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How to Use Pantone's Classic Blue
Posted on 02/16/2020
How to Use Pantone's Classic Blue
Photo by Hutomo Abrianto on Unsplash Sky at dusk is how Pantone describes classic blue, their 2020 color of the year. Restful and tranquil, a bold color such as classic blue gives the eye a place to rest as it travels around a space, which makes it ideal for accent items such as throw pillows, wall art or...
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7350 SW 19th Ter, Miami, FL 33155 now has a new price of $399,000!
Posted on 02/15/2020
7350 SW 19th Ter, Miami, FL 33155 now has a new price of $399,000!
PRICE CORRECTION!! Seller says "Bring me an offer"! Totally updated 3 bedroom 1.5 bath home in super location. Some of the upgrades include new tile roof, two double sliding gates, new porcelain tile floors, knockdown finishes on wall & ceilings, new kitchen cabinets with quartz counters and Stainless appliances, new electrical and AC systems, updated baths, recessed LED lighting plus much more. Both side yards have slabs for the boat and RV. The back yard has fruit trees and an additional building for In-Law quarters, workshop or whatever. Plumbing is there on slab for bath & kitchen fixtures(The Adjusted SF is incorrect, it should be 1255...
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Video Tour  - 8911 N Miami Ave, El Portal, FL 33150
Posted on 02/14/2020
Video Tour - 8911 N Miami Ave, El Portal, FL 33150
Totally updated 2/2 with 1 car garage with access from the rear alley located in up and coming El Portal Village. Walking distance to The Citadel. Some of the updates include new roof with R-19 insulation, 24 X 24 porcelain tile in the foyer, kitchen and dining room, refinished oak wood floors in the living room and bedrooms, new impact windows and doors (no outside noise). Other updates include new kitchen with solid wood cabinets & quartz counters, Samsung stainless appliances, updated baths and LED lighting. The exterior has textured stucco, new driveway and a large fenced back yard for entertaining. This is a must see and very easy to...
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8911 N Miami Ave, El Portal, FL 33150 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/14/2020
8911 N Miami Ave, El Portal, FL 33150 is now new to the market!
Totally updated 2/2 with 1 car garage with access from the rear alley located in up and coming El Portal Village. Walking distance to The Citadel. Some of the updates include new roof with R-19 insulation, 24 X 24 porcelain tile in the foyer, kitchen and dining room, refinished oak wood floors in the living room and bedrooms, new impact windows and doors (no outside noise). Other updates include new kitchen with solid wood cabinets & quartz counters, Samsung stainless appliances, updated baths and LED lighting. The exterior has textured stucco, new driveway and a large fenced back yard for entertaining. This is a must see and very easy to...
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First-Time Homebuyers: Common Mistakes
Posted on 02/09/2020
First-Time Homebuyers: Common Mistakes
Photo by Avi Waxman on Unsplash Many people view purchasing property as a long-term goal, some see it as a rite of passage. Either way, buying a home for the first time can be an incredibly stressful experience. Those who are going through this process for the first time might be worried about making mistakes that may leave...
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Pros & Cons of HOA Communities
Posted on 02/02/2020
Pros & Cons of HOA Communities
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay When you’re looking into buying a new home, one of the decision you’ll need to make is if you want to live in an HOA community or not. Homeowners association (HOA) communities offer certain advantages and disadvantages compared to non-HOA communities. Knowing more about these pros and cons can help you make the...
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7350 SW 19th Ter, Miami, FL 33155 now has a new price of $413,900!
Posted on 01/29/2020
7350 SW 19th Ter, Miami, FL 33155 now has a new price of $413,900!
REDUCED! Seller says "Bring me an offer"! Totally updated 3 bedroom 1.5 bath home in super location. Some of the upgrades include new tile roof, two double sliding gates, new porcelain tile floors, knockdown finishes on wall & ceilings, new kitchen cabinets with quartz counters and Stainless appliances, new electrical and AC systems, updated baths, recessed LED lighting plus much more. Both side yards have slabs for the boat and RV. The back yard has fruit trees and an additional building for a workshop or whatever. (The Adjusted SF is incorrect, it should be 1255 not 287) EZ to...
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Is Now the Right Time to Host a Home Showing?
Posted on 01/26/2020
Is Now the Right Time to Host a Home Showing?
If you want to accomplish your desired results during the home selling journey, you should strive to host lots of showings. Fortunately, we're here to help you prepare for home showings and ensure you are ready to host showings at any time. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you prepare for a home showing. 1....
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DIY: Removing Old Carpet
Posted on 01/19/2020
DIY: Removing Old Carpet
Photo by Rodrigo Souza from Pexels Want to reveal that hardwood under your carpet? Or maybe you're ready to lay down new flooring? In either case, carpet removal by a professional adds significant cost to the project. Fortunately, removing carpet is something you can do yourself with minimal cost. It does require a little upper body strength and...
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Tips on Building the Perfect Sandbox
Posted on 01/12/2020
Tips on Building the Perfect Sandbox
Photo by congerdesign via Pixabay A sandbox might be the perfect building project for a beginner - -you just need to make an elevated, simple box and fill it with sand to delight the kids in the family. Incorporating other details can help you make a project that is uniquely yours. Sand is heavy, so take some time...
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When To Drop The Price Of Your Home
Posted on 01/05/2020
When To Drop The Price Of Your Home
If you’re selling a home and have hired a real estate agent, you may wonder why your agent is encouraging a price drop of the property. Your home is your prized possession, and you know how much it’s worth to you. Unfortunately, your assessment of your home isn’t always the way the market is going. Don’t believe that there’s...
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Does Your Home Have Unpermitted Additions?
Posted on 12/29/2019
Does Your Home Have Unpermitted Additions?
Image by Sue Smith from Shutterstock House owners frequently remodel, upgrade, or otherwise make changes in their homes for which they do not secure a permit. While some changes do not require permitting, others do. The challenge comes when you attempt to sell the home. You may run into a problem when a buyer makes an offer on...
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