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Can You Find Your Dream Residence in a Single Day?
Posted on 12/15/2019
Can You Find Your Dream Residence in a Single Day?
The amount of time it takes to find the perfect residence varies from buyer to buyer. In some instances, a buyer may fall in love with the first residence that he or she views in person. Or, in other cases, a buyer may need to attend several home showings and open house events before he or she finds the...
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10375 Aurora Street, Myakka City, FL 34251 now has a new price of $50,000!
Posted on 12/14/2019
10375 Aurora Street, Myakka City, FL 34251 now has a new price of $50,000!
Rarely available 1.8+/- acres in the Village of Myakka City. Zoned Village, this property may offer a variety of uses including agricultural and multiple home-business opportunities with plenty of space for your animals, livestock and toys. This pristine parcel is beautifully wooded with pine trees, oak trees and native vegetation, ready for you to enjoy as it is or carve out a private space to build. Close proximity to local parks, Myakka Elementary School, local Medical, Churches, Post Office, convenience shopping and other amenities. Don't miss this...
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Video Tour  - 33950 State Road 70 E, Myakka City, FL 34251
Posted on 12/10/2019
Video Tour - 33950 State Road 70 E, Myakka City, FL 34251
Stunning 30+/- Acre estate. The private, paved driveway stretches over 1600 feet from the main road leading you back to the home and outbuilding situated on pristine Florida land. Enjoy fishing in the lake and sightings of deer and turkey. This spectacular pool home has an expansive two story screened porch, with additional outdoor entertaining area. The bonus room off the garage has an attached full bathroom and used as a guest suite, multi-generational suite or in-law suite as bedroom 6. Custom kitchen includes granite counter tops, bar seating, solid wood easy-close cabinets, stainless appliances and custom pantry under the stairwell....
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33950 State Road 70 E, Myakka City, FL 34251 is now new to the market!
Posted on 12/10/2019
33950 State Road 70 E, Myakka City, FL 34251 is now new to the market!
Stunning 30+/- Acre estate. The private, paved driveway stretches over 1600 feet from the main road leading you back to the home and outbuilding situated on pristine Florida land. Enjoy fishing in the lake and sightings of deer and turkey. This spectacular pool home has an expansive two story screened porch, with additional outdoor entertaining area. The bonus room off the garage has an attached full bathroom and used as a guest suite, multi-generational suite or in-law suite as bedroom 6. Custom kitchen includes granite counter tops, bar seating, solid wood easy-close cabinets, stainless appliances and custom pantry under the stairwell....
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Why Should You Shop Around for a Smart Home Device?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Why Should You Shop Around for a Smart Home Device?
There are many state-of-the-art smart home devices at your disposal. At the same time, there is no shortage of vendors that sell smart home devices in cities and towns nationwide. Ultimately, it is a good idea to shop around for a smart home device. If you evaluate a variety of smart home device vendors, you can boost the likelihood...
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The Differences Between a Condo and a Townhouse
Posted on 12/01/2019
The Differences Between a Condo and a Townhouse
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels When it comes to home ownership, you have many options beyond buying a single-family home. A condominium and a townhouse are two such options. Before you consider making one of these your permanent home, it's important to understand the differences between them. Condo Ownership When you purchase a condo, you own the entire...
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14155 MJ Road, Myakka City, FL 34251 is now new to the market!
Posted on 11/24/2019
14155 MJ Road, Myakka City, FL 34251 is now new to the market!
Build your dreams on this 5 Acre Pristine parcel. The work has already been done for you! Already cleared and covered with lush grass to graze your horses, existing 24 x 24 pole barn for your horses and/or equipment and completely fenced. This 5+ Acre Parcel Has So Much to Offer the Buyer Looking for Space & Tranquility and loads of parking - RV, toys, cars and more. Easy Commute to Sarasota, Bradenton, St. Pete and Tampa International airport, Lakewood Ranch, Siesta Key, Lido Beach, and Anna Maria Island. Close to Myakka State Park: Hiking and nature trails and Horseback riding trails. * Bring Your Horses *Adjoining 5 acres with home is...
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34305 142ND Avenue E, Myakka City, FL 34251 is now new to the market!
Posted on 11/24/2019
34305 142ND Avenue E, Myakka City, FL 34251 is now new to the market!
Room to roam! Welcome to this custom block home built by Fultz. This bright country home sitting on 5 pristine acres boasts a stocked pond, a 40x28 horse barn (has 3 stalls and feed/tack room with flexible plan to allow for reconfiguration and useable loft space) plus a 72x24 Pole Barn, fenced and cross-fenced, and plenty of space for equipment parking. Ready for your horses and livestock TODAY! This split floorplan home features 3 beds 2 baths, custom ceramic tile flooring throughout plus an attached oversized airconditioned 28x23 garage. Enjoy sunsets on the beautiful open front porch, and sunrises on the spacious screened back lanai...
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How To Choose The Right Location To Buy A Home
Posted on 11/24/2019
How To Choose The Right Location To Buy A Home
When it’s time to buy a new home, you’ll hear a lot about the importance of location. How can you choose a place? Whether you’re moving around the corner or across the country, there are a few essential things that you should know in order to select the best place for you to live. Read on for some questions...
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Another Property Sold - 3271 Ramblewood Place #25D2, Sarasota, FL 34237
Posted on 11/22/2019
Another Property Sold - 3271 Ramblewood Place #25D2, Sarasota, FL 34237
Price Improvement!! Nicely finished Townhome in Gated Community! Redone interior of this beautiful 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhome is move in ready! New A/C 2019. Community offers great lifestyle with affordable pricing! It is conveniently located in the heart of Sarasota and a short drive to down town Sarasota and I-75. The community features 3 pools, clubhouse, fitness center and tennis courts. This unit has wood laminate and tile flooring. Updated stone counters and wood kitchen cabinets. The minor trim updates really sets this unit apart. This is a great opportunity for affordable living in a gated community...all in the center of...
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Key Reasons to Reject an Offer to Purchase
Posted on 11/17/2019
Key Reasons to Reject an Offer to Purchase
Let's face it – reviewing an offer to purchase can be difficult. And if a home seller feels unsure about a homebuying proposal, this individual may want to consider rejecting the offer to purchase. Ultimately, there are many reasons why a home seller may decline an offer to purchase, and these include: 1. An offer to purchase fails to...
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Another Property Sold - 1950 NW Myrtle Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266
Posted on 11/16/2019
Another Property Sold - 1950 NW Myrtle Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266
***Motivated Seller***Surrounded by mature oak trees, this 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home offers you just what you are looking for and more! Nestled on almost 5 acres, your animals will have plenty of room to roam! This captivating home enjoys a split floor plan and provides you with plenty of entertaining space. The master suite affords you with a soaking tub and a walk-in closet! This impeccable abode will not disappoint! New floor covering recently installed. Call today to schedule your private...
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