Kelly Jo Schmidt's Blog

Posted on 01/29/2023
Homebuying guide: The basics of buying your dream home
Whether you're new to real estate or a seasoned expert,...
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Posted on 01/22/2023
How to Make Your Backyard Safer
Your backyard offers the ideal place to spend time outside. However, if you're planning on getting plenty of use out of your backyard, you should make sure it doesn't have hazards that could be harmful to you and your household, including your pets. Here are a few ways you can make your backyard a safer place: Switch to...
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Posted on 01/15/2023
Sweat Equity & Your Home Improvement: Pros & Cons
If you’re thinking about buying a fixer-upper or are interested in flipping homes, it’s important to understand sweat equity. This concept has to do with the time and effort you put into improving a property. Because it’s not based on dollar amounts, it's difficult to calculate. However, there are major pros and cons to investing your time as...
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Posted on 01/08/2023
Throw a great outdoor dinner party on a budget
If you want to throw an outdoor dinner party without...
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Posted on 01/06/2023
Video Tour - 3610 S Ocean Boulevard #402, South Palm Beach, FL 33480
This beautifully updated luxury 2/2 ocean view condo is light and bright with expansive ocean and pool views. Upgraded with porcelain tile throughout, coffered ceilings, a chef inspired kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a full size washer dryer and impact glass. Both bathrooms have floor to ceiling marble, and each bedroom has custom walk in closets. The highly sought after Dune Deck is a full service amenity ocean front building including covered garage parking, 24 hour doorman security, heated pool, and fitness center. Walking distance to Eau hotel and spa, local restaurants and grocery. A short drive to Ocean Ave's quaint...
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Posted on 01/06/2023
3610 S Ocean Boulevard #402, South Palm Beach, FL 33480 is now new to the market!
This beautifully updated luxury 2/2 ocean view condo is light and bright with expansive ocean and pool views. Upgraded with porcelain tile throughout, coffered ceilings, a chef inspired kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a full size washer dryer and impact glass. Both bathrooms have floor to ceiling marble, and each bedroom has custom walk in closets. The highly sought after Dune Deck is a full service amenity ocean front building including covered garage parking, 24 hour doorman security, heated pool, and fitness center. Walking distance to Eau hotel and spa, local restaurants and grocery. A short drive to Ocean Ave's quaint...
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Posted on 01/05/2023
Another Property Rented - 1748 Jupiter Cove Drive #118, Jupiter, FL 33469
2/2 direct Intracoastal condo in the desirable gated community of Jupiter Cove. Marina and Intracoastal water views. Amenities include heated pool, fitness room, pickleball/tennis courts, Pelican Park w tiki bar, tables and grills, kayak and paddleboard...
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Posted on 01/01/2023
Intruders: Quick and Easy Ways to Keep Your Home Secure
No matter how safe your neighborhood is, it's still important to protect it from break-ins. How can you deter intruders from coming into your yard and attempting to break into your home? The following safety tips can help you discourage intruders from targeting your home. Keep Valuable Items Out of View Intruders sometimes target houses when they can...
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Posted on 12/30/2022
Video Tour - 3610 S Ocean 402 Boulevard #402, South Palm Beach, FL 33480
Beautifully updated luxury ocean view condo available immediately for 4 month minimum rental. Dune Deck is a full service amenity ocean front building including covered garage parking, 24 hour doorman security, heated pool, hot tub, and fitness center. Walking distance to Eau hotel and spa, Publix and a short drive to Ocean Ave's quaint shops and...
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Posted on 12/30/2022
3610 S Ocean 402 Boulevard #402, South Palm Beach, FL 33480 is now new to the market!
Beautifully updated luxury ocean view condo available immediately for 4 month minimum rental. Dune Deck is a full service amenity ocean front building including covered garage parking, 24 hour doorman security, heated pool, hot tub, and fitness center. Walking distance to Eau hotel and spa, Publix and a short drive to Ocean Ave's quaint shops and...
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Posted on 12/25/2022
3 Secrets & hacks for home cleaning
Homeowners are always finding hacks for home cleaning to make the process more efficient. Sometimes smart hacks can save you money, too. Here is a list of some of the best home cleaning hacks: Use dryer sheets for dusting There's no need for fancy dusters when you have regular fabric softener sheets available. Using dryer sheets is an...
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Posted on 12/18/2022
Assuming a VA Loan: Benefits & Drawbacks to Consider
Assuming a loan allows you to take over the mortgage of another homeowner. Doing so allows you to skip the long, expensive process of applying for a brand new mortgage. While there's still paperwork involved, it can be a very convenient option. Assuming a VA loan has its own set of specific pros and cons for military buyers...
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