Entries by Ellen Jantsch

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Selling a Damaged House in Florida

Is it possible to sell a house in bad shape? Of course it is! Whether your home sustained damage from a hurricane—which is a very common situation for Floridians—or from some other calamity such as fire or a flood, you still have options. It’s not an unachievable dream that you could sell a bad house […]

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What to Do If Your House Has Lead Paint

If your home was constructed prior to 1978, it is a simple reality that you’ll encounter some lead-based paint. Real estate regulations require sellers to disclose a host of details about their properties, but selling a house with lead paint is the only one that is federally enforced. The Environmental Protection Agency takes a very […]

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Top Renting Secrets Every Landlord Should Know

They’re weeks (or even months) behind on the rent. They’re trashing your house. They’re disturbing the neighbors. They’re disrespectful, or worse, dangerous. If you’re a landlord, having a problem tenant is probably one of your worst nightmares. While you can cross your fingers and hope for the best when renting, there is always a chance […]