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Weird Florida Town Names Weird Florida Town Names

By Tabitha Naylor

Names like Orlando and Miami are world-renown for their lush vistas and tropical climates. But beyond these popular getaway locations, the Sunshine State also features some rather wacky little town names. Inside, we review some of Florida's weirdest monikers

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Protecting Your Home Against A Hurricane Protecting Your Home Against A Hurricane

By Tabitha Naylor

Hurricane season in Florida brings the threat of personal injury, property damage and potentially worse each year. Inside, we offer some tips on minimizing the impact a hurricane might have on your home.

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Hot Florida Real Estate Markets Hot Florida Real Estate Markets

By Tabitha Naylor

The weather isn't the only thing heating up in the Sunshine State -- the real estate market is burning up as well. Inside, we highlight several areas throughout the state that should see a flurry of activity throughout 2013

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What is the Lifespan of an Appraisal? What is the Lifespan of an Appraisal?

By Eleanor Boschert

The appraisal is vital part of the home buying process, one that can make or break a deal. Inside, we discuss how long your appraisal can stand up.

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Rent To Own: How It Works Rent To Own: How It Works

By Tabitha Naylor

For many, a rent-to-own arrangement is the perfect balance, allowing for affordable monthly payments without the immediate weight of a mortgage commitment. Inside, we provide an overview of this unique form of home ownership.

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Short Sales:  How to Do Them the Right Way Short Sales: How to Do Them the Right Way

By Eleanor Boschert

Short sales are popping up everywhere. What should you anticipate during the process? In Florida, it takes time and diligence. Check out these tips to help guide you though the process.

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Advantages of Renting In Florida Advantages of Renting In Florida

By Tabitha Naylor

The Sunshine State is one of the world's biggest tourist destinations, and with good reason. With all of temporary residents that stop by, it's no surprise that Florida has a busy rental market. Inside, we highlight the advantages of renting in Florida.

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Florida Renters' Rights Florida Renters' Rights

By Tabitha Naylor

It's vital to understand your rights as tenant, no matter what type of tenancy you hold. Inside, we highlight some of the significant laws you need to know as a renter.

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Breaking an Apartment Lease Breaking an Apartment Lease

By Eleanor Boschert

Breaking your apartment lease may be a necessity at some point, but if you don't adhere to the specifications outlined in your lease and Florida Landlord/Tenant Law, you could be facing financial and legal consequence. Here are some things to consider.

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The How's and Why's of Transferring a Real Estate Title The How's and Why's of Transferring a Real Estate Title

By Eleanor Boschert

It's one of the final steps in a real estate closing transaction: the transfer of title. Make sure you understand the how's and why's of transferring a title with our handy overview inside.

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