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Why the Downsize Move Is the New Move

A look into the downsizing trend in South Florida
Posted by Brianna Corey on July 15, 2019 in  Buying a Home  Minimalism  Selling Your Home
Why the Downsize Move Is the New Move A look into the downsizing trend in South Florida ATHENA SNOW As one of the tax favorable states in the nation and a “mostly sunny” weather forecast year-round, Florida continues to be the select location for a large pool of buyers that includes affluent consumers and retirees. Specifically, in the South Florida real estate market – one of the leading luxury markets in the nation, this pool of buyers can browse some of the most extravagant homes. But living tr... read more
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5 Home Features That Could Impact Your Insurance Rate (and Upgrades That Can Lower It)

Take these upgrades that commonly impact rates into consideration, and you may start writing smaller checks.
Posted by Brianna Corey on July 09, 2019 in  Buying a Home  Home Improvement  Home Security  Investments  Owning a home
5 Home Features That Could Impact Your Insurance Rate (and Upgrades That Can Lower It) Take these upgrades that commonly impact rates into consideration, and you may start writing smaller checks. SAM SHALOM The following is a guest post from Paul Martin The way home insurance rates are calculated can seem like a mystery. However, once you understand the mindset of the insurance company, it becomes easier to figure out. To lower your home insurance rate, you’ll need to honestly review some key features of your... read more
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5 New Homeowner Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid (And How to Avoid Them)

Keep these tips and tricks in mind as you learn the ropes of being a homeowner
Posted by Brianna Corey on June 16, 2019 in  Buying a Home  First Time Home Buyers  Owning a home
5 New Homeowner Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid (And How to Avoid Them) Keep these tips and tricks in mind as you learn the ropes of being a homeowner. SAM SHALOM The following is a guest post from Jessica Thiefels Become a first-time homeowner is one of the most exciting and stressful times of your life, even after the closing papers have been signed and key is in hand. Suddenly, you’re faced with a whole new set of challenges: how to manage a home that’s yours, not your landlord’s. There are a lot... read more
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Spotting Foundation Issues When Buying a Home

Consider these tips about how to spot potential issues when viewing homes
Posted by Brianna Corey on June 04, 2019 in  Buying a Home  Real Estate
Spotting Foundation Issues When Buying a Home Buying a home is both exciting and stressful. Consider these tips about how to spot potential issues when viewing homes with your real estate agent. SAM SHALOM The following guest post is from Sarah Hutchinson Buying a home is both exciting and stressful. After all, you want to find a place that suits your living needs and is in great condition. One of the biggest concerns is that the property you purchase is structurally sound, and this often starts with the foundation... read more
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A Mindful Move: Home is Where the Om Is

A “Mindful Move” can alleviate the stress of moving by focusing on giving back and positively impacting others
Posted by Brianna Corey on March 13, 2019 in  Buying a Home  Cleaning  Moving
A Mindful Move: Home is Where the Om Is A “Mindful Move” can alleviate the stress of moving by focusing on giving back and positively impacting others within your old and new community. GUSTAVO GONZALEZ Written by NorthStar Moving Co-Founder Laura McHolm We are all trying to be more mindful. No reason to “try;” instead, relax and be. Easier said than done, right? We all strive to be mindful: aware of emotions, present in the moment, attentive to the needs of others, conscious of our planet a... read more
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