Craig Murrell's Blog Posts

MUST-HAVE TOOLS FOR HOMEOWNERS IN 2019

When you own your home, things are going to break and, unless you want to spend your money on visits from a neighborhood handyman, you’re going to need to fix them yourself. Luckily, you don

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5 CRITERIA FOR PRICING A HOME THIS SUMMER

5 CRITERIA FOR PRICING A HOME THIS SUMMER 1. Location: Homes in the same neighborhood typically follow the same market trends. Comparing your home to another in the same neighborhood is a good

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FIVE PLACES TO INSPECT IN YOUR HOME IN 2019

Our homes require regular maintenance, both to protect our personal safety and to avoid costly repairs. Here are five of the most important items you should check in your home: 1. The fire

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5 SIMPLE STEPS FOR A BETTER HOME APPRAISAL IN 2019

If you’re looking to refinance your home or possibly sell, you’ll need a killer appraisal. A bank will not refinance a home for more than it is worth, and a potential buyer will not pay

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CREATE AN EVACUATION PLAN FOR YOUR PETS 2019

An evacuation plan is a necessity for every home, especially if you live in an area where fires, hurricanes, flooding, and other disasters are a possibility. Many homeowners create evacuation plans

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Some Quick Links That Could Help YOU find a Great Deal in Lakeland

Down below are some "Quick Links" that show you specific list of potential deals. If you're looking for a great deal on a home or an investment property in Lakeland, be sure to bookmark these links

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WHAT SHOULD YOU DO WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR DOWN PAYMENT?

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and

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STAY HEALTHY THIS SUMMER

A few simple tips for improving your personal healthSummer is the time for family vacations and road trips, backyard barbecues, and days at the beach. But as the pace of life slows down after the

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UPSIZING YOUR HOME IN 2019

Unfortunately, our homes don’t always grow with us. What may have initially worked fine for a single person, a young couple’s starter home, or a family with a newborn can quickly become

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