Friday, August 6, 2021 / by Alexa Castellanos
After visiting your aging parents, you’ve come to a difficult realization: They’re no longer safe living alone. But what do you do now? From deciding what type of care your parents need to getting their finances in order, here’s what to do as you make the transition from adult child to caregiver.
Recognize the need for support
As Better Health While Aging explains, the signs that a senior is struggling with independent living are often obvious: bills piled up on the counter, an unkempt home, a disheveled appearance. However, some seniors go to great lengths to hide evidence of their difficulties at home.
The best way to recognize a senior needs help before it’s too late is to stay involved. When loved ones visit and video chat regularly, it’s easier to recognize worrisome patterns like frequent injuries, poor hygiene and nutrition, or forgetfulness.
Consider assisted living
Your senior parent needs help — but how much help do they need, and wh0 ...
Monday, June 14, 2021 / by Yansey Valdes
Crypto and Buying a Home
Originally posted on Porch.com
If you’ve ever walked around at an arcade with a couple pocketfuls of game tokens or won similar tokens at a fair to be exchanged for candy and stuffed bears, you already know how cryptocurrencies work. Except cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin and Ethereum, are digital currencies that can be used to purchase goods and services. Today, there are more than 6,700 types of cryptocurrencies, some better known than others. Traded as commodities on the stock market and known for their volatility, cryptocurrencies have become increasingly mainstream as more people invest in them and trust the blockchain technology employed to secure them. In fact, some people are using their crypto assets to purchase large, expensive items—like houses!
Introduction to Cryptocurrencies
Major cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and others are a digital form of currency. Once you own them, you can use them t; ...
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 / by Alexa Castellanos
Are you in a hurry to sell your house? Whether you’re moving away for a new job or just need to cut your expenses with a less expensive living situation, sometimes a quick sale is critical. Read on for tips and information to help you get the fast sale you desperately need.
Looking to purchase or sell a home in the Miami area? Work with the dedicated and experienced real estate professionals at Julie’s Realty! 305-751-6400
Crank Up Curb Appeal
Make a great first impression by sprucing up your home’s exterior. Take a hard look at your home’s curb appeal, and think of it in terms of what a buyer will notice.
First impressions really do matter.
Pressure washing quickly removes dirt and grime for a sparkling presentation.
A fresh coat of paint means your home is dressed to impress.
Is your lawn thriving? Ensure it’s a carpet of green for your listing.
Well-chosen container plantings can add a finishing touch.
If time is tight or you’re; ...
Friday, March 19, 2021 / by Alexa Castellanos
Miami Beach is a 15-mile island in southern Florida that lies between bustling Miami to the west, and the vast blue stretch of the Atlantic Ocean to the east. In essence, it’s a friendly, laid-back city with a lively arts scene that welcomes tourists, snowbirds, and year-round residents of all kinds. It’s connected to the mainland by a series of bridges and is a cosmopolitan paradise, with pristine beaches, a year-round warm climate, and the most expansive collection of art deco architecture in the world — more than 800 protected buildings, to be exact!
The urban, self-sustained city of 90,000 is a melting pot of transients from around the world, creating a cultural island that’s home to more than 150 ethnicities — and a housing market just as diverse. There’s a range of residential offerings at all sizes and price points, from luxurious manors to beachside bungalows. Being the demographically unique place it is, the biggest consideration ) ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 / by Alexa Castellanos
If you’ve recently moved to Miami, you’re probably itching to meet your neighbors and start feeling at home in your new community. While we can’t drop off fresh cookies at the neighbor’s house or wait in line at the DMV for you, we’ve put together this list of local resources to help you find everything you need to settle into your new Miami home.
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Water Service Information
Update Your Automobile Insurance
How to Declutter and Decorate at the Same Time
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