Monthly Archives: July 2014

    • August Community Events in Alachua County

      August 1st -3rd

      2014 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

      Tax Free Weekends where you can shop for Back to School Supplies and you won’t pay state sales tax on specific items. Each state has a different list of requirements for what is included in the Tax Free Weekend, most states include Clothing, School Supplies, Books, Computers and more.

      August 1st – August 31st

      FREE Adoption at the Alachua County Shelter
      Alachua County Animal Services,
      3400 NE 53rd Avenue in Gainesville

      Through the month of August, all adoptions are free, and include spay/neuter, current vaccinations, Alachua County License, test for heartworms or feline leukemia, free first local vet visit, and a microchip. Adopt a pet – Save a life.

      Written by Michelle Schibuola
    • 6 Tips for Moving with Kids

      In the last 12 years, my husband and I have purchased and sold three homes locally and done all the moving on our own or with the help of a few friends. However, our most recent move was a little more interesting. We had two little people to add to the chaos and it became significantly more challenging. Not to mention all the extra “stuff” that comes with along with having children.

      Written by Michelle Schibuola
    • The Benefits of Purchasing a Home Warranty

      Have you ever driven by a home for sale and seen a real estate sign that displays “Home Warranty Included” and wondered exactly what that means? A home warranty is an insurance policy which protects both the buyer and seller from the day the home is listed on the market until one year after the closing date. It covers different types of household items and major appliances in case they break down or need to be replaced. It’s piece of mind for both the buyer and the seller and can make an unforeseen expensive repair or replacement cost next to nothing.

      Written by Michelle Schibuola
    • Tips for a Greener Home

      Want to save money and help the environment at the same time? Follow these easy tips to help put the green in your home AND your wallet:

      • Add up to 12 of your energy bills and divide the total in half, and that’s about what it costs to heat and cool your home. That’s right, your central air conditioner and heater (called HVAC) – whether it’s in your garage, a closet or the attic – costs you and the planet more than ALL of your other appliances combined. So how we use this important appliance makes a big green difference.

      Written by Admin