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Posted on 10/25/2020
Good Faith Deposits Requirements When Purchasing Real Estate
Photo by Clker-Free-Vector-Images via Pixabay When you purchase real estate, you must put down a good faith deposit. Several factors determine how much you will need to put down, but it could be as little as $100. In order to have a valid contract, the contract must have “consideration,” or something of value exchanged for the contract. The...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Personalize Your Bedroom with a Headboard
Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash The headboard has become an integral part of bedroom furniture in the contemporary bedroom. Often the centerpiece of a bedroom, there are many design options available to you. Some are simple and understated. Others may feature cushioned back support, storage functions or built-in reading lights. Wooden Wooden headboards are a classic and timeless...
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Posted on 10/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 1111 S Center Street, Eustis, FL 32726
Your opportunity is here to purchase a fantastic downtown Eustis home, located close to Lake Eustis, one of the "Chain of Lakes" offering fantastic boating and fishing, exciting local restaurants, and more. This 1920’s home on a street previously called "Millionaire's Row" is the perfect marriage of period charm and modern conveniences. This 3 bedroom and 2 bath home is move-in ready! Large windows throughout the home provide endless light, offering bright and spacious living areas showcasing the original refinished hardwood floors and fabulous staircase! A renovated 1920's stunner, this 1626 sq.ft. home is from a time when entertaining was...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
4 Easy DIY Ways to Update Your Bathroom
Photo by Bonnie Kittle on Unsplash Tired of looking at a dated bathroom day after day but dread updating it knowing the average remodeled bathroom will set you back thousands of dollars? Even if you don’t have the budget for a complete makeover, there are several DIY ways you can update your bathroom. 1. Paint Tub & Tile...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Is It a Good Time to Invest in Amelia Island?
Image by pwemedia from Pixabay Summer is the in-season on Amelia Island in Northeast Florida. But this popular vacation spot is enjoyable year-round, thanks to weather that ranges from mild to spectacular. A close-knit coastal community that's as charming as it is scenic holds the key to Amelia Island's reputation as a top-notch vacation spot. If you're thinking...
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Posted on 10/02/2020
Another Property Sold - 3003 S Atlantic Avenue #15a2, Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118
OCEANFRONT elegance and comfort at its BEST! This 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo is recently updated and move-in ready! Spacious floor plan, large eat in kitchen that is gorgeous and offers all you need to entertain and accommodate gatherings. Both bathrooms are large and updated!The building features both indoor and outdoor pools and spa, a huge deck for entertaining with grills for cooking out. There is a fully equipped fitness center to keep you active. Need even more room for entertaining, there is club house rooms available to use! The property is secure and private but also accessible to all that Daytona has to...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Security Tips for Unoccupied Property
Image by Philipp Berndt from Unsplash Sometimes the timelines for buying and selling a home don’t match up perfectly. You may have purchased a new home or need to relocate before you can sell your current residence. In these cases, your property may remain empty for weeks or months at a time. Here are a few ideas for...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Is an HOA Right for Me?
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay In many communities, homeowner’s associations, or HOAs, provide services to residents of the neighborhood. In fact, as many as 26 million homes are under the guidance of an HOA across the country. These community organizations can help ensure the neighborhood’s homes stay in good repair, residents treat each other respectfully, and agreed-upon rules...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
108 E Cypress Avenue, Howey IN The Hills, FL 34737 now has a new price of $212,499!
NEW ROOF TO BE INSTALLED 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...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Did You Price Your Home Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
How Your Credit Score Affects Your Monthly Payment
Photo by Lukas from Pexels Before you even start looking for a home, you should know what your credit score is. You can pull your own credit score from the three major bureaus without having points deducted from your credit score. You should know your score since it will affect how high your mortgage payments will be, and...
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Posted on 09/04/2020
Another Property Sold - 12379 County Road 245e, Oxford, FL 34484
IF YOUR LOOKING FOR PRIVACY AND COUNTRY LIVING, THEN THIS ONE IS FOR YOU! CUSTOM BUILT 3/2 BRICK HOME ON 17 ACRES. COMPLETE WITH A 43x25 GARAGE/BARN/WORKSHOP! HOME FEATURES A LARGE LIVING AREA W/SUMTER COUNTY STONE WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE, OPEN KITCHEN & DINING AREA HAS SOLID WOOD CABINETS, BAR AREA HAS COOKTOP AND SLIDING GLASS DOORS TO SCREEN PORCH. MASTER SUITE HAS A LARGE CLOSET AND TILED BATH WITH TUB/SHOWER. FAMILY ROOM, 2ND BATHROOM IS TILED AND 15x5 INSIDE LAUNDRY ROOM. 47x35 SCREEN PORCH OFF DINING AREA AND A 19x14 SCREEN PORCH OFF THE FAMILY ROOM. THE 43X25 GARAGE/BARN HAS AN OVERHEAD DOOR WITH PLENTY OF PARKING FOR YOUR CARS...
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