Bill Cantrell's Blog

Posted on 02/28/2021
Why You Need to List Your Florida Luxury Residence Today
Believe it or not, now may be the ideal time to add your luxury home in Coral Gables, Tampa Bay or any other Florida city or town to the housing market. In fact, there are many reasons why there may be no time like the present to list your Sunshine State luxury house, such as: 1. You could earn...
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Posted on 02/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 235 Base Avenue E #104, Venice, FL 34285
Live the "Florida Lifestyle"!! Venice Island was named one of Coastal Living’s "Best Places to Live on the Coast" in 2020 and “Happiest Seaside Towns in America” in 2015. Walk to the beach or golf course from this gorgeous, well appointed 3 BR, 2 Bath condominium. Numerous upgrades throughout.....Granite, All-Wood Cabinetry, Large 18" Tile Flooring, Base Molding & 7-inch genuine plaster Crown Moldings, Private and keyless One-Car Garage that is attached to unit, Trey Ceilings, Private Laundry Room with full-sized appliances, Oversized Screened Lanai for outdoor dining and entertainment, Wired Sound System and a Community Pool!! Ride...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Benefits of Financing With a Credit Union
Image by annca from Pixabay You’ve finally found the perfect home. It’s got the number of bedrooms you wanted, a spacious kitchen, updated bathrooms, and even a beautiful vegetable garden out back. Now comes the tricky part—how to pay for it. Numerous home buyers find financing their mortgages through a credit union to be a good option. According...
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Posted on 02/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 2200 Calusa Lakes Boulevard, Nokomis, FL 34275
Must see this beautiful home in highly sought-after Calusa Lakes Golf Club community. This Nisley built home offers fine appointments with 3 bedroom, 2 baths, crown molding, granite kitchen counter tops, plantation shutters, built-in cabinetry, recessed lighting, wet bar with wine storage, sizable laundry room, workshop in garage, outdoor in-ground spa, hurricane shutters. This home has been well maintained with newer appliances and AC unit, custom closets, renovated pool and lanai overlooking a lush landscaped backyard retreat. Calusa Lakes is a semi-private golf course community with optional membership and low HOA fees that include...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Creating Your Perfect Luxury Home
Photo by Connoman via Pixabay Sometimes you look at many homes and can’t find the perfect luxury home. When that happens, you might have to get a home that meets every requirement except the one – and then add that feature yourself. Many luxury homes have plenty of room to add additional buildings and water features. When purchasing...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Remodeling with a Larger Budget: Expanding Your Kitchen
Image by ElasticComputeFarm from Pixabay Your house is perfect except for one thing: The kitchen is not even close to being large enough. Those who love to entertain and cook will probably agree that even a 15-foot wide by 20-foot long kitchen isn’t large enough, especially if you don’t have an open floor plan. Once you decide how...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
How and Where to Install Insulation
Image by Lutz Peter from Pixabay Insulation keeps you warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer by reducing either heat coming in or escaping from your home. You might think that adequately insulating a home would be part of the home-building process. But since many new homebuyers don't consider insulation when buying, many home builders only...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
Visit Key West's Fantasy Fest
Image by zamiro from Pixabay With so many events going on all over Florida, it’s easy to forget there’s a little set of islands connected to the tip of the state. Key West is a beautiful place to relax, unwind and rest up to party! Every year during the last week of October, people from all over the...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Tips for Simplifying Your Move to a New Home
Moving to a new home can definitely be labor intensive, but there are plenty of ways to make it easier and less stressful. Creating a priority list of things to do before the moving truck arrives can help ensure that you won't forget important details. If you've chosen a service-oriented moving company, they should provide you with information --...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
2200 Calusa Lakes Boulevard, Nokomis, FL 34275 is now new to the market!
Must see this beautiful home in highly sought-after Calusa Lakes Golf Club community. This Nisley built home offers fine appointments with 3 bedroom, 2 baths, crown molding, granite kitchen counter tops, plantation shutters, built-in cabinetry, recessed lighting, wet bar with wine storage, sizable laundry room, workshop in garage, outdoor in-ground spa, hurricane shutters. This home has been well maintained with newer appliances and AC unit, custom closets, renovated pool and lanai overlooking a lush landscaped backyard retreat. Calusa Lakes is a semi-private golf course community with optional membership and low HOA fees that include...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
3 Easy DIY Wall Decor Pieces
Photo by Jasmin Schreiber on Unsplash If you have a little extra time and a few craft supplies, creating something impressive for your home is not as hard as it sounds. Check out three simple DIY wall decor pieces that no one would ever guess are homemade. Popsicle Stick Shelf You can pick up popsicle sticks in bulk...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Why Do I Need a Selling Agent?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There is a lot of discussion today about whether or not a real estate agent is necessary for the most successful sale of your home. You may have all the required skills and experience to handle it yourself, but that’s hard to figure out if you don’t know what a real estate...
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