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Posted on 07/22/2021
Video Tour - 828 22ND Avenue N, St Petersburg, FL 33704
Investment Property - 3 Units. 2 Bedroom 1 Bath, 1 Bedroom 1 Bath in the main house. 1 Bedroom 1 Bath above the garage. The Property also has a 1 Car Garage and 2 Car Covered Carport. Laundry Room and Additional Storage. Great income potential! One block away from Crescent Lake and Crescent Lake Park. Close proximity to 4th Street and Downton St Pete! Many Restaurants, Shopping, Entertainment and Parks. Non- Flood...
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Posted on 07/22/2021
828 22ND Avenue N, St Petersburg, FL 33704 is now new to the market!
Investment Property - 3 Units. 2 Bedroom 1 Bath, 1 Bedroom 1 Bath in the main house. 1 Bedroom 1 Bath above the garage. The Property also has a 1 Car Garage and 2 Car Covered Carport. Laundry Room and Additional Storage. Great income potential! One block away from Crescent Lake and Crescent Lake Park. Close proximity to 4th Street and Downton St Pete! Many Restaurants, Shopping, Entertainment and Parks. Non- Flood...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Passion Projects: How to Fuse Your Passions With Your Home
Photo by Burst from Pexels Designing your own home is such a delight! Finally, an opportunity to squeeze everything you've ever wanted into your own custom space. However, it may not be as simple as it sounds. Incorporating everything you want into your own home's design can feel like an impossible feat. But it is possible to incorporate...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Saving Up to Buy a Home: Best Practices for First-Time Homebuyers
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay Everyone talks about preparing financially to purchase and own a home. However, it’s not always exactly clear how to prepare. Rather than get overwhelmed by details, there are some basic things you can start with in order to get your finances ready for home ownership. Here we will go over...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
How to Create Outdoor Living Space
Photo by Sonnie Hiles on Unsplash You can extend your living area by activating your outdoor spaces. Whether your yard is large or small, you can create a spot to entertain, read, or just relax with these tips: Seating Most outdoor spaces can accommodate some type of seating option. If you’re working with a smaller porch space, try...
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Posted on 07/02/2021
Another Property Sold - 6211 Vista Verde Court, Gulfport, FL 33707
Completely remodeled townhouse located in the exclusive gated community of Villas del Verde, a premier community in Gulfport. This spacious townhouse offers an enviable list of updates – a new kitchen with high-end Monogram GE Appliances, quartz counter tops and all new solid wood, light gray cabinets with recessed lighting above. The hardwood floors (not engineered) downstairs have been refinished and stained a light smokey gray, and the 2nd floor living area was just completed with new hardwood floors to match the lower level living area. This home is a corner unit, and you are welcomed into the home through a separate foyer which flows...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Mailbox Rules to Remember
Photo by Lee via Pixabay Putting a new mailbox up? Be sure to follow the official guidance from the U.S. Postal Service.® Here are a few rules, tips, and suggestions to make your mail carrier's day a little smoother. Putting Up a New Mailbox USPS-approved mailboxes have Postmaster General (PMG) approval labels. Have your post office approve your...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Starting from Scratch: How to Find the Capital for Your First Investment Property
Photo by Jonathan Rolande via Pixabay Dipping your toes in the real estate investing waters can feel intimidating--especially when it comes to making a large up-front investment. Although there are ways to get started in real estate with lower up-front costs (low- or no-down payment VA and FHA loans, for instance), it's smart to have some savings to...
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Posted on 06/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 1101 Pinellas Bayway S #304, Tierra Verde, FL 33715
One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. Buyers financing fell through ~ Island living on its best ~ Great townhome with 2 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. The moment you walk up the stairs you will see the very open floor plan with a screened in sun room overlooking the pool. The first owner chose to not have balconies but to have the extra square footage so they have been enclosed. The kitchen has been updated with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and nice cabinets with lots of storage and an island with breakfast bar which includes a reversed osmosis system. Crown molding and trim all around. On this floor is the half...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
How to Prepare for Renting Your Multi Family Home
Photo by Tumisu via Pixabay Before renting out a multi-family property, you should take steps to protect yourself from personal liability if anything were to happen. Without the right protections in place, you could end up on the hook for damages caused by fires, crimes and more ­– even if you did not cause the situation yourself. Thankfully,...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Avoid the Big Mistakes
Photo by Jens Neumann via Pixabay There are a lot of decisions that you will make when buying your first home in Florida. As detailed as the process is in other parts of the country there are even more things that you will need to pay attention to avoid major errors in the home buying process. When you...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
What Type of Concrete Foundation Is Right for Your New Construction?
Designing a dream home involves making a lot of decisions. One of the earliest and most important decisions is the type of foundation. So what is the best type of foundation for your home? Finding the answer involves gaining a working knowledge about concrete slabs, crawl spaces and basements. Why Choose a Slab Foundation? Concrete slab foundations are...
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