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Why You Should Talk to the Neighbors Before Buying a Home, and What to Ask Them

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So you’ve found the perfect home in Boca Raton. Maybe it’s a beachfront condominium or a house near your favorite golf course. You love the layout, and it’s just the right size. But have you met the neighbors yet? While introducing yourself after closing is a nice way to get to know the community, having a conversation with them before …

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Look for These 6 Red Flags when Buying a Home in South Florida

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It’s easy to fall for a property at first site. But sometimes your first impression can cause you to overlook the signs that warn you, “Slow down. Danger ahead.” Whether you are looking at a home for the first time of reviewing the inspection report on a property you’ve made an offer on, pay attention to the following red flags …

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How to Choose the Best Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Florida Home

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You’ve decided to sell your home. That’s the first big decision in the process. The next is to choose a real estate agent you can trust. If you used an agent when buying your home (assuming it was a wonderful experience), check to see if they also work with sellers. If not, you’ll want to make sure you find an …

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9 Tasks Every Florida Home Buyer Should Complete After Closing

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So you’ve crossed the finish line. Whether you have been searching for a new home for weeks, months, or years, you finally signed all the documents, initialed here, here, and here, and obtained the keys to your new place. Go ahead and take a breath. Acknowledge the moment. Then get prepared for your new place by completing these tasks. 1) …

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Should You Buy a Second Home in Florida? Answer These Questions to Find Out.

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Owning your home is a smart way to build equity and create more stability in your life. But what about buying a second home? Does it offer the same advantages for buyers? A second home can be a great way to put down roots in your favorite vacation spot or start a real estate investment portfolio. This is particularly attractive …

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5 Reasons to Sell Your Boca Raton Home this Summer

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When is the best time to sell in Florida? Like many real estate markets, South Florida has seasons with particular characteristics. While spring is usually the busiest and most desirable time to sell, that doesn’t mean it’s the only opportunity to get a good offer. Summer has some challenges, like potential buyers heading out of town for vacation. Still, it …

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What You Should Know About Your HOA Before You Buy

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For many home purchases in South Florida, you will be joining the Homeowners’ Association (HOA) or Condominium Owners’ Association (COA). Unlike most groups, you will join this club whether you like it or not. This doesn’t have to be a bad thing, though. While the HOA board probably won’t be your best friend, they don’t have to be your enemy …

Strengthen the Curb Appeal of Your South Florida House this Summer

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Does the front of your home look like it could be the setting of a Stephen King novel? If children rush past your yard while exchanging fearful whispers, it might be time to review your curb appeal. With summer coming soon, it’s a great opportunity to get your home ready for the market. Try these tips to ensure potential buyers …

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How to Tell If You’re Ready to Buy a Home in South Florida

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Buying your first home is a part of the American dream. It’s a rite of passage that marks a new stage in your life. But it’s also a huge purchase, often the largest single investment in your portfolio. How do you know when you’re ready to leave behind the world of rentals to join the homeowners club? It’s not about …

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Is Your Realtor Staging Your Home Incorrectly?

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Staging your home is one of the most effective ways to ensure that it sells quickly and for top dollar. A savvy Realtor can help guide you through the staging process, from choosing a stager to the finishing touches. Unfortunately, an inexperienced agent can accidentally sabotage your home staging by making mistakes. Avoid the following common missteps in the staging …