Real Estate Blog Real Estate Blog Copyright by en Tue, 23 Jul 2024 14:44:04 -0400 Hurricane Season and the Fragile State of Homeowners' Insurance: Lessons from the Lighthouse Insurance Collapse As another hurricane season approaches, the insurance industry is once again under scrutiny. Homeowners in hurricane-prone regions like Florida and Louisiana rely heavily on their insurance policies to protect against the devastating impacts of these natural disasters. 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You're about to embark on a new chapter, and the potential for a significant financial windfall is thrilling. But before you get swept away in daydreams of using the proceeds to travel the world or finally buy that dream car, there's a reality check to consider: closing costs. These fees associated with selling your property can eat into your profit margin, leaving you with less than you anticipated. However, fear]]> Guide Editor Mon, 25 Mar 2024 10:19:42 -0400 Mastering the Art of Real Estate Calls: A Guide for Agents Guide Editor Fri, 15 Mar 2024 22:59:23 -0400