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Lori Madden, MANGROVE REALTY ASSOCIATES
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Struggling with Dinnertime Prep?
Posted on 07/21/2019
Struggling with Dinnertime Prep?
The struggle of what to feed the family is real. You may be that person who has the meal plan written out for two weeks at a time with the grocery list and coupons all aligned. But if you are like most people you are flying by the seat of your pants most evenings and smelling the leftovers...
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Organization Ideas for Your Kitchen
Posted on 07/14/2019
Organization Ideas for Your Kitchen
Keeping a clean and reasonably organized kitchen is essential for those wanting to prepare food at home quickly. Finding your kitchen comfortable to work in and maintain will help keep you motivated to cook instead of caving to ordering in or going out to eat. It may seem simple, but many people just put things in different cupboards...
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Making Your Home Eco-Friendly
Posted on 07/07/2019
Making Your Home Eco-Friendly
When it comes to sustainable living and environmental conservation, everyone has a little part to play. With an eco-friendlier home, you can save water, save energy, save money and ultimately save the environment. All these without compromising beauty or quality. Here are a few ideas on making your home a little eco-friendlier that you may want to try...
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1055 Gulf Of Mexico Drive #106, Longboat Key, FL 34228 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/06/2019
1055 Gulf Of Mexico Drive #106, Longboat Key, FL 34228 is now new to the market!
NEW ON THE MARKET! AVAILABLE BEGINNING AUGUST 1ST & SEASON 2020! With recent upscale renovation from the studs in, enjoy unobstructed direct gulf views from this turnkey furnished 3 bed/2 bath beauty. Light and bright corner unit provides a sleek modern aesthetic with sparkling kitchen featuring quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, full size washer/dryer, breakfast bar, LED lighting, oversized porcelain tile floors and raised ceilings throughout. Relax in the expansive great room that leads out to the wrap around terrace with a coveted walk out staircase that’ll have you on the beach in seconds without waiting for the elevator....
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Another Property Sold - 1055 Gulf Of Mexico Drive #106, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Posted on 07/02/2019
Another Property Sold - 1055 Gulf Of Mexico Drive #106, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Dazzling Gulf views abound from this completely renovated, direct-Gulf, three bedroom residence. Walk directly down from the terrace to the Gulf sands. This beach home has been entirely reimagined with an open kitchen, raised ceilings, new windows and sliders, and new AC and water heater. The calming, neutral decor is enhanced by designer finishes, including oversized porcelain tile, LED Lighting, high-end fixtures, and the latest in home electronics, all selected to create a timelessly modern ambiance perfectly suited to beach...
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Getting a Handle on the Household Clutter
Posted on 06/30/2019
Getting a Handle on the Household Clutter
The car, entryway, stairs, hallways, bedrooms, closets and cupboards—wherever you look, there it is. Clutter! You dream of life minus the piles, boxes, and bags of stuff. Onto the internet, you go to find that magic formula, the perfect system to tame that clutter chaos. Once in place, you believe your life will be one smooth ride. Four...
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Another Property Sold - 3309 Westerly Lane #1018, Sarasota, FL 34239
Posted on 06/25/2019
Another Property Sold - 3309 Westerly Lane #1018, Sarasota, FL 34239
Here's your opportunity to seize a very affordable maintenance free villa in Village Green! Super clean and move-in ready, this home features 2 bedrooms and 2 baths and updated kitchen cabinets. Wraparound east and south facing sliding glass doors provide plenty of natural light. This villa feels larger than its 1323 sq. ft. due to the large 9 x 30 enclosed Florida Room which provides loads of additional living, dining and entertaining space. Interior utility room offers room for hobbies and additional storage with built in cabinets. Tile roof replaced in 2005, AC replaced in 2009, interior freshly painted and re-carpeted in 2017. Live...
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Handy Tricks on How to Pack Your Suitcase in Thirty Minutes or Less
Posted on 06/23/2019
Handy Tricks on How to Pack Your Suitcase in Thirty Minutes or Less
Packing your suitcase have got to be the most demanding part of your prep. With work, home chores, and other daily routines, the flight you booked a month ago may be upon you in a few minutes. Say you have just thirty minutes to pack your suitcase or miss your flight for good. What do you do? For...
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6 Areas you Should Check out When Buying a Home in Florida
Posted on 06/16/2019
6 Areas you Should Check out When Buying a Home in Florida
The most crucial point of real estate is location. If you are looking to move to Florida, then it pays to know the best places to check out. When looking to buy a house in Florida, check out this list: Pembroke Park Pembroke Park is a city situated in Broward County, Florida. Popularly known for its beautiful landscape,...
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Why Should a Buyer Purchase Your Residence?
Posted on 06/09/2019
Why Should a Buyer Purchase Your Residence?
As a home seller, it is important to make your house a must-have for buyers. Otherwise, your home may linger on the real estate market for an extended period of time. Worst of all, you may struggle to optimize your house sale earnings. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to make your house an attractive option...
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Learning to be Financially Responsible
Posted on 06/02/2019
Learning to be Financially Responsible
Budgeting is not always an easy chore to keep up with but making sure you are aware of where your money goes, and how much you need to cover your monthly expenses, is something you need to be on top of. If you are in a relationship and share the finances, then budgeting gets that much more challenging....
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Ways to Avoid Cabin Fever
Posted on 05/26/2019
Ways to Avoid Cabin Fever
During certain times in the year, it might be less desirable to be outside, and we may find ourselves feeling stuck in the house. How do you get out and enjoy your community without having to be out of doors? One great way is to plug into your areas museums, galleries, and other local indoor attractions. Months of...
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