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It's the Principal of the Thing

Most people think they’ll have a house payment and a car payment for the rest of their lives, but it doesn’t have to be that way with a plan and a little discipline. If you make additional principal contributions to a fixed rate mortgage this can shorten the term and save tens of thousands in interest.  If a person were to make an additional $100 payment each month applied to principal on a $175,000...

A Cost to Consider

Homeownership, part of the American Dream: a home of your own where you can feel safe, raise your family, share with your friends and enjoy life. The benefits are easily recognizable but maintenance is just as real and should be considered. Property taxes and insurance are two of the largest expenses homeowners have aside from their mortgage interest. But, as any homeowner knows, there will be occasional...

Dial Down Risk for Retirement

There is certainly no shortage of retirement planning strategies available to individuals who actually take the time to consider them. What most financial experts do agree on is that the closer you are to retirement, the less time you have to recover from a loss. For that reason, many people start dialing down their risk factors as their age increases. One way to minimize risk is to invest in things...

Down Payment: FOUND!

The down payment may be unnecessarily keeping would-be buyers from getting into a home. They may be unaware that the funds might be available somewhere other than just cash savings. The NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers reports that 81% of first-time buyers got all or part of their down payment from savings. Other people used a gift from a relative. Less than 4% said that all or part of the down...

Have you heard of the 4 P’s?

"Proper preparation prevents poor performance". It's a phrase that Oliver Overton-Morgan (Orlando property manager with Morgan Property solutions) heard in high school from his rugby coach and it stands true for everything in life. If you don't start with proper preparation and planning, then you can expect poor results. We can apply the same equation to real estate. There are some initial steps to take...

Surviving Spouses can receive an exclusive real estate tax break

Special consideration is made by IRS for the sale of a jointly-owned principal residence after the death of a spouse. Surviving spouses may qualify to exclude up to $500,000 of gain (profit) instead of the normal $250,000 exclusion for single people if certain requirements are met. The sale needs to take place no more than two years after the date of death of the spouse. Surviving spouse must not have...

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Moving your Pets

Moving into your new home is very exciting, for your entire family, including your pet(s), but introducing your dog into a new home can be incredibly stressful for them. Fortunately, orlando property manager Morgan Property Solutions, has found some ways that we can do to make this transition easier on them which in the end makes it easier on us.   There are a lot of things that you can do to make the...

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How do I Improve my Credit Score?

Credit affects so much in your life, and although we  dislike the idea of debt, having a good credit score can save you money with insurance, utility deposits, car rental, mortgage loans and more, says orlando property manager Oliver Overton-Morgan with Morgan Property Solutions.   You can always take steps to improve your score and change the way lenders view your credit. We’ve listed the five main...

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Floor care & how to remove Stains

Stains are familiar to orlando property management company Morgan Property Solutions. "We deal with this situation from time to time" says Oliver Overton-Morgan, principal Broker and orlando property manager. Whether it’s a splash of salad dressing, a drop of barbeque sauce, or a full assault of coffee, stains happen. They happen to the cautious as well as the careless and usually when we least expect...

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Routine Maintenance Advice

These Tips will keep your Home energy-efficient and in good order. The following checklist will help you to preserve and protect your Home and appliances. Orlando property Manager Morgan Property Solutions recommends you should perform a full maintenance checkup at least twice a year, i.e. Spring and Fall.     A/C filters Replace A/C filters monthly (or rinse washable filters) and remove debris...

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Quick fixes and repair tips

Calling a technician out to fix something in your home is costly and time consuming, says Orlando property management professional, Oliver Overton-Morgan. To help avoid this extra time and expense, there is some simple troubleshooting you can do before calling out a professional.   Here are some common quick fixes and minor repairs you can do to help prevent delays and extra costs due to minor...

When the rate goes up, you need to know this.

It’s not “if” the mortgage rate goes up but “when” the rate goes up; it could make a big difference for some buyers. Freddie Mac predicts that mortgage rates will be at 4.5% a year from now. If buyers can afford a home with higher interest rates, it means higher payments. Higher payments might mean they won’t have the money to spend on other things like furniture or improvements to the home...

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