10 Tips for Creating an Energy Efficient Home

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In the United States, one of the largest consumers of energy are the homes in which we live.  Making your home more energy efficient is a “win-win” for you as an individual and for your community alike.  Thankfully, increasing your home’s efficiency is relatively easy.  Following these 10 top tips for creating a home that […]

Day Trips: Short Drives to Fun Excursions

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Day excursions are not only for the tourists that flock to our area year round.  Tourists, snow birds and locals, alike, can take advantage of all that Palm Beach County and the surrounding area has to offer.  Are you entertaining family and friends from out of town?  Or, are you just looking to get out […]

Military Programs When Buying a Home

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Military borrowers now have plenty of options when it comes to purchasing a home.  A VA loan comes complete with little to no down payment, no PMI, and is topped off with the seller paying the closing costs.  Other programs such as the Military Housing Assistance Fund can help buyers with grants for closing costs, […]

Tips to Choosing the Right Neighborhood for You

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There’s nothing like coming home at the end of the day to your very own home-sweet-home.  Upon turning into your neighborhood, flowers begin to bloom, birds begin to chirp, and the laughter of children can be heard in the distance.  A permanent rainbow seems to be hovering overhead and, neighbors out visiting with one another […]

What Credit Score Do I Need To Buy A House?

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First time homebuyers sometimes find themselves embarking on a new adventure for which they have little or no preparation.  Getting all of your ducks in a row before house hunting will help you become a little more on guard.  One of the first matters up for consideration is your credit score.  You may be wondering, […]

When Is The Best Time To Sell A House?

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For years now, people have believed that waiting for prime season when it comes to listing a house is the best decision.  So, what is prime season? Traditionally, agents and sellers alike agree that prime season begins in the spring and comes to an end at the same time summer does.  That little tidbit of […]

13 Hidden Costs when Buying a Home

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Home ownership is the American dream.  We save and set our sights on the perfect home in the perfect neighborhood.  Indeed, it’s a worthy goal!  But many buyers, especially first time buyers, are taken aback by the initial and ongoing investment that homeownership requires.  The price of home ownership includes so much more than just […]