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How Much to Save Before Buying a Home
Posted on 11/10/2019
How Much to Save Before Buying a Home
Buying a home is a big financial endeavor that takes planning and saving. Aside from a down payment, hopeful homeowners will also need to save for closing costs and moving expenses. When it comes to the down payment amount you’ll need to save, many of us have often heard 20%, the magic number. However, there are a number of...
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Mortgage Basics: Prequalified vs Preapproved
Posted on 11/03/2019
Mortgage Basics: Prequalified vs Preapproved
If you’re a first-time homebuyer, odds are you’ve thrown the words “prequalified” and “preapproved” interchangeably. However, when it comes to home loans, there are some very important differences between the two. For buyers hoping to purchase a home with a few missteps and misunderstandings as possible, it’s vital to understand the procedures involved in acquiring financing for a home....
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15989 Mandolin Bay Dr #203, Fort Myers, FL 33908 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/27/2019
15989 Mandolin Bay Dr #203, Fort Myers, FL 33908 is now new to the market!
Don’t miss this opportunity to own in the great community of Mandolin Bay Villas! You will love this impeccably maintained, beautifully updated and tastefully furnished, 2BR, 2BA condo, with screened lanai and 1 Car GARAGE! It has 9'+ ceilings, laundry closet and large kitchen pantry. Fabulous location, minutes to world renowned beaches, great restaurants and shopping, in Iona neighborhood, just off prestigious McGregor Blvd. Low HOA fee includes cable and water. Spacious master suite features walk in closets, bay window, and tray ceiling. Guests will surely enjoy the walk in closet and full guest bath. Some upgrades include new cabinets and...
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Benefits of Having A Green Roof on Your Home
Posted on 10/27/2019
Benefits of Having A Green Roof on Your Home
Green roofs are roof systems that feature a root repellent layer, waterproof layer, a filter membrane, drainage layer, and several types of vegetation. Installing these unique roofs does not require you to remove your existing roof because it is acceptable to mount the new one on top of it if engineered correctly. The idea of installing a green...
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Planning for a Successful Open House
Posted on 10/20/2019
Planning for a Successful Open House
An open house is a great way to showcase your home for sale to potential buyers. A successful open house is one that helps you to bring several concrete offers for your house for sale. Below are some guidelines to help you successfully plan your next open house event; Time Your Event Right: The time for your open...
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Real Estate Terms You Should Know
Posted on 10/13/2019
Real Estate Terms You Should Know
Real estate is not only about buying and selling a property. It means many things and people ought to study it before getting involved with the market as an investor. If you are looking at real estate investing as a new career path, or perhaps you want to learn one or two things about the real estate market,...
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Tips for When you are Moving
Posted on 10/06/2019
Tips for When you are Moving
Moving to a new home can be either a fun experience or a very stressful time for you. It all depends on the way you manage the move. Being prepared for the entire process is one definite way of making sure that the whole moving experience is a fun one for you. Follow these simple ideas for a...
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Money Saving Tips to Follow When Looking After the Garden
Posted on 09/29/2019
Money Saving Tips to Follow When Looking After the Garden
Gardening is one of the outdoor activities that are relaxing and pleasant to undertake. It comes with a unique feeling especially when you see the beautiful green spot you created. Apart from the physical commitment, cultivating a green area requires financial involvement. It needs a substantial amount of money. Don't be scared; there are more affordable and faster...
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The Most Neglected Room in the House
Posted on 09/22/2019
The Most Neglected Room in the House
Face it; you probably don't think about your laundry room until you're in there doing ten loads of clothes after vacation. Even then, it might seem like a minor inconvenience to have to step over piles of sorted clothes to get to the washer and dryer. Then, with the load done, you carry the basket of clean laundry...
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Common Home Selling Concerns, and How to Address Them
Posted on 09/15/2019
Common Home Selling Concerns, and How to Address Them
If you want to list your home, it generally is a good idea to address any house selling concerns right away. That way, you can alleviate these concerns before they slow down the home selling process or prevent you from accomplishing your desired home selling results. Now, let's take a look at three common home selling concerns, as well...
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Home Security Tips for Keeping Your New House Safe
Posted on 09/08/2019
Home Security Tips for Keeping Your New House Safe
Many are often overwhelmed by the situations that come with moving such as stress and the need to adjust to a new environment. In this excitement, it is easy to divert attention from the security of the house to other things. You are probably saying 'It is a new home and should be safe by default.' The truth...
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Simple Ways to Add Some Splash
Posted on 09/01/2019
Simple Ways to Add Some Splash
Painting your entire home can be an appealing idea if you've grown tired of its current color scheme. Paint colors can do much to change the look and feel of a room, but if you aren't ready for the long term process and commitment, there's a much easier alternative. Adding new pops of color can transform your space...
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