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The Compelling Advantages of Dog Ownership
Posted on 03/22/2020
The Compelling Advantages of Dog Ownership
Statistics vary, but according to two credible sources, 44% of Americans own a dog. That means that if you don't own a dog, there's a strong chance one or both of your next door neighbors do! Why are dogs such a permanent fixture in so many households? Unconditional love is probably the number one reason most people bring a...
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How to Execute a Homebuying Plan
Posted on 03/15/2020
How to Execute a Homebuying Plan
A homebuying plan is a must-have, particularly for those who want to enjoy a successful property buying experience. Lucky for you, there are many things you can do to execute a homebuying plan to perfection. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you put your homebuying plan into action and achieve the best-possible results during the...
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Qualifying for a Mortgage When You Are Self-Employed
Posted on 03/08/2020
Qualifying for a Mortgage When You Are Self-Employed
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay When you’re self-employed, it’s difficult to decide whether you are ready to buy a house. After all, your income might come in spurts instead of having a regular check every week or two. Being prepared for the mortgage process increases the chance that your application will be approved. Self-employed people have more hurdles...
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Is Your Florida Luxury Residence Attractive to Buyers?
Posted on 03/01/2020
Is Your Florida Luxury Residence Attractive to Buyers?
If you intend to sell a luxury residence in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville or any other Florida city or town, it may be beneficial to upgrade your house's appearance. That way, you can make your Sunshine State luxury house an attractive option to buyers. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you enhance the look of your...
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Conserve Energy with Efficient Windows
Posted on 02/23/2020
Conserve Energy with Efficient Windows
Image by Petter Rudwall from Unsplash Older windows can end up costing you more on your heating and cooling bills. These windows can be drafty in winter and let in too much heat during summer. According to the Department of Energy, windows can account for up to 30 percent of energy usage in homes due to heat loss...
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Smart Home Gadgets: Inexpensive Fixes to Lower Your Bills
Posted on 02/16/2020
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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Craft a House Selling Blueprint
Posted on 02/09/2020
Craft a House Selling Blueprint
Selling a home can be quick and seamless, particularly for an individual who crafts a property selling blueprint. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you create a successful plan to sell your house. 1. Analyze the Local Housing Market A seller who understands the housing market in his or her city or town may be...
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Another Property Sold - 11205 Glover Road, Port Richey, FL 34668
Posted on 02/08/2020
Another Property Sold - 11205 Glover Road, Port Richey, FL 34668
Freshly updated 2 bedroom 2 bath one level home with a one car garage, enclosed lanai and concrete driveway with multiple spaces. Exterior and interior have just been painted. Flooring has been completely updated with laminate and lanai flooring was updated with waterproof plank vinyl. Ensuite bath in master bedroom has a walk in shower and guest bath does have a tub. Convenient Port Richey neighborhood is close to shopping, beaches and other conveniences. Perfect house for first time buyers, 2nd home or anyone wanting a great neighborhood with fresh updates! No HOA's or...
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Another Property Sold - 13210 Satin Lily Drive, Riverview, FL 33579
Posted on 02/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 13210 Satin Lily Drive, Riverview, FL 33579
Under Construction. This elegant 3,777 square foot model features a spacious, open floorplan with five bedrooms, three and a half baths and a huge three car garage. The downstairs master suite provides a relaxing retreat. Journey upstairs to find a large game room and enjoy some leisure and relaxation. The Kitchen features 42" staggered Duraform Downing Linen raised square panel cabinetry adorned with Crown Molding & showcased with Satin Nickel hardware along with New Caledonia granite countertops & paired with stainless-steel GE® appliances. 18x18 Cabo Shore ceramic tile laid on the diagonal completes the look. This home is perfect for any...
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How Long Does It Take to Find the Right Florida Luxury Residence?
Posted on 02/02/2020
How Long Does It Take to Find the Right Florida Luxury Residence?
If you're on the lookout for a luxury home in Orlando, Fort Lauderdale or elsewhere in Florida, it is important to set realistic property buying expectations. Thus, you should not enter the Sunshine State luxury housing market and expect to discover your ideal residence right away. Because in some instances, it may take many weeks or months to find...
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Tips for Selling Your Home as Quickly as Possible
Posted on 01/26/2020
Tips for Selling Your Home as Quickly as Possible
Image by mynemesis2011 from Pixabay If you're anticipating putting your home on the market soon and want to sell it as quickly as possible, you're probably thinking that the best way to accomplish this is to accept a major drop in price. Although it's true that price points can affect how quickly a property sells, you don't have...
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Was Your Open House an Immediate Success?
Posted on 01/19/2020
Was Your Open House an Immediate Success?
An open house may be considered a success if it leads to an offer to purchase or a home sale. For a seller to achieve the best-possible results from an open house, it is important for this individual to plan ahead. That way, a seller can ensure that his or her residence makes a great impression on buyers. Now,...
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