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Posted on 01/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 3573 Se Fairway E, Stuart, FL 34997
Spacious double master suite bedroom home with three baths and 2 car garage. This house is strategically located to offer no neighbor to the south and the golf course to the east. Very private. Tile roof replaced in 2005, kitchen beautifully renovated with kitchen and dining room floors converted to travertine tile. This is the perfect golf vacation home with large living, family room and Kitchen dining, and great for entertaining. Beautiful Florida kitchen on patio. Vaulted ceilings, walk in closets, custom lights and fans, all come together to make this a bright and airy home. Yacht and Country Club offers social, golf and yacht club...
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Posted on 01/11/2021
5 Facts About Severe Weather Damage & Homeowners Insurance
Photo by Peter from Pexels When everyday people take out a homeowners' insurance policy, there is an expectation that you enjoy secure coverage in the event of a loss. That sigh of relief many people experience when signing off on a policy may be an illusion, to some extent. That’s because not every severe weather event is covered...
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Posted on 01/08/2021
5480 N Ocean Drive #a-1-A, Singer Island, FL 33404 now has a new price of $450,000!
This condo has the Million Dollar View!!! It is located directly on the ocean and just steps to the awesome blue and turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean. You will have spectacular sun rises and great sunsets while enjoying the balcony. Fabulous ocean view from every room. This 2 bedroom 2 bath condo with tile floors, granite countertops, upgrades through out, affords you easy resort style living where the sand and the sea meet. Condo has hurricane glass throughout with extra protection of folding shutters. Lovely community pool and...
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Posted on 01/04/2021
Benefits of Home Ownership Include More Privacy
Making the transition from being a renter to a home owner is a life changing experience -- one which brings both rewards and new responsibilities. Although you'll no longer have a landlord (on speed dial) to handle things like yard maintenance, noisy neighbors, and appliance repairs, you'll enjoy the satisfaction of being in control of your own living space,...
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Posted on 12/28/2020
Is A Seller-Financed Mortgage Right For You?
Photo by Charles Thompson via Pixabay A vast majority of homebuying transactions rely on the buyer qualifying for a mortgage through a bank. After all, most people don't have enough cash lying around to buy a home outright. Nowadays, you have more options with different types of lenders and alternative financing companies where you can seek pre-approval online....
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Posted on 12/21/2020
Going Hands-Free in the Kitchen
Photo by Sarah Biesinger via Shutterstock You’ve probably heard how important it is to go hands-free in your car, but it can be just as important and useful to be hands-free in the kitchen. If you’re busy washing dishes or prepping for dinner, you can use hands free devices to do everything from answering calls to looking up...
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Posted on 12/14/2020
What You Need to Know About Mortgage Rates in Florida
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay Mortgage rates in Florida are some of the best in the nation. The housing market is growing so fast that builders and sellers are seeing homes come off the market just days after the property has been listed. When it comes time to buy your home in Florida, it's a good idea for...
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Posted on 12/07/2020
Home Staging: Basic Tips That Work
Photo by Milly Eaton via Pexels If you're like most people who are beginning the process of putting their homes up for sale, you're probably aware of the concept of home staging. Home staging is a strategy used to present your home in a good light to prospective buyers by creating a warm, welcoming environment. Typical home staging...
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Posted on 11/30/2020
Protecting your Valuables While Showing your Home
Image by Pexels from Pixabay When you list your home for sale, you will have people you don't know exploring the property -- and while real estate agents will supervise them, you will still have extra foot traffic in your home. You can work with your listing agent to ensure that visiting buyers are properly vetted (new listings...
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Posted on 11/30/2020
Another Property Sold - 709 7th Lane, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
This townhouse is located off Military Trail and PGA Blvd and close to 195 and Turnpike access. Waterfront with water view from master bedroom. 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath townhome with den or possible 3rd bedroom with AC (2015), roof and fence (2016) and newer washer, dryer, hot water heater (2017). Has Gas hot water heater and dryer. Fireplace has never been used by seller. 2 Assigned parking places close to front entrance. Garden Lakes offers tennis courts, paddle ball, basketball and a playground while keeping the HOA affordable. These Divosta built townhomes also feature a large patio for entertaining. Minutes to all of the beautiful...
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Posted on 11/23/2020
Recipe: Pesto Cauliflower Pizza
Photo by Louis Hansel @shotsoflouis on Unsplash A dish just about everyone can agree on anytime is pizza, and this tasty recipe for veggie pesto pizza with a homemade cauliflower crust is a healthy alternative to delivery or frozen options. While it takes about an hour to prepare and cook, those extra few minutes of prep are well...
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Posted on 11/21/2020
Video Tour - 5480 N Ocean Drive #a-1-A, Singer Island, FL 33404
This condo has the Million Dollar View!!! It is located directly on the ocean and just steps to the awesome blue and turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean. You will have spectacular sun rises and great sunsets while enjoying the balcony. Fabulous ocean view from every room. This 2 bedroom 2 bath condo with tile floors, granite countertops, upgrades through out, affords you easy resort style living where the sand and the sea meet. Condo has hurricane glass throughout with extra protection of folding shutters. Lovely community pool and...
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