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What to Expect Before You Finalize a Florida Luxury Home Purchase
Posted on 02/23/2020
What to Expect Before You Finalize a Florida Luxury Home Purchase
If a seller accepts your offer to purchase his or her luxury house in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando or any other Florida city or town, you next should complete a property inspection. That way, you can perform an in-depth evaluation of a Sunshine State luxury house and determine if you want to proceed with your home purchase. Ultimately, there are...
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Is a DIY Security System Right for you?
Posted on 02/16/2020
Is a DIY Security System Right for you?
Photo by Pixaline via PixabayThe right home security system can make a profound difference for your peace of mind and make your home an unappealing target -- but do you have to go with a conventional (and expensive) alarm service? In the past, homeowners had few choices, but now, if you own a home and like to DIY...
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4784 Michael Lane, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/14/2020
4784 Michael Lane, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127 is now new to the market!
Hear the ocean from your front yard! Easy walk to the no drive beach, restaurants & convenience stores. In addition to a 2680 sq ft footprint, there is a 640 sq ft, two story air conditioned shed, finished downstairs w/ epoxy flooring and upstairs w/ bamboo, ready to become your ''He Shed, She Shed'', craft room/workshop/gym/guest rooms. A two story atrium surrounded by lush landscaping connects the 15.5 x 34 pool and the lanai (with Jacuzzi) to the outbuilding. Back yard is surrounded by a 6 ft bronze aluminum fence. Open floor plan is set around a custom kitchen with expertly finished granite counters, a stone sink, wine cooler and...
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Painting: How to Prep for Wood Panel Removal
Posted on 02/09/2020
Painting: How to Prep for Wood Panel Removal
Photo by Gerd Altmann via PixabayForty years ago every house had some paneling. Some more than others. Paneling can bring the look of natural wood and the great outdoors into a home. But unless your home is a cabin in the woods, chances are that's not what you're going for. Just like many home trends, paneling has fallen...
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Reasons to Keep Your Home Market Ready
Posted on 02/02/2020
Reasons to Keep Your Home Market Ready
Photo by Agover via Pixabay You're not thinking of selling -- so why keep your home in market-ready shape? There are some excellent reasons for upgrading your home while you live there; keeping your house in good repair and in "ready to sell" condition benefits you in a variety of ways: Your own comfort: It's just more comfortable...
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Is Your Residence Underpriced?
Posted on 01/26/2020
Is Your Residence 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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2681 Old Smyrna Trail, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 now has a new price of $490,000!
Posted on 01/24/2020
2681 Old Smyrna Trail, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 now has a new price of $490,000!
Pristine example of ''The Lake House at Florida Days'' by Hickson Construction. Former builder's model with beautiful upgrades including a coffered ceiling in the living room and Cecil stone kitchen counters. Caged back yard with fantastic swimming pool and spa. A covered wood deck overlooks the pool which has travertine paving. In total, three large porches bring the outside in. House is 2 x 6 construction with a metal roof and hardy board siding. Natural gas supplies the pool, spa, hot water, range and the fireplace. This gated community has sidewalks, ideal for dog walks or a simple stroll around the block. Central alley for...
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Looking to Buy a Home? Let's Start with Your Loan
Posted on 01/19/2020
Looking to Buy a Home? Let's Start with Your Loan
Photo by Nattanan Kanchanaprat via Pixabay If you’re in the market to purchase a home, it can be a confusing process. Interest rates, types of loans and what may apply to you can all sound like a foreign language. It’s always best to have some background knowledge before going to see a mortgage broker to make sure you’re...
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Things You Can Do Now to Make Selling Your Home Easier
Posted on 01/12/2020
Things You Can Do Now to Make Selling Your Home Easier
Selling your home may seem like a relatively simple process. You hire an agent, let them take pictures and show the house to prospective buyers, accept an offer, and then close… right? In reality, there’s a lot that goes into the selling process; especially if you want to have a smooth home sale. Matters are further complicated by hr...
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Homebuying Tips: Enter the Real Estate Market with a Strategy
Posted on 01/05/2020
Homebuying Tips: Enter the Real Estate Market with a Strategy
If you intend to find your dream house, it helps to establish a homebuying strategy. That way, you can enter the real estate market with a plan in place to accomplish your desired goals. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you craft an effective homebuying strategy. 1. Create Homebuying Criteria If you know where you...
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Contingencies To Keep When You Buy A Florida Home
Posted on 12/29/2019
Contingencies To Keep When You Buy A Florida Home
In competitive housing markets, it can be tempting to do just about anything to get a seller to take your offer. Many times, buyers will drop contingencies in the contract to entice sellers. This is a bad idea for many reasons. First and foremost, if there’s something wrong with the house, you have no way to get it fixed....
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Tips to Avoid a Complicated Homebuying Experience
Posted on 12/22/2019
Tips to Avoid a Complicated Homebuying Experience
As a homebuyer, you likely want to do everything you can to ensure you can seamlessly navigate the property buying journey. Yet problems may arise that hamper your homebuying aspirations. Lucky for you, we're here to help you analyze the property buying journey and ensure you can avoid complications along the way. Now, let's take a look at three...
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