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What is a Seller Guarantee?
Posted on 06/02/2019
What is a Seller Guarantee?
So, you’re looking for a real estate agent and you find one with a “Seller Guarantee”—If your home doesn’t sell in 6 months, I’ll buy it! Sounds a little too good to be true, right? When provided by legitimate agents, these aren’t scams, but rather a genuine option if you need to sell your home quickly. With enough...
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Make Your Move Easier With These Apps
Posted on 05/26/2019
Make Your Move Easier With These Apps
Everyone dreads moving day (if you don't, you are a rare breed). Remember how tired you got just thinking about it - The hassles of house hunting, the sorting, the packing, the heavy lifting, the question of which is worse, the "moving out" or the "moving in"? Thankfully, there are now numerous apps that help when it comes...
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Why Home Improvements
Posted on 05/19/2019
Why Home Improvements
Your home can undergo a variety of improvements, both inside and out. Enriching the beauty and value of a home is just one reason for improvements; they should also be to repair any damages. Adding more space or making the home safer are also good reasons for home upgrades. There are several different reasons to do improvements, and...
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How Much Should You Spend on a Smart House Device?
Posted on 05/12/2019
How Much Should You Spend on a Smart House Device?
There is no set amount that a homeowner should spend on a smart house device. In fact, depending on the smart gadgets you purchase, you may wind up spending only a few dollars, or hundreds, on these devices. But if you understand how to shop for smart home gadgets, you may be better equipped than other property owners to...
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A Room Without A View
Posted on 05/05/2019
A Room Without A View
Not every home will have all of your favorite features. It is especially true if you live in a condominium home in a large city or just couldn't afford the neighborhood of your dream home. You might end up with some unique configuration that you don't love or a view out your windows or balcony that is less...
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Privacy and Freedom are Benefitis of Home Ownership
Posted on 04/28/2019
Privacy and Freedom are Benefitis of Home Ownership
Making the transition from being a renter to a home owner is a life changing experience -- one which brings both rewards and new responsibilities. Although you'll no longer have a landlord (on speed dial) to handle things like yard maintenance, noisy neighbors, and appliance repairs, you'll enjoy the satisfaction of being in control of your own living space,...
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Bring Your A-Game to the Property Selling Journey
Posted on 04/21/2019
Bring Your A-Game to the Property Selling Journey
It generally is a good idea to bring your A-game to the home selling journey. Because if you fail to put your best foot forward, it may take many weeks or months to stir up interest in your residence. Ultimately, there are lots of things that you can do to generate interest in your home, such as: 1. Bolster...
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Another Property Sold - 3728 71ST Terrace E, Sarasota, FL 34243
Posted on 04/15/2019
Another Property Sold - 3728 71ST Terrace E, Sarasota, FL 34243
A Pristine Paradise! Totally updated 3/2 home is move in ready. This treasure is tastefully decorated. Among its many special features are exterior house painted, beautiful landscaping lighting, 10’ ceilings, tile floors through-out, except guest bedroom, split plan, interior painted through-out, newer barrel tile roof, gutters, custom garage floor, custom front door, gorgeous master bath & guest bath, heated swimming pool with newer pool pump & pool heater to mention a few. The heated swimming pool is surrounded by complete privacy. Also, there is a Community pool & tennis court. Low HOA $495 annually, NO CDD. Sarasota address with Manatee...
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Flipping A House
Posted on 04/14/2019
Flipping A House
You can make money by investing in real estate. One way you can do this is by flipping houses. Flipping a property refers to when you buy a house to sell it for profit. The purchase is a short-term investment that requires much planning as it could be quite dicey. Buying a home to sell is a great...
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Let the Light Decide Your Paint
Posted on 04/07/2019
Let the Light Decide Your Paint
Have you ever put on a favorite outfit and the perfect makeup, then walked into a different room and just hated the effect? The same thing can happen with your paint choices. The play of light in your rooms can significantly affect how your color choices look. Natural light and artificial light reflecting around the room at different...
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Another Property Sold - 750 N Tamiami Trail #604, Sarasota, FL 34236
Posted on 04/02/2019
Another Property Sold - 750 N Tamiami Trail #604, Sarasota, FL 34236
The City is Alive – Be a part of it! This motivated seller is offering a meticulously impressive residence on the 6th floor at the Renaissance, turnkey furnished and move in ready. This 2-bedroom, 2 bath unit is supremely spacious and open. Watch the sunrise from the City View. New air conditioner March 2018, Beautiful wood floors, crown moldings, split plan, walk in closet, Bosch dishwasher, inside utility room, large closets, secure covered parking, air conditioned storage room, 24/7 Security, on site management. Resort amenities include lap pool, spa, fitness center, sauna, club room with full kitchen, two guest suites. Close to Beach,...
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What to Expect Before You Complete a Florida Luxury Home Purchase
Posted on 03/31/2019
What to Expect Before You Complete a Florida Luxury Home Purchase
If a seller accepts your offer to purchase his or her luxury house in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando or any other Florida city or town, you next should complete a property inspection. That way, you can perform an in-depth evaluation of a Sunshine State luxury house and determine if you want to proceed with your home purchase. Ultimately, there are...
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