Archive for November, 2015

Listing your Home during Holidays may be a good idea

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Has the local real estate market ground to a halt during the year-end holidays? It doesn’t have to be that way. While the competition is distracted by the holiday festivities, it’s a great opportunity to celebrate with successful closings. Although it may take some creative scheduling to balance personal commitments with showings, listing a home […]

Purchasing of Property Beyond the US Border

Monday, November 30th, 2015

  Buyers often dream of owning property abroad. Maybe it’s the lure of exotic lands, a carefree retirement, or simply a smart investment. Regardless of their motives, most buyers lack experience in navigating foreign waters. Nor do these buyers realize how choppy those waters can be. Are you picturing your vacation on the beaches of […]

Top 10 Considerations for Buying International Properties

Monday, November 30th, 2015

      Have you ever wondered what would be needed to buy a property outside the US?  Purchasing a vacation property can be a great idea, but there are many factors that need to be considered prior to making your purchase.         Top 10 Considerations for Buying International Properties   Objectives What is […]

Saving our Water

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

While some regions of the country have been battling severe flooding conditions in recent months, a considerable chunk of the U.S. is struggling with the opposite problem: drought. Communities across the country face tough challenges to help them maintain a healthy and affordable water supply. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recommends several simple tactics to […]

Safe Shopping Protects Credit

Friday, November 20th, 2015

With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, consumers need to be more vigilant about protecting their personal data.  A simple mistake can create a big headache, while safe shopping protects credit. So, take a look at some of these safe shopping tips. Safe Shopping Tips If possible, avoid using a debit card for purchases. Most […]

Protecting Pets During Holiday

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

It’s easy to overlook our furry companions during the rush of seasonal celebrations. The holidays can be disruptive to pets’ routines, so it’s important to keep their eating and exercise habits to a normal schedule, according to the American Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). The following tips can help keep pets […]

Shopping for a Green Home

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Today’s buyers are more concerned than ever about living green, and that means finding an eco-friendly home. Shopping for a Green Home How do you know the home you want is truly green? Green means different things to different people. Buyers focused on energy cost savings prefer homes that have basic energy-efficient features, such as […]

Do you have an Emergency Home Fund?

Monday, November 16th, 2015

When it rains, it pours! No matter where you live, emergencies are bound to happen when you least expect them:the furnace breaks down, appliances stop working, the roof starts leaking or a window gets smashed. The costs for repairs can be tough to stomach, unless you have an emergency fund. Checklist to Have an Emergency […]

Poison Control Checklist to Protect your Child from many of the household dangers

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

Kids are naturally curious about their surroundings. But sometimes they can get into things that are dangerous and even deadly. Safe Kids Worldwide, a global not-for profit group, provides several tips for keeping children safe in their own homes. Following this simple Poison Control Checklist to Protect your Child Store all household products out of children’s […]

OPEN HOUSE in Dr Phillips on Windjammer Nov 15th from 1-4

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

9113 Windjammer Lane, Orlando, Fl 32819 OPEN HOUSE in Dr Phillips on November 15th, 2015 from 1-4. We want to Welcome you to come on out to our Open House on Sunday from 1 – 4.  The home is located in the North Bay subdivision near Bay Hill.  The community is located in the heart […]