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Posted on 01/16/2022
5 Groundcover Plants That Won't Take Over Your Life
If you’re searching to replace your lawn or simply fill in an empty space in your garden, there are many groundcover plants you can choose from. Some produce flowers while others have attractive foliage, but regardless of expressions you can benefit from planting something in the space to keep out opportunistic weeds. However, it’s important to consider how...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
No Demolition Required: 3 Build-In-Place Renovation Projects to Consider
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Renovation projects might seem like a huge undertaking, but transforming rooms does not necessarily require demolishing the existing infrastructure. Some living spaces simply require additional elements to enhance their usefulness and your peaceful enjoyment. These are build-in-place home renovation ideas that can change the way people experience being at home. 1: Create A...
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Posted on 01/02/2022
Strategies for Dealing With Multiple Offers for Your Home
If you’re selling your home, the idea of getting multiple offers to buy might seem like an ideal scenario. However, managing multiple offers can be complicated and even stressful. Working with a real estate agent will help you figure out the best course of action, but so will understanding your options. Here are some choices you can make...
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Posted on 12/29/2021
Another Property Sold - 2304 Hickory Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34234
Financing fell through....Just west of the trail in this unique enclave of "Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores" sits this lovely 2 bed 2 bath botanical "Selby Garden" style cottage.Conveniently located to downtown with that "Old Florida" charm and a short walk to the bay for those magificent sunsets make this the perfect spot.It has mature landscaping, slate and stone pathways and a picture perfect pergola covered back deck which is just meant for fresco dining, socializing and entertaining. The interior has many upgrades from hurricane windows...flooring...baths...instant gas hot water tank...entire home water filtration sysytem, as well as, many...
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Posted on 12/26/2021
Construction Loans vs. Traditional Home Mortgages
Image by pasja1000 from Pixabay Most homeowners have a mortgage against their house, and homebuyers who purchase existing homes usually secure a traditional mortgage before closing. When building a new house, however, you’re likely to need a construction loan before getting a home mortgage. Here’s a breakdown of each, including how they’re used in the new home building...
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Posted on 12/19/2021
Best and Most Cost-Effective Ways to Pay for Home Improvements
While qualified borrowers often like to have choices, having too many funding options can get confusing. If you are considering borrowing money to upgrade your home, here are a few things to consider. How Do Home Improvement Loans Work? It’s essential to understand that the term “home improvement loan” is not precise. This type of borrowing typically involves...
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Posted on 12/12/2021
Checklist: Electrical Maintenance Projects for Your Home
Keeping your electrical system in good condition is a crucial part of lowering the risk of electric shocks, fires and other electrical hazards. Have professional electricians handle major electrical problems and installations, such as putting in new wiring or repairing faulty wires. Doing some regular maintenance on your own can help reduce the risk of electrical problems in...
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Posted on 12/05/2021
Tips for creating a natural disaster plan at home
Depending on where you live, you're likely to be at risk for some type of natural disaster. Hurricanes and tropical storms, snowstorms, ice storms, tornadoes, flash floods, earthquakes and wildfires are among the many natural disasters many homeowners have to face regularly. Having a natural disaster plan prepared can help you know what to do if this type...
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Posted on 11/30/2021
Another Property Sold - 5010 Willow Preserve Way, Palmetto, FL 34221
No need to wait for that new home to be built...here is your chance to live in a 2 year old beautiful DR HORTON "ARIA" design home on a premium lot backing up to the preserve in a GREAT community. Made with block and concrete...enery efficient appliances, granite counters in kitchen and state-of-the-art smart home system. A SPLIT FLOOR PLAN gives that privacy needed when guests start arriving. Homeowners will enjoy the sparkling waters of the community pool and the clubhouse facilities. Close to shopping, Ellenton outlets, restaurants. Plus close to easy on and easy off exit to 75. Short distance to golfing...and Manatee River... Hurry...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
4 Details You Can't Forget When Building a Custom Home
Photo byJean van der Meulen fromPexels From the moment you decide to build a new home, you are going to be inundated with decisions to make. Most of these decisions are large and can be overwhelming at times, but it's important not to lose sight of the small details that will transform your house into a home. These...
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Posted on 11/23/2021
Another Property Sold - 9044 Willowbrook Circle, Bradenton, FL 34212
Stoneybrook Golf Community with no mandatory golf fees! Everything that you've been looking for! Fabulous 4 BR, 3 BA pool home with 3 Car Garage! Do not miss this beautifully maintained home with private backyard. Bright and sunny Great Room with double sliders leading to pool and spa, ceil. fan and recessed lighting. Wonderful kitchen with Maple cabinets, breakfast nook, SS appliances, telephone desk, double sink, breakfast nook and large pantry. Living room and dining room offer great flex space and have new carpeting. LR also has sliders to pool area. Retire to your generous MBR suite which offers new carpeting, tray ceiling, 2 walk in...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
How to Avoid Common Renter Mistakes
Renting a home is a complicated process. Whether you’re a first-time renter or a seasoned pro, navigating the rental market can be overwhelming. Just like with buying a home, it’s easy to make mistakes or miss important details. Here are some tips for avoiding common renter mistakes. Read the Entire Lease When you’re choosing a place to live,...
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