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CHRISTINA LAVOIE, HACKWORTH REALTY GROUP LLC
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Buyers: How to Avoid Hindsight Frustrations
Posted on 01/26/2020
Buyers: How to Avoid Hindsight Frustrations
Photo by GaudiLab via Shutterstock In the rush and excitement to find the perfect home and make it yours, there are some things best learned beforehand rather than through hindsight. Here are some suggestions from first-time homebuyers that would have made the entire process less challenging. Know where you stand. If you plan to buy a home, even...
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Video Tour  - 26849 Weiskopf Drive, Englewood, FL 34223
Posted on 01/25/2020
Video Tour - 26849 Weiskopf Drive, Englewood, FL 34223
New Bright Meadow home without the builder hassle and the wait. This Boca Royale beauty is upgraded with over $66,000 in quality upgrades. The California kitchen features all Energy Star SS appliances, Stainless steel range hood, extra cabinet storage, large pantry, under cabinet and over cabinet lighting, wall oven and built in microwave, cook top, glass front cabinets, granite counter tops, tile back splash, large granite island with large stainless single bowl under counter mount kitchen sink and pendant lighting. The main living area has top level wood-look tile flooring, crown molding, Plantation shutters, 5 1/4" baseboards, tray...
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26849 Weiskopf Drive, Englewood, FL 34223 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/25/2020
26849 Weiskopf Drive, Englewood, FL 34223 is now new to the market!
New Bright Meadow home without the builder hassle and the wait. This Boca Royale beauty is upgraded with over $66,000 in quality upgrades. The California kitchen features all Energy Star SS appliances, Stainless steel range hood, extra cabinet storage, large pantry, under cabinet and over cabinet lighting, wall oven and built in microwave, cook top, glass front cabinets, granite counter tops, tile back splash, large granite island with large stainless single bowl under counter mount kitchen sink and pendant lighting. The main living area has top level wood-look tile flooring, crown molding, Plantation shutters, 5 1/4" baseboards, tray...
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Cord-cutting and Other Savings Techniques
Posted on 01/19/2020
Cord-cutting and Other Savings Techniques
We live in a world of convenience and endless choices. To watch a TV show, you can find it on cable, Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, and more. Sometimes, all of these options make it easy to spend more than necessary on monthly services. If you’re hoping to buy a home in the near future, one way to save a...
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698 Bird Bay Drive W #139, Venice, FL 34285 now has a new price of $166,000!
Posted on 01/13/2020
698 Bird Bay Drive W #139, Venice, FL 34285 now has a new price of $166,000!
Well maintained airy condo in desirable Bird Bay. With high cathedral ceilings, neutral colors and an expansive golf view, this is the perfect place to spend the winter or enjoy year round. It's fun to watch the golfers and wild life enjoying their play on the Bird Bay Executive golf course from your screened lanai that runs the length of the living room and the convertible bedroom! The kitchen has been updated with a ceiling fan and recessed lighting. The convertible bedroom can be closed off for guests, or left open to create a wonderfully extra large living space. The master suite is large and comfortable, with an updated en-suite bath....
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Joyful Homeownership
Posted on 01/12/2020
Joyful Homeownership
Photo by Andy Dean Photography via Shutterstock The phrase “the joys of homeownership” is a staple in most households. But sometimes, you think you hear a snicker behind the smile. Now that you’re finally ready to become an owner, you might be wondering if that term is truthful or sarcastic. The answer is “Both.” How can it be...
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Is It Simple to Sell a Florida Luxury House?
Posted on 01/05/2020
Is It Simple to Sell a Florida Luxury House?
Selling a luxury home in Orlando, Tampa Bay or any other Florida city or town is rarely simple. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to take the guesswork out of the Sunshine State luxury house selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you simplify the Florida luxury home selling journey. 1....
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How Many Open Houses Should You Attend?
Posted on 12/29/2019
How Many Open Houses Should You Attend?
Attending open houses is common for property buyers in cities and towns nationwide. However, there is no set number of open houses that a homebuyer will need to attend to discover his or her dream residence. In some instances, a buyer may find the ideal home after attending his or her first open house. Or, a buyer may attend...
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Energy Conscious Living in Florida
Posted on 12/22/2019
Energy Conscious Living in Florida
Photo by Michael Schwarzenberger via Pixabay Living in Florida has its perks, but if you’re into green spaces and green energy, there are specific places that will cater to your tastes. There are a few cities that make green initiatives a priority, lessening the carbon footprint while developing sustainable communities. Here are some of the most “green” cities...
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Video Tour  - 1727 Lake Place #1727-C, Venice, FL 34293
Posted on 12/21/2019
Video Tour - 1727 Lake Place #1727-C, Venice, FL 34293
Immaculate and bright with a killer water view. Villa Nova shores is a true hidden gem. A quiet location yet close to shopping, restaurants and entertainment. Refreshed kitchen with a custom made counter top and newer appliances. Tile throughout the main living area and hard wood in both bedrooms. Master bath room has been updated with new tile in shower and feature wall. Second bedroom is now being used as an office with the closet media center, but the doors can be put back on (they are there) and it's a good size bedroom. There is a quaint bar area between the kitchen and dining room. The star of the condo is the expansive water view....
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1727 Lake Place #1727-C, Venice, FL 34293 is now new to the market!
Posted on 12/21/2019
1727 Lake Place #1727-C, Venice, FL 34293 is now new to the market!
Immaculate and bright with a killer water view. Villa Nova shores is a true hidden gem. A quiet location yet close to shopping, restaurants and entertainment. Refreshed kitchen with a custom made counter top and newer appliances. Tile throughout the main living area and hard wood in both bedrooms. Master bath room has been updated with new tile in shower and feature wall. Second bedroom is now being used as an office with the closet media center, but the doors can be put back on (they are there) and it's a good size bedroom. There is a quaint bar area between the kitchen and dining room. The star of the condo is the expansive water view....
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Video Tour  - 8114 Stirling Falls Circle, Sarasota, FL 34243
Posted on 12/20/2019
Video Tour - 8114 Stirling Falls Circle, Sarasota, FL 34243
Rarely available Stirling floor plan. This home has an extended sitting area in master bedroom adding 63 SF to original plan. Fabulous, sweeping lake views with a preserve beyond the lake- very private! An Extended lanai was added in 2018 increasing your entertainment area and outdoor living space. This home has been well maintained. The AC is serviced at 6 month intervals by the company that installed the new system in 2015. The AC ducts were cleaned and a new UV bulb in the system in 2018. The dryer duct was last cleaned in 2018. A new water heater was installed in 2015. The exterior of the home was painted in 2018. The interior (walls,...
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