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Posted on 12/05/2021
Open Floor Plans: Where Accessibility and Design Unite
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels It may come as something of a surprise to prospective home buyers and contractors, but the open floor plan was popularized as far back as the 1950s. The open floor plan boom took off during the 1990s, and that’s when it evolved into a new construction norm. By its very nature, the open...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
How to Build Your Own Rain Garden
Photo by InspiredImages via Pixabay Typically made in shallow depressions in the landscape, rain gardens are a great way to beautify your yard and give back to the environment. Since they contain native grasses and perennial flowers, these gardens do not have to cost much — and they are easy to build on your own. To get started,...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
DIY Herb Garden Ideas for Small Spaces
Do you dream of growing your own herbs but only have a tiny outdoor space? The good news is that it’s possible to have a thriving herb garden on your small porch or patio. With the right lighting and temperatures, you can grow a plethora of fresh herbs to use in your cooking or other projects. Here we’ll...
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Posted on 11/17/2021
Video Tour - 1230 Hancock Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34232
Privacy abounds in this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home sitting on 1.4 + acre at the end of a private drive just off Bahia Vista St. A horticultural paradise! Watch the wildlife from the dining room/sitting area through the sliding glass doors or from the detached screen room at the back of the home. Plenty of room to store things in the oversized 1 car garage or in the huge ‘hidden ’storage shed/workshop. Property has several kinds of fruit trees... Home has a newer roof, 2020. 15 minutes to downtown Sarasota, 20 minutes to Siesta Key Beach. Home is well kept and easy to...
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Posted on 11/17/2021
1230 Hancock Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34232 is now new to the market!
Privacy abounds in this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home sitting on 1.4 + acre at the end of a private drive just off Bahia Vista St. A horticultural paradise! Watch the wildlife from the dining room/sitting area through the sliding glass doors or from the detached screen room at the back of the home. Plenty of room to store things in the oversized 1 car garage or in the huge ‘hidden ’storage shed/workshop. Property has several kinds of fruit trees... Home has a newer roof, 2020. 15 minutes to downtown Sarasota, 20 minutes to Siesta Key Beach. Home is well kept and easy to...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
5 Clever Succulent Planter Ideas
For houseplant enthusiasts, there never seem to be enough plant pots. While lots of household items can work as planters for houseplants, finding items that work as well for succulents can be difficult. This holds true especially for succulent arrangements with multiple plants in the bunch. To help inspire you here are some tips for items you can...
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Posted on 11/07/2021
What Affects Your Home's Value?
The difference between home price and home value causes confusion for many buyers and sellers. Both price and value are a combination of many variables that are constantly changing. Understanding what can affect home value will help you understand and navigate the market. Here are the key factors that go into determining a home’s value: Comps “Comp” is...
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Posted on 10/31/2021
Positives & Negatives of REIT Investing
Image by Mediamodifier from Pixabay Although most people think of real estate investments in terms of real property that they can see and touch, buy and sell, or rent and manage on their own, there is a popular form of real estate investment that is not as personal and interactive. In many ways, it is easier, featuring the...
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Posted on 10/24/2021
Home Seller Awareness: Selling Your Florida Home
Image by Paul Brennan from Pixabay You've made the decision to sell your home, but you need information on the dos and don'ts of placing your home in the real estate market. Consider these tips to help make selling your home a success. Laws and Procedures When you choose a real estate agent, determine whether you'll be represented...
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Posted on 10/18/2021
Video Tour - 4119 Wyatt Circle, Sarasota, FL 34241
You start noticing the PERFECTION as soon as you pull into the brand NEW driveway...looking at the home with the NEW roof, NEW paint, and NEW landscape makes you curious about the inside. Walking to the front door you'll see the MODERN lights on the exterior and the TILED entryway...this is JUST the beginning! When you step into the foyer, you are PLEASENTLY SURPRISED and feel as though you walked into a MODEL home. The now HUGE kitchen is open to the living area with NEW white shaker cabinets and GRANITE everywhere. Don't miss the PREP counter with sink at the end and all NEW stainless steel appliances...On to the master bedroom for more...
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Posted on 10/18/2021
4119 Wyatt Circle, Sarasota, FL 34241 is now new to the market!
You start noticing the PERFECTION as soon as you pull into the brand NEW driveway...looking at the home with the NEW roof, NEW paint, and NEW landscape makes you curious about the inside. Walking to the front door you'll see the MODERN lights on the exterior and the TILED entryway...this is JUST the beginning! When you step into the foyer, you are PLEASENTLY SURPRISED and feel as though you walked into a MODEL home. The now HUGE kitchen is open to the living area with NEW white shaker cabinets and GRANITE everywhere. Don't miss the PREP counter with sink at the end and all NEW stainless steel appliances...On to the master bedroom for more...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
Benefits Of Transforming A Hallway Into A Galley Kitchen
Photo by Katerina Holmes from Pexels When everyday people hear the term "galley kitchen" their minds typically imagine the lower deck of a ship. To say this ranks among the top galley kitchen ideas misconceptions would be something of an understatement. A galley kitchen design utilizes a narrow space in a home or commercial building that positions appliances,...
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