Open House Weekend

This beautiful totally renovated 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom home offers open liveng and a large fence backyard for privacy. There is no HOA bring your boat or RV! This gem is located in Jensen Beachat 1447 NE Cedar St. and is close to shopping and schools. We recently had a price improvement on this property and it is now offered at $273,800. Contact Jay or Jill Keegan for more information.


Open House January 19th and 20th 1-4 pm.

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5 Fun Martin County Events in August

If you are looking for 5 Fun events to attend in Martin County this month. We have some suggestions!

1. Backpack GiveAway

August 4th

More than 700 Backpacks will be given away for free from 8am-12pm.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 5150 S. E. Railway Ave

Port Salerno, FL 34997

2. Stuart Green Market

Every Sunday 9am-1pm.

Located in the heart of Downtown Stuart

3. Sunday Jazz

Sundays 2pm-5pm

Notes Music Room and Winebar, 872 S. Colorado Ave, Stuart, FL 34994

4. Dawn Patrol Yoga

August 4, 12 & 25th

Saturday 8am weather permitting. Class if offered by donation, bring towel and water. Great for all levels!

Stuart Beach

889 NE Ocean Blvd

Stuart, Fl 34996

5. Weekly Bingo

August 3-30 Friday Mornings Doors open at 9:...


5 Fall Festivals in the Stuart Area


1. Oktoberfest Street Festival - If you can't make it to Germany's festival in Munich. Go to Sailfish Brewing Company on Oct. 7 for beer, music, food and more.

2. Brewtal Fest - This event features 13 bands on two stages, an outdoor halfpipe, a costume contest and more. This event will be held Oct. 13 at Brew.etarian.

3. Marine and Wildlife Art and Craft Festival - This festival will be held in Vero Beach, with a variety of work by local artists including photography, acrylic, and oil painting. There will also be jewelry, clothing, woodcarving and more. Oct 14 to Oct. 15.

4. Palm City Fall Fest - Pick pumpkins, take a pictures with scarecrows and enjoy the car show. Palm City Fall Fest Oct ...


Smaller Homes Gaining Popularity

A recent article in the Indianapolis Star entitled "Homeowners no longer have a taste for McMansions" attests to the changing demands of today's buyers. Their studies showed homes in the 5,000 square foot and higher range exceeding 100 days average on the market.

There's no doubt that a majority of "boomers" with kids grown and gone on down to the "millennials" who when they do decide to buy, choose functionality over size. These monster houses may just be less important to buyers of the future.


Our market here on Florida's east coast, offers many options from custom homes 2500 to 3500 square feet , having great outdoor living space and pools to smaller zero lot line homes, some in gated com...


5 Secret Sources of Down Payment Money

Whether you are planning to put down a full 20 percent or pulling together the cash for a 3.5 percent down payment for an FHA loan, your down payment might be the biggest single cash expenditure you ever make. Some scrimp and save for years, while others can ready the cash with less difficulty, but no buyer in the history of home buying has ever said they have too much down payment money.
Here's an insider secret: many buyers have a treasure trove of down payment resources at their disposal, hidden in plain sight. Here's a map to this hidden treasure – a handful of frequently-overlooked sources of down payment funds.
1. Your budget's biggest line items. Home buying is one of those push-m...


5 Steps Smart Sellers Take to Generate Multiple Offers

Home sales (and values) have been on a strong uptick nationwide thanks to low interest rates, freer lending standards and a drop in the foreclosure rate. Sellers everywhere are breathing a giant, collective sigh of relief! But for all of the buyer activity, it seems like most houses sit on one end of two extremes: they either get snatched up the moment they hit the market (with multiple offers and an above-asking sale price) or seem to languish on the market without an offer in sight.
All sellers aspire to be on the multiple-offer end of the spectrum. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to make that happen. Here are five tips to move your listing in to the multiple offers zone.

1. Price ...