Doris Arnold's Blog

Posted on 06/30/2020
Do I Need Title Insurance?
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay When you buy a house, you are making a huge investment – one of the biggest, other than buying a business, that you will make in your life. In the second quarter of 2019, the median listing price of homes in Florida was $265,000, an increase of 3.3 percent from the second quarter...
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Posted on 06/24/2020
Another Property Sold - 550 Glorieta Dr, St Augustine, FL 32095
Ready NOW!! Lennar Medallion plan: 4 beds, 3 baths and 3 car garage. Everything's Included(r) features: dramatic glass front door, 8' interior doors, Quartz kitchen counter tops, 42'' cabinets, Professional Series Frigidaire(r) stainless steel appliances (drop-in gas range, double ovens, dishwasher, microwave, and refrigerator), wood ceramic tile in wet areas and ext. into family/dining/halls, tankless water heater, pre-wired security system, Wifi Certified Home Automation, 5 1/4 baseboards throughout, pavered & screened lanai, window blinds throughout, sprinkler system, and pavered driveway & patio. 1 year builder warranty,...
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Posted on 06/23/2020
Refresh Your Wooden Floors
Image by Twin Design from Shutterstock Starting an extensive renovation or replacement of hardwood flooring can be costly. Thankfully, there are other ways to bring your floors back to life if they are not deeply damaged. If you want to give your floors a facelift, try out these tips. Give It A Good Clean Sometimes, all a dull...
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Posted on 06/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 2704 Caldar CT, St Johns, FL 32259
BEST PRICE IN JCP FOR A HOME THIS SIZE!! $5000.00 TOWARDS UPGRADES OR CC. Perfect floorplan for any size family. Home offers a formal DR and LR that is being used as an office. Open kitchen has a center island, 42'' cabinets & tile backsplash w/ eat in space overlooking backyard. Large family rm w/ vaulted ceiling & corner wood burning fireplace. Master w/ glamour bath on 1st floor w/ 2 walk in closets, separate vanities, walk in shower and corner soaking tub. Master also has French door leading to backyard. Another 2 bedrooms & bath on the 1st floor. Upstairs is a large loft overlooking the family room &...
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Posted on 06/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 1213 Paradise Pond Rd, St Augustine, FL 32092
Tucked away in World Golf Village neighborhood of Turnberry, this gorgeous and immaculate brick home offers an incredible backyard view. Architectural details include 18'' tile on diagonal, crown molding throughout main rooms, and French Doors leading to screened-in Lanai. Remodeled Kitchen and Master Bath are simply exquisite. Open, spacious Living Room features beautiful built-in cabinets, fireplace, and serene view of backyard. Formal Dining Room, Office with French Door and separate Laundry Room complete the package in this well maintained home. Roof replaced 2018, A/C replaced in 2016. Walk to the community pool or enjoy the...
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Posted on 06/16/2020
5 Kitchen Tools to Simplify Meal Prep
Photo by Creatv Eight on Unsplash Time spent in the kitchen is almost always well worth the results at mealtime. But why spend more time in the apron than necessary when you could be spending time with the family or just relaxing. These five culinary accessories are designed to streamline the chef’s experience and help minimize food preparation...
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Posted on 06/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 1349 Hideaway Dr S, St Johns, FL 32259
NO CDD FEES. This home offers everything you could want in a home. It has 5 bedrooms w/ 4 on the 1st floor and 1 full bedroom/bath/bonus room on the 2nd floor. Located on 3/4 of an acre this home has a screened in, heated pool and large backyard on a pond. Beautifully upgraded kitchen w/ SS appliances, custom backsplash, cooking island that overlooks large family rm with fireplace. Master suite is huge with outstanding view of backyard and master bath w/ walk in closet, large double vanity, soaking tub & walk in shower. 4 full baths located throughout home. Pool is screened in with a covered area great for relaxing or dining. ...
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Posted on 06/09/2020
Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a House
Buying your dream home may prove to be a long, arduous process. Thankfully, those who prepare for the homebuying journey can limit the risk of encountering hurdles along the way. And as a result, these homebuyers may be better equipped than others to enjoy a fast, seamless property buying experience. Now, let's take a look at three things you...
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Posted on 06/02/2020
Selling: How to Boost Your Curb Appeal
Photo by Javani LLC via Shutterstock Before you ever place your home on the market, start working on curb appeal. What’s curb appeal? It’s the first thing that makes people want to take a second look when they drive by. If they’re house shopping or just dreaming for the future, a home with curb appeal will bring them...
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Posted on 05/26/2020
Tips for Home Painting
Image by kitzcorner from Shutterstock Don’t underestimate the importance of a fresh coat of paint when it comes to preparing to sell your home. Apart from changing the look of your space, it also adds to the value of your house. Painting can make your home feel brand new and attract the attention of serious buyers. While painting...
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Posted on 05/19/2020
Simplifying the Home Buying Process
Image by Karolina Grabowska from Pixabay Buying a home is a huge investment and the buying process can be very confusing—especially if you’re buying your first home. However, buying a home doesn't have to be challenging. By understanding a few key tips, the whole home buying process can run smoothly and efficiently. Understand Your Needs Even before you...
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Posted on 05/19/2020
Another Property Sold - 48 Kingstown CT, St Augustine, FL 32092
Water front gem for family and friends! Enjoy this open concept kitchen with upgraded appliances (dishwasher is BRAND NEW and never used). This 3 bdrm, 3 bath offers a 3 gar garage and a screened in lanai (with a flat screen tv) to enjoy water front views. All closets have California closet features with lots of space. Plenty of space in back for pool installation with a fully fenced in...
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