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Hosting Holiday Guests in Limited Space

Hosting Holiday Guests in Limited Space

With more people working from home this year, space has become a priority, and what once may have been a rarely used guest room may now be an office or school room. What to do with the holidays coming and guests on their way to visit? If it’s a working space, there may be little you can do to keep from working in it when you need to. But assuming a bed is still in the room, you can make sure this space becomes a cozy retreat for guests once your working hours are over. Most guests don’t require much to make them feel at home. Here are seven tips to ensure your...

Hosting Holiday Guests in Limited Space

Hosting Holiday Guests in Limited Space

With more people working from home this year, space has become a priority, and what once may have been a rarely used guest room may now be an office or school room. What to do with the holidays coming and guests on their way to visit? If it’s a working space, there...

A Checklist for Retiring Early

A Checklist for Retiring Early

Retiring early is a great idea if you can afford it. Unfortunately, few people plan for retirement as well as they should. A common rule of thumb is to save 10 times your final salary to retire by age 67. For someone with an annual salary of $50,000, that would mean...

Will The Economy Rebound . . .Looking Ahead

Will The Economy Rebound . . .Looking Ahead

According to KCMBlog.com's Steve Harney,* "One of the biggest questions we all seem to be asking these days is: When are we going to start to see an economic recovery? As the country begins to slowly reopen, moving forward in strategic phases, business activity will...

Buyers Want Out NOW!

Buyers Want Out NOW!

"We want out — NOW!" This quarantine has convinced homeowners that they need more rooms, a backyard and plenty of kitchen space — and they want it all now! “I don’t have enough space.” “Now we can hear the neighbors’ every word.” “I need a home office now.” In the...

What Our London Office Is Saying . . .

What Our London Office Is Saying . . .

Getting in Gear Nick Churton, based at the Berkshire Hathaway, HomeServices EWM Realty, London international marketing office, offers his thoughts on the efforts being made to keep buyers and sellers on the move. Throughout the lockdown, agents and brokers have been...

Corona Virus Impact On Our Local South Florida Markets

Corona Virus Impact On Our Local South Florida Markets

MIAMI – One of the many industries feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic is real estate. According to Christina Vazquez of The Miami Herald, Jorge Guerra Jr., broker and chairman of the Miami Association of Realtors, said while deals are still closing, they...

My New Home Appraised!

My New Home Appraised!

Yes, that’s music to our ears . . . “It appraised!” With my vast experience and years in this business, I have come to weather most of the challenges of our ever-changing Real Estate market.  I have come to learn that there are many hurdles that I have no control...

The Shift: A Look At 2020

The Shift: A Look At 2020

The Shift The Real Estate market has shifted.  Pricing has never been so important as in today’s market. Homes listed today are staying on the market longer - especially on the Key. Increase in listings means more competition. Anyone looking to sell his home now has...

New Yorkers Beating Down The Door To . . .

New Yorkers Beating Down The Door To . . .

-- as reported by the Miami Herald Business News --- “The city has grown up ... everyone knows our brand now,” he said. “It’s a place where you can build a life for yourself.” The DDA’s numbers tell the story. The number of SEC-registered investment advisors in...

Bringing Your “A” Game When Selling Your Home

Bringing Your “A” Game When Selling Your Home

“Bring Your 'A' Game” is a common expression in athletics which means to arrive with your top attitude and ability because with today's competition we are going to need it. In life, every day is game day. You simply cannot achieve your goals with a “B” effort. In Real...

What Today’s Buyers Are Facing

What Today’s Buyers Are Facing

Whether you are a buyer searching for your first home, or a homeowner looking to move up to your next home, you should pay attention to rising interest rates, decreasing inventories and increasing home prices. Rising Interest Rates In 2018, (due to the research of...

Five Reasons You Need A Real Estate Professional

Five Reasons You Need A Real Estate Professional

A few years ago, I published an article as to the five reasons you need a Real Estate agent: Pricing is difficult. Negotiating ability is crucial. Mortgages are key. Your family’s safety is critical. Selling is a full-time job. Since that article, the Real Estate...

Valuation – A Primer

Valuation – A Primer

Valuation – A Primer Many of my clients ask me, “how do you evaluate my home?” Many metrics establish home value; the primary is the multiple listing service.  If I am looking to “list” a home for sale, I research what has sold in the surrounding area of the “subject”...

Should We Renovate Before We Relocate?

Should We Renovate Before We Relocate?

I am asked: “What can I do to update my home before I sell and how much will that improve the value?”  Home improvement may be necessary to sell your home. It may help you and the future homeowner save money on insurance.  It will also improve your chances of selling...

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