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Posted on 08/09/2020
Don’t Skip the Home Inspection – Here’s Why
Life of Pix via Pexels If your lender does not demand it, skipping the home inspection might be fairly tempting as you move toward closing on the house of your dreams. Although moving full steam ahead might provide what you need in the moment, that decision could end up causing problems in the future. So, even though it...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
Improving the Look of Old Tile With New Grout
Photo by James DeMers via Pixabay That bathroom tile once looked terrific, so newly laid contrast between tile and grout. You were so proud to show it off to all your guests. But over time, grout becomes dull, stained and chipped. Tiles fade and look dated. When they do, it's time to refreshen or replace tile and grout....
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Property Investing: How to Find Capital in Your First Property
Photo by Jonathan Rolande via Pixabay Dipping your toes in the real estate investing waters can feel intimidating--especially when it comes to making a large up-front investment. Although there are ways to get started in real estate with lower up-front costs (low- or no-down payment VA and FHA loans, for instance), it's smart to have some savings to...
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Posted on 07/25/2020
8950 Park Boulevard #504, Seminole, FL 33777 is now new to the market!
For rent only. Location, location, location, close to the beaches of Madeira and Treasure Island, shopping restaurants, gym, grocery stores and lots other amenities. This neutrally painted and spacious 2-bedroom 2 bath condo could be just what you need for a worry-free life! Relax by the pool, exercise in our fitness room, enjoy the recreation room or sit back with a good book in the onsite library, Very spacious unit with fantastic view of the Seminole Lakes Country Club golf course. The complex has a very nice large pool and the building is centrally located to the Interstate and minutes to Gulf beaches. This 5th floor unit have a split...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Create the perfect guest room space, from spare keys to wifi passwords and lush decor
Photo by bottlein via Pixabay Your guest room can become a relaxing and inviting retreat -- instead of an afterthought -- and allow you to host visitors at a moment's notice. While decor, bedding and other pieces will help you create a comfortable and inviting space, these tips will elevate your guest room to a luxurious retreat and...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Growing Into a Larger Home
Photo by Kirk Fisher via Pixabay Whether you are buying your first home or are upgrading, consider buying a larger home. Even if you are just planning on starting a family, a larger home allows you to grow into it. And, you don’t have to put up with the pesky chore of moving when it’s time to go...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
How To Refinish Your Cabinets in Four Easy Steps
Photo by u_jup1hbno via Pixabay Paint is the magic elixir when it comes to inexpensive home makeovers. It rejuvenates space in a way few other things can do. Yet many homeowners have blinders on when it comes to the places they can paint. Namely, they only see the walls as a palette. Let's challenge that notion and remind...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Are You Prepared to Address House Buying Hurdles?
Purchasing a home may prove to be a long, arduous process, particularly for individuals who fail to prepare for potential house buying hurdles. Thankfully, there are several things that you can do to put yourself in position to enjoy a successful homebuying journey, such as: 1. Establish Realistic Expectations Much in the same way that Rome was not built...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
What is Common-Interest Housing?
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Common-interest housing includes individually owned spaces and common areas shared by all owners. The common areas can include clubhouses, landscaping, parking lots or pools. Multistory buildings share lobbies, stairwells, and elevators. Any community that shares property including single-family free-standing homes in developments, falls into the common-interest category. The two most familiar types of...
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Posted on 06/20/2020
Another Property Rented - 470 3RD Street S #414, St Petersburg, FL 33701
Application in process....Totally updated this large one bedroom condo offers an open floor plan in the heart of downtown St Petersburg, walking distance to the Dali Museums and to the Mahaffey Theater, only a few minutes from busy downtown shops, restaurants, movie theater, waterfront parks, farmers markets, library and grocery stores. This condo it's beautiful! It's perfect for the busy person who doesn't have time to decorate it, someone wanting a fully updated and furnished with the kitchen completely stacked with dishes and everything you need to make this your home. Big farmers sink with quartz counters, glass back-splash, stainless...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Luxury and High-Quality Flooring Options for Your Home
Flooring is a significant part of your home interior decor. It bears the brunt of your daily activities and is always the first surface to reflect wear and tear. With that in mind, consider installing high-end flooring that is durable, lasts longer, and of course, makes your home more appealing. Luxurious flooring can boost your home value tremendously...
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Posted on 06/11/2020
Another Property Rented - 5056 42ND Street S, St Petersburg, FL 33711
For rent, long term 12 months or longer. Amazing Location for this home. Great move-in condition, open concept floor plan, 2BR, 2BA! Easy to care for with tiled floors throughout and brand-new laminate wood floors in the bedrooms. The kitchen is light and bright and features an island with granite counters and brand-new stainless-steel appliances. Newer paint inside and outside, this house is immaculate and ready to move in. The master bath features dual sinks, granite top and a large garden bath/shower. The master bedroom also has 2 closets one is an extra-large walk-in closet. The front yard is lush and beautiful. Enjoy a big fenced...
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