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    Home Security Basics – Strategies To Keep You and Your Home Safe

    By Ivy Allas | July 19, 2022

    INTRODUCTION: Crime is on the rise across the country, according to news sources.Both homeowners and business owners are anxious and looking for solutions.better measures to protect their property and lives, Fortunately, there are numerous solutions on the market, ranging from full-service security firms to DIY smart home systems, with a solution to suit every budget.... Read More

    10 Most Common Home Buyer Questions

    By Ivy Allas | July 12, 2022

    INTRODUCTION: Buying a new house is both exhilarating and perplexing. There are many steps to take.People have inquiries about buying a property. These are the most prevalent.Home buyers’ questions and answers How do I get started? – The first step is to contact a lender and obtain a pre-approval. This will inform you, as well... Read More

    Summer Home Maintenance Tips

    By Ivy Allas | July 5, 2022

    Introduction I know summer is winding down, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the outdoors! And if you’ve been neglecting your home’s exterior over the past few months, don’t worry—I will show you how to get it looking its best before winter sets in. Cleaning your gutters Cleaning your gutters is a necessary... Read More

    Celebrating 4th of July

    By Ivy Allas | June 28, 2022

    Introduction July 4th is a day for Americans to celebrate their independence from Britain. It began as a day of protest against British rule but has become one of the most important holidays in American history. On this day people gather together with friends and family to celebrate what makes the United States unique –... Read More

    Living in Florida

    By Ivy Allas | June 20, 2022

    Introduction You may already be aware that Florida is a fantastic holiday destination—how can you not enjoy Mickey Mouse, sunny beaches, and Miami’s vibrant nightlife? But did you know it’s also a great place to live? I’ve had the good fortune to live in Florida for nearly my whole life. Over the years, I’ve seen... Read More

    Family Opportunity Mortgages

    By Ivy Allas | June 14, 2022

    Family Opportunity Mortgages – Buy a Home for Your Elderly Parents Baby boomers have reached retirement age. This generation is healthierand more active than their predecessors and many want to age in a homeof their own. Many of these potential home buyers have fixed incomes andwith soaring home prices, they are unable to qualify for... Read More

    Father’s Day Recipe

    By Ivy Allas | June 7, 2022

    Grilled Skirt Steak with Pesto Butter Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds skirt steak 3 tablespoons canola oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup store-bought basil pesto  4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, softened 1 pound thin asparagus Directions:  Special equipment: a large cast-iron grill pan Preheat a large cast-iron grill pan over high... Read More

    Criteria When Hiring A Listing Agent

    By Ivy Allas | May 31, 2022

    Most sellers spend a long time considering whether they should sell theirhome. These same people who have considered all the financial andpersonal pros and cons of moving hire the first real estate agent they like.While certainly it’s important to find an agent you can communicate with,the right agent brings more than a pleasant demeanor to... Read More

    Must Try! Memorial Day Recipe

    By Ivy Allas | May 24, 2022

    Mini Hawaiian Chicken Skewers Ingredients 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce (the thick variety) 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger  1 tablespoon brown sugar  1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes  3 cloves garlic, minced  Juice of 1/2 lime  Kosher salt  4 green onions, sliced 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast, cut into bite-size chunks  2 red bell peppers, cut... Read More

    5 Nursery Design Trends for the Modern Home

    By Ivy Allas | May 17, 2022

    One of the most exciting parts of expecting a baby is decorating thenursery. Today’s young parents are shunning the traditional pink and bluefor more contemporary styles that blend with the rest of the home. Withthemes ranging from boho to Mid-Century Modern, there are options for allstyles and budgets. 5 Nursery Design Trends to Try in... Read More