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Closet Lighting Tips
Posted on 03/30/2020
Closet Lighting Tips
Image by B. Forenius from Shutterstock There are some overlooked places in your home that need proper lighting. A good example is a closet. Whether a closet is small or large, proper lighting is essential for safety and good illumination. When building a new space or upgrading an existing one, these tips will help you choose the ideal...
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What to Expect After You List Your House
Posted on 03/29/2020
What to Expect After You List Your House
If you recently added your house to the real estate market, it may be only a matter of time before you sell your house. In fact, if you know what to expect after a home listing is published, you can plan accordingly for all stages of the home selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to...
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Did You Price Your Home Appropriately?
Posted on 03/29/2020
Did You Price Your Home Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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Is Your Home Underpriced?
Posted on 03/28/2020
Is Your Home Underpriced?
As a home seller, you likely want to set a "fair" initial asking price for your residence. Because if you fail to do so, you risk pricing your home outside of your target buyer's price range. Perhaps even worse, you risk pricing your house too low – something that may cause you to miss out on the opportunity to...
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Video Tour  - 4158 Fairway Place, North Port, FL 34287
Posted on 03/26/2020
Video Tour - 4158 Fairway Place, North Port, FL 34287
THIS IS A TRUE 3 BEDROOM VILLA IN THE HIGHLY DESIRED VILLAS OF SABLE TRACE. This 3 bed / 2 bath single story Villa has attached 2 car garage. You can access your screened and tiled lanai from the Master bedroom and the Great room. When entering this 1,488 sq ft Villa, you are greeted with vaulted ceilings, ceiling fans through out, tile flooring everywhere except 1 spare bedroom. This split floor plan provides privacy when you have guests that come down to visit your paradise. This gated community offers a clubhouse, with heated pool, sun deck, fitness room, meeting room, tennis courts for your enjoyment. All your exterior maintenance and...
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4158 Fairway Place, North Port, FL 34287 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/26/2020
4158 Fairway Place, North Port, FL 34287 is now new to the market!
THIS IS A TRUE 3 BEDROOM VILLA IN THE HIGHLY DESIRED VILLAS OF SABLE TRACE. This 3 bed / 2 bath single story Villa has attached 2 car garage. You can access your screened and tiled lanai from the Master bedroom and the Great room. When entering this 1,488 sq ft Villa, you are greeted with vaulted ceilings, ceiling fans through out, tile flooring everywhere except 1 spare bedroom. This split floor plan provides privacy when you have guests that come down to visit your paradise. This gated community offers a clubhouse, with heated pool, sun deck, fitness room, meeting room, tennis courts for your enjoyment. All your exterior maintenance and...
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Another Property Sold - 9266 Clewiston Terrace, Englewood, FL 34224
Posted on 03/25/2020
Another Property Sold - 9266 Clewiston Terrace, Englewood, FL 34224
Rare Find in East Englewood! This beautiful home sits on three lots totaling 0.84 acres! The current owner custom built this home in 2011 and only occupied it a few months each year which makes it almost new! The 18X18 Florida room adds an additional 424 square feet of living space. A 24X11 salt water heated pool / cage / brick pavers was added in 2016. The 16 X 12 pre built shed was added in 2013 as well as the carport car shelter storage. This home offers an open concept with oversized split bedrooms. Kitchen and dining area open up to a large living room and sliders off the dining area to the Florida room. If you are looking for...
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Are You an Ambitious Property Buyer?
Posted on 03/24/2020
Are You an Ambitious Property Buyer?
An ambitious homebuyer goes above and beyond the call of duty to find a great residence at an affordable price. As such, this individual is better equipped than others to streamline the homebuying journey. Anyone can become an ambitious homebuyer. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you seamlessly discover your dream residence. 1. Create Homebuying...
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5 Home Upgrades Under $100 to Increase Purchase Value
Posted on 03/23/2020
5 Home Upgrades Under $100 to Increase Purchase Value
Home improvements are a great way to add value to your home if you’re hoping to sell in the near future. The problem is, however, that many home improvements are costly and time-consuming. And, if you don’t plan carefully, they could even cost more than the amount of value you add to the home. The good news is that...
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How to Accent Your Luxury Home with Landscape Lighting
Posted on 03/22/2020
How to Accent Your Luxury Home with Landscape Lighting
Photo by Muffin from Pexels When you have a luxury home with impressive architectural features and landscaping, don’t let nighttime prevent you from showing it off. Landscape lighting provides a convenient way to draw attention to certain features of your home and yard when it’s dark out. This type of lighting can improve your home’s curb appeal while...
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Florida: Best Energy-Conscious Cities
Posted on 03/22/2020
Florida: Best Energy-Conscious Cities
Photo by Michael Schwarzenberger via Pixabay Living in Florida has its perks, but if you’re into green spaces and green energy, there are specific places that will cater to your tastes. There are a few cities that make green initiatives a priority, lessening the carbon footprint while developing sustainable communities. Here are some of the most “green” cities...
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Real Estate Market Trends for 2020
Posted on 03/20/2020
Real Estate Market Trends for 2020
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay With the new decade comes new trends in real estate. Strong economic growth and more millennials making moves will likely keep the market strong. However, it pays to take note of all trends affecting buyers, sellers, investors, and renters. Here are a few real estate trends and predictions for 2020. Most Buyers...
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