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Breath New Life Into an Ailing Fence
Posted on 12/08/2019
Breath New Life Into an Ailing Fence
Photo by Atner Yegorov via Pixabay Do you have an old fence that has good bones but nonetheless is detracting from the overall aesthetic of your outdoor living space? If so, consider giving the fence a facelift rather than tearing it down and replacing it with a brand-new version. You don't have to be a professional fence contractor...
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How to Tackle Home Selling Challenges
Posted on 12/01/2019
How to Tackle Home Selling Challenges
Home sellers may encounter problems as they try to get the best prices for their residences. Fortunately, there are lots of things that sellers can do to reduce or eliminate hurdles that otherwise may slow down the house selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you tackle various home selling hurdles. 1. Analyze the...
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Green Tips: Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Solutions
Posted on 11/24/2019
Green Tips: Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Solutions
Homemade cleaning solutions aren't just effective. They're also free of irritating chemicals, gentle on delicate surfaces, and easy on the environment. Here are a few recipes for making your own cleaning solutions. Natural Wood Polish This is a classic mix: In a small cup, mix one part olive oil to one part lemon juice. Now, use a soft...
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Florida Is More Than Just Golf, Beaches, and Balmy Weather
Posted on 11/17/2019
Florida Is More Than Just Golf, Beaches, and Balmy Weather
It's common knowledge that a sedentary lifestyle can speed up the aging process, contribute to a variety of health problems, and undermine one's overall quality of life. So why are unhealthy lifestyles so prevalent in this country?Americans who live in snowy climates do have somewhat of a legitimate excuse for being sedentary four months of the year: tons of...
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What You Should Know to Rent a Moving Container
Posted on 11/10/2019
What You Should Know to Rent a Moving Container
If you are planning for a move, hiring a truck is one of the first things that comes to mind. However, trucks are not the only means to transport your belongings. Have you ever heard of a Moving Container? A Moving container is a portable and durable storage unit that you can use to carry your stuff to...
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How Can You Become a Persistent Home Seller?
Posted on 11/03/2019
How Can You Become a Persistent Home Seller?
Persistence may prove to be exceedingly important to a home seller. In fact, a persistent home seller may be better equipped than others to reap the benefits of a fast, profitable property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you become a persistent home seller. 1. Analyze the Real Estate Market Persistence and confidence...
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Tips For Successful Mortgage Closing
Posted on 10/27/2019
Tips For Successful Mortgage Closing
Pick a date The best time to set a closing date is at the end of the month as interest at the table is at its lowest then, and you'll want to pick a closing date around the same time your current lease is set to lapse. Take your time The conclusion of the closing means you have...
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How to Expedite the Home Selling Journey
Posted on 10/20/2019
How to Expedite the Home Selling Journey
The home selling journey may prove to be long and arduous, particularly for those who fail to plan ahead. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to expedite the house selling cycle and quickly achieve your desired results. Let's take a look at three tips to help you accelerate the home selling journey. 1. Understand Your Target Audience...
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How to Shop at a Farmers Market
Posted on 10/13/2019
How to Shop at a Farmers Market
A farmer's market is a meeting point where farmers sell foods or freshly produced cheeses or meats for human consumption which may be located indoors or outdoors to make customers comfortable. There are bountiful reasons to shop at the farmers' market due to the availability of fresh vegetables and fruits. At a farmers’ market, you’ll even find prepared...
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How to Get Started With Meal Prep
Posted on 10/06/2019
How to Get Started With Meal Prep
What steps does it take to plan and execute a make-ahead meal plan? You need a desire to take on a big project. Along with planning what meal recipes you will use you will need to prepare for the grocery shopping trip. You will need a prepping and cooking game plan for the day you put these meals...
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Let's Dispel Some Old Mortgage Myths
Posted on 09/29/2019
Let's Dispel Some Old Mortgage Myths
Myths are lies that are perceived to be true. Like every other industry in the world that has myths surrounding them, the real estate industry has its tales. People have ideas in their head about the mortgage industry that are not true. If you are buying a house and all you feel is happiness, then you might be...
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Another Property Sold - 4104 Hearthstone Drive, Sarasota, FL 34238
Posted on 09/28/2019
Another Property Sold - 4104 Hearthstone Drive, Sarasota, FL 34238
Pass through the secure gates of Huntington Pointe on the Palmer Ranch and a tropical paradise awaits its new owner looking for an "island life" vibe. Complete with private tiki bar, sparkling pool and lakeside patio, this beautifully updated home features a split plan with 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths. Whole house replumbed, AC 5 yrs old, security system, stunning Exotic African-Walnut hard wood floors prominent throughout the home. The updated kitchen is a cook's delight! Open sight lines to the family room, pool and lake allow the host to enjoy friends and family during meal prep. Granite counters, tumbled marble backsplash, breakfast...
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