Archives: January 2018

Tampa Bay – THE Place to Be!

The Tampa Bay area is a great place to live, work and play for many reasons, including its climate, affordability, strong economy and Florida lifestyle. Boasting beautiful beaches, lakes and bays, the waterfront lifestyle here includes boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing or just enjoying sand between your toes and amazing sunsets relaxing on the beach. […]

Resizing is the New Downsizing

Our last child is preparing to graduate, the family homestead no longer makes sense. Why? We don’t need five bedrooms for the two of us We never swim in the pool, but constantly pay to have it maintained We have a ½ acre that I might walk around once a month We live in a […]

How to Avoid Getting Scammed in Real Estate

Scammers are Getting Smarter Unfortunately, you’ve probably received phishing emails, had your social media account hacked or your credit card compromised. But most likely you were able to spot the scammer or quickly resolve the issue. But with the thriving real estate market, criminals are targeting home buyers, sellers and renters. One such incident hit […]

6 Ways to Save for Your Down Payment

A 20% down payment is a significant chunk of change. But with enough time to prepare and a little bit of creative budgeting, you’ll be able to save up for your new home sooner than you think. Follow these helpful budgeting tips to get started! Break Down Your Budget While it’s never a bad idea […]