Estate Planning

Estate Planning

You had a will prepared in another state and then moved here. Did you know there could be a problem with probate? According to John Miller, attorney and owner of Rock Solid Law, Florida is particularly tough compared to other states, so it would a very good idea to...
One Small Thing That Ruined a Home Sale

One Small Thing That Ruined a Home Sale

  I recently showed this home to a family interested in buying a 3 bedroom/2 bath on Jacksonville’s Southside. As you can see, the seller went through the trouble to repaint the front door (okay, they should have replaced the weatherstripping too) but they didn’t...
Duplex Outlet Cover

Duplex Outlet Cover

When we moved into our condo, we inherited black granite countertops. (Note to all: never, never install black granite unless you can live with every little crumb showing up like a beacon in the night.) Smack dab in the middle of the black granite backsplash were 2...
Samplize

Samplize

Did you ever wonder why the final paint color on your wall didn’t match the paint chip you chose? It’s because paint chips are printed, not painted, and why everyone from designers to paint stores recommend testing with real paint. But then you have to buy a quart (or...