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Why Downsizing Can Be the Right Move for Seniors

Photo via Pexels Article courtesy of Mike at Elder Freedom The kids have all moved away, the rooms are bare, and the nest is empty. The house now feels too big. There’s too much unused space and too much area to maintain. When you reach your senior years, the house that you’ve lived in for…

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Florida’s 2018 back-to-school tax-free weekend!

It’s Florida’s back-to-school tax-free weekend! Soon, students will flock back-to-school and it’s time to maximize your savings! Now is the time to save money on clothes, computers, and school supplies.  The tax-free weekend runs from Friday, August 3th through Sunday, August 5th, 2018. There are a multitude of sales this weekend as well, so conserve…

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Great Staging is the Key to Success for Pet Owners Selling a Home

Photo via Pixabay Article courtesy of Cindy at Dog-Friends When it’s time to sell a house, pet owners face unique challenges. No matter how endearing your pets are to you, potential buyers rate them as some of the top off-putting issues. So how do you get a good price for your home and sell it quickly? Great…

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How to Help Your Dog Stay Safe and Happy in Your New Home

Photo via Pixabay Article courtesy of Cindy at Dog-Friends Making a move to a new home can be difficult on everyone in the family, including your pets. Adjusting to so much change can be hard even on the most easygoing of dogs, but if your pup’s already a bit anxious, it can be overwhelming for…

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Hurricane Irma approaches the mainland

Don’t panic, but prepare.  It serves as a useful mantra with Hurricane Irma looming on the horizon. While we all pray for the best and hope the storm turns, here are some tips and resources that may be helpful. General Hurricane Checklist: Flashlights Battery-operated lanterns Bottled water 1 gallon (per person/day) Weather radio Nonperishable food…

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Florida’s 2017 back-to-school tax-free weekend!

It’s Florida’s back-to-school tax-free weekend! Soon, students will flock back-to-school and it’s time to maximize your savings! Now is the time to save money on clothes, computers, and school supplies.  The tax-free weekend runs from Friday, August 4th through Sunday, August 6th, 2017. There are a multitude of sales this weekend as well, so conserve…

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Are You Prepared for Hurricane Season?

Today marks the second day of hurricane season, and although Florida has only had two hurricanes make landfall in the last eleven years, it’s always best to be prepared.  Now is the time to protect your family, as the 2017 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday begins today and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 4th. Supplies that are…

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