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).

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.

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.

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.

Why do some homes sell faster than others?

Why do some homes sell faster than others? Everyone buying or selling seems to think they have the answer. One always hears location, location, location. We also hear schools, schools, school. Beyond that, are there many good reasons why your home is not selling as quickly as your neighbors? Hedstrom & Stamm’s home solutions team did some research to tally up what most experts say.

Lake Hobbs property in Lutz offers peaceful beauty, and history

This Lakefront property has an enduring quality that captivates you as you stand at the lakes edge and enjoy the beauty that once was the beginning of the history of “Old Florida” and the Tampa Bay area. The first thing you will notice are the many cypress trees with clumps of wild grasses naturally growing. The Hedstrom and Stamm Home Solutions team had the opportunity to list this property and wanted to share not only the beauty that this lakefront cottage represents, but some of the history that comes with this majestic area.

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 […]

Home Staging

       Extra or Essential?   It wasn’t too long ago that home staging was considered an extra but in today’s market we believe it is a essential part of selling your home, fast and for a higher value. There can be many challenges when selling your home but you need to gain that extra […]