It’s Time to File for Florida Homestead Exemption!

File For Your Florida Homestead Exemption Now! What is Florida Homestead Exemption? If you purchased a home in from S&D Real Estate Services in 2016 to use as your primary residence, then you are one of the lucky families who get to file for Florida Homestead Exemption. Homestead exemption means that you pay property taxes… Continue reading It’s Time to File for Florida Homestead Exemption!

Home Maintenance Tasks You Need to Tackle in November

Even though Florida is lucky enough to not experience the snow winters the north faces, we still get pretty bone-chillingly cold down here. So before it gets too cold to work outside, take the month to button up your home for the weather to come. We also know you’re busy, so we have taken the… Continue reading Home Maintenance Tasks You Need to Tackle in November

Lakeland Local Spotlight: YLakeland

This week’s Lakeland Local Spotlight is on YLakeland. YLakeland is an initiative of the Lakeland Economic Development Council that connects young professionals in college to opportunities and events happening around Lakeland. Each semester YLakeland tasks a college student to capture the latest news around Lakeland. The focal points of these stories reflect the interests of… Continue reading Lakeland Local Spotlight: YLakeland

Local Spotlight: CPS Investment Advisors

This week for S&D Real Estate Services local spotlight  we will take a look at CPS Investment Advisors, located in the heart of Downtown Lakeland at 205 East Orange Street. CPS Investment Advisors began right here in Lakeland, Florida in 1975, by Chas P. Smith. In the beginning, they offered traditional tax and accounting services with… Continue reading Local Spotlight: CPS Investment Advisors

School District Home Buying Benefits

Living in a good Florida school district doesn’t just bring better teachers, books, and test scores, it also can help keep home values and make sure faster resale rates. It is a smart move to consider the Florida school district quality in your home buying decision, although there are pros and cons to buying in… Continue reading School District Home Buying Benefits