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Posted on 08/13/2020
577 Khyber Lane, Venice, FL 34293 now has a new price of $474,900!
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 offers an abundance of natural light and spectacular views of the 11th 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 perfect entertaining...
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Posted on 08/12/2020
627 W Michigan Drive, Venice, FL 34293 is now new to the market!
Live the "Florida-Lifestyle". Beautiful pool home offers 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 2 Car Garage, with Privacy Fence around side & backyard. Gorgeous bonus room with lots of natural light and view of pool area. This home is located on an over-sized corner lot in highly sought after Venice Gardens community...with no HOA. Great location.....close to Florida Gulf beaches, easy access to I-75, Venice Island featuring Downtown Venice Main Street, YMCA, multiple golf courses, shopping, restaurants. Residents of Venice Gardens may have the option to join the Venice Gardens HOA to have access to pool and community center. Beaches are only 5...
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Posted on 08/09/2020
Why You Should Consider Bench Footing
Photo by Tierra Mallorca on Unsplash When buying an older home, you might wonder how to get more livable space out of that low-ceiling basement. There are two ways to gain height: raise the foundation or lower the floor. Raising the foundation requires lifting the entire home off its current foundation, building a new foundation, and resettling the...
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Posted on 08/08/2020
Another Property Sold - 2479 Sonoma Drive W, Nokomis, FL 34275
"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; new interior paint, new guest BR flooring, 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...
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Posted on 08/06/2020
0 Pinto Circle, Nokomis, FL 34275 is now new to the market!
"Country Living" in town.....only 2 stop lights to beach. Build your custom Dream-Home on this 1 acre property that shares large pond. More than enough room to accommodate your boat, RV, work-shop. One of the few remaining lots in highly desirable Mission Valley Estates. "A" rated schools, new Sarasota Memorial Hospital, 5 minute bike ride to Legacy Trail, 2 golf courses less than 5 minutes away. Terrific location, wonderful neighborhood,...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
Putting Your Home on the Market Soon? Here's How to Appeal to Millennial Buyers
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you've recently made the decision to put your home on the market in the near future, you're probably already aware that the Millennial generation has a reputation for being a bit different from their counterparts of the past. For instance, you may have heard that this generation is putting off home ownership...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
How to Choose the Best Garden Structure for Your Home
Photo by Skitterphoto from Pexels Outdoor garden structures can provide you with seating, shade and even a bit of shelter from the rain, depending on which type you choose. Although these structures serve a practical purpose, they’re available in a wide range of decorative styles and designs that can enhance your garden’s appearance. How do you know which...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Southeast Florida: Ideal for Young Families
Image by Sasin Tipchai from Pixabay Did you know that two of the top five school districts in Florida are located in the Southeast area? Miami-Dade County Public Schools are repeatedly among the top in the nation, partly because they're among the few to offer international studies and bilingual education. Broward County Public Schools are a close second....
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Why You Should Get a Home Inspection
Image by Shahid Abdullah from Pixabay A home inspection is a service that’s usually paid for by the buyer in a real estate transaction, and you have the option to forgo this when you’re purchasing a house. In almost every situation, however, real estate agents recommend getting a home inspection. Here’s why an inspection is so important. What...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
I dream of beaches ... Miami style
Photo by Randall Beauchamp via Pixabay Who doesn’t like being able to wake up to beautiful beaches? What about gathering friends and family and heading over to the beach for a day filled with fun? Those are the perks of living in Miami. From the beaches in the south part of the city all the way up the...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
5 Hacks and Tips for Healthy Houseplants          
Photo by Huy Phan from Pexels Caring for houseplants is not always as easy as it may seem. The benefits of plants in a home cannot be overestimated. They brighten up your home and give it a natural feel. Houseplants can help you get rid of airborne toxins keeping your indoor air quality at its best. Keep reading...
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Posted on 06/25/2020
Another Property Sold - 1439 Vermeer Drive, Nokomis, FL 34275
One of the last remaining lots in Sorrento Woods. Come by and see this lovely flat, cleared lot with a 50' privacy buffer at the rear of the property. You have access to the community boat ramp, playground and picnic area . You will be centrally located and be minutes from all that the area has to offer. This beautiful Property, on which to build your dream home, awaits your...
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