3 Things to Consider Before Registering Your Home on a Short-Term Rental Site

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

Vacation Property: Dream Responsibly

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

This is how we do Christmas on Florida’s Treasure Coast

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

Can’t Miss Holiday Events | Martin and St. Lucie Counties

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 headquarters: Your home for holiday shopping news, ads, store hours and more

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

6 Things Buyers Should Know About Home Warranties

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

8 Tips for First-Time Sellers

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