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3 Home Projects You Should Never DIY
Posted on 02/25/2020
3 Home Projects You Should Never DIY
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Tackling projects around the house allows you to boost your skills, saves you money and ensures your home stays in peak condition -- usually. While DIY projects can be safe, successful and rewarding, there are some instances where you're better off leaving the work to a pro. From jobs that are dangerous...
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Video Tour  - 12762 Ellis Island Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32224
Posted on 02/21/2020
Video Tour - 12762 Ellis Island Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32224
This beautiful home is very open and bright and a breath of fresh air. Tile throughout main living areas. Kitchen upgraded with granite counters, 42'' cabinets with glass insert and accent lighting, back splash and SS appliances. Master is spacious with upgraded master bath and large walk in closet. Home has plantation shutters throughout. You will enjoy the screened tiled patio overlooking the spacious backyard that is fully fenced. Nest Thermostat, newer water heater, newer dishwasher, HVAC replaced in 2017. Home also has a water softener. This home is a must see and won't last long. Home is very loved and cared...
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12762 Ellis Island Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32224 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/21/2020
12762 Ellis Island Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32224 is now new to the market!
This beautiful home is very open and bright and a breath of fresh air. Tile throughout main living areas. Kitchen upgraded with granite counters, 42'' cabinets with glass insert and accent lighting, back splash and SS appliances. Master is spacious with upgraded master bath and large walk in closet. Home has plantation shutters throughout. You will enjoy the screened tiled patio overlooking the spacious backyard that is fully fenced. Nest Thermostat, newer water heater, newer dishwasher, HVAC replaced in 2017. Home also has a water softener. This home is a must see and won't last long. Home is very loved and cared...
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Another Property Sold - 11707 Loretto Woods CT, Jacksonville, FL 32223
Posted on 02/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 11707 Loretto Woods CT, Jacksonville, FL 32223
Beautiful home located on 1/3 acre in the heart of Mandarin. This almost full brick home offers 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Beautiful wood floors in the formal living rm, dining rm, family rm and master bedrm. Large master suite offers French Doors leading to paver patio, along with master bath that has two walk in closets, separate vanities, separate shower and soaking tub. Inviting family room has vaulted ceiling, wood burning fireplace and French Doors leading to paver patio. Kitchen has eat in area with a window seat and food prep island. All appliances stay including washer and dryer. Large fenced backyard with double gates which...
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Another Property Sold - 1829 Lochamy Ln, St Johns, FL 32259
Posted on 02/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 1829 Lochamy Ln, St Johns, FL 32259
Spacious David Weekly quality-built pool home with a BRAND NEW ROOF in JCP-Whispering Pines neighborhood. Desirable cul-de-sac lot borders preserve woods in back, so nature lovers will love this home! Floor plan features a Dining Rm, Home Office, Great Rm with a fireplace and built-in bookshelves, 4 bdrms & 3 baths, all on the 1st floor. Huge Bonus Rm upstairs, or could be 5th bedroom, has full bath #4 & NEW A/C! Big open Kitchen w/42'' cabinets. Large screen pool w/built-in spa promises years of fun in the sun in the privacy of your own backyard. New hot water heater & fresh new interior paint add to the value of this awesome home! 2...
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4 Easy DIY Ways to Update Your Bathroom
Posted on 02/18/2020
4 Easy DIY Ways to Update Your Bathroom
Photo by Bonnie Kittle on Unsplash Tired of looking at a dated bathroom day after day but dread updating it knowing the average remodeled bathroom will set you back thousands of dollars? Even if you don’t have the budget for a complete makeover, there are several DIY ways you can update your bathroom. 1. Paint Tub & Tile...
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Buying Remotely: From Commute Time to Neighborhood Crime
Posted on 02/11/2020
Buying Remotely: From Commute Time to Neighborhood Crime
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay It may be tempting, when buying a home remotely, to jump at the first great deal that fits your checklist. But, number of beds and baths aren't everything. Location matters, too. So does the school district if you have school-age children. Don't be afraid to delve deeply into a property that you're thinking...
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What Is the Cost of Buying a Home?
Posted on 02/04/2020
What Is the Cost of Buying a Home?
Before you embark on a search for your dream house, it helps to know what to expect during the homebuying journey. If you understand the true cost of purchasing a home, you can map out your property buying strategy accordingly. Now, let's take a look at three factors that may impact how much you spend to acquire your ideal...
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What You’ll Wish You Knew
Posted on 01/28/2020
What You’ll Wish You Knew
Photo by GaudiLab via Shutterstock In the rush and excitement to find the perfect home and make it yours, there are some things best learned beforehand rather than through hindsight. Here are some suggestions from first-time homebuyers that would have made the entire process less challenging. Know where you stand. If you plan to buy a home, even...
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Indoor Pools Provide Fun Throughout the Year
Posted on 01/21/2020
Indoor Pools Provide Fun Throughout the Year
Photo by Michelle Maria via Pixabay Having an indoor pool provides a convenient place to unwind and have fun throughout the year. Depending on the layout of your home and other factors, you can design a visually striking indoor pool that offers plenty of space for swimming. Consider the following design ideas for your luxurious indoor pool. Outdoor...
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Video Tour  - 11707 Loretto Woods CT, Jacksonville, FL 32223
Posted on 01/18/2020
Video Tour - 11707 Loretto Woods CT, Jacksonville, FL 32223
Beautiful home located on 1/3 acre in the heart of Mandarin. This almost full brick home offers 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Beautiful wood floors in the formal living rm, dining rm, family rm and master bedrm. Large master suite offers French Doors leading to paver patio, along with master bath that has two walk in closets, separate vanities, separate shower and soaking tub. Inviting family room has vaulted ceiling, wood burning fireplace and French Doors leading to paver patio. Kitchen has eat in area with a window seat and food prep island. All appliances stay including washer and dryer. Large fenced backyard with double gates which...
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11707 Loretto Woods CT, Jacksonville, FL 32223 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/18/2020
11707 Loretto Woods CT, Jacksonville, FL 32223 is now new to the market!
Beautiful home located on 1/3 acre in the heart of Mandarin. This almost full brick home offers 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Beautiful wood floors in the formal living rm, dining rm, family rm and master bedrm. Large master suite offers French Doors leading to paver patio, along with master bath that has two walk in closets, separate vanities, separate shower and soaking tub. Inviting family room has vaulted ceiling, wood burning fireplace and French Doors leading to paver patio. Kitchen has eat in area with a window seat and food prep island. All appliances stay including washer and dryer. Large fenced backyard with double gates which...
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