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Why Advanced Directives Are as Important as Your W...

Having advanced directives in place is just as important as having a will or a trust set up. Here’s why. Today we are honored to be joined by Merideth Nagel, P.A., to talk about advanced directives and why they should be a priority for anybody who has a will or a trust. “These are things that will be taken care of while you’re still alive.”    An advanced directive is a term that lawyers use to describe documents that someone with an estate will need to sign to answer questions about who can make healthcare decisions for them, who their...
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The Differences Between Being Approved By a Mortga...

Today I’m joined by Jennifer Micklos from Movement Mortgage to spell out the differences between being approved by a mortgage lender and a local bank.  Jennifer Micklos from Movement Mortgage often talks to Realtors who tried to urge their clients to call her about financing their next home purchase, but their clients preferred to go through their local bank because of the relationship they already had. Many people think they’ll get special treatment by working with their banks, and that’s not always the case; banks can be more restrictive about how much money one can spend and which programs they...
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The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feas...

If you’re looking for a restaurant that will satisfy both your appetite and your sweet tooth, The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen in Universal Orlando’s CityWalk is just the ticket! Toothsome features a steampunk theme, and you’ll also meet characters walking around the restaurant in costume. Stepping inside, you can proceed directly to dessert if you would like to—there is a HUGE assortment of delectable treats to choose from. At a separate counter, you can order milkshakes and sundaes to go or to enjoy there; there is both indoor and outdoor seating. I recently tried the Confetti Milkshake,...
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Real Estate Market Update for December

Our 2019 market was fantastic, and 2020 looks like it will continue the trend. Here’s why.   Before we bring in the new year, today we’ll be going over a quick end-of-year market update. Whether you were a buyer or seller, 2019 was a great year for real estate. We’ve been in a seller’s market throughout the year, but buyers have been able to take advantage of incredibly low interest rates.   “Whether you were a buyer or seller, 2019 was a great year for real estate.”   Currently, our average sale-to-list price ratio is sitting at 97%, and homes...
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