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Posted on 01/17/2021
Best Practices for Virtual Home Showings
Photo by Tumisu via Pixabay Virtual meetings and video conferencing have become the norm as we adapt to social distancing guidelines and staying well. And while these times will eventually pass and we will return to our previous times of normalcy, we're all going to need to continue to adapt and get creative in the meantime. In the...
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Posted on 01/16/2021
Video Tour - 7902 Sailboat Key Boulevard S #504, South Pasadena, FL 33707
~~~Welcome to HARBOURSIDE~~~ A Resort-Style Gated Community where you can truly live the FLORIDA LIFESTYLE! You will Love this "one of a kind" UPDATED 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Open Floorplan Unit on the 5th Floor. Every Day you can enjoy the vibrant colors of the Gulf Sunsets, the Intercoastal Waterway, Boats and Dolphins from your private patio! The unique open Floorplan offers a spacious Living Room/Kitchen combination. The Updated Kitchen has Solid Wood Soft Close Cabinetry, Granite Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances and a Bosch dishwasher. The Master Bedroom has Patio Access and Water Views, an En Suite Bath that includes a Dual...
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Posted on 01/16/2021
7902 Sailboat Key Boulevard S #504, South Pasadena, FL 33707 is now new to the market!
~~~Welcome to HARBOURSIDE~~~ A Resort-Style Gated Community where you can truly live the FLORIDA LIFESTYLE! You will Love this "one of a kind" UPDATED 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Open Floorplan Unit on the 5th Floor. Every Day you can enjoy the vibrant colors of the Gulf Sunsets, the Intercoastal Waterway, Boats and Dolphins from your private patio! The unique open Floorplan offers a spacious Living Room/Kitchen combination. The Updated Kitchen has Solid Wood Soft Close Cabinetry, Granite Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances and a Bosch dishwasher. The Master Bedroom has Patio Access and Water Views, an En Suite Bath that includes a Dual...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Why Should Buyers Pay Attention to Your Florida Luxury House?
Merely listing your luxury home in Orlando, St. Augustine or any other Florida city or town is insufficient. In fact, if you fail to promote your Sunshine State luxury house to the right groups of buyers, your home may linger on the real estate market for many weeks or months. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Is Your Residence Worth a Buyer's Time?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to generate interest in your residence. Otherwise, it may be tough for you to maximize your house sale earnings. Ultimately, there are many things you can do to stir up interest in your house, such as: 1. Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal Buyers may be more likely to...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
5 Senior Living Trends To Watch for in 2020
Image by Mabel Amber, still incognito... from Pixabay Baby Boomers remain the single largest demographic, and their transition into retirement age continues to change the senior living landscape. At more than 74 million strong, this generation will completely cross the retirement age threshold in the next decade, and 52 million Americans are already enjoying their golden years. That...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
5 Houseplants to De-Stress Your Home and Purify the Air        
Photo by Tristan Gevaux on Unsplash Houseplants are the ideal choice for functional decorations. The presence of plants in your spaces may brighten up your home, de-stress it, and purify the air. Houseplants can create a relaxed and restful ambiance. Below are some of the best houseplants to purify the air in your home and de-stress. 1. The...
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Posted on 12/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 7920 Bogie Avenue N, St Petersburg, FL 33710
PRICED TO SELL, Florida living at it's finest!!! Welcome to your newly updated Luxurious 3087 heated sq ft home in the Award Winning area of Jungle Prada Located in St. Petersburg, Featuring water front parks and many other amenities such as a public swimming pool all within walking distance. NO FLOOD INSURANCE REQUIRED! NO CDD FEE! Some of the many upgrades and extras include vaulted ceilings, solid wood and ceramic tile flooring throughout, large bathrooms, over sized 67 x 211 ft lot, ADA compliant ramps / wheelchair friendly house, open floor plan, gigantic maintenance free vinyl fenced backyard, RV parking / boat pad, electrical hook...
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Posted on 12/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 1224 Royal Palm Drive S, Gulfport, FL 33707
~~~Executive Golf Course Home~~~ You will love this Beautiful Gulfport Home! Situated on the 6th hole of the Pasadena Yacht and Country Club Championship Course! This 3000sf Two Story Home has 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths and Lots of Living Space. Leaded Glass Double Doors open to the Beautiful Foyer, Formal Living and Formal Dining Rooms! The Great Room boasts tons of lights, 21 ft ceilings, Built in Cabinetry and a Wood Burning Fireplace! The Eat in Kitchen has Custom Cherry Wood Cabinetry, Granite Counter tops, Center Island, Breakfast Bar and Stainless Steel Appliances that include Bosch and GE Profile brands! Separate Indoor Laundry...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Sellers Tips: Create Appeal to All Generations
Image by kirkandmimi from Pixabay When you list your home for sale, you are setting it up to sell to a wide range of buyers. Chances are the person who buys your home is not going to be the same as you, and often they will belong to a completely different generation. For example, if you’re prepping to...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
What to See on Your Journey to Maine
Photo by J. Lynne Hardesty via PixabayThe little state of Maine draws thousands of travelers each year. If you’re among those who are making the trek to this popular travel destination, you may feel overwhelmed by the plethora of things to see and do. If your time is limited, here are a few things you simply must see...
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Posted on 12/05/2020
Another Property Sold - 227 Palm Lane N, St Petersburg, FL 33710
~~~Highly Sought After LAKE PASADENA Neighborhood!~~~ You will LOVE this Beautiful Home nestled on a tranquil, Tree Lined Street in Lake Pasadena Estates! This 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Pool Home has almost 2000 Square feet of living space. Oversized 2 Car Garage. The Kitchen has been nicely updated with Stainless Steel/Wood Cabinetry and Corian Countertops. Bright Formal Living Room/Formal Dining Room combination and a casual dining area off the kitchen. The modern Split Bedroom Floorplan offers a large Master Suite with an updated Full Bath and TWO Walk-in Closets! Additional living space is a large den adjacent to the kitchen and the...
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