Author: rick

Making a Home Safe for Seniors

In Florida alone, we have more than 5.5 million seniors, and the vast majority of them want to live at home for as long as they possibly can. Unfortunately, one of the biggest risks our seniors face is falling. One out of every four older adults will fall each year in the United States. A […]

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The Height of Hurricane Season

We are now in what is considered the busiest time of the Atlantic hurricane season. While the traditional hurricane season starts June 1 and ends Nov. 30, this has been a very unusual year. We actually had two named storms before the official start of this year’s hurricane season. Additionally, we had the earliest L […]

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How Much House Can I Afford?

If you are getting ready to buy a home, there are a lot of questions swimming around in your head. You may be wondering how big a house you need. Of course, that would depend on the size of your family. But not just the size of your family today. You need to consider the […]

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Backyard Pool: Safety First

Owning a backyard pool can be a great addition for any home for a number of reasons. First of all, it can increase the value of the home when you decide to sell. But more important than that. As we have learned this year as staying home has become a mandate for many, it can […]

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Summer Home-Maintenance Tips

If you’re a homeowner, you know the truth is you can spend half your time maintaining your home. And even if you work at it, the task can become overwhelming. One way to make the home maintenance task more reasonable is to seasonalize it. While this may not be entirely true here in Florida, there […]

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Getting the Inspection Done Right

Whether you are buying or selling a home, the inspection is a critical part of the process. Of course, if you are buying the inspection tells you what you’re getting. Does the home have issues that make the purchase problematic? Will the seller take care of any problems before the sale, or will they adjust […]

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