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How to Rise Above the Homebuying Competition
Posted on 10/13/2019
How to Rise Above the Homebuying Competition
Let's face it – there is no shortage of buyers competing for the top residences. However, there are many things you can do to rise above the homebuying competition, and these include: 1. Review the Local Housing Market The housing market fluctuates. In some instances, the housing market may favor buyers. Or, in other cases, it may favor sellers....
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October: City of Sarasota Special Event Notice
Posted on 10/08/2019
October: City of Sarasota Special Event Notice
The following DOWNTOWN EVENTS have been approved with STREET CLOSURES by the City of Sarasota Name of Event: National Night Out Date & Time of Event: 10.01.2019 between 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Location of Event: Adams Lane Street Closings & Times: Adams Lane between 3:30 pm-9:00 pm Event Sponsor & On-site Phone: Sarasota Police Department & Sgt. Bolden 941-915-1710...
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5 Awesome Tips For Building An Outdoor Kitchen
Posted on 10/06/2019
5 Awesome Tips For Building An Outdoor Kitchen
Eating a meal outside with friends and family under the glittering stars or the warm sun is such a lovely experience that a lot of people look forward to in their home. Imagine summertime, and you’re with your friends and family, in the comfort of your garden grilling barbecue. Such a moment is priceless. There are lots of...
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What to Consider When Renovating Your Bathroom
Posted on 09/29/2019
What to Consider When Renovating Your Bathroom
No home is complete without a bathroom. Bathrooms are in daily use and so requires renovation occasionally. Before you renovate your bathroom, there are some important things to consider. Some of what you should think about when renovating your bathroom is as follows: Select Elegant Fixtures This is very important because it affects the overall feel of your...
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Resale Prep With Pets - Carpet
Posted on 09/22/2019
Resale Prep With Pets - Carpet
If you're selling your home mostly as is, with carpet that's a few years old, you'll need to give it a complete and thorough cleaning before you show the home. Even if you recently installed new carpet, you may have had to continue living in the house with your pets before you put your home on the market....
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7 Artful Home Decorating Ideas
Posted on 09/15/2019
7 Artful Home Decorating Ideas
When it comes to interior decorating, there are many great ideas out there for you to try out at home. With some simple and affordable plans, you can give your home an instant refresh. Try out the following home decor ideas for your home: Wallpaper If you have a work-space and you own some floating shelves, you can...
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Should You Buy a Smart Home Device?
Posted on 09/08/2019
Should You Buy a Smart Home Device?
There is no shortage of smart home devices available to property owners nationwide. From light bulbs to thermostats, there are lots of devices that you can pick up to transform an ordinary residence into a smart house. Ultimately, there are plenty of reasons to invest in smart home devices. These reasons include: 1. Smart home devices offer unmatched convenience....
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Another Property Sold - 5312 Provence Lane, Sarasota, FL 34233
Posted on 09/05/2019
Another Property Sold - 5312 Provence Lane, Sarasota, FL 34233
Under Construction. UNDER CONSTRUCTION All new! Location, location, location! New construction home in the heart of Sarasota. This beautiful home, known as the Espirit floor plan, includes 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths ,den and loft. The open floorplan encompassed 2577 sqft. of living space and has a 2 car garage! The home is beautifully appointed with luxurious upgrades inside and out, including decorative tile roof along with front driveway and entry pavers and a custom designed landscaping package. Downstairs includes a large great room, den and Master bedroom along with a gourmet kitchen and dining room. The large great room is the perfect...
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Another Property Sold - 2631 Morrietta Lane, North Port, FL 34286
Posted on 09/04/2019
Another Property Sold - 2631 Morrietta Lane, North Port, FL 34286
Adorable!!...Owner has meticulously maintained and cared for this 3 bedroom 2 bath home..from replacing A/C in 2016,Hot Water Tank- 2015,Appliances -2017,Master bath shower 2019, Well replaced New Pressure Tank and Switch Float plus monthly maintenance contract, Septic all cleaned AND pumped out 2015, Dryer vents serviced 2018, Plantations shutters throughout home. ...Oh AND landscaping and new fencing 2018. If you have been looking for a lovingly cared for home that is affordably priced, your search has ended. And all close to restaurants,shopping.. 12 miles to the beach...13 miles to Venice ..Rte 75 and Rte 41 both 5 mins...
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Credit Card Secrets
Posted on 09/01/2019
Credit Card Secrets
There are some secrets that you should know to reap several benefits associated with credit cards. Knowing these secrets will put you in a better position to enjoy the benefits of highly competitive lenders. These three ideas will teach you how to make effective use of your bank cards: 1. Get cards with beneficial reward possibilities. Some individuals...
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How to Keep House... Millennial-Style
Posted on 08/25/2019
How to Keep House... Millennial-Style
Yes, mom's house always seemed magically clean, so you may have missed some of her little tricks and tips. Here are a few to add to your cleaning repertoire and simplify your life. Housekeeping hacks Repurpose your orange peels: Place orange, lemon, or lime peels in your garbage disposal and run with plenty of water to clean out...
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7 Home Improvements Ideas you can try on a Budget
Posted on 08/18/2019
7 Home Improvements Ideas you can try on a Budget
Upgrading the look and feel of your home doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. You can actually carry out a lot of home improvement plans on your home even when you are on a budget. Check this list below for the top 7 home improvement ideas you can execute. As an added benefit, they may come...
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