Real Estate Tips

July 12, 2019

Three Reasons To Avoid Using Zillow

We’ve all seen the advertisements online and television for Zillow, which purports to put the power of home buying into the hands of you, the consumer. But is it true? Is Zillow the of real estate? And what exactly is a “zillow” anyway? (The closest we could figure ...

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July 3, 2019

Don’t Get In Too Deep: All About Swimming Pools

Living in the Central Florida area, it seems like every other house has its own swimming pool. At the same time, we hear plenty of horror stories about building, installing, and maintaining a pool. Is it worth it? We’ll break down the pros and cons of having your very own ...

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April 30, 2019

Five Reasons To Use a Property Management Company

Owning investment property is one of the most financially lucrative and secure actions you can take, but once you own it, how do you maximize your income and minimize your stress? A property management company. A real estate agency like Meridian Realty Group can be the perfect property manager for ...

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April 27, 2019

Nine Ways to Add Value To Your Home (And Five Ways Not To)

A home is many things. It’s a place where memories are stored, from height markers on the walls to myriad family photos taken when the sun hit the backyard right. It’s a rite of passage, learning about the ins and outs of ownership and the things you never learned in ...

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March 10, 2019

For Sale By Owner: Myths and Misconceptions

DIY enthusiasm is huge in today’s world thanks to YouTube tutorials, how-to guides, and shows that hearken back to Bob Vila.

Want to install a sink? Do it yourself!

Need to replace your brakes? Do it yourself!

Building a laptop? Do it yourself!

It’s not that simple when it comes ...

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Feb. 10, 2019

Five Hints That You Should Move To A New House

Whether you’re living in a starter home, or the family home after all the kids have grown up and moved out, there are always subtle hints that it might be time to move on. Selling your home and moving on to a new one can be a difficult choice at ...

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Jan. 7, 2019

Are You Getting Your Money’s Worth Out Of Your Realtor?

If Walmart started offering discount surgery services in its superstores, right next to the money orders and hair salon, would you consider it even for a second? The savviest readers are immediately shaking their heads and laughing, but there are a few of you thinking “What could be so bad ...

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Dec. 22, 2018

Five Ways To Boost Curb Appeal On A Budget

We’ve all been there. You’re ready to sell your house and make a little extra money to put into savings, catch up on bills, pay off those student loan people who keep calling, or buy a personal jetpack from Elon Musk. You’ve had your house on the market for a ...

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Dec. 13, 2018

Housing Forecast: Trends in Home Buying and Selling for 2019

Buying and selling a home is a lot like that classic Clash song “Should I Stay or Should I Go?” There are many factors to consider when trying to determine whether this is the right time in your life to sell your current house, move out of the area ...

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July 31, 2017

Curious About Local Real Estate?

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Curious about local real estate? So are we! Every month we review trends in our real estate market and consider the number of homes on the market in each price tier, the amount of time particular homes have been listed for sale, specific neighborhood ...

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