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Don't Get Lost in Your New Town
Posted on 05/21/2019
Don't Get Lost in Your New Town
New to an area or just finding yourself lost more often than you would like. There is a remedy! All it takes is the courage to explore. For some, this will be more about the courage, and for others, you may look at this and say who has time for that, but it is much easier for you...
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Set up an Entryway Table
Posted on 05/07/2019
Set up an Entryway Table
The first thing you see when you come home is your entryway. No one wants to go back to a cluttered house, and organizing your entry is the first step. The challenge though is that because it is the first place you land, it becomes where everything else falls too. It’s the catch-all for the mail and magazines,...
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What You Need To Know About Buying A Historic Home
Posted on 04/30/2019
What You Need To Know About Buying A Historic Home
Historic homes are coveted by many for their charm. Some want a home with history while others one with “good bones” of bygone construction methods. Whatever your motivations one thing is clear: owning a historic home is a rewarding experience. This is usually due to the effort, time and investment put into maintaining the home’s old world charm. Those...
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601 Laurel Road E, Nokomis, FL 34275 is now new to the market!
Posted on 04/27/2019
601 Laurel Road E, Nokomis, FL 34275 is now new to the market!
4+ acres west of I-75! Plenty of privacy and opportunities with this 3 bedroom 2 ½ bath home with large covered lanai and pool. This lovely home features a wrap-around wooden deck, large downstairs master suite, updated kitchen and baths, new A/C, large and bright open living area with vaulted ceilings giving it plenty of natural light. The 2nd floor has two nice size bedrooms with a Jack and Jill bathroom and open sitting room. Other outbuildings include a 2 BR/2BA mother-in-law suite with attached pole barn/workshop that would be perfect for a small business or artist studio. Zoned for horses, Prime location…down the street from the new...
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Want to Keep Your Home Smelling Like Summer All Year Long?
Posted on 04/23/2019
Want to Keep Your Home Smelling Like Summer All Year Long?
If summer is your favorite season of the year, then you probably wouldn't mind having your home smell like summer all through the year, seeing as most people wait all year to breathe in summer's scent. Follow simple tips to keep your home smelling fresh and summery all through the year. Make a Gel Freshener Yourself. Making a...
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Should You Try to Negotiate with a Homebuyer?
Posted on 04/16/2019
Should You Try to Negotiate with a Homebuyer?
If you want to achieve the best-possible results during the home selling journey, you should be open to negotiating with a homebuyer. Because if you communicate with a property buyer, you may increase your chances of enjoying a quick, successful home selling experience. There is no need to stress about a home negotiation. Now, let's take a look at...
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Why Is a Home's Curb Appeal Important?
Posted on 04/09/2019
Why Is a Home's Curb Appeal Important?
Believe it or not, curb appeal can make or break the home selling journey. If a house has a pristine front lawn, flawless siding and clutter-free walkways, it may make a positive first impression on potential buyers. And once buyers walk through this home, they may be ready to submit an offer to purchase the residence right away. As...
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Luxury Feature Ideas for Your Kitchen
Posted on 04/02/2019
Luxury Feature Ideas for Your Kitchen
One of the ways to make your kitchen look great is to furnish it with high-quality and luxury features. Apart from giving your kitchen a classy look, it also reflects your personality as someone who is trendy and organized. Add a classic touch to your kitchen with these top tips that are meant to bring elegance: Crown Molding...
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Want to Buy a Condo In Florida? Here are Some Things to Know
Posted on 03/26/2019
Want to Buy a Condo In Florida? Here are Some Things to Know
For many, buying a condo is the ultimate dream, and with benefits like no yard to mow, security and affordability, it is easy to see why condo ownership is in high-demand. However, when searching for a condo, it is essential you know that condos are a bit different from town homes or single-family homes. Below are some guidelines...
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Enjoying March Madness
Posted on 03/19/2019
Enjoying March Madness
Do you love March Madness? Love getting into the spirit of the competition and enjoying fun times spent with family and friends watching games? Whether you're a big college basketball fan or not, March Madness brings with it so many opportunities to have fun and join in the commotion of the NCAA division tournament. With 68 teams you'll...
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USDA Loans FAQs
Posted on 03/12/2019
USDA Loans FAQs
The US government has been helping Americans achieve their goal of homeownership for decades. Through programs offered by the Federal Housing Authority, the USDA, and the Department of Veterans Affairs, millions of Americans have been able to afford a home who would have otherwise struggled. The focus of today’s post is one such service: loans offered through the USDA...
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Enjoy a Seamless Home Buying Journey
Posted on 03/05/2019
Enjoy a Seamless Home Buying Journey
Enjoying a seamless home buying journey may seem virtually impossible, particularly for a first-time property buyer. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to boost the likelihood of quickly and easily finding your dream house, such as: 1. Hone Your Home Search Consider where you want to reside and the features you want to find in your...
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