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Posted on 05/02/2021
Should You Finance with a Mortgage Lender? Pros & Cons
Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash When financing a home purchase, one of the most basic decisions to make is where to get your mortgage from. The basic options are whether you should go to a mortgage lender or not. Financing with a mortgage lender has both pros and cons. Pro: Many Loan Options If you go to a...
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Posted on 04/30/2021
Another Property Sold - 240 West End Drive #422, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Location, Location! Welcome home to the much sought after Magdalena Gardens community in Punt Gorda. This 3-bedroom 2-bathroom condo offers 1,586 square feet of living space and a single car garage. This upstairs unit is light and bright with an open/split floor plan, tiled floors through out living space, screened in lanai, and washer/dryer inside unit. It is the perfect place to spend your winters or enjoy year-round. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, raised panel wood oversized upper cabinets, granite countertops with bull nose edges and overlooks the living/dining room. The spacious master bedroom has private access out...
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Posted on 04/28/2021
Another Property Sold - 372 Concordia Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33983
ONE OF THE FEW WATER VIEW LOTS REMAINING. Partially cleared so you'll be able to keep as much privacy and shade as you like. A great location for building your new single-family home. 85' front footage so you'll have room for the 3 car garage. Upscale golf and nature loving community. Deep Creek subdivision, one of our county’s more popular communities, is a planned community with all homesites fronting open space "greenbelts" which are maintained by the Homeowners Association. Home values are protected through deed restrictions in this subdivision which has city water and sewer available. Nearby is Deep Creek Golf Club, a challenging...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Modern Farmhouse Style 101
Image by Andrea Barstow from Pixabay The modern farmhouse trend continues to grow in popularity. For both interior and exterior home design, the name of this style is everywhere, from inspiration blogs to retailers. Real estate professionals have even begun featuring modern farmhouse properties in their respective markets because of the continued demand for the style. However, with...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Prepare for an Open Houses in Bad Weather
Photo by Erik Witsoe on Unsplash When placing your home on the market you’ll likely need to plan to hold an open house or two. If there's a chance of bad weather during a scheduled open house, you might question moving ahead with the event. Before you cancel, here are a few things to consider: Serious buyers venture...
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Posted on 04/17/2021
Another Property Sold - 25283 Ojibway Court, Punta Gorda, FL 33983
Beautiful and peaceful cul-de-sac lot with SOUTHERN EXPOSURE awaits new owners to enjoy the desirable neighborhood of Deep Creek in Punta Gorda, FL. With views of Lake Zappa, enjoy building your home oriented to have a sunny winter potential pool/lanai area due to the orientation of the lot. Nearby to great shopping, restaurants, parks, boat ramp, gyms, and more, and conveniently centrally located with access out of Deep Creek from Rampart, Sandhill, and Harborview, this lot has it all. Go check it out today! ALSO, builder available for site evaluation, so ask for...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Upcycling: Unique, DIY Containers for Your Garden Shed
Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay If you're like many busy gardeners, your garden shed isn't as organized as it could be. Perhaps you've been telling yourself for quite some time that you're going to get around to giving it an organizational makeover but run short on inspiration whenever you try to brainstorm a game plan....
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Posted on 04/07/2021
Another Property Sold - 4264 Oak Terrace Circle, Port Charlotte, FL 33953
SNOWBIRDS OR FULL TIME RESIDENTS, great 55+ HOA! Tree Tops is a small HOA where neighbors get to know one another. What I feel makes this property stand out is the location right between Port Charlotte, North Port & Englewood. It is only 5 blocks from a fishing pier, & public marina. This community has a heated pool, tennis court, shuffle board, small clubhouse & most of your lawn care provided for a small HOA fee $160 monthly. If your looking for a split floor plan this is it! It is a 3/2 with the master bedroom located to the back and the other 2 located to the front of the home. If you enjoy cooking the kitchen, dinette...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Millennials: A New Target Market for Home Sellers
Photo by Tatiana Chekryzhova via Shutterstock As more millennials leave consumer and student debt behind, they enter the housing market. Being savvy researches in the information age, this demographic has begun to fuel the housing economy. Many purchase homes as singles, with a partner or even a friend or group of friends. Where is Preferred? Unlike past generations...
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Posted on 04/02/2021
Another Property Sold - 23301 Collina Way #124, Port Charlotte, FL 33980
BACK ON THE MARKET - Buyer's financing fell through. Spacious, bright and open floorplan greet you in this second floor, end unit. You'll love the large foyer, upon entry. Features of this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home include: granite and newer stainless appliances in the kitchen with matching granite in both bathrooms, private one car garage, A/C replaced in 2017. Enjoy your morning coffee on the private lanai with owners suite access and water view. Nice size laundry room with plenty of storage. You and your guests will enjoy resort style living with the gorgeous clubhouse which boasts a large work-out facility, game room, kitchen,...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
Make the Most of Your Backyard
Photo by Andy Giraud via Pixabay You just bought the perfect house – or you’re ready to make an offer on the perfect home – but the backyard leaves something to be desired. Sure, it has a pool and a hot tub, but the rest of it leaves you wanting more. Convert your backyard into an ultimate party...
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Posted on 03/26/2021
Another Property Sold - 12665 SW Kingsway Circle #a-4, Lake Suzy, FL 34269
PRICE REDUCED!!! Beautiful END unit condominium- 2 bedroom 2 bath with a den that can easily convert to a 3rd bedroom. This beautiful Villa has been well cared for by the long term homeowners. This home was designed to be handicap accessible throughout. This condo offers beautiful views of the pond and golf course which is soon to become a brand new 18- hole pro golf course. This villa is very well designed and offers lots of room and storage space throughout. This location is close to airports in Punta Gorda, RSW Airport in Ft. Myers, shopping, restaurants, and I-75. This condo has tile floors in the kitchen. The living room and master...
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