Shani Marbais blog

Everyone talks about how much buying a new central Florida home can cost you, but I'm here to tell you how to SAVE money when buying a new central Florida home! Like...big money. There are four things you can do to help you save potentially thousands of dollars when buying a new home.  1. Hire a team of professionals. Yes, this can cost money...but, if you hire the right professionals, you're sure to save a lot of money (and headaches!) because they know the red flags to watch for, they know what's standard ... read more
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Over here, resisting the urge to donate everything and buy all new home decor...anyone else?! I don't know about you, but every January, my "Home Goals Math" doesn't add up. You know what I'm talking about...you take 1 fresh new year + 1 cozy season and subtract 1,000 pieces of Christmas decor, and you're left with a house that feels empty and stale. I'm no mathematician, but I don't think a shopping spree is the best answer. Or is it...hahaha, ok, ok, totally joking. Let's get back on track here.I think what you... read more
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Fact: you don't need a magic potion to create wealth and happiness for yourself. Research shows that Central Florida homeowners not only build wealth simply by owning the home they live in, but they also feel higher levels of joy as a Central Florida homeowner.  The median net worth of a homeowner is 46 times HIGHER than renters! Investing in Florida homeownership creates an opportunity to build equity and increase wealth over time. With Florida rent prices increasing 3-4% each year, investing in homeowners... read more
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