As many of you know, Mangroves are abundant in Florida. But did you know there are 3 types of Mangroves? Black, Red, and White. This can typically be seen by the color of their roots. And when in doubt, guess Black as 80% of Mangroves in SW Florida is the Black variety.
On the fence for knowing when it’s time to sell your house? Here are 4 great tips for knowing when it’s time to sell. Contact me with questions about your home.
Selling your home can feel like walking around with your underpants showing. You’re exposed to the world with how you decorate, how you live, letting strangers walk through every room in the house on any given weekend, and showing how much you feel your house is worth. But you don’t have to go it alone or make it hard on yourself. Review the following 7 Common Home-Selling Mistakes PDF to prepare yourself for the journey. You’ll be ahead of the game by knowing what to avoid!
And if you’re thinking of selling now or in the future please contact me today to let me have the honor of showcasing your home. I can also prepare a complimentary comparative market analysis of your home to gauge asking price and start the process.
You enjoy the sunsets, let me take care of the details!
* PDF courtesy of Florida Realtors Magazine.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey impacting Texas and resulting in heavy rains and flooding down here in SW Florida, I thought it prudent to put together a Hurricane Preparation 101 piece. I will keep this information current and relevant, so will link to the sources when possible. This way it can be used as an ongoing reference…
Hurricane season in SW Florida runs from June 1 – November 30 each year. And is something that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Do not wait till a hurricane is gathering strength out at sea before you start making preparations. Preparation is the best protection against the dangers of a hurricane…
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale (scale located towards bottom of page)
This chart breaks down and explains the rating levels for a hurricane. This will help you understand what the ratings are and why/when they decide to raise them as the storm develops.
The most important thing to do in order to prepare for a hurricane is to gather your important documents in a safe place and know your evacuation plan. The following links can help with this (all provided by the Florida Chief Financial Officer website):
- What to Do When a Storm Approaches
- Legal and Financial Document Checklist
- Homeowners Toolkit
- Emergency Financial Preparedness Toolkit
- Develop a Disaster Plan
- Create a Disaster Supply Kit
- Have a Place to Go – Evacuating
- Secure Your Home
- Make a Pet Plan
- What to Do Immediately Before a Flood
- FLASH – Homeowner’s Guide to Natural Disasters
- Shelters, Road Closures, and Other Resources
Checklists for tracking personal belongings and medical information.