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What's happening in Central Florida and Florida in general. Home selling news, home buying news, things to watch out for. Just an all around review of the weeks latest news that you may have missed. If you enjoyed reading the post please give it a LIKE, every little bit helps. Thank You.
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Rain, the bride falling into a pool, a wedding cake falling over, and deposit money that’s lost because the venue went out of business a week ago.What do all of these have in common? They’re all things that can go wrong at a wedding that can be covered by wedding insurance.Some problems can’t be ...
05/04/2018
Do You Know How Often Smoke Alarms Should Be Replaced?Most of us don’t.You may already be aware you should test the smoke alarms in your house each month. Did you know you should also replace those alarms every 10 years?Most homeowners, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)...
05/04/2018
The money habits children develop while they’re young can help form habits that guide their financial future, and the younger they are when they learn good money habits, the more likely they are to value them.Financial editors at the money and investment site, The Motley Fool, suggest the five mo...
05/03/2018
Does the Government Offer Assistance With Home Improvements? Yes. Two very popular programs offered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) include the Title 1 Home Improvement Loan and the Section 203(k) Program. In the first program, HUD insures the loan up to $25,000 for a sin...
05/03/2018
A fenced-in yard. Double sinks. A wrap-around porch.  An open floor plan. Solar panels. There are just so many things we want our new home to have.However, when shopping for our dream home, it’s essential to steer the dream a little bit more toward reality. No home will have every single feature ...
05/02/2018
A back yard can be one of the great joys of owning a home. It can also be full of hazards that can affect your homeowners insurance rates. Here are some issues to talk to your insurance agent about, or at least take precautions for:Swimming poolLocal safety standards and building codes may requir...
05/02/2018
If you're building a new home, make sure your foundation is sound. Consider going with concrete, analyzing your soil, and testing your materials. Check out this infographic for more detailed information. 
05/01/2018
The higher a down payment is on a house, the cheaper the mortgage will be. It’s simple math.The traditional down payment of 20 percent for a house is just that — traditional. There are all types of loans that can range from zero down to 3, 5 or 10 percent of a home’s purchase price required upfro...
05/01/2018
Saint Cloud. FL will be celebrating the rich history of downtown with special presentation on Friday May 18th. 2018. Event starts at 5pm until 8pm on Massachusetts Ave. They will have Kona Food Trucks and Local Vendors.  According to the St.Cloud Mainstreet website;"Hipstoric is a community event...
05/01/2018
Well, we made it to the last day of April and tomorrow we welcome May. As we go into a new month, we should have new goals in mind. You don't want to just go through the motions day by day do you?  So I thought I would share some information on how to create an action plan provided by Thebalances...
04/30/2018