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Posted on 04/05/2020
Getting Started: How to Overcome the Hassle of Rental Properties
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay It’s only a hassle if you’re not in control. There are a lot of ways to do investment property wrong, but here are the ways to do it right so that it’s an asset, not a nuisance. Be picky about the property. While you don’t need to purchase anything high-end, always choose something...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
Smaller Florida Towns Offering Big Investment Opportunities
Photo by lydia_flick via Pixabay Looking to invest in Florida real estate? Steer clear of the biggies like Orlando and West Palm Beach, and focus on the money makers instead. These three little Florida towns have big investment potential. Sarasota Sarasota offers a slow-but-steady real estate investor's market. Over the last few years, home prices have incrementally increased,...
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Posted on 03/22/2020
Think Outside the Box When Building a Potting Bench
Photo by Andy via Pixabay A potting bench can provide you with a place to work on your garden, from starting seeds to grafting and transplanting. Ideally, your bench should be at a comfortable height for you to work at, be sturdy enough to support plants and tools and enhance the look of your yard. You have several...
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Posted on 03/15/2020
Is Now a Good Time to Purchase a Second House?
Although you might already own a house, now may prove to be a good time to pursue a second residence. For example, if you have always wanted to own a home in the mountains, you can purchase a second residence to make your dream come true. On the other hand, if you want to own a vacation residence on...
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Posted on 03/14/2020
Another Property Sold - 2448 Warne Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952
ALL NEW --TOTAL REMODEL--KITCHEN. BATHROOM, & ROOF, Fabulously Updated Kitchen: new cabinets, new granite counter-tops and General Electric slate colored appliances. Even the Kitchen sink! Demolished old bathroom ALL NEW walk-in shower with pebble like flooring, grey vanity on pebble flooring. Tile Pattern at front door, GREAT ROOM has dark laminate, Florida Room carpet. tile in the kitchen & interior laundry room. Quiet neighborhood, no heavy traffic. Neighborhood Sidewalks to new McGuire Park with splash pad, playground, picnic tables and much more! Property has nice backyard with patio and shed for additional storage. Just off US 41 for...
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Posted on 03/13/2020
Another Property Sold - 2324 W Price Boulevard, North Port, FL 34286
SPACIOUS AND BRIGHT 3/2/2 2600 tsf home with Florida Room. Centrally located in North Port close to shopping, entertainment, restaurants with easy access to 41 and I-75 for those who commute. Beautifully landscaped house boasts vaulted ceilings, open split floor plan, ceramic and porcelain tile throughout. Re-roofed in 2018 with transferable warranty and 50 year shingles. Washer and water heater replaced in 2019. City water with added Kinetico water softener system. Kitchen has lots of storage, solid wood cabinets with a breakfast bar, opens to formal dining area. Master bedroom has tray ceilings, porcelain tile and walk in closet with...
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Posted on 03/08/2020
Las Almanos Avenue, North Port, FL 34288 now has a new price of $21,900!
DOUBLE LOT. This is a great lot in nice location in North Port, one of the fastest growing communities in Florida, home of The Atlanta Braves Spring Training ,Gulf Coast beaches, Sarasota, Punta Gorda, world famous Warm Mineral Springs and downtown North Port. With power on site makes this lot great place to build your dream home or invest, opportunities are endless. Close to all amenities; schools, shopping, major highways, restaurants and other attractions. Information about local builders is available upon request. You can enjoy the piece of PARADISE. Seller is very...
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Posted on 03/08/2020
How to Prepare Your Pets for a Move
Image by Kazuky Akayashi from Unsplash Whether you’re moving down the street or to a different state, it’s important to make sure your pets are prepared for this change. There are several practical things to consider while getting your pets ready for your move. Since you already have a lot to keep track of between packing and planning...
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Posted on 03/01/2020
How to Lift Your Home's Mood with Aromatherapy
Photo by Seksak Kerdkanno via Pixabay Diffusing aromas in your home is a great way to settle in, relax and enjoy a fresh, clean scent that calms the nerves. How Do We Know Aromatherapy Works? Research gives us the scoop. Take lavender, for example. Research shows lavender: Eases nervousness much better than a placebo. Raises people's scientifically measured...
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Posted on 02/23/2020
3 Types of Accessible Home Designs for Active Aging
Photo by Victor Rodriguez on Unsplash It's no secret that people are living longer and maintaining more active lifestyles as they age. While the ultimate goal is to stay agile and able, we all know that at some point, we may not be able to do what we once could. Accessible home can help us continue to live...
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Posted on 02/19/2020
Another Property Sold - 7390 W Country Club Drive N, Sarasota, FL 34243
Two bedroom, two bath, bonus room and Florida room villa located in Palm Aire. Located next to the larger of two community pools with spacious side yard providing more outside space than typical the villa. Green belt view in rear. KItchen features corian counter tops. The extended one car garage provides extra space for storage or golf cart storage. Palm Aire Country Club membership is not mandatory but multiple membership options are available. The Palm Aire commuity is just off the University corridor with shopping, grocery, pharmacy and the Univeristy Town Center Mall and shopping complexes just a short drive...
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Posted on 02/16/2020
Is Your Residence Worth More Than You Originally Paid for It?
If you intend to list your residence in the near future, you might believe your house is worth more than you originally paid for it. However, there are many factors that impact a house's value, and these factors include: 1. The Current State of the Real Estate Market The housing market can vary from city to city, town to...
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