lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: 5 Tips in Hosting a Carillon Lakes Community Home for Sale Open House - 11/22/15 11:30 PM
5 Tips in Hosting a Carillon Lakes Community Home for Sale Open House
 
No matter how good the real estate market is going, Carillon Lakes community homes for sale don’t exactly sell themselves. Sellers need to partner with a trusted Realtor® to help them market the home properly, work on the necessary paperwork, and find potential buyers willing to purchase the place. A crucial part of home selling is the open house.
 
 
An open house is an event wherein sellers literally “open” the place to the public for a number of hours on a specific day to let them check out the place. … (1 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Fresh and Exciting Real Estate News in Lakeland FL - 11/17/15 01:22 AM
Fresh and Exciting Real Estate News in Lakeland FL
 
There’s always something new and exciting happening in Lakeland 55+ communities real estate. Recently, the town has been gaining popularity for being one of the top places to live in and one of the most affordable places to buy a home. 
There are many resources to find out more information about the real estate market here and other current events that can really convince any potential buyer to buy a property here. Keep on reading for the latest updates around town and find reasons that make Lakeland an awesome place to live in.
 
The rise … (1 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: 5 Luxurious Must-Haves for Carillon Lakes Community Homes for Sale - 11/15/15 10:32 PM
5 Luxurious Must-Haves for Carillon Lakes Community Homes for Sale

After months on end pining over dreamy home design ideas over at Pinterest, it’s time to make those pins a reality by furnishing your new Carillon Lakes community home. While it can be pretty hard to decide where best to spend your luxury home decor budget, keep in mind that just because an item is pretty does not mean it’s worth your money. To make sure you’re not wasting your hard-earned money, here are top 5 luxurious items to invest in:
 
 
A large bed and premium quality mattress.
Nothing beats going home after a … (2 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Top 3 Energy-Saving Tips for Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate - 11/09/15 11:47 PM
Top 3 Energy-Saving Tips for Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate
 
Do more and enjoy more by saving energy in your Lakeland 55+ communities real estate. Lesser electricity consumption means lesser dollars for your monthly bill. You also do your share in conserving natural resources. Here’s a couple of things that you could try doing in order to become more responsible in your electric consumption. 
Cooling
Using the air-conditioning unit is inevitable during summer. Make sure there are no pockets in the walls, windows or doors when you turn the AC on to lessen energy consumption. In turning the AC on, do not drastically aim … (2 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: 5 Top Tips for Home Safety During the Thanksgiving Holiday - 11/09/15 12:27 AM
5 Top Tips for Home Safety During the Thanksgiving Holiday
 
It’s Thanksgiving and you’re cooking dinner at the kitchen of your Carillon Lakes community home when suddenly, fire breaks out on your stove and you panic, forgetting the fire extinguisher is right next to the oven. What do you do? If you have installed smoke alarms, then these can go off and alert other people in the house who can help. But what if you don’t? You can’t really let your whole house burn down just because of a little kitchen accident, can you?
 
 
 
According to the National Fire Protection Authority, Thanksgiving … (0 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Things to Do before Upgrading Your Home in Lakeland 55+ Communities - 11/02/15 11:54 PM
Best Things to Do before Upgrading Your Home in Lakeland 55+ Communities
 
Does your home in Lakeland 55+ communities real estate need an upgrade? Whether it’s as simple as replacing faucets or cabinets to major upgrades like updating your kitchen or landscaping, the thought of a home upgrade project can make homeowners, especially first-timers, feel overwhelmed.
If you are still unsure how and where to start with your home upgrades, here are a few things you could do to prepare before upgrading your home:
 
Identify the timeline
Just as you and your Lakeland 55+ communities real estate broker had a timeline for the home buying … (2 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: 5 Traits of Best Realtors® in Carillon Lakes Community Homes for Sale - 11/02/15 12:06 AM
Top 5 Traits of Best Realtors® in Carillon Lakes Community Homes for Sale
 
Some people will tell you that all Realtors® in Carillon Lakes community homes for sale are the same and it doesn’t matter who you get as an agent for buying or selling your home. If you believe that, then you will definitely find it difficult to get your house sold or find one to buy.
 
 
Just as there are different kinds of buyers, there are different kinds of Realtors®, with different personality types and communication styles. Much like chefs and cooks, good and bad real estate agents have almost the … (1 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: 2015 Halloween Events around Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate - 10/29/15 03:07 AM
2015 Halloween Events around Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate
 
If you live near or in Lakeland 55+ communities real estate and would love to experience something different for Halloween than the traditional trick or treat, Lakeland offers a number of other options that people of all ages can enjoy and participate in. 
Nature Tour
Circle B Bar Reserve is a treasured Environmental Area of Polk County in Lakeland. You can get access to this area through the Polk’s Nature Discovery Center. If you’re a nature lover, you will have an amazing time with the Polk’s Nature Discovery Center’s outdoor educational programs. This coming Halloween, … (2 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Amazing Architectural Styles of Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate - 10/21/15 12:44 AM
Amazing Architectural Styles of Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate
 
The sight architectural styles available around Lakeland 55+ communities real estate will never leave you unimpressed. You’ll find something you’ll love in every architectural style you’ll see. These styles also tell you a lot about the different influences and inspirations that these homes have incorporated. Lakeland is a wonderful place to be where you’ll definitely learn to appreciate these different architectural styles. Here are some of the amazing styles you’ll see around that just might inspire you to get one of your own.
Bungalow
People have a basic understanding of what a bungalow is. Aside … (3 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Training Opportunities near Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate - 10/14/15 01:28 AM
Skills Training Opportunities near Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate
 
Activities that you can enjoy around Lakeland 55+ communities real estate also include workshops and classes. This town offers enjoyable and insightful trainings on skills you’ve always wanted to learn or maybe a new skill you’ve never heard of before. Here are a few ideas on what you can learn and enjoy in town.
Small business ventures
Your Lakeland 55+ communities real estate broker will definitely agree that learning about small business is great to learn. Central Florida SCORE Roundtables & Workshops offers classes where you can learn about how to put up a small … (2 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Best Local Bookstores near Lakeland 55+ Real Estate - 10/08/15 02:31 AM
Best Local Bookstores near Lakeland 55+ Real Estate 
 
Lakeland is a town rich in resources especially when it comes to books. Whether you are bookworm or not, there is always a bookstore in Lakeland where you can find a good read. Keep on reading to discover awesome bookstores in town that are highly recommended by Lakeland 55+ real estate brokers:
Parker’s Books and Collectibles
Lakeland 55+ communities real estate is surrounded by a number of wonderful bookstores. One of the bookstores you don’t want to miss is the Parker’s Books and Collectibles. Though one of the youngest in the Lakeland bookstore scene, Parker’s always … (2 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Top Quick Getaways near Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate - 09/30/15 01:42 AM
Top Quick Getaways near Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate
 
The weekend’s just around the corner and you’re probably planning to go on a quick getaway near Lakeland 55+ communities real estate. Before your list gets too long with the tons of places you can visit, you might want to see this list first. Below are three of the top destinations around the area that are perfect for quick getaways. There’s always something for everybody in and near the city. Get started on your quick adventure by starting with this list.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Collection
Your Lakeland 55+ communities real estate broker would be … (4 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Happening Soon near Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate - 09/23/15 02:25 AM
Happening Soon near Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate
 
Life around Lakeland 55+ communities real estate is such a lovely experience. The weather is just right, the people are awesome, the surroundings are just wonderful and there’s always something going on that keeps the city full of life. See what the city has in store for you with all these events happening soon.
First Friday - Friday Night Live
Your Lakeland FL real estate broker can assure you that there’s always something exciting to do on first Fridays in Downtown Lakeland. This coming October 2, come celebrate a night all for the love of visual … (1 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: How to Know Which Carillon Lakes Community Home Size to Buy - 09/21/15 11:33 PM
How to Know Which Carillon Lakes Community Home Size to Buy
 
"Bigger is better" is an old saying when it comes to choosing what size of house you should buy. A lot of people still believes this mantra when in fact, there are many factors to consider first before deciding on the size of house they should purchase. It is also advisable to assess your current living situation first before looking at Carillon Lakes community homes for sale. Here are some tips to help you decide the size of your next house.
 
Figure out how much you are willing to spend on the … (2 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Best Fall Recipes Loved by Lakeland 55+Communities Real Estate Brokers - 09/16/15 02:28 AM
Best Fall Recipes Loved by Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate Brokers
 
Have you heard of any recommended places to get your fix of fall meals from your Lakeland 55+ communities real estate broker? There’s absolutely plenty of good places in town to discover but have you tried making your own? You just might find out how better your cooking is. Fall is the perfect season to work up the kitchen. Here are a few ideas to get you started with the season’s spirit. 
Cranberry Apple Stuffed Pork Loin
Who knew that cranberries, apples and pork loin would go well together? It may sound weird … (2 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Top Features Buyers of Carillon Lakes Community Homes for Sale Want - 09/15/15 12:25 AM
Top Features Buyers of Carillon Lakes Community Homes for Sale Want
Some homeowners find it hard to shell out extra cash for making upgrades to their Carillon Lakes community homes for sale. They tend to forget that while some upgrades are costly, some upgrades can actually help up the value of their home. When it comes to prioritizing your home upgrade budget, here are some top features you need to consider which home buyers are willing to pay extra for:
 
 
Added features to your kitchen.
The kitchen is the heart of any home. It’s an informal gathering space where people can hangout and talk … (2 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Events Happening Around Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate - 09/10/15 02:09 AM
Events Happening Around Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate
 
If you think the fun and excitement surrounding Lakeland 55+ communities real estate ended last summer, then you may want to reconsider. This lineup of amazing events happening this fall is bound to make your residency in this area all the more rewarding! 
Food Truck Rally
School is back. Start the school year right with the Food Truck Rally. On September 10, join different universities and colleges in welcoming the new school year. This event will be held at the Munn Park. What better way to get into that school spirit than awesome activities, great food, … (2 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Tips for Adding Fall Decor into Your Carillon Lakes Community Home - 09/09/15 12:36 AM
Tips for Adding Fall Decor into Your Carillon Lakes Community Home
 
Fall is almost here. Autumnal colors such as rich browns and oranges will soon be filling the streets and shop windows. Why not take the changing of the seasons as an opportunity to redecorate your Carillon Lakes community home?
 
 
Here some easy, budget-friendly tips:
 
Use small gourds and pumpkins. One of the cheapest and easiest way to decorate any part of your home is by placing these small gourds and pumpkin all over different parts of the house. You can use them as replacements for bookends. You can add them to decor already … (2 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Learning Opportunities Around Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate - 09/02/15 02:02 AM
Learning Opportunities Around Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate
 
There is no age restriction when it comes to going to school around Lakeland 55+ communities real estate. Education is both a right and a privilege that can be enjoyed in Lakeland with all the wonderful educational institutions that offer quality education. Adults aged 55 and above might feel limited with the activities they can do but if they would look around, there are a number of opportunities for them to learn, get involved and grow. We have gathered some of the recommended institutions where they can get continuing education in town.
East Area Adult … (1 comments)

lakeland fl sandpiper golf homes agent: Tips for First-Time Homebuyers of Carillon Lakes Community Homes - 09/01/15 12:11 AM
Tips for First-Time Homebuyers of Carillon Lakes Community Homes
 
Ready to purchase your new place? If you’ve been thinking about your dream home for a while now and you feel that you’re ready to dive into the whole home buying process, nothing should be able to stop you. However, purchasing a Carillon Lakes community home for sale for the first-time can be a nerve-racking task that you have to be mentally, emotionally, and financially prepared for.
 
 
Here are some helpful tips to help guide you in the home buying process:
 
Know how much home you can afford. From down payment to monthly mortgage … (2 comments)

 
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