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Guidelines for Installing a Fire Pit at Home
Posted on 06/23/2019
Guidelines for Installing a Fire Pit at Home
A fire pit can go a long way in affording homeowners the luxury of the comfortable outdoor living they want. It provides an avenue to bond with loved ones, sharing intimate moments and even be one with nature. There is a lot to enjoy when you decide to fit a fire pit in your yard. However, just like...
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Another Property Sold - 1107 Islamorada Boulevard, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Posted on 06/20/2019
Another Property Sold - 1107 Islamorada Boulevard, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
MAKE THIS YOUR OWN! $12,000 OF WORK HAS BEEN DONE TO UPDATE THIS 2Br, 2Ba SPACIOUS HOME. ALL NEW PLUMBING, FRESH PAINT, NEW TILE (IN BATHROOMS, KITCHEN & LIVING AREA). LOCATED ON A GOLF COURSE LOT WITH A GREAT VIEW. YOU CANNOT BUILD A VIEW BUT YOU CAN “DRESS UP” THE INSIDE TO YOUR LIKING. YOU HAVE A GREAT VIEW FROM THE LANAI OVERLOOKING THE GOLF COURSE. (LOT AND HOUSE PLANS AVAILABLE.) CONVENIENT TWO CAR ATTACHED GARAGE IS PERFECT FOR TWO VEHICLES OR ONE PLUS A GOLF...
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The Cost of Retiring in Florida Can Be Quite Affordable
Posted on 06/16/2019
The Cost of Retiring in Florida Can Be Quite Affordable
For a variety of reasons, Florida continues to be one of the most popular retirement destinations in the United States. Whether you're considering buying a house, a condo, or a luxury beachfront home, there are a lot of appealing properties available on the market. According to U.S. Census Bureau data, many of them are relatively inexpensive, too. One strategy...
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3 Common Homebuying Concerns, and How to Address Them
Posted on 06/09/2019
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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Another Property Sold - 3220 Southshore Drive #24B, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Posted on 06/08/2019
Another Property Sold - 3220 Southshore Drive #24B, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Take a look at the 3D tour before you go any further. Situated in its own little “corner of the world”, a private walk way leads to this bright, cheery end unit. You will relax and enjoy the swaying palm trees and wild life from this second-floor three-sided lanai. This charming and SUPER CLEAN Condo has been graced with lots of “TLC”. Large and spacious with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and situated in very close proximity to the largest heated pool in Burnt Store Marina. This unit is FURNISHED TURNKEY (with a few exclusions). (Hurricane Shutters stored in the 1 car garage.) The attractive, remodeled kitchen features a refrigerator bar, lit glass...
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Get Ready to List Your Home
Posted on 06/02/2019
Get Ready to List Your Home
Listing a home may prove to be challenging, particularly for a first-time house seller. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to prepare for the housing market. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to list your home. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal How your home looks to prospective buyers...
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Video Tour  - 3280 Southshore Drive #88a, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Posted on 05/30/2019
Video Tour - 3280 Southshore Drive #88a, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
This is the one you have been waiting for. 3Br, 2Ba ELEGANT ground floor END unit. Sitting at the waters edge of Charlotte Harbor in Burnt Store Marina. You will fall in love with the remodeled interior and the view. During the day pour yourself a cool beverage and watch the boats parade in and out of the Marina. The glistening waterway is mesmerizing. Toward the evening fall in love with a 365/yr. sunset view. No elevator or stairs. Your private walkway is steps away from your assigned enclosed garage. This condo boasts many upgrades and is remodeled throughout. Enjoy the ease of entertaining in the generous sized kitchen with...
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3280 Southshore Drive #88a, Punta Gorda, FL 33955 is now new to the market!
Posted on 05/27/2019
3280 Southshore Drive #88a, Punta Gorda, FL 33955 is now new to the market!
This is the one you have been waiting for. 3Br, 2Ba ELEGANT ground floor END unit. Sitting at the waters edge of Charlotte Harbor in Burnt Store Marina. You will fall in love with the remodeled interior and the view. During the day pour yourself a cool beverage and watch the boats parade in and out of the Marina. The glistening waterway is mesmerizing. Toward the evening fall in love with a 365/yr. sunset view. No elevator or stairs. Your private walkway is steps away from your assigned enclosed garage. This condo boasts many upgrades and is remodeled throughout. Enjoy the ease of entertaining in the generous sized kitchen with...
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First Time Home Buyer?
Posted on 05/26/2019
First Time Home Buyer?
Nothing can quite compare to the emotional cocktail of excitement, fear, and anxiety of being a first-time home buyer. Being a homeowner is made out to be a huge milestone in life, and rightly so. Have you ever signed your name 37 times in a row? It's enough to intimidate anyone. By the end of the entire homebuying...
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Considering a Patio Fire Pit?
Posted on 05/19/2019
Considering a Patio Fire Pit?
Are you a homeowner looking to make your backyard a fun place to hang out? Why not try a patio fire pit? Summer comes with a lot of warmth during the day followed by cool evenings. This alone makes it a period where homeowners are privileged to explore outdoor activities that winter denies them. Now fire pits are...
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What Can a Buyer Learn from a Home Showing?
Posted on 05/12/2019
What Can a Buyer Learn from a Home Showing?
A showing enables a buyer to walk through a residence and envision what life may be like if he or she purchases it. And if a buyer crafts a home showing strategy, he or she can make the most of this opportunity. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan ahead for a house showing....
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Another Property Sold - 3313 Sunset Key Circle #401, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Posted on 05/10/2019
Another Property Sold - 3313 Sunset Key Circle #401, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
3D Virtual Tour now available! END UNITS in Grande Isle are rarely available. View the Sunrise and Sunsets from this upper level condominium. Relax on the spacious lanai and be mesmerized by the dolphins, manatees, yachts and sailboats visiting the Marina. Pine Island and Boca Grande “sparkle” at night. There is a view from every room in this three-bedroom, three bath 2,300 square feet unit. Beautifully decorated and offered “Furnished-Turn Key” ( excludes art work and personal items). Enter the foyer with diamond cut tile and windows covered with plantation shutters. The open floor plan has a kitchen in the center for entertaining guests....
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