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CHRISTINA LAVOIE, HACKWORTH REALTY GROUP LLC
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Posted on 08/02/2020
Wooden Countertop Styles for Your Kitchen
Image by Photographee.eu from Shutterstock Having a beautiful home is wonderful, but having a beautiful home with an elegant and functional kitchen is fantastic. Updated kitchen décor and finishes are an on-trend way to create a warm gathering place for friends and family. A real wood countertop is a top option for perfecting the natural kitchen décor motif....
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Posted on 08/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 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 septic system was replaced @ 2012. 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...
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Posted on 07/28/2020
Another Property Sold - 5824 Monroe Road, Venice, FL 34293
This immaculate home is ready for a new owners. The interior and exterior were just freshly painted. The ceramic tile floors and all carpets were just professionally cleaned. The garage was just completely painted, floors, walls and ceiling! The split floor plan is perfect for privacy. The kitchen sink and faucets are brand new, the microwave and range are new and never been used, the refrigerator and dishwasher are newer and lightly used. All appliances are stainless steel. The kitchen pantry is located for optimal usage. The inside laundry is an added convenience. The family room is located off the kitchen and has sliders to the rear...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Market Trends to Watch in 2020
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay So what will 2020 bring to the real estate market? While market trends can, and do, change on a whim, some activity seems to be easier to predict. If you’re entering the market this year as a buyer or seller, having a better understanding of these trends will help you make informed...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Weekend Project: Build a Swing
Image by Lars_Nissen_Photoart from Pixabay A porch swing lends wistful ambiance to your home. Below are a few options on how to construct your own porch swing from 3 wood pallets, which local stores may be able to give you free of charge. Upcycling materials keeps useful scraps out of landfills and saves money. In addition, your weekend...
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Posted on 07/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 5361 Farley Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33981
Why shovel snow when you could relax by the pristine pool? Impress your guests with this spacious open floor plan and elegantly designed home. The new pool and screened lanai are the central feature for your entertaining and enjoyment, relax with the sounds of the waterfall while you cool yourself in this 2019 custom Grant pool. In the heart of the home you will find the kitchen open to the expansive living area. The cook will be the center of attention while entertaining, with multiple seating areas for your guests. Your new home allows for privacy for everyone with pocketing sliders to the guest rooms, and easy pool access through the pool...
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Posted on 07/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 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 07/12/2020
Find Energy Savings in your Bathroom
Photo by 영훈 박 via Pixabay Your bathroom can be a considerable source of energy use in your home. The Department of Energy states that water heating accounts for up to 18 percent of energy bills, which is the second largest expense in your home after heating and cooling. Showers and baths aren’t the only reasons for high...
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Posted on 07/09/2020
Video Tour - 5856 Garfield Road, Venice, FL 34293
Updated pool home in desirable Gulf View Estates. LOW annual HOA fee- $215/yr! This home has many great improvements. The updated kitchen features granite counter tops and center island, wood cabinetry with soft close doors and drawers, a pantry with pull out drawers, under cabinet lighting and updated stainless steel energy efficient appliances. The indoor laundry is located off the kitchen and has a deep sink and newer washer and dryer. The family room has newer carpet, cathedral ceilings and an updated ceiling fan. French doors lead to the private pool and lanai. There is an outdoor shower and that “oh so” convenient pool bath. The...
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Posted on 07/09/2020
5856 Garfield Road, Venice, FL 34293 is now new to the market!
Updated pool home in desirable Gulf View Estates. LOW annual HOA fee- $215/yr! This home has many great improvements. The updated kitchen features granite counter tops and center island, wood cabinetry with soft close doors and drawers, a pantry with pull out drawers, under cabinet lighting and updated stainless steel energy efficient appliances. The indoor laundry is located off the kitchen and has a deep sink and newer washer and dryer. The family room has newer carpet, cathedral ceilings and an updated ceiling fan. French doors lead to the private pool and lanai. There is an outdoor shower and that “oh so” convenient pool bath. The...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Smart Home Technology That Can Boost your Energy Efficiency
Image by Dan LeFebvre from Unsplash Smart home tech makes it easy to find information in an instant, turn on or off the television without getting up and even see who just rang your doorbell, but it can also help you be more energy efficient. Saving energy does more than just cut your electric bills, it allows you...
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Posted on 06/30/2020
Another Property Sold - 1046 Spence Court, North Port, FL 34288
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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