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    6 Ways to Fall Back in Love With Your Home

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | February 13, 2023

    It’s all too common for homeowners to fall out of love with their home as time goes on, no matter how much they loved their house when they first moved in. If you’re tired of feeling stagnant in your space and are looking for ways to refresh your home, keep reading and take some inspiration... Read More

    Decluttering Your Home Before the Holidays

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | December 5, 2022

    The fun and happiness of the holidays usually comes with more food, more gifts, more decor, and more stuff in general! I know that the holiday season can very easily leave you feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and burnt out, but it definitely doesn’t have to! We are sharing helpful ways to simplify your load and declutter... Read More

    6 Fall Home Decor Ideas for When Your Home is on The Market

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | September 9, 2022

    The fall season allows sellers to stage and decorate their homes in a unique way for buyers. However, it is very important that they keep the designs subtle to avoid cluttering the space and deterring buyers that may not share the same enthusiasm for the holiday season. You do not want the main focus of... Read More

    The Florida Home Insurance Market Is In Crisis. Learn How to Keep Your Home Insured.

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | July 20, 2022

    Between the threat of hurricanes, flooding and sinkholes, Florida has always been a complex home insurance market. But in the past few years, litigation costs have led to dramatic changes in the way home insurance companies operate. Florida leads the nation in litigation related to homeowner’s claims. This has caused many insurance companies to tighten... Read More

    Give Your Backyard a Summer Makeover with These 6 Budget-Friendly Backyard Furniture Ideas

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | June 22, 2022

    Budget-friendly backyard furniture ideas to transform your lackluster backyard into the ultimate summer hangout spot! Read More

    Save Water And Keep Your Lawn Green With These Florida Lawn Irrigation Tips

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | April 11, 2022

    Learn how to irrigate your Florida lawn, save money and conserve water, all without resorting to a wasteful sprinkler system. Read More

    Our 2022 Real Estate Forecast

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | January 5, 2022

    2021 was a crazy year to say the least. In real estate, in property management, and in the world in general. Let’s pause for a moment to wrap things up and peak ahead at what the future holds in 2022. 1. Pandemic-related retirement driving moves among older Americans More than half of U.S. adults retired... Read More

    Grilling and Chilling, the Safe Way

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | June 9, 2021

    Summer in Florida wouldn’t be complete without epic downpours, magnolia blossoms, and the intoxicating smell of food cooking on the grill. But hang on a second there, partner. Barbecue grills present many safety risks that even the most seasoned grill masters may not be aware of. Between 2014-2018 an average of 19,700 Americans went to... Read More

    5 Home Staging Essentials To Have On Hand

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | March 16, 2021

    As a real estate agent or an owner trying to sell your home, you know how important it is to stage a vacant home for sale. When someone walks into an empty house and there aren’t things to help them visualize themselves in it, it can mean the possibility of losing that buyer. We put... Read More

    5 Spring Cleaning Tips

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | March 9, 2021

    Photo credit: ryan harvey | Flickr Even though we all have clean houses all the time, especially with children, we thought we would share a few tips to help make spring cleaning easier and less stressful. Set up a cleaning caddy – Grab your go-to cleaning products, microfiber clothes, magic erasers, scrub brushes, and duster... Read More