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Posted on 06/16/2021
Tips for Adding Insulation to Your Home
Image by Lutz Peter from Pixabay Insulation keeps you warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer by reducing either heat coming in or escaping from your home. You might think that adequately insulating a home would be part of the home-building process. But since many new homebuyers don't consider insulation when buying, many home builders only...
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Posted on 06/09/2021
Adding Efficiency to an Older Home
Photo by Vivint Solar from Pexels When your pocketbook determines you can’t afford a new, energy-efficient home, you can still satisfy your preferences by upgrading an older house. Try these options for improving energy efficiency in your home. Apply for the FHA’s Energy-Efficient Mortgage program. With an EEM, you can finance an already energy-efficient home or use funds...
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Posted on 06/04/2021
Clearwater, FL Real Estate Market Update 6/4/2021
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Posted on 06/02/2021
Another Property Rented - 1235 S Highland Avenue #1-308, Clearwater, FL 33756
Welcome to the 55+ community offering a pool, club house, shuffle board, walking trails in a park like setting inviting people for strolls among the mature landscaping and wonderful mature trees for residents to stroll through at their own leisure enjoying the park like setting of this community. The unit located on the 3rd floor can be access by elevator or walking up the stair case. Unit is offering a 2 large bedrooms with cedar closets, large windows, a full bath with bath tub and shower, upgraded kitchen counter tops. Fridge, stove, range, microwave appliances for your convenience. Large comfortable living room with large storm proof...
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Posted on 06/02/2021
Sprinkler System Options
Image by AxxLC from Pixabay After you invest your time and your creative design skills in setting up a lush garden to surround and complement your home, it may only take a few missed watering sessions for crackly brown edges to appear on once healthy flowers and bushes. Life gets busy, but your haven can still stay nourished...
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Posted on 05/26/2021
Houseplants: Fragrant Greenery for the Novice Planter
House plants have a plethora of uses. From decorating our homes with their effervescent aesthetic to functional air purifiers. If you’re in the market for a fragrant houseplant, keep an eye out for these easy-to-grow varieties. Scented Geraniums Geraniums have long been a staple houseplant. They’re easy to grow, and they offer pretty blooms to passersby. But if...
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Posted on 05/19/2021
Clearwater Beach, FL Real Estate Market Update 5/19/2021
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Posted on 05/19/2021
Benefits of a Basement in New Construction
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels When you start designing a new home, you need to decide which type of foundation you want: crawlspace, basement or a slab foundation. All three have pros and cons that you need to consider. Basements in particular have many advantages, but some important disadvantages to consider. Here we will go over both...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Another Property Rented - 227 Somerset Circle N, Dunedin, FL 34698
Welcome to this lovely villa type property offering two bedrooms and 2 full bath, tile floor throughout the unit, living and dining area combo newer kitchen appliances. Washer & Dryer hookups located in the Florida room area. BBQ space in the back of unit. Community offers a pool and tennis court for your leisure times. Unit is ready for its new tenant on a long term...
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Posted on 05/12/2021
3 Easy Home Improvement Ideas
Image by ZandersDirect from Pixabay Home improvement is something we all strive for, but many of us never really follow through with completing that goal. With the hectic lives that we live, it’s hard to find time to make those important upgrades to your home. However, home improvement doesn’t always have to be hard and time-consuming. Add Some...
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Posted on 05/05/2021
Vintage Features for the Modern Home
Photo by Alex Qian from Pexels Whether you’re remodeling your home or building one from scratch there are a few vintage features you may want to incorporate. No matter the style of your home—modern, traditional, country chic—these additions can fit seamlessly in your house. Work with your architect to see how you can add these details to your...
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Posted on 05/04/2021
Clearwater, FL Real Estate Market Update 5/4/2021
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