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 ...
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
Local P ...
Thursday, November 12, 2020 / by Alexa Castellanos
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Home Offices: Should You Buy, Build or Work With What You Have?
If you run a home-based business, it’s important to have a dedicated office area that can be used solely for work-related matters — whether you choose to buy a new house with more space for your business, build onto your existing home, or convert a spare room into an office. For some tips on deciding which option is right for you and the needs of your business, read on!
Buying a New Home
Whether you’re out of spare rooms and living space, don’t have the time, money, or patience to renovate your existing house, or you’d like to relocate to a specific city or neighborhood that’s better fit for your business demographics, it may be time to buy a new home that meets your personal and professional needs. The team at Julie’s Realty can help you to find a property in your desired location and price range — but there are a few sn ...