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Pros and Cons of Buying a Condominium
Posted on 04/05/2020
Pros and Cons of Buying a Condominium
Image by Wayne Feickert from Pixabay Whether you are buying a condo as a starter home, downsizing or if you just don’t like taking care of a yard, a condo might be the perfect situation for you. However, even with the plus of not having to maintain a yard, condos do have other pros and cons. Low Maintenance...
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3 Tips for Moving Across the Country
Posted on 03/29/2020
3 Tips for Moving Across the Country
Photo by Erika Wittlieb via Pixabay Have you ever made a move across the country? While this is a huge step, it can be extremely rewarding. Whether you’re moving for a job or you just want a fresh start, the whole process can be stressful and very expensive. However, there are some tips to consider that can help...
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Another Property Sold - 10427 55TH Court E, Parrish, FL 34219
Posted on 03/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 10427 55TH Court E, Parrish, FL 34219
Rush to see this new lakefront listing in Harrison Ranch because a home this immaculate at this price won't last long in today’s market! Pride of ownership is beautifully reflected in this 2164 square foot 3 bedroom home which includes a large bonus room, 2 baths and a 2 car garage on a lakefront lot with preserve views. This coastal living inspired home features $10,000 in upgrades, including tile throughout (no carpet), lush privacy landscaping, tile backsplash, new ceiling fans, light and bright paint colors, granite countertops, interior laundry room with storage cabinets and underground pet fence. Home chefs will delight in the...
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How to Tackle Homebuying Challenges
Posted on 03/22/2020
How to Tackle Homebuying Challenges
The homebuying journey may prove to be difficult, and assorted challenges may arise that make it tough to quickly find and buy your dream house. Whether it's encountering problems during a home inspection or negotiating a house price with a property seller, there is no telling what may happen during your pursuit of your dream home. However, if you...
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5 Facts About Severe Weather Damage & Homeowners Insurance
Posted on 03/15/2020
5 Facts About Severe Weather Damage & Homeowners Insurance
Photo by Peter from Pexels When everyday people take out a homeowners' insurance policy, there is an expectation that you enjoy secure coverage in the event of a loss. That sigh of relief many people experience when signing off on a policy may be an illusion, to some extent. That’s because not every severe weather event is covered...
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Get Your Florida Luxury House Buyer-Ready
Posted on 03/08/2020
Get Your Florida Luxury House Buyer-Ready
If you want to list your luxury home in Fort Lauderdale, Tampa Bay or elsewhere in Florida, it generally is a good idea to get your residence buyer-ready. That way, you can increase the likelihood of enjoying a successful Sunshine State luxury house selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you quickly get your...
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Tips to Reduce Damage to Your Windows During a Storm
Posted on 03/01/2020
Tips to Reduce Damage to Your Windows During a Storm
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay The windows in your home not only supply security while allowing fresh air and natural light to filter in, but they are also essential to keeping energy costs down and they contribute to the overall value of your home. During a windstorm, here are some ways you can protect your entire home as...
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What Make a Condo Rental in Miami so Attractive ?
Posted on 02/23/2020
What Make a Condo Rental in Miami so Attractive ?
Photo by Manuel Leon via Pixabay Miami, the Cruise Capital of the World, is a bustling, exciting place to be. Boasting the busiest cruise port in the world, as well as the nation's third-tallest skyline, Miami will fascinate you with its mecca of interesting people and culture. If you haven't yet placed Miami on your bucket list of...
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Step-by-Step: Creating a Cubby Bookshelf
Posted on 02/16/2020
Step-by-Step: Creating a Cubby Bookshelf
Photo by SuperJHS via Pixabay In the modern home, nothing combines practicality and style like a cubby bookshelf. Children can keep books or toys organized. They set the perfect backdrop for a display of photos, figurines, delicate dishes or other collectibles. And if you size them right, just add some baskets to turn some of your shelves into...
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Can You Afford a Second House?
Posted on 02/09/2020
Can You Afford a Second House?
If you have always wanted to own a second home in the mountains, near the beach or just about anywhere else, now may be the ideal time to transform your dream into a reality. The housing market offers many opportunities for property buyers – even those who already own a residence. If you understand what it takes to navigate...
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1055 Gulf Of Mexico Drive #106, Longboat Key, FL 34228 now has a new price of $8,500!
Posted on 02/08/2020
1055 Gulf Of Mexico Drive #106, Longboat Key, FL 34228 now has a new price of $8,500!
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. 1 guest bedroom has twin beds and the other a king bed, and TV's in each...
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2425 Gulf Of Mexico Drive #9B, Longboat Key, FL 34228 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/08/2020
2425 Gulf Of Mexico Drive #9B, Longboat Key, FL 34228 is now new to the market!
AVAILABLE SEASON 2021. This stunning 9th floor unit offers direct Gulf views from the moment you walk through the front door. Meticulously updated and featuring ALL NEW turnkey furnishings, the floor to ceiling windows fill the whole unit with natural light & an open floor plan provides amazing views of the sparkling waters from every angle. Picture yourself on the balcony taking in mesmerizing sunsets from the comfort of your chaise lounge or fixing a meal in the stunning kitchen featuring quartz counters, stainless steel appliances & breakfast bar. The split plan includes a huge master bedroom with incredible water views from the king size...
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