New Year’s Resolutions That Will Help You Buy A Home in 2020

If 2020 is the year for you to buy a home, consider making these 5 New Year’s resolutions to help you be as prepared as possible to become a homeowner. 1. Cut down on monthly subscriptions. With each month, there is a new subscription service out there. What starts as convenience turns into an endless […]

Leslie & Family – Winter Springs Family Photography

This fall I had the honor of Photographing the wonder Leslie and her family, including both her and her husband’s mother.  It was such a fun session and I rubbed my hands together gleefully as I ran off with my camera and a whole bunch of photos to edit!  Leslie, you have a beautiful family.  […]

Avoid these mistakes that can delay Lender Approvals

If you’re getting ready to buy a home, you’re likely realizing that one of the most critical parts of the process is getting approved for a mortgage that works for you. To get the best rate, and avoid losing your deposit, steer clear of these common mistakes. Leaving out details from your financial profile. The […]

An Epiphany, of sorts.

I attend Weight Watchers.  I’ve been with Weight Watchers, on and off, for most of the past 30 years.  I’ve lost weight, and I’ve gained it back many times over those 30 years.  My husband, being a smart ass, says it’s because my goal has always been to lose weight, and when you lose something, […]

Repairs to make before selling your home.

So you’re ready to put your home on the market and to you, everything looks great. Unfortunately, much of the wear and tear on your home becomes unnoticeable when it is something you see every day. While you may not think about the one light switch that doesn’t work or the chipping paint in the […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Listing Photos

When you’re preparing to put your house on the market, you are probably already aware that most of the first impressions made on potential buyers will be via your listing photos. It is important to take the time and make sure you are taking photos that will attract those buyers, not send them running. Here […]

Long Distance House Hunting

Regular house-hunting isn’t always easy, but adding distance into the mix can present challenges you don’t have when looking a few neighborhoods over for a new home. While it may not be a walk in the park to buy a home from far away, it is possible. If you find a great agent and follow […]


– After many, many months of anxiety, anticipation and fear that we might not get approved for Disability for John, the call finally comes in.

It’s a boy!!

When you’re expected to be an authority on all things British…