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Posted on 10/18/2020
What are the Benefits of a Large Home?
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay For most people, buying a house is the biggest investment they will make. Unless you are paying cash, the transaction could become complicated. Not that many people can pay cash for a house – and for those that can, it often makes more sense to borrow than to use up cash reserves, especially...
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Posted on 10/13/2020
Video Tour - 8975 Cypresswood Drive, Lake Wales, FL 33898
Immaculate condition split plan with a large family room and separate living room with inside laundry. Featuring 5 bedrooms and 2.5 baths at 1856 square feet of living area, this home sits on over 1/2 acre beautifully well maintained lot with plenty of room to play! In 2017, the following improvements were made including: a new architectural shingle roof, a new 3.5 ton 15 seer A/C and all the windows where replaced with energy efficient thermal low emissivity windows, the electric bill on this home averages below $150 month. This home has been extremely well maintained and includes hard wood, tile, carpet and laminate flooring. Has a...
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Posted on 10/13/2020
8975 Cypresswood Drive, Lake Wales, FL 33898 is now new to the market!
Immaculate condition split plan with a large family room and separate living room with inside laundry. Featuring 5 bedrooms and 2.5 baths at 1856 square feet of living area, this home sits on over 1/2 acre beautifully well maintained lot with plenty of room to play! In 2017, the following improvements were made including: a new architectural shingle roof, a new 3.5 ton 15 seer A/C and all the windows where replaced with energy efficient thermal low emissivity windows, the electric bill on this home averages below $150 month. This home has been extremely well maintained and includes hard wood, tile, carpet and laminate flooring. Has a...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Hidden water leaks could be costing you -- how to track them down
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Some leaks are obvious -- coming home to a soggy rug or soaked floor is a pretty good indicator that you have some plumbing trouble -- but others are more discreet and can lead to a costly water bill and home damage if you don't catch them. Mold and mildew can develop...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
How to Host a Housewarming Party on a Budget
Image by Craig Adderley from Pexels What better way to unwind after all the stress of moving and settling into a new house than to have a housewarming party? It doesn’t matter if it’s going to be a large shindig or small party, a fancy dinner or a casual barbecue. Whatever the plan, a housewarming party is a...
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Posted on 10/01/2020
Video Tour - 2522 Lake Front Drive, Lake Wales, FL 33898
Gorgeous 3 bedroom 2.5 bath pool home with over 1 acre of well maintained, beautifully landscaped Lakeview lot! Like new home with many renovations but not limited to: a new roof, new kitchen with all new appliances, entire insulation replaced, new wiring, new porcelain tile in all the wet areas to include the Baths, Foyer, Laundry Room, Kitchen and both French Door entries areas from the Pool Lanai. New engineered laminate flooring in the Living Room, Family Room, Dining Room, Halls and the office. New carpet in the bedrooms only and new windows and doors including French doors with built-in blinds that exit to the pool Lanai from either...
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Posted on 10/01/2020
2522 Lake Front Drive, Lake Wales, FL 33898 is now new to the market!
Gorgeous 3 bedroom 2.5 bath pool home with over 1 acre of well maintained, beautifully landscaped Lakeview lot! Like new home with many renovations but not limited to: a new roof, new kitchen with all new appliances, entire insulation replaced, new wiring, new porcelain tile in all the wet areas to include the Baths, Foyer, Laundry Room, Kitchen and both French Door entries areas from the Pool Lanai. New engineered laminate flooring in the Living Room, Family Room, Dining Room, Halls and the office. New carpet in the bedrooms only and new windows and doors including French doors with built-in blinds that exit to the pool Lanai from either...
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Posted on 09/28/2020
Video Tour - 9294 Sheppard Drive, Lake Wales, FL 33898
Priced to sell! Come see this great 3 Bedroom 2 Bath on a 1/2 acre lot with plenty of room to add a detached Garage or Workshop, park an RV or Boat. Additional bonus room 16 x 16 added for a family room or use it as a great recreation room. This home has a 2 car garage and built in 2007. Enjoy the freedom to launch your boat on this world famous Lake Weohyakapka (Walk-in-Water) with a private community boat ramp and park. Optional HOA membership required for use of the community facilities. Living your dream fishing on this nationally known famous Bass fishing Lake Walk-in-Water! This home is ready for your occupancy! Call today to see...
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Posted on 09/28/2020
Video Tour - 131 Hampden Road, Winter Haven, FL 33884
Fantastic well maintained property with complete A/C replacement in 2016, new roof replacement in 2015, ALL windows replaced 11/2016 with Low E 366 insulated double pane's with no expense limited! Electric panel updated with 200 amp system in 2010. Home sits on a double lot 156 x 160 x 165 x 160 /.56 acre and the home sits offset to the right side of the lot leaving plenty of room to add another detached building. The property includes several fruit trees: Avocado, Mango and Oranges. Bonus room is 18x17 that currently facilitates a quilting machine and sewing equipment with supplies for seller's hobby, could be a great recreational game...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
9294 Sheppard Drive, Lake Wales, FL 33898 is now new to the market!
Priced to sell! Come see this great 3 Bedroom 2 Bath on a 1/2 acre lot with plenty of room to add a detached Garage or Workshop, park an RV or Boat. Additional bonus room 16 x 16 added for a family room or use it as a great recreation room. This home has a 2 car garage and built in 2007. Enjoy the freedom to launch your boat on this world famous Lake Weohyakapka (Walk-in-Water) with a private community boat ramp and park. Optional HOA membership required for use of the community facilities. Living your dream fishing on this nationally known famous Bass fishing Lake Walk-in-Water! This home is ready for your occupancy! Call today to see...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
131 Hampden Road, Winter Haven, FL 33884 is now new to the market!
Fantastic well maintained property with complete A/C replacement in 2016, new roof replacement in 2015, ALL windows replaced 11/2016 with Low E 366 insulated double pane's with no expense limited! Electric panel updated with 200 amp system in 2010. Home sits on a double lot 156 x 160 x 165 x 160 /.56 acre and the home sits offset to the right side of the lot leaving plenty of room to add another detached building. The property includes several fruit trees: Avocado, Mango and Oranges. Bonus room is 18x17 that currently facilitates a quilting machine and sewing equipment with supplies for seller's hobby, could be a great recreational game...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Preparing for a Hurricane
Photo by Michael M on Unsplash If you are expecting a Category 3, 4 or 5 hurricane to directly impact your home and immediate area, GO. Obey evacuation orders from local, state or federal agencies and leave as soon as possible. Remember, your home can always be repaired after the hurricane. There is nothing you can do to...
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