Sue Cohen's Blog

Posted on 11/29/2020
5 Steps to Flipping Your First House
Photo by Skitterphoto from Pexels House flipping has been made particularly trendy in recent years, in part due to the popularity of shows like Flip or Flop and Property Brothers. If the trend has caught your eye as well, here’s an overview of the steps you’ll need to take to get the job done right. 1. Know Your...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Features That Increase Your Home’s Insurance Cost
Image by designer491 from Shutterstock If you purchase a new home, you will need to purchase homeowner’s insurance. If you’ve never owned a home before, you may not realize all the factors that go into the cost of insurance. When looking for a home, it’s easy to get caught up in the house’s structural design, the marble countertops,...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Key Factors Regarding Mortgage Rates in Florida
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay Mortgage rates in Florida are some of the best in the nation. The housing market is growing so fast that builders and sellers are seeing homes come off the market just days after the property has been listed. When it comes time to buy your home in Florida, it's a good idea for...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Aromatherapy: Uplifting Scents for Your Home
Photo by Seksak Kerdkanno via Pixabay Diffusing aromas in your home is a great way to settle in, relax and enjoy a fresh, clean scent that calms the nerves. How Do We Know Aromatherapy Works? Research gives us the scoop. Take lavender, for example. Research shows lavender: Eases nervousness much better than a placebo. Raises people's scientifically measured...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Never Put Off
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay Even if you love your home and never plan to leave it, there may come a point when you need to put it on the market. The home maintenance tasks you tackle today have a direct impact on your home’s value tomorrow. If you want to protect the value of your home,...
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Posted on 10/28/2020
Another Property Sold - 260 Seaview CT #808, Marco Island, FL 34145
COMPLETE REMODEL. ALL NEW FLOORS, KITCHEN, BATHROOMS. CROWN MOLDING. DOORS. STAINLESS APPLIANCES. BRAND NEW FURNITURE THROUGHOUT. Contemporary Coastal Design by Seaba Later Designs. Total remodel down to the studs and back! Shows and lives like...
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Posted on 10/25/2020
Eco-friendly Updates for Your Home
Photo by Layton Diament on Unsplash Large homes use a considerable amount of energy throughout the year, especially from heating and cooling. Making some upgrades to your home can significantly reduce your energy usage while also boosting the value of your home. If you’ve been thinking about making your home more energy-efficient, consider one or more of the...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Comparison: Investment Property and Primary Residence Purchases
Photo by Alexander Zvir from Pexels Those who currently own a home may consider investing in a second home for income purposes. However, it is important to understand you may have hurdles to overcome when searching for a mortgage or obtaining homeowners insurance. Here are some of the most significant differences between buying an investment property and a...
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Posted on 10/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 1119 Dorchester CT S #60, Naples, FL 34104
This south facing villa is situated at the end of a Cul de Sac in the popular Brittany Place section of Glen Eagle. The oversized lanai features date palms and a large pool with a deep end for those who like to "dive in." The mature landscaping inside the lanai and the surrounding property creates a very private setting and will appeal to anyone who loves a garden with minimal upkeep.. The villa has one of the largest floor plans with three bedrooms and a formal dining room - plenty of room for guests and entertaining. A Social Membership is included which offers use of the Clubhouse for dining and all the many social activities and use...
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Posted on 10/15/2020
Another Property Sold - 11433 Night Heron Dr, Naples, FL 34119
AWESOME LOCATION. Set on the “Island” in Longshore Lake, a custom built 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom Pool home with a desirable lakefront lot just a few steps from the Longshore Lake Clubhouse. Inside this home, enjoy an open Great Room floor plan with fireplace. Huge lanai with 2 story cage. The master bedroom suite & two guest beds are all conveniently located on the 1st level and the 2nd floor features a bed/bath suite that easily converts to an office, den, or playroom. Bring your kayaks & canoes and enjoy boating around the 88 acres of navigable lake in this one-of-a kind North Naples community. The active clubhouse features a...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Add a Colorful Skirt to Your Pedestal Sink
Photo by Hédi Benyounes on Unsplash Dressing up your bathroom can not only make your house have more sales appeal but also can make your morning routine a little more cheerful. One way to dress up a pedestal sink and even add a pop of color to your bathroom pallet is by adding a colorful skirt. 1. Take...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Visit Key West's Fantasy Fest
Image by zamiro from Pixabay With so many events going on all over Florida, it’s easy to forget there’s a little set of islands connected to the tip of the state. Key West is a beautiful place to relax, unwind and rest up to party! Every year during the last week of October, people from all over the...
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