petra norris: Lakefront Home for Sale in Winter Haven FL | 610 Hart Lake Dr - 11/24/15 03:36 AM
3 Bedroom Hart Lake Hills Lakefront Home for Sale in Winter Haven FL | 610 Hart Lake Dr     Create wonderful memories in this stunning Hart Lake Hills home for sale in Winter Haven FL which features gorgeous lake views, a heated swimming pool, large outdoor lanai, and 3 spacious bedrooms.
Built in 2005, this home for sale has recently undergone upgrades such as crown molding, tray ceiling, central vacuum, tankless water heater, tile flooring, and spacious inside laundry room accessible via the kitchen area. Conveniently located in Hart Lake Hills, this home is walking distance from the elementary school, … (2 comments)

petra norris: Top 3 iOS Applications for Buying and Selling Properties - 11/24/15 02:08 AM
Top 3 iOS Applications for Buying and Selling Properties
 
Who would have thought that hunting for your next home around Lakeland 55+ communities real estate could be easily done without even moving from where you’re seated right now? Leading company Apple Inc. has made it possible for real estate companies to develop applications that will help them connect with buyers and sellers easier. Here are some applications you might want to download too once you’re ready to buy your dream home.
Homesnap Real Estate and MLS Homes for Sale
This application is really helpful not only for buyers and sellers but for Realtors too. … (3 comments)

petra norris: Top 6 Tips for First Time Buyers of Grasslands Lakeland FL Real Estate - 11/23/15 05:24 AM
Top 6 Tips for First Time Buyers of Grasslands Lakeland FL Real Estate
 
Buying a home in Grasslands Lakeland FL for the first time can seem so daunting. As a buyer, you might be tempted to just either purchase the first property that fits into your price range or continue to rent. To clarify the process, you need to know what to expect. Read on for some tips that will help make the home buying experience easier for you.
1. Save enough cash for down payment
Buying a property in Grasslands Golf & Country Club will be smoother if you have saved for the … (1 comments)

petra norris: 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)

petra norris: Winter Haven FL Lakefront Home for Sale | 610 Hart Lake Dr - 11/22/15 10:56 PM
Winter Haven FL Lakefront Home for Sale with a Pool in Hart Lake Hills | 610 Hart Lake Dr
 
Imagine your dream home - 3 bedrooms, family room with fireplace, large walk-in closet, heated swimming pool, outdoor kitchen, and gorgeous views of the lake? If this sounds like your perfect home, then check out this Hart Lake Hills home for sale in Winter Haven FL.
Built in 2005, this picturesque home features 3 spacious bedrooms, a luxurious master bathroom, an upgraded kitchen, a formal dining room, a living room, a family room with fireplace, a 2 car garage, a wide covered lanai, a … (1 comments)

petra norris: 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)

petra norris: Buckeye Pointe Home for Sale in Winter Haven FL | 3311 Verbena Ave - 11/16/15 11:03 PM
Buckeye Pointe Home for Sale in Winter Haven FL | 3311 Verbena Ave
 
 
Picture your dream home. Does it include spacious bedrooms, open floor plan, volume ceilings, and arched doorways? Is it conveniently located on a beautiful subdivision? Does it have 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, an open eat-in kitchen, a laundry room, a family room, a wide backyard, and a 2 car garage? If it does, then this Buckeye Pointe home for sale in Winter Haven FL might just be what you’re looking for.

 
Step inside the spacious foyer and instantly fall in love with the light … (2 comments)

petra norris: 5 Tips to Deal with Stress When Buying Homes in Grassland Lakeland FL - 11/16/15 01:09 AM
5 Tips to Deal with Stress When Buying Homes in Grassland Lakeland FL
 
If you are in the market for homes for sale in Grasslands Lakeland Florida, you better prepare yourself. Many experts would tell you that purchasing a home is just plain stressful. No matter how hard you try, there are just some aspects of the home buying process that are out of your control. So how do you deal with these bumps in the road? Here are some tips to help you manage stress when buying a home. 
1. Determine what you really want
Even if your real estate agent has an … (1 comments)

petra norris: 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)

petra norris: Buckeye Pointe 4 Bedroom Home for Sale in Winter Haven FL - 11/12/15 08:44 PM
Buckeye Pointe 4 Bedroom Home for Sale in Winter Haven FL | 3311 Verbena Ave

Get ready to fall in love with this stunning Buckeye Pointe home for sale in Winter Haven FL which features an open floor plan, arched doorways, volume ceilings, and newly updated interior paint and kitchen appliances, it might just be the perfect home for you and your family.
 
 
Built in 2004, this charming abode was recently updated with new interior paint, newly-installed floors, and modern kitchen appliances. The appeal of the home comes from its architectural structure, featuring a very desirable floor plan paired with volume ceilings, arched … (1 comments)

petra norris: 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)

petra norris: 4 Signs That You Are Ready to Sell Your Home in Grasslands Lakeland FL - 11/09/15 01:57 AM
Top 4 Signs That You Are Ready to Sell Your Home in Grasslands Lakeland FL
 
Deciding to sell your home in Grasslands Lakeland Florida is a major decision. Without the right reason or motivation, you may feel apprehensive to put your property on the market. Read on for some signs that will help you determine if you are ready to part with your current home. 
1. You are ready for your next plan
One sure sign that you are ready to list your home in Grasslands communities in Lakeland FL is that you have a clear and definite idea of where your next home … (0 comments)

petra norris: 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)

petra norris: 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)

petra norris: Top 5 Things to Remember When Moving to Grasslands Lakeland FL Home - 11/02/15 02:23 AM
Top 5 Things to Remember When Moving to Grasslands Lakeland FL Home
 
Moving to your new home in Grasslands Lakeland Florida can be a stressful and trying time. With a lot of stuff that needs to be done, it is easy to lose your cool. However, there are several things that you can do to help you cope with the moving process. Here are five basic things that you need to remember and take care of as you move into your new home. 
1. Get your address changes
One of the most important things you have to keep in mind when moving to your … (1 comments)

petra norris: 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)

petra norris: 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)

petra norris: How to Improve Credit Score When Buying Grasslands Lakeland FL Homes - 10/28/15 02:56 AM
How to Improve Credit Score When Buying Grasslands Lakeland FL Homes
 
Buying a home in Grasslands Lakeland Florida is a major investment so careful financial preparation is required. 
If you are planning to obtain a home loan to buy your dream home, you will need a good credit score. A credit score is a three digit number calculated from your data-rich credit report and is one factor used by lenders to determine your whether you are qualified for a mortgage or loan. Here are some tips to increase your credit score.
 
1. Regularly use your credit card
Using your credit card can help boost … (2 comments)

petra norris: Tips for Carillon Lakes Community Homes for Sale First-Time Sellers - 10/27/15 12:49 AM
Tips for Carillon Lakes Community Homes for Sale First-Time Sellers
 
There has been a shift in the real estate market. However, whether it’s good or bad for buyers or sellers can only be determined by a comprehensive analysis of your local market. As a first-time seller of Carillon Lakes community homes for sale, how would you know what to do first? Get a report, clean the house, or just share photos of the home online? Here are some tips to help you out:
 
 
Hire a home inspector. These professionals can help you determine any problems that your current home might have such as … (2 comments)

petra norris: 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)

 
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