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By Josh Carlson On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Age in Place Later; Make Good Design Choices Now

Whether you’ve found the home you want to grow old in or you’re planning for an elderly relative to move in with your family, the design choices you make now should be made with an eye to the future. You’ll More...

By Josh Carlson On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

A New Home for Fido … and the Rest of the Family

Anyone who owns a pet knows: a pet is family. And when you’re the parent of a pet and considering a move, you want to be sure your new home and neighborhood are pet-friendly. Start by Googling pet-friendly neighborhoods. More...

By Josh Carlson On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

A Home Buyer’s Guide to Making It in a Competitive Market

In hot real estate markets, buying a property may feel like a nearly impossible feat. Skyrocketing prices, low inventory, and bidding wars can make a prospective buyer feel dejected. But becoming a homeowner in More...

By Josh Carlson On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

How to Use Lighting to Make Your Home More Attractive

If you plan to sell your home, you can make your interiors and exteriors shine by improving the lighting. Here’s how. Drapes and shades: Natural light works best during the day. So make sure to open all drapes More...

By Josh Carlson On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
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Relocating? Tips to Help Figure Out the Cost

Americans are mobile by nature so it should come as no surprise that relocation is a major reason for buying or selling a home. Deciding to pick up and move to a new city can be a great opportunity to increase your More...

By Josh Carlson On Sunday, July 17th, 2016

Ways to Boost Your Home’s OQ for Less

When getting a home ready to sell, most homeowners focus on interior upgrades and fixes. But what’s on the outside counts, too. Lawns, walkways, patios, gardens, doors, and windows all play a role in the livability More...

By Josh Carlson On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

How Is Your Credit Score Calculated and What Does It Have To Do With Real Estate?

What does your credit score have to do with real estate? Very simple…your credit report is ran whether you are buying a home or renting a home. It’s that simple. With your credit score being one of the More...

By Josh Carlson On Thursday, June 16th, 2016

How Summer Container Plants Will Help Sell Your House

  Boca Raton Tribune Real Estate News Logo Container plants are an easy way to give immediate visual impact to your home, creating that important curb appeal – the “wow” factor as potential More...

By Josh Carlson On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Quick Fixes for a Great-Looking Kitchen

Cabinet Doors Damaged or dirty cabinet doors are a big turn-off for buyers. But that’s easy to fix. Most cabinetry can be re-painted after cleaning it and applying a coat of primer. Just check that the materials More...

By Josh Carlson On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Save Money Today by Deferring Capital Gains Tax

Imagine saving thousands of dollars on your next commercial real estate transaction.  Section 1031 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code allows for the exchange of one investment property for another, providing the More...