Why you should use a realtor when buying New Construction

Buying a new home is exciting. You get to build your dream from the ground up, choosing your lot, your model, interior finishes and upgrades. But like any home purchase, buying new construction is serious business, an expensive transaction with many financial implications. That’s why it’s a good idea to obtain representation from a Realtor® when considering a new home purchase.

Study: Home staging does make a difference in the value of your home

Most homeowners know it is important to keep a home clean, bright and free from clutter while it is on the market for sale. But sometimes, Realtors® say, taking the extra step to stage a home can make a difference in how a buyer values it and the price a seller might get for it.

Tis the season for manatee viewing in Apollo Beach

If you haven’t seen a Florida manatee closeup, this is a wonderful opportunity to do so. They are such gentle creatures and a reminder of the beauty of Florida in Apollo Beach!

Is a healthy lifestyle in your future? Great Tips for new gym Memberships

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Many Floridians want to kick off healthier habits in the new year with memberships to health studios. Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam today provided tips to educate consumers on what to look for when signing a new membership.
“January is an extremely popular time for consumers to join gyms, and I encourage Floridians to do their homework to ensure they get the most out of their memberships,” said Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam.

In the event of a hurricane, What evacuation zone am I in?

With Hurricane Hermine barely a distant memory, it is important to review things you may not be familiar with.  If you are new to Florida or just have never had to experience tropical weather, it is very important to take a few moments to figure out some basic information that will keep you and your […]

Tropical Storms: Protecting your home

Look no further that the state of Florida’s website for important information you should know BEFORE the next tropical system threatens the Tampa Bay area.  NOW is the time to take a look at your coverage when there are NO named storms in the Gulf and make sure you are properly protected! Florida’s Chief Financial […]