage Basics

If you are an older homeowner it might be time to think about getting a reverse mortgage. This can be a smart financial decision if you’re looking to convert your home equity into money. Often a better decision than a home ...

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Posted in Finance, Home Ownership
Oct. 29, 2020

What Buyers Should Ask When Considering an HOA

Joining a Home Owners Association? Know what questions to ask.

Home Owners Association rules (otherwise known as the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions or CC&Rs) typically include rules governing the community. Some HOA's have few restrictions, but others may have strict limitations.

What Buyers Should Ask When Considering ...

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Posted in FAQ's, Home Ownership
Sept. 28, 2020

Decorating: Cluttered vs Cozy

Decluttering and decorating are typically the first steps taken in getting a home ready for sale. But a new home design trend called "cluttercore" offers a different take on home staging and interior design.

Home Decorating

As the name implies, "cluttercore" is characterized by filling your living area with a multitude of ...

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Posted in Home Ownership
Aug. 29, 2020

5 Tips for Increasing Your Home's Value

 

Increase Your Home's Value BEFORE Listing It

Whether you’re prepping your house to go on the market now or looking for ways to maximize its long-term appreciation, basic home improvement projects can go a long way towards adding function, beauty, and value to your home. Best of all ...

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Aug. 23, 2018

Home Ownership Tips and Topics

Posted in Home Ownership
Aug. 12, 2018

Smart Homes: A Risk to Homeowners?

 Real Estate News Brought to you by Eric Slifkin, Team Lead

Smart Homes: The Way of the Future or a Risk to Homeowners?
By Liz Dominguez

Glitches of early iterations aside, smart home technology has an increasingly active presence in the lives of homeowners who are looking for convenience and ...

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Posted in Home Ownership, News
Jan. 22, 2018

Heading out of Town? Make Sure Your Home is Protected

Heading out of Town? Make Sure Your Home is Protected

Whether you’re heading out of town for the weekend or packing up the entire family for an extended vacation, taking the time to make sure your home is protected before hitting the road is crucial. By taking the following tips ...

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Posted in Home Ownership
Jan. 17, 2018

Real Estate 2018: What to Expect

Real Estate 2018: What to Expect

As we head into a new year, the most common question we receive is, “What’s the outlook for real estate in 2018?”

It’s not just potential buyers and sellers who are curious; homeowners also want reassurance their home’s value is going up. The ...

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Posted in Home Ownership, News
May 29, 2017

Making Your Home Green

Infographic: Here are four things you can do to make your home more green while saving money!

This post has been authored by Eric Slifkin, REALTOR® serving South Florida’s Treasure Coast. You can reach me at 888-288-1765, or visit my Web site. As your resource for information on new or ...

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