Wednesday, March 15, 2023 / by Ana Baldner
Spring is a season of renewal and rejuvenation, a time when we shake off the winter blues and prepare ourselves for the warmer months ahead. It’s also the perfect time to do a deep clean of our homes and get rid of any clutter and dirt that may have accumulated over the winter. To help you get started, here is your ultimate spring cleaning checklist for 2023.
The first step in any spring cleaning checklist is decluttering. Go through your home and get rid of anything that you no longer need or use. This includes old clothes, books, and other items that are taking up valuable space in your home. Donate or sell anything that is still in good condition, and throw away anything that is beyond repair.
Dust and vacuum
Once you’ve decluttered your home, it’s time to start cleaning. Begin by dusting all surfaces, including shelves, windowsills, and furniture. Use a microfiber cloth or a duster to avoid spreading dust around the room. Next, vacuum all floors . ...
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 / by Ana Baldner
Merritt Island is a beautiful and scenic destination located on the eastern coast of Florida. It is best known for its wildlife, nature preserves, and space-related attractions. Here are the top five things to do in Merritt Island, Florida.
Visit the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge - The Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge is a vast area that covers over 140,000 acres of land and water. Visitors can hike, bike, and explore the various nature trails and waterways. It is home to over 1,500 species of plants and animals, including manatees, alligators, and various bird species.
Take a Kayak or Airboat Tour - Visitors can take a kayak or airboat tour of the Indian River Lagoon or Banana River to get up close and personal with the local wildlife. These tours are a great way to see dolphins, manatees, and other wildlife in their natural habitat.
Visit the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex - The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is an educational and interactive att ...
Thursday, December 8, 2022 / by Ana Baldner
Listing your home during the holidays may seem counterintuitive. The holidays are a time when work seems to slow down, but this is the reason it’s a smart decision. Listing in December means you have a great shot at selling high and buying low.
People who look for a home during the holidays are more serious buyers. They want to get deals done & fast and are more likely to make serious offers. Since there are fewer houses to choose from now and less competition, that means more money for you.
Houses often show better when decorated for the holidays. Buyers are also more emotional during the holidays and more likely to pay your price. They are looking for a home, and holiday decorations tend to make properties look more welcoming and bright!
Buyers also have more time to look for a home during the holidays. Many people are in town on vacation, take time off work, and finally have extra time to seriously look for their new home or vacation property. Making sure yo ...
Thursday, October 13, 2022 / by Ana Baldner
Fall is a fantastic time to take family photos outdoors. The weather is cooler, the holidays are approaching and Autumn-colored neutrals are easy to coordinate!
If you want to take advantage of the fall colors but don’t want to travel far, look for parks or other scenic locations near your home. Take a drive to somewhere new and explore! You may be surprised at how close by a hidden gem can be.
Once you’ve found the perfect spot, it’s time to start planning what to wear. As we mentioned before, autumn-colored neutrals go great together. You can also add in a pop of color with accessories. If you’re not sure what will work well together, consider using a color palette as a guide to make sure the whole family looks cohesive.
Here are a few tips to make sure everyone is happy and cooperating for the perfect photo-op:
1. Let your kids pick out their own outfits. This way they feel like they have some control and are more likely to cooperate. You ca; ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 / by Ana Baldner
When it comes to dipping your toe in the Real Estate World, the first thing you'll notice is the abundance of industry specific terms that seem to come up frequently and may seem like foreign concepts. Terms you probably haven't ever heard of before! Skipping over the meanings of these words can keep you from understanding crucial information about your favorite listings.
Here we made you a quick “cheat sheet” with a bunch of common Real Estate Terms. Keep these in mind, and it'll help you out when browsing for properties or closing on your own home.
As-Is: The home may need repairs or renovations that the seller will not complete before or as part of the sale. As-is also refers to the condition of the property at the time the offer was written and should something happen to the property from the time the offer was written to closing which alters this condition, then the seller must bring back the property to its “as-is” condition OR the 2 ...