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Posted on 06/26/2022
Benefits & disadvantages of one story house plans
Among the myriad factors to consider in building or buying a new home, deciding between multi-story or one-story house plans is one of the first decisions you’ll encounter. Single-story house plans come in plenty of different architectural styles, sizes and floor plans, potentially fitting the needs of many potential homeowners. However, one-story house plans have disadvantages to consider...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Essential Design Tips for Tiny Homes
Living in a small space requires the right habits and mindset. It’s helpful for those in small homes, rooms or apartments, but for those who live in tiny houses it’s essential. If you’re thinking about a tiny house for yourself or already have one you want to decorate, we’ve put together some design tips to help. Wall Shelving...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Top Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Up Your Home Theater
Setting up a home theater might seem like a relatively easy project. Unlike other home improvement projects, you don’t have to worry about changing your plumbing or electrical systems. You also rarely have to deal with changing the layout of your home or making any other major changes in order to set up this type of room. While...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Tips for Better Craft Room Organization
Keeping all of your crafting supplies together in a dedicated space is a great way to boost focus and creativity. However, many craft rooms can become overwhelming and unmanageable without organization. If you're looking for some simple ways to improve your craft room storage and organization, here are some ideas to help. Clear Containers One of the simplest...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
How to bring nature home
When you bring nature into your home, you can experience the benefits of being outdoors while also enhancing your indoor space. There are many ways to incorporate natural elements inside your home beyond wallpaper with a natural theme or paint with a soft earth tone. If you’re interested in other ways to bring nature inside, here are some...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
Revamp Your Dining Room With These Tableware Trends
Whether you’re having family dinner or hosting a larger gathering, a stylish dining table is key. No matter what interior design style you like or use in your dining room now, there are ways you can add new trends to refresh the look of your dining setup. Here are some of the top trends in tableware and flatware...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Tax abatement: What homebuyers should know
Property tax abatement programs can be helpful to homebuyers in several ways. While they can help you save money long-term, buying a property with a tax abatement can have potential downsides. Here are some key things about property tax abatements for buyers to consider: How property tax abatements work Property tax abatement programs are offered by some cities...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
How to Buy a Home In Another State
Long-distance moves can be a challenge. It’s even more challenging when you’re trying to buy a home that’s far away. While moving out of state can be a hassle, there are ways to make the process simpler. Here are the basic steps to buying a house in another state: Visit If Possible If you have time and means,...
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Posted on 05/06/2022
Another Property Sold - 2060 Matecumbe Key Road 2101, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Are you looking for a GROUND FLOOR END UNIT? Furnished “Turn-Key” (excluding any personal items) and facing the north basin of Burnt Store Marina? You will enjoy this two bedroom plus a den condominium. There is currently a meticulous renter in this 1,505 sq. ft. unit. The beautiful foyer entrance brings you into this condominium with tile throughout. The spacious kitchen has a view of the Marina boats and sports granite countertops and new appliances. Enjoy your screened Lanai where you can relax enjoying the tropical breeze and manatees gently floating by the dock. This unit comes with a designated car port including a “locker” in...
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Posted on 05/04/2022
3260 Southshore Drive 66C, Punta Gorda, FL 33955 is now new to the market!
Remodeled, Top Floor, 2br, 2ba spacious condominium (2,000 Sq Ft), has a picturesque view of the Marina through a "wind-resistant" two-sided glass lanai complete with sliding screens. Open the sliders and let the warm breezes flow. This very bright, sunny END unit is offered furnished turn-key. You have a very private walkway outside your front door where you can create your own "mini" garden and seating area. This unit features raised ceilings, tile on the diagonal, a remodeled kitchen, guest and master bathroom. This unit is impeccable. Pictures are worth a thousand words. View the Virtual Tour of this upgraded condominium and see...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
How to Tell If Your Home Needs New Insulation
People who harbor a sneaking suspicion they're paying too much in heating and cooling expenses are often on to something. Under-insulated attics alone can reportedly increase utility bills by as much as 25 percent. If you identify any of the following telltale signs, consider new insulation. 1: Home Experiences Temperature Shifts Imagine sitting by an open window as...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
Personal liability coverage explained
Personal liability coverage is included in standard home insurance policies. This type of coverage protects you financially against claims from injuries and damage to other people or property. To help explain how personal liability insurance works, here is a guide to the basics: What does personal liability insurance cover? Personal liability insurance is there to help you if...
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