Once upon a time, the idea of renting out your home to a stranger while you left for vacation was considered quite odd. Enter changing consumer attitudes, the “sharing economy” and online services such as Airbnb, FlipKey (owned by TripAdvisor) and VRBO (owned by HomeAway, which is now owned by Expedia). Today, renting a room … More 3 Things to Consider Before Registering Your Home on a Short-Term Rental Site
It happens a lot. The dream vacation on the beach, at the lake or on the ski slopes suddenly morphs into a dream of buying a piece of paradise.
If you’re considering buying a property in your dream getaway area, here are some preparatory steps you can take as you embark on your search. … More Vacation Property: Dream Responsibly
While homeowners down south may not miss shoveling driveways and frozen pipes, they might still yearn for snowball fights, ice skating and the friendly face of a snowman in their neighbor’s yard. Here’s how to get your winter fix when living in a land of endless summer. … More 5 Ways to Get Your Winter Fix in a Warm Climate
We do things a little differently here on the Treasure Coast.
While we don’t have your typical holiday events, we still find ways to get into the spirit by embracing life on Florida’s East Coast, even pretending we’re having a White Christmas.
Here are fun ways in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties to enjoy this holiday season with family and friends. … More This is how we do Christmas on Florida’s Treasure Coast
It’s never too soon to daydream about the holiday season in Martin County and St. Lucie counties. Here are a few of this season’s events you’re not going to want to miss!
Keep reading for a list of holiday events that will fill you and your family with holiday cheer. … More Can’t Miss Holiday Events | Martin and St. Lucie Counties
Black Friday shopping will be here before we know it. As we get closer to the major holiday shopping weekend, news and rumors will be leaked or officially released. Here is the latest on Black Friday Ads, Early Sales, Thanksgiving openings and closures, Free Shipping deals, and Holiday Catalogs. … More Black Friday headquarters: Your home for holiday shopping news, ads, store hours and more
Is the cost of furniture causing to you to debate if a kitchen table is a “want” or a “need”?
Don’t worry! There are plenty of options for you to furnish your nest without breaking the bank. Here are some good places to start, courtesy of RE/MAX Masterpiece Realty. … More 6 Places to Find Furniture You Didn’t Think to Look
Unless you’ve purchased a brand-new home that includes warranties on the newly installed systems and appliances, there’s no guarantee you’re covered for repair or replacement if something stops working in your new place. One way for buyers of pre-owned homes to protect themselves against the risk of costly repairs is to consider purchasing a home warranty. Here are a few things you should know about them. … More 6 Things Buyers Should Know About Home Warranties
f you’re selling a home for the first time, it’s quite a different ballgame from what you experienced as a first-time buyer.
Ultimately, you’re in control of the process. You call the shots on prepping your home for sale, deciding on a listing price, accepting (or rejecting) offers, and a host of other factors.
But you might want to heed the following tips from RE/MAX Masterpiece Realty. … More 8 Tips for First-Time Sellers
Reprinted from Washington Post. There’s no way to sugarcoat it. Hurricane Irma is a catastrophic storm, and it’s heading toward South Florida. If it makes landfall there, it will be the first hurricane to do so since Wilma in 2005. The effects could be devastating. Because of the potential impact, Florida residents should be coming up … More How to prepare for Hurricane Irma