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What Is Florida Homestead Exemption? - 01/18/11 10:14 AM
What Is Homestead? Homestead Exemption is a constitutional guarantee that reduces the assessed value of Residential Property by $25,000 for qualified Perminent Residents and an additional $25,000 exemption for values over $50,000. What Qualifies You for the Exemption? The Home must be your Primary Residence You may Not have Homesteaded Property in any Other State What Other Exemtions Are Available? $500 Widow's and Widower's Exemption $500 Disability Exemption $5,000 Service-Connected Disability Exemption with 10% disability Totally & Permanently Disabled Persons who meet the requirements for Homestead Exemption and Who are Totally and Permanently Disabled are exempt from ALL ad valorem taxation (1 comments)
Stellar Customer Service is Key - 01/14/11 11:03 AM
I have always believed that without customers you have no business. Without Customer Service you have no Customers. Your Customer Service is a Good Barometer of your Integrity and Character. Yesterday evening around 5:30pm while I was having dinner with my Mom my phone rang. The ringtone told me it was a customer or a lead. I love designated ring tones just for this reason. A few seconds later I heard Peter Griffin laugh which told me I had a voicemail. (If you do not know who Peter Griffin is it is ok) I finished my dinner and checked my phone. It (2 comments)
Spring Is Coming to The Gulf Coast - 01/07/11 10:11 AM
Thats right. Spring is coming. Some of you are sitting there thinking ..... Its cold and snowy outside....What Is This Guy Thinking? I'm thinking that if you are sick and Tired of the Cold and Snow, You need to make this Spring your First Spring in a Warmer Climate. Last Spring Flat Stanley came to Visit and he Moved here to Sunny Florida's Gulf Coast. New Port Richey, Florida has many waterways to access the Gulf of Mexico and Flat Stanley just Loves taking his boat out and hitting the Gulf to water ski, fish or just work on his (0 comments)
Home Buying 101 - 01/03/11 09:37 AM
This weekend I was chatting over the backyard fence with my neighbor who is a Loan Processor for a Major Mortgage Lender. The conversation turned to Real Estate as it always does and It got me thinking about Home Buying. Before you start surfing the net for a home take a few minutes and discuss with your family these topics. WANTS - what is it that you "want" in your next home? Maybe its a fireplace, pool, spa etc... NEEDS - What do You "need" in your next home? How many bedrooms? Formal Dining Room? How Many Bathrooms? LOCATION - Do (3 comments)
Burglar Proofing Your Home - 01/01/11 08:11 PM
Feeling safe in your home is paramount for every homeowner and their families. I realize that some you do not receive my monthly newsletter so I wanted to share some of the key Points in This Months Newsletter Regarding Burglary Prevention. Tips on Safeguarding your Home Make sure all exterior doors have good locks. At the very least you want a dead-bolt lock with a 1" throw. Always lock up when you go outside. Secure sliding glass doors with bars or locks to prevent the door from sliding on it's track. An old broom handle works very well. Make sure all (3 comments)
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.