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Another Property Sold - 719 21ST Avenue W, Bradenton, FL 34205
Posted on 01/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 719 21ST Avenue W, Bradenton, FL 34205
INVESTOR ALERT ***Two units*** Excellent rental opportunity! Large lot near heart of Bradenton. The house has a 2 bedroom, 1 bath unit downstairs with a garage conversion that is now being used as a work space but could easily be converted into a third bedroom, and a 1 bedroom, 1 bath mother-in-law suite upstairs with separate entrance. In the downstairs unit, the carpet, kitchen, bathroom, and paint are newly updated. The upstairs unit is fully functional, but could use some TLC. New roof installed...
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Florida's 2019 Market Trends
Posted on 01/16/2020
Florida's 2019 Market Trends
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay Florida is usually in the limelight, nationally and internationally, when it comes to real estate investors and those wanting a place in the sun. Whether you're an investor or a homebuyer interested in the Sunshine state, there are several factors that affected the 2019 market. Trend Factors Three main factors had an...
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Home Showings: What Sellers Need to Know
Posted on 01/09/2020
Home Showings: What Sellers Need to Know
If you plan to sell your home, it often is a good idea to learn about property showings. That way, you can prepare for showings and boost the likelihood of a fast, profitable property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three things that sellers need to know about home showings. 1. A showing may make or break...
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Quick Tips for Paying off Your Mortgage
Posted on 01/02/2020
Quick Tips for Paying off Your Mortgage
Photo by ESB Professional via Shutterstock If the thought of getting a mortgage and being in that much debt is stopping you from buying a home, plan to pay it off. Here’s how you can do it in just five to 10 years. Live well below your means. If you can keep your mortgage payment to below twenty...
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Another Property Sold - 4218 Berkshire Drive, Sarasota, FL 34241
Posted on 12/29/2019
Another Property Sold - 4218 Berkshire Drive, Sarasota, FL 34241
LAKE SARASOTA-No deed restrictions! Come check out this UpDaTeD 4 bedroom, 2 bath POOL HOME with living room, dining room, family room, split bedroom plan with updated master suite on one side, the other bedrooms on the other side, huge laundry/utility room plus a garage conversion that will make a great home office/den/5th bedroom/studio/in-law aptartment, etc. New DURABLE and waterproof vinyl flooring throughout, updated kitchen with Stainless appliances, granite, nice backsplash, cove lighting, bathroom updates, New exterior doors, new floor & chair moldings, new ceiling fans, New electric plugs throughout, 33' tiled covered lanai...
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Holiday Gifts: What to Get Your Mail Carrier
Posted on 12/26/2019
Holiday Gifts: What to Get Your Mail Carrier
Photo by Dference via Pixabay"Can I tip the mail carrier?" It's a burning question whenever the holiday season approaches. The short answer is no. Postal employees are bound by an Ethical Conduct code. Within this code, a rule lets carriers take a non-monetary gift worth up to $20. The annual total gift limit from one customer is $50...
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Video Tour  - 3141 Regatta Circle, Sarasota, FL 34231
Posted on 12/20/2019
Video Tour - 3141 Regatta Circle, Sarasota, FL 34231
GULF GATE CHARMER in impeccable condition with a private pool & screened cage. This two bedroom, two bath home has a huge living room, separate dining room, Great Florida Room, large one car garage with it's own shower! Updates include New roof, Hew HVAC, New hot water tank, New refrigerator and garbage disposal, Newer washer & dryer, Newer pool pump and filter, all windows have been replaced with energy efficient, double pane windows, the home has been re-plumbed and the carpet is only one year old - ceramic tile approximately 3 or 4 years old. The kitchen cabinets have been refaced and there is a new pantry with roll out shelving! The...
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3141 Regatta Circle, Sarasota, FL 34231 is now new to the market!
Posted on 12/20/2019
3141 Regatta Circle, Sarasota, FL 34231 is now new to the market!
GULF GATE CHARMER in impeccable condition with a private pool & screened cage. This two bedroom, two bath home has a huge living room, separate dining room, Great Florida Room, large one car garage with it's own shower! Updates include New roof, Hew HVAC, New hot water tank, New refrigerator and garbage disposal, Newer washer & dryer, Newer pool pump and filter, all windows have been replaced with energy efficient, double pane windows, the home has been re-plumbed and the carpet is only one year old - ceramic tile approximately 3 or 4 years old. The kitchen cabinets have been refaced and there is a new pantry with roll out shelving! The...
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How Long Will It Take You to Find Your Ideal Florida Luxury Home?
Posted on 12/19/2019
How Long Will It Take You to Find Your Ideal Florida Luxury Home?
Although there is no shortage of premium luxury homes in Jacksonville, St Augustine and other Florida cities and towns, the top residences sell quickly. Thus, for those who hesitate as they pursue Sunshine State luxury houses, it may take many weeks or months to find and purchase the right residence. Ultimately, there are many things that you can do...
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Avoid Home Security Blunders When Travelling
Posted on 12/12/2019
Avoid Home Security Blunders When Travelling
A struggle that everyone faces is keeping priorities straight. As careers advance, families grow, and financial responsibilities increase, some priorities fall by the wayside. One example of how that can happen is with home security. When you have your mind on twenty other things that need to be taken care of this week, it's easy to forget about consistently...
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Another Property Sold - 3765 Glen Oaks Manor Drive, Sarasota, FL 34232
Posted on 12/09/2019
Another Property Sold - 3765 Glen Oaks Manor Drive, Sarasota, FL 34232
GLEN OAKS MANOR...Pool Villa. This home has updated flooring, built in cabinets/shelving, new HVAC, NEST, Pool Heater and pool equipment, Hot Water Tank and great views. ...
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Video Tour  - 1819 University Place #147, Sarasota, FL 34235
Posted on 12/08/2019
Video Tour - 1819 University Place #147, Sarasota, FL 34235
FREE STANDING VILLA in Strathmore, a 55+ Community close to Downtown Sarasota, Lido & UTC. This fun and beautiful 1200 s.f. Villa has 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, Laundry/utility room, a carport plus driveway and is located with a wooded forest view in the back. Updates include energy efficient, double pane, IMPACT GLASS WINDOWS throughout the home, a new HVAC in 2018, updated lighting, some updates in both bathrooms, kitchen has new "Black Ice" refrigerator and dishwasher also new garbage disposal. Can be sold furnished/turn key. Community amenities include heated pool, nicely updated rec center, on site office, lawn bowling. Condo...
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