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    Senior Living: Smart Steps for Aging in Place

    By Jennifer Heller | September 13, 2023

    Are you thinking about the idea of “aging in place?” Well, it’s a pretty important decision, and the first thing you need to do is check if your current home can be adjusted to fit your needs as you get older. Let’s break it down for you. As we all get older, we face this... Read More

    Pickleball Basics: Where to Play at the Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | September 4, 2023

    If you’ve noticed that pickleball has taken over the scene among all the rec fields in your neighborhood and all your friends are obsessed, you wouldn’t be alone. Recent statistics show that pickleball has claimed the title of the swiftest-growing sport in the United States, with a nearly 40% boost in popularity over the last... Read More

    Navigating the Pending Status: What It Really Means for Home Buyers and Sellers

    By Jennifer Heller | September 1, 2023

    So, your new home purchase is on the horizon with a “pending” status—congratulations! You’ve successfully navigated inspections, negotiations, and the offer has been accepted. But what does “pending” really mean? In this article we will be shedding light on the intricacies and offering valuable insights for both buyers and sellers on the pending status in... Read More

    Safeguarding Seniors: How to Spot and Prevent Elder Fraud

    By Jennifer Heller | August 28, 2023

    Elder fraud is no small concern, with the FBI reporting a staggering $900M+ loss for Americans aged 60 and above in 2020 due to scams. And this is not just limited to the U.S.; it’s a global concern as cybercriminals increasingly exploit online scams to target older adults, particularly those living independently. The financial implications... Read More

    Mastering the College Application Process: A Guide to Success

    By Jennifer Heller | August 23, 2023

    Navigating the college application process involves a sequence of organized steps which includes standardized tests, personal statements, recommendation letters, and application submissions. Creating a compelling application package is essential for demonstrating academic excellence. While it’s undoubtedly an involved process, its structure remains fairly uniform across most colleges. In this article, we’ve tapered down the process... Read More

    The House I Love is Under Contact. What Does That Mean?

    By Jennifer Heller | August 21, 2023

    That house you’ve been eyeing? Well, it’s officially labeled as “under contract” now. But don’t toss in the towel just yet—there might still be a glimmer of hope. So, what’s this “under contract” business all about? Gwinn Volen with The Volen Group says, “When a home goes under contract, it means the seller and buyer... Read More

    Empowering Lives: The Inspiring Journey of Mission House in Serving the Homeless Community

    By Jennifer Heller | August 18, 2023

    What is Mission House? In the heart of the Beaches area, a vision decades in the making has transformed into a lifeline for the homeless community. Mission House, a testament to the commitment of faith-driven individuals, has emerged as a sanctuary of compassion, offering a beacon of hope to those in need. Crafted from the... Read More

    Discover Cabana Life: Where Sun Protection Meets Style!

    By Jennifer Heller | August 16, 2023

    Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans will face a skin cancer diagnosis by the time they hit 70? This sobering statistic hit home when Melissa Papcock, founder of Cabana Life and Ponte Vedra Beach resident, was diagnosed with melanoma at age 26. Surprisingly, she learned that lightweight clothing didn’t offer the sun protection... Read More

    What Losing My Dad Taught Me: A Guide To Estate Planning

    By Jennifer Heller | August 14, 2023

    In the journey that is life, it’s all too common to overlook the invaluable aspects we’ve been granted. In my own experience, I must admit that I had chosen to evade the sobering realization that, inevitably, my parents would not always be a constant presence. Having those discussions was a task I consistently tried to... Read More

    Nailing the Back-to-School Sleep Routine: 8 Tips for Restful Success

    By Jennifer Heller | August 9, 2023

    You’ve ticked off the school shopping list, snagged fresh supplies, and even sharpened the pencils. But have you thought about tuning up your child’s sleep routine for the upcoming school year? Sleep is a key player in alertness, stress levels, and overall temperament, which all circle back to learning and social interactions. After a summer... Read More