Tips For Home Buyers

Jan. 17, 2018

Warning: Have You Considered Everything About The Neighborhood Before Buying That Home?

In South-Eastern Poland there’s an ancient village called Zalipie where all the houses are covered in painted flowers.

Legend has it that the tradition began over a century ago as a way for villagers to cover up the soot stains from their wood-burning stoves.

But that’s not all…

Every spring ...

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Dec. 13, 2017

Gardening ideas for a condo balcony

Garden envy:  A common ailment amongst Space Coast condo dwellers who long for a patch of dirt in which to work their botanic magic.

And with the arrival of spring the symptoms only get worse.  But they don’t have to.

Whether your condo has a balcony or a ...

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Oct. 18, 2017

Starter Home Or Forever Home? 6 Essential Questions To Answer

Life is full of choices when it comes to what we want, need or can afford.

8 oz. “Barely Enough” or 64 oz. “Big Gulp”?

Back pack and pup tent or luxury 5-star resort?

Fuel efficient economy car or gas guzzling monster truck?

Every day there are choices to be ...

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Aug. 16, 2017

Conquer Your Home Buying Fears With These 5 Simple Tips

We all know the famous first words of Neil Armstrong as he stepped foot onto the moon.

“That’s one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind.”

But did you know that Armstrong’s first step out onto the Moon wasn’t small at all?

In fact, Armstrong had ...

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May 17, 2017

How To Find The Perfect Home (Even When They're Selling Fast)

In the book Acres of Diamonds, there’s a story about a boar farmer in Africa who had a large fertile farm but who hated being a farmer.

He’d heard stories of people finding diamonds all over South Africa and he wanted to find diamonds so badly that he sold his ...

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April 12, 2017

The Top 5 Factors That Influence Real Estate Negotiations


In 1977 Harrison Ford received $10,000 for his performance in Star Wars - Episode IV A New Hope.

Alec Guinness, the actor who played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the same film, negotiated a deal through his agent to earn 2% of the gross box office receipts for the Star Wars ...

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March 15, 2017

How To Buy Your First Home (Even If You Have No Idea Where To Begin)


There’s a true story about a group of soldiers on a training exercise that got lost in the Alps.

They were hungry and disoriented.  They argued about which way to go, but in the fading light every mountain peak looked the same.

The soldiers had little chance of ...

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Feb. 3, 2017

What Every Home Buyer Ought To Know About Backup Offers

One of the top quarterbacks in NFL history, Tom Brady is a living football legend.

To date he has won five Super Bowl championships and four MVP Awards with the New England Patriots.

But he wasn’t always out in front like that.

Brady was drafted by the New England Patriots ...

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Jan. 27, 2017

Move Like An American President: Top Tips From The White House Moving Team


Last week was moving day at the White House.  While the world watched a new U.S. president take the oath of office, dozens of federal White House staffers were behind the scenes, racing against the clock, preparing the six-level, 132-room executive mansion for the new first family ...

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