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What's The Difference Between Assessed Value And Market Value?
Posted on 01/19/2020
What's The Difference Between Assessed Value And Market Value?
Two terms that you may have heard when talking about real estate is fair market value and assessed value. These two terms are not the same or even interchangeable terms. The assessed value of a home can often be higher than the price the house is being sold. These properties can often be seen as a “bargain” in the...
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Video Tour  - 1240 Embassy Ln, Naples, FL 34104
Posted on 01/14/2020
Video Tour - 1240 Embassy Ln, Naples, FL 34104
H.15421 - Location, Location, Location! Less than 2 miles from 5th Ave and beaches. This cozy 3 bedroom 1.5 bath home with a large den, has been completely renovated with new stainless steel appliances, beautiful wood-like laminate flooring and impact resistant windows. Brookside is a friendly neighborhood and this ready to move-in home is on a dead-end street. New landscaping in the front and back coming...
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1240 Embassy Ln, Naples, FL 34104 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/14/2020
1240 Embassy Ln, Naples, FL 34104 is now new to the market!
H.15421 - Location, Location, Location! Less than 2 miles from 5th Ave and beaches. This cozy 3 bedroom 1.5 bath home with a large den, has been completely renovated with new stainless steel appliances, beautiful wood-like laminate flooring and impact resistant windows. Brookside is a friendly neighborhood and this ready to move-in home is on a dead-end...
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Tips To Get The Dust Out Of Your Home
Posted on 01/12/2020
Tips To Get The Dust Out Of Your Home
If it’s time for a deep clean of your home, you may want to grab the duster and just go at it. Dusting is a task that should be done on a regular basis, but it’s not always the case. There’s a right way and a wrong way to dust. Read on for a few simple tips to make...
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6968 Burnt Sienna Cir, Naples, FL 34109 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/08/2020
6968 Burnt Sienna Cir, Naples, FL 34109 is now new to the market!
H.13223 - This stunning two-story home has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms with soaring 20' ceilings. Fall in love with this immaculate home that is situated on a gorgeous lot that offers beautiful, peaceful views of a wide tranquil lake. This Kingfisher model has an open kitchen and breakfast nook that features beechwood cabinetry, newer appliances and a large laundry room, with lots of storage. This highly sought after 24 hour gate-attended community of Autumn Woods home has 2 newer A/C systems for energy efficiency and comfort. There is room for a pool. Come see this magnificent residence less than 3 miles from the beach and A+schools: Sea Gate...
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First-Time Homebuyers: Common Mistakes to Avoid
Posted on 01/05/2020
First-Time Homebuyers: Common Mistakes to Avoid
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay It’s part of the American DNA to want to own a home. It can be your immense joy or become a nightmare if you don’t avoid some of these first-time buyer lapses in judgment. What to Avoid Overbuying. The mantra used to be “buy the biggest house you can afford.” After all...
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How a Condo Differs from a Townhouse
Posted on 12/29/2019
How a Condo Differs from a Townhouse
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels When it comes to home ownership, you have many options beyond buying a single-family home. A condominium and a townhouse are two such options. Before you consider making one of these your permanent home, it's important to understand the differences between them. Condo Ownership When you purchase a condo, you own the entire...
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Holidays and Mistletoe
Posted on 12/22/2019
Holidays and Mistletoe
Which winter-holiday celebration would be complete without a kiss under the mistletoe? This mysterious plant that appears above doorways and arches to catch unsuspecting lovers in a clinch adds fun and even drama to festive occasions. Ho-ho the mistletoe indeed! Tradition … tradition! The tradition of kissing under mistletoe began in ancient Rome during the festival of Saturnalia....
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Services to Cancel Before You Finalize Your Property Sale
Posted on 12/15/2019
Services to Cancel Before You Finalize Your Property Sale
As you complete the final steps of the home selling process, it is important to cancel various everyday house services prior to moving day. In fact, some of the essential services that you may need to cancel include: 1. Electric Notify your electric company about your plans to move. You also can tell the company how much longer you...
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How to Avoid a Complex Homebuying Journey
Posted on 12/08/2019
How to Avoid a Complex Homebuying Journey
For those who want to enjoy a seamless homebuying experience, it helps to prepare accordingly. That way, you will be ready to identify and address any hurdles that come your way during the homebuying journey. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to avoid a complex homebuying journey, such as: 1. Establish Homebuying Criteria If you enter...
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Smart Buying in Florida
Posted on 12/01/2019
Smart Buying in Florida
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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Rent or Buy: Which Is Cheaper?
Posted on 11/24/2019
Rent or Buy: Which Is Cheaper?
With rent prices soaring in many areas of the U.S., renters are starting to consider whether now is the right time to start saving for a down payment on a home. Depending on where you live and what your timeline is for buying a house, you might be wondering the same thing. So, in today’s post, we’re going to...
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