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It’s time we face the facts. Most of us have been cooped up in our homes for the past 6 months, which means we’ve had plenty of time to browse Amazon, Target.com, and countless other retail websites. If you didn’t spend your time “window shopping,” you’ve likely...

When you own a home in SWFL, there are few things that are scarier than learning that a hurricane is on the way. This is especially true if you’re only in Florida part-time. Hurricanes are known for causing lots and lots of damage. From ripping shingles...

At this point, it’s probably safe to say that everyone is still adjusting to the “new normal” brought on by the coronavirus. Going to the market now involves masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and a hospital-like sterile protocol. State and local governments are recommending people steer clear of non-essential travel. If you’re among the tens of thousands of Americans who sheltering in place in another state, you may be wondering how to

At Gulf Shore Home Watch & Concierge, we’re often asked about the difference between hiring a home watch service and working with a house sitter. One of the biggest differences is that house sitters are generally not licensed, bonded and insured. In this instance, a person...

If you’ve recently purchased a vacation property in Southwest Florida, you may be wondering about the benefits of hiring a home watch company. The answer is a resounding yes.  Why?  Because your new house isn’t just a piece of property- it’s your home away from...

In Southwest Florida, you encounter snowbirds, locals, and vacationers. If you're a snowbird or a local, you're bound to head out of town for the summer. Because of this, your home could be left untended. There is a good solution to this. The answer lies...

The 2018 hurricane season has been predicted to be an active one. Colorado State University has predicted that there will be 14 named storms, 11 being hurricanes and 4 being major (Category 3 or higher) hurricanes. Last year's season was also particularly active, as those...

Seasonal residency is a reality in Southwest Florida. Another reality is that a vacant home is a vulnerable home. There are other occasions beyond break-ins or burglary that Florida homeowners need to be on the lookout for. When your home is empty for multiple months every...