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Mortgage Fraud and You

How To Tell You’re Probably Being Taken For A Ride As A Buyer
Posted by Brianna Corey on August 21, 2019 in  Buying a Home  Real Estate
Mortgage Fraud and You – How To Tell You’re Probably Being Taken For A Ride As A Buyer SHARE It’s an unfortunate truth – as long as a system exists, there will be people who will attempt to defraud it. Given the large sums of money people tend to deal with, mortgages are a particularly attractive, juicy target for such criminals. It’s imperative to recognize the signs that you might be in their cross hairs, lest you end up going from a target to a victim.  SAM SHALOM ... read more
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4 Ways to Help Make Moving with Kids Easier SHARE

things to keep in mind should help make the transition to a new home and neighborhood easier for the entire family
Posted by Brianna Corey on August 09, 2019 in  Buying a Home  Kids  Moving
4 Ways to Help Make Moving with Kids Easier SHARE No one likes to move and that includes kids! These 4 things to keep in mind should help make the transition to a new home and neighborhood easier for the entire family. GUSTAVO GONZALEZ The following is a guest post by Laura McHolm, Co-Founder of NorthStar Moving. Summer is here! For families, it’s the most popular time to move to a new home because school is out. If there is any comfort in togetherness, nearly 40 million of us move in the sum... read more
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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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