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Posted on 04/19/2020
How to Appeal to Millennial Buyers
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you've recently made the decision to put your home on the market in the near future, you're probably already aware that the Millennial generation has a reputation for being a bit different from their counterparts of the past. For instance, you may have heard that this generation is putting off home ownership...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Yale Offers Free Happiness Course Online
Photo by Andre Furtado from Pexels A study performed by MIT and Oxford University found that people are 13 percent more productive when they're happy. This higher level of productivity impacts everything like: How you communicate with others and build relationships Where your career path takes you and how quickly How effectively you navigate life But a significant...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Buying an Old House? What to Look For
Photo by Wulfman65 via Shutterstock When you’re thinking about purchasing a home, an old house versus that new one is something to ponder. If you’ve thought about buying an older home, consider each of these areas before making an offer. Have your agent write contingencies into your contract, and by all means, don’t forego an inspection. Consider HazMat...
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Posted on 04/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 6450 Shoreline Drive #9502, St Petersburg, FL 33708
Lovely top-floor condo with panoramic water views! This large 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo features hurricane-impact windows, porcelain tile and high-end laminate flooring, a beautifully renovated master shower enclosure, newer appliances and AC, and an enclosed lanai with vinyl windows that can keep the rain out or let the breezes in. This condo has only been occupied for 5 months a year and is in great shape! All of this set in a gated, 77-acre nature preserve and waterfront community with two pools, spa, fitness center, and almost 2 miles of walking trails. Furniture is separately negotiable. Don't let this one pass you...
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Posted on 04/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 6399 Shoreline Drive #4204, St Petersburg, FL 33708
Where can you find a fresh, coastal-style Florida condo with ample space, a gorgeous water view, a private garage for your vehicle plus storage space for your additional belongings? Here it is, all and more—and at a most reasonable price! This lovely 2-bedroom-plus-bonus-room condo in the gated Shores of Long Bayou features a rare floorplan with an additional room off the master suite, presently used as a 3rd bedroom and home office, well suited for a variety of uses. Accompanying are a private, oversized one-car garage as well as a spacious storage closet on the unit’s floor. Additional features include his-and-her walk-in closets and dual...
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Posted on 03/31/2020
Another Property Sold - 6499 99TH Way N #18D, St Petersburg, FL 33708
Gorgeous 2 bedroom, 2 bath waterfront condo with amazing water views! This ground-floor condo has it all: private 1-car garage; remodeled kitchen with granite, stainless steel appliances, and wood cabinets; a screened lanai and a redwood deck overlooking both Long Bayou and a beautiful lake; hurricane impact windows; new, high-end plank-vinyl flooring; and much more! All of this set in a gated, 77-acre nature preserve with 2 pools, a spa, fitness center, and almost 2 miles of walking trails. Don't wait to see this...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
Review Your Homebuying Options
For those who want to buy a house, it helps to consider your options closely. That way, you can make an informed home purchase. Now, let's take a look at three factors to consider as you prepare to conduct a home search: 1. The Local Housing Market Assess the local housing market before you dive headfirst into a home...
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Posted on 03/22/2020
Good Faith Deposits Requirements When Purchasing Real Estate
Photo by Clker-Free-Vector-Images via Pixabay When you purchase real estate, you must put down a good faith deposit. Several factors determine how much you will need to put down, but it could be as little as $100. In order to have a valid contract, the contract must have “consideration,” or something of value exchanged for the contract. The...
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Posted on 03/15/2020
How Many House Showings Should You Host?
The number of showings a seller needs to host varies. In some instances, a buyer may submit an offer to purchase a house following an initial showing. Or, in other cases, a seller may host dozens of showings without receiving any offers to purchase his or her house. Ultimately, there are lots of things that a seller can do...
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Posted on 03/08/2020
6550 Shoreline Drive #7204, St Petersburg, FL 33708 now has a new price of $225,000!
Back on the market! Lovely condo with panoramic nature and water views nestled along the shores of Long Bayou. This large 1576 square foot, 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo is freshly painted and comes with brand-new carpet, plenty of storage space and an additional exterior storage closet, an inside laundry room, his and hers walk-in closets in master en suite, an assigned parking space near the elevator and much more! The Condo Fee includes the usual exterior and grounds maintenance, insurance, excellent reserves, plus Spectrum HD cable TV and high-speed internet service at no additional charge. Located in a 77-acre gated nature preserve in the...
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Posted on 03/08/2020
Decor Tips for Working From Home
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay The sky's the limit for cloud-based documents and files. Remote working is on the rise. The ranks of independent entrepreneurs are growing. For many, home is a place to live and work. Here are three elements to consider for your work-from-home space. 1. Choose Your Workspace Pick a bright spot. Daylight inspires! Will...
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Posted on 03/01/2020
Best Home Staging Secrets to Help You Sell Faster
Photo by 영훈 박 via Pixabay The saying goes that you only get one chance to make a first impression and that applies not only to our personal and professional lives but also to real estate. Humans are sensory by nature, and those senses are linked to emotions that often determine our decisions. When you have the opportunity...
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