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Your Guide to Gainesville’s Greatest Restaurants

Posted on July 6, 2021.

“Where do you want to go to eat?” is the often-dreaded question that few people are ever ready to answer definitively. Fortunately for us in Gainesville, we have no shortage of delicious, interesting places to dine and imbibe, but it can be hard to know which to choose. Whether you’re a lifelong Alachua County Resident […]

Does Staging Really Help Your Home Sell?

Posted on May 11, 2021.

If you’ve ever thought about selling your home or you’re currently somewhere in the process, odds are you’ve heard something about staging your home for showings. The internet is flooded with information on the dos and don’ts of home staging and why you need to have that throw pillow placed perfectly on your couch. While […]

Why Smart Landscaping Is the Secret Weapon to Protect Your Home

Posted on April 25, 2018.

Tom Snogles is the owner of Sun Power Lawn Care, a quiet electric lawn care business in Gainesville, FL.   Good landscaping isn’t just about making your neighbors envious. Healthy, properly maintained grass and plants can actually protect the investment you’ve made in your home. So often, the Sun Power Lawn Care team finds landscaping […]

Lender Q & A

Posted on January 3, 2018.

  The lending process to buy a home for many can be confusing at best and convoluted and frustrating at worst. There are a lot of misconceptions about debt and the lending process.  We asked a local Lender, Brian Goldman with Leap Mortgage, to peel back the layers on some of the most common questions […]

How to Prepare to Buy A Home

Posted on November 27, 2017.

It’s almost Spring, and that means house buying season is about to arrive! Buying a house is a big undertaking. Below are a few tips to help you find your dream home. Check Your Credit Mortgage lenders are going to take a look at your credit score to help them determine the rates they’ll offer […]

Landlords and the Dreaded Deposits

Posted on August 23, 2017.

Many renters have nightmares about getting their security deposit back. If you’ve heard stories about friends or family that did all they could and they still lost their deposit, it might make you wonder if your landlord is some sort of scam artist looking to suck your wallets dry. It’s an unpleasant thing to have […]

Day of Reckoning: Home Inspection Day

Posted on July 31, 2017.

You’re finally ready. You’ve found the home of your dreams, made the offer, and are eager to close the deal with the seller. But don’t go rushing in yet—put on the brakes! You still need to have an inspection of the home first. Why You Need a Home Inspection Some buyers just assume that the […]

Does My Home Smell?

Posted on July 19, 2017.

There are a lot of factors to consider when showing your home to home buyers. You have to put out the listing for the house, prep it for showings, and find an agent to connect you with buyers and market the home. But one thing that most sellers forget about is the smell of their […]