Home Ownership

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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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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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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Feb. 23, 2016

Home Maintenance - Irrigation Systems

Keep Your Lawn Hydrated

Higher temperatures are on the way. Now is a great time to have your irrigation system inspected so it's ready to keep your lawn at its greenest. You've spent a lot of time and money making sure your landscaping works for you and you ...

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Feb. 3, 2016

Understanding Your Home’s Equity

How Much Equity Do You Have in Your Home?

The dream of home ownership is about more than just a stable place to live, exempt from the whims and decisions of landlords. For many, home ownership is a piece of the wealth building picture, essential to a future retirement or ...

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Jan. 28, 2016

El Niño Brings a Wet Winter to the Treasure Coast

6 Tips for Homeowners to Weather a Wet Winter

Warmer winters aren't always better. With this season on track to be warmer (and wetter) than average, homeowners should prepare now for the potential of extreme precipitation, says Peter Duncanson, director of Disaster Restoration System Development at ServiceMaster Restore.

"When ...

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May 10, 2015

Questions to Ask When Joining an HOA

Joining a Home Owners Association? Know What Questions to Ask.

By John Voket

Neighborhood Link (neighborhoodlink.com) defines a HOA or Homeowner Association is a legal entity created to manage and maintain the common areas of a community. Typically these "common areas" consist of things like pools, clubhouses, landscaping, parks ...

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April 30, 2014

Six Essential Homebuyer Tips

We surveyed four hundred real estate professionals and industry experts to determine the top home buying tips they would actually recommend to their clients. Click here for our Ultimate List of Homebuyer Tips.

Infographic: Six Essential Homebuyer Tips

Home Buying Tips

Even More Tips

Get a Home Inspection

91.4 percent of agents ...

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March 31, 2014

Flood Insurance Update

Many property owners were facing massive flood insurance increases based upon 2012 legislation which was aimed at raising artificially low flood insurance rates and making them more in line with the actual risk of

Source: National Flood Insurance Program

flooding. Some homeowners received bills up to 800% higher than the previous year’s bill. Thankfully, we ...

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March 29, 2014

Home Ownership: Prioritize Your Wants and Needs

4 Things to Consider When Searching for a Home

Home Buyer Wishlist

When searching for a home, you will  want to ask yourself a few questions; which will help you prioritize what you're looking for in both a home and a neighborhood. Ideally you'll find a home that meets all ...

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