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Your Orlando / Central Florida home is under contract. Now you get to wait (and possibly worry) until the home inspection and appraisal are complete.Are you ready for that home inspection?  If you’re like most homeowners, the answer could be “No.”Even if your home is sparkling clean, it may not o...
04/28/2019
It might. And the wrong paint color can certainly make it harder for you to sell.First, look at the exterior. If the paint is in good condition, consider power washing to remove the dust and give it new energy. Can you tell if you need a new coat of paint? If your hand is chalky after swiping the...
03/09/2019
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT REGAL PALMS RESORT & SPA...  Regal Palms Resort & Spa is located in Davenport, Florida and a well known destination for Central Florida vacations/Disney vistors. Until October, 2017 - there was a monthly HOA fee and a separate monthly club fee. In October, 2017 the HOA ...
02/22/2019
Yes, homeowners who are planning to put their Orlando or Central Florida homes on the market do need to de-clutter as the first step in preparing their homes to be photographed and shown. But those who are thinking of buying soon should also de-clutter, simply because it will make the move far ea...
09/16/2018
With the Hurricane Harvey aftermath, you may think about your insurance and revisit your policy if you already own a home. Most homeowners affected by Harvey were not in the flood zone and therefore had no flood insurance. If not in a flood zone the lender will not require flood insurance,If you’...
09/01/2017
When you're searching for a new home here in Orlando/Central Florida you have a fair idea of what you want and don't want, so take the time to really nail it down. Sit down with those who will share your new home and come up with three lists of nine.  The first list is things you either must have...
07/20/2017
When you want to buy a home in Orlando you have quite a few things to consider, but two things should be primary:  The Price  The Location First, the price. It can be oh-so-tempting to spend all your lender says you can afford. But should you do it?The lender doesn't know anything about your life...
06/16/2017
When your Orlando home is for sale, its curb appeal will have a tremendous impact on your success for two reasons:  If prospects don't like the looks of the exterior, they might decide not to come in at all. (Yes, I've had that happen.)
 If the yard and the exterior of the house look neglected an...
06/07/2017
Do you need to sell your home in Orlando before you can buy? If so, you naturally need to know what a new home will cost and whether you'll qualify for the payments. You don't want to let go of your present home only find that you can't purchase a new one! That said, you should do a little lookin...
01/10/2017
You’ve no doubt been told many times that curb appeal is important. The impression that potential buyers form as they approach your house will carry through and affect everything they see inside. That initial impression sets an expectation, and their minds will seek out details that support that ...
10/27/2016
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