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Posted on 01/14/2019
Finish a Successful Home Selling Journey
The home selling journey may seem endless at times. Fortunately, once you accept a buyer's offer to purchase your home, the finish line of this journey may be in sight. There are many things that a house seller can do to streamline the process of reaching a home closing date, and these include: 1. Establish Realistic Expectations Although accepting...
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Posted on 01/10/2019
Another Property Sold - 620 Shaman Court, Winter Haven, FL 33880
Lakefront Custom Built Home, one of Polk County's Premier builders! This premium built home features 4 or 5 split bedroom plan w/two Master Bedrooms and 2.5 baths, office w/closet (5th bedroom), formal areas are nicely appointed including: Designer Glass French Door entry w/Foyer, Crown Molding in all the main rooms, fully appointed kitchen w/LG stainless appliances and Crown Molding Cabinetry and a pass-thru window to the pool balcony entertainment area. The main Master Suite is 22x17 and includes a lounge area and view of the lake with access to the pool balcony entertainment area. Master bath includes: dual sinks, make-up desk w/mirror,...
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Posted on 01/07/2019
Want A Smart Home? Here's How To Use Alexa For An Efficient Life
AI (artificial intelligence) is moving in on the homefront. And at the head of the pack is Amazon’s Echo with its assistant, Alexa. Echo comes in 3 options: a minimal hockey-puck-shaped device, a sleek tube in fashionable shades that make it a natural addition to your home decor, and a square-shaped device with a video screen, camera and mic...
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Posted on 12/31/2018
Questions to Ask During a Home Showing
A home showing represents an important opportunity for a homebuyer. And if you know the right questions to ask during a home showing, you can obtain the insights you need to determine whether a residence is right for you. Ultimately, there are several crucial questions to ask during a home showing, and these include: 1. Why did the seller...
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Posted on 12/24/2018
How To Set Up A Christmas Tree Hassle-Free
The holiday season is here and with it is the Christmas carols, sales and...trees. Setting up a Christmas tree is one of the most magical and memorable traditions of the season. At least, it is for those who get to simply put decorations on it or admire it from afar. This year make it the easiest part of the...
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Posted on 12/21/2018
Video Tour - 2625 Canal Drive N, Lakeland, FL 33801
This property is eligible under the Freddie Mac First Look Initiative through 01/09/2019. OWNER OCCUPIED BUYERS and NSP offers will only be considered the first 20 days from initial MLS input date. Investors are encouraged to make an offer and will be considered after the First Look Initiative period has expired. Buyer pays Doc Stamps on deed. All measurements and sizes are approximate and not guaranteed. Any information contained herein critical to buyer's purchasing decisions must be verified by buyer and not assumed...
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Posted on 12/21/2018
2625 Canal Drive N, Lakeland, FL 33801 is now new to the market!
This property is eligible under the Freddie Mac First Look Initiative through 01/09/2019. OWNER OCCUPIED BUYERS and NSP offers will only be considered the first 20 days from initial MLS input date. Investors are encouraged to make an offer and will be considered after the First Look Initiative period has expired. Buyer pays Doc Stamps on deed. All measurements and sizes are approximate and not guaranteed. Any information contained herein critical to buyer's purchasing decisions must be verified by buyer and not assumed...
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Posted on 12/17/2018
Key Attributes of a Confident Homebuyer
Confidence can play a major role in the homebuying journey. If a homebuyer is confident in his or her ability to evaluate a house, this individual may be better equipped than others to complete a successful home purchase. Conversely, a homebuyer who lacks confidence may struggle to identify his or her ideal residence, resulting in a long, arduous homebuying...
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Posted on 12/10/2018
Credit Scores 101: How Credit Affects Your Ability to Purchase a Home
Your credit score is a fundamental component of a mortgage lender’s decision to approve you for a loan. It can also affect the interest rate and loan amount you can secure. Along with your income history and down payment, a solid credit score is one of the three most important things you’ll need when it comes to buying a...
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Posted on 12/03/2018
Choose the Best Kitchen for Your Family's Lifestyle
For generations, people have been saying that "the kitchen is the heart of the home." The meaning of that expression is open to interpretation, but just about everyone would agree that kitchens are generally a relaxing place where family and friends congregate. Although there are a lot of things to consider when searching for just the right house that...
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Posted on 11/30/2018
Another Property Sold - 1955 White Hawk Way, Winter Haven, FL 33881
Take advantage of this huge 2-Story Home in the Buckeye Trace Subdivision at the affordable price of $219,900! This foreclosure has had some important repairs completed by the seller. If you need space and have a big family and you've been looking for a long time, this 5 bedroom 3 1/2 bath home is for you! Featuring the Master Suite down stairs and all of the other bedrooms upstairs. Master bath has a glassed shower stall and dual sinks. Kitchen is fully equipped with all appliances, granite counter tops, 1/2 bath down stairs for company convenience, screened enclosed back porch with nobody living behind you! The upstairs features a huge...
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Posted on 11/26/2018
Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Vacation Property
Owning a second home or vacation home is the dream of many Americans hoping to retire in style. However, owning a second home can also be a huge financial asset and even an added form of income if you’re savvy with the rental process. What stops most of us from buying a vacation home in our ideal getaway? The...
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