Kim Maxwell's Blog Posts

Terms To Know When Buying Property

When purchasing a home, you'll encounter plenty of jargon. In real estate, terms like ratification and earnest money are discussed before you even make an offer on a home. Plus, mortgage lenders

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Condo Purchases For First Time Home Buyers

The federal government is  expanding the scope of condominium purchases eligible for lower-down-payment loans.The FHA-  Federal Housing Administration - could help revive the

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Home Ownership Is A Good Financial Investment Fed Says

The Federal Reserve Bank (The Fed) recently released their 2019  Survey of Consumer Expectations Housing Survey. The survey reported that 65% of Americans believe homeownership is a

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6 Kitchen Design Trends To Consider Inspired by Restaurant Kitchens Not all kitchen design trends stand the test of time, but a restaurant kitchen is meant to

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Interviewing An Agent To List Your Home

Real Estate Agent Interview WorksheetAgent Name: ___________________________________ Years’ Experience: _____________________________ Average Time to Sell: __________________________Agency:

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These 10 Questions Can Set You On The Path To Finding A Pro With Your Best Interests At Heart

  How long have you been a real estate agent? Real estate is a tough business. It takes perseverance to survive the lean times—and discipline to thrive when the market’s strong.

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Are You Ready To Sell Ask Yourself

ARE YOU - Ready, Set, to Sell? Are homes in your neighborhood selling quickly? Have home values in your area shown consistent growth? Do you need extra space to accommodate

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Terrific Investment In Seagrove Beach Florida

Investments are hard to come by at the beach these days along 30A in particular. Here is one to wrap your head around! Home on two lots! Rent home short term or long term and figure out your plan

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Two Lots Not Just One

GREAT INVESTMENT ON TWO LOTS!!!!This Old Seagrove Beach property is a rare find and investment. The two lots are originally platted in Gulf Shore Manor for two independent homes and in building

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Get To Know Santa Rosa Beach Community

Population Demographic Total Population 16,728 Population: Female 8

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Making Christmas Whole For Our Neighbors In Bay And Gulf Counties

Its going to be a touch year for our neighbors to the east in Bay and Gulf Counties since Hurricane Michael made landfall in October 2018! What can you do to make families feel like they have hope

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Freeport From A Busy Past At Turn Of Century To A Modern Day Hub

Lots of visitors through the years have passed through our tiny town of Freeport- not knowing that the town is really an incorporated city in Walton County and is rich with history.

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5 CRITERIA FOR PRICING A HOME

When you put your home up for sale, one of the best ways to determine the asking price is to look at comparable sales. There’s rarely a perfect apples-to-apples comparison, so a pricing decision

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Finding The Right Subs And Professionals When You Need Them

I didn't realize how informative Houzz was until I actually was drilling down to look for a pool installer for a home buyer! You just don't look for furniture or home ideas on this site any longer -

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Low Inventory Around 30A

Looking for a home or lot along 30A? Inventory is low making it the right time to list your property. Whether its a lot or a fixer upper, property values are in a great place to get back your

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Insiders FREE MoneySaving Resources

Here’s Free Advice And Services For My Friends And Clients To Help Save YouValuable Time And Money.  Never Feel Obligated, I’m Here To Help…Call (850) 499-5710 to Request any of the

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Save Our Beaches Fight For Customery Use

Please help us fight for our customary use of our beaches.https://www.flgov.com/contact-gov-scott/email-the/

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Buying A Lot With All Due Diligence Performed Prior To Purchase Could Save A Lot Of Headaches Before

Sometimes purchasing a lot puts you in unknown territory that you don't realize you get yourself into. The "What ifs" may be harder to understand than you realize and if you don't use a

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Consider Getting Contract In Before Dec 31 2017 If You Are Selling Your Home

With the new Tax law, some home sellers need a sale contract written before the end of 2017 in order to avoid a big tax bill that would be imposed if the Congress' tax reform proposals become law:

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New Maximums For Loans With Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Open Up More Opportunites To Home Buyers

This is a crucial announcement that allows home buyers more options in loan needs that would reach $453K. the increase is almost 30K from last year's loans provided by Freddi Mac Or Fannie Mae.;

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Gorgeous Waterfront Developers Dream

One of a kind waterfront property for sale near Hammock Bay, Freeport, Florida- 19 acres, with 1200 feet of waterfront, priced at $5.5 million. Potential for bay club, private marina, high-end RV

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Types Of Security For Your Home

While there is only so much that you can do to keep your family safe on your own, there is a wide range of equipment that you can use to increase their security. Home security systems today go far

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What Are The Challenges Of Selling Your House Yourself

Selling a House YourselfSelling a house yourself might seem like a good way to go—after all, you’re cutting out the cost of a real estate agent. However, selling a house “by owner” is a lot

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New Construction South Of Freeport Just North Of South Walton

New Construction in fast growing Freeport just a couple of miles north of 331 Bridge in Bear Creek subdivision, a secluded, quaint neighborhood that sits in an ideal location within 10 minutes of

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Golf Cart Rules According To Florida Statutes

316.2122 Operation of a low-speed vehicle or mini truck on certain roadways.—The operation of a low-speed vehicle as defined in s.320.01or a mini truck as defined in s.320.01on any road is

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