Did you ever think about how you get started as a first-time homebuyer? Planning is everything and getting a head-start on owning a home is just smart. You’ve heard it said over and over that a mortgage payment is usually far less than paying rent to a landlord, (nt to mention you build equity!) but getting
By : Lighter Side Staff Renting is often looked at as a more affordable alternative to homeownership, but in many areas of the US including Central Florida, that’s actually not the case. According to recent data from realtor.com, rents are rising fast and hitting new highs in metro areas across the country. In July, the median
But we are so much more than that! Granted Florida has tons o’sunshine and that’s the way we like it. Snowbirds flock south every year to avoid the snow, cold and ice of the grey Northern Winters. For example, on average, there are 158 sunny days recorded per year in Niagara Falls, New York, a recognized
How to Budget: Everything You Should Know About Creating a Personal Budget How to Make a Monthly Budget… First, take note that we are creating a monthly budget. Some people try creating weekly budgets but this tends to fail them because the time period is too short. It forces them to reassess their budget every
Visit Florida! Highlands County is not only a nice place to visit…it’s a nice place to live! CLICK HERE for more information on some of the highlights in Highlands County! There are two cities, one town, and 13 unincorporated communities in Highlands County Florida… BUT! There are hundreds of reasons why you should live here.
8 weeks before you move checklist: It’s important for you to plan for every aspect of your move. The good news? We’ve got you covered. We won’t lie — there’s a lot to do to prepare. Yet, you’ll be thankful you started early and had this epic moving checklist to ensure you stay on top
By Rachel Stults It’s a slow Sunday morning. You’ve just brewed your Nespresso and popped open your laptop to check out the latest home listings before you hit the road for a day of open houses. You’re DIYing this real estate thing, and you think you’re doing pretty well—after all, any info you might need is at your fingertips
Live life locally. Lake Placid, voted the “Most interesting small town in America” by Reader’s Digest in 2013, offers a variety of menus to suit the diverse palette. While you’re visiting the town of murals consider enjoying a meal at one of the local restaurants. Hours change, so please call before you go so you
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