Family, Home Decor, Real Estate, weekend leisure

Improve Happiness in your Home ~ Start Now!

Itโ€™s no secret that having a healthy home is key to creating a happy environment that provides a sense of peace and comfort. ๐ŸŒป In fact, studies have shown that having a healthy home environment can lead to an overall improved sense of well-being. To help keep your home feeling its happiest, here are a… Continue reading Improve Happiness in your Home ~ Start Now!

Real Estate

Voting Starts Tomorrow!

It's that time again! As members of the Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association, WE have the power (and responsibility) to choose who we put our faith in to lead this 9,000+ strong Member Driven mega-board! Last year, did you know less than 500 people participated in the voting process? We can't let that happen again!… Continue reading Voting Starts Tomorrow!

Real Estate

Fixer – Upper : Your best bet?

All you have to do is turn on the tv to find a show about flipping houses these days. TV shows tend to make everything look easy, especially DIY repairs and updates! But how does the average person decide if a fixer upper is really worth the time, effort, and MONEY? Here are a few… Continue reading Fixer – Upper : Your best bet?

Buyers Agent, Real Estate

What Is Earnest Money, Anyway?

If youโ€™ve never been through the home-buying process, some of the terminology can be overewhelming. One of the many phrases you might come across is "earnest money". This can sometimes be called "escrow money", or "good faith deposit". Either way, it's something you are near guaranteed to hear. But what is it, anyway? When making… Continue reading What Is Earnest Money, Anyway?

Home Decor, Real Estate

Rates Hit New Low – Again!

This has been a record busting year for the mortgage market. A fresh report just released by government agency Freddie Mac states that for the 17th time in LESS than one year, rates have fallen yet again. This time, your typical fixed rate 30 yr. mortgage is averaging at just 2.65%, with adjustable rate 15… Continue reading Rates Hit New Low – Again!

Real Estate

Monthly To-Do List – January!

A new month calls for a new monthly to-do list. Donโ€™t have one prepared yet? Try these three on for size: Take down your holiday-specific decorations, and neatly store them for next year. (*Pro tip: throw away any damaged strings of lights, ornaments or ribbons.) It is soo tempting to toss it all in a… Continue reading Monthly To-Do List – January!

Cooking, Family, Real Estate

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Lattes – #BecauseFall

Photo by Jessica Lewis on Don't you just love that freshly brewed coffee smell? Nothing says fall quite like a baking pumpkin in the oven with a pot of coffee simmering on the counter. So of COURSE, I had to find us a recipe for homemade pumpkin spice coffees! This one looks incredible. My… Continue reading Homemade Pumpkin Spice Lattes – #BecauseFall

Family, Real Estate

Market Update Time!

Hello friends. Have you noticed that suddenly our market is on F I R E? I have negotiated more multiple offer situations in the past month than I have in my previous decade of work in SW Florida real estate! That is an actual fact. But why? Of course, low rates have an awful lot… Continue reading Market Update Time!

Buyers Agent, Home Decor, Politics, Real Estate, Uncategorized, weekend leisure

Outsmart (not outspend!) Your Competition!

This has been a fast paced summer for house hunting - and with rates holding below 3% for most qualified buyers, it looks like fall holds more of the same! So how do buyers make their offer stand apart from the rest, when there are fewer listings available to go around? There are a few… Continue reading Outsmart (not outspend!) Your Competition!