Archives for September 2014

Four Factors for Choosing the Best Heating/Cooling System

Whether it’s time to replace your old air conditioning system or install one for the first time, it’s a project that will result in year-round comfort for your family. Installing a new system is not cheap. It will likely cost several thousand dollars. But because the … [Read more...]

Stay Safe When Selling Your Home

Image courtesy of Wikimedia via Google September is Realtor Safety Month, and the National Association of Realtors (NAR) takes extra care to help Realtors keep ourselves safe when listing and selling real estate year-round. Realtors aren't the only people who need to be … [Read more...]

A Closer Look: Kenwood

Deciding where to buy a home and where to live your life is easier when you know the area. In the first of an on-going series, let's take a look at a neighborhood in the heart of Fort Walton Beach – Kenwood. Located off of Beal Parkway, between Mooney Road and Racetrack … [Read more...]

Making A Color Statement: Hot New Interior Color Trends

No matter your budget or time constraints, says Hollywood interior designer and set consultant Stephan St. Orang, nothing can change the mood and beauty of your home more significantly than interior paint and lighting. “This is the year to look for color combinations that … [Read more...]

Upcoming Events and Festivals on the Emerald Coast

Image courtesy of Jazz Guy via Flickr The weather is slowly but surely turning to cooler mornings, less humid days, and a crispness in the air that signals fall is approaching. While the beach is still a great place to go, this is the time of year to leave the confines of … [Read more...]

14 ways to make your home more secure!

ConsumerReports.org By Susan Feinstein More than 2.1 million burglaries were reported in the United States in 2012. That’s one every 15 seconds, according to the FBI, proving just how easy it is for burglars to gain entry. But before you make a big purchase on a security … [Read more...]

Tips for Getting Better Sleep

Have you been suffering from mood swings? Do you feel worn out? You probably aren't getting enough sleep. Although pressures at work or at home often add stressors that may affect your nightly slumber, getting enough sleep is critical to your overall health. I came across … [Read more...]

July 2014 Townhouse & Condo Sales on the Emerald Coast

Image via Flickr from David Reber As promised, this week it's time to discuss townhouse and condo sales along the Emerald Coast for July. This market is very different from the single family home market as the numbers for July indicate when compared to last … [Read more...]