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Posted on 08/09/2020
Loan Options for Luxury Home Buyers
Photo by Vincent Rivaud from Pexels When you buy a luxury home, you have several options when it comes to paying for the home. While some luxury buyers invest fully in the home and purchase outright, most find that opting for a mortgage of some type keeps options open and reserves capital for other things. Mortgages can be...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
How to Accent Your Luxury Home with Landscape Lighting
Photo by Muffin from Pexels When you have a luxury home with impressive architectural features and landscaping, don’t let nighttime prevent you from showing it off. Landscape lighting provides a convenient way to draw attention to certain features of your home and yard when it’s dark out. This type of lighting can improve your home’s curb appeal while...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Small Improvement Projects to Complete 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 07/19/2020
Florida: An Animal Lover's Paradise
Photo by Paul Brennan via Pixabay To live in Florida is to live closer to nature than you ever may have imagined. For life-long Florida residents, this is something that you grow accustomed to rather young, but for those who move into the state later in adulthood, learning to expect the sight of a lizard in the bathroom...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Was Your Open House Successful?
An open house may be considered a success if it leads to an offer to purchase or a home sale. For a seller to achieve the best-possible results from an open house, it is important for this individual to plan ahead. That way, a seller can ensure that his or her residence makes a great impression on buyers. Now,...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
What to Look For Before Buying a Waterfront Home
Photo by timokefoto via Pixabay Buying property can be fun, but it can also be exhausting. You want to find a place that fits your personal lifestyle and invest in a home that'll bring you years of happiness. As you're looking at shorefront real estate: 1. Understand Your Access Rights to the Water On the surface, it may...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Should You Pay Your Mortgage Twice a Month?
Photo by cottonbro from Pexels We all know how hard the beginning of the month can be; it seems like there are a million bills due all at the same time, and one of those bills is usually the most expensive among them all—your mortgage. After you budget for all of your expenses, that gigantic payment can really...
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Posted on 06/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 10921 Oak Island Rd #103, Estero, FL 34135
Rarely available Coach Home with a GARAGE in the Oak Island Community of Lighthouse Bay! This move-in ready, 1st flr, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath + Den has 1279 sq ft is being sold Turnkey. Some features include newer appliances with a French Door Refrig, newer washer & dryer in unit, raised bathroom vanities and split bedroom floor plan. Kitchen and Foyer has 20 x 20 tile. Carpet throughout rest of the condo which has been professionally cleaned. The main living areas have been freshly painted for a light and bright look. New stone coated metal roof has just been completed in this complex. Enjoy all of the amenities that Lighthouse Bay has to...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
The Art and Science of Home Staging
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay Home staging used to be a novelty you watched on the HGTV network. At the end of the program, the hosts would show up with a truckload of furnishings and a bunch of landscaping plants, and presto — a home would be transformed before your eyes. Today, home staging is a thriving bicoastal...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Checklist for Buying a Luxury Penthouse
Photo by Steven Buissinne via Pixabay Buying a luxury penthouse isn’t just about finding one perfect thing about it. Several other factors come into play when deciding where you might live for many years. If everything isn’t just right, you may end up with buyer’s remorse. Buying a penthouse is different from buying a house in that you...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Assistance Programs for Financing Your New Home
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay If you’re in the market for a new home, chances are you’ve been evaluating your finances. As a first-time homebuyer, there are programs in place to help with the down payment. According to the December 2019 Realtor Index Confidence Survey, first-time homebuyers accounted for 31% of all sales, and 77% put down less...
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Posted on 06/06/2020
28012 Bridgetown CT #4923, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 now has a new price of $279,500!
Beautiful 2-bedroom + den, fully furnished second floor D’Angelo-model veranda in the fabulous golf community of Bonita National Golf and Country Club. GOLF MEMBERSHIP included with ownership. Beautiful golf course and lake view from the tiled lanai. Open-concept floor plan provides viewing of the outdoors from the kitchen and living areas. Foyer, living area, kitchen and baths have neutral tile laid on the diagonal. Tile, laid on the diagonal in the lanai where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful view. Additional screened back porch for enhanced living space. Granite counters in kitchen and bathrooms. Den includes two (2) single bed...
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