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CHRISTINA LAVOIE, HACKWORTH REALTY GROUP LLC
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A Common-Sense Approach to House Hunting
Posted on 12/01/2019
A Common-Sense Approach to House Hunting
When buying a house, especially your first home, it's all too easy to make impulsive decisions and fail to "see the forest for the trees." Although it's impossible to ignore your emotional reactions to a house for sale, it's vital to look at the big picture and make sure there are no red flags being ignored or glossed over....
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Curb Appeal Can Boost Your Home's Marketability
Posted on 11/24/2019
Curb Appeal Can Boost Your Home's Marketability
There's an old expression that applies to job interviews, dating, and selling your house. "You don't get a second chance to make a (great) first impression!" Whether someone's in the market for an executive assistant, a soul mate, or their family's next home, indelible opinions and preferences are often formed within the first few seconds. If you're preparing to...
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Real Estate Contracts: Reasons for Backing Out
Posted on 11/17/2019
Real Estate Contracts: Reasons for Backing Out
Photo by Gerd Altmann via PixabayOnce you sign a purchase agreement, whether you are the buyer or seller, it is very difficult to back out of it. However, as a buyer, you are able to back out if your real estate agent drafts the contract properly. Real estate agents use a standard contract. That does not mean that...
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Another Property Sold - 1316 Cypress Avenue, Venice, FL 34285
Posted on 11/16/2019
Another Property Sold - 1316 Cypress Avenue, Venice, FL 34285
Here is your tropical get away! Close to Downtown and beaches but away from the noise of traffic. This home is being sold TURNKEY furnished- most of the furniture is only a couple years old. This ceramic tile and the bedroom carpeting is newer. The kitchen has corian countertops and is fully applianced. There is an indoor laundry and storage room. The bedrooms are large and bright! Need more than 2 bedroom? not a problem hee- there are 2 extra rooms waiting to become the third or fourth bedroom! LOTS of space- and under air is a plus! the lanai is rarely used by the owners and the furniture is brand new! Other improvements include newer...
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Herbs That Grow All Year Indoors
Posted on 11/10/2019
Herbs That Grow All Year Indoors
Do you love the idea of having fresh herbs available all year round but don't live in an area where it's possible to grow them outdoors in all seasons? You don't have to give up cooking with fresh herbs just because the weather outside is frightful — and you also don't have to install a complicated growing setup...
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How To Save Money When You're Buying A Home
Posted on 11/03/2019
How To Save Money When You're Buying A Home
The factor that has the most impact on your home search is your finances. You’ll need to save a significant amount of money. It’s not easy to save when you have continuous monthly bills and responsibilities. Read on for tips on how to get your finances under control in order to save the amount of money it takes to...
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What Is A Home Warranty?
Posted on 10/27/2019
What Is A Home Warranty?
You may have heard about home warranties, but are unsure of what they are. A home warranty is an excellent addition to your home insurance and has a particular function. When you buy a home, the last thing you want to worry about is things breaking or malfunctioning in the house after you buy it. Buyers fear the expenses...
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How to Choose the Right Furnace Air Filter
Posted on 10/20/2019
How to Choose the Right Furnace Air Filter
Changing your furnace air filter at the right time is vital when it comes to the quality of your indoor air. However, choosing the right furnace filter might be confusing because there are lots of options in the market. Therefore, consider the factors below before you purchase a furnace air filter. Consider the type of HVAC unit The...
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Another Property Sold - 1000 Osceola Boulevard, Englewood, FL 34223
Posted on 10/17/2019
Another Property Sold - 1000 Osceola Boulevard, Englewood, FL 34223
Move in ready in the lovely Bay Vista community. This home will have a NEW ROOF prior to closing!!!! Low optional HOA fees. This home has been updated and well taken care of. Windows have been replaced with energy efficient Pella windows. The kitchen features a bar area for seating and morning coffee, plus there is room for a breakfast table! Laminate flooring through most of the home. The split floor plan offers privacy for guests. New hot water heater in 2018. New washing machine in 2018. Plenty of room for a pool! All you'll have to do is move in your clothes- it is turnkey furnished for convenience. The exterior has been newly painted....
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Video Tour  - 204 Linda Street, Venice, FL 34293
Posted on 10/16/2019
Video Tour - 204 Linda Street, Venice, FL 34293
This is it! Enjoy proximity to beautiful Manasota Beach, (1.4 miles) but have your privacy and quiet also! This well cared for home sits on a large double lot with mature trees and lots of grass. The owners have added many conveniences, the driveway was widened in 2015- so bring your RV or boat- plenty of room. Gutters have been added to the front of home, new garden beds and plantings have been added. Sewer was hooked up in 2016. The homes boasts hurricane rated windows- and hurricane shutters, both lanais have been rescreened and the front entry was enclosed in 2012. The kitchen has been updated with replaced cabinets, appliances and...
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204 Linda Street, Venice, FL 34293 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/16/2019
204 Linda Street, Venice, FL 34293 is now new to the market!
This is it! Enjoy proximity to beautiful Manasota Beach, (1.4 miles) but have your privacy and quiet also! This well cared for home sits on a large double lot with mature trees and lots of grass. The owners have added many conveniences, the driveway was widened in 2015- so bring your RV or boat- plenty of room. Gutters have been added to the front of home, new garden beds and plantings have been added. Sewer was hooked up in 2016. The homes boasts hurricane rated windows- and hurricane shutters, both lanais have been rescreened and the front entry was enclosed in 2012. The kitchen has been updated with replaced cabinets, appliances and...
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Common health Issues Your Cats may Experience
Posted on 10/13/2019
Common health Issues Your Cats may Experience
Cats are wonderful pets, but before you get one into your home, some illnesses are common to our little feline friends. Below are six common health issues to look out for: Cancer Just like humans, cats can have cancer too. In cats, the two common types of cancer are feline leukemia virus and lymphosarcoma. Lymphosarcoma is very deadly,...
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