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Stay Aggressive During the Homebuying Journey
Posted on 01/19/2020
Stay Aggressive During the Homebuying Journey
Buying a home may prove to be challenging, regardless of where you decide to search for a house. However, if you are aggressive in your pursuit of your dream residence, you could speed up your home search. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stay aggressive during your quest to find your dream house. 1....
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What to Expect When Selling Your High-Performance Home
Posted on 01/12/2020
What to Expect When Selling Your High-Performance Home
Photo by rawpixel via Pixabay A high-performance home is one that operates efficiently, and saves you -- the homeowner -- significant costs in heating, cooling and more. When it comes time to sell a home of this type, the price point is typically higher -- up to 3.4 percent. High-performance homes are in demand today, and if you've...
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2479 Sonoma Drive W, Nokomis, FL 34275 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/10/2020
2479 Sonoma Drive W, Nokomis, FL 34275 is now new to the market!
"Jewel-Box" and "Pride of Ownership" best describe this custom built home. 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, beautifully landscaped pool home on corner lot, overlooking preserve and pond. Enjoy watching nature from your lanai. Split floor-plan with southerly exposure. Owner has made many updates; most lights converted to LED, newer washer/dryer, microwave, high end fans, gutters, pool cage, pool-pavers & new epoxy floor in garage. Water-Fountain and Spa convey to buyer. Quiet and friendly neighborhood of only 100 custom homes. Just 2 stop lights to beach, less than 5 minutes to Legacy Trail, very close to shopping, entertainment and new Sarasota...
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Video Tour  - 577 Khyber Lane, Venice, FL 34293
Posted on 01/06/2020
Video Tour - 577 Khyber Lane, Venice, FL 34293
Vacation where you live........Meticulously maintained 3 bedroom, office (or 4th BR), 2.5 bath home with 2 car garage in a cul de sac. This property is located in the esteemed Governor's Green section of The Plantation Golf and Country Club. Split-floor plan with southerly exposure offers an abundance of natural light and spectacular views of the 12th hole of the Championship "Panther" course. Owner has made many updates; new large tile flooring in main areas, newer paint indoor and outside, recessed lighting, new A/C, dishwasher, refrigerator, water heater, kitchen counter tops & carpet in master bedroom. Oversized lanai offers the...
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577 Khyber Lane, Venice, FL 34293 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/06/2020
577 Khyber Lane, Venice, FL 34293 is now new to the market!
Vacation where you live........Meticulously maintained 3 bedroom, office (or 4th BR), 2.5 bath home with 2 car garage in a cul de sac. This property is located in the esteemed Governor's Green section of The Plantation Golf and Country Club. Split-floor plan with southerly exposure offers an abundance of natural light and spectacular views of the 12th hole of the Championship "Panther" course. Owner has made many updates; new large tile flooring in main areas, newer paint indoor and outside, recessed lighting, new A/C, dishwasher, refrigerator, water heater, kitchen counter tops & carpet in master bedroom. Oversized lanai offers the...
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Young or Retired, Many Potential Home Sellers Stay Put
Posted on 01/05/2020
Young or Retired, Many Potential Home Sellers Stay Put
Image by Mudassar Iqbal from Pixabay Construction of affordable starter homes is failing to keep pace with the number of first-time house hunters. At the same time, more homeowners are resisting the siren song of selling to these potential buyers in order to move up or downsize. It's a trend called "rising tenure length." Owners are staying put....
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Can You Buy a Home Without Breaking Your Budget?
Posted on 12/29/2019
Can You Buy a Home Without Breaking Your Budget?
A home is one of the biggest purchases that an individual can make in his or her lifetime. It also may prove to be expensive, particularly for those who fail to plan ahead for the property buying journey. There is no need to break your budget to acquire your dream residence. In fact, there are many quick, easy ways...
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Prevent and Control Squash Bugs in Your Garden
Posted on 12/22/2019
Prevent and Control Squash Bugs in Your Garden
Image by wagrati_photo from Pixabay If you have pumpkins or winter and summer squash in your garden, there is a chance that squash bugs will find their ways into your planter beds. Squash bugs are pests that can wreak havoc on your vegetables, especially winter squash and pumpkin. Their attacks are not limited to gourds, they also target...
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Do You Need to Revise Your Home Selling Plan?
Posted on 12/15/2019
Do You Need to Revise Your Home Selling Plan?
If you want to achieve the best-possible results during the house selling journey, you need to be flexible. Because if your initial home selling strategy fails to deliver the desired results, you need to be ready to make adjustments. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you revamp your home selling strategy. 1. Analyze the Local...
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Is It Easy to Buy a House?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Is It Easy to Buy a House?
Entering the real estate market and buying your dream home may seem simple at first. However, problems may arise that make it tough to secure your ideal house at a price that matches your budget. When it comes to finding the right home at the right price, it helps to prepare. Fortunately, we're here to help you get ready...
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Should You Accept an Offer to Purchase Your Florida Luxury Home?
Posted on 12/01/2019
Should You Accept an Offer to Purchase Your Florida Luxury Home?
If you receive an offer to purchase a luxury home in Lake Worth, St. Augustine or any other Florida city or town, it is important to evaluate your options closely. That way, you can make an informed decision about a homebuying proposal. Ultimately, there are many reasons why you may want to accept an offer to purchase your Florida...
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Garden Favorites to Increase Your Curb Appeal
Posted on 11/24/2019
Garden Favorites to Increase Your Curb Appeal
Photo by Helga_SM via Shutterstock When you begin to revamp your yard or garden, there comes a time to decide what exactly you’ll be growing. You’ll want plants that are hearty, beautiful and fragrant to grace your yard. Choose Hearty First, you can begin by planting ground-cover roses. These bountiful, low-growing rose varieties can provide plenty of flowers...
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