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  • Your Home and Fall Gardening

    BY Allan Kleer

    As the weather cools and the leaves begin to change color, fall is the perfect time to get your home and garden prepped for winter.  Whether you are planting fruit trees or perennials, this is the perfect time to form your action plan and get starte...

  • Your Home For Sale – Does It Need A White Picket Fence?

    BY Allan Kleer

    Many of us grew up hoping we'd one day own the perfect American suburban dream, a home with a white picket fence. And, there is a certain charm and warmth that comes with a house lined with pickets. However, when you look at fencing today and the opt...

  • Political Signage and Your Home

    BY Allan Kleer

    As we get closer to the next election, political opinions are being a little more freely discussed no matter where you live in the U.S.  Issues and debates are sure to bring out even more exposure to political discussion and are likely to bring that...

  • Decorating Your Miami Beach Home For Fall

    BY Allan Kleer

    The fall season in Miami Beach is here! Despite the warm sunny weather and swaying palm trees there’s a crispness in the air as autumn approaches the  Miami Beach Island Communities and their waterfront Miami Beach homes.  This is a time to also ...

  • Good News for New Home Buyers – Miami Beach Sales on the Rise

    BY Allan Kleer

    If you're buying a new home in Miami Beach, you are not alone! According to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), September marks the highest level for builder confidence for newly built, single-family hom...

  • Consider Hiring a Handyman for Your Home

    BY Allan Kleer

    Perhaps you have some home projects you just can’t find the time (or inclination) to start. With the holidays coming up, it may make sense to hire a handyman for smaller tasks. Do you have someone you already use or are you stumped wondering where ...

  • Your Home – Involving the Family in DIY Projects

    BY Allan Kleer

    School is back in session, and if you have kids, you're probably more concerned with providing the necessary signatures to syllabi and helping with homework than you are with the condition of your home. Still, those do-it-yourself projects lurk in t...

  • Home Buying Made Easier with Low Interest Rates

    BY Allan Kleer

    Today's Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS) compiled by Freddie Mac showed a slight decrease or stay in mortgage rates. If you are in the market to buy a home, now is an excellent time to lock in a great rate for purchasing a home. Continued low...

  • Is Condo Life Right For You?

    BY Allan Kleer

    Perhaps you’ve looked over the housing market and have sticker shock. Maybe the idea of maintaining a backyard has you running for cover or you just want to keep things simple. Whatever the reason, if you have decided that you are interested in a ...

  • Consider Walkability When Purchasing a Home

    BY Allan Kleer

    There is a lot to consider when purchasing a home and location is key.  However location means more than just city and state - it also refers to the ease of accessibility to local businesses and schools.  Are you aware that you can actually see how...