What to Look For in a Roofing Contractor

What to Look For in a Roofing Contractor

From our friends at www.EustisRoofing.com, by: Cheryl Reisman Please take the time to read the following tips on what to look for in a roofing contractor.  I have had quite an education working in the office of Eustis Roofing Co for the past 30+ years and have heard many a horror story  so I’ve compiled a […]

Disrupting Housing: Younger Generations Leading the Way to Develop a Model for Ageless Homes

Disrupting Housing: Younger Generations Leading the Way to Develop a Model for Ageless Homes

Every person, regardless of age, can participate in creating a livable community. According to a newly published report from Generations United and the Eisner Foundation, opportunities that bring different generations together—even the tougher ones involving “tack[ling] critical problems” benefit the entire community. Though somewhat counterintuitive, finding solutions to meet the needs of older adults must […]

Is It Cheaper to Buy or Rent? See the Answer For Any State.

Is It Cheaper to Buy or Rent? See the Answer For Any State.

Traditionally, owning a home is touted as a smarter financial move than renting one. But with demand increasing and the supply of houses for sale falling, home prices have been rising nationally, according to real estate marketplace Zillow. So, you might be wondering: Is it better to rent or buy a home? To find out where […]

5 Ways to Make Listing Photos Pop!

5 Ways to Make Listing Photos Pop!

Listing photos are crucial when selling a home and presenting it online to potential suitors. The New York Times recently featured several suggestions from professional stagers and interior photographers on how to achieve a picture-perfect home, including: Trim the belongings “Instead of having lots of little things along a countertop or table, have one bold […]

5 smart reminders for your home sellers

5 smart reminders for your home sellers

March 23, 2017 – Besides staging, sellers also should take a few more steps to ease the stress of their sale. Realtor.com® offers up some of the following often-overlooked tips: 1. Highlight improvements and any issues. “If you’ve owned your home for a while, make a list of all the problems you’ve solved for a […]

Reverse mortgages: Myths vs. realities

Reverse mortgages: Myths vs. realities

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding reverse mortgages. I’ve highlighted six here that seem to come up most often in conversations with clients. I hope these will help when considering whether a reverse mortgage is the right path for you. Myth No. 1: The lender owns the home You will retain the title and […]

Scam alert: Fake Realtor board targets Fla. members

Scam alert: Fake Realtor board targets Fla. members

ORLANDO, Fla. – March 6, 2017 – The “Florida Board of Realtors” does not exist, but Florida Realtors members have been receiving a “Final Notice” bill from them in the mail, saying their real estate licenses are in jeopardy. Complaints have come into Florida Realtors from all parts of the state. “It’s a scam,” says […]