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Posted on 09/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 20330 Lace Cascade Road, Land O Lakes, FL 34637
Situated on over ¼ acre in the award-winning community of Connerton, this 5 bedroom plus den, 3 ½ bath, + 3 ½ car side entry garage home has everything! Drive through the gates and down the winding street of this section of Connerton known as Rose Pointe. Pull onto the pavered driveway to see this impressive, 2-story home. Giant columns frame the beautiful wood & wrought iron front doors that lead to the raised, tiled entry foyer. Inside, you’ll be struck by the beautiful, curved, dark stained stairway & walkway & the 24 foot soaring ceilings of the formal living room. To the left of the foyer is the spacious & bright office...
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Posted on 09/13/2021
How to Create Your Own Retro Arcade at Home
If you have fond memories of playing video games at a local arcade, you can recreate that experience in your home. While it might sound complicated, creating a retro arcade in your home can be a simple project. Gather the Games You Want Think about the games you want to include in your retro arcade. If you still...
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Posted on 09/06/2021
3 Ways to Make Your Own DIY Houseplant Trellis
Many popular houseplants are climbers in nature. Even when living in containers, many plants benefit from having something to climb or something to support them when they get larger and heavier. While there are lots of options available on the market for supporting your houseplants, you can also make your own trellises from inexpensive materials. Here are some...
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Posted on 09/01/2021
Another Property Sold - 3336 10Th Lane W, Palmetto, FL 34221
Riverbay, a waterfront townhome community on the shoreline of Tera Ceia Bay. This is an end unit with loads of extra light and brightness, built-in 2007, with 4 large bedrooms 3.5 baths, (the owners suite has garden tub, walk-in shower, and double sinks) There is 2604 sq. ft of living space that includes a separate Mother-in-law suite, private elevator that stops on ALL floors, inside utilities, 2 car garage, Multi-level decks, pond view. Community features NO CDD and a low $275 per month HOA fee which includes: (Heated community pool, ground and building maintenance, pest control, water/sewer, trash pick up, outside storage area, a mangrove...
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Posted on 08/31/2021
Sarasota, FL Real Estate Market Update 8/31/2021
Click here to view Sarasota, FL blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 08/30/2021
Your Guide to Accessory Dwelling Units
Image by Manfred Antranias Zimmer from Pixabay Accessory dwelling units, or ADUs, have seen an enormous rise in popularity over the last few years. Increasing demand for dedicated work spaces in the home has been a major factor, as have rising housing costs and environmental consciousness. While ADU used to be a term mostly used by professional architects,...
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Posted on 08/23/2021
Why You May Want to Hire a Professional Over DIY
Photo by oneSHUTTER oneMEMORY via Shutterstock When it comes to home improvement, renovations, upgrades and expansions, seek the assistance of a professional. Why do you need a pro? Unless you built your home yourself, you might not understand all the factors that combine to engineer a house such as the electrical needs to support the load and the...
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Posted on 08/16/2021
How to Build a DIY Trellis
If you’ve ever wanted a trellis but haven’t found the right one, a DIY trellis might be your best option. With inexpensive materials and a simple design, you can make a sturdy and attractive trellis for climbing plants, flowers, veggies and more. Trellises can also make an excellent structural element to your yard by separating different areas or...
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Posted on 08/09/2021
Luxury townhomes vs. Single Family Homes -- Key Differences for Homeowners
Photo by Ricarda Molck via Pixabay More and more communities are creating spaces for both individual homes and multifamily townhomes. Both styles offer lots of space, comfortable living and access to a neighborhood's amenities -- but there are some key differences that might make one style more suitable for you than another. Learning more about the differences between...
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Posted on 08/02/2021
Which Voice-Controlled Devices Should You Consider?
Photo by Andrey Bryzgalov via Shutterstock We’ve learned to use voice controls in our cars for hands-free calling, but what about in our homes? Alexa, Google Assistant, Echo and Siri are for more than simply using your voice to switch on the lights or control the temperature. Here are more ways to control your home with the sound...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
Sarasota, FL Real Estate Market Update 8/1/2021
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Posted on 07/31/2021
Another Property Sold - 3715 162ND Avenue E, Parrish, FL 34219
This one’s a WOW both inside and out; meticulous and thoroughly updated on a beautiful half-acre fenced lot in highly sought-after Twin Rivers! Gorgeous, lush landscaping provides for fabulous curb appeal, and the open floor plan with neutral décor, fresh paint, high ceilings, and abundant natural light make this the perfect home. . . and move-in ready! Relax on the lanai, splash in the solar-heated salt water pool, and enjoy the splendid backyard views – the sunsets are magnificent! The kitchen is spacious and elegant with light cabinetry, granite countertops, LG “Slate” appliances, and a bright, new backsplash. The master suite has...
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