What is a Florida Homestead Exemption and do I qualify?

By | General

1. What is a Homestead Exemption? There are a number of state and local laws providing exemptions that can result in a lower taxable value on certain properties. The homestead exemption is the most common and can provide up to $50,000 off the assessed value of a property used as the owner’s primary residence. This… Continued

February 13, 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

The REALTOR® Code of Ethics

By | REALTORS

Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS® Effective January 1, 2019 Duties to Clients and Customers Articles 1-9 Duties to the Public Articles 10-14 Duties to REALTORS® Articles 15-17 Where the word REALTORS® is used in this Code and Preamble, it shall be deemed to include REALTOR-ASSOCIATE®s. While the… Continued

June 6, 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