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Bi-Weekly Payments: Can It Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster?
Posted on 10/13/2019
Bi-Weekly Payments: Can It Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster?
The dream of paying off your mortgage fast may seem like an overwhelming task. After all, it is money that is involved. And it is not just an amount you can sneeze at; it is thousands of dollars. In this modern era of financial distractions, being able to pay such amount of money within a snap of your...
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6 Luxury Home Accessories to Consider
Posted on 10/06/2019
6 Luxury Home Accessories to Consider
A home represents you, and the items and accessories that you choose to fill it with help to further illustrate your personality. When people visit you, your home silently tells them things about you. Are you a chronic pack rat? Do you have a taste for luxury? Your home says it all. Choosing the right accessories can make...
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Video Tour  - 8418 N Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33604
Posted on 10/04/2019
Video Tour - 8418 N Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33604
This house has just been remodeled and sits on a HUGE lot! New roof, AC, paint, carpet, floors, new windows, nothing has been overlooked! Step inside to a living room with plenty of light, turn the corner and find a gorgeous kitchen. Everyone will be welcome in this kitchen- modern, sleek and spacious, complete with new cabinets, counters, bar and eat in space. French doors off the kitchen lead to a new deck. There are 2 bathrooms, newly remodeled, and bedrooms and living space are comfortable and inviting. The laundry room is huge and offers tons of indoor storage. There is a bonus room off the garage that is perfect for privacy. There is a...
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8418 N Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33604 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/04/2019
8418 N Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33604 is now new to the market!
This house has just been remodeled and sits on a HUGE lot! New roof, AC, paint, carpet, floors, new windows, nothing has been overlooked! Step inside to a living room with plenty of light, turn the corner and find a gorgeous kitchen. Everyone will be welcome in this kitchen- modern, sleek and spacious, complete with new cabinets, counters, bar and eat in space. French doors off the kitchen lead to a new deck. There are 2 bathrooms, newly remodeled, and bedrooms and living space are comfortable and inviting. The laundry room is huge and offers tons of indoor storage. There is a bonus room off the garage that is perfect for privacy. There is a...
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A Guide to Creating a Working Budget for the Family
Posted on 09/29/2019
A Guide to Creating a Working Budget for the Family
Managing a home should rank as one of the hardest roles anyone could take on. You are stuck continuously between chores, laundry, grocery shopping, school runs and tons of other stuff on that list. However, no home management task is as daunting as drafting a budget that the family can stick with. You must have tried on several...
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503 S Willow Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606 now has a new price of $475,000!
Posted on 09/28/2019
503 S Willow Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606 now has a new price of $475,000!
Have you been waiting for the right town home to hit the market in Hyde Park? Wait no more! This gorgeous 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath town home has been coveted and carefully updated. The 2 car attached garage also provides storage, and the entry den/ office space can be used as you like, even as a third bedroom. New carpet and paint throughout the home gives an easy feel as you head upstairs to the living room/ kitchen with bar and dining room area. Updated cabinets and backsplash with contemporary lighting come together beautifully to complete the kitchen, and recently installed plantation shutters in the living room are a stand out. A balcony...
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How Much Should You Spend on a Smart Home Device?
Posted on 09/22/2019
How Much Should You Spend on a Smart Home Device?
There is no set amount that a homeowner should spend on a smart house device. In fact, depending on the smart gadgets you purchase, you may wind up spending only a few dollars, or hundreds, on these devices. But if you understand how to shop for smart home gadgets, you may be better equipped than other property owners to...
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Another Property Sold - 2023 Gordon Street, Tampa, FL 33605
Posted on 09/18/2019
Another Property Sold - 2023 Gordon Street, Tampa, FL 33605
Vacant lot available for new build in Palmetto Beach. Close to the Port, Ybor, downtown, I275, I4, and the Selmon Expressway. This neighborhood is ripe for development and ready to turn a profit. Zoning is CG. Flood zone AE. Owner has inquired with the city to remove the tree on the lot and got verbal approval. New development is beginning right up the street and includes commercial space, condos and a mixed use water front project. Endless possibilities- drive by and do not over look McKay Bay & DeSoto Park, right up the street to the...
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Another Property Sold - 2023 Gordon Street, Tampa, FL 33605
Posted on 09/18/2019
Another Property Sold - 2023 Gordon Street, Tampa, FL 33605
Vacant lot available for new build in Palmetto Beach. Close to the Port, Ybor, downtown, I275, I4, and the Selmon Expressway. This neighborhood is ripe for development and ready to turn a profit. Zoning is CG. Flood zone AE. Owner has inquired with the city to remove the tree on the lot and got verbal approval. New development is beginning right up the street and includes commercial space, condos and a mixed use water front project. Endless possibilities- drive by and do not over look McKay Bay & DeSoto Park, right up the street to the...
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5902 Yeats Manor Drive, Tampa, FL 33616 now has a new price of $545,000!
Posted on 09/18/2019
5902 Yeats Manor Drive, Tampa, FL 33616 now has a new price of $545,000!
Westshore Yacht Club Townhome w/ 3 bedrooms plus den/guest room & 3 full & one half bath built in 2013! 3-story end unit w/ open floorplan & 2,700sf of interior space makes this the largest townhome configuration in the community plus an attached 2-car garage. West facing with two over-sized balconies offer sunset & partial water views! High end upgrades include hardwood floors in entertaining areas, decorative tile in entryway, kitchen & baths plus recessed lighting, surround sound system & amazing walk-in closets. Gourmet chefs kitchen with dark wood cabinetry, decorative back-splash, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and...
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5902 Yeats Manor Drive, Tampa, FL 33616 now has a new price of $539,000!
Posted on 09/18/2019
5902 Yeats Manor Drive, Tampa, FL 33616 now has a new price of $539,000!
Westshore Yacht Club Townhome w/ 3 bedrooms plus den/guest room & 3 full & one half bath built in 2013! 3-story end unit w/ open floorplan & 2,700sf of interior space makes this the largest townhome configuration in the community plus an attached 2-car garage. West facing with two over-sized balconies offer sunset & partial water views! High end upgrades include hardwood floors in entertaining areas, decorative tile in entryway, kitchen & baths plus recessed lighting, surround sound system & amazing walk-in closets. Gourmet chefs kitchen with dark wood cabinetry, decorative back-splash, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and...
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Another Property Sold - 15217 Merlinpark Place, Lithia, FL 33547
Posted on 09/17/2019
Another Property Sold - 15217 Merlinpark Place, Lithia, FL 33547
Splendid and immaculate Pool home on quiet cul de sac on fenced, large, pie shaped lot with no rear neighbors.The open floor plan features Hand scraped Walnut floors in main living area. Wide sliding glass doors open to the colossal Screened Sports Pool and Patio. A canvas Gazebo will be your entertainment oasis! Off the open kitchen is the bamboo floored Family Room, the epicenter of the home. The split bedroom plan features a large master suite with Tray Ceilings and sliding glass doors facing the outdoor entertaining space. Spa like Master Bath has a water closet, Dual Sinks, a rain shower and Jacuzzi tub. Two other large bedrooms and two...
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