March 2017

Found 10 blog entries for March 2017.

home renovation and selling tips for selling in hot and cold climates When you live in a place that is very hot or cold, the way you sell your home changes somewhat. You have to pay extra attention to the aspects of the home that help preserve the inside temperature to keep from freezing or overheating. Focus on these parts of your home so that your property is ready for the coldest winter or hottest summer and can attract buyers with its preparedness.

Hot Climate Areas

Regions with hot summers may have differing needs. Hot and humid climates require careful maintenance of the humidity in the home, while hot and dry may not. In all cases, you want good cooling equipment and protection from the hot sun.


People think of insulation as being important for winter, but it is also vital for summer

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Advice for buying beachfront properties Buying coastal and waterfront property is different from buying inland property in a variety of ways. If a buyer wishes to buy a beach- or lake-front home, but has never done so, knowing the risks and the ways in which coastal properties are different from inland properties is an important first step of making an informed purchase.

Know the Property’s History and Expectations for the Future

Beaches can change with time. Erosion, rising water lines and other factors can quickly change the landscape of your coastal property, and not always for the better. Knowing the history of the beach can tell you more about the stability of the landscape. If you’re not sure how to find out what you can expect from the property in the future, talk to the

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Home With Septic System If you've never had a home with a septic system, the thought of owning one can be intimidating. Are they a health threat? What happens if they fail? How much do they cost? If the house of your dreams has a septic system, don't rule it out until you've informed yourself about what septic systems are, the costs involved and how to maintain them.

What a Septic System Is

Septic systems are for homes which are not hooked up to municipal sewers. Most people associate them with rural living, but there are towns and even suburbs that rely on septic systems. As many as 25% of American households still depend on them.

If a home has no sewer to carry away waste, a local septic system is necessary.

Household sewage empties into an underground tank

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Long before the term flipping was ever heard on a cable television reality show, homes were bought by real estate investors, renovated, and then sold to new owners for profit. The continuing popularity of this established method of real estate investing is largely due to the fact that buying real estate has always been considered to be one of safest investments for long-term profit. Readily available in every area, real estate can be purchased in all price ranges, conditions, and types, making it well-suited for both novices and pros.

So it is no surprise that real estate continues to attract new investors of all ages and income levels. But for those who are interested in trying their hand at fixing and flipping a home for the first time,

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The more money you have when you apply for financing, the easier things typically go for you. A higher down payment can lead to better loan terms. Money in the bank means that you can better absorb closing costs and fees that come up when you buy your home.

While most people feel that there is no room in their budgets for extra savings, with a little work you can find hundreds of extra dollars every month. A few of the most painless ways to cut costs and increase your savings:

1. See if You Can Get a Cheaper Cell Service.

On a huge unlimited plan that you never fully use? If you are not currently under contract, you may be able to get a better deal somewhere else. Many phones and phone numbers can be ported from provider to provider to

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Stunning new listing!

This stunning Rialto masterpiece is sure to impress even the fussiest of buyers. This Valenti II model offers an ideal floor plan with 5 bedrooms plus office, and 5 full baths, 3 car garage and over 4300 living square feet and is situated on an exceptional .35 acre lot, which widens in the back, capturing panoramic lake views from almost every room. Faux wood painted garage and front doors enhance and already exquisite curb appeal. Enter through the double front doors, which lead you into a bright and open space with no shortage of natural lighting. Towering volume ceilings instantly catch your eye and are complimented with crown molding and sea grass wall paper. Porcelain tile wood flooring in living areas downstairs and hand

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136 Manor Circle Exterior Front

New Listing!

This stunning Valenti II estate home is situated on one of the best lots in Rialto and features SE panoramic lake views in back and an extra wide lot with green space on both sides. The home is 5 bedrooms 5 baths plus office, 3 car garage and 4315 sq ft under air. Bright and open floor plan with guest bedroom and office downstairs and master plus 3 bedrooms up. Quality appointments and finishes throughout. Hand scraped wood flooring is complimented by 8.5'' baseboards. The office is equipped with a flush mounted tv and tray ceilings with air conditioned attic space above. A rounded staircase with wood steps and wrought iron railing is a focal point. The dining area offers plenty of space for family gatherings and entertaining. The

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1213 Egret Circle S Exterior Front

Newly Listed!

This beautiful and charming 3 bedroom and 2 bath home is located in great neighborhood of Egret Landing. This home features a great layout for entertaining friends and family. Updated kitchen features granite counter tops, newer appliances, and tasteful cabinetry. Tile flooring is found throughout the majority of the house, with wood flooring in the bedrooms. Master bathroom has been updated with a jacuzzi whirlpool tub, granite accents, dual sinks, and a frameless walk-in glass shower. Home also features accordion hurricane shutters, gas range, alarm system, and crown moulding throughout. Egret landing offers it's residents great amenities with a clubhouse that features a large pool, tennis courts, kids playground, and basketball

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Beach House Sale Owning a vacation home in an area with opportunities for relaxation and recreational fun is a dream come true for a growing number of people in the United States today. In fact, recent statistics provided by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) show that approximately 1.3 million vacation properties were sold in 2014, a 57% increase over the previous year.

In some cases, however, life changes occur that make owning a second home unnecessary or even unaffordable. When this happens, owners often find that selling their vacation home is sometimes a more challenging process than selling a home used as a permanent residence. If a vacation home is no longer a good fit for your life or your finances, the following tips will offer insight to help

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New Listing!

Welcome to Prosperity Harbor - A beautiful, gated luxury community in the heart of Palm Beach Gardens. This home offers the attention to detail that the most discriminating buyer will appreciate. Volume ceilings and double crown molding compliment the space while welcoming you inside. The floor plan is bright and open. Every window is accented with beautiful plantation shutters. The generously sized kitchen is equipped with a natural gas stove, quality cabinetry, granite counters and stainless appliances. The family room is ideal for entertaining or movie night with the custom, built in entertainment center and surround sound. When it's time to unwind for the day, the spacious, luxurious master suite will make it easy. Wood flooring, a

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