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How Not To Suck At Design–A Non Designers Cheat Sheet

You may have heard that design is best left to the professionals, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t give it a go yourself. If you have a good eye for design and the skills to create something truly unique, taking on a project as a non designer can be beneficial. However, it’s important...

Top Gifts for Homeowners This Holiday Season

Figuring out what to buy for friends and loved ones during the holidays isn’t always easy. While some people are easy to shop for, there are always a few people on your list who seem to already have everything they might want. Fortunately, there are a few things that you can get for around the...

Put the Ho, Ho, Ho in the Holidays with These Holiday Decor Trends

Decorating for the holidays can be a lot of fun. What’s less fun is getting stuck in a rut with the same old holiday decorations year after year. Sometimes you just want to break away from the same old thing and do something new and exciting. What do you do if you don’t have any decorating...

Home Equity Loan or Line of Credit: Which is Better for You?

As you make payments against your mortgage, you build equity in your home. This equity can be used to secure future loans, making it easier to refinance your home or cover certain other expenses. Depending on your needs, you might consider taking out a home equity loan or a home equity line of credit...

Why Automation is Not a Bad Thing For Recruitment

  What could you do with your time if you were able to automate tasks such as collecting resumes from candidates, sending reminders, and updating candidate profiles into your ATS? A recruitment agency would be spending a lot of time doing what they are required to do: associating with the candidates...

Vacation Home Advice for Retirees

  Right now, there are more people 65 and up in the United States than there have been at any other time in our nation's history.  Currently, that figure stands at 15.1 percent.  Granted, not all people in their mid-60s are retired.  (According to stats from 2017, 19 percent...

Market Prediction: Is 2019 good year to buy a house

  The first 6 months of 2019 have undoubtedly been very promising to first-time homebuyers.  Beautiful houses, with amazing scenery, alluring wall art canvases and gardens have witnessed an increase in prices that did not seem to end. However, the worrying trend has been slowing down...

You've decided to rent out your house. Ask these 10 questions first.

  Are you thinking of renting out your home? In that case, you need to ask these 10 questions to anyone wanting to rent your house:   1. When are you planning to move in? This is the question that shapes the rest of your engagement with the potential tenant. The answer here...

Broaden Your Financing Options: Hacks for Homebuyers

.blog-img { margin: auto !important; } If you’re in the market for a new house but don’t like your financing options, you may be happy to hear that there are other, less conventional means that can help you make a purchase. Traditional financing may suit the needs of most buyers,...

Local Market Update for West Palm Beach

THE WEST PALM BEACH MARKET IS ON FIRE