florida home watch Tag

A few weeks ago, one of our clients was on the phone with a cousin who had recently bought a vacation home about 30 minutes south of Sarasota. He and his wife had just arrived in Florida, he said, adding that they would be spending the week readying the house, hiring

Your home is likely among your most valuable assets. Consequently, when you’re not around to watch it yourself, it’s good idea to have it checked in on. If you plan to leave town for a weekend, yes, you can ask your neighbors to drop in. But if you plan on traveling extensively (or you have a second home in another part of the country, you may want to hire a home watch service.

If your home ensures water damage in the upcoming hurricane season, there are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind. First, regardless as to how bad (or mild) the damage seems to be, you’ll still want to contact your insurance company. For example, one woman we spoke with said was stuck dealing with non-hurricane water damage in mid-April.

Ok. Before we get started, the team at Gulf Shore Home Watch and Concierge agrees that there is no need to rush the holiday season. We also agree that seeing Christmas decorations popping up in retail stores, in September, is entirely ridiculous. However- we also know a good deal when we see it. If you’re going a bit nuts because you feel like you’ve been locked in the house for months, you may have noticed that something quite interesting is happening on the Internet. If you haven’t been using your computer beyond Amazon Prime and grocery store take out, keep reading.

One of the most distressing things a homeowner can experience involves returning to town after a trip or vacation-- and finding out their home has been broken into. Not only does this feel extremely violating, the stress of needing to call the police, file a police...

If you own a vacation property in Southwest Florida, you understand the importance of maintaining that asset. At the same time, it can be hard to keep an eye on that home when you’re hundreds if not thousands of miles away. This is where a home watch...

Kitchen Clean out your medicine cabinet. Leaving excess medication around could lead to substance abuse if it falls into the wrong hands. See if your local police department has a medication drop-off box for safe disposal. Deep clean your fridge and garbage disposal. Nasty germs creep up...

If you discover that you’ve fallen victim to fraud, you must move swiftly and diligently. Additionally, you should obtain copies of items such as police reports, fraud department email correspondence, fraudulent billing documents, related files, and recovery plans. Make a list of every person you’ve...