Getting a Condo Just Got Easier

A recent guideline expansion makes it easier for your clients to get into new construction condo complexes. Read on for details! Getting a Condo Just Got Easierby Kevin Graham | May 2, 2019 | Industry Insider Condominium Financing There are lots of reasons for home buyers to love condos. Much of the maintenance responsibilities will…

REALTORS® Know What Dads Want – In A House!

There’s one feature that nearly always bubbles to the top when it comes to what fathers want in a home: a fabulous outside! This is according to watercooler conversations with members of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association – folks who spend much of their day touring homes with prospective homebuyers and helping them narrow down…

Buying a For Sale By Owner Home

Have you ever thought about buying a For Sale by Owner Home? There are some things that you need to be aware of when buying a house directly from the owner.  Nowadays, everyone is trying to save money and sell their house on their own. You can save money buying a for sale by owner…

Preparing your Home for Pets

Bringing a pet into your house is a big decision. Pets can bring a lot of joy into your home and family, but–particularly during the training period–they can be a menace to your carpets, upholstery, and furniture. That said, don’t let a fear of home damage stop you from investing in another family member! All…

How to Make Time for Remodeling

If you’ve ever wanted to start rearranging and remodeling your home, then you know how much time it can take up. It’s impossibly hard to find the time that you need to make your home into what you want it to be. You might be putting it off again and again because work, sports, or…

VA Loans and Closing Costs

VA loans were part of the original Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, more commonly referred to as the G.I. Bill. In this act were various entitlements provided soldiers returning from WWII designed to help them more easily assimilate back into civilian life. Funds for college and job training was available as well as the new…

“Weather” Is No Longer a Safe Topic

“If you can’t think of something useful to say, talk about the weather.” Historically, this was sound advice. No longer the ultimate safe topic, weather discussions have become complicated and not in a good way. For real estate professionals, talking about the weather may carry an extra layer of complication: legal liability. In the rush…

7 Ways To Get Your Home Ready to Sell

Are you ready to begin getting your home in top condition to sell? There are a few steps every homeowner should take before listing your home to maximize the chances of getting a high offer. From decluttering and cleaning to fixing broken items and painting, the following actions can help dramatically when trying to sell…

Styling The Perfect Kid’s Bedroom

Choosing a theme to decorate your child’s bedroom can be a difficult task, especially as they change their minds like the weather and what is trendy now, may not be so cool in six months’ time. You don’t want to disappoint your aspiring fairy princess or a budding astronaut and you certainly don’t want to…