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Posted on 04/07/2024
Mid-Mod: Four DIY ideas for your home
Affectionately known as Mid-Mod, this mid-century interior design movement is heavily influenced by the angular, funky style of the middle of the 20th century. It takes the best of what the late 1950s and early 1960s had to offer and gives it a contemporary twist. Here are four DIY Mid-Mod home decor projects to try: DIY hairpin leg...
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Posted on 03/31/2024
A simple guide to reverse mortgage loans
A home is a big investment. As you continue to own a...
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Posted on 03/28/2024
3319 Palm Dr, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 now has a new price of $475,000!
MOTIVATED SELLER! Gorgeous inside and out + TURNKEY FURNISHED. DOUBLE CORNER LOT in one of Punta Gorda's fastest growing neighborhoods just minutes to Sunseeker Resort, downtown Punta Gorda, golf courses, Yacht Club & airport. Water access via Charlotte Park Civic Assoc boat ramp. From the minute you walk in, you will notice the pride of ownership with every single detail including, IMPACT WINDOWS, upgraded 200 amp electric panel, 9500 watt GENERATOR with interface hookup, STAINLESS APPLIANCES, new AC, GRANITE counters, custom paint and landscaping and new septic tank.  No detail has been overlooked in this beautiful "like brand new"...
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Posted on 03/28/2024
3319 Palm Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 now has a new price of $475,000!
MOTIVATED SELLER! Gorgeous inside and out + TURNKEY FURNISHED. DOUBLE CORNER LOT in one of Punta Gorda's fastest growing neighborhoods just minutes to Sunseeker Resort, downtown Punta Gorda, golf courses, Yacht Club & airport. Water access via Charlotte Park Civic Assoc boat ramp. From the minute you walk in, you will notice the pride of ownership with every single detail including, IMPACT WINDOWS, upgraded 200 amp electric panel, 9500 watt GENERATOR with interface hookup, STAINLESS APPLIANCES, new AC, GRANITE counters, custom paint and landscaping and new septic tank.  No detail has been overlooked in this beautiful "like brand new"...
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Posted on 03/28/2024
3319 Palm Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 now has a new price of $475,000!
MOTIVATED SELLER! Gorgeous inside and out + TURNKEY FURNISHED. Come find your perfect piece of paradise. DOUBLE CORNER LOT in one of Punta Gorda's fastest growing neighborhoods just minutes to Sunseeker Resort, downtown Punta Gorda, golf courses, Yacht Club & airport. Water access via Charlotte Park Civic Assoc boat ramp. From the minute you walk in, you will notice the pride of ownership with every single detail including, IMPACT WINDOWS, upgraded 200 amp electric panel, 9500 watt GENERATOR with interface hookup, STAINLESS APPLIANCES, new AC, GRANITE counters, custom paint and landscaping and new septic tank.  No detail has been...
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Posted on 03/24/2024
What is a mortgage prepayment penalty?
Mortgage lenders make money primarily through interest...
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Posted on 03/21/2024
3319 Palm Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 now has a new price of $485,000!
PRICE REDUCED & OPEN SUNDAY 1-3. Come see Palm Drive on Palm Sunday and find your perfect piece of paradise. DOUBLE CORNER LOT in one of Punta Gorda's fastest growing neighborhoods just minutes to Sunseeker Resort, downtown Punta Gorda, golf courses, Yacht Club & airport. Water access via Charlotte Park Civic Assoc boat ramp. From the minute you walk in, you will notice the pride of ownership with every single detail including, IMPACT WINDOWS, upgraded 200 amp electric panel, 9500 watt GENERATOR with interface hookup, STAINLESS APPLIANCES, new AC, GRANITE counters, custom paint and landscaping and new septic tank.  No detail has...
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Posted on 03/21/2024
3319 Palm Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 now has a new price of $485,000!
PRICE REDUCED & OPEN SUNDAY 1-3. Come see Palm Drive on Palm Sunday and find your perfect piece of paradise. DOUBLE CORNER LOT in one of Punta Gorda's fastest growing neighborhoods just minutes to Sunseeker Resort, downtown Punta Gorda, golf courses, Yacht Club & airport. Water access via Charlotte Park Civic Assoc boat ramp. From the minute you walk in, you will notice the pride of ownership with every single detail including, IMPACT WINDOWS, upgraded 200 amp electric panel, 9500 watt GENERATOR with interface hookup, STAINLESS APPLIANCES, new AC, GRANITE counters, custom paint and landscaping and new septic tank.  No detail has...
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Posted on 03/17/2024
3 Ways to Protect Your Pets in a Natural Disaster
Natural disasters are scary for humans and pets. Animals can sense our stress levels and the more stressed we are, the worse they feel. That's why it's crucial to prepare for the possibility of a disaster so you and your pet can manage it safely and calmly. Here are some tips for how to keep your pets safe...
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Posted on 03/10/2024
3 DIYs with wood to try
If you have leftover materials from previous DIY projects,...
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Posted on 03/08/2024
Another Property Sold - 21287 Cottonwood Avenue, Port Charlotte, FL 33952
**PRICE REDUCED and SELLER MOTIVATED TO SELL** Welcome home to 21287 Cottonwood Ave, a 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage, fresh water canal home in the heart of Port Charlotte. From the moment you enter you cant help but notice the many architectural details that set this home a part from others. This home truly feels even larger than its square footage with soaring vaulted ceilings, transom windows and large crown molding. From the double front doors you'll be greeted with the spectacular view straight through the family room sliders to the expansive lanai and pool. Moving to the west side, is the Primary Bedroom which runs the entire...
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Posted on 03/03/2024
Personal liability coverage: What it is & why you should consider it
Personal liability coverage is included in your homeowners...
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