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Tips for First-Time Rental Property Owners

10 When owning rental property, the goal is to create income rather than constantly spend on the rental. Initially, there may be no income as the property is paid down and updates are made. Some important tips for first-time rental property owners include finding a property manager, saving on energy costs, and searching for the […]

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The Golden Years: Alternative Housing Ideas for Retirees

23 Many of us work our entire lives to reach retirement, and we usually expect this to be a joyous time. Some people take trips or spend time with their families. Lots of individuals even rethink their living situations. If you’re among those who have retired lately, read about these alternative housing ideas for retirees. […]

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Alternatives To Wood Building Materials

6 For home renovation and building projects, wood is the default choice for many people. While it may be familiar and visually appealing, wood isn’t always the best material to use. There are alternatives to wood building materials that fulfill the same role with the benefits of being more durable, low-maintenance, and sustainable. Consider these […]

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Basic Home Maintenance Tips To Know

32 There are many things in your home that you need to check, clean, and keep up with regularly. Understanding the most critical tasks will help you prioritize a list that allows you to complete these tasks in order of importance. Take it a step at a time, and you’ll surely get it all done. […]

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Tips for a Winter-Ready Florida Home

52 The winters in Florida are much milder compared to other places in the United States. However, cold snaps and frigid temperatures can still plague Florida residents in the dead of winter. As the colder months approach, check out these tips for a winter-ready Florida home. Clear Gutters and Downspouts Debris can easily clog your […]

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How Can Landlords Improve Communication With Tenants?

21 With new rental home communities popping up and the Florida real estate market in flux, there’s never been more competition for tenants—much less tenants that are trouble-free or relatively sane. So when you have a lessee that you love, make sure they’ll stick around. Whether you have long-term units or seasonal vacancies, it’s a […]

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Top Improvements for Florida Homes

24 Your home is likely your biggest investment. You may hope to live there for decades to come. Yet, even if you have no intention of selling, maintaining and improving your home can add value that would come in handy if you ever do want to downsize. Consider these top improvements for Florida homes. Maximizing […]

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Tips New Homeowners Want To Know

32 Becoming a homeowner is an exciting phase in anyone’s life. It can be a bit daunting, too. There are so many things to learn and know that you may not have any idea where to even begin. If that’s the case for you, read this article and follow our tips. These tips new homeowners […]

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Must-Have Features for Houses in Florida

17 The climate in Florida has a significant effect on the houses that are built here. They should have designs that work well in the warmth and stand strong in storms, but this isn’t always the case. When looking to purchase or upgrade a home, you may want to know what characteristics to look for […]

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3 Ways To Add Color To Freshen up Your Patio

19 The Florida sun can be punishing, so it’s not surprising if your backyard looks particularly uninspiring lately. There are a lot of signs that your patio needs an update: The cement is cracking, or there’s a dark moss under the table umbrella, or maybe even the iguanas are taking the long way to avoid […]

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Top Alternative Options to Central Air

15 In the Florida heat, finding efficient ways to cool one’s home is essential. Currently, central air has more or less become the standard for home cooling. However, homeowners should be aware that it isn’t the only option. If your home doesn’t have central air, or maybe if you’re just looking for a more efficient […]

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Interior Design Tips for Beginners: Furniture Placement, Color Combinations

54 When furniture placement, color combinations, and other interior design choices are made by those without the proper knowledge, it can create a mess of problems. Luckily, learning about interior design isn’t as daunting as it may seem. These interior design tips for beginners will teach you how to create effective visual appeal and cohesion in any […]

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