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Posted on 01/21/2021
Another Property Sold - 24489 Wallaby Lane, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Wallaby Lane Lot located off of Burnt Store Road just north of Vincent Avenue. Wallaby Lane is a quiet cul-de-sac easily accessed for both entering and leaving without having to drive through many residential streets. Located practically adjacent to the Burnt Store golf course as well as Burnt Store Marina. Build a luxury home with ample garage space for at least two cars and your boat. The Marina does accommodate daily boat launching with an annual permit. This avoids the necessity for paying storage fees to the Marina. Take a look at this lot, then visit Burnt Store Marina to see all of the amenities that are at your...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Should You Set Up a Second Home Showing?
A home showing is a valuable opportunity for a buyer, as it enables him or her to walk through a residence and find out what a house is all about. At the same time, a single home showing may be insufficient. Ultimately, there are many reasons why you may want to schedule a follow-up house showing, and these include:...
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Posted on 01/13/2021
3250 Southshore Drive #54a, Punta Gorda, FL 33955 is now new to the market!
HOT ON THE MARKET! This GROUND FLOOR, three-bedroom, two bath condominium could become your paradise in the sun. The enclosed large one car garage is in close proximity to your front door. You enter the front door surrounded by plants and foliage nurtured by the owner. Enjoy the outdoor space where you can meet your neighbors. Southshore is a friendly community. Upon entering you are drawn to the very large 600 square foot (Est) glassed in Lanai. You can enjoy your front yard with the boats and yachts passing by. This condominium lives like a home. The Master Suite and living area are separated by sliders and electric vertical...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Buying a House with a Relative or Friend
Image by Iakov Filimonov from Shutterstock You may be looking for ways to make the transition into homeownership a little more affordable or perhaps you dream of owning a vacation home. In these cases, combining resources with a close friend or relative may be a good option. Working together can provide you with more buying power and lower...
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Posted on 01/05/2021
Another Property Sold - 3260 Southshore Drive #63C, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Enjoy this remodeled 3-bedroom, 2 bath condominium with an assigned 1 car garage located in Burnt Store Marina. This 3rd, top floor condo is remodeled and ready to move into. Check out the view from the 16x32 foot hurricane resistant glass enclosed Lanai! Open the sliders in the Lanai and feel the tropical breeze. You will not want to leave this 2,600 sq. ft space which is perfect for everyday living and entertaining. Even the Master Bedroom has a water view. Adjacent is a well-planned, remodeled Master Bathroom with decorative tile in the built-in shower. Check out the large custom-built Master closet. The two Guest Bedrooms have...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
What Are Conforming Loans?
Image by InspiredImages from Pixabay When you plan on getting a mortgage, you have some choices. There are conventional, FHA, VA and other options. One term you'll likely hear is a conforming or a non-conforming loan. If you aren't sure what that means, you could end up confused about the kind of loan you're actually getting for your...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Following a Checklist Can Help Sell Your Home Faster
Getting your house ready to be sold can seem like an overwhelming undertaking. Like any large project, though, if you take it one step at a time, you'll be amazed at what you can accomplish! The ideal scenario involves having everyone in the family pitch in to keep your house looking its best for each showing. When you divide...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Do You Need a Real Estate Lawyer?
Photo by Mateus Campos Felipe on Unsplash Buying a piece of real estate is a serious legal and financial decision. Sometimes, having a real estate attorney help you through the process is helpful. In fact, in some states, it is required by law to have one assist with the process. If you don’t live in a state where...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Can the House Selling Journey Be Quick and Easy?
There is no reason to stress about the home selling journey. In fact, there are many things you can do to enjoy a quick, seamless property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline the home selling journey. 1. Enhance Your House's Curb Appeal Curb appeal is a key part of the house...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
3250 Southshore Drive #54B, Punta Gorda, FL 33955 now has a new price of $359,000!
ake 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 events...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Simplifying the Home Buying Process
Image by Karolina Grabowska from Pixabay Buying a home is a huge investment and the buying process can be very confusing—especially if you’re buying your first home. However, buying a home doesn't have to be challenging. By understanding a few key tips, the whole home buying process can run smoothly and efficiently. Understand Your Needs Even before you...
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Posted on 12/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 2037 Matecumbe Key Road #3, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Get this one before it is gone! Enjoy the pleasure of living in your private two-bedroom, two bath home. Situated in the heart of Burnt Store Marina, yet on a quiet cul-de-sac. You get the best of both! Your view through the screened lanai features a serene freshwater canal. This open floor plan makes living easy. Separated bedrooms provide privacy for guests. Numerous windows and the volume ceiling make this home appear large. The expansive kitchen for preparing meals has numerous cabinets for all your cooking needs. An inside laundry room leads to the attached garage which provides space for a SUV, golf cart and storage cabinets. ...
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