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Posted on 02/24/2021
Renovating with a Larger Budget: Enlarging Your Kitchen
Image by ElasticComputeFarm from Pixabay Your house is perfect except for one thing: The kitchen is not even close to being large enough. Those who love to entertain and cook will probably agree that even a 15-foot wide by 20-foot long kitchen isn’t large enough, especially if you don’t have an open floor plan. Once you decide how...
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Posted on 02/17/2021
Guided Buying in Florida
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay When you are looking to buy a home in the state of Florida for the first time it can seem like a strange new concept. Everything in Florida is built around having fun. They love living, working, growing and exploring the state. There is just so much to do. You will find that...
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Posted on 02/10/2021
Creating an Organized and Restful Bedroom
Photo by WaveBreakMedia via Shutterstock A troubling trend in today’s home is difficulty finding restful sleep. Most of us have heard of a few ways to create a more relaxing atmosphere before bed. Here are a couple others to add to that list. Add Plants Many people avoid putting plants in their bedroom because they’re afraid they’ll get...
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Posted on 02/03/2021
Smart Home Gadgets: Inexpensive Fixes to Lower Your Bills
Photo by Halfpoint via Shutterstock When it comes to conserving energy, homeowners wanting to go green often spare no expense. Here are a few ways to upgrade your home without lightening your wallet. Smart Thermostat A powerful method to control your power use while saving money on your air conditioning bills in the summer and heating bills each...
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Posted on 01/27/2021
What Defines a Successful Home Search?
A successful home search enables you to discover your dream residence at a budget-friendly price. However, conducting a successful house search may be difficult, particularly for individuals who fail to prepare for the homebuying journey. Lucky for you, there are many things you can do to prevent problems as you search for your ideal home. Now, let's take a...
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Posted on 01/20/2021
Reasons to Tailor Your Home Search to Your Budget
For those who want to simplify the homebuying process, crafting a budget is ideal. Because if you tailor your house search to your finances, you can eliminate the risk of spending beyond your means to acquire your dream residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you budget for the homebuying journey. 1. Analyze Your Financial...
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Posted on 01/13/2021
Simple No-Knead Bread Recipe
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Bread can be fun to make, but kneading is hard work. If you're in a hurry or just don't feel up to the task of kneading your bread, this no-knead recipe is perfect for you. This is also an excellent bread to make if you've never made bread before, because it's simple and...
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Posted on 01/06/2021
Prepare Your Home for Seasonal Storms
Image by sandid from Pixabay Our homes are special from the first time we enter. That's why we spend our precious time and money caring for our dwellings when bad weather threatens damage. Spring Windstorms For homeowners, windstorms are often unassuming. We all know to watch for snow or rain, but high winds can cause significant home damage....
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Posted on 12/30/2020
What's It Like to Buy a Home?
There is no feeling like the one associated with buying a house. If you know how to navigate the homebuying journey, you can boost the likelihood of enjoying an unforgettable property buying experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you seamlessly navigate the homebuying journey. 1. Create Homebuying Criteria For those who want to enter...
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Posted on 12/23/2020
Contract Contingencies
Photo by Cytonn Photography from Pexels When you buy and sell real estate in Florida, your real estate agent probably uses the FAR/BAR “as is” contract. The contract has five contingencies, or exceptions, that protect the buyer. A buyer or seller can also add their own contingencies. To have a valid contract, the buyer must put down “consideration,”...
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Posted on 12/16/2020
Traveling to Maine? Here's What You Must See
Photo by J. Lynne Hardesty via PixabayThe little state of Maine draws thousands of travelers each year. If you’re among those who are making the trek to this popular travel destination, you may feel overwhelmed by the plethora of things to see and do. If your time is limited, here are a few things you simply must see...
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Posted on 12/09/2020
Another Property Sold - 3524 Trask Drive, Holiday, FL 34691
This 2 bedroom, 1 bath home is equipped with a 1 car garage and features a rear screen enclosed lanai surrounded by a huge fenced back yard. The interior sits on wood flooring throughout. Currently tenant occupied and tenant would like to stay. This one has a lot of investment potential! Come see for yourself...
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