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Posted on 10/27/2020
How to Turn a High Profit when Selling Your Home
Photo by PublicDomainPictures via Pixabay You’ve finally decided to sell your home and now you want the REALTOR® to show you the money! While that sounds like it can happen at the snap of a finger, there are a few things to consider. Are you selling for a profit or is your goal to make the biggest profit...
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Posted on 10/20/2020
Tips for Reducing Allergens at Home
Photo by Roman Koval from Pexels It’s common to experience seasonal allergies with the passing of the months, but did you know that indoor allergens can aggravate your allergies and asthma symptoms as well? Many people choose to stay inside when the pollen and mold levels are high. However, they could be doing more harm than good if...
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Posted on 10/13/2020
Paperwork You Need When Buying a Home
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels While the home buying process is exciting, applying for a mortgage can be time-consuming. Paperwork is a big part of the mortgage process and the better prepared you are, the more likely it is to go well. In fact, if you are considering getting preapproved for a mortgage, lining the paperwork up...
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Posted on 10/06/2020
Should I Buy a Foreclosure?
Photo by Alexander Stein via PixabayIf a home is in foreclosure, you can buy it for less. Great deal, right? It can be, but there are pitfalls, and you need even more caution than in a regular real estate transaction. Stages of Foreclosure Foreclosure can take months or even years depending on the regulations of the specific state,...
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Posted on 10/06/2020
Another Property Sold - 1136 Kingsland CT, Jacksonville, FL 32259
Beautiful pool hm located on .3 acres in a cul de sac w/water to preserve view. Hm is immaculate. Formal DR/LD w/ hardwood floors, trey ceilings & Restoration Hardware light fixtures. Kitchen upgraded w/white cabinets w/frosted ribbed glass & granite counters, wine chiller fridge, under cabinets lighting & upgraded SS appliances. Family rm w/vaulted ceiling overlooks bkyard. Master is huge w/ setting area & glamour bath w/ 2 walk in closets & dbl vanities, upgraded sandstone shower w/ soaker tub. Guest bath has sandstone Kohler steam shower w/ multi jet Grohe Swiss shower. Cabana bath has Restoration hardware...
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Posted on 09/29/2020
Use Common Sense During Your Property Search
You don't need to be a real estate market expert to find and acquire a great house at a budget-friendly price. In fact, if you use common sense during your home search, you should have no trouble achieving your desired homebuying results. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you discover your dream home. 1. Consider...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Another Property Sold - 13128 Staffordshire Dr S, Jacksonville, FL 32225
Active Listing: New flooring and fresh paint make this 3 bed/2 bath look fresh and clean. Must see to appreciate the large private back yard with both an enclosed Patio (224 Sq Ft) and open Patio (144 Sq Ft). Vaulted ceilings in the living room and kitchen. NEW Carrier A/C 2020 and new attic fan and insulation. New Tuff Shed by the garden. Perfect location, near the Beach and all major shopping close by. Easy to show at a great...
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Posted on 09/24/2020
48 Outlook Dr, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32081 is now new to the market!
One look and you will say ''SOLD''. This stunning home has everything you need. Gourmet kitchen w/ Thermador appliances which include a 6 burner gas stove w/ griddle, warming drawer, microwave & oversized refrigerator! Large island w/ quartz counters, under cab lighting & eat in area. Master suite is a dream with 2 large walk in closets, stunning glamour bath that you will never want to leave, oversized shower and soaking tub. 1st fl also has another bdrm w/ full bath. 2nd floor offers 3 bdrms, huge loft & 2 full baths. Upgrades include hardwood floors on 1st floor, carpet on 2nd. Upgraded lighting. Large screened patio...
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Posted on 09/23/2020
Another Property Sold - 4128 Cordgrass Inlet Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32250
Once in a great while a house literally exceeds expectations. This is that house. Not only has it been rebuilt from the inside out, with the finest materials and workmanship by an award winning builder, it is perched on a pristine canal front high and dry lot far from the reach of floodwaters. As you step inside, you'll be wowed by the fine features and a free flowing plan that makes it appear much larger than its square footage. Over 200k was spent not updating but completely renovating! From 50 year roof to wood flooring, plumbing to electrical, wood vinyl clad windows to custom closets and trim, gourmet kitchen to spa like baths it's...
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Posted on 09/22/2020
Do You Need to Craft a Relocation Budget?
A relocation budget is a must-have for those who recently bought or sold a house. If you have a relocation budget at your disposal, you should have no trouble getting ready for moving day. Ultimately, there are several factors that you need to consider to craft an effective relocation budget. These factors include: 1. Packing Supplies Moving boxes, packing...
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Posted on 09/15/2020
Home Maintenance Ensures Potential Problems are Identified
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay As a homeowner, it is important to complete preventative home maintenance on a regular schedule. Home maintenance is necessary because it ensures potential problems are identified before they become costly repairs. Not every issue will be caught ahead of time, here are a few common examples of home maintenance issues that could...
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Posted on 09/08/2020
Light up Your Outdoor Oasis After the Sun Goes Down
Photo by Ben Thijssen via Pixabay If you're like many modern homeowners, your ideal of an ideal outdoor living space is one that serves as a personal oasis. Perhaps you've cultivated a thriving culinary herb garden complete with classically inspired statuary or maybe you've carved out a serene space in the middle of a flowering thicket. Whatever type...
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