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Calling All Book Lovers!
Posted on 03/29/2020
Calling All Book Lovers!
Image by Lubos Houska from Pixabay If there’s one single thing that’s attractive about Florida (besides the water and weather), it would have to be the events. All up and down the coast, there’s something to do year-round, adding to the intrigue and reason why making the move to South Florida continues to be a huge draw. If...
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Tips on Finding Your Ideal Florida Home
Posted on 03/22/2020
Tips on Finding Your Ideal Florida Home
With few exceptions, Florida could be considered a state that's all things to all people. However, that statement comes with a few caveats. Specific cities, communities, and neighborhoods, for example, tend to cater to different lifestyles, age groups, and income levels. In order to find the specific location that would best suit your needs, a two-step approach is recommended....
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Another Property Sold - 473 Wexford Circle #97, Venice, FL 34293
Posted on 03/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 473 Wexford Circle #97, Venice, FL 34293
Back on the market...Buyer financing fell through. Relax in the Impact Glass and under Air Florida Room of this Lovely Lakefront 2 Bedroom Augusta Villa and watch the Golfers putt around on Bobcat #2 Green or be totally amused by all the Florida Birdlife playing in the lake. Wake up to Beautiful Sunrise Mornings with a North Easterly View over the lake and golf course and enjoy gorgeous sunsets from the totally private front lanai every evening. This home has been lovingly maintained and updated to include Newer Kitchen and Bathrooms, Impact Glass Enclosed 10 X 19 Florida Room, new Electrical Panel and newer AC just to name a few of the...
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8326 Karpeal Drive, Sarasota, FL 34238 now has a new price of $2,400!
Posted on 03/17/2020
8326 Karpeal Drive, Sarasota, FL 34238 now has a new price of $2,400!
Like new home in Palmer Oaks. Beautiful gated community in desirable location. Fenced in back yard. Open kitchen with granite counter tops and kitchen island. Crown moldings throughout this home with many other custom touches. 18" designer tile in all living areas. Bedrooms have lush carpeting. Custom Bermuda blinds grace all the windows. Palmer Oaks community features a heated swimming pool with cabana. Central location with easy access to I-75 and 10 minutes to Siesta key Beach, A+ schools. Fenced-in back yard. Community pool. Large pets are...
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During Your Flip: Nail these Crucial Project Management Skills
Posted on 03/15/2020
During Your Flip: Nail these Crucial Project Management Skills
Photo by TeroVesalainen via Pixabay Flipping a house successfully means keeping your ducks in a row during the rehab process--and that typically means communicating with several vendors to coordinate work, making sure everyone is on the same page, and dealing with delays when they (inevitably) occur. It's worth your while to build a project management strategy and skill...
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 Avoid Some of the Usual Pitfalls of Moving
Posted on 03/08/2020
Avoid Some of the Usual Pitfalls of Moving
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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Two Vital Tips to Strenghten Your Home's Security
Posted on 03/01/2020
Two Vital Tips to Strenghten Your Home's Security
There are a lot of effective ways to keep your home safe, secure, and free from intrusion, but those techniques are of little use if you don't consistently use them. Technological solutions are well worth considering because they can be activated and monitored from almost any location. Whether you're at a restaurant across town or comfortably lying in bed...
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Questions to Consider Before You List Your Home
Posted on 02/23/2020
Questions to Consider Before You List Your Home
For those who want to sell a house as quickly as possible, it often helps to think about what will happen after you list your residence. That way, you can plan ahead for the home selling journey and minimize the risk of potential roadblocks that otherwise may prevent you from achieving your property selling goals. Ultimately, there are many...
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231 Southampton Lane #277, Venice, FL 34293 now has a new price of $3,600!
Posted on 02/19/2020
231 Southampton Lane #277, Venice, FL 34293 now has a new price of $3,600!
Now Available Season 2021. Book early to ensure your stay for the season. Lovely Villa in Myrtle Trace subdivision of the Plantation Golf & Country Club. Beautifully updated villa with all new appliances. Two private Master Suites. One with King size bed and full bathroom. The other has 2 Double Beds with full bathroom. Living Room and Bonus Room have sleeper sofas. Extra Large 2 car garage. Community Pool just steps away. NO...
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What are the Benefits of a Large Home?
Posted on 02/16/2020
What are the Benefits of a Large Home?
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay For most people, buying a house is the biggest investment they will make. Unless you are paying cash, the transaction could become complicated. Not that many people can pay cash for a house – and for those that can, it often makes more sense to borrow than to use up cash reserves, especially...
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Another Property Rented - 3070 Grand Bay Boulevard #632, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Posted on 02/14/2020
Another Property Rented - 3070 Grand Bay Boulevard #632, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Rented Jan-Mar 2020. 3 month minimum. Come and relax in this rarely available Grand Bay Condo on beautiful Longboat Key. Light, bright, end corner residence with unobstructed views of Golf Course and Sarasota Bay. Grand Bay is one of Longboat Key's Upscale condo communities. This condo offers a spectacular wrap around balcony with cross ventilation, cool bay breezes and beautiful Florida sunsets, all from your own private balcony. Exceptional view of Sarasota Bay, City Skyline, and golf course. Enjoy an outstanding gated community with world class amenities. Beautiful club house with fully equipped exercise facility, Har-Tru tennis courts,...
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Another Property Rented - 3070 Grand Bay Boulevard #632, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Posted on 02/14/2020
Another Property Rented - 3070 Grand Bay Boulevard #632, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Rented Jan-Mar 2020. 3 month minimum. Come and relax in this rarely available Grand Bay Condo on beautiful Longboat Key. Light, bright, end corner residence with unobstructed views of Golf Course and Sarasota Bay. Grand Bay is one of Longboat Key's Upscale condo communities. This condo offers a spectacular wrap around balcony with cross ventilation, cool bay breezes and beautiful Florida sunsets, all from your own private balcony. Exceptional view of Sarasota Bay, City Skyline, and golf course. Enjoy an outstanding gated community with world class amenities. Beautiful club house with fully equipped exercise facility, Har-Tru tennis courts,...
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