Home Improvements With High Return On Investment (ROI)

Is your house a little dated? Do you want to make some improvements or upgrades but also want to make sure that you get the best bang for your buck if you decide to sell? Not all home improvements bring a good return on investment when selling, so unless the improvement is simply for your … Continue reading Home Improvements With High Return On Investment (ROI)

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What To Repair Before You List

A lot of money goes into buying a new house so it is understandable if a seller feels hesitant investing even more money to fix up their current house prior to selling. However, sellers may not realize that some of the issues they live with everyday and consider minor, such as the hallway light switch … Continue reading What To Repair Before You List

Spring Cleaning Tips

Yes, it’s that time of year again. The annual spring cleaning. The weather is warming up and it’s a sign to freshen up your home for the upcoming seasons. Not sure where to start? Read on to find tips to make your spring cleaning easy and effective. Clean Room-By-Room This is a great approach to … Continue reading Spring Cleaning Tips

First Coast Magazine

There’s a new magazine on the First Coast. The first issue of First Coast Magazine appeared Intown Nov. 8. Brought to you by the publishers of HealthSource, Florida Doctor and Mature Matters magazines, Beson4 Media Group has entered the arena for lifestyle magazines. Looking to entice readers of all ages, the magazine wants to encompass all that … Continue reading First Coast Magazine

Fall Planning: Getting Your Home Ready for Cooler Weather

This time of year is a great time to get your house ready for cooler weather.  While we don't have ice and snow like many of our northern neighbors, we do get freezing temperatures and our landscaping does go dorment.  Here are some things to consider as we head into cooler weather, especially for older … Continue reading Fall Planning: Getting Your Home Ready for Cooler Weather

Decorating For Halloween and the Holidays When Your House is on the Market

With the holidays coming up many homeowners like to go all out in decorating.  However, if your house is on the market then special consideration should be given to how you decorate. What not to do: Don't over decorate so buyers can't see the house when they are looking.  Remember buyers are there to take … Continue reading Decorating For Halloween and the Holidays When Your House is on the Market

How To: Keep Your Wood Floors Beautiful

One of the most popular home upgrades buyers and homeowners look for is wood flooring. As beautiful as they are, if not maintained they can be a very large expense. Having to either take the extra time to refinish wood floors personally or to spend significantly more money (sometimes several thousand dollars) to hire a … Continue reading How To: Keep Your Wood Floors Beautiful

Make it Happen! Summer 2013

Saturday, July 27 marks the 5th annual “Make it Happen” neighborhood event, to help transform part of Springfield’s Dancy Terrace. The event starts at 9 a.m. and is located on the 10th St. side of Dancy Terrace. There will be signs to help you find your way. Preservation S.O.S. (PSOS) maintains court grounds monthly and keeps … Continue reading Make it Happen! Summer 2013

Don’t Let Yourself be a Victim of Copper Theft.

Jacksonville is the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. This means Jacksonville is also grounds for a lot of real estate and empty homes. Between the many foreclosures and short sales, there has been a continuous growth in copper theft, especially from a.c. units. While this may be prominent in unoccupied homes, … Continue reading Don’t Let Yourself be a Victim of Copper Theft.