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Posted on 08/03/2020
Green Improvements Homeowners Should Make
Photo by rawpixel via Pixabay Did you know buyers are willing to pay nearly 3.5 percent more for a home that features green or high-performance features? And while that may not sound like a lot, it factors out to be a whopping $8,750 for every $250,000. The key to getting the most for your green upgrades, however, lies...
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Posted on 07/27/2020
What to Ask About When Buying a Fixer-Upper
Photo by Michael Jarmoluk via Pixabay When you’re shopping for a new home, the prospect of a fixer-upper being on the market for an unbeatable price sounds great! There are a few things that should be on your checklist to make sure that the juice is worth the squeeze when purchasing a home. A fixer-upper that needs mainly...
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Posted on 07/20/2020
Are You Ready to Hire a House Inspector?
If a seller accepts your offer to purchase his or her residence, it now may be time to schedule a house inspection. And if you have an expert home inspector at your side, you can get the information you need to determine whether to proceed with a house purchase. Ultimately, there are several factors to consider as you evaluate...
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Posted on 07/13/2020
Why You Should Consider a Buying Agent
Photo by Arka38 via Shutterstock After spending enough time researching real estate online, you probably think you can do just as good a job selling your home as a professional real estate agent. However, it's more difficult than it sounds. Even though you can access many of the same advertising venues as a professional, they have a wide...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
How to Freshen Your Home
Have you ever walked into a room and wondered, "What is that smell?” Perhaps it's the kitchen trash, or maybe a clogged drain or the moldy-smelling washing machine. No matter what might be giving off that foul odor, there are tricks that you can use to bring a halt to it. Here are simple tricks to seek and...
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Posted on 07/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 2249 Imperial Golf Course Blvd, Naples, FL 34110
Nicely updated, meticulously maintained and move in ready! Beautiful 3 bedroom pool home features a split floor plan with lots of natural light and neutral tones. Updates include new roof, newer AC, impact windows, electric shutters on lanai, 20X20 porcelain tile throughout, quartzite kitchen counters, granite counters in bathrooms, plantation shutters, and new brick pavers. Pocket sliders from living room, open to spacious covered lanai and pool area which is perfect for entertaining. Lush landscaping compliments the entire property. Established gated community with 2-separate entrances offering residents access to the community from...
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Posted on 06/29/2020
Good Real Estate Photos Help Attract Potential Buyers
There's a misconception many home sellers have that may be causing them to miss out on opportunities to have their house sell more quickly. Perhaps you're among them. If you believe your home does not need to be staged, neatly organized, and thoroughly cleaned well in advance of the first scheduled showing, then you're overlooking one crucial step in...
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Posted on 06/22/2020
3 Ways to Save on a Home Loan
Image by Andreas Breitling from Pixabay The vast majority of homebuyers need a mortgage in order to purchase a house, and mortgages come with significant costs because they’re such sizeable loans. While there’s no way to avoid all of the costs associated with a mortgage, there are ways to save on your home mortgage. Here are three things...
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Posted on 06/15/2020
Learn the Tricks of the Trade at the West Palm Beach Home Show
Photo by Richard Sagredo via Unsplash If you just bought a home or are looking, you can’t miss the fall West Palm Beach home show. Thrown every year, you’ll get to see the latest and greatest in home trends while having fun. Everything you could have ever imagined under one roof, including the newest appliances, contractors, materials and...
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Posted on 06/08/2020
When You Can Use a VA-Backed Loan
Photo by Brett Sayles from Pexels Before you can get a VA loan or a VA-backed loan through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, you'll first apply for a Certificate of Eligibility (COE). You must have served a certain number of days, depending on when you served, and you must have an honorable discharge if you are a veteran....
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Posted on 06/08/2020
2219 Regal Way, Naples, FL 34110 now has a new price of $675,000!
Live life to the fullest! This classic residence with its beautiful double entry doors welcomes you into a large light-filled gathering room & formal dining area with soaring ceilings. Featured is a well equipped kitchen and adjacent family room ready to facilitate the ultimate culinary experience. The owners suite is large & spacious with ample closet space. Separate soaking tub & shower, linen closet and a double vanity allow for plenty of space to prepare for the new day. Two guest bedrooms are accompanied by a separate full bath. Interior living spaces transition harmoniously with the large pool deck and generous outdoor...
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Posted on 06/01/2020
Reverse Mortgages - Do I Need One?
Photo by 3D Animation Production Company via PixabayIf you’re retired, own your own home and have trouble making ends meet, a reverse mortgage may seem like the answer to prayers. You get to stay in your house and you’ll have some extra cash to see you through. Before you run to the nearest lender, however, consider the downside...
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