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Posted on 07/25/2021
Quick Key Points about Earnest Money
Photo by Mercigod via Shutterstock Earnest money is the amount of money put down for a large purchase. While this is not limited to real estate, it is used frequently in the real estate industry. It’s a sign of good faith from the buyer to the seller and normally constitutes about 1%-5% of the home’s price. How much...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Easements & Right of Way
Photo by David McBee from Pexels At some point, you might come across the terms “easement” and “right of way.” These terms both imply another person or entity may have use of your property. As a homeowner or buyer in the market for a home, you’ll want to thoroughly understand both of these terms and how they can...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Prepare Your Home Exterior for Staging
Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay Selling your home requires staging your home. Staging means preparing your home for showings, tours or professional photography aimed at advertising and selling your property to potential buyers. While staging the interior of the home is crucial, preparing the exterior is just as important. Your goal is to make the best possible...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
How to Develop Raw Land Outside of the City
Photo by RTImages via Shutterstock Buying raw land with the intent to build can be exciting, but there are many things to consider before you make the purchase final. Building requirements: From soil type, building setback requirements, electrical accessibility, well drilling, sewer placement and everything in between, learn what needs to be done and planned before beginning the...
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Posted on 07/03/2021
4210 Epic Cove, Land O Lakes, FL 34638 is now new to the market!
WOW, at 1 year of age the Bayshore II Pool Home in Bexley is a must see! 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, owners retreat on the First floor, 3-car garage & meticulously kept within the highly desirable community of Bexley. This extravagant home offers easy living with an open floor plan while still offering privacy for the owner’s retreat & secondary beds/baths. Over 3200 square feet of luxurious living space with an outdoor oasis that will sooth the soul. Follow the extra wide foyer with 10' high tray ceilings & crown molding, to the heart of the home, a combined grand room, casual dining, gourmet kitchen with breakfast room & butlers...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
The Advantages of a New Construction Home
Image by Mote Oo Education from Pixabay Buying new construction makes the most sense for some home buyers. Instead of choosing a home that already exists, they're taking the opportunity to start from scratch. Whether you buy a new home that was built with your input or not, there are some serious advantages to choosing this route. We'll...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Evaluating Different Offers for Your Home
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Whether it is a seller's market or you just have an appealing home, you could end up with multiple offers -- how can you decide which offer is best? Your agent is an excellent source of information and can help widdle through unqualified buyers, but if you still have to choose between multiple...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
What Is Eclectic Design Style?
Everyone will have a different perception of what eclectic style means. For such a carefree and “anything goes” type of design style it’s only natural for it to be very subjective. However, there are some specific guidelines that every eclectic design follows. By using these key elements you can create an aesthetic that’s fun and interesting without simply...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Making the Most of a Housing Shortage
Image by Sandro Porto from Pixabay On the basic level of supply and demand, a housing shortage leads to higher home prices. But let's look beyond the obvious at a few other considerations a homeowner might want to make in response to a housing shortage, as well as a few tips for the prospective homebuyer. More Housing, Same...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
How to Reuse your Moving Boxes
Image by khathar ranglak from Shutterstock Most times, after moving your property into your new home, you have stacks of empty cardboard boxes to put away. After taking out the contents, you might be wondering what to do with that pile of cardboard. Thankfully, cardboard moving boxes are easy to reuse and can serve other purposes. Break Down...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Ideas for Crafting with Upcycled Materials
Image by tatu234 from Pixabay Upcycling is a great way to use old or discarded objects to create new and useful items. The following are several basic things you probably have at home or in the garage. With a little creativity, they can be turned into beautiful crafts. Coffee Bean Holder Find a small bowl, glass vase or...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Pros and Cons of Living in Beautiful South Florida
Photo by Dimitris Vetsikas via Pixabay There’s nothing like the South Florida sun, right? The beauty of the water, sandy beaches and plenty of things to do. Those are just a few reasons why Miami continues to be a popular destination – not only to visit, but to live as well. People see all the storms and inclement...
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