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Posted on 05/24/2020
What Does It Take to Maximize Your Home Sale Earnings?
You don't have to be an expert home seller to maximize your house sale earnings. In fact, there are many things that you can do to optimize the profits from your home sale, such as: 1. Craft an Effective Home Listing An effective house listing enables you to make a great first impression on prospective homebuyers. Thus, if you...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Complete Professional Education Requirements Online
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Do you need to complete professional education for your job? Free online webinars can meet all or most of your continuing education needs. How Do Online Webinars Work? Online webinars work the same as any other online class — or very similar to an in-person class. You log in using a video conferencing...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
What is the Winterfest Boat Parade?
Image by Patrice Audet from Pixabay Winter in Miami is a dream, but so are the holidays! Even though you won’t find an inch of snow, our version of a winter wonderland is on the water. The Winterfest Boat Parade is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year. Fondly dubbed “The Greatest Show on H20,”...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
What are Florida's Adverse Possession Laws?
Image by bjessica092 from Pixabay If someone uses your property for a set number of years and that person does not have your permission, he or she could end up owning your property. The doctrine of adverse possession allows a squatter to take possession of a property that he or she has been living on after 7 years...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Whats More Important the Location of a Home or Its Size?
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When it comes to selecting a home, every situation is a little different. Do you purchase a house because of its size or is the location more important? Both factors play a crucial role in determining your choice, but the unique details in your life can help you decide which is more...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
3 Tips for Choosing Sensical Rentals
Photo by Photo Mix via Pixabay For many investors, purchasing a property to rent out just makes sense. But finding properties that'll help you meet your long-term goals can be tricky. Whether you're considering a turnkey property or a property to rehab and rent yourself, keeping these tips in mind will help you weed out low-performers while you're...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
How Should Interest Rates Influence When You Buy?
Photo by Doubletree Studio via Shutterstock Interest rates rise in correlation to inflation and other economic activity. When that happens, it can increase housing costs. But the question is, should it prompt you to buy sooner than you’re ready? The Right Time Is Now In real estate, the right time is always now for someone. Is it the...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Lighting Up Your Outdoor Living Space
Photo by Ben Thijssen via Pixabay If you're like many modern homeowners, your ideal of an ideal outdoor living space is one that serves as a personal oasis. Perhaps you've cultivated a thriving culinary herb garden complete with classically inspired statuary or maybe you've carved out a serene space in the middle of a flowering thicket. Whatever type...
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Posted on 04/04/2020
Another Property Sold - 3260 Southshore Drive #63a, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Rise in the mornings to the brilliant red sunrises. Evenings can be spent on the cozy covered outdoor patio. This 3Br, 2Ba Ground Floor (2,592 sq. ft.), partially furnished Turn-Key condominium, (see list for exclusions) has been remodeled and is wind resistant throughout. Freshly painted with pleasing, neutral tones, Waterproof Vinyl Plank, the open floor plan draws you to the spacious kitchen with NEW stainless-steel appliances with direct view of the dining/living rooms to the spacious Lanai which is air conditioned has glass sliders and decorator blinds. These large lanais (15x32) are unique to Marina South Shore. This will be your...
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Posted on 04/04/2020
Another Property Sold - 3260 Southshore Drive #63a, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Rise in the mornings to the brilliant red sunrises. Evenings can be spent on the cozy covered outdoor patio. This 3Br, 2Ba Ground Floor (2,592 sq. ft.), partially furnished Turn-Key condominium, (see list for exclusions) has been remodeled and is wind resistant throughout. Freshly painted with pleasing, neutral tones, Waterproof Vinyl Plank, the open floor plan draws you to the spacious kitchen with NEW stainless-steel appliances with direct view of the dining/living rooms to the spacious Lanai which is air conditioned has glass sliders and decorator blinds. These large lanais (15x32) are unique to Marina South Shore. This will be your...
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Posted on 03/30/2020
3220 Southshore Drive #21B, Punta Gorda, FL 33955 now has a new price of $247,000!
Take advantage of this great opportunity! Own or purchase as a rental this two Bedroom, two Bath remodeled condominium giving you the space and location you are looking for. Enter the spacious 15x32 glassed in Lanai’s peaceful greenspace sunset view. The “Wind Resistant” sliders can be opened to enjoy the warm breezes. Furnished Turn-Key (with a small list of personal exclusions) make this MOVE IN READY. Kitchen is cheerful with white cabinets and glass doors. Your view from the kitchen features the lush landscaping. Your walkway has a private, covered outdoor space for your morning coffee. The Master and Guest bedrooms are large,...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
Vacation Homes on Amelia Island
Image by pwemedia from Pixabay Summer is the in-season on Amelia Island in Northeast Florida. But this popular vacation spot is enjoyable year-round, thanks to weather that ranges from mild to spectacular. A close-knit coastal community that's as charming as it is scenic holds the key to Amelia Island's reputation as a top-notch vacation spot. If you're thinking...
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