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Posted on 11/16/2020
16411 Millstone Circle #203, Fort Myers, FL 33908 is now new to the market!
MOVE IN READY, FURNISHED (EXCEPT PRIMARY BEDROOM AND LANAI, and WALL PICTURES)) 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH, 2ND FLOOR CONDO IN LEXINGTON COUNTRY CLUB'S GOLF VILLAGE. "WINDSOR" FLOOR PLAN IN PRISTINE CONDITION. OVERLOOKING THE 13TH GREEN , LAKE AND FAIRWAY. EASTERN EXPOSURE FROM THE LANAI. LOADED WITH UPGRADES. NEW VINYL WOOD LIKE FLOORING in LIVING ROOM and NEW CARPET IN BEDROOMS. FRESH PAINT (Including Kitchen Cabinets and Bath vanities). KITCHEN AID STAINLESS APPLIANCES 2015, NEW STAINLESS REFRIGERATOR, NEW GARBAGE DISPOSAL, A/C 2014, ACRYLIC SLIDERS AND NO SEE UM SCREENING FRONT AND BACK IN 2014, NEWER WASHER & DRYER, NEW HOT WATER HEATER,...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Luxury Flooring Options for Your Home
Flooring is a significant part of your home interior decor. It bears the brunt of your daily activities and is always the first surface to reflect wear and tear. With that in mind, consider installing high-end flooring that is durable, lasts longer, and of course, makes your home more appealing. Luxurious flooring can boost your home value tremendously...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Should Opt to Pay Your Mortgage Off Early?
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay Owning a home can be an amazing experience. But interest from your mortgage accumulates over time, leaving you to seemingly pay an arm and a leg to finance your home. But while you may think that paying off your mortgage early is a great idea, that isn’t always the case. You May...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
3 Ways Home Buyers Can Position Themselves for the Best Mortgage Terms
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay The perfect home is not the only thing you'll need to shop for when you want to become a homeowner. In order to get the best terms, the lowest monthly payment and a reasonable interest rate, start doing some homework now -- before you even attend your first open house. 1. Check Your...
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Posted on 10/25/2020
Using Dark Colors without Creating a Gloomy Room
Photo by Media Design and Media Publishing via Pixabay Dark colors can be striking in any home, but too many darks can make your home seem gloomy and depressing. Fortunately, simple changes and choices can help you create a space with a dark palette that is attention-getting, not depressing. Lighting Matters Lighting at various levels matters for any...
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Posted on 10/19/2020
Another Property Sold - 15989 Mandolin Bay Drive #204, Fort Myers, FL 33908
You’ll love this location – less than 5 miles to Sanibel & Fort Myers Beach & super close to shopping, dining, golf, entertainment, & nightlife! This fantastic top / 2nd floor condo offers 2 beds, 2 baths, screened lanai with a serene wooded view, an extended length detached 1 car garage, tile in main living areas, carpeted bedrooms, & neutral paint throughout! Located in popular Mandolin Bay - a beautifully maintained gated community with a 3,300 SQFT clubhouse, fitness center, fully equipped kitchen, tv area, billiards, heated pool & spa, library, and wifi in clubhouse – for low HOA fees of $360 a month (which also...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
What Is Earnest Money?
Photo by Mercigod via Shutterstock Earnest money is the amount of money put down for a large purchase. While this is not limited to real estate, it is used frequently in the real estate industry. It’s a sign of good faith from the buyer to the seller and normally constitutes about 1%-5% of the home’s price. How much...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Home Investing: Your First Steps
Photo by Paul McGowan via Pixabay Already a homeowner? Planning to sell in a few years? Sometimes the most sensible investment on the table is the property you already own. Why Invest In Your Own Property? Some investors think of each residence as a sort of long-term flip: buy a home, live in it for a couple of...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
The Perks of City Living
Photo by Thomas Le on Unsplash If you choose to live in a city, you’ll find a number of benefits to your location. Community: Most cities are densely populated and home to people from many different backgrounds. When you live in a location like this, you’re likely to find a community of folks who share similar interests and...
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Posted on 10/01/2020
Video Tour - 14377 Reflection Lakes Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33907
Tastefully Updated and Move In Ready! Pride of ownership shows in this lovingly maintained POOL home. Paver drive and walk ways, concrete tile roof, stack-stone, screened front entry with chandelier and cheerful landscaping enhance the curb appeal. Renovated Kitchen with beautiful Granite counter-tops, Stainless Steel appliances, tiled backsplash and plantation shutters. Fresh Paint and crown molding throughout, stylish new LVP floors in main living areas and bedrooms. Great room overlooks the pool and screened lanai under roof. The lanai has a covered area as well as a sundeck and pool. Split bedrooms and renovated baths with sparkling...
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Posted on 10/01/2020
14377 Reflection Lakes Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33907 is now new to the market!
Tastefully Updated and Move In Ready! Pride of ownership shows in this lovingly maintained POOL home. Paver drive and walk ways, concrete tile roof, stack-stone, screened front entry with chandelier and cheerful landscaping enhance the curb appeal. Renovated Kitchen with beautiful Granite counter-tops, Stainless Steel appliances, tiled backsplash and plantation shutters. Fresh Paint and crown molding throughout, stylish new LVP floors in main living areas and bedrooms. Great room overlooks the pool and screened lanai under roof. The lanai has a covered area as well as a sundeck and pool. Split bedrooms and renovated baths with sparkling...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Probate and Real Estate Titles
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Sometimes a couple buys a house together but does not marry. Lawyers and closing agents often title the property as tenants in common. This causes major problems if one partner passes and the other expects the property to transfer solely to them. When a property is titled as tenants in common, the...
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