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Posted on 06/09/2021
Adobe Building for a Modern Home
Image by Cassie Lozuk from Pixabay Adobe is one of the oldest building materials still currently in use. While it might seem like something you’ll only encounter in historical landmarks, adobe has come back into popularity for new construction, particularly in the American Southwest and other areas with similar climates. It’s also become popular with homeowners and builders...
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Posted on 06/08/2021
2055 Borealis Way, Weston, FL 33327 is now new to the market!
Beautiful 3 bed/2 bath villa with 2 car garage located in the small (only 144 units) gated community of The Hammocks At Savanna. This home features an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, inside laundry room, ceramic floors throughout social areas and lamineted wood floors in bedrooms, plantation shutters, window treatments with electric operating system, Hunter Douglas fans, accordion shutters, tiled screened patio, gutters and so much more. Maintenance includes exterior paint, roof pressure cleaning, lawn care and full access to Savanna Commons and all its amenities ( 3 pools, mini-golf, heated lap-pool, water slide, basketball, roller...
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Posted on 06/07/2021
Weston, FL Real Estate Market Update 6/7/2021
Click here to view Weston, FL blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 06/02/2021
Bi-Weekly Mortgage: Could It Help You?
Photo by Designer491 via Shutterstock The term “bi-weekly” means every other week. If you get paid bi-weekly, you usually get your check every other Friday. When it comes to a mortgage, typical amortization plans (payments of principal and interest) use a 30-year/360-month calculation. But many lenders offer a bi-weekly plan too. In this case, you would make 26...
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Posted on 05/26/2021
Are You Eligible for a Rural Loan?
Photo by Pete Linforth via Pixabay Vacant land is a hot commodity – especially for builders. If you’re searching for a home, you may find one in an area that’s growing in population but still offers great lots. Interestingly enough, these areas that look like thriving cities could be zoned in an area deemed “rural.” If so, you...
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Posted on 05/19/2021
The Closing Process - What to Expect
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay The last step of any home sale is the closing. This is the time when the buyer and seller sign all the documents surrounding the sale, including the documents for the buyer’s mortgage. This is when money changes hands and, in most cases, the buyer gets the keys to the home. If...
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Posted on 05/12/2021
Hurricane Damage Considerations for Condo Buyers
Image by Michelle Maria from Pixabay With about 8,500 miles of shoreline, Florida has the second-longest coastline of all the United States. This makes living on the coast an attractive option for home and condominium owners. Living on the coast can provide some amazing sunrises and sunsets, easy beach access, stunning views and refreshing ocean air. It also...
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Posted on 05/07/2021
Weston, FL Real Estate Market Update 5/7/2021
Click here to view Weston, FL blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 05/05/2021
How Should I Start Investing
Photo by 3D Animation Production Company via PixabayHave you received your 401K packet? It probably had some selections to make, such as a list of investment options to choose from. A small choice like this makes a big difference down the road. Whether you own a 401K, need to fund your own retirement, are putting a down payment...
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Posted on 04/28/2021
How to Decide between Carpeting, Hardwood or Tile?
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels The short answer to our question of the day is... We all know what we like when we see it. New flooring can greatly increase your home's beauty in the eye of the beholder, yet it's impossible to know what kind of flooring will attract your home's next buyer. That said, here are...
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Posted on 04/21/2021
Southern Home Shopping
Photo by Pattie Steib via Shutterstock All home buyers create a list of features they desire in a property and come armed with the list when their agent shows them a new listing. When you’re shopping for a home in the South, there are a few key features you should include on the list along with the whirlpool...
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Posted on 04/14/2021
Luxury Homes: Five Extreme Features
Photo by Tom Pottiger on Unsplash As home technology becomes more advanced and affordable, the extreme features of yesterday's luxury homes are becoming more and more standard. Here's an assembled a top-five features in today's luxury homes that will still take your breath away. Some are tech-based, others are designed more with ultimate homeowner comfort in mind. Regardless,...
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