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Tips for Adding Solar Lights to Your Yard
Posted on 01/19/2020
Tips for Adding Solar Lights to Your Yard
Image by Alexas_Fotos from Pixabay If you’re looking to light up your house or yard using a quick and easy DIY method, a variety of solar lights fit the bill. You can choose from many elegant styles, with no extension cords required. Solar lights can be mounted, placed into the ground on stakes, hang as lanterns or on...
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Home Showings: Here's What Sellers Need to Know
Posted on 01/12/2020
Home Showings: Here's What Sellers Need to Know
If you plan to sell your home, it often is a good idea to learn about property showings. That way, you can prepare for showings and boost the likelihood of a fast, profitable property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three things that sellers need to know about home showings. 1. A showing may make or break...
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How to Avoid a Homebuying Crisis
Posted on 01/05/2020
How to Avoid a Homebuying Crisis
The homebuying journey should be fast and seamless, but problems may arise that prevent you from accomplishing your desired goals. For example, if a buyer with a poor credit score fails to get financing before submitting an offer to purchase a house, this individual may struggle to acquire his or her dream residence. Or, if a buyer fails to...
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Another Property Sold - 15998 Mandolin Bay Dr #201, Fort Myers, FL 33908
Posted on 12/30/2019
Another Property Sold - 15998 Mandolin Bay Dr #201, Fort Myers, FL 33908
A rare find, this 3-bedroom corner unit is available in peaceful Mandolin Bay Villas in South Ft. Myers. Conveniently located in the Iona area, the home’s central location is just a short drive to shops, restaurants and the beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel. Enjoy access to the Clubhouse, complete with a pool table and fitness center along with a heated pool and spa. The unit includes a 1-car garage as well as a designated parking spot within the secure gated community. Make yourself at home in this spacious corner-unit, which includes an eat-in kitchen, breakfast bar and open Great Room with sliding glass doors leading to the screened...
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Tips To Get The Dust Out Of Your Home
Posted on 12/29/2019
Tips To Get The Dust Out Of Your Home
If it’s time for a deep clean of your home, you may want to grab the duster and just go at it. Dusting is a task that should be done on a regular basis, but it’s not always the case. There’s a right way and a wrong way to dust. Read on for a few simple tips to make...
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What Does It Really Cost to Sell a House?
Posted on 12/22/2019
What Does It Really Cost to Sell a House?
Believe it or not, selling a home may prove to be expensive if you are not careful. However, if you understand the costs associated with selling a house, you can budget accordingly. Now, let's take a look at three expenses that home sellers commonly encounter. 1. Home Repairs Cracked siding, floor damage and other home issues are worrisome, particularly...
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Are You Ready to Buy a House?
Posted on 12/15/2019
Are You Ready to Buy a House?
Photo by Fizkes via Shutterstock Few things are more exciting than buying a house and making it your home. Knowing when it’s the right time to buy derives from your personal circumstances, but some external elements and market realities affect when it’s right to buy too. Here are some of the things that can affect your decision to...
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Another Property Sold - 15989 Mandolin Bay Dr #203, Fort Myers, FL 33908
Posted on 12/10/2019
Another Property Sold - 15989 Mandolin Bay Dr #203, Fort Myers, FL 33908
C.16684 - 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...
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What Makes A Home Move-In Ready?
Posted on 12/08/2019
What Makes A Home Move-In Ready?
If you’re in the market to buy a home, one of the easiest ways to do it is to look for homes that are move-in ready. Out of all the options that exist for buying real estate, buying a house that’s ready for you is a no-brainer. The problem for many real estate agents who are helping buyers...
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15969 Mandolin Bay Dr #102, Fort Myers, FL 33908 now has a new price of $179,500!
Posted on 12/06/2019
15969 Mandolin Bay Dr #102, Fort Myers, FL 33908 now has a new price of $179,500!
C.16785 - Why rent when you can own? Don't miss this Turnkey 2/2, 1ST FLOOR condo, with TILE throughout, screened lanai & detached GARAGE! Fantastic opportunity for full time resident, snowbird, & investor alike. Well maintained, small Gated community, with plenty of Amenities & low HOA $350/mo. includes Cable & Water. Screened lanai, with bistro furniture, front door has retractable screen, enabling cross-breeze. Clubhouse, with kitchen, library, large flatscreen smart HDTVs, WIFI & pool table. Well equipped Fitness Room with Nautilus machines, heated Pool & Spa. Great LOCATION, just a short drive from RSW Airport, minutes to Shopping,...
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Should You Buy or Sell First?
Posted on 12/01/2019
Should You Buy or Sell First?
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay You’ve decided to sell your home to upgrade or even downsize, but you don’t know whether you should start looking and buy first or wait to sell first. The best-case scenario is to do both, but that takes a lot of planning. If you are sure your credit is good enough to...
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Is It Worthwhile to Invest in Home Improvements?
Posted on 11/24/2019
Is It Worthwhile to Invest in Home Improvements?
For a home seller who wants to maximize his or her house sale earnings, it may be beneficial to invest in property improvements. In fact, there are many reasons why now may be a good time to perform property upgrades. These reasons include: 1. You can make your house an attractive option to prospective buyers. As a home seller,...
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