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Posted on 10/25/2020
Benefits of Purchasing a Home
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Buying a home can be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. However, deciding if you should rent or buy your next home can be a very difficult decision. But once you understand the benefits of owning a home, you can have confidence as you move through the home-buying process. You...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
How to Make Multi-Generational Living Work
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Housing priorities of young families and retired couples can vary. More and more households are combining by necessity or for the added convenience. When households combine, invariably, some adjustments will be necessary. However, the needs of young families with babies and toddlers are not really so different from the "aging in place"...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Pad Thai - A New Holiday Recipe
Photo by Sharon Ang via PixabayOne of the best parts of the holidays is the wonderful food we get to overindulge on. It's always fun to have a big, multi-course feast, with the delicious tradition of turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, coleslaw, and some kind of pie -- especially pumpkin or chocolate cream pie -- or...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Home Staging: How to Breathe Life Back into Your Home
Photo by p_kennedy123 via Pixabay You don't have to be an interior designer to bring color and life into a home when you put it on the market. And you certainly don't have to drop thousands of dollars to hire a professional stager, either. For most properties, a few staging basics can make all the difference between a...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Selling Your Home: How It Affects Your Taxes
Photo by Acharaporn Kamornboonyarush from Pexels In a nutshell, if you have owned a home for five years and lived in it for at least two out of five years, or if you’ve owned the house for two years and lived in it the entire time, a single person has a $250,000 tax exemption. If you are married,...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Improving Indoor Air Quality in Your Home
Image by Projekt_Kaffeebart from Pixabay Your indoor air quality can have a significant impact on your health and well-being. Allergens, air pollutants, and other particles can accumulate in your home and lead to certain health issues, such as respiratory symptoms. Maintaining good indoor air quality is an important part of making sure that your luxury home provides you...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
4 Tips for Freshening Up a Dated Home
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Your home is your statement to guests and allows you to show your personality to the world. The only problem is that over time, trends will change, and what once used to be a modern home can suddenly look dated and in need of freshening up. This issue becomes more important if you...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Winning a Bidding War
Image by Amy Hirschi from Unsplash Situations arise where prospective buyers find themselves in a bidding war with another buyer over the house they desire. Circumstances like this occur in a seller’s market where the demand for property is higher than the market can provide. It’s not uncommon to see multiple buyers vying over the same property in...
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Posted on 09/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 19315 Blue Pond Drive #22/5C, Lutz, FL 33558
Under Construction. This Marianna plan offers 1,667 square feet of living space with three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, and a one-car garage. Featured in this new community with a pool and cabana area, park, playground and dog park, this open floor plan boasts an ample kitchen with a breakfast bar and walk-in pantry. Kitchen features popular Linen colored cabinets with Basalt Gray quartz countertops and stainless-steel appliances, including the refrigerator. The kitchen overlooks the dining area and is situated next to the Great Room. This is the perfect plan for someone who likes to entertain. An expansive multi-slide glass door connects...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
What Can a Homebuyer Learn from a Showing?
A showing enables a buyer to walk through a residence and envision what life may be like if he or she purchases it. And if a buyer crafts a home showing strategy, he or she can make the most of this opportunity. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan ahead for a house showing....
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Posted on 08/27/2020
Another Property Rented - 19315 Blue Pond Drive Drive, Lutz, FL 33558
19315 Blue Pond Drive Lutz ,Florida 33558. Parkview at Long Lake Ranch is a brand new community still under construction , Available for occupancy 9/1 . Be the first to live in this new townhome located in a prime location of Lutz. This plan offers 1,667 square feet of living space with three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, and a one-car garage. Amenities coming soon will include a pool and cabana area, park, playground and dog park. This open floor plan boasts an ample kitchen with a breakfast bar and walk-in pantry. Kitchen features popular cabinets with Basalt Gray quartz countertops and stainless-steel appliances. The kitchen...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
5 Tips for 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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