brandon florida homes for sale: 5 Home Improvement Mistakes To Avoid - 09/18/13 11:55 PM

The acquisition of a property, for investment purposes or personal affairs, coincides with a lot of complex decisions. Investors, and owners alike, are tasked with implementing home improvement strategies as they see fit. Residential developers must evaluate potential exit strategies, determining which improvements willmaximize their returns. Conversely, owners intent on living in the recently acquired home are faced with an entirely different dilemma. They must create a functional and personalized living space.
Common sense dictates that these goals are synonymous with one another. Home improvement is a particularly good investment strategy in today’s market. However, too many people become complacent when … (2 comments)

brandon florida homes for sale: How To Get Your Potential Landlord to Lower Rent - 07/30/13 10:49 PM
Housing How to Negotiate Lower Rent with a Potential Landlord Jul 10, 2013 / By / Comments0

When you’re looking for an apartment, you might be under the impression that the list price is the only price.
In some cases, that’s true. But if you’re a bit savvier, you could end up negotiating your way into a great deal.
Before you approach the landlord, however, make sure you’ve done your homework.
Determine your leverage      Are you in a tight or loose rental market? 
In tight markets — where there are more renters than available apartments — it’s unlikely a potential landlord will negotiate.

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brandon florida homes for sale: 50 Hardest Working Cities - Come On Tampa! Why aren't we on here? - 07/24/13 11:29 PM

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I’m sure you’ve heard the adage, “If you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere.” Well, maybe that used to be true, but nowadays, if you really want put your money where your mouth is and work your tail off to get ahead, you’ll need to move to Seattle, aka America’s Hardest Working City.
What’s this you say, New Yorkers? I’m crazy? You might be half-correct. After all, I am the guy who writes stories about the value of fictional homes such as Hogwarts and Tony Stark’s mansion. But in this case, I think I’m right … (0 comments)

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brandon florida homes for sale: Does Planting Trees Increase the Value of Your Home? - 07/21/13 11:51 PM

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It turns out money does grow on trees.
Studies show that trees can increase a home’s total value by as much as 15 percent.
Plus, they can save you money on utilities: an adult tree on the west side of a home can reduce your AC needs by 30 percent and reduce the energy required for heating by 20-50 percent (trees both shade and insulate).
Here’s … (1 comments)

brandon florida homes for sale: The Field of Dreams... For Sale??? - 07/16/13 11:24 PM

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The baseball season is in full swing and the Movoto team is rooting for the A’s. We are, after all, fans of the underdog. As you can probably tell, we’ve been in a baseball mind set lately, which got us thinking about one our favorite baseball movies, “Field of Dreams”. More specifically, we started pondering how much it would have cost Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) to trash his cornfield and build a baseball field.
I’m not sure if adding a baseball field to your property will increase its value, but I can tell you that it will cost … (0 comments)

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brandon florida homes for sale: Just Listed! 1205 Windsor Circle, Brandon, FL 33510 - 07/11/13 06:07 AM

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brandon florida homes for sale: What Happens When Disaster Strikes? - 07/08/13 11:54 PM

In recent months, we’ve seen some pretty devastating weather disasters around the U.S.
In fact, we’ve seen devastating ecological events globally during the past decade — tornadoes, tsunamis, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes; the list goes on and on.
For some of these potential disasters, we have insurance available to help us rebuild. When we do have that insurance, we have peace of mind that our precious belongings can be replaced if disaster should hit.
But insurance isn’t always available for every disaster. Nor will it always adequately cover the cost of rebuilding or replacing that which is damaged.
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brandon florida homes for sale: Are You A GEN X-er? - 06/25/13 11:23 PM
Second-home sales shift to Generation X By Megan Hopkins  • June 21, 2013 • 5:04pm The average age of a consumer looking to buy a second home is 50, said Chris Kelsey, president of Long Cove, a private community on Cedar Creek Lake built to give Dallas-area families a close-to-home getaway. 
"A lot of people are wondering how the desires of consumers are changing now that we’re coming out of the recession," said Kelsey. 
The whole second-home industry has been predicated on Baby Boomers, said Kelsey, although the industry is now crossing the threshold from Boomer to Generation X. 
"Boomers are becoming … (0 comments)

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brandon florida homes for sale: How Much House Can I Afford? - 05/08/13 10:07 PM
HOW MUCH HOUSE CAN I AFFORD? While there's no single number that fits every home shopper, your finances should be in good shape if you want to purchase a home. Ideally you should be: debt-free have three to six months' worth of paychecks saved also have enough saved up to cover your down payment Your Best Bet: Get Preapproved Preapproval requires you to contact a lender or mortgage broker and have them formally evaluate your finances (which can be done online as well as in person). To do this, you will fill out an application form complete with bank account … (0 comments)

brandon florida homes for sale: What Do You Need To Buy A House? - 05/06/13 11:18 PM
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brandon florida homes for sale: Brandon Allstars Youth Onyx - National Champions & Grand Champions! - 04/15/13 01:19 AM
Congratulations to Brandon Allstars Youth Onyx! Not only did they win the title of Cheer Power National Champs they also beat everyone in the first session of their division and won Grand Champions 2013! They get their own personalized rings. What a wonderful way to end their 2012-2013 season. Can't wait to see what they have in store for the 2013-2014 season. The video is a absolute must watch, click on the link for my facebook page, it takes you to the video, to watch it clearer click HD.

brandon florida homes for sale: Brandon Allstars Youth Onyx American Open National Champions - 03/25/13 06:56 AM
Congratulations to Brandon Allstars Youth Onyx for winning the National Championships this past weekend in Orlando! Way to go girls!

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