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Posted on 04/19/2021
The 3 Most Common Building Materials for Prefab Homes
Image by Thaliesin from Pixabay Prefabricated homes continue to grow in popularity among those who want their own home quickly and affordably. There are multiple advantages and disadvantages to going with a prefab home build and you may find it’s not the right option for you. However, one frequent question and topic of discussion centers on the building...
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Posted on 04/17/2021
Video Tour - 883 Molly Circle, Sarasota, FL 34232
WHAT IF You could purchase a really nice family home that was built in 2015, with approx 2300 sq. ft with 5 bedrooms (four up & 1 down), and 3.5 baths? WHAT IF The home had a large 25x18 saltwater pool with a 10 person spa, sitting on a 41x35 screened-in lanai, a dog run, and a 25x23 -2 car garage? HOW ABOUT a real large gourmet kitchen with miles of granite counter space, 46-inch cabinets, stainless steel appliances, an island breakfast bar that could easily seat 8 comfortably, a walk-in pantry, and volume high ceilings? HEY! IT GETS BETTER!! WHAT IF There was a central vacuum system, double water heaters, Thermal pane windows...
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Posted on 04/17/2021
883 Molly Circle, Sarasota, FL 34232 is now new to the market!
WHAT IF You could purchase a really nice family home that was built in 2015, with approx 2300 sq. ft with 5 bedrooms (four up & 1 down), and 3.5 baths? WHAT IF The home had a large 25x18 saltwater pool with a 10 person spa, sitting on a 41x35 screened-in lanai, a dog run, and a 25x23 -2 car garage? HOW ABOUT a real large gourmet kitchen with miles of granite counter space, 46-inch cabinets, stainless steel appliances, an island breakfast bar that could easily seat 8 comfortably, a walk-in pantry, and volume high ceilings? HEY! IT GETS BETTER!! WHAT IF There was a central vacuum system, double water heaters, Thermal pane windows...
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Posted on 04/12/2021
3 Pet Friendly Indoor Plants (and Others to Keep Away from Your Pets)
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay Plants can enhance the look and feel of your home, and some can even improve your indoor air quality. But if you have pets, you need to be selective about the plants you bring into your home. Choosing the right plants allows you to enjoy a lush indoor herb garden or a striking...
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Posted on 04/09/2021
Another Property Sold - 3641 Gleneagle Drive #12D, Sarasota, FL 34238
One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. NEWLY REMODELED VILLA - Located in the private, 36 acres, 102 villa community of Ballantrae. It is a GATED community within Palmer Ranch of Sarasota. This is an end unit with over 1700+ square feet under air - 3 Bedrooms, 2 full-sized baths, oversized 2 car, garage, located on a quiet cul-de-sac. NEW & NEWER: Complete kitchen upgrade with appliances - granite counters, cabinets - New floors throughout - New Crown molding, New interior paint. All sitting on a private, mature setting that overlooks a creek with wildlife, turtles, birds, and occasional otters. Note the size of all the...
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Posted on 04/05/2021
How to Grow Your Portfolio with an Assumable Mortgage
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay It's easy to think that investing in real estate is an incredibly expensive venture. You may think you need thousands if not tens of thousands saved before you can even think about it. But there are ways to jumpstart your portfolio even if you're renting one of the cheapest apartments in your neighborhood....
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Posted on 03/31/2021
Sarasota, FL Real Estate Market Update 3/31/2021
Click here to view Sarasota, FL blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 03/29/2021
Is Your Residence Worth More Than You Originally Paid for It?
If you intend to list your residence in the near future, you might believe your house is worth more than you originally paid for it. However, there are many factors that impact a house's value, and these factors include: 1. The Current State of the Real Estate Market The housing market can vary from city to city, town to...
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Posted on 03/22/2021
Pool and Garden Landscaping
Photo by Andy Giraud via Pixabay You just bought the perfect house – or you’re ready to make an offer on the perfect home – but the backyard leaves something to be desired. Sure, it has a pool and a hot tub, but the rest of it leaves you wanting more. Convert your backyard into an ultimate party...
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Posted on 03/15/2021
New Building Materials for Today's Homes
Photo by Peter Boccia on Unsplash Tired of the same old hardwood floors and vinyl siding? So are the designers of America's building materials. New, improved materials are becoming readily available every day. They're more sustainable and they last longer than materials of old. Not surprisingly, they look nice, too. Three of the best we've found so far...
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Posted on 03/08/2021
Plan for Home Upgrades During Construction
Image by Viktoriya from Shutterstock If you have the opportunity to design and build your own home, you have the freedom to compile the features you desire and join them together into the perfect house. As you work together with a builder or architect, you may find that some details need to be cut from your plan to...
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Posted on 03/04/2021
Video Tour - 3641 Gleneagle Drive #12D, Sarasota, FL 34238
One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. NEWLY REMODELED VILLA - Located in the private, 36 acres, 102 villa community of Ballantrae. It is a GATED community within Palmer Ranch of Sarasota. This is an end unit with over 1700+ square feet under air - 3 Bedrooms, 2 full-sized baths, oversized 2 car, garage, located on a quiet cul-de-sac. NEW & NEWER: Complete kitchen upgrade with appliances - granite counters, cabinets - New floors throughout - New Crown molding, New interior paint. All sitting on a private, mature setting that overlooks a creek with wildlife, turtles, birds, and occasional otters. Note the size of all the...
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