Reminder: Hurricane Prep Tax ‘Holiday’ Begins Friday

By | Homeowner Tips, Hurricane, Money Matters, Taxes

By Tom Urban and Jim Turner Many hurricane-related items are sales-tax free May 29-June 4, notably generators costing up to $750. Retailers hope the “holiday” will also reenergize their businesses. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Starting Friday, Florida shoppers who are slowly emerging from coronavirus stay-at-home orders can avoid paying sales taxes for one week as they… Continued

May 28, 2020

How Flood Insurance Works: 6 Questions Answered

By | Buying tips, Homeowner Tips, Hurricane, Insurance, Money Matters

What is flood insurance? Homeowners’ insurance doesn’t cover damage to a home caused by flooding; instead, a separate policy is needed to cover flood-related losses, defined as caused by water traveling along or under the ground. . ATLANTA – How does flood insurance work? Robert W. Klein, an expert from Georgia State University in Atlanta,… Continued

July 11, 2019

2019 Marathon & Lower Keys Association of REALTORS® College Scholarship Essay

By | Charity, Local events, Money Matters, Schools

We are happy to announce our College Scholarship Essay contest for all High School and Home School Seniors who live between Layton and Saddlebunch Key. The Marathon and Lower Keys Association of REALTORS® will award four (4) $1,500.00 dollar scholarships. This essay contest is open to all graduating seniors, whether they are homeschooled, or attend… Continued

February 25, 2019