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Posted on 11/22/2020
The Importance of Home Maintenance: Pest Control
Image by dayamay from Pixabay Termites and other wood-destroying organisms can destroy a home in no time. Even if you have stucco on the outside, you have wood under the stucco. If a piece breaks off, termites and other bugs can get inside and destroy the walls. Wood is everywhere in our homes. Even block homes have wood...
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Posted on 11/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 491 Buttonbush Lane, Venice, FL 34293
Unique PRIVATE Location with extraordinary and extensive Western panoramic views on Lake and Preserve! This hidden paradise on a quiet cul-de-sac homesite is for the Buyer who desires the ultimate in Privacy and exclusivity. Spacious with an open floor plan and high ceilings, this 3-bedroom, 2-bedroom, oversized 2 car garage with heated self-cleaning salt water pool with charming fountain has been tastefully renovated in 2019; no more carpet but a mix of ceramic tiles and luxury vinyl floor plank. The inside has been repainted a few months ago. All new kitchen appliances and front-loading washer & dryer in 2019, new windows treatments,...
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Posted on 11/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 112 Wexford Court #137, Venice, FL 34293
Exceptional location for this lovingly well maintained and turnkey furnished villa, in a cul-the-sac with rear huge extensive panoramic views on the lake and the golf course. This home is bright and light, has an extra-large living room perfect for entertaining and could be enclosed to have a private true 3rd Bedroom very easily with 1 Wall re-installed. Owner has completely renovated (2019) the Florida Sunroom which leads out of the kitchen and living room and looks out over the water as well. All flooring has been redone with white marble like ceramic tiles, no carpet any more in this home! The kitchen is spacious with arch access to the...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Ingredients of a Successful Real Estate Search
If you've set a goal of buying your first home within the next year, there are several things you can begin doing now to set the stage for a positive experience. While it pays to familiarize yourself with everything from your credit score to mortgage options, choosing a good real estate agent will prove to be an invaluable advantage...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
How to See Ft. Lauderdale in a Day
Photo by SGD via Pixabay If you’re thinking of relocating to Fort Lauderdale, you may be planning a one-day visit to see the city for yourself. Maybe a move isn’t on the horizon, but your travels are bringing you to this popular city, either because of a cruise or because you’re flying in on your way to another...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
Preparing for a Hurricane--Should You Stay or Should You Go?
Photo by Michael M on Unsplash If you are expecting a Category 3, 4 or 5 hurricane to directly impact your home and immediate area, GO. Obey evacuation orders from local, state or federal agencies and leave as soon as possible. Remember, your home can always be repaired after the hurricane. There is nothing you can do to...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 231 Marker Road, Rotonda West, FL 33947
Almost new! this 2014 waterfront 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, oversized 2.5 car garage with 2 garage doors, heated southern exposure lap-pool home is amazing! The double plain front doors are opening on a great room open floor plan. The house is tiled throughout, even the covered porch is tiled! High ceilings, open kitchen with granite countertop, all stainless steel appliances including wine cooler, 2 pantries, wide opening on the paved lanai and pool deck, lanai has electric rolling hurricane net, the lap pool is heated with solar panels and pool heater, the cage has privacy bottom screen panels. the property is waterfront on a freshwater canal...
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Posted on 10/25/2020
Home Staging: Why You Should Listen to Your Agent
Photo by John Wollwerth via Shutterstock No matter how well-intentioned, when it’s time to sell your home taking the advice of friends and family while disregarding the advice of your agent is a recipe for slowing down your home’s sale. Your professional agent knows the current market and what buyers look for. In fact, they may even have...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Questions to Ask Before You Settle on a Property Type
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay The number of architectural styles in any given neighborhood can be overwhelming to home buyers, especially if they don't feel immediately called to one type. To help narrow it down, the property you choose should reflect everything from your budget to your lifestyle. The more you account for how you interact with the...
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Posted on 10/15/2020
Video Tour - 112 Wexford Court #137, Venice, FL 34293
Exceptional location for this lovingly well maintained and turnkey furnished villa, in a cul-the-sac with rear huge extensive panoramic views on the lake and the golf course. This home is bright and light, has an extra-large living room perfect for entertaining and could be enclosed to have a private true 3rd Bedroom very easily with 1 Wall re-installed. Owner has completely renovated (2019) the Florida Sunroom which leads out of the kitchen and living room and looks out over the water as well. All flooring has been redone with white marble like ceramic tiles, no carpet any more in this home! The kitchen is spacious with arch access to the...
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Posted on 10/15/2020
112 Wexford Court #137, Venice, FL 34293 is now new to the market!
Exceptional location for this lovingly well maintained and turnkey furnished villa, in a cul-the-sac with rear huge extensive panoramic views on the lake and the golf course. This home is bright and light, has an extra-large living room perfect for entertaining and could be enclosed to have a private true 3rd Bedroom very easily with 1 Wall re-installed. Owner has completely renovated (2019) the Florida Sunroom which leads out of the kitchen and living room and looks out over the water as well. All flooring has been redone with white marble like ceramic tiles, no carpet any more in this home! The kitchen is spacious with arch access to the...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Types of Home Financing
Image by Credit Commerce from Pixabay Finding financing for a home could be as simple as applying for a conforming FHA loan or it could be as difficult as having to locate a portfolio loan or even a combo loan. What you need depends on the real estate you are buying. Most people buying a primary residence get...
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