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Working from Home Hell-O
Posted on 06/23/2019
Working from Home Hell-O
You thought that working from home was the ideal solution to your crazy daycare and commuting routine. You discussed it with your partner for weeks, spent hours convincing your boss, and her boss, and here you are in your pajamas two months later wondering what you've done. The house is a wreck. There are dishes in the sink....
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Another Property Sold - 5350 Hyland Hills Avenue #2525, Sarasota, FL 34241
Posted on 06/21/2019
Another Property Sold - 5350 Hyland Hills Avenue #2525, Sarasota, FL 34241
Don't miss the opportunity to show this lovely, second floor Barrington 2BR/2BA with den overlooking the 14th fairway of the championship golf course. The Lanai faces south to provide light and bright exposure for this property. Tastefully decorated, the lovely furniture package is included with everything you need to manage your home. Most of the work is done for you in this condo, the flooring is low maintenance, both front and back Lanais are tiled. Add your own personal touches and call this place home. As a bundled community, full country club membership attached to the property. 5 heated pools, 4 Har-Tru tennis courts, fitness...
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Another Property Sold - 4475 Chase Oaks Drive, Sarasota, FL 34241
Posted on 06/17/2019
Another Property Sold - 4475 Chase Oaks Drive, Sarasota, FL 34241
Golf Villa; Biggest lot; Biggest View! Lovely Dover model is being sold beautifully, Turnkey Furnished. Pack your tooth brush and clubs, everything else has been done for you. This maintenance free Golf Villa offers a galley kitchen making for E-Z cleanup along with a breakfast room overlooking your fabulous new golf view. Double tray Ceiling in the great room makes a statement and adds a touch of class to this property. Pocket doors on the guest suite and den are a plus for working from home or a personal space to enjoy your favorite sports channels. Dining room has a lovely two wall mirror that brings the outside in. Sliding doors open up...
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What is “Cutting In” for Paint?
Posted on 06/16/2019
What is “Cutting In” for Paint?
If you’ve never painted a home before, the term “cutting in” may be new to you, but to seasoned painters, it can either be your worst nightmare or your favorite part. Cutting in is a method of painting that eliminates most of the extensive prepping required when you follow all those painting instructions: remove all cover plates from...
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Another Property Sold - 5330 Hyland Hills Avenue #2322, Sarasota, FL 34241
Posted on 06/15/2019
Another Property Sold - 5330 Hyland Hills Avenue #2322, Sarasota, FL 34241
REDUCED by $18,000. Bring your fussiest buyers, they are going to love this tasteful, fully furnished Barrington model Veranda. The second floor condo features vaulted ceilings, tiled entry and lanai, and has an outstanding, wide open view of the 14th Signature Green of Heritage Oaks. AC unit was replaced in December 2017 and has a twelve year warranty on parts and labor. Condo has a one car detached garage with additional space for storage. Property is entirely maintenance free for the enjoyment of a golf and country club lifestyle. Heritage Oaks is an Audubon Certified, guard gated, golfing community with an 18 hole championship golf...
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5 Effective Ways to Decorate a Small bedroom
Posted on 06/09/2019
5 Effective Ways to Decorate a Small bedroom
A bedroom is for relaxing, so the decoration idea of a bedroom should be to relax. Although quite a number of modern bedroom designers will recommend having a sitting area, a king size bedroom, a mini office all in your bedroom, it doesn’t have to be so. Having a small bedroom can, in fact, be a blessing and...
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What Is the Optimal Listing Price for Your Home?
Posted on 06/02/2019
What Is the Optimal Listing Price for Your Home?
As a home seller, it is important to establish a competitive initial asking price for your residence. Yet determining the right price for a house sometimes is difficult. If the price of your home is too high, for example, your residence may linger on the real estate market for an extended period of time. On the other hand, if...
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Another Property Sold - 4414 Samoset Drive, Sarasota, FL 34241
Posted on 05/29/2019
Another Property Sold - 4414 Samoset Drive, Sarasota, FL 34241
Are you ready? You are warmly invited to come and view a sparkling gem in one of Sarasota’s finest bundled communities: Heritage Oaks Golf & Country Club. This maintenance-free villa boasts brand-new stainless steel appliances, beautiful, neutral tile in the living area and glorious golf & lake views from your oversized lanai. Crown molding throughout, corian counter tops and tasteful décor are just the icing on the cake and make the transition into your new winter or permanent home easy and convenient. Maybe your perfect day starts with a round of golf or with a tennis match. Maybe you prefer to take a water aerobics class or hit the gym...
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5 Reasons for Building Green
Posted on 05/26/2019
5 Reasons for Building Green
Building an eco-friendly home has a lot of advantages. Apart from the environmental benefits, it helps you save money and time. It also protects your health. Here are five important reasons for building green: Reduce Environmental Impact. The use of renewable and energy-efficient materials minimizes environmental impact. It significantly reduces pollution. A green home produces a reduced carbon...
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Another Property Sold - 5360 Hyland Hills Avenue #2625, Sarasota, FL 34241
Posted on 05/22/2019
Another Property Sold - 5360 Hyland Hills Avenue #2625, Sarasota, FL 34241
This fully furnished Barrington model, second floor condo, features vaulted ceilings, tiled throughout the main living area including both front and real Lanais has an outstanding view of the 14th Signature Fairway of Heritage Oaks. The kitchen has a quiet little breakfast area. Master bedroom is large enough to accommodate a king sized bed has two walk in closets. The master bath offers a walk in shower. Condo has a one car detached garage with space for storage. Property is entirely maintenance free for the enjoyment of a golf and country club lifestyle. Heritage Oaks is an Audubon Certified, guard gated, golfing community with an 18...
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Analyze Your Homebuying Options
Posted on 05/19/2019
Analyze Your Homebuying Options
For those who want to buy a house, it helps to consider your options closely. That way, you can make an informed home purchase. Now, let's take a look at three factors to consider as you prepare to conduct a home search: 1. The Local Housing Market Assess the local housing market before you dive headfirst into a home...
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Another Property Sold - 5330 Hyland Hills Avenue #2323, Sarasota, FL 34241
Posted on 05/16/2019
Another Property Sold - 5330 Hyland Hills Avenue #2323, Sarasota, FL 34241
Second floor Drummond overlooking the 14th signature green of Heritage Oaks Golf and Country Club. This condo is in beautiful condition, fresh paint, lovingly cared for by the original owners. Turnkey furnished makes this an easy move for the new owners. Cathedral ceilings enhance the space and offer a floor plan much more expansive than the 1324 square feet suggest. It's all about the view and the lifestyle. As a "bundled", guard gated community, all home owners are members of the golf and country club and have access to the golf course and the practice areas. Enjoy a new pro shop, expanded fitness center, any of the five heated pools, the...
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