Tips & Advice

Feb. 12, 2019

5 Habits to Break (or Never Start) as a Homeowner

These unsightly and distasteful habits need to be kicked to the curb, or strongly avoided, before costing you big bucks as a homeowner. 

From a real estate agent's perspective, it is agonizing to see homeowners settle into bad habits that reduce the value of their home, cost them  ...

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Feb. 11, 2019

Selling Your Home: A Step-by-Step Guide for First-Time Home Sellers

This real estate guide will reduce the stress and uncertainty that many people feel when it comes time to sell your Treasure Coast home.

When any individual or family decides to sell their house, they quickly realize that a real estate transaction can be more unforgiving and difficult than they ...

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Jan. 28, 2019

Client Quotes: The Best Home Buying Tips I Ever Got

We asked clients what the best home buying advice they ever received was, and how it helped them save time, money, stress, or all of the above!

Overestimate the Cost of the House

"We really got into the numbers for our home, and it paid off. We got a lot ...

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Jan. 25, 2019

What To Do Immediately After Closing on Your Home

New Home Owners

You've signed the papers and have the keys to your new home - Congrats! Now what...

Working towards closing on a new home is a process in itself. First you learn about different ways to finance your home, then you go through the labor of negotiating on a home, and ...

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Jan. 23, 2019

Making a Strong Offer: How To Place an Effective Bid on Treasure Coast Real Estate

Tried and true home-buying tips on making an acceptable offer for homes on the Treasure Coast.

When most buyers, especially first-time home buyers, think about making an offer on a home, the first thing that usually comes to mind is the purchase price. And make no mistake, the price you ...

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Nov. 30, 2018

5 Waterfront Homes for Sale in Stuart that Will Motivate You!

There's something special about waking up and looking out your master bedroom window to the sunrise bouncing off the water. If you're searching for an ocean-access property, waterfront home, or just looking for some motivation, these Stuart FL waterfront homes will have your heart rate up.

These home ...

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Oct. 11, 2018

Treasure Coast Real Estate Market Update | August 2018

The local Treasure Coast real estate market has gone through an exciting time in 2018. Treasure Coast homes are selling at a higher price, and spending less time on the market, than most periods in the last few decades. If you are thinking of buying a Treasure Coast home, selling ...

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July 12, 2018

Treasure Coast Real Estate Information for April & May 2018!

Interested in what's going on with the Treasure Coast real estate market? The images below illustrate how the markets are looking right now and year-to-date. So far, 2018 has been a great year for those buying or selling homes on the Treasure Coast. Prices have been rising across the ...

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March 22, 2018

Treasure Coast Homestead Exemption Information

If you purchased a property in 2017 that you will use as a permanent residence, you have until March 2017 to file for Homestead exemption to reduce the amount of real estate taxes you pay on your residence. This can decrease the taxable value of your home by $25,000 ...

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March 20, 2018

Simple Ways to Boost Treasure Coast Home Value

These are the tips I give my clients when we prepare to list their homes for sale on the Treasure Coast, and they will work for any homeowner as effective ways to improve their home’s value regardless of their budget. Keep these in mind if you are prepping to sell ...

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