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Posted on 10/18/2020
How to Protect an Unoccupied Home After a Move
Image by Philipp Berndt from Unsplash Sometimes the timelines for buying and selling a home don’t match up perfectly. You may have purchased a new home or need to relocate before you can sell your current residence. In these cases, your property may remain empty for weeks or months at a time. Here are a few ideas for...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Do You Have to Join the HOA?
Photo by RawPixel.com via Shutterstock When it comes to homeowner’s associations, you need to know what type yours is before you determine whether to “join” it. There are two types of associations, covenant-based and voluntary. When homeowners ask about requirements to join a homeowner’s association, they may believe it is optional, but if our association is covenant-based, you...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Plants that Improve Indoor Air Quality
Photo by Karolina Grabowska via PixabayHouse plants can add color and texture to your home and allow you to bring a touch of nature indoors, but some can also help improve the air quality in your home. According to a study from NASA, choosing one of these plants allows you to enjoy the added beauty and breathe easier...
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Posted on 10/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 2125 Michigan Avenue, Englewood, FL 34224
Attention First time home buyers or are you looking to buy your Florida retirement retreat? Check out this 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1 car garage home on oversized lot. Cover front porch is great for relaxing after a long day. The living and dining area open to the large Florida room which gives you plenty of space for a growing family. The kitchen has tile flooring and a pass through to the Florida room. Office area has a build in desk with upper cabinets. Large Florida room has 2 ceiling fans and an exterior door to the large backyard with trees and storage shed. Master suite has a pocket door for extra privacy, extra closet in hallway for extra...
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Posted on 09/29/2020
Another Property Sold - 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 09/27/2020
Tips for Making Your Home Safe for Pets
Image by Irina from Unsplash Whether you have young pets or older ones, there are certain household hazards to be aware of. Puppies and kittens can get into trouble while exploring different parts of your home out of curiosity. Adult dogs and cats can also end up getting hurt or sick from common household dangers for pets. Keep...
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Posted on 09/23/2020
Another Property Sold - 5879 Tyler Road, Venice, FL 34293
Desirable 3 bedroom, pool home in Gulf View...
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Posted on 09/23/2020
Another Property Sold - 5879 Tyler Road, Venice, FL 34293
Desirable 3 bedroom, pool home in Gulf View...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
What to Do First: Buying or Selling?
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay You’ve decided to sell your home to upgrade or even downsize, but you don’t know whether you should start looking and buy first or wait to sell first. The best-case scenario is to do both, but that takes a lot of planning. If you are sure your credit is good enough to...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Florida's 2019 Market Trends
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay Florida is usually in the limelight, nationally and internationally, when it comes to real estate investors and those wanting a place in the sun. Whether you're an investor or a homebuyer interested in the Sunshine state, there are several factors that affected the 2019 market. Trend Factors Three main factors had an...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Things You Need to Consider Before You Attend a Home Showing
You know you want to pursue a home, and as such, likely plan to attend lots of house showings in the near future. Before you check out a residence in-person, however, it generally is a good idea to prepare as much as possible. That way, you can use a home showing to learn about a residence, evaluate a house's...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Home Maintenance: How to Care for Your HVAC Unit
Photo by Mitchell Luo on Unsplash When it comes to keeping a home cool in the summer months and keeping it warm during the winter, there's no more important unit than the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system. But like every major home system, HVAC units have a shelf life, and this is usually in the neighborhood...
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