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Seller To-Do List

So you’ve made up your mind and you’re ready to move on. Whether you’re downsizing or moving up, it’s time to move. If you’re like most homeowners, you need to sell your current home in order to make your move a reality. Here are a few quick tips to make sure your home shows well […]

The Great Garage Cleanout

So let’s be honest for a moment, how big is your garage? How many cars are regularly parked in your garage? I personally have a 2 car garage but don’t park any of our cars in it. In my cul-de-sac, there are 5 homes, 3 of them have park one car in their garage. Having that […]

6 Ways to Help Save Water

Water conservation is important for several reasons, so any improvements we can make, we certainly should. Whether you want to save money on your utility bills or simply help sustain natural resources, here are the 6 simplest steps you can take that could result in major water savings. 1. Time for a New Toilet If […]

Does it Stay or Does it Go?

Rules to Follow when Selling Your House  I’m often in complete shock by the items both taken and left behind by home sellers. Sometimes it’s an honest mistake but sometimes it’s just wrong. Anything from missing cabinet hardware, lighting and trees to left behind pets and trash. This can even turn out to be a […]

Homestead Exemption Reminder

It’s a new year, so time to start thinking about property taxes and your homestead tax exemption. If you bought a home last year or have never filed for your homestead tax exemption, the deadline to file is approaching. If you lived in your home by January 1st, you can apply for a homestead tax […]

The Importance of Curb Appeal

Underestimating the importance of curb appeal to the perceived value of a home is a big mistake that many homeowners make. Remember, curb appeal or lack thereof, is the first thing potential buyers notice about your home. Curb Appeals Do’s Roof and Chimney Shingles should be intact with none missing and mortar between the bricks […]

First-Time Holiday Hosting Tips

Now is the time of year that parties and big meals are a common occurrence. For some reason hosting for the holidays is a kind of rite of passage, one you’re likely pretty excited about, especially if this is your first year in a new home or with new family. Let me first say, it’s totally normal […]

6 Things You Never Clean but Really Need To

Fall is upon us…per the calendar. Most of you are more than likely spending more time outside, opening windows and doors, and letting in plenty of natural light, dust, and pollen.  I often do posts about cleaning tips, this one is, however, focusing on the 6 things around your home that you never clean but […]

May Home Maintenance Tasks

May is here, this means summer is also now upon us Floridians. Now is the time to tackle a couple of home maintenance projects before summer is in full swing. Doing these things now can not only save you time and aggravation later but also prevent possible big repairs. This list will help get you […]

4 Signs it’s Time for Your Forever Home

Typically, our first home is not our forever home. It’s merely a starting point, a stepping stone towards the next. For some though, it’s not always easy to know when the right time for the next step is. If you’re looking for your sign, here are 4 that may give you insight if the time […]