Sellers are always looking for new ways to increase their property value and improve their ability to sell their home as soon as it hits the market. While there's all kinds of techniques and little tricks that sellers can try, often the best way to boost value and sell a property as fast as possible is to invest in the right upgrades. Right now, energy-efficient upgrades are all the rage. Buyers are often looking to purchase a home that will run efficiently, allowing them to save money in the long-term while also preserving the environment.
A property that boasts energy-efficient upgrades is going to be more desirable to buyers, and according to the Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council (NOPEC), they are willing to pay more to get a property with
Today's Jupiter real estate market is definitely a seller's market in many areas of the nation. With the best listings being snapped up quickly, buyers are experiencing real difficulties in finding a great home to buy. This is especially true when the buyers are planning to use one of the more common mortgage options that require the home to meet certain value and condition criteria at the time of the sale, such as a standard FHA or VA loan, or most conventional fixed-rate mortgages. For these frustrated buyers, the FHA 203k home loan can be the perfect solution.
Basic Points of the FHA 203k Home Loan
Like its more popular cousin, the FHA 203k mortgage is available through approved local banks and lenders and guaranteed by the Federal Housing
The start of fall is right around the corner and as the days cool off a little more, it’s time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. There is always plenty going on around town but here are a few events that are sure to be fun.
Sunday on the Waterfront: Purple Masquerade Sunday, September 17th 4-7 p.m. 105 Evernia Street, West Palm Beach Enjoy this Prince tribute band as you sing along to Prince’s greatest hits. Bring blankets or chairs to enjoy the live music on the West Palm Beach waterfront. Find more info here!
Splash & Dash Sunday, September 24th at 8:00 a.m. Burns Road Recreation Complex at 4404 Burns Road in Palm Beach Gardens The Splash & Dash will begin at 8 a.m. on Sunday, September 24th and is open to kids
Showcasing a property's beauty takes a unique approach for each season. From spring to winter, there are dozens of options to customize a property based on the region, climate and the home's individual style. With this seasonal guide toward landscaping, home sellers can create curb appeal that is both intriguing and inviting, no matter what the weather looks like outside.
Late spring is difficult to distinguish from early summer in many regions, but early spring can be a tough nut to crack. Spring connotes a new year, and buyers are looking for signs of life on the property. The trouble is that early blooms transplanted while it is still frosty outside may be complicated to maintain over a period of weeks or months. Sellers who are
As many of you are aware, Hurricane Irma is fast approaching. Currently known as the second worst storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, Irma is closing in on Florida fast. However, there is still time to prepare before the storm gets here. Below you will find series of links that can help you and your family better prepare for the storm. As always, we're here to help in anyway we can. Please be safe during this storm.
- Know Your Zone - This site will tell you what your zone is based on your address. Use this information to see if you live in an evacuation zone or not: http://www.pbcgov.com/knowurzone/
- National Hurricane Center Information - Up to date information regarding Hurricane Irma form the National Hurricane
Moving companies are the answer for many people who are selling their home and relocating, but there are plenty of reasons why a person might want to do the move personally with only a rental truck. Most notably, this option is generally more affordable, although the larger the household, the more complicated DIY moving becomes.
There are a lot of options today for people looking for a moving truck, including U-Haul and Budget. Find out what each option offers as well as how much it costs. Things to consider include:
Size of truck needed. Trunk rental companies can offer estimates based on how big the previous home is
Ability to rent a truck one-way. This is not a problem for a person moving across town, but it is a