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Another Property Sold - 67 Lake Linden Drive, Bluffton, SC 29910
Posted on 08/21/2019
Another Property Sold - 67 Lake Linden Drive, Bluffton, SC 29910
Long lake views and fountain can be seen from many rooms in this Port Royal model. Upon entering the home one sees the formal dining room which leads to the kitchen w/tile backsplash and tile flooring overlooking the screened porch. Nice sized living room w/plenty of windows has newly replaced carpeting and sliding door to the porch. The 1st floor master bdrm. has trey ceiling and new carpeting plus private bath w/two sinks. Half bath is in hallway to utility room w/washer and dryer. There are three bedrooms w/new carpeting and full bath w/new luxury vinyl flooring upstairs. 2 car garage. Community has pool, tennis court, boat...
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Getting a Water Fountain for Your Home
Posted on 08/18/2019
Getting a Water Fountain for Your Home
An outdoor water fountain is always a pleasant sight in every home, and they come in many different designs. A water fountain is a stunning, peaceful, and sophisticated asset that gives a home some class, whether in the lawn or close to the swimming pool. If you want to install a fountain in your home, here are some...
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What to Consider When Choosing an Area Rug
Posted on 08/11/2019
What to Consider When Choosing an Area Rug
When selecting an area rug, several factors will go into determining the size, shape, material, and even the thickness you want. Just like buying a home, it is all about location, location, location. Ask yourself these questions: - Where will you use the rug? - How much traffic does that room get? - Must it hold up to...
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Another Property Sold - 295 Battle Harbor Lane, Ridgeland, SC 29936
Posted on 08/06/2019
Another Property Sold - 295 Battle Harbor Lane, Ridgeland, SC 29936
HEARTHSTONE LAKES: Why wait to build? Breathtaking 1-yr old 3Bed/2Bath MAY model w/lagoon to wood view. Boasting 10' ceilings, lg foyer w/wainscoting, wood-grain ceramic tile in main living area, transom windows & wood-trimmed doors. Chef's Kitchen will leave you awestruck! Black S/S appl's, Level II granite, 42" cabinets w/pull-outs, 5-burner gas cooktop, custom pendant lighting & island/breakfast bar all opening to the sun-filled Great Room perfect for entertaining. Owner Ste w/customized spa-like bath w/double sinks, granite, W/I closet w/pocket door & oversized shower. Lg covered porch w/gas-stubbed BBQ area. Lots of storage! Propane...
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Home Features Every Buyer Looks Out For
Posted on 08/04/2019
Home Features Every Buyer Looks Out For
With lots of homes out there and more foreclosed homes coming to the market, home sellers are always looking out for ways to expedite the home selling process. Statistics show that most homebuyers make their decisions in the first few minutes they get to a home. Consequently, experts advise home sellers to invest cash in remodeling their homes...
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239 Beach City Road #3107, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926 is now new to the market!
Posted on 08/02/2019
239 Beach City Road #3107, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926 is now new to the market!
Steps to the Port Royal Sound and beach, this 1st floor 2 bdrm, 2 bath has upgraded kitchen w/white appliances that are not a year old, newer quality wood cabinets and granite counter tops and door to covered porch. Not the usual floor plan one enters a hallway with guest bdrm, guest bath and utility area. There are hardwood floors throughout. The master bdrm and bath are in the rear of the villa and overlook lush landscaping and tennis courts. There are 2 outdoor pools and an indoor pool that can be used year round. You will also find an exercise facility, pier to enjoy fishing, cookout areas and benches along the path to the...
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Another Property Sold - 40 Folly Field Road #C312, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Posted on 08/02/2019
Another Property Sold - 40 Folly Field Road #C312, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Awesome opportunity. Great price on this top floor Ocean villa with peek of the ocean and view of lagoon and marsh. Move in condition. Kitchen has white cabinets and granite countertops. Large island with 4 bar stools. Great storage. Tile floor throughout hall and living area for easy clean up. Bedroom has laminate wood floor. New Ikea sleeper sofa in living room. Great attention to detail throughout this lovely unit. This resort has the largest ocean side pool on the island, tiki bar. 24 hrs manned security, tennis courts, playground, sports bar and much much more. Wonderful unit as a second home or rental...
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5 Points to Ponder Before You Sell Your House
Posted on 07/28/2019
5 Points to Ponder Before You Sell Your House
Why are you selling? It is your investment, and you can do whatever you want with your house, but it’s helpful to scrutinize your reasons for wanting to sell. You might feel that your new station in life warrants a bigger home in a Beverly Hills-type neighborhood. However, will you be able to keep up with the mortgage...
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Quick Curb Appeal Tips
Posted on 07/21/2019
Quick Curb Appeal Tips
Yes, prepping your home for sale seems like a lot of work, but its definitely worth it! Selling your home "as-is" can increase the time on the market and decrease the sale price. Depending on how much you can to invest, its possible to go all-out with the exterior design process but you can make great strides with...
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ROI on Home Improvements
Posted on 07/14/2019
ROI on Home Improvements
Each year, Remodeling Magazine gathers data from nearly 150 markets on the average cost for 21 of the most popular home improvement or remodeling projects. Along with the expenses, they tally the resale amounts of those home in 100 markets in the United States to compare the cost versus the resale value of those improvements. Each year, as...
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What Can a Homebuyer Learn from a Showing?
Posted on 07/07/2019
What Can a Homebuyer Learn from a Showing?
A showing enables a buyer to walk through a residence and envision what life may be like if he or she purchases it. And if a buyer crafts a home showing strategy, he or she can make the most of this opportunity. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan ahead for a house showing....
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67 Lake Linden Drive, Bluffton, SC 29910 now has a new price of $269,900!
Posted on 07/04/2019
67 Lake Linden Drive, Bluffton, SC 29910 now has a new price of $269,900!
Long lake views and fountain can be seen from many rooms in this Port Royal model. Upon entering the home one sees the formal dining room which leads to the kitchen w/tile backsplash and tile flooring overlooking the screened porch. Nice sized living room w/plenty of windows has newly replaced carpeting and sliding door to the porch. The 1st floor master bdrm. has trey ceiling and new carpeting plus private bath w/two sinks. Half bath is in hallway to utility room w/washer and dryer. There are three bedrooms w/new carpeting and full bath w/new luxury vinyl flooring upstairs. 2 car garage. Community has pool, tennis court, boat...
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