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Posted on 06/13/2021
Neglected Points of Home Maintenance That Can Inhibit the Sale of a Home
Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh from Pexels As a responsible homeowner, home maintenance should be at the top of your list of important things to do. However, with a busy life and a lot to manage, certain home-maintenance tasks can be easily disregarded. While there are some things you may be able to get away with for a...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Pros and Cons of Buying a Condominium
Image by Wayne Feickert from Pixabay Whether you are buying a condo as a starter home, downsizing or if you just don’t like taking care of a yard, a condo might be the perfect situation for you. However, even with the plus of not having to maintain a yard, condos do have other pros and cons. Low Maintenance...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
The Most Common Types of Eco-Friendly Homes
Image by Pexels from Pixabay Any home that is designed with sustainability in mind can be considered an eco home, but there are still certain architectural styles and models that have been trending within this sector of the real estate industry. These are five of the most common types of eco-friendly homes: Prefab Homes Commonly referred to as...
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Posted on 05/27/2021
Another Property Sold - 9951 E Fowler Avenue, Thonotosassa, FL 33592
Open & Spacious newly Remodeled 3 bedroom 1 bath with Large enclosed screened front Porch & Car port. . All porcelain wood grain plank ceramic tile flooring throughout home.. Vaulted ceiling family room. Hickory oak Kitchen with stainless appliances & new Gas Range.. laundry room with washer & dryer. Small outbuilding by Car Port stays with home. Freshly Painted ready for Quick...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Small Projects to Work Through Before Listing Your Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay Preparing to list your home is a process, that when done correctly, can help you to achieve the best possible price as well as aid you in selling your home more quickly. Before you sell your home, there are a few small home improvement projects that you will want to have completed before...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Tips on Being Prepared for the Hidden Costs of Home Ownership
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There’s no denying that purchasing a home requires a huge investment from buyers. Not only will you need to have a down payment in place, but you’ll need to consider closing costs, home maintenance, property taxes and more over the years. While these are all expenses that most buyers are aware of,...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Saving Tips For a New Home Purchase
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay Preparing to purchase a home? It’s time to get your finances in order. Although this is an exciting time, you’d be surprised to learn how much a new home purchase can leave you strapped for cash. Saving for your home can get you prepared to have money for your down payment and...
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Posted on 05/06/2021
Another Property Sold - 927 Olive Conch Street, Ruskin, FL 33570
Under Construction. You'll love your living space with the new Columbia floor plan. This 2,389 square foot, five bedroom, and two-and-a-half bathroom home provides ample living space, as well as convenience. The kitchen is ever food lover’s dream with a center island, full-size pantry and GE® appliances. The downstairs owner's suite provides complete privacy and space, with a huge walk-in closet as well as a his and hers vanity. The second floor has four additional bedrooms and a loft, perfect for accommodating and entertaining overnight guests. Interior photos disclosed are different from the actual model being...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Is FSBO Worth the Risk?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay For Sale by Owner (FSBO) can be an extremely tempting prospect for home sellers. If you don't have to pay the real estate commission, you can put more of the money from the house sale directly into your pocket. But it takes more of a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude to successfully complete a home...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
How Do HOA Laws Work?
Photo by LinkedIn Sales Navigator from Pexels Homeowners Associations (HOAs) were originally created to give everyone a larger say in their community. The rules and regulations are there to provide structure, preserve property values, and increase a sense of unity within the neighborhood boundaries. But not all HOAs function in the same way, and some can lead homeowners...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Your Guide to the 5 Types of Real Estate Investment Trusts
Photo by Jason Lam from Pexels REITs, or Real Estate Investment Trusts, are a popular way to invest in real estate. An REIT is a company that invests and manages in investment properties, pooling the resources from a group of investors. This makes it possible for individuals to take part and benefit from real estate investment without having...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Real Estate Investment: 5 Property Types to Consider
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay Real estate investing is a powerful way to build wealth, as investors can take advantage of rent payments, appreciation, tax deductions and leverage. Additionally, there are lots of properties to invest in. If you’re starting to explore real estate as an investment opportunity, here are five types of properties and why you...
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