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House Painting for Your Home to Prepare to Sale

Selling your house may cost you more money than you initially think. When coming up with a list price for your home, make sure you take into account all the things you have to spend on when home selling in Miami so you don’t end up shortchanged.
Here are some of the expenses you have to prepare for when selling your home:
1.Remaining mortgage balance
Unless you have completely paid off your mortgage, you still have to take into consideration your remaining balance. Before closing the sale, deal with your mortgage lender and calculate the cost of your remaining mortgage and be aware of any fees or costs incurred with the closing out of your mortgage.
2.Unpaid lien
Lien is the amount of money you owe your lender. The lender technically owns the house until you have paid your loan in full. Other liens could be placed on your home from any past unsettled debt, so make sure you are aware of any outstanding liens placed on your home.
3.Home selling services in Miami
Selling a house in Miami can be difficult without the aid of a good realtor such as Billy O. A realtor will advertise your house and will do the negotiations with the buyer. Some realtors also offer home evaluation services, which you can add to the home selling services in Prince George so you can get the right value for your home prior to coming up with a list price. Ask the realtor how much their commission rate is so you can prepare for this expense after closing the sale.
4.Notary and recording fees.
Once you have paid all debts, you might have to pay for services to record your paid debts. Notary fees should also be expected once you have completed your documents. Title search fees are also needed to make sure you have the right to sell the property.
5.Possible repairs and home inspection fees
Doing home repairs can help with your home’s appraisal value. If your house needs fixing here and there, you might have to spend money to get it in good shape. Some home owners also conduct home inspections to look for potential problems like molds or termites infestation. Having home inspection done before listing your house can actually help sell it faster.
One of the major repair is exterior house painting. This make the home to be attractive when prospective buyer come to view the home before buying.you should hire the best exterior painters for the best results. When looking for Parker CO painter, make sure you find a house painter that is experienced with helping people sell their homes quickly.
6.Staging
If you plan to clear out your belongings before an open house, staging can help accentuate the full potential of your house. It also entices more buyers and gives them a general idea of how your home will look like with good interior decorating. Staging, however, doesn’t come cheap so you have to decide whether to leave your house empty or stage it.
When it comes to selling real estate, one of the most important tips that can be offered is don’t go it alone. Sometimes, the skilled hand of a real estate agent trying to help you, can make all the difference. Plus, if your house sells, their fee won’t mean much, compared to it not selling.

Theodora Long, Executive Director of the Biscayne Nature Center on EcoAlert

Theodora Long Biscayne Nature Center Miami FloridaOverlooking the dunes and ocean, the Biscayne Nature Center is a beautiful facility on the north end of Crandon Park on Key Biscayne. In this pristine setting, our multifunctional Center serves our visitors with a reception area, exhibit space, gift shop, an audio visual presentation room and demonstration lab classroom facilities. And right outside our doors, we are fortunate to have Mother Nature’s spectacular classroom, which we proudly care for and share with our visitors.

 

Biscayne Nature Center Miami FloridaThe Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center, Inc. is a not-for-profit Florida corporation whose interest is in the conservation of our local irreplaceable natural resources.

We are a cooperative project of three partners: Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation Department, and our not-for-profit community support group, The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center, Inc.

Our U-shaped building is raised off the ground, featuring wide wrap around covered porches and a central amphitheater courtyard. The center is a venue suitable for a wide variety of activities and events. We utilize alternative technologies such as solar power, water and energy conservation and passive solar design, and recycled materials as is fitting a center dedicated to harmony with nature.

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to environmental education and the encouragement of greater citizen participation in the protection of our natural environment.

EcoAlert with Nadine Patrice – 6 October 2012

The Association of Exchange and Development of Activities & Partnerships, Inc. (AEDAP®)

Mission

Our mission is to provide support to community organizations and individuals through a combination of leadership, health, social, and cultural services that empower them to become better leaders and create stronger communities. Our vision is to share AEDAP as a universal model where our Donors, Grantors, Volunteers and Supporters are Strong Ambassadors for the less fortunate. Here is a list of supporters and donors who have helped us this past year: world vision, global giving, Gate City Plumbing, and Town Care Dental.

Vision

Our Vision is for AEDAP to be considered an international reference model of service that grantors, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders trust and support.

The Association of Exchange Development of Activities and Partner- ships, Inc. (AEDAP) will be a Leadership Concept that existing Community organizations will apply to develop partnerships and Collaboration both in the United States and Haiti. AEDAP will be an um- brella organization for small projects through partnership.

Values

The pillars of AEDAP are:

  • Transparency
  • Culturally sensitivity
  • Sense of Community
  • Belief in the value of partnership

Motto: Strong Partnerships Build Strong Communities

Provide technical support to existing community organizations; empower organizations’ members through leadership and educational trainings; collaborate with sponsored community development programs in the United States of America and Haiti.
Provide mentoring and coaching skills to boys and girls 5-18 in the areas of Education, Health, Arts and Crafts, Sports, and “Social Activities, empowering them to become young community leaders.”

Support projects that include Haitian media and highlight their involvement in neighborhood programs.
Encourage local non-profit organizations to maintain a calendar of events and provide a public forum for dialogue.

White House Conference on Conservation – America’s Great Outdoor

 

On March 2, 2012, President Obama and members of his Cabinet convened the White House Conference on Conservation to engage directly with conservation leaders from all 50 states to strengthen partnerships and identify next steps in advancing community-driven conservation and outdoor recreation initiatives that are building strong local economies and healthy lands, waters and wildlife across America. For more information, visit White House Conference on Conservation.

Miami-Dade County Extension Service

The University of Florida / Miami-Dade County Extension is the liaison between research conducted by scientists at the University of Florida and other universities and our local community.

Our clientele includes:

  1. growers (agricultural and horticultural)
  2. landscape industry
  3. homeowners
  4. youth
  5. families
  6. marine industries
  7. painting industry

The University of Florida / Miami-Dade County Extension receives direct funding from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) and Miami-Dade County Consumer Services Department and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Extension is a nationwide educational network.

We focus on educational outreach through:

  1. workshops
  2. seminars
  3. phone consultations
  4. group meetings
  5. office visits
  6. educational materials
  7. field demonstrations
  8. newsletters
  9. web sites
  10. plant clinics
  11. mass media
  12. video conferences