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Posted on 01/24/2022
3250 Southshore Drive 52B, Punta Gorda, FL 33955 is now new to the market!
Squeaky Clean!! Move in Ready! This totally furnished, 2592 Sq Ft condominium is situated in Burnt Store Marina. You will fall in love with the Marina water view of boats, yachts and even dolphins and manatees while lounging in the large (512 Sq Ft) wind-resistant Lanai. Enjoy the ease of entertaining in the generously sized kitchen with ample preparation space. The master suite has a dressing area with a large walk-in closer. Both guest bedrooms are the size of most Master Suites. The second guest bedroom has two built-in computer stations plus storage. This is a perfect space, with high-speed fiber optic internet, to work from...
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Posted on 01/23/2022
A Beginner's Guide to Window Shutter Styles
While most modern homes don't use window shutters for their original purpose, they remain a popular way to decorate the exterior of the home. If you're thinking of adding shutters to your exterior, it's important to know your options. Here is a guide to the four main types of shutters you'll find on the market today: Raised Panel...
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Posted on 01/20/2022
3260 South Shore Drive 64C, Punta Gorda, FL 33955 now has a new price of $579,000!
Take a look at this TOP FLOOR (3rd Floor) 3Bedroom, 2 Bath Condominium that has been totally remodeled and has a SPECTACULAR VIEW of the Marina. There is no need to shop for furniture or even decorate. The space in this unit is amazing! (2,080 Sq Ft under air PLUS a 512 Sq Ft Lanai). Open the sliders on the Lanai and enjoy the tropical breezes. Create “magic” in this fabulous kitchen with abundant cabinet storage. Features include an enclosed laundry room, including additional storage space. Other features include: Tinted hurricane sliders, mini-split air conditioner, crown molding and newer appliances. Most of the flooring is...
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Posted on 01/20/2022
3260 South Shore Drive 64C, Punta Gorda, FL 33955 is now new to the market!
Take a look at this TOP FLOOR (3rd Floor) 3Bedroom, 2 Bath Condominium that has been totally remodeled and has a SPECTACULAR VIEW of the Marina. There is no need to shop for furniture or even decorate. The space in this unit is amazing! (2,080 Sq Ft under air PLUS a 512 Sq Ft Lanai). Open the sliders on the Lanai and enjoy the tropical breezes. Create “magic” in this fabulous kitchen with abundant cabinet storage. Features include an enclosed laundry room, including additional storage space. Other features include: Tinted hurricane sliders, mini-split air conditioner, crown molding and newer appliances. Most of the flooring is...
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Posted on 01/16/2022
First-Time Homebuyers: Understanding the Basics
“First-time homebuyer” is a commonly used term in all areas of real estate. But what exactly is a first-time homebuyer? Here are the specific factors that qualify somebody as a first-time homebuyer and why they are important: Who Qualifies as a First-Time Homebuyer? As suggested by the name, a first-time homebuyer is any person who is purchasing their...
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Posted on 01/12/2022
Another Property Sold - 3250 Southshore Drive 54B, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Take a look at this second floor 3Br, 2Ba condominium, furnished turnkey, no need to shop or decorate. SPECTACULAR VIEW of the Marina! The space is amazing! (2,080 sq.ft. under air PLUS a 512 Sq. Ft. Lanai). This enclosed Lanai is the largest in Burnt Store Marina. Open the sliders in the Lanai and feel the tropical breeze. Create “magic” in this fabulous kitchen which has abundant cabinets. Adjacent to the kitchen is a first class office. The Master Bathroom suite has a dressing area with a large master closet. Assigned is a single car garage (deep enough for a golf cart and large automobile). Meet your neighbors at the various social...
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Posted on 01/11/2022
Another Property Sold - 3220 Southshore Drive 21B, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Take advantage of this great opportunity! Own or purchase as a rental, this two Bedroom, two Bath condominium giving you the space and location you are looking for. Enter the spacious 15x32 glassed in Lanai to enjoy a peaceful greenspace sunset view. The “Wind Resistant” sliders can be opened to enjoy the warm breezes. Wind Resistant impact glass throughout this condominium gives you storm safety. Furnished Turn-Key (with a small list of personal exclusions) make this MOVE IN READY. The private walkway is close to the 1 car enclosed garage. Marina Southshore has the largest pool in the Marina, a remodeled club house and next door is Cass Cay...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
How to Upgrade Your Home's Exterior on a Budget
Whether you are putting your house on the market or just need a new look, there are plenty of exterior renovation projects you can handle yourself. The best part is that most of them are budget-friendly and easy to DIY. Here are some of the most affordable DIY projects to renovate your home’s exterior: Add a Path or...
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Posted on 01/02/2022
What to Look for in a New Home Construction Builder
Photo by Andrew Wilus from Pexels When you're looking for a home builder, you might be tempted to base your decision largely on bids. While price is important, there are a few more factors to take into consideration. Number of Homes Built A new home builder should have plenty of projects in their credit, though they don't necessarily...
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Posted on 12/26/2021
Ideas for Dividing Up an Open Floor Plan Layout
The secret to decorating an open floor plan is to create smaller spaces within a large space. While this sounds like something only a contractor could help you with, there are plenty of construction-free ways you can define areas of an open layout. Here are some ideas for breaking up a large open floor plan space into more...
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Posted on 12/23/2021
Another Property Sold - 3280 Southshore Drive 84B, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
SOUTHSHORE GEM! – One of a kind! Take a look at the 3D Tour (coming soon) and “Walk Thru” this 3 Br, 2Ba TOTALLY REMODELED - from the studs out - condominium. Even the ceilings have been raised for a modern “flair”. The air conditioner installed on the lanai creates a 2,600 sq. ft unit completely under air. Enter the front door into the Top of the Line Kitchen with granite counter tops, glass display cabinet doors, breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and double sinks. Large walk-in pantry is adjacent to the kitchen. Designer lighting in the living room accentuates your artwork. You are immediately drawn to the gorgeous Harbor View,...
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Posted on 12/19/2021
What Are the 3 Types of Lighting in Interior Design?
Lighting is an extremely important but often overlooked element of interior design. No matter the style or setting, lighting choices can make or break the entire look and feel of a room. However, achieving great lighting in your interior design isn’t as simple as flipping a switch. Here we’ll go over the three main types of lighting used...
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