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Posted on 10/01/2022
Another Property Sold - 102 Pinecrest Circle #C, Jupiter, FL 33458
Rarely available second floor, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with cathedral ceilings. Enjoy your morning coffee on your screened in balcony with golf course views! Community pool, clubhouse, tennis and pickleball steps away. Close to shopping and restaurants and only 4 miles to the beach! One 40lp pet...
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Posted on 09/25/2022
Want to buy a house with bad credit? Here are some options to consider
Your credit score matters to mortgage lenders, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to buy a house with bad credit. In addition to other loan options, there are other strategies for buying a home if your credit report is less than ideal. Here are some of the ways you can work toward buying a house with bad credit:...
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Posted on 09/18/2022
Avoiding Epipremnum Aureum: Pet-Safe Trailing Plants for Your Houseplant Collection
For some pet owners, hanging plants in baskets is not always enough to keep animals safe from eating them. Trailing plants such as epipremnum aureum and philodendron are beautiful and easy to care for, but toxic to cats and dogs if their vines hang down to nibbling height. Luckily, there are options for non-toxic trailing plants you can...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
The Rise of Gardening: Should You Incorporate a Raised Brick Flower Garden in Your Landscape?
Although ground-level perennial flowers and native grasses enhance any landscape, hardscape elements make a significant difference. Raising gardens by employing brick, stone and other masonry products elevates a property’s aesthetic value and curbside appeal. But with wide-reaching landscape designs and assets available, property owners are sometimes tasked with difficult decisions. If you are considering raised brick flower gardens,...
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Posted on 09/04/2022
Can Building A Late-Summer Garden Keep Getting Fresh Veggies Coming?
There’s a common misconception that vegetable gardening follows a cycle of planting during spring and harvesting before autumn frosts descend. While a wide range of vegetables, herbs and other edibles require following this pattern, exceptions persist. It may come as something of a surprise, but late-summer and even early fall gardens can yield a harvest before winter arrives....
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Posted on 08/28/2022
Homeowners insurance: 4 ways for veterans to save
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers multiple financing options for veterans who want to buy a home. However, the VA does not offer homeowners insurance. During your home buying process, you'll also need to get homeowners insurance to protect your property. Here are some ways veterans can save on homeowners insurance: Shop around There are countless insurance...
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Posted on 08/21/2022
Want to Find the Best Rental Investment? Look for These 5 Things
Buying a rental property is an excellent way to invest in real estate. It can be very profitable as an individual or when working with a larger investment entity. However, some rental properties are definitely more profitable than others. If you're considering investing in a rental property, pay close attention to these key features: Neighborhood Profitable rentals are...
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Posted on 08/20/2022
6080 NW Regent Street, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34983 now has a new price of $479,000!
Lovely split floor plan 4 bedroom 2 bath Delray model on one of the largest lots in the neighborhood. Upgrades include luxury vinyl flooring in all four bedrooms, tile in the entry and living areas. The spacious great room offers a large kitchen with island seating plus room for a full size dining room table. The master has two walk in closets plus frameless glass shower doors and dual sinks. Enjoy tranquility on your southern facing, 23 foot covered lanai and complete privacy in your lushly landscaped, fully fenced yard with well water irrigation. The community clubhouse includes a fitness center, large pool and hot...
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Posted on 08/16/2022
Another Property Sold - 5138 Glenville Drive, Boynton Beach, FL 33437
PRISTINE GRANVILLE III MODEL - ONLY ONE AVILABLE !!! GORGEOUS LAKEVIEWS & PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPING!!! UPGRADES GALORE - KITCHEN FEATURES 42 ' MAPLEWOOD CABINETS , GRANITE COUNTER TOPS AND BACKSPLASH, NEWER APPLIANCES, WATER SOFTENING SYSEM AND REVERSE OSMOSIS, CROWN MOLDING, AND PLANTATION SHUTTERS,SPACIOUS MASTER BEDROOM WITH WALK IN CLOSETS , HIS & HERS SINKS , JACCCUZZI TUB AND SEPARATE SHOWER.EXTENDED LANAI WITH SPECIALL COATED FLOORING, AND REMOVEABLE SCREENS.!!! AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLED IN 2018 WITH UV GERMICIDAL IN AIR HANDLER, GROUNDED LIGHTNING RODS ON ROOF, WHOLE HOUSE SURGE PROTECTION SYSTEM, AND CENTRAL STATION...
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Posted on 08/14/2022
2 Major benefits of getting preapproved for a mortgage
Getting preapproved for a mortgage is an important part of the home buying process. While technically not required before you begin your home search, there are some key advantages to getting preapproval from a lender before you get too deep into the process. Here are some of the main reasons why to consider getting preapproved for a mortgage:...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
The 5 Secrets to Healthy Houseplants
Caring for houseplants involves more than watering them. Even the most “unkillable” plants will benefit from extra care and attention. If your plants are surviving but not thriving, here are some tips to take your plant care to the next level: Aerate the Soil Aerating the soil is a simple way to help your plants get more from...
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Posted on 08/02/2022
Video Tour - 6080 NW Regent Street, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34983
Lovely split floor plan 4 bedroom 2 bath Delray model on one of the largest lots in the neighborhood. Upgrades include luxury vinyl flooring in all four bedrooms, tile in the entry and living areas. The spacious great room offers a large kitchen with island seating plus room for a full size dining room table. The master has two walk in closets plus frameless glass shower doors and dual sinks. Enjoy tranquility on your southern facing, 23 foot covered lanai and complete privacy in your lushly landscaped, fully fenced yard with well water irrigation. The community clubhouse includes a fitness center, large pool and hot...
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