Tammy Broxson's Blog Posts

73 Of Homeowners Will Invest In Their Nest This Year

73% of Homeowners Will Invest in Their Nest This YearLightStream survey: That’s up 26% from 2018; homeowners also plan to spend more on their renovations – about $9K, the highest amount since

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The Pros And Cons Of Purchasing New Construction

If moving up or downsizing with distinction is in your future, you may be starting your search by checking out the model homes in new developments where you might want to live.Who hasn’t walked

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Resolving Distressed Property Issues

How do you ever find solid, practical information that will help you when dealing with stressful property issues? You start by reading this article.A Review of Your Options:Should you be behind in

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Is It Time To Buy The Vacation Home Youve Always Dreamed Of

Haven’t we all vacationed in a beautiful location and thought about how wonderful it could be to own our own piece of paradise?Before you make a decision to purchase a vacation home, there are

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If Im Planning A Move In The Future When Should I Reach Out To A Real Estate Agent

Sellers today have access to endless data and information, making it easier than ever before when it comes to beginning to plan their next move.If a move is in your future and you do not have a

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Top 3 Summer Vacation Destinations For Busy People

Busy people run the risk of missing out on vacations altogether. Between work schedules that often go into late nights and even weekends, it can become harder and harder to convince yourself to go

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How To Build Financial Security Through Owning Real Estate

We have all heard of people who have amassed great wealth by owning investment real estate. Considering the anemic returns banks are paying out, many Americans are grabbing up investment properties

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How To Start Exercising And Love It

You have heard it before; exercise is good for you. You know it; you don’t doubt it, you have probably even said it to others. But… you aren’t doing it. Somehow, you have gotten out of the

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10 Things You Can Do To Add Value To Your Home

1. Even though your home is not for sale, take a tour of your home pretending to be a potential buyer. Turn a critical eye to the small things you’ve overlooked or learned to live with. Make a.

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A Cozy Home

Your home should be a place you, your friends and family can comfortably enjoy. You want your home to be a place that is inviting and relaxing where even the most unexpected guests will feel at home

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Time Management

Time management is an important key to success. No matter what your profession, time management is essential for you to stay organized and productive and free up valuable time to spend doing some of

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A New Way To Keep Kids Art

If you have kids you probably have stacks and stacks of their artwork laying around the house or covering your refrigerator. Each of your child’s pieces of art hold a special place in your heart

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8 Money Saving Tips For Planning Your Next Vacation

1. Set a budget- This will give you the parameters you need to work within when deciding how far you want to go and how long you want to stay.2. Determine the length of your vacation and your

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1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges

If you currently own an investment property and want to sell you may have to pay a tax on the gain at the time of sale. The IRS code 1031 provides an exception and allows you to postpone paying tax

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What Is In Your Real Estate Future

Are property prices going up or down?Are rates going to stay reasonable?Is now a good time to buy or sell?Are we headed for another downcycle?Are there still any great investment deals out there

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How To Find Your Perfect Neighborhood

Location, location, location. Half of buying a home is all about finding where you want to live. You may have found your dream house, but if it’s not in your dream neighborhood, then it’s

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5 Credit Score Mistakes To Watch Out For

If you are like most Americans, you are concerned about maintaining a high credit score.If you are planning to buy real estate in the near future, it’s a good idea to begin your process early by

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Book Recommendation Of The Month

Are you looking for your next good read? Consider The New Retirementality: Planning Your Life and Living Your Dreams… at Any Age You Want by Mitch Anthony.This book is not an

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Bathroom Design Strategies That Increase The Value Of Your Home

When it comes to adding value to your property, the experts in real estate will agree that beautiful bathrooms are a big plus in fueling buyer interest and higher offers.Buyers often dread the work,

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Creating Inside Comfort Outside

Do you enjoy making your home into a comfortable, cozy place where you can relax and enjoy yourself in peace? There are simple ways to make your backyard just as relaxing. With the addition of a

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Is A Quiet Sale Right For Your Home

You might be wondering, what is a quiet sale? A quiet sale is when a seller asks their real estate agent to sell their home without putting it on the multiple listing service. In other words, the

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Are You Wondering If Now Is The Time To Move Up

If you are like many of today’s homeowners, you may be wondering whether it’s time to move up or stay and remodel your current home.This is a big decision, as any move is disruptive to your day

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Low Cost Touch Ups For Your Home

Whether you are selling your home or just sprucing it up for your own enjoyment, here are a few tips for quick and affordable impact:• Freshen your paint• Consider a splash of color to add

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Is It Time To Enlarge Your Life Style By Moving To Smaller Residence In An Exciting Location

For today’s Baby Boomer homeowners, quality of life, cultural experiences, and even a room with a view are often must haves on their list of needs and wants in their next home.If you are

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Help I Need A Decorator

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with the project of redecorating an entire house, or even just a single room?  You might actually find you spend less and are happier with the outcome if you hire

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Let Me Check My Calendar

Have you ever said yes when pressured to join a committee or take on some other new responsibility you didn’t want to do, but just didn’t know how to gracefully say no?To avoid overcommitting

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Would You Like To Buy An Investment Property

Owning real estate is one of the single best ways to build wealth in America, with a slight cool down in the red hot sellers market, now may be a good time to check out what opportunities are

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Are You Dreaming Of The Perfect Home

If a new home is on your wish list, then you most likely have a vision of what would be your dream home.Unless you are designing and building that home, it is almost impossible to find a perfect

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Are You Remodeling

If you are in the early stages of planning a major renovation or even a complete remodel of your home, you may be wondering just how far you can go before you overbuild for the area.Often as I meet

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Consignment Stores A Great Way To Find New Treasures And Unload Your Unwanted Items

If you ever watched the old show, Antique Roadshow, you will remember that they often found vintage treasures worth a fortune, just gathering dust in their attic. There’s of course the old,

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Water Damage Your Homes Biggest Enemy

Water damage to a home can be one of the costliest of all repairs. It can cause mold, rot, and substantial damage to your foundation.If you see signs of water damage, no matter how small it appears,

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Are You Ready To Be A Landlord

Owning real estate is one of the best ways for most adults to build their personal wealth. Specifically owning rental properties can be a great supplier of passive income.If you are up late at night

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Do Neighbors Know Best

Are you shopping for a home in a new neighborhood or community?If so, there is plenty of data and information online to check out properties for sale and sold data. Of course, data is only part

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The Cost Of Remodeling Your Home For A Family Member With A Disability

If you have ever wondered what it would cost to make your home comfortable for a disabled family member, below is a quick cheat sheet of a few of the average costs required to prepare the most

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Buying A New Home In 2019

Across the country we are seeing a slight shift in the market. Many market segments are moving from a sellers’ market to a more neutral market, making it easier for buyers to have quality options

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Looking For A Vacation Home On A Budget

Do your future plans include saving up for a great vacation home? Does the thought of a vacation home seem more like a dream than a reality due to the high price tag that comes with the area you

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Your Home Wish List

If you are planning a future move, you are probably starting to compile a mental list of what you want in your new home.And while it’s unlikely you will find a home that is perfect in every way,

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Are Online Values Accurate

I wonder, have you ever checked your home’s value online only to be seriously disappointed by the numbers indicated?It’s no wonder, because you home is unique. In order to get a true and

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Questions To Ask At An Interview To List Your House With A Real Estate Agent

Whether you are preparing to list your home now or in the future, here are some questions to ask as you meet with your real estate agent/ advisor: What do you think makes our home distinctive and

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Do You Love Bright Colors But Are Afraid To Invest In Bright Furniture

Bold, bright colors are in style!However it’s a little scary to buy a hot pink couch or a lime green chair, especially when they come with a hefty price tag and you

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How To Decide If You Should Sell Your Home Yourself Or Have It Professionally Marketed

 If you are thinking about selling your home yourself, before you make the decision, it is important to consider these factors:Realtors® have access to a substantial ‘buyers’ pool’

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Florida Home Prices Rise 2 Percent Since Last Year

New research shows that the median home price in Florida has risen 2% since last year.The statewide median sales price for single-family existing homes in 1Q 2019 was $253,000, up 2% from the same

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