pat champion realtor: Cozy Up Your Home with These Fall Renovations - 10/18/21 08:48 AM
Cozy Up Your Home with These Fall Renovations
Fall is the perfect time of the year to make a few renovations. Here are 5 tips to consider:
Light flooring
Gone are the days of dark flooring. Lighter, blonder woods are all the rage right now.
New appliances
While matte appliances are trending currently, stainless steel is still the best choice for a long-term return.
Smart technology
Imagine a home that your voice can command. This is becoming increasingly attractive to buyers.
Neutral quartz countertops
While the demand for marble countertops will remain, quartz counters in warm neutrals are in high order.
Fun spaces
Try more colors and patterns and less neutral décor … (3 comments)

pat champion realtor: 5 Ways to Boost Curb Appeal on a Budget - 10/06/21 08:04 AM
5 Ways to Boost Curb Appeal on a BudgetIt pays to make the first impression a lasting one. Here are 5 tips which will not break the bank:
Update the front door. Replacing an outdated door can be just what your home needs. This simple change can go a long way in changing the appearance of your home. If your door doesn’t need to be replaced, adding a pop of color can make for a bright change. Spruce up the landscaping. Landscaping is one of the first things people notice walking up to a house. Give your home a quick face lift by … (13 comments)

pat champion realtor: First Friday Street Party Eustis, FL - 09/29/21 09:21 AM
First Friday Street Party Eustis, FL
Fri, October 1st  6:00pm - 10:00pm Historic Downtown Eustis
This should be a great fun event to attend and enjoy there will be vendors, food, and entertainment. What a great way to start the weekend and make some special memories.
I love real estate there is no greater feeling than seeing your customer's happy!!! Find your new home-search the entire State of FL for all available MLS listings click here to search all available MLS properties-click "Find a Home" at the top left-hand corner to begin your new home search  
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pat champion realtor: HOW TO CHANGE EVERYDAY HABITS THAT DIAL UP YOUR WORKPLACE STRESS - 09/20/21 09:12 AM
HOW TO CHANGE EVERYDAY HABITS THAT DIAL UP YOUR WORKPLACE STRESS
By changing our everyday habits we can have some control of our day. One way to break habits is to focus on how damaging these habits actually are. Here are three ways to help change our habits:
Identify your negative habits. People develop habits to cope with stress and get a small sense of reward, but they rarely provide long-term relief. This provides a temporary distraction from the negative stressor but fails to address it. Other habits actually create negative side effects. For example, habitually looking at matters beyond the scope of our … (6 comments)

pat champion realtor: Visit the Mount Dora, FL Village Market this weekend! - 09/14/21 02:42 PM
Visit the Mount Dora, FL Village Market this weekend!
It is held in Sunset Park at 4th and Alexander St every Sunday 10am-2pm
Every Sunday visitors can shop for fresh produce alongside herbs, crafts and a growing range of products. Fresh is always best and healthy; an added plus you will be supporting your local community.
I love real estate there is no greater feeling than seeing your customer's happy!!!
Find your new home-search the entire State of FL for all available MLS listings click here to search all available MLS properties-click "Find a Home" at the top left-hand corner to begin your new home search  
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pat champion realtor: Top 5 Tips to Beat the Summer Heat - 09/08/21 09:59 AM
 
Top 5 Tips to Beat the Summer HeatSummer is here and the heat is on. I am sure we are all feeling it in the rise of our electric bills. Here are some tips that will help you beat the heat and keep your cooling costs down.
Check your windows. Keep your curtains closed and your blinds turned the correct way—especially during the hottest part of the day. Turn your blind slats up with the rounded side facing out. This moves the heat up and helps keeps your home cooler. Adjust your ceiling fan rotation. Change your ceiling fan to rotate counterclockwise. This … (10 comments)

pat champion realtor: Classic Car Cruise Show - Downtown Eustis - 08/23/21 07:36 AM
Classic Car Cruise Show - Downtown EustisNext date: Saturday, August 28, 2021 | 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
The fourth Saturday of each month, about 150 Classic Cars cruise in to Historic Downtown Eustis. Enjoy our downtown shops and restaurants, great music and cool cars.
This should be a great free fun event to attend and enjoy there will be vendors, food, and entertainment. What a great way to start the weekend and make some special memories.
 
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Find your new home-search the entire State of … (12 comments)

pat champion realtor: Guide to Care and Cleaning of Grout - 08/20/21 09:32 AM
Guide to Care and Cleaning of Grout
Cleaning grout is a chore I do not like to do but it has to be done. The problem is, grout maintenance takes time and effort. And many homeowners don’t know how to properly care for grout around kitchen, bathroom, and living room tiles, leading to problems down the road. Here are some helpful hints:
Deep Cleaning Grout
Here are four different methods for cleaning grout. When cleaning it, be conscious of the color of the grout and spot test an area first. Wait overnight for grout to dry completely before applying sealant.
Method #1-Mix together ½ … (7 comments)

pat champion realtor: Mount Dora End of Summer - School Supply Giveaway - 08/05/21 09:17 AM
Mount Dora End of Summer - School Supply Giveaway
Saturday Aug 7, 2021
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
Location Mount Dora Community Building Garden
520 N. Baker Street
Mount Dora, FL 32757
Contact Information City of Mount Dora
Description School Supply Giveaway Distribution
School Supply Giveaway Free Haircuts for kids Nails & brows for grown ups by Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers Free Ice Cream from Kiwanis Club of Mount Dora Onsite Radio broadcast with 103.1 The Wolf I love real estate there is no greater feeling than seeing your customer's happy!!! Find your new home-search the entire State of FL for all … (11 comments)

pat champion realtor: 5 Things to Do Before Leaving on Vacation - 07/07/21 07:47 AM
5 Things to Do Before Leaving on Vacation
 
It is that time of year again time to get out and relax and enjoy some special time away. Time to take a vacation. Here are some tips to help you enjoy your vacation while away from home:
Arrange for a friend to keep tabs on your house. If you don’t have someone house-sit your empty home, have someone you trust watch over your house while you’re gone. This might mean just a daily visual check or giving them the key so they can do a walk-through. Put mail on hold. Go online and have USPS … (14 comments)

pat champion realtor: City of Eustis Independence Day Hometown Celebration....... - 06/29/21 07:32 AM
City of Eustis Independence Day Hometown Celebration.......
Next date: Friday, July 02, 2021 | 05:00 PM to 09:30 PM
The City of Eustis will host its Independence Day Hometown Celebration on Friday, July 2 in Ferran Park, located at 250 Ferran Park Drive in Eustis. The free, family-friendly event runs from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and entertainment will include live music by TC & Sass, the Central Florida Show Ski Team, a petting zoo, water slide, ax throwing, and more. Attendees can enjoy vendors, food, and a spectacular fireworks finale over Lake Eustis at 9:30 p.m. 
As part of the Independence Day event, the … (11 comments)

pat champion realtor: 8 MISTAKES HOMEBUYERS SHOULD AVOID - 06/21/21 09:18 AM
8 MISTAKES HOMEBUYERS SHOULD AVOID
It pays to be educated before starting the home buying process this will help make a smooth transaction.  Here are eight mistakes for home buyers to avoid:
Not checking their credit report. People don’t realize their credit score is one of the most important factors in getting approved for a mortgage—and determining the rate they’ll pay. First-time buyers should first check their credit report. Federal law lets consumers get a FREE copy of their credit report every 12 months from each of the three credit bureaus. Buyers just need to visit AnnualCreditReport.com and follow the simple instructions. If they stagger … (8 comments)

pat champion realtor: Safe, Low-Cost Fun with Kids This Summer - 06/11/21 09:19 AM
 
Safe, Low-Cost Fun with Kids This SummerIt is time to get out and have some fun with the children making special memories. Having fun doesn't have to break the bank. Here are some great ideas for summer fun:
Visit a zoo, aquarium, or botanical garden. Reconnect with nature and the great outdoors. Daily admission to these types of attractions typically costs $10-$15 for children under 12. Free days and coupons are often available on weekdays or during specific times of the year, so be sure to check for discounts online before heading out.
Make homemade ice cream. What’s better than a … (11 comments)

pat champion realtor: 4 Budgeting Tips for You When Buying a Home - 05/24/21 08:55 AM
4 Budgeting Tips for You When Buying a Home
Many think homeownership costs will get in the way of living the type of life they are accustomed to, whether that includes dining out at new restaurants, shopping or traveling around the world. Buying a new home doesn't mean you will have to give up all you have gotten used to. The key to home ownership means sticking to a budget, knowing what you can afford and managing extra costs wisely. If this is something you really want with a little bit of patience and budgeting your dream can become a reality. Here … (26 comments)

pat champion realtor: 5 Spring Cleaning Tips - 05/20/21 08:09 AM
5 Spring Cleaning TipsSpring is one of my favorite times of the year. It is a great time to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather with the longer days. It is the perfect time to begin spring cleaning. Here are 5 spring cleaning tips to get you started:
Make a schedule. Take a good look around your home and ask yourself, “What areas need the most work? What areas are usually skipped during routine cleaning?” Those are the best places to start. Regardless of where you begin, having a plan for tackling each room will keep you focused on the task … (9 comments)

pat champion realtor: How to Choose the Right Paint for Your Home - 04/28/21 09:58 AM
 
How to Choose the Right Paint for Your Home 
Choosing the right color to paint your home is a big decision for a lot of home owner's. Once you decide on a color the next step will be choosing the right paint for your home. Here are three things to consider to help you find the right paint type for your next home project:
1. Pick High-Quality PaintFirst, you don’t need to choose a paint brand based on color. So, if you’ve found a fabulous color from a brand that costs $100 per gallon, don’t despair. Paint color-matching technology has become very sophisticated … (11 comments)

pat champion realtor: 7th Annual Mount Dora Blueberry Festival - 04/19/21 09:31 AM
 
7th Annual Mount Dora Blueberry FestivalSaturday Apr 24, 2021 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
 
The local blueberry industry is celebrated during the peak of Blueberry season in Lake county at this annual event. Local Blueberry Farms will sell berries freshly picked from their farms along with fresh blueberry products. Crafters, live music, pancake breakfast, blueberry beer, wine and a blueberry pie eating contest will also be featured at this FREE event. Check the website for Blueberry farm picking tours from the event during the weekend.
This should be a great fun event for the whole family to attend and enjoy. What a great … (3 comments)

pat champion realtor: Why You Should Consider a Landscape Screen for Your Yard - 04/14/21 09:11 AM
Why You Should Consider a Landscape Screen for Your Yard
A landscape screen is more than a practical problem-solver. With the right materials and design, it becomes an eye-catching focal point in your landscape. It also gives you a chance to experiment with different looks without a landscape overhaul.
The Purpose of a Landscape ScreenLandscape screens can be highly practical, simply decorative or, ideally, a blend of the two. Because they’re generally a smaller element in your landscape, screens allow for plenty of flexibility in terms of looks and size. You may find that a single screen or a set of screens will … (5 comments)

pat champion realtor: Florida Military Collectors - Mount Dora - 04/09/21 09:21 AM
Florida Military Collectors - Mount Dora
Saturday April 10 8:30 AM-3:30 PM Rennigar's Antique Center Mount Dora, FL
The Florida Military Collectors Show is a quarterly event where dealers and collectors of military antiques, relics, and collectibles gather to buy, sell, and trade items if historical significance. The hobby of collecting militaria is a way to honor the sacrifices of our veterans, to teach history, and preserve the heritage of our country.
This should be a great fun event for the whole family to attend and enjoy. What a great way to relax and make some special family memories.
I love real estate there … (6 comments)

pat champion realtor: Mount Dora Spring Festival - 03/16/21 09:44 AM
Mount Dora Spring Festival
  Sun, MSat, Mar 20, 2021 ar 21, 2021      Join us as our downtown streets come alive with 225 crafters and artists displaying their works for show and sale. It's a fun, two- day, open-air event celebrating the arrival of Springtime with historic, downtown Mount Dora as a backdrop. Bring the family, wear comfortable shoes, and get ready to shop 'til you drop! This should be a great fun event for the whole family to attend and enjoy. What a great way to relax and make some special family memories.
I love real estate there is no … (8 comments)

 
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