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Posted on 08/31/2021
Sarasota, FL Real Estate Market Update 8/31/2021
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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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Posted on 07/26/2021
Thing You Need to Know About Applying for a Jumbo Mortage
Photo by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke via Pixabay A jumbo mortgage refers to a high-priced loan, usually meant for a luxury property. And while this loan may have once been reserved for the millionaire investors of the world, it may not be as exclusive as you think. If you're interested in what it takes to apply, it helps...
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Posted on 07/21/2021
Video Tour - 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 07/21/2021
3336 10TH Lane W, Palmetto, FL 34221 is now new to the market!
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 07/19/2021
Leave the Dirty Work to Your Robotic Mop
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Mopping the floors is a thankless job that seems to get undone a second after you finish up – and it doesn’t take much. A small spill while cooking dinner. Kids and dogs running in from outside. You name it. And with that, you’re back to square one, pulling out the mop and...
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