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Posted on 05/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 16623 6TH Avenue E, Bradenton, FL 34212
This impressive 4 bedroom 4 bath, 3 car garage estate home conveys grandeur and elegance throughout every aspect of the homes features. As you enter this home through the double doors you're greeted by soaring 10-foot ceilings an open concept great room plan and a beautiful view of the extended lanai. The gourmet kitchen is at the heart of the home and features a large kitchen island 42" cabinets, lots of counter space, induction cooktop and spacious walk-in pantry. The huge Master Suite features oversized walk-in shower and garden tub, dual vanity sinks and sliding glass doors to access enclosed pool and patio. The 3 spacious guest bedrooms...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
3 Common Homebuying Concerns, and How to Address Them
If you plan to buy a home in the immediate future, there are several concerns that you should address before you embark on your house search. In fact, some of the most common homebuying concerns include: 1. Lack of Home Financing You know you want to purchase a house, but obtaining financing sometimes is difficult. Fortunately, if you meet...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
How do VA Loans Work?
Image by Ally Thomas from Pixabay A VA loan can be the key to getting some of the most attractive terms possible on a home loan. Not only are lenders more forgiving on the minimum down payment requirements, but you may also be exempt from paying Private Mortgage Insurance until you've built up enough equity in the home....
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Posted on 05/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 3106 15TH Avenue W, Bradenton, FL 34205
Looking for a charming pool home in a well established neighborhood? Well look no more. This 3 bedroom 2 bath house is ready to be made a home. Fresh paint inside and out, 2017 roof, 2020 Air Conditioning, Insulated windows, and granite are just a few of the recent updates to this move in ready paradise. Step out the back door with a lemonade and enjoy the Florida sunshine next to your sparkly pool. Plenty of room to park a boat, RV or heck build that Outdoor Kitchen you have always dreamed of. This home is vacant and ready to show so please don't wait. schedule your private viewing today. Seller will be offering a 1 year home...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
3 Ways to Prepare Your Credit Before Your House Hunt Begins
Photo by bongkarn thanyakij from Pexels Shopping for a new home should be an exciting experience, but if you are unsure of where you stand with your credit, it can be a little nerve-wracking. Having good credit will not only help you to secure more favorable interest rates for your mortgage, but it can also help you to...
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Posted on 05/04/2020
Another Property Sold - 7914 Grand Estuary Trail #102, Bradenton, FL 34212
AFFORDABLE EXCELLENCE...Looking for Resort Style living at a price that won't break the bank...OR a 27 Hole Championship Golf course that will improve your skill sets...Or WATER, PRESERVE & FAIRWAY views? This spacious 3 bed unit Ticks All the Boxes!!! Enter through a luxurious Etched glass entry door & walk up mahogany stairs to breathtaking views from the enormous Great Room, Kitchen, oversized lanai and Master Bedroom. Upgrades include: A "Serving" pantry/dry bar with granite top highlights the dining area large enough for entertaining family and friends...Crown molding adds a touch of elegance to all main living areas...18"...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Estate Sales: Find Your Hidden Gem
Photo by MoneyforCoffee via Pixabay Online tools make it easy to find good estate and moving sales. Here's how to catch the best of the local offerings. Your Smartphone Can Keep You Posted. Do a search for find garage sales near me and you'll immediately see online apps that work on your phone to tell you about yard...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Should You Avoid an HOA Neighborhood?
Photo by Romakoma via Shutterstock Many modern housing developments share areas such as parks, pools and playgrounds. When this is the case, they need a homeowner’s association to tend to the needs of the common areas. The same is true for condominium complexes and townhome communities. Since hallways, elevators and the outsides of buildings require shared maintenance, the...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Prepare Your Home for Seasonal Storms
Image by sandid from Pixabay Our homes are special from the first time we enter. That's why we spend our precious time and money caring for our dwellings when bad weather threatens damage. Spring Windstorms For homeowners, windstorms are often unassuming. We all know to watch for snow or rain, but high winds can cause significant home damage....
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Posted on 04/15/2020
Another Property Sold - 188 Wandering Wetlands Circle, Bradenton, FL 34212
New Value Price! Don't want to live through a whole house renovation? Then you’ve GOT to see this KITCHEN!!! The rest of the house is fantastic too. After walking through all the other homes nearby you’ll be saying, “We’re not in Kansas-or River Strand-anymore!” Over $43K of custom upgrades make it a ONE OF A KIND in The Sanctuary in River Strand. Social membership with this home so no golf fees. Additional Kitchen cabinetry added to maximize storage with Timberlake soft close drawers, under cabinet lighting and a new Induction Range with Double Oven will make entertaining a breeze! NO CARPET as the latest in LVP luxury flooring was...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Pets: Creating Your Pets' New Favorite Spot
Photo by Ilona Krijgsman via Pixabay Whether you own a cat, dog, reptile, or another animal, these critters are members of the family. But with cramped spaces and home layouts that aren’t very focused on the comfort and safety of your pets, you may need to make some modifications to make your home more pet-friendly. And given how...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Quick Key Points about Earnest Money
Photo by Mercigod via Shutterstock Earnest money is the amount of money put down for a large purchase. While this is not limited to real estate, it is used frequently in the real estate industry. It’s a sign of good faith from the buyer to the seller and normally constitutes about 1%-5% of the home’s price. How much...
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