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What to Expect Before You Finalize a Florida Luxury Home Purchase
Posted on 12/15/2019
What to Expect Before You Finalize a Florida Luxury Home Purchase
If a seller accepts your offer to purchase his or her luxury house in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando or any other Florida city or town, you next should complete a property inspection. That way, you can perform an in-depth evaluation of a Sunshine State luxury house and determine if you want to proceed with your home purchase. Ultimately, there are...
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Another Property Sold - 800 N Tamiami Trail #1117, Sarasota, FL 34236
Posted on 12/10/2019
Another Property Sold - 800 N Tamiami Trail #1117, Sarasota, FL 34236
Modern luxury and breathtaking panoramic views define this upscale high rise condominium home. Located in the heart of our cultural center, the Alinari is an urban oasis only steps away from the finest Sarasota has to offer. Enjoy an inspiring sunrise from the master wrap-around balcony. End your day with peaceful sunsets from another wraparound balcony off the main living area. The Ringling Bridge, city lights, Lido Key and Sarasota Bay are on full display. Well suited for entertaining, this refined home features abundant natural light, 9-foot ceilings, gorgeous wood flooring laid on the diagonal, granite countertops and all the modern...
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How To Make Your Sliding Glass Doors More Secure
Posted on 12/08/2019
How To Make Your Sliding Glass Doors More Secure
You think a lot about ways to keep your family and property safe, but there are so many little things that need to be secured. If your home has sliding glass doors, you may not know how to secure them properly. Read on for steps on how to get your sliding glass doors completely secure. Know The Risks While...
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How Will a Mortgage Application Affect My Credit Score?
Posted on 12/01/2019
How Will a Mortgage Application Affect My Credit Score?
Preparing to buy a home is a long and stressful process for many. You’ve spent months, or even years, saving for a down payment, planning your future, and building your credit to ensure you get the best possible interest rate on your loan. Then you find out, when getting preapproved for a mortgage, that your credit score dropped by...
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800 N Tamiami Trail #302, Sarasota, FL 34236 now has a new price of $385,000!
Posted on 11/25/2019
800 N Tamiami Trail #302, Sarasota, FL 34236 now has a new price of $385,000!
This beautiful, well cared for residence has tile flooring throughout the living areas. The open floorplan with split bedroom plan is light, bright, and inviting. Eastern exposure provides morning sun and it’s on the quiet side. Located on the 3rd floor, this residence is only steps away from the pool deck - no need to use the elevators. And the oversized balcony has lots of room for potted plants and affords a unique level of privacy and screening from road noise and wind. Spacious room sizes, a well thought out floorplan, and light, neutral colors make this a comfortable residence. The amenities at the Alinari are second to none. ...
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Are There Homebuying Shortcuts That Work?
Posted on 11/24/2019
Are There Homebuying Shortcuts That Work?
Finding and purchasing a home sometimes can be difficult, particularly for an individual who encounters assorted challenges throughout the property buying journey. Lucky for you, there are several shortcuts that a homebuyer can use to streamline the property buying process. These shortcuts include: 1. Narrow Your Home Search If you know you want to buy a home, you should...
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6 Cheap Home Staging Hacks to Sell Your Home Fast
Posted on 11/17/2019
6 Cheap Home Staging Hacks to Sell Your Home Fast
Home staging is one of the most tried-and-true methods of selling your home faster. It can also help you increase the purchase price of your home by between one and five percent. However, working with a professional home stager--while a good investment--is not always in everyone’s budget. The good news is, there are a lot of simple and inexpensive...
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Does Your Yard Look Unfinished? Pull It Together With Hardscaping
Posted on 11/10/2019
Does Your Yard Look Unfinished? Pull It Together With Hardscaping
Image by Tim Cooper from Unsplash If your lawn and garden area is full of lush, thriving trees, shrubs, herbs, and flowers, you're probably proud of it's appearance and of all the hard work you've put in to get it that way. However, you may also have a nagging feeling that it's missing something, but you can't quite...
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Protect Your Floors From Scratches and Spills
Posted on 11/03/2019
Protect Your Floors From Scratches and Spills
In today's real estate market, hardwood floors are a highly desired feature in a house. Potential buyers are often turned off by homes with carpeted floors because it's almost impossible to keep them clean. Time is not on your side when it comes to maintaining nice-looking carpeted floors! No matter how careful you are, sooner or later someone's going...
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Creating Beauty in Small Niche Spaces
Posted on 10/27/2019
Creating Beauty in Small Niche Spaces
Photo by Khiem Tran via PixabayYou’ve relocated to South Florida and your space isn’t as big as you thought it would be. Now what? This doesn’t have to be the end of the world. There are a number of things you can do in small niche spaces to make your space functional, friendly, and make you happy too!...
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555 N Orange Avenue #308, Sarasota, FL 34236 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/25/2019
555 N Orange Avenue #308, Sarasota, FL 34236 is now new to the market!
Under Construction. Citrus Residences, the latest addition to the esteemed Citrus Square, takes city living to an entirely new level. The nationally-acclaimed and award-winning architecture creates an urban oasis in downtown Sarasota. Centrally-located in the vibrant Rosemary District, the upscale, boutique-style condominiums are set above ground-level shops, fine dining restaurants, breakfast, lunch and dinner eateries, tree-lined streetscapes, and a private courtyard. Citrus Residences represents the ultimate in quality design, including concrete block construction, hurricane standard windows, solar panels on exterior lighting, 10-foot...
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555 N Orange Avenue #206, Sarasota, FL 34236 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/25/2019
555 N Orange Avenue #206, Sarasota, FL 34236 is now new to the market!
Under Construction. Citrus Residences, the latest addition to the esteemed Citrus Square, takes city living to an entirely new level. The nationally-acclaimed and award-winning architecture creates an urban oasis in downtown Sarasota. Centrally-located in the vibrant Rosemary District, the upscale, boutique-style condominiums are set above ground-level shops, fine dining restaurants, breakfast, lunch and dinner eateries, tree-lined streetscapes, and a private courtyard. Citrus Residences represents the ultimate in quality design, including concrete block construction, hurricane standard windows, solar panels on exterior lighting, 10-foot...
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