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Remodeling Projects with the Greatest Return

Home Remodeling Projects That Can Get The Greatest Return

Even if you’re not thinking of selling, it is always good to consider how remodeling will impact the value of your home. Some renovations have a poor return on investment, while others will pay you off the greatest returns.

Remodeling Projects With The Greatest Return

So are you ready to know those secret weapons (Remodeling Projects) that will deliver the highest ever returns? Here we go:

1. MAJOR & MINOR KITCHEN MODEL:

Kitchen remodeling can be done as simple or as elaborate as you like. This is the best place to invest your renovation money as it brings the highest return and makes a home easier to sell. However, to maximize your return keep your total investment...

Fun Things To Do for the Holidays in Palm Beach County

Fun Things to do for the Holidays

Christmas Tree Lighting

The holiday season is just around the corner. When it comes to celebrating the season to be jolly, Palm Beach County offers a variety of fun things to do! There are many activities all around Palm Beach County and many are free to enjoy. Florida does the holiday season a little differently as we enjoy warm temperatures and sand instead of the snow. This season, be sure to see Sandi, the world’s only 700-ton sand tree, view the decorated boats in the boat parade, experience the famous 100-foot Christmas tree in Delray Beach, take a ride in the Polar Express, and so much more! All of these will help you get into the holiday spirit.

Here are some activities and events available this holiday season in Palm Beach County.

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Will Home Values Drop Anytime Soon?

Are Home Values Dropping?

The Future of Real Estate

With the current uncertainty about the economy, some people are waiting to purchase their first home or move-up to their dream house because they think or hope home prices will drop over the next few years. However, the experts disagree with this perspective.

Here is a table showing the predicted levels of appreciation from six major housing sources:

Real Estate Experts 

Every source believes that home prices will continue to appreciate (albeit at lower levels than we have seen over the last several years). But, not one source is calling for residential real estate values to depreciate....

Top 5 Reasons to Move to Florida

Why Move to Florida?

Ready to move?

Have you been dreaming of making Florida your new home? There are many reasons why Florida has become one of the popular places for those moving to another state.  There are many reasons to move to Florida however these are the 5 most popular reasons to make the Sunshine home. 

1. Sun Fun Sun!!

It is called the Sunshine State for a reason. Thanks to the 200 plus days of sunshine a year, you will never get bored living here. You'll be able to spend much of your time on outdoor activities like swimming, boating, fishing or visiting local amusement parks. We have traded the sand in for the snow.  

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What Happens if My Spouse Refuses to Sell?

What to Do if the Spouse Refuses to Sell During a Divorce

But I Don't Want to Move

If you are living in your home and facing a divorce, dreading the move is normal. Especially when you add the emotions and stress.

If you own a home and are getting a divorce, dealing with the decision of what happens is often one of the sticking points between both parties. There are many reasons this happens. Sometimes it is financial or emotional. 

Dragging out the sale rarely helps either party however it can be hard to remember that when you are dealing with the hurt. 

The ideal situation is to work it out however as a last resort a judge might need to compel the sale. Speak with your attorney about dealing with issues such as how list price will be established and how the real estate agent will be...

What International Buyers are Looking for in the Florida Market

International Real Estate

In Florida Realtors®’ report on the state's foreign buyer and seller transactions, they found a small slowdown in international activity in Florida, due mainly to a tight home inventory and rising property values.

The Reason Behind the Slow Down

This was due to competition between foreign and U.S. buyers. The competition was caused by mortgage rates remaining relatively low compared to historic values, and the large supply of buyers, both foreign and domestic, while the number of homes for sale remained relatively small....