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How to Get the Best Offer for Your Pet-Friendly Condo

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Do you remember the headache of searching for a pet-friendly, luxury condo? Congratulations. It’s time for the payoff. While it was probably a frustrating journey to find the perfect place for you and your four-legged family members, now that you’re selling, you’re actually at an advantage. All the obstacles you found as a buyer will now help bring top dollar …

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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 …

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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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Don’t Make These Costly Mistakes When Selling Your South Florida Home

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There is much to consider when selling your home. It is an involved process, and mistakes will cost you money or time. Sometimes a little. Sometimes a lot. Here are some of the common mistakes inexperienced sellers make during the process. 1) Sticking around during an open house or showing. At first, it makes sense to think you should be …

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How the Fed’s March Rate Hike Affects Homeowners, Buyers, and Sellers

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After months of hinting, the Federal Reserve announced an increase in the benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percent in mid-March. The change in rates has not disturbed the stock market and mortgage lenders. As for the housing market, expectations are that mortgage rates will hit the 4.5 – 4.75% range by the end of the year. Here’s how …

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What You Should Know Before Buying a Rental Property in South Florida

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Investing in real estate is a tried and true method of building wealth, and buying a rental property can be an excellent way to create equity and cash flow. More fortunes have been created through real estate investment than any other method of wealth building. But before you jump into the hot rental market in South Florida, here are some …

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5 Tax Deductions Every Homeowner Should Look Into Before Filing

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For most of us (except for accountants) tax season isn’t a joyous occasion. However, sometimes there’s some good news for homeowners built into it. Check out these deductions to see if your home can minimize your bill from Uncle Sam. 1) Mortgage Interest The mortgage interest deduction is the most familiar perk for homeowners when it comes to filing your …

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5 Special Spas in Boca Raton

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If you’re ready for some total body relaxation, a day spa has to be high on your list. Here in Boca Raton, there are dozens from which to choose. These six are among the most highly regarded in the area. Eden Day Spa The menu of services ranges from deep tissue to neuro-muscular to Swedish massage, along with a wide …

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The 5 Best Burgers in Boca Raton

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It’s dinner time. You’re feeling that burger buzz. But fast food isn’t high on your agenda. You want a high quality burger served in a clean, pleasant and welcoming atmosphere. It could be a veggie burger, a turkey burger or maybe even a bison burger. So where do you go? Well, you’re in luck; because Boca Raton is packed with …

Five Top Yoga Studios in Boca Raton

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All of us try to look our best and we all want to stay strong and healthy. One of the best ways I know of to stay in shape – and have fun while doing it – is by practicing yoga. In Boca Raton, we’re fortunate enough to have a superabundance of yoga studios to choose from. Here are five …