Vacation Home Buying Guide

Vacation Home Buying Guide

Robin Raiff Blog, Indian River County, Sebastian, Vero Beach

Are vacation homes catching your eyes these days? The demand for second homes has increased in the last few years and reasons for buying a second home vary, from recreation and vacation enjoyment to investment and development to retirement planning. Did you know that vacation homes sales made up 21% of residential transactions in 2014? Well look no further because we’ve put together a few tips to consider when buying your second home or vacation home below! Know your numbers.   It’s easy to consider buying a second/vacation home but make sure it is the best financial decision before you start looking and get your hopes up. Crunching your numbers is a crucial beginning for anyone considering to purchase a …

5 Ways to Extend Summer into the Fall Season

5 Ways to Extend Summer into the Fall Season – Florida Style

Robin Raiff Blog, Florida Lifestyle, Indian River County, Sebastian, Things to Do, Vero Beach

The end of summer is always bittersweet. Boat and beach days subside while fall sports and events become the focal point. We all know how fortunate we are to live in a location that allows us to take our summer activities well into fall, but sometimes, we forget to take advantage of this! Here are a few tips to extend summer into the fall season – Florida style!  1. Wear White: We know the saying, no white after Labor Day. But does that really apply to us down here in South Florida? Worried about white? Try cream undertones and you’ll be just fine. 2. Be social. There are tons of places in Vero Beach still offering summer specials and now is the time to take …