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Five Ways to Improve Your Credit Five Ways to Improve Your Credit

By Tiffany Raiford

Improving your credit is something you have to do if your score is less than perfect. However, the process is a lot easier than you might think. Inside, we offer five smart tips to raise your credit score and put you on the track to homeownership

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Hollywood at a Glance Hollywood at a Glance

By Tiffany Raiford

Hollywood isn't just where the stars live and play; it's a city in South Florida that has so much to offer residents you won't be able to figure out why anyone wants the "other" Hollywood. Inside, we take a closer look at Hollywood's history and culture.

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The Differences Between A Listing And Buying Agent The Differences Between A Listing And Buying Agent

By Tabitha Naylor

Real estate agents can work as listing agents or buying agents. They both have a different set of responsibilities and usually deal with a variety of people involved in the home selling and home buying process. Inside, we highlight the differences between a listing and buying agent

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Tips on Staging Your Home for Sale Tips on Staging Your Home for Sale

By Tiffany Raiford

When it comes time to list your house for sale, consider the fact that it's often easier to sell when you take the time to stage your home and maximize the aesthetic value. Inside, we offer tips on how to find the right look for your home and ensure a timely sale

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Understanding Florida Property Taxes Understanding Florida Property Taxes

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Florida's property tax is decided in a way that is confusing to many. Follow along as we unravel how the Sunshine State establishes, applies and collects its property tax according to its state constitution.

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Five Smart Energy Conservation Tips Five Smart Energy Conservation Tips

By Tiffany Raiford

Living in South Florida means many wonderful things, but it also means that many people waste a significant amount of energy on things such as year-round air conditioning and extra water for grass. But remember: saving energy means saving money, and that's something these five tips can help you do; save the environment and your wallet.

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Tips On Buying A Vacation Home Tips On Buying A Vacation Home

By Tabitha Naylor

You have decided to take that big step and buy that Florida home that you have been thinking about. Great! Just keep in mind that things may be a little bit more complicated than what you may be expecting. Inside, we offer some useful tips on acquiring the perfect home away from home

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Five Must-See Miami Landmarks Five Must-See Miami Landmarks

By Tiffany Raiford

When you come to Miami, whether it's for business or pleasure, there are a few must-see locations you simply cannot miss. Inside, we highlight our five favorite spots to see -- and bee seen -- in Dade County's premier city.

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Your Rent To Own Options Your Rent To Own Options

By Tabitha Naylor

A rent-to-own home purchase is basically a lease on a home that gives you the option of purchasing the home within a certain time frame, usually anywhere from three to five years. Inside, we highlight more of the specifics of this unique form of homeownership.

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Smart Reasons To Refinance Your Home Smart Reasons To Refinance Your Home

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Considering refinancing your home? There are many factors that determine if refinancing a mortgage loan saves dollars and makes sense. Inside, we highlight some of the smarter reasons to refinance in a tough lending market.

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