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Kitchen Trends for 2016

Homes with all-white kitchens look great in magazines, but a recent survey found they’re not popular with home buyers because of upkeep. So, before you paint your kitchen, replace your counter tops or install new cabinets, use these helpful hints … Continue reading

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Don’t Overprice Your Home

One of the most well-known real estate mantras your real estate professional will tell you is this: “If you overprice your home, it will take longer to sell and it will sell for less money.” Yet, many sellers believe their … Continue reading

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Home Improvements Are Expensive

Home improvements are expensive, but some remodeling projects are better investments than others. Many people think kitchens and bathrooms are the best remodel investments and that is true, to a point. What you’ll get back on your investment depends on … Continue reading

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Permit Needed????

People always want to know when a permit is required. Below is from a City website on the West Coast of Florida. It pretty much applies to the entire State, although each County or City may have some different requirement. … Continue reading

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Remodeling Projects with the Greatest Return

Which remodeling projects will pay the greatest return when a home is sold?  Remodeling Magazine asked real estate professionals, and here are their estimates for Florida and the southeastern United States.  For the return on investment (ROI) in eight specific … Continue reading

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ZILLOW “Zestimates” vs. Reality

The spring and summer real estate selling season is upon us, and home values are steadily on the rise.  With the continued activity in the marketplace, a number of people are placing their properties on the market and/or searching for … Continue reading

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The 2016 Color Trends Are ..

If you like to stay up to date on the latest in home design, you may be interested to hear the color trends predicted for 2016. From Benjamin Moore’s Simply White to Behr’s Ivory Keys, the leading color trend is … Continue reading

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Renovations that Yield the Best Return on Investment

The best places to use your home-improvement budget, plus renovations to avoid. Will this renovation pay off? That’s the question on the mind of every homeowner who’s thinking about undertaking a project to bolster their home’s resale value. And in … Continue reading

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Roof Check-Up

Before Listing or Purchasing your Home: The experts advise completing the following 13 checks: For homes with asphalt shingles, look for black areas indicating cracking shingles. For homes with shake or shingles, look for pieces that are curled upward, split, … Continue reading

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Price Your House to Sell Quickly

A first-quarter survey of home buyers and home sellers done by HomeGain.com, a real estate services website, revealed that 76 percent of homeowners believe their home is worth more than the list price recommended by their real estate agent.

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