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Brick: How to Refresh Your Home Exterior
Posted on 12/08/2019
Brick: How to Refresh Your Home Exterior
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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Rental Properties: Are They Worth It?
Posted on 12/01/2019
Rental Properties: Are They Worth It?
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay It’s only a hassle if you’re not in control. There are a lot of ways to do investment property wrong, but here are the ways to do it right so that it’s an asset, not a nuisance. Be picky about the property. While you don’t need to purchase anything high-end, always choose something...
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I dream of beaches ... Miami style
Posted on 11/24/2019
I dream of beaches ... Miami style
Photo by Randall Beauchamp via PixabayWho doesn’t like being able to wake up to beautiful beaches? What about gathering friends and family and heading over to the beach for a day filled with fun? Those are the perks of living in Miami. From the beaches in the south part of the city all the way up the coast,...
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Another Property Sold - 1450 Hidden Court, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Posted on 11/23/2019
Another Property Sold - 1450 Hidden Court, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Under Construction. MODEL OPEN! Several quick-move in homes available! Brand new townhomes located in central Tarpon Springs! Quality construction featuring two-story concrete block walls, hurricane impact windows/sliders and tile roofs. Three exceptional floor plans offering three bedrooms, two plus one-half baths, spacious loft and one or two car-garages available. Wood floors, granite or quartz counters, stainless steel appliances, wood staircases, decorative moldings and more! 6 quick move in homes available for immediate occupancy. The end units boast a lower-level master suite and high vaulted ceilings in the living and dining rooms....
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The Benefits of Larger, More Illustrious Houses
Posted on 11/17/2019
The Benefits of Larger, More Illustrious Houses
Photo by Kirk Fisher via Pixabay Whether you are buying your first home or are upgrading, consider buying a larger home. Even if you are just planning on starting a family, a larger home allows you to grow into it. And, you don’t have to put up with the pesky chore of moving when it’s time to go...
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Simple Ways to Start Saving for Your First Home
Posted on 11/10/2019
Simple Ways to Start Saving for Your First Home
We live in a world of convenience and endless choices. To watch a TV show, you can find it on cable, Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, and more. Sometimes, all of these options make it easy to spend more than necessary on monthly services. If you’re hoping to buy a home in the near future, one way to save a...
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Creating a Personal Mortgage Calculator
Posted on 11/03/2019
Creating a Personal Mortgage Calculator
If the nerd in you comes out as soon as someone starts talking numbers, you might find yourself wondering how hard it is to create a mortgage calculator. Technically called an amortization calculator, the numbers you put into the calculation tell you what your payment each month breaks down to in terms of what goes to the principal...
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Another Property Sold - 439 Harbor Springs Drive, Palm Harbor, FL 34683
Posted on 10/28/2019
Another Property Sold - 439 Harbor Springs Drive, Palm Harbor, FL 34683
Live the Florida Lifestyle in this Amazing Maintenance free Luxury Townhome! This exceptionally cared for Newly constructed, 2016/2017 Former Model is designed to be energy efficient and packed with all the available Builder Upgrades ($33K value) When you walk in the front door you are welcomed with an open concept space filled with Natural light and Neutral warm colors. The upgraded Beautiful wood look tile flooring, Crown Molding and upgraded lighting throughout adds to your comfort. The kitchen features upgraded granite, pull out shelves and soft close door cabinetry and under counter LED lighting. The Pantry off the kitchen offers...
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A Fresh Coat of Paint Can Transform Your Home
Posted on 10/27/2019
A Fresh Coat of Paint Can Transform Your Home
While home ownership can be a very satisfying and rewarding experience, it does bring with it a new set of responsibilities and demands. Whether you're buying a brand new home or a fixer-upper, several things will have a major impact on your lifestyle. One of them is the need is to personally handle or manage your own repairs, decorating,...
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Things You Need to Consider Before You Host a Home Showing
Posted on 10/20/2019
Things You Need to Consider Before You Host a Home Showing
A home showing often plays a key role in the property selling journey. In fact, if your house dazzles a buyer during a showing, you may receive an offer to purchase your residence shortly after this individual views your home. Of course, there is no guarantee that a house showing will lead to a fast, profitable home selling experience....
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Factors to Note Before Purchasing a Vacation Property
Posted on 10/13/2019
Factors to Note Before Purchasing a Vacation Property
If you are mulling over purchasing a vacation home, then you must go over a few considerations before you make the final decision. If done for the right reasons, it can end up being a great piece of investment, as you can save hotel and lodging costs when you visit and then rent it out during off seasons....
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Household Habits to Lose
Posted on 10/06/2019
Household Habits to Lose
Everyone does it. Everyone develops one or more of these bad household habits that ultimately end up costing time and money. Here’s a list of the top nine, why they’re bad, and what to do instead: Setting the wash temperature to "hot"—most clothes do not need washing in hot water. Hot temperatures may result in shrinkage, discoloration, or...
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