Buyers

IRS Presents Filing Tips For 2022

The IRS is encouraging taxpayers to make sure they’re well-informed about their tax situation as the filing deadline approaches. The key topics include special steps related to charitable contributions, economic impact payments and advance child tax credit payments. Here are some key items for taxpayers to know before they file next year. Changes to the […]

amandasearlerealtor | Feb 8, 2022

Should You Move Yourself Or Hire Movers?

To pack or not to pack, that is the question. Is it better to pack and move yourself or to hire a moving company to do the work for you? It seems right now that more people are opting for the DIY move, or at least a partial DIY move. Not only is it significantly […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jan 31, 2022

Buying A House While Selling Your Current One?

Everyone talks about the steep learning curve of buying your first home, and they’re right to. But your first purchase is also the easiest home purchase you’ll ever make. After that, you need to not only find a new home but also find a buyer for your current home. Most confusingly of all, if you’re […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jan 24, 2022

Is This Your Situation? Not Sure How To Jump Start The Home Buying Process?

Finding the right house and getting a good deal can mean the difference between living in your castle – however small your kingdom may be – and dwelling in a home that consumes too much of your paycheck.  Here are five important questions to ask before you buy. 1. How much house do I qualify for? Getting prequalified for […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jan 10, 2022

Your Tax Deductions Guide For 2022

Home Office: Only Self-Employed Workers Qualify for Home Office Deductions TAX FACTS: To take a home office deduction, you must be self-employed and the home office must be used exclusively and regularly for your business and be your principal place of business, with few exceptions. If you receive a W-2 from your employer, you do […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jan 6, 2022

How To Buy A Home With A Small Down Payment

You’re ready to stop living in a rented apartment or home, but you don’t have much money to put down on a home. Maybe you have some money saved, but not nearly enough to make a 20% down payment on the type of home you’d really like to own. If you don’t have much money […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jan 3, 2022

Is This Your Situation: Buying a House While Selling Another One?

Everyone talks about the steep learning curve of buying your first home, and they’re right to. But your first purchase is also the easiest home purchase you’ll ever make. After that, you need to not only find a new home but also find a buyer for your current home. Most confusingly of all, if you’re […]

amandasearlerealtor | Nov 22, 2021

Is This Your Situation: Buying A Retirement Condo?

Is This Your Situation: Buying a Retirement Condo? It’s common for people nearing retirement to think about a move. Maybe the house in which you raised your family is too big now that the kids have moved out. Maybe you chose your house because it was an easy drive from your workplace or because it […]

amandasearlerealtor | Nov 15, 2021

JUST LISTED: 7152 Lucky Drive W Jacksonville FL 32208

Easy rental to take over or move in and make it your own! New roof, rebuilt front porch, painted inside + out, new kitchen, new bathroom, all new appliances (includ. washer +dryer). repiped kitchen and bathroom. Refinished wood floors throughout with new carpet in bedrooms. New wood privacy fence on right side of property. Month […]

amandasearlerealtor | Nov 11, 2021

JUST LISTED: 1816 Laura Street Jacksonville, FL 32206

325 W 60TH ST, JACKSONVILLE, FL Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Click Here to Get Directions $129900 2bed – 1bath – ADORABLE BUNGALOW – MOVE IN READY!! Enjoy the covered porch and the joys of home ownership without the hassel of having to update everything yourself. This home has a new roof, new carpet […]

amandasearlerealtor | Nov 8, 2021