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Posted on 05/01/2022
Living Fence: How to Improve Your Privacy and Property Boundaries
Installing a six-foot fence generally improves backyard privacy while increasing property values. But the price tag associated with fencing materials and labor often requires homeowners to invest thousands of dollars. And after the wood or composite structure has been erected, it will require maintenance, repairs and eventually need to be replaced. Those rank among the wide-reaching reasons an...
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Posted on 04/26/2022
Another Property Sold - Kimberly Drive, North Port, FL 34288
WOW, QUITE A NICE LOT IN A FUTURE DEVELOPMENT AREA, CLOSE BY 75. GOOD SIZE LOT 14,091 SF WITH 82 FT ON FRESHWATER CANAL WITH ALL AREA DEVELOPING NO DOUBT THAT DEVELOPER WILL COME WITH A NEW PROJECT...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
Who Qualifies as a First-Time Homebuyer?
“First-time homebuyer” is a commonly used term in all areas of real estate. But what exactly is a first-time homebuyer? Here are the specific factors that qualify somebody as a first-time homebuyer and why they are important: Who Qualifies as a First-Time Homebuyer? As suggested by the name, a first-time homebuyer is any person who is purchasing their...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
How & Why You Should Clean Your Houseplants
Few homeowners enjoy the idea of adding another thing to the list of chores. When cleaning and maintaining entire indoor and outdoor spaces, the thought of cleaning your houseplants seems tedious and unnecessary. However, regular cleaning of plant foliage is crucial to keeping them healthy and at their best. Why Clean Your Plants? The reasons for cleaning your...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
How to Build a DIY Trellis
If you’ve ever wanted a trellis but haven’t found the right one, a DIY trellis might be your best option. With inexpensive materials and a simple design, you can make a sturdy and attractive trellis for climbing plants, flowers, veggies and more. Trellises can also make an excellent structural element to your yard by separating different areas or...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
Here Are 3 Things to Consider Before Buying a Fixer-Upper
If you have a tight budget and love DIY, buying a fixer-upper might seem like a straightforward decision. Fixer-uppers are homes that need repairs and updates rather than being “move-in ready,” and can be affordable options in any kind of market. However, fixer-uppers require significant money, effort and careful planning. If you’re trying to determine whether a fixer-upper...
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Posted on 03/27/2022
Modern Vs. Contemporary Design Styles: Which One Is Right for You?
In everyday language, you might reasonably swap out the word modern for contemporary. In the design world, though, the two words represent two different styles. Here is a quick overview of the similarities and differences between "modern" and "contemporary" designs. What Is Modern Design? Modern design refers to an era that has already passed us by. When the...
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Posted on 03/20/2022
Hardscaping: Which Materials Are Right for You?
Without hardscape elements, a homeowner's landscape would resemble an endless field. Perennial flowers, trees and native grasses add natural beauty, but patios, walkways and gazebos define the grounds as an outdoor living space. With an increased number of hardscape materials available at retail outlets, however, choosing the right products proves challenging. That's largely why homeowners may want to...
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Posted on 03/13/2022
Home Building Contracts: What You Should Know
When you decide to have a new home built, you’ll need to find a builder and sign a contract with them. Since home construction is a complex process, it’s important to make sure you understand your home building contract before signing it. What should you expect to see on one of these contracts? You should make sure your...
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Posted on 03/06/2022
Entryways: Which Material Is Best for You?
Conducting due diligence on the right entryway door material typically leads everyday people down a path filled with online marketing. Manufacturers often prefer to tout the top reasons wood, fiberglass and steel doors provide the “best” option for homeowners. And while much of what door-makers explain about their products may be true, homeowners are tasked with selecting a...
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Posted on 02/27/2022
How to Combine Plants for Your Container Garden
Mixed planters are an excellent way to add color and visual interest to your porch, patio or even indoors. Choosing and arranging which plants to add together in a container is a creative endeavor all on its own and the reward is always stunning and unique. However, if you don’t have any specific ideas for a container garden...
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Posted on 02/25/2022
Another Property Sold - 502 Spring Lake Boulevard NW, Port Charlotte, FL 33952
SALTWATER WATERFRONT WIDE PANORAMIC WATERVIEW (132.5 ft) with BOAT ACCESS to Charlotte Harbor via West Spring Lake Canal. Back on the market owner has ordered a new shingle roof !!!! This beautiful home, built by David Scroeders builder, has a great open split floor plan 3bdr, 2 bath, 2 car garage. Double front door with tiled screened porch, foyer with 2 closets, very high ceilings, 14’ in the dining room, and 10’ + tray ceiling in the great room. The kitchen with breakfast bar and breakfast nook with aquarium window offer an extensive view of the pool, the wide lanai, and the canal. The kitchen ceiling is amazing with open tray ceiling,...
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