About Toni Hedstrom

Toni Hedstrom is founder of GoToni.com and partner of Hedstrom & Stamm Home Solutions LLC.

Events and Freebies for Veterans Day 2017

Veterans Day is a time to celebrate all the Veterans that have served our country.  In honor of their dedication and service, many businesses will have ceremonies and freebies for food and many other things to honor veterans. 

Hurricane season is time for personal disaster plan

Experts have been predicting an above normal Hurricane season in 2017.  Are you ready?  There have already been several named storms and there are bound to be many more.  In Florida, and in particular, the Tampa Bay area, it is important to put a personal disaster plan together. Be ready when there is a weather emergency declared.  Here are some tips that will help you with the Hurricane Planning.

Home staging will sell your home more quickly!

The latest research shows over 90% of all buyers are now making their first connection with your home online. This makes it increasingly necessary to make sure YOUR photos stand out online and leave an impression on “would be buyers.” Staging is a critical part of this process. Carefully placed bursts of color, focal points in each room, and making the old new again will automatically make your home photos more visually appealing. Realtor.com says, “Homes sell 30 to 85% more quickly and for more money when they are staged.”

2017 Hurricane Season is upon us, with above-normal season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting an above-normal 2017 Hurricane Season with five to nine hurricanes (minimum 74 mph winds), of which two to four will be Category 3 or stronger (minimum 111 mph winds). The forecast calls for a total of 11 to 17 tropical systems (minimum 39 mph winds).

Top 4 Reasons to use a realtor when buying new construction

As you look for the perfect home for you and your family, consider using a realtor to help guide you through the process of building your dream home. There are many reasons why it can be a benefit for YOU!!! Some research from realtor.com shows us why you should seek out help.

6 Things to do for a smooth selling experience!

When you finally decide to sell your home, there are several things that will help your home sell more quickly and many of them are very easy to do.

‘Seven Seas’ home in Concord Station is one of a kind

We all have dreams of what peaceful, gracious living should feel like. This Concord Station home in Land O’ Lakes, Florida is the definition of serene living. Built with an amazing water view, of course your address would be 3684 Seven Seas! Everything about this home conjures up “Florida” living at its finest.

Just what is a home appraisal and why do we need one?

Starting with the dictionary, an Appraisal means:
an act of assessing something or someone, an expert estimate of the value of something.
synonyms: assessment, evaluation, estimation, judgment, rating, gauging, sizing up, summing-up, consideration
synonyms: valuation, estimate, estimation, quotation, pricing; survey

Appraiser Independence Critical to Veterans’ Home Loans, Appraisal Institute Tells Congress

Press Release: The nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers Turesday, April 4th urged Congress to protect the independence of real estate appraisers in the federal program that provides housing loans to military veterans. The Appraisal Institute testified at a Congressional subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill.

First Crystal Lagoon Community being built in Wesley Chapel, Florida

A Crystal Lagoon, the first one in the United States, is coming to Epperson. It’s an enormous 8 acre, 16 million gallon swimming pool that will stretch the length of five football fields. It will be 200 feet wide and up to 8 feet deep with a series of “arms” stretching out. Each “arm” of the lagoon off the center will be about 1/4 mile long!