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Posted on 05/24/2020
Is FSBO Worth the Risk?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay For Sale by Owner (FSBO) can be an extremely tempting prospect for home sellers. If you don't have to pay the real estate commission, you can put more of the money from the house sale directly into your pocket. But it takes more of a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude to successfully complete a home...
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Posted on 05/21/2020
Video Tour - 1110 S Venice Boulevard, Venice, FL 34293
This is NOT your typical Florida home! Lots of space and special spaces, lots of lanai area- look around the corners, there are actually 3 outdoor rooms. Inside there is a studio, 2 workshops, large storage under roof but under the roof line, lots of built-ins and connected spaces, a fireplace inside that is a barbecue outside. This home is looking for an artist, a hobbyist, an outdoors personality or an active family. Walk up to the the arched screen openings that frame the front door and lanai. Come inside to a large an welcoming outdoor space that can hold lots of furniture and memories. Walk into the double entry doors and notice the...
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Posted on 05/21/2020
1110 S Venice Boulevard, Venice, FL 34293 is now new to the market!
This is NOT your typical Florida home! Lots of space and special spaces, lots of lanai area- look around the corners, there are actually 3 outdoor rooms. Inside there is a studio, 2 workshops, large storage under roof but under the roof line, lots of built-ins and connected spaces, a fireplace inside that is a barbecue outside. This home is looking for an artist, a hobbyist, an outdoors personality or an active family. Walk up to the the arched screen openings that frame the front door and lanai. Come inside to a large an welcoming outdoor space that can hold lots of furniture and memories. Walk into the double entry doors and notice the...
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Posted on 05/18/2020
Video Tour - 5829 Jackson Lane, Venice, FL 34293
Well maintained pool home in desirable community of Gulf View Estates. This home was lovingly cared for. Many updates and improvements have been made by the owners. Enter through the tiled, screened entry with newer screening. The main living area within the last 2 years and the bedrooms were freshly painted in March 2020. The dining room overlooks the newly updated diamond bright pool and paver deck. The pool is solar heated and the panels were replaced with new in 2007. The pool cleaner, vacuum, skimmer and solar cover were replaced in 2019. There is a pool bath for convenience. The master bedroom has french doors to the pool and lanai....
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Posted on 05/18/2020
Video Tour - 2698 Valencia Road, Venice, FL 34293
This is the perfect home for the first time buyer, snowbird or retiree. Some of the major updates have been done, the roof was replaced in 2019, the home was repiped in 2009, electric was updated in 2000 and the garage door was replaced with a hurricane rated door in 2019. The interior has been newly painted with a neutral color. The new kitchen floor is a gray wood-look laminate and tropical terrazzo flooring is throughout the rest of the interior. The master bath has new tile and lighting and the guest bath has been updated with a walk-in shower and newer toilet. There is an enclosed lanai as well as a outdoor, screened lanai. The backyard...
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Posted on 05/18/2020
2698 Valencia Road, Venice, FL 34293 is now new to the market!
This is the perfect home for the first time buyer, snowbird or retiree. Some of the major updates have been done, the roof was replaced in 2019, the home was repiped in 2009, electric was updated in 2000 and the garage door was replaced with a hurricane rated door in 2019. The interior has been newly painted with a neutral color. The new kitchen floor is a gray wood-look laminate and tropical terrazzo flooring is throughout the rest of the interior. The master bath has new tile and lighting and the guest bath has been updated with a walk-in shower and newer toilet. There is an enclosed lanai as well as a outdoor, screened lanai. The backyard...
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Posted on 05/18/2020
5829 Jackson Lane, Venice, FL 34293 is now new to the market!
Well maintained pool home in desirable community of Gulf View Estates. This home was lovingly cared for. Many updates and improvements have been made by the owners. Enter through the tiled, screened entry with newer screening. The main living area within the last 2 years and the bedrooms were freshly painted in March 2020. The dining room overlooks the newly updated diamond bright pool and paver deck. The pool is solar heated and the panels were replaced with new in 2007. The pool cleaner, vacuum, skimmer and solar cover were replaced in 2019. There is a pool bath for convenience. The master bedroom has french doors to the pool and lanai....
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Home Selling Tips: How to Handle High-Pressure Situations
You might want to believe that the home selling journey will be fast and simple, but high-pressure situations may arise that cause you to panic. However, there is no need to let high-pressure home selling situations get the best of you. Because if you know how to handle these situations, you can boost the likelihood of enjoying a quick,...
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Posted on 05/14/2020
1046 Spence Court, North Port, FL 34288 now has a new price of $225,900!
NEW PRICE! This remodeled home is the perfect home for family, snowbirds or retirees. With 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, everyone will feel right at home. Volume ceilings with designer fans in the living room and kitchen. French doors to lanai and pool in both dining area and master bedroom. Newer tile flooring in living room, kitchen, dining room and master bedroom. The sleek, gourmet kitchen has leather finished granite, soft close cabinet doors and drawers and slate appliances. The kitchen also has a breakfast nook. The bathrooms have been updated with fresh vanities, tile and toilets, the master bath has a garden tub. The heated pool with a...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Which Is Better: Preapproval or Prequalified Letter?
Photo by Lukas from Pexels If you're ready to get serious about your home buying journey, one of the first steps is seeing various lenders. As you become more familiar with the process, you'll likely hear the terms preapproval and prequalified mentioned again and again. We'll look at how each letter works and what you should know before...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
First-time Homebuyer? Watch Out for These Common Pitfalls
Photo by Suzy Hazelwood from Pexels Are you in the market for your first home purchase? If so, congratulations! This is an amazingly exciting stage of life, and we know you must be excited. Many first-time buyers run into issues that can turn their new home into a source of stress. Here are three common pitfalls you should...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Personalize Your Bedroom with a Headboard
Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash The headboard has become an integral part of bedroom furniture in the contemporary bedroom. Often the centerpiece of a bedroom, there are many design options available to you. Some are simple and understated. Others may feature cushioned back support, storage functions or built-in reading lights. Wooden Wooden headboards are a classic and timeless...
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