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Posted on 05/31/2020
What First-Time Buyers Need to Know
Photo by StockEU via Shutterstock Purchasing a home for the first time is often a daunting task. There are many things to know and a plethora of conflicting advice. If you’re new to real estate and the home-buying process, keeping these tips in mind can help make the path to homeownership smoother. Pick the Right Person Choosing a...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
How to Use Colors without Overwhelming Your Home
Photo by Ferenc Keresi via Pixabay Color can – and should – be used to decorate your home, but for most of us, too much bright color is more obnoxious than invigorating. Those screaming bright yellow walls may look amazing in the magazine spread, but you may not be prepared to live with that much color in your...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
How to Care for Succulents Indoors
Image by Milada Vigerova from Pixabay Caring for indoor succulents is not as intimidating as it may seem. Even though growing them can be a challenge, there are lots of care tips that could make things easier. Succulents are not the ideal plants to grow indoors but that should not stop you from growing them. With the right...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Myths to Watch for During Home Improvement
Photo by Rades via Shutterstock Not everything you’ve heard over the years about home improvements actually “improves” your return on investment. In fact, there are some myths that continue to crop up that surprise homeowners when they price their homes to sell them on the market. Learning the difference between a change you make for your family to...
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Posted on 05/09/2020
Another Property Sold - 2225 62ND Avenue N #3104, St Petersburg, FL 33702
What a deal! 2 bedrooms 2 bathroom ground floor unit. Don't miss out. This great two bedroom, two bathroom condominium is a ground floor end unit with plenty of light coming in. It has a very nice screened in lanai with a storage closet. One of the most desirable things this unit has is inside laundry and NEWER HURRICANE (CERTIFIED CATEGORY 5) WINDOWS ALL AROUND THE UNIT. The master bedroom includes a large walk-in closet. MASTER BATH has a $15 Thousand dollar investment on the BATHTUB. There is a beautiful pool and clubhouse area for you to relax or entertain guests. ASSIGNED PARKING IN THE FRONT. THE LOW ASSOCIATION FEE INCLUDES: BASIC...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
3 Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector
If you intend to buy a house, you may want to employ a home inspector. In fact, there are many reasons why a buyer may hire a house inspector, such as: 1. You want to identify any underlying home problems. Although you may have walked through a house a few times before you submitted an offer to purchase, a...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
List Your Florida Luxury Home for a Reasonable Price
If you intend to sell a luxury house in Jacksonville, Boca Raton or any other Florida city or town, it generally is a good idea to set a reasonable initial asking price for your home. Because if you fail to price your Sunshine State luxury house appropriately, you may struggle to generate interest in your residence. Ultimately, there are...
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Posted on 04/21/2020
Another Property Sold - 6550 Shoreline Drive #7204, St Petersburg, FL 33708
Back on the market! Lovely condo with panoramic nature and water views nestled along the shores of Long Bayou. This large 1576 square foot, 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo is freshly painted and comes with brand-new carpet, plenty of storage space and an additional exterior storage closet, an inside laundry room, his and hers walk-in closets in master en suite, an assigned parking space near the elevator and much more! The Condo Fee includes the usual exterior and grounds maintenance, insurance, excellent reserves, plus Spectrum HD cable TV and high-speed internet service at no additional charge. Located in a 77-acre gated nature preserve in the...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
How to Appeal to Millennial Buyers
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you've recently made the decision to put your home on the market in the near future, you're probably already aware that the Millennial generation has a reputation for being a bit different from their counterparts of the past. For instance, you may have heard that this generation is putting off home ownership...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Yale Offers Free Happiness Course Online
Photo by Andre Furtado from Pexels A study performed by MIT and Oxford University found that people are 13 percent more productive when they're happy. This higher level of productivity impacts everything like: How you communicate with others and build relationships Where your career path takes you and how quickly How effectively you navigate life But a significant...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Buying an Old House? What to Look For
Photo by Wulfman65 via Shutterstock When you’re thinking about purchasing a home, an old house versus that new one is something to ponder. If you’ve thought about buying an older home, consider each of these areas before making an offer. Have your agent write contingencies into your contract, and by all means, don’t forego an inspection. Consider HazMat...
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Posted on 04/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 6450 Shoreline Drive #9502, St Petersburg, FL 33708
Lovely top-floor condo with panoramic water views! This large 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo features hurricane-impact windows, porcelain tile and high-end laminate flooring, a beautifully renovated master shower enclosure, newer appliances and AC, and an enclosed lanai with vinyl windows that can keep the rain out or let the breezes in. This condo has only been occupied for 5 months a year and is in great shape! All of this set in a gated, 77-acre nature preserve and waterfront community with two pools, spa, fitness center, and almost 2 miles of walking trails. Furniture is separately negotiable. Don't let this one pass you...
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