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Home Owner's Insurance Rate Comparisons Online - Florida The Office of Insurance Regulation has just re-launched their Home Owner's Insurance rate comparison online site which lists insurance companies and their rates with and without max wind mitigation for replacement costs of $150,000 and $300...
Cooking Range Tip Overs Did you know?........According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), there were 143 incidents caused by range tip-overs from 1980 to 2006. Of the 33 incidents that resulted in death, most of those victims were children. A small child may stand on an open r...
  In today’s market, foreclosed homes for sale may have been sitting empty for up to a year or more which makes a home inspection even more important. However, this can make the process of buying a home stressful.  A home inspection is supposed to give you peace of mind, but often has the opposit...
If you have a pool and the next time your pool light burns out, try using a less expensive standard or long life 100watt bulb instead of paying extra for a 300 watt pool light bulb. We have had a standard 100 watt bulb in our pool light for 2 years and no problems and the pool light gets used oft...
Having inspected numerous new homes, I have found that all new homes have defects of one kind or another, regardless of the quality of construction or the integrity of the builder. This is because human imperfection prevents anything as large and as complex as a home from being constructed flawle...
I took some aerial photos of a condo building in Flagler Beach for a friend to market a property. I was wondering if anyone else has used aerial photos to market their listing and if so, how did it work for you?  
I have been handing out a great book to sellers to help them get their home ready for sale and have received positive response.The name of the book is "Sell Your Home for More by Nick Gromicko, former Real Estate broker and founder of InterNACHI.The book is free and takes a comical look at how to...
 Like with most professions, you will find qualified and unqualified individuals calling themselves a professional. Home inspectors are no different. In some ways, it's even more difficult to differentiate the good home inspectors from the bad home inspectors, primarily because few states regula...
Lets say I approached a FSBO and offered them the following."Mr and Mrs home owner, if you purchase a Move In Certified Home Inspection with a free 90 day home warranty from Accurate Home Inspections of America, LLC and if the home doesn't sell in 72 days, ABC Reality will pay for the inspection ...
Are your existing home listings more attractive to buyers than other listings?  Existing homes must compete with new homes on the market. Differentiate your listings by encouraging your seller to order a pre-listing inspection of their property and market the listing as "Move In Certified" One sm...

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