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Posted on 06/13/2021
Home Buyers: Do You Need an Owner's Insurance Policy?
Image by kalhh from Pixabay Is an owner's insurance policy helpful? Here's what every house or condo buyer in Florida should know. Homeowner’s Insurance: What's Covered Homeowner's insurance protects an owner from financial losses related to damage to a home and the belongings in and on the property. It also covers accidents and injuries on the property. Owners...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
5 Things to Clean Before You Move In
Image by pascalhelmer from Pixabay You’ve spent months scouring home listings and viewing houses. Once you found your dream home, you signed the contracts and successfully closed. Congratulations! It’s time to get started on this next exciting chapter of your life. While you’re probably eager to move your belongings into your new home, it’s a good idea to...
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Posted on 06/03/2021
6925 State Road 60 E, Bartow, FL 33830 is now new to the market!
10 acres on Lake Garfield. Peace Creek runs through the land to Lake Garfield. Currently used as cattle pasture land, all fenced. Lot dimensions are approximate and should not be interpreted as accurate. All data herein is the responsibility of the buyer to verify for accuracy. Call today to see this...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
What to Do When Your HOA Switches Property Management Companies
Image by allPhoto Bangkok from Pixabay In a perfect world, every HOA would find an amazing property management company, and the union of the two organizations would last forever. Unfortunately, this world can be imperfect sometimes, and there are many reasons why the agreements between property management companies and HOAs may need to be dissolved from time to...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Create a Transitional Bathroom
Photo by Андрей Постовой on Unsplash A transitional bathroom is a popular design trend that is a cross between modern and traditional. What are the key features of a transitional bathroom? A combination of two styles: A transitional bathroom can have different meanings to different people. Usually, it is a mixture of a recent era with the current...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Smart Lighting Systems: What They Are and How to Use Them
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels While ordinary light fixtures can certainly do the job, they lack the fun and pizzazz of smart lighting systems. You can’t order your basic lamp to illuminate the room in a dazzling purple hue well before you even arrive home, after all. Or turn it back off after leaving the house and realizing...
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Posted on 05/14/2021
Another Property Sold - 2325 Palm Creek Avenue, Orlando, FL 32822
This rare find is located in the well-established Rio Pinar Lakes neighborhood. This home features 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, as well as a covered lanai and screened-in patio with new vinyl windows. Upon entering the home, you are welcomed with an expansive living and dining room combination that you can really make your own. The spacious kitchen is the perfect place to entertain. The kitchen opens up into the voluminous family room and features wood cabinets, eat-in space in the kitchen, and window nook to cozy up with a book. All the windows throughout the house have been replaced and are double pane with a warranty. Other great...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Play What You Want: 3 Game Room Ideas
Image by JUNO KWON from Pixabay The most important element in designing a game room is to have fun. However, fun means something different for everybody. Depending on the type of gaming you want to do, there are some specific tips to help you in setting up the best possible playing space. Here we’ll go over some popular...
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Posted on 05/04/2021
Another Property Sold - 521 Haywood Lane, Lake Alfred, FL 33850
Check out this home virtually copy & paste this tour: https://www.youtube.com/embed/KrHfStzUn-U. Well maintained 3/2 with an oversized lot located on a quiet Cul-de-sac in the Magnolia Ridge Subdivision of North Lake Alfred, the only home available in this subdivision. Close-in to schools and quick access to I-4 to Tampa and Orlando. Large fenced in back yard, large bedrooms with the Master Bedroom at 16x15 with a large open living area floor plan, let the virtual tour speak for itself. Home needs nothing and ready for its new owner. Will be gone quick! Call today to see this beautiful...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
The Pros and Cons of Buying a Starter Home
Photo by Scott Webb from Pexels Potential new homebuyers have the choice of buying a starter home or a forever home. The details mean something different to everybody, but a starter home is usually regarded as a short-term living situation if you can’t afford your dream home yet. Some choose to wait until they can afford their forever...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Consider These Extra Benefits of an Eco-Friendly Home
Photo by Akil Mazumder from Pexels For many homeowners, the purpose of creating an eco-friendly house is to reduce their impact on the environment while simultaneously lowering their utility costs. However, there are additional perks that you may enjoy if you decide to transform your house into a sustainable living space. These are just a few of the...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
New Construction: Green Features to Improve Your New Build
Photo by Maria Orlova from Pexels With a greater focus on energy efficiency in recent years, new construction has been using green features. These features are designed to reduce negative impacts on the environment and help homeowners reduce their energy usage. If you’re planning to have a green home built, the following are some of the more common...
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