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Posted on 03/08/2020
How Many Open House Events Should You Check Out?
Attending open houses is common for property buyers in cities and towns nationwide. However, there is no set number of open houses that a homebuyer will need to attend to discover his or her dream residence. In some instances, a buyer may find the ideal home after attending his or her first open house. Or, a buyer may attend...
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Posted on 03/03/2020
8017 Hibiscus Drive #8017, Temple Terrace, FL 33637 now has a new price of $106,500!
Meadowood is an outstanding, well established community within the city of Temple Terrace. The entrance is a winding road shaded by stately trees and beautiful landscaping. The community has a clubhouse, three pools, tennis courts, a quiet park area with pond and butterfly garden, and sidewalks for easy strolling. The townhouse has been very well maintained and has been freshly painted throughout and new ceiling fans have been installed. New laminate flooring has eliminated carpet throughout. The appliances are all fairly new and in good condition - the washer and dryer are only 5 years old and are located in the hallway off the kitchen....
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Posted on 03/01/2020
What Should Be in a Real Estate Purchase Agreement?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay A real estate purchase agreement is a form used by real estate agents, individuals and attorneys when a buyer decides to buy a property. Generally, a purchase agreement benefits the seller, but with some changes, it could also benefit the buyer. A savvy buyer will make sure the purchase agreement allows them...
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Posted on 02/23/2020
How Long Does It Take to Sell a Florida Luxury Residence?
There is no telling how long it will take to sell a luxury house in Orlando, Fort Lauderdale or anywhere else in Florida. The luxury home selling journey varies from person to person, and there is no set amount of time it will take to sell a luxury house in Florida. Fortunately, we're here to help you streamline the...
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Posted on 02/16/2020
Add a Rain Chain to Your Garden
Image by Kaitong Yepoon from Shutterstock Rain in its due time is every gardener's dream. Saving and reusing rainwater is a great way to save resources for the garden. One way to collect rainwater and store it for future use is to install a rain chain. A decorative rain chain can be used in place of a downspout...
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Posted on 02/09/2020
What Details Should be Part of a Real Estate Contract?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When you make an offer on a home, your real estate agent will create a real estate contract, also known as a purchase agreement. Before you sign this, you should make sure you understand it. This is a legally binding agreement, and you need to be certain you’ve made the right choice....
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Posted on 02/02/2020
Should You Cosign on a Mortgage?
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Should you cosign on a mortgage loan to help someone else buy a house? Hopeful home buyers who lack the necessary credit history, W-2 income or overall income versus their debt can face problems getting a mortgage lender to approve a loan. Borrowers with a 43% or higher debt-to-income ratio may learn...
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Posted on 01/26/2020
Set the Bar High for Your Florida Luxury Home Search
If you want to buy a superb luxury house in Tampa Bay, Lake Worth or any other Florida city or town, it generally is a good idea to set the bar high for your home search. After you establish expectations for your Florida luxury home search, you can craft a strategy so you can make your homeownership dream come...
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Posted on 01/19/2020
Should You Forgo a Property Inspection?
If a seller approves your offer to purchase his or her house, conducting a home inspection likely will be the next step of the property buying cycle. Although you may have the option to forgo a house inspection, you should not avoid this evaluation. Because if you forgo a home inspection, you may wind up purchasing a house that...
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Posted on 01/12/2020
Inspection or No Inspection - What You Need to Know
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay As you move forward with your home purchase, your real estate agent may recommend that you have your home inspected. Sometimes the inspection is required by the lender or insurance company, but sometimes it’s an optional step. Buyers who have the option sometimes consider skipping the inspection to save a little cash....
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Posted on 01/05/2020
Conserve Energy at Home While you Vacation
Photo by Clint Patterson via Unsplash It sounds like a great idea -- turn off your electricity entirely when you go on vacation and you'll dramatically slash your electric bills. While this works in theory, there are some considerations that make shutting everything down problematic for homeowners. Learning more about your options allows you to conserve energy wisely,...
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Posted on 12/29/2019
How to Improve Your Air Quality with Plants
Photo by Karolina Grabowska via PixabayHouse plants can add color and texture to your home and allow you to bring a touch of nature indoors, but some can also help improve the air quality in your home. According to a study from NASA, choosing one of these plants allows you to enjoy the added beauty and breathe easier...
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