Category Archives: Tips

How To Choose The Right Insurance Company

When the time comes to select the right insurance company it can be overwhelming with where to begin. Anyone who has watched TV has seen all of the ads for companies like Geico, State Farm, Progressive and more. The number of companies and ads should be an indication of how big of a business insurance is. So how do you go about finding the company that is best for you? Here are some tips on how you can pick the right one.  Shop by price The best thing to do is to find three different companies and solicit some quotes. What is most important is to pay attention to the amount of coverage that each one offers in their quotes. Read More »

Make Your Home Cozy This Season

This year with all that has come about with the pandemic we could all appreciate adding some comfort in our lives. The best place to start with this is right at home as winter fast approaches. We have already seen some seasonal temperatures here in South Florida so it is a great time to make some additions to what you have that makes your house a “home.” Here are a few great ideas. CBD-Infused Blanket Perhaps a groundbreaking idea, these types of blankets can be great for those evenings when you snuggle up on the couch with your favorite movie. Not only are these soft and comfortable, but the CBD beads used in their construction transfer small amounts of CBD Read More »

4 Tips For The First Year in Your New Fort Lauderdale Home

When you settle into your new Fort Lauderdale home, it can be both exciting as well as stressful at times. Once you have taken ownership and officially moved in your belongings it can take a little time to get to know your home while you are getting settled. While you can certainly expect to have many good times you should also prepare for the unexpected. No home is ever truly perfect and where every home has many parts to it something is going to inevitably break or need repair. It can be as simple as a sprinkler head or more significant such as a component in your HVAC system. Keeping this in mind, here are a few key things to Read More »

7 Signs That a Home Will Have a Good Resale Value

It may seem like a funny idea to think about selling a home before you have even purchased it, but it is key to bear in mind that a home is an investment so you will want to give this some thought. While you need to make things rank of high importance that you absolutely need in a home, you should still consider the area and how it will appeal to future buyers as well. The general economy and how it will fair when the time comes for you to sell is anyone’s guess, but there are some signs that you can pay attention to on a micro level. Here are some tips to consider: Neighborhood Amenities Take into consideration Read More »

6 Things Homeowners Overlook and How to Pay for Them

Most people these days have a good idea of the basic things that are required for purchasing a home. As it is one of the larger purchases that you will make, it is clear that you will need to have a good amount of funds set aside for your down payment and upfront closing costs. However, aside from this there are other expenses that one will encounter when they buy a home yet not everyone takes these into consideration. Here are some additional items to keep in mind when you embark on a home purchase. Homeowner Association Fees – Whenever you buy a condo or home within a planned community there will be regular fees to maintain common areas. In Read More »

What To Do When Your Home Doesn’t Sell

In today’s South Florida real estate market homes are typically selling very quickly and in many cases seeing multiple offers. However, it can still happen where properties linger on the market for various reasons and you will need to take a closer look at what is going on. Here are some tips for what to look for when a home is not selling. Photos – Whether buyers are beginning their search online or if they are being sent listings from their agent, the photos are going to create the first impression. All buyers will make up their minds on whether they are interested or not based on what they see in the photos. Rather than having a few pictures that Read More »