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  • 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...

  • Keeping Cool in Your Home Despite the Heat

    BY Allan Kleer

    Summer heat comes in waves and can put a damper on fun. To keep the good times rolling despite the heat, the following tips (some slightly unorthodox) may help you to cool off inside and outside your home. Inside Your Home Close Your Window Coverings...

  • Keeping Cool in Your Home Despite the Heat

    BY Allan Kleer

    Summer heat comes in waves and can put a damper on fun. To keep the good times rolling despite the heat, the following tips (some slightly unorthodox) may help you to cool off inside and outside your home. Inside Your Home Close Your Window Coverin...

  • Owning a Second Home – a Dream or a Reality

    BY Allan Kleer

    Have you dreamed about owning a second home? Perhaps you find yourself in a position where it would make sense to have another home in a vacation location or a condo near family or friends. If your life and finances make owning a second home an opt...

  • Selling Your Home – Paint Choices Matter

    BY Allan Kleer

    Whether you love the home you live in or are planning on selling your home in the next few years, exterior paint plays a huge role in the overall look of your home. In a home for sale, it can mean a difference in price and how many offers you receive...