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10 Tips to Save for a Downpayment A down payment is a key part of buying a home. It’s the money you put down at the beginning of the purchase to prove
Buying
What Credit Score do I Need to Buy a House in Jacksonville, Florida To buy a house in Jacksonville, you’ll need a credit score of at least 620, according to several. sources.
Buying
How Much Mortgage can I Afford in Jacksonville, Florida? Mortgage affordability is an important factor to consider when buying a home. In Jacksonville, Florida, you can expect to pay around $1,500 per
Buying
Is there a Mortgage Tax in Jacksonville, Florida? Mortgage tax in Florida is a property tax that is charged on mortgages. The tax is imposed by the state and local governments, and is
Home Living
Key considerations for buying new construction in 2022 Many families have seen their savings accounts grow in the last two years as a result of remote working, reduced commuting, and more cooking
Buying, New Construction
5 Tips for Planning Your Annual Tax Payments on a Budget It’s that time of year again! As a Jacksonville homeowner, it is important to budget for both real estate taxes and
Home Living
Are real estate taxes the same as property taxes There is often some confusion about the difference between real estate taxes and property taxes. Many people use the terms interchangeably, but they
Home Living
Don’t forget to apply for…. Homestead Exemption Did you buy a home in 2021? Those who own and moved into a new home after January 1, 2021, may be eligible for a 2022
Buying, Home Living, Moving Tips
7 Tips for Saying Goodbye to Sentimental Belongings When I work with clients who are downsizing to a smaller home, one of the hardest chores they face is letting go of sentimental
Home Living, Home Organization, Moving Tips
5 Tips for Buying a Luxury Home Luxury homes are generally described as those in the top 10% of their market. Luxury homes are usually located in the most optimal areas in
Buying
The Do’s and Don’ts of Buying Vacant Land Building a custom home is hard work that is rewarded when you move into the home of your dreams. The first step is finding
Buying, Vacant Land
8 Ways to Make Buyers Fall in Love with Your Home We all want people to love our home as much as we do, but especially when you are trying to sell
Selling
Snuggle Up to Your Valentine at Home This Year With COVID-19 and chilly weather, you might consider a stay-at-home date night this Valentine’s Day. After all, “home is where the heart is,”
Home Living
The Dos and Don’ts for Investing in Real Estate Are you thinking about investing in real estate in 2021? It may be the perfect year to purchase a rental property, a vacation
Buying, Real Estate Investing
Fresh Year, Fresh Start: Cleaning Out Your Home for the New Year Many of us could not wait to close the door on 2020 and usher in the new year– and all
Home Living, Home Organization
Celebrating the Holidays Safely in 2020 As we close out 2020 with the news that a COVID-19 vaccine may become available in the new year, we can all have hope that our
Home Living
6 Reasons Why December is a Good Month to Buy a Home Most people cringe at the thought of buying a home in December. Only the Grinch would want to pack up
Buying
Home Maintenance Tips for Fall and Winter It’s important to prepare your home for the colder weather coming. Taking a little bit of time to winterize your home can save you a
Home Living

September 16, 2020

Fall Decorating on a Budget

Fall Decorating on a Budget There is something about decorating for fall that gives me the warm fuzzies! It may be the promise of cool, crisp evenings with brilliant sunsets, or the
Home Living

September 2, 2020

Seller’s FAQs

Seller’s FAQs When is a good time to sell? An easy answer is when it’s best for you! Obviously, if you are closing on a home purchase, moving for work, or want
Selling
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