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First Rental Properties: Dos and Don'ts
Posted on 12/01/2019
First Rental Properties: Dos and Don'ts
Photo by 1000Photography via Shutterstock Investment in real estate rental properties has many upsides. You can make great money long term. But as with any business, there are risks. Before you turn your condo or townhouse into a rental or invest in a house or duplex, consider the ramifications and consult professionals. Dos and Don’ts: Do set up...
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Green Features: What Buyers Are Looking For
Posted on 11/24/2019
Green Features: What Buyers Are Looking For
Photo by Sumanley Xulx via PixabayHomeowners looking to get top dollar for their house often invest in improvements to make their home more appealing to prospective buyers. Sure, they can slap up a coat of paint and make other minor cosmetic improvements, but these won’t necessarily increase their home’s value. In a survey conducted by the National Association...
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12128 Gordon Avenue, Port Charlotte, FL 33981 now has a new price of $7,700!
Posted on 11/23/2019
12128 Gordon Avenue, Port Charlotte, FL 33981 now has a new price of $7,700!
PRICE ADJUSTMENT NOW $7700! BUILDERS TAKE NOTICE! This vacant lot is located in GULF COVE, a community nestled along the scenic MYAKKA RIVER. You will love the tranquility of GULF COVE and the access it provides by way of a community boat ramp to some of the best fishing and most beautiful beaches in the land. You must purchase a boat ramp decal (currently $60 annually) to use the community boat ramp. The Gulf Cove property owners association (membership is optional) at $60 per year, provides access to and helps maintain the community park and recreational...
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Tips for Home Sellers: Maximize Your Time and Resources
Posted on 11/17/2019
Tips for Home Sellers: Maximize Your Time and Resources
In some instances, a home seller has limited time and resources to list his or her house and promote it to prospective buyers. Fortunately, there are many ways for a seller to make the most of his or her time and resources throughout the property selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help a house...
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Little Known Real Estate Laws
Posted on 11/10/2019
Little Known Real Estate Laws
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Only Two Toilet Per Building Many homes have two and a half or more bathrooms. If you want to move to Waldron Island in Washington, you’ll have to give up the idea of having a bathroom for every bedroom or even having that extra half bath. Waldron Island is very small and...
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Pad Thai - A New Holiday Recipe
Posted on 11/03/2019
Pad Thai - A New Holiday Recipe
Photo by Sharon Ang via PixabayOne of the best parts of the holidays is the wonderful food we get to overindulge on. It's always fun to have a big, multi-course feast, with the delicious tradition of turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, coleslaw, and some kind of pie -- especially pumpkin or chocolate cream pie -- or...
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Master the House Selling Journey
Posted on 10/27/2019
Master the House Selling Journey
A home seller may encounter many challenges after he or she decides to list a residence. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to increase the likelihood of enjoying a seamless house selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you master the home selling journey. 1. Conduct an In-Depth Home Evaluation Your...
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108 Potter Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266 now has a new price of $119,900!
Posted on 10/24/2019
108 Potter Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266 now has a new price of $119,900!
FINAL PRICE REDUCTION!!! MOTIVATED SELLER!!! GREAT FOR INVESTOR!!! This 4 bedroom / 2 bathroom split plan home would be ideal for a large family or a new family with plans to grow. The family room, Florida room and master bedroom are spacious and have newly installed ceramic flooring. The master bedroom has its own private bath and spacious closet for convenience and privacy. Some upgrading has been done; however, a portion of this home could use a little TLC. It is priced to move and the Realtor / owner is willing to contribute 2% of the purchase price as a credit to the buyer (which can be used as down payment assistance, closing cost...
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Remodeling Trends for Pet Owners
Posted on 10/20/2019
Remodeling Trends for Pet Owners
When it comes to remodeling, some pet owners think outside the box to provide a comfortable environment for their pets. From designing indoor retreats to constructing cat highways, pet owners don’t mind spending thousands of dollars on remodeling just for the comfort of their pets. In recent times, homeowners in America and beyond are now keeping their pets...
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108 Potter Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266 now has a new price of $129,500!
Posted on 10/18/2019
108 Potter Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266 now has a new price of $129,500!
PRICE REDUCTION!!! MOTIVATED SELLER!!! WILL CONSIDER ANY REASONABLE OFFER!!! This 4 bedroom / 2 bathroom split plan home would be ideal for a large family or a new family with plans to grow. The family room, Florida room and master bedroom are spacious and have newly installed ceramic flooring. The master bedroom has its own private bath and spacious closet for convenience and privacy. Some upgrading has been done; however, a portion of this home could use a little TLC. It is priced to move and the Realtor / owner is willing to contribute 2% of the purchase price as a credit to the buyer (which can be used as down payment assistance, closing...
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Practical Tips for Families Living on One Income
Posted on 10/13/2019
Practical Tips for Families Living on One Income
A good number of families faced the option of living on a single income for several reasons. It could be due to health challenges, work layoffs, the need for a stay-at-home parent, or an agreement to live on one income for the greater good. Whatever the reason may be, families living on one income always find it challenging....
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Things to Remember about Missed Mortgage Payments
Posted on 10/06/2019
Things to Remember about Missed Mortgage Payments
Photo by: NeONBRAND via Unsplash Missing a mortgage payment is not the end of the world. Many lenders are more than ready to work out a payment plan if you’re going through a rough patch or budgetary crisis. However, you may end up doing more harm than good to your credit and home ownership if you don’t contact...
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