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Posted on 10/11/2021
Smart Irrigation: Keeping the Green in Your Lawn, Home and Wallet
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels If you like to keep your lawn green and healthy year-round, then an irrigation system is key. But you don’t want any old irrigation setup, you need a smart system to enjoy green grass without a huge investment. Thankfully, many new home builders are putting weather smart irrigation systems in before they...
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Posted on 10/04/2021
Don’t Skip the Home Inspection – Here’s Why
Life of Pix via Pexels If your lender does not demand it, skipping the home inspection might be fairly tempting as you move toward closing on the house of your dreams. Although moving full steam ahead might provide what you need in the moment, that decision could end up causing problems in the future. So, even though it...
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Posted on 10/01/2021
Marco Island, FL Real Estate Market Update 10/1/2021
Click here to view Marco Island, FL blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 09/30/2021
Another Property Sold - 820 Kendall Dr, Marco Island, FL 34145
LOCATION! Beautiful Marco Island. LOCATION! Near TigerTail Beach. LOCATION! Backs up to Hideaway Beach. This is a lovely JJ Baker built, West exposure home featuring high ceilings, an updated kitchen with pretty Quartz counters, and a split bedroom floor plan with great flow. The large covered lanai area is a great place to sit and enjoy the sparkling pool and of course, Marco's famous sunsets. Backing up to Hideaway Beach and only a few houses outside the gate, it is on the quiet end of the street and offers peaceful privacy out back. A combination of electric and manual hurricane shutters and a high 12ft elevation keep the home protected...
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Posted on 09/29/2021
Another Property Sold - 820 Kendall Drive, Marco Island, FL 34145
LOCATION! Beautiful Marco Island. LOCATION! Near TigerTail Beach. LOCATION! Backs up to Hideaway Beach. This is a lovely JJ Baker built, West exposure home featuring high ceilings, an updated kitchen with pretty Quartz counters, and a split bedroom floor plan with great flow. The large covered lanai area is a great place to sit and enjoy the sparkling pool and of course, Marco's famous sunsets. Backing up to Hideaway Beach and only a few houses outside the gate, it is on the quiet end of the street and offers peaceful privacy out back. A combination of electric and manual hurricane shutters and a high 12ft elevation keep the home protected...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
4 Staycation Ideas to Recharge & Refresh
Photo by RODNAE Productions from Pexels Even if you can’t travel far, it’s important to plan time to get away. Canceled plans don’t mean you can’t have any fun closer to home. Staycationing is the practice of enjoying vacation activities in your own town or nearby. It can be a simple, easily affordable and safe way to have...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Home Upgrades That Can Transform Your Property
Photo by Blue Bird from Pexels If you own a home, chances are you’ll make improvements at some point. Whether you’re looking to increase your property value or make your space better suited for your needs, there are many reasons you should follow through with these updates. However, knowing where to start can be challenging. What renovation has...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
4 Tips for Keeping an Old House Cool & Comfortable in Hot Weather
Vintage homes are full of charm and character. Unfortunately, if they haven’t had extensive updates, old houses might have poor insulation and other structural issues. While these things may not hinder your ability to live happily in an old house, they can lead to higher utility bills. If you live in an old house without air conditioning, hot...
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Posted on 09/09/2021
3 Reasons You Should Get Rid of Your Lawn
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Whether in the front yard or back, a healthy lawn is an ideal many homeowners struggle to maintain. A perfect lawn can be a point of pride, but also a source of frustration. With the increasing focus on environmental consciousness, many homeowners are replacing their lawns with sustainable alternatives. Many of these...
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