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Is Upgrading the New Downsizing?

You don’t have to wait to retire to take advantage of the bump in equity in your home. With home values soaring, now could be the time to sell.  Downsizing no longer means downgrading. We’ve long associated downsizing with getting too old to maintain your home or downgrading your personal ...

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Discover Hunter’s Creek

The gem of south Orange County, Hunter’s Creek is defined by its scenic neighborhoods, convenient location, and a small-town feel that’s hard to find in sprawling Central Florida. One of the state’s first eco-friendly planned communities, Hunter’s Creek ecompasses 44 neighborhoods and hundreds of acres of conservation land around Shingle ...

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Permitting Problems: 3 Nightmare Scenarios

Homes additions and renovations that included plumbing and electrical work need to have permits. Without them, buyers and sellers face big headaches. Here’s what could happen: Problems Selling Appraisers will decrease the square-footage of a home if the work was unpermitted and lenders may not approve the loan, even if ...

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Emphasize These 4 Amenities…If You Have Them

New Kitchen A recently updated kitchen can add a lot of value to your home. The kitchen really is the heart of a home. And when it’s new, highlighting it comes down to cleaning it well and clearing countertops. Old kitchens can be a turn-off to buyers. They’re looking for ...

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