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Posted on 09/13/2020
The Pros & Cons of Opting to Build a Home
Image by Borko Manigoda from Pixabay If you are ready to find your forever home, you may be weighing the options of whether to find the perfect home to suit your needs or have one built, so it can be custom designed to accommodate everything you want. For many people who have specific wants and needs, building a...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Tips for Buyers: Evaluate a Florida Luxury Home
If you want to acquire a luxury residence in Tampa Bay, St. Augustine or anywhere else in Florida, it helps to evaluate properties closely. By doing so, you can take a diligent approach to find and buy your ideal Sunshine State luxury house. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you analyze Florida luxury homes. 1....
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Joyful Homeownership
Photo by Andy Dean Photography via Shutterstock The phrase “the joys of homeownership” is a staple in most households. But sometimes, you think you hear a snicker behind the smile. Now that you’re finally ready to become an owner, you might be wondering if that term is truthful or sarcastic. The answer is “Both.” How can it be...
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Posted on 08/25/2020
Another Property Sold - 325 Wymore Road #202, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Cozy Second floor condo 2 bedrooms 2 bath close to the Mall and shopping. Serravella at Spring Valley featuring swimming pool, tennis court and fitness center. Easy access to to major roadway I-4 and...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
Preparing the Perfect Outdoor Entrance
Photo by James Balensiefen via Unsplash An outdoor entrance that provides an attractive, welcoming appearance not only has the ability to enhance the curb appeal of your property, it also makes household residents and visitors with a warm visual reception to your home. You probably already know that hanging baskets and planters brimming with blooming flowers provide vibrant...
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Posted on 08/16/2020
Millennials Expected to Drive 2020 Housing Market
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Millennials enter 2020 as the second-largest home-buying demographic and are expected to hold sway over the residential real estate market. Although Millennials trail Baby Boomers in total population — 71 million to 74.1 million — they have aged into the prime starter and second home years. Millennials are largely considered to be...
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Posted on 08/14/2020
662 Kenwick Cir #Unit 204, Casselberry, FL 32707 is on the market!
CONDO - For Sale $119,000 662 Kenwick Cir #Unit 204 Casselberry, FL 32707 2Beds / 2Baths 1,126 Sq Ft This is the condo you are looking for either as an investment or to live in. A large living room next to a deck from which you can admire some fresh, green nature. This second floor 2 bedroom 2...
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Posted on 08/09/2020
Is Your House a Must-Buy?
Your ultimate goal as a home seller is to make your residence as desirable as possible to potential buyers. If you transform your house into a must-buy, you could reap the benefits of a quick, profitable home selling experience. To better understand how to enhance your residence before you list it, let's take a look at three tips to...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
Selling: Previous Flooding
Photo by F. Muhammad via Pixabay Each year, flooding causes more than eight billion dollars in damages to homes in the United States. Despite that, many affected homeowners go on to sell their houses so that they can relocate. When your home has damage from a tropical storm, heavy rains, or rising water from a hurricane, here are...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Common-Interest Housing
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Common-interest housing includes individually owned spaces and common areas shared by all owners. The common areas can include clubhouses, landscaping, parking lots or pools. Multistory buildings share lobbies, stairwells, and elevators. Any community that shares property including single-family free-standing homes in developments, falls into the common-interest category. The two most familiar types of...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Understanding Your Mortgage: Prepayment Penalties
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Most are familiar with the key components of a mortgage: how much you're borrowing, what your interest rate is, how many years you'll be paying your mortgage back. There are many, however, who do not understand some of the finer details, including what prepayment penalties are and how they may affect you...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Painted Brick: What It Could Mean for Curb Appeal
Photo by Karsten Bergmann via Pixabay Take a tour through the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium or Holland, and you’ll see beautiful historic homes with painted brick exteriors. Wander down streets of hundreds-of-years-old houses, and the most memorable ones are those with painted brick exteriors. But if your brick is in perfect condition, why would you paint it? Odd-Colored...
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