Selling a Home? Try Do-It-Yourself-Staging

If you’re vacating your abode for a new custom Florida home, but the current one needs some decorative help before hitting the market, there are ways around this conundrum. You might need to do some decluttering first. Then some thorough cleaning, especially if you have kids and pets. Once you get past those two hurdles, Read More »

Don’t Make These Moving Mistakes

Regardless of your moving experience, it’s smart to avoid these blunders; gaffes that will cost you money, go viral on social or relived at family dinners.

Moving into a new home simply isn’t quick and easy. It can go smoother and be less hassle than you think, which should be your goal if you don’t have much experience with moving. But there are too many moving pieces — pardon the pun — to assume there won’t be hiccups along the way. Read More »

Quick Dos and Don’ts For Selling Your Home

If it’s springtime where you live, and you’re about to put your existing home on the market, congratulations on your timing. Spring kicks off the traditional buying and selling season in residential real estate, and you’ll likely attract more interest than other times of year. But don’t think it’s difficult to sell your home during Read More »

How to Clear the Toughest Clutter

How to Clear the Toughest Clutter

For most of us, it’s easy to toss, recycle or donate duplicate household furnishings, old kids’ toys and clothing we no longer wear or need. But how about those boxes of vacation photos (taken with actual cameras)? Physical vestiges from former careers such as uniforms? The Mothers or Fathers Day gifts made by your now-grown Read More »

Practical Packing Tips for When You Move


Moving is expensive, time-consuming and frustrating, even if you’re excited about your new custom Florida home. It’s a massive undertaking that requires weeks, if not months of planning, and there’s almost always one or two last-minute crises to sour moods and disrupt timing. But one thing you usually can ace is the packing — if Read More »