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10 Reasons to Buy an "Ugly" Home

By: Jennifer Noonan - June 5, 2017

You Could Get a Great Deal


Sellers, in most cases, know what they’ve got. So if they have the ugliest house on the block, they'll likely set a lower asking price, with the knowledge that fewer people will have the imagination to see its potential. If an out-of-date or neglected house has great bones, you could...

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Condo's Task: Addressing Airbnb Short-Term Rentals

By: Roberto Blanch - May 29, 2017

Firm partner Roberto C. Blanch authored a “My View” guest column that appeared in today’s edition of “Business Monday” in the Miami Herald.  The article, which was titled “Condos’ Task:  Addressing Airbnb Short-Term Rentals,” focuses on how local municipalities and community associations are responding to the issues that are being created by short-term rentals using Airbnb and its competitors.  Roberto’s article reads...

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Sure Fire Tactics to Getting More Money for Your home

By: Daniel Bortz - May 3, 2017

 

 



All home sellers hope their place will fetch a big, fat price. And while you can't control everything that determines a house's market rate—like, say, the state of the stock market or the quality of your local school district—there are plenty of things within your power that can nudge that number higherr...

 

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9 Healthy Food Trends You Need to Try Right Now

By: Epicurious - May 3, 2017

 

Is sorghum the new quinoa? Is bitter melon the new kale or cauliflower? Do you ponder these questions while sipping a charcoal lemonade (which could be the next kombucha)?


The trendiest health food ingredients often make the most flattering Instagram photos, but many of them have something else in common. They're not new...

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Inside Todays Reimagined, Reenergized Clubhouses

By: Chris Edwards - April 28, 2017

 

Say goodbye to tennis courts and drab, windowless fitness centers. Say hello to color-splashed clubhouses with open floorplans, high-end coffee bars, and outdoor fireplaces and kitchens...

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Want to Sell Your House? Don't Do These 4 Things.

By: Anne Miller - March 30, 2017

When potential buyers drive up to your home, they’re full of hope.


They imagine themselves baking in the kitchen and their kids playing in the yard. Most of all they think...

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John C Goede: Condo Owners at Odds with Association

By: John C Goede - March 30, 2017

 

Q. Our original condominium association board foreclosed on a condo unit and rented it out for $1,250/month. A new board was seated that stopped renting this unit out on March 31, 2013. The condo unit remained unoccupied until March 29, 2016 when the board wrote off $34,136 in bad debt expense for these maintenance fees. What recourse do the condo owners have and against whom?...

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6 Home Improvements That Actually Save You Money

By: Sage Singleton - March 27, 2017

 

When people hear the words home improvements, they might see flashing dollar signs, as many home improvement projects cost big bucks. How can the budget-conscious homeowner make updates without breaking their budget?...

 

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Events Take Families around the World This Weekend

By: Jennifer Jhon - March 2, 2017

Cultural diversity is the theme this weekend, with events throughout South Florida designed to immerse visitors in cultures found around the globe...

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The Essential Steps to Landscape Design

By: Charles Thigpen - March 1, 2017

 

 


 

 

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Will You Be Successful This Spring Homebuying Season? This Is What Economists Predict

By: Kelsey Ramirez - February 28, 2017

Mortgage giant Freddie Mac released its monthly Outlook for February which looked at the potential impact that rising inflation could have on housing and mortgage markets...

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Why Are HOA Fees Important?

By: Brian M Stephens, Peter M Dunbar - January 25, 2017

 

FAQs on HOA Fees


In Part 3 of this series, we discussed the HOA rules – where they come from and what happens when homeowners don’t obey the rules. If polled, more likely than not, few homeowners could recite a majority of their HOA’s rules. One rule, however, would likely be recognized by all. That is, you have to pay your HOA fees...

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3 Crucial Reasons you SHould Buy a House before 2017 Ends

By: Lisa Gordon - January 23, 2017

 If you don’t jump aboard the real estate train now, you might be too late...

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6 Out-Of-The-Box Date Ideas in Palm Beach County, from Paddleboarding and Picnics to a Day at PBA

By: Amy Woods, Melissa Puppo - January 1, 2017

 

In such a beautiful and bustling city, there’s no excuse for doing the classic dinner-and-a-movie routine. Get creative with these six date ideas that take advantage of all that Palm Beach has to offer...

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13 Best DIY Budget Kitchen Projects

By: DIY - December 28, 2016

Find affordable ideas and how-to instructions for adding style, function and pizzazz...

 
 

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