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Short Sales (and Why They Take So Long) Short Sales (and Why They Take So Long)

By Malcolm Rivers

Maintaining patience during a short sale of your home can be tough. Inside, we look at why the process often drags for so long, and what you can do to improve your chances of making the process more expedient and effective.

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Winter Haven at a Glance Winter Haven at a Glance

By Tiffany Raiford

With a myriad of high-end shopping located in and around the city, plenty of restaurants, wine bars, bistros and entertainment to offer, Winter Haven is a popular city for those who want to live close to Orlando while avoiding the glut of traffic and tourists on a daily basis. Inside, we take a closer look at this lovely suburban community

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Fort Myers at a Glance Fort Myers at a Glance

By Tiffany Raiford

Fort Myers is so much more than just the springtime home of the World Series Champion Boston Red Sox. The town offers the kind of beach community most people dream of calling home, and the interesting history and culture make it that much more appealing. Inside, we take a closer look at Fort Myers

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Three Fun Spring Cleaning Projects Three Fun Spring Cleaning Projects

By Tiffany Raiford

Spring cleaning is not always synonymous with fun, but that doesn't mean you can't let out your inner creativity and make it as enjoyable and engaging as possible. Inside, we highlight three creative and exciting spring cleaning projects you can dive in to right now!

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Five Great Schools in Broward County Five Great Schools in Broward County

By Tiffany Raiford

Broward County Schools are some of the best schools in the State of Florida. With test scores higher than the state average, the county is filled with desirable options for your family. Inside, we highlight five of the best schools in the county

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Clearwater at a Glance Clearwater at a Glance

By Tiffany Raiford

Clearwater is one of the most beautiful cities in Florida, and home to some of the most popular and awe-inspiring beaches around. Inside, we spotlight the fascinating history and vibrant culture of the city

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Choosing the Right Florida Contractor Choosing the Right Florida Contractor

By Tiffany Raiford

Choosing the right contractor is a big job, but with these simple questions and pieces of advice you'll find one that's just right for you.

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What is a Home Preventative Maintenance Agreement? What is a Home Preventative Maintenance Agreement?

By Tiffany Raiford

There are many different types of home preventative maintenance agreements, such as plumbing and HVAC. Whether you've never heard of a home preventative maintenance agreement, or are considering purchasing one for your home, you will find our overview useful in your decision making process

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Five Best Towns for Renters in Broward County Five Best Towns for Renters in Broward County

By Tiffany Raiford

Broward County is a renters dream, with so many of the homeowners living here part time, leaving many homes available throughout the majority of the year. You'll find plenty of inventory to choose from when it comes to renting in this Florida County. Inside, we spotlight five of the best places to rent in throughout the county

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Boca Raton at a Glance Boca Raton at a Glance

By Tiffany Raiford

You hear the name all the time when people crack jokes about South Florida being a retirement community, but the population in Boca is fairly diverse, making it a great residence for those who want warmer climates and South Florida sun without the pressures (and expenses) of living in Miami. Inside, we take a closer look at

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