Birdies & Beach Homes' Blog

Posted on 03/07/2021
Know What You Want When Shopping for a New Home
Since there are so many things to keep in mind when searching for the right home, it can be very helpful to create a priority list. If you're at the beginning of the house-hunting process, one of the best ways to clarify your thoughts is by organizing them in a notebook or on a computer screen. As is the...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
Tips for Growing Healthy Houseplants          
Photo by Huy Phan from Pexels Caring for houseplants is not always as easy as it may seem. The benefits of plants in a home cannot be overestimated. They brighten up your home and give it a natural feel. Houseplants can help you get rid of airborne toxins keeping your indoor air quality at its best. Keep reading...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Entreprenuers: What You Need to Know Flipping vs. Renting
Photo by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay To an upstart house flipper, the difference between renting a property or selling it quickly may seem inconsequential. After all, entrepreneurs get into the real estate game to make money. Why should it matter? Truth be told, owning rental properties and fix-and-flip business models are like comparing apples and oranges. Although apples and...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Is It Worthwhile to Invest in House Improvements?
For a home seller who wants to maximize his or her house sale earnings, it may be beneficial to invest in property improvements. In fact, there are many reasons why now may be a good time to perform property upgrades. These reasons include: 1. You can make your house an attractive option to prospective buyers. As a home seller,...
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Posted on 02/12/2021
4 Ridgewood Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 is now new to the market!
Lovingly cared for and well-maintained home with gorgeous views of #14 hole of Heron Point golf course. Spacious rooms with high ceilings. 3 bedrooms plus office/den that could be 4th bedroom. Eat-in kitchen opens to sun-drenched family room. Two fireplaces. 2-car garage. 3-zone HVAC. Located in a quiet neighborhood with close proximity to Harbour Town. Sellers are original owners and home has never been on rental market. Used sparingly as a second...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Make Your Outdoor Getaway Space Welcoming
Photo by Tod Franklin via Pixabay What makes you happy? Do you love to sit and read? Or are you more of a hang-out-with-friends kind of homeowner? Regardless of what moves you, there's a way to create space for it in your own backyard. Even better -- you can increase your home's resale value in the process. Use...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
5 Ways to Add Texture to Your Home That Are Trendy and Inviting
Photo by Houzlook .com from Pexels Texture is one of the most overlooked style elements for a home. Most people think about color and trendy furniture when remodeling their home or planning to move into a new property. Yet, texture makes a big difference to your comfort and the actual experience you and your visitors have. It doesn’t...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
Tips on Why Recording Fees are Included in a Real Estate Sale
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay There are a variety of different terms that you must become familiar with as you purchase a new home. You have to pay an application fee, underwriting fees, titles fees and more. But one that seems to leave many buyers scratching their heads is the recording fee. A recording fee is a...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Buying and Selling: How to Handle Financial Overlaps
Post Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay Unless you're a first-time home shopper, you'll need to acquire your next home while selling your current home. How do buyers finesse this? When buyers are competing with each other for a tight inventory of available homes, the ones who are ready to come to the table fastest, not the ones with contingencies,...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
How to Select Energy-Efficient Windows
Image by Petter Rudwall from Unsplash Older windows can end up costing you more on your heating and cooling bills. These windows can be drafty in winter and let in too much heat during summer. According to the Department of Energy, windows can account for up to 30 percent of energy usage in homes due to heat loss...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Craft a Home Selling Budget
A home selling budget can make a world of difference, particularly for individuals who want to avoid potential problems during the property selling journey. Yet crafting a home selling budget may be difficult. Thankfully, there are lots of things you can do to simplify the process of creating a home selling budget that matches your finances. Now, let's take...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
What is a Tax Lien ?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There are many fees and costs you’ll encounter as a homeowner. From closing costs that are due when first purchasing your home to your mortgage payment and property taxes, keeping up with these expenses is essential. But if you’re a homeowner that didn’t pay your property taxes, you’re at risk of losing...
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