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Posted on 05/09/2021
Earnest Money: What Is It?
Photo by Mercigod via Shutterstock Earnest money is the amount of money put down for a large purchase. While this is not limited to real estate, it is used frequently in the real estate industry. It’s a sign of good faith from the buyer to the seller and normally constitutes about 1%-5% of the home’s price. How much...
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Posted on 05/04/2021
Another Property Sold - 2243 Margarita Drive, The Villages, FL 32159
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Less than a 15 minute golf cart ride to Lake Sumter Landing and Spanish Springs town squares. This expanded “VERA CRUZ” Designer home with over 2000 square feet living space has it all; featuring knockdown ceilings, NEW ROOF and screened entry. Upon arrival you will notice the nice curb appeal with well-maintained landscaping and painted drive / walkway. The family Chef will love the large kitchen with light & bright cabinetry, tiled back splash, crown molding, GRANITE counter top and breakfast bar. The breakfast nook offers wainscot accents and plenty of space for a dinette set. The open floor plan leads...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
How to Choose the Best Lot for Your New Home
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Before you can select a floor plan for your new construction home, you have to find a good lot. In many ways, selecting the right one is often the most important decision you'll make during the construction process, so it's important to consider these aspects. Know the Perks of a Square Lot Homebuyers...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Property Insurance vs. Homeowners Insurance
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Often used interchangeably, the terms “property insurance” and “homeowners’ insurance” sometimes confuse new homebuyers. Homeowners’ insurance is a specialized form of property insurance. By “property” the insurance industry means anything that you own. Under that category come homeowners’ insurance and even renters’ insurance. These products cover single-family houses, condominiums and a renter’s...
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Posted on 04/23/2021
Another Property Sold - 1311 Augustine Drive, The Villages, FL 32159
Explore the Possibilities - in this spacious 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath Designer "Cypress / Vera Cruz" in the Village of Santo Domingo. Seller is offering a 1 yr home warranty with acceptable offer. The home sits on an oversized cul-de-sac lot and offers inviting curb appeal, architectural shingle roof, paved driveway and separate 14 ft X 7 ft GOLF CART GARAGE. The family chef will love the large country kitchen with added cabinets, newer appliances and GRANITE counter top with tiled back splash. Entertain your family and friends in the huge living area with vaulted KNOCK DOWN FINISH ceilings and solar tube for natural lighting or the attached...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Tips for a Well-Groomed Dog
Image by Autri Taheri from Unsplash Keeping dogs well-groomed is an important part of helping them stay healthy and happy. The amount of grooming your dogs need depends on certain factors, such as the kind of coat they have or whether or not they tend to roll around in dirt or mud. The following grooming tips can help...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Looking to Buy a Home? Let's Start with Your Loan
Photo by Nattanan Kanchanaprat via Pixabay If you’re in the market to purchase a home, it can be a confusing process. Interest rates, types of loans and what may apply to you can all sound like a foreign language. It’s always best to have some background knowledge before going to see a mortgage broker to make sure you’re...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Sharing Your Vacation: How to Choose the Right App
Photo by: Sebastien Gabriel via Unsplash You have a great trip planned, but you want to bring all your friends and family along with you. Well, let technology help. You don’t have to be a celebrity or a tech genius to enjoy documenting your travels. You can preserve your travel memories as they happen and keep everyone up-to-date...
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Posted on 04/01/2021
Another Property Sold - 1654 Dogwood Street, The Villages, FL 32162
So you want a completely remodeled CYV with 2 car & golf cart garage conveniently situated on a corner lot between Lake Sumter Landing & Bownwood? Look no further - you just found it! This beautiful custom home has been professionally expanded to include a separate golf cart garage, additional den/3rd bedroom and large 22' canvassed birdcage with mural privacy screen. The kitchen features gorgeous granite counter tops, tiled backsplash , stainless steel appliances and white cabinets with under & over cabinet lighting. This spacious home is light and bright with neutral coloring on the walls, vaulted ceilings with knock down...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
Unexpected Cost Home Buyers Should be Aware
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There’s no denying that purchasing a home requires a huge investment from buyers. Not only will you need to have a down payment in place, but you’ll need to consider closing costs, home maintenance, property taxes and more over the years. While these are all expenses that most buyers are aware of,...
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Posted on 03/23/2021
Video Tour - 37549 Grays Airport Road, Lady Lake, FL 32159
FAMILY PLEASING LARGE COUNTRY HOME! This 4 bedroom, 3 bath home is situated in the County on over 2 acres with several fenced parcels and outbuildings for your mini farm. YOU CAN HAVE the garage workshop you've been DREAMING OF with the detached 30 x 75 foot corrugated metal building. Step through the rear screened walkway into the open floorplan with vaulted ceiling and tile flooring. The kitchen features cherry wood cabinets, breakfast bar, high definition laminate counter and a beautiful copper farmhouse sink. The living room is showcased by the built in vented electric fireplace with shelving and accent lighting. This home offers 2...
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Posted on 03/23/2021
37549 Grays Airport Road, Lady Lake, FL 32159 is now new to the market!
FAMILY PLEASING LARGE COUNTRY HOME! This 4 bedroom, 3 bath home is situated in the County on over 2 acres with several fenced parcels and outbuildings for your mini farm. YOU CAN HAVE the garage workshop you've been DREAMING OF with the detached 30 x 75 foot corrugated metal building. Step through the rear screened walkway into the open floorplan with vaulted ceiling and tile flooring. The kitchen features cherry wood cabinets, breakfast bar, high definition laminate counter and a beautiful copper farmhouse sink. The living room is showcased by the built in vented electric fireplace with shelving and accent lighting. This home offers 2...
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