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By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
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We have all been in these situations more than once.  If this isn't the funniest thing, I came across this video and had to share.  It will be okay to LOL and to talk to the screen as you are watching this, because you already know the words...http://lightersideofrealestate.com/real-estate-humor/...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
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Yeah Not!!Well, at least that's what the Mortgage Broker said in a recent blog post about banks not offering or advertising the best rates.  I'm gonna go with "I disagree for $200 Bob"If you are a first time home buyer, and happen to meet Before you are referred to a tried and true list of lender...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
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 Realtors might generally agree that TUESDAY’s are the best day of the week to begin the buying process. Why Tuesday? Think about the other days for a moment, and what you are normally doing... As everyone is settling back into their work-week routine, they are better able to focus once their wee...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
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Many people may not be aware of all of the benefits provided for our Veterans.  I'll admit, as a Veteran myself,  I don't know either.  A new update was recently posted regarding healthcare, so I thought as we recently observed Memorial Day I would share this important update with you.  The Depar...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
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If you are considering drawing any money from your Roth IRA to buy your first home, will you have to pay it back before retirement? If you said NO.... you would be CORRECT   That's right, "Nothing has to be repaid" (my caveat here is "as of this writing"). But yes, All your contributions can com...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
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Not to long ago, I was contacted and asked to sell a single family residence.  The gentleman has recently lost his partner of many years, and was ready to sell the house and move on.  Unfortunately, when I got the details of the property and owners or should I say owner.  I found that the person ...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
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Is The title insurance you're required to buy in order to get your loan for your own protection?  TRUE OR FALSE?If you answered TRUE you are......... INCORRECT!You're required to pay for the lender's title insurance at settlement, but it's not for your benefit. It only shields the lender in case ...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
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Which one are you?  AND Which one carries the most weight?  But more importantly do you know the difference?                                                                                                                            Being Prequalified is an estimate of what the lender thinks you c...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
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When preparing to buy a home, credit plays an important role.  Not just for homebuyers, let's see how many brave Realtors will admit to not knowing the answer.  Test your Brain before you cheat and see the answer below:a) A credit score from a fourth credit bureau, Beaconb) Another name for your ...

By Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor
(Rowlett Real Estate School)
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Disney Pixar in Concert   Disney Pixar in Concert 1250 Miracle Strip Parkway SE Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 Location: NWFL Event Date: Apr 11, 2015 to Apr 11, 2015 Start Time: 7:00pm Venue: Emerald Coast Convention Center Website: www.sinfoniagulfcoast.org Phone: (850) 269-7229 Watch your favorit...

By Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor
(Rowlett Real Estate School)
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Fort Walton Beach Beer Festival Uptown Station March 28, 2015 1PM - 4PM http://chanswineworld.com   Uptown Station will proudly host Wine World's 2nd Annual Fort Walton Beach Beer Festival benefitting the Special Forces Association, Chapter 7 on Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 1PM-4PM. The event w...

By Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor
(Rowlett Real Estate School)
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Relay for Life Choctawhatchee High School Stadium March 24 - March 25, 2015 6PM - 6AM 850-244-3813 x3554 http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY15FL?pg=entry&fr_id=63747 The Relay for Life is a 12-hour event to benefit the American Cancer Society that unites people in communities aro...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
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  Would having two separate bathrooms save your relationship?  Oh how many times do you wish he would just go use another bathroom and stay out of yours? LOL well help may be in your future. Dual master bathrooms are trending, according to the National Association of Home Builders. It’s not just ...

By Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor
(Rowlett Real Estate School)
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  1010 Miracle Strip Parkway SEFt. Walton Beach, FL 32548 800-247-8575 toll-free850-244-5169 phone    Delight in watching dolphins leap and sea lions play during our spectacular shows! Or participate and interact directly with these and other remarkable marine animals including stingrays, otters...

By Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor
(Rowlett Real Estate School)
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Cat Show - Destiny Cat Fanciers Here's for all you Cat Lovers out there.  Don't miss this event! Emerald Coast Convention Center 1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548     February 28 - March 1, 2015 9:00AM-4PM Over 100 cats will compete in the Destiny Cat Fanciers Show.  Judgin...

By Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor
(Rowlett Real Estate School)
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Island Dance Party - Dancing Through the Years     February 21, 2015  6:00pm-12:00am $10 per person or buy 4 and get 1 free $10 per person at the Door Emerald Coast Convention Center 1250 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548 877-574-5123                A night of exciting li...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
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The roof of your home serves one major purpose, and that is to be a barrier against the weather outside.  Roof Flashing is the sheet metal or other durable material that protects roof joints from penetration from the elements outdoors. The most difficult weather element to control is water, and r...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
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If there is a deep freeze warning for your area tonight and the next few days and nights as it is in many areas across the Nation, you may be at risk for some major monetary expenditures if you don't do this one simple thing. Last year, we had a freeze that caused many homes to have pipes that bu...

By Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor
(Rowlett Real Estate School)
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Join in the fun for the New Year! If you are looking for a great place to spend New Years, Bring the family out for a blast of fun at the Landing in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.  Enjoy a great night of fireworks and live music!   Wednesday, December 31, 2014 7:00 PM - Thursday, January 01, 2015 1...

By Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor
(Rowlett Real Estate School)
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Wellington Place - 3rd Annual Community Garage Sale to raise money for Alzheimer's This event is not longer active. Saturday, September 20, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wellington Place 233 Carmel Drive Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547   This is a great opportunity to help raise funds for Alzheimers resear...

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