April 2017

Found 7 blog entries for April 2017.

Staging the Front Porch and Entryway of a House to attract Home Buyers If a home has good curb appeal, plenty of buyers can be expected to arrive at its driveway. What they see as they walk up to and through your door could be a different matter entirely. There are a lot of staging missteps that can hamper a house's appeal, but these staging tips help home sellers clinch that excellent first impression.

Rethink the Entry Door

A lot of experts encourage home sellers to think carefully about any big improvements right before they sell, because they may get into more debt for them than what's earned back in resale value. Happily, the entry door can be an excellent investment. The main entry door gets used more heavily than other aspects of a home’s exterior, and it is also expected to hold up against the elements.

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162 Village Blvd #H Front Exterior   New Listing!   Like new condo right in the heart of Tequesta. Unit is located in a  private community that is within walking distance to great restaurants and shopping. Unit has been recently remodeled with new carpet, fixtures, kitchen backsplash, new oven and dishwasher, and master bath. This two story unit is open and bright and boasts tons of natural light. The kitchen flows to the living areas and is complimented with a mosiac backsplash. The generous sized master suite is equipped with a double entrance balcony, walk in closet, and comfortable master bath with framed mirror, double vanities, separate soaking tub and a brand new shower. One car garage offers private entry access. This gorgeous condo is suitable for a primary residence,…
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168 Andros Harbour Pl Front Exterior

New Listing!

This lakefront Rialto home sits directly across the street from the Rialto community pool and clubhouse. Four bedrooms, two and a half baths, and a two car garage with over 2800 living square feet. A beautiful, bright and spacious floor plan with an abundance of natural lighting and volume ceilings. Chefs kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances and eat in island and bar. The family room and kitchen take advantage of tranquil lake views in the backyard. Four bedrooms upstairs including a generous master suite, which features a  walk in closet and luxurious bath. The entire house is outfitted with hurricane impact glass and doors. Relax on the covered lanai and watch the sunset across the lake after a long day. The fully

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How to Approach Landlords on Buying a Rental Home People who are currently renting a home they really like may wonder about buying it, especially if they are dreading the moving process or having trouble finding a home they feel fits their needs. The transition from renter to homeowner is a big one, and while some landlords may have no interest in selling one of the rental homes they own, a few may be perfectly happy to entertain the idea. But before asking a landlord about purchasing the home in which they are currently renting, tenants should consider making some preparations first to make sure the home really is the best possible fit for them and to ensure that they will be negotiating to purchase it from a position of strength. 

Research Current Market Value

Tenants who are seriously

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Start Home Buying Search Many buyers have a vision for their new home and may feel ready to jump into the market. However, the process can quickly descend into a chaotic mess if they don't impose some order upon it. Before starting to look at homes, here are five things to do before diving into the housing market.

1. Create a Budget

The very first thing you should do is create a budget. There is no reason to consider homes outside what you can reasonably afford. A common rule of thumb is to set a budget no more than three times the annual household budget, but it is important to remember that everyone’s situation is different.

Perhaps more important, the mortgage payment shouldn't be an uncomfortable portion of monthly income. Let it creep higher and you may find

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242 Umbrella Place Exterior Front

Just Listed!

This former model home is sure to impress! Nestled within the gated family friendly community of Rialto in the heart of Jupiter. This bright and open Cambridge model is is situated on a lakefront corner lot with an extended screened patio and large fenced yard with gorgeous custom landscaping. Enter the foyer and instantly feel at home. Custom paint, complimented by coffered ceilings, crown moldings and chair rails. An arched walkway leads to the two guest bedrooms and bath separate from the master suite and living space. A dining room large enough to accommodate families of all sizes is adjoined by the formal living space and is open to the great room and kitchen. The stunning and spacious kitchen boasts level five granite, wood

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Credit Requirements for Mortgage The home mortgage process has a lot of elements to it, but one of the crucial hurdles to jump over is having an acceptable credit score to actually be able to obtain a loan. Different lenders require different minimum scores, and depending on your financial situation, there might be multiple factors that go into an approval.

In general, the higher one’s credit score is, the easier the process will be to navigate. Considerations like interest rate or down payments will typically be favorable toward applicants who demonstrate a solid credit history. However, a lower score doesn’t exclude individuals from being able to purchase a home.

Every situation is unique, so it is helpful to speak with a lender and/or financial advisor to see what all

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