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Posted on 08/02/2020
Buying a Vacation Home? Purchasing Tips For Long-Distance Transactions
Image by June Hanabi from Pixabay Buying a home is never easy, but it can be especially challenging if you're making your purchase from a remote location, like when you're buying a vacation home. If you're purchasing a second home or a vacation property in the next few months, these tips can help you through the process. By...
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Posted on 08/01/2020
108 E Cypress Avenue, Howey IN The Hills, FL 34737 is now new to the market!
Howey in the Hills - NO HOA! Custom Built, One Owner Home is located on a quiet, tree lined street. Enjoy your view of Blevins Park while enjoying coffee or cocktails on your screened-in porch! Affordable 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath house on .34 acre lot offers the lifestyle you have been looking for! This spacious home (2,739 total square feet) has plenty of room for entertaining, family gatherings and guests. The open concept living space features a living / dining room combo with vaulted ceiling, and easy access to the Kitchen. Bring your king size bed to this spacious master retreat 16' x 17' bedroom with oversized walk-in closet, en-suite...
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Posted on 08/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 3026 Isola Bella Boulevard, Mount Dora, FL 32757
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION! MOVE-IN READY! The STIRLING MODEL -- AN OPEN FLOOR PLAN WITH 3BR, 2BA + DEN ON 0.34-acre lot in gated Loch Leven, an exclusive lakefront community. Centered on a beautiful 240-acre lake in Mount Dora, Loch Leven offers a tranquil setting with approximately 195 home sites. The Stirling floor plan is one of Kevco's most popular plans and includes wood-look tile in common areas and master bedroom, 5-1/4" crown molding and baseboard trim, trey ceilings, beautiful cabinetry, energy-efficient features, french doors, tile roof, paver driveway, landscaping, sod, irrigation, and much more. The large open concept kitchen with...
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Posted on 07/31/2020
Another Property Sold - 5500 County Road 48, Okahumpka, FL 34762
Country living at it's best! This almost 5 acre property is tucked away from the hustle and bustle but just a short drive to Little Lake Harris (for boating and fishing enthusiasts), shopping, and dining. The moment you arrive, you will love the view of acreage - it's so serene! This two story, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home has been updated including Kitchen recently remodeled with "country cottage" style. Roof (2020), All Bathrooms (2020), Flooring throughout (2020), Ceiling Fans (2019), and Oversized Shed (2019). There's a 7 Stage Water Filtration System. I can see it now, your forever home with a front and side porch to enjoy the view from...
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Posted on 07/29/2020
Another Property Sold - 383 Silver Maple Road, Groveland, FL 34736
This is the HOUSE and the LIFESTYLE you've been looking for! Enter through the Crystalline Lead Glass Entry Door to this exquisite FULL SOLAR 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom EXTENDED "Gardenia" home offering an open concept floor plan with office/den and 2 car garage. This luxurious design boasts over $43,000 in upgrades to include extensive use of 5 1/4"crown molding, 5 1/4" baseboards, garage keyless entry, motion detectors, wood look tile from front door to Lanai and custom plantation shutters throughout. The lovely kitchen has a extra large walk-in pantry, Jenn-Aire appliances with gas range, granite surfaces, tiled backsplash, undermount sink,...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Unexpected Cost Home Buyers Should be Aware
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There’s no denying that purchasing a home requires a huge investment from buyers. Not only will you need to have a down payment in place, but you’ll need to consider closing costs, home maintenance, property taxes and more over the years. While these are all expenses that most buyers are aware of,...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Think Outside the Box When Building a Potting Bench
Photo by Andy via Pixabay A potting bench can provide you with a place to work on your garden, from starting seeds to grafting and transplanting. Ideally, your bench should be at a comfortable height for you to work at, be sturdy enough to support plants and tools and enhance the look of your yard. You have several...
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Posted on 07/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 1001 N Valencia Avenue, Howey IN The Hills, FL 34737
THE FLORIDA LIFESTYLE YOU'VE BEEN DREAMING OF!! Your new home awaits you in this Lakefront Community on Little Lake Harris, part of the Chain of Lakes. This 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath house on a .34 acre lot is move-in ready! The circular drive with tropical island offers expanded parking. The indoor and outdoor living spaces will make you feel right at home. As you walk inside, you'll notice the high, vaulted ceilings. This home offers a split floor plan. Your spacious master bedroom en suite features two walk-in closets. The adjoining master bathroom offers dual split vanities, a walk-in shower, jetted tub and a private water closet. A large...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Rural Land: Developing 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 07/09/2020
Another Property Sold - 1003 N Valencia Avenue, Howey IN The Hills, FL 34737
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS on Little Lake Harris, a Chain of Lakes waterfront community offering wonderful boating & fishing. NO HOA! Looking for a place for your family to spread their wings$11 A place to make memories$12 A place to call your DREAM home$13 Look no further, this place is it! This low maintenance, MOVE IN READY 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath home sits on a .34 acre nicely landscaped lot. Pride of ownership shows throughout - UPDATES include: Newly Remodeled 2nd Bathroom, Beautiful Plantation Shutters throughout, and Energy Efficient Double Hung Windows. Pool Pump, Filter Tank, Salt System and Pool resurfaced - all in 2019. This open floor...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Tips for a Well-Groomed Dog
Image by Autri Taheri from Unsplash Keeping dogs well-groomed is an important part of helping them stay healthy and happy. The amount of grooming your dogs need depends on certain factors, such as the kind of coat they have or whether or not they tend to roll around in dirt or mud. The following grooming tips can help...
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Posted on 07/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 1336 Eustis Road, Eustis, FL 32726
CHAIN OF LAKES COMMUNITY - Springwood Landing on Lake Eustis! Where else can you find this amount of space - in beautiful condition - for as little as $94 per sqft? Immaculate, 2,773 sqft, 5 Bedroom, 3 Bath home sitting on a lushly landscaped corner lot. Featured on the first floor: a large Living Room with built-in window seat and access to a fully screened Porch, the Kitchen with an abundance of gorgeous wood cabinets including a wonderful pullout pantry, solid surface counter top and built-in desk makes this the kitchen you'll want to cook in, Dining Room has gleaming hardwood floors, Master Bedroom with walk-in closet and separate linen...
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