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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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Consider Cost of Living Differences when Relocating
Posted on 01/12/2020
Consider Cost of Living Differences when Relocating
Image by Wellnhofer Designs from Shutterstock When you’re relocating you search for a property and learn the real estate market in your new area. Are you also looking at what the general cost of living is in your new city? The cost of living can be very different from state to state and city to city. Here are...
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Step-Up Basis and Real Estate
Posted on 01/05/2020
Step-Up Basis and Real Estate
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay Suppose you’ve inherited your parents’ longtime home. Suppose they paid $100,000 for it, and it’s now worth $300,000. Had they sold it while it was in their possession, they would have avoided paying capital gains tax due to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Now that it’s yours, has that tax avoidance...
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Tips For Staying on Track With Home Improvements
Posted on 12/29/2019
Tips For Staying on Track With Home Improvements
One of the most satisfying aspects of being a new homeowner is the process of "making it your own." That could include everything from painting walls and hanging pictures to replacing window treatments and assembling shelves. (Then, of course, there's the unpacking, furniture arranging, organizing, and room cleaning!) For some people, one of the biggest challenges in getting unpacked,...
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Another Property Sold - 2810 E Caracas Street, Tampa, FL 33610
Posted on 12/29/2019
Another Property Sold - 2810 E Caracas Street, Tampa, FL 33610
This corner lot is zoned Industrial General. Value in the Industrial General Zoning. Currently with 3 dwellings. One wood frame 1928 built house needing extensive repair, 2 attached units and one small trailer all needing work. Could be considered tear downs depending on your plans for the property. Drive by...
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Another Property Sold - 2810 E Caracas Street, Tampa, FL 33610
Posted on 12/29/2019
Another Property Sold - 2810 E Caracas Street, Tampa, FL 33610
NEARLY A THIRD OF AN ACRE ZONED IG WITH 4 UNITS WITH SEPARATE ELECTRIC METERS FOR EACH. Value in the Industrial General Zoning. THE BIG HOUSE ON THE CORNER IS A 1928 BUILT, 3/2 AND NEEDS WORK, AS WELL AS THE OTHER 3 UNITS WHICH ARE 2 ONE BEDROOM/ONE BATH UNITS THAT ARE ATTACHED BUILT IN 1955 AND ONE SMALL 1/1 TRAILER BUILT 1980. OWNER PAYS THE WATER BILL. DRIVE BY...
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Another Property Sold - 9515 Rockhill Road, Thonotosassa, FL 33592
Posted on 12/24/2019
Another Property Sold - 9515 Rockhill Road, Thonotosassa, FL 33592
.83 acre (RSC-2). Buildable lot for SFR, modular, family day care. No HOA. No building minimums. Septic and well required. Proximate to shopping, parks, HWY 301, I-75, I-4, HWY 92, Thonotosassa Elementary School, University of South Florida, Lake Thonotosassa, Big Top Flea Market, Lower Hillsborough Wilderness...
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Another Property Sold - 3066 Wister Circle, Valrico, FL 33596
Posted on 12/24/2019
Another Property Sold - 3066 Wister Circle, Valrico, FL 33596
Attractive Lithia Oaks location with sizable lot. 4 bedroom 2.5 bath pool home under $200K. Elevated Valrico lot with pool. Updating and extensive repairs are...
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Which Voice-Controlled Devices Should You Consider?
Posted on 12/22/2019
Which Voice-Controlled Devices Should You Consider?
Photo by Andrey Bryzgalov via Shutterstock We’ve learned to use voice controls in our cars for hands-free calling, but what about in our homes? Alexa, Google Assistant, Echo and Siri are for more than simply using your voice to switch on the lights or control the temperature. Here are more ways to control your home with the sound...
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Does Your Old Garden Shed Need a Face-lift ?
Posted on 12/15/2019
Does Your Old Garden Shed Need a Face-lift ?
Photo by Sue Rickhuss via Pixabay Do you have an old garden shed in your yard that's outlived its original purpose? Perhaps your gardening tools and supplies have moved on to a new shed or been relocated to a convenient spot in the corner of your garage. If so, you may be considering tearing down your old shed....
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Will Your Home Selling Strategy Work?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Will Your Home Selling Strategy Work?
Selling a home may prove to be an uphill climb. Fortunately, if you craft a home selling strategy, you can eliminate guesswork throughout the property selling cycle. A home selling plan is a must-have, and perhaps it is easy to understand why. This strategy enables you to prepare for potential hurdles you may encounter as you promote your residence...
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1810 Craven Drive, Seffner, FL 33584 now has a new price of $77,000!
Posted on 12/05/2019
1810 Craven Drive, Seffner, FL 33584 now has a new price of $77,000!
INVESTORS!! Seffner SFR .23 ac corner location in area of nice properties. 4/2.5/2 with pool and fireplace. Quiet street in the Greenfield Terrace subdivision. Close to Colson Elementary, Burnett Middle School and Armwood High School, churches, dining, post office. Proximate to major highways. NOTE: Structure is not safe for entry. NOTE: Demolition is ordered. Property is...
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