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First Apartment Guide

man handing keys to apartment over

If you’re just starting out into the real world, renting an apartment is by far one of the most important milestones toward adulthood. Whether you’ve just graduated from college or you’ve finally landed your dream career, getting your…

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Why is Your Home Value Underrated?

property value leap frog

If you are a first time home buyer, you may not be sure about the actual value of your home. Sure, there you may have some figures from a quantity surveyor or your real estate agent.  Yet, you…

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What Comes after Graduation?

silohette of graduating seniors tossing caps into air

Now that you’ve attended your high school or college graduation, it’s time to figure out what comes next. While this can be an exciting time for graduates, it can also be a  stressful one. Planning ahead is essential…

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Best Activities for Families in Bradenton

Bradenton beach

We have all been there. Out on a family vacation, dad is on his last nerve, mom is trying desperately to keep the family together. It’s a mad house, is really what’s going on. But it was important…

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Things to Look for When Buying a Home

grey house

You’ve done it, after years of saving you are finally ready to look for a house. Becoming a homeowner is a massive rite of passage for many Americans. The problem is that no one really teaches you what…

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Cities vs Suburbs: Battle for Generations

Beautiful view of house in the evening of sunset

How many times growing up were you told that cities were impossibly crime ridden or that suburbs were boring? Not that many? Just me then. To say that I moved around a lot would be a lie, but…

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How to Handle a Stressful Move

A sick woman

Title is a bit of a misnomer, isn’t it? It implies that there is a non-stressful move, or at least that stressful moves aren’t the norm. I just moved across the country not two weeks ago, and for…

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The Windy Hills of Zephyrhills

Zephryhills map

That’s what it means. Zephyr refers to wind, traditionally it’s the name of the western wind. No, really. I’ll wait while you google it. Though, oddly, it is not that windy. Also, not that many hills. So, kind…

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Something New, Something Sarasota

Nightview of buildings along a lake

Sarasota is an impressive little town, in fact I don’t really feel comfortable referring to it as either little or a town; it isn’t quite a city either though. It is in this weird liminal space between the…

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Small, Smaller, Smallest: Tiny House Living

A tiny fantasy house in the woods

Tiny houses are getting bigger and bigger, not in terms of size as that wouldn’t make sense. They are the latest living sensation that’s taking the nation; you can scarcely read a home magazine or blog without stumbling…

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