Handy Man Special Awaits-13225 NE 41st Street, Silver Springs

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Here is a listing that may interest you! Handy Man Special Awaits for You! Bring your paintbrushes, tools and friends to fix it up!! This would make a great weekend getaway in the woods! Home needs work and major clean up. Includes 11×26 RV carport and additional 22×22′ carport. Note: Most of the value is in the 1.68 Acres with pond and island.

  • 1.68 Acres with Pond and Island 
  • Zoned R-4
  • Bring your Paintbrushes and Tools 
  • ***MOST OF THE PROPERTY VALUE IS IN THE LAND*** 
  • Asking Price $29,500

 

For More Info Please Call/Text (352) 577-9171 or Email Info@Search352Homes.com 

Homestead Exemption-Marion County

 

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I hope everyone is having a great week!! It’s such a busy time of year with holiday preparations, parties, shopping, and list goes on and on. If you purchased a home in 2018 and it’s your primary residence than this blog post is for you!! 

Please don’t forget to file for homestead exemption so you qualify for the tax break in 2019. Below is a link with instructions to apply online for homestead exemption for Marion County. 

http://bit.ly/HomesteadExemptionApplication

If you have any questions please contact me at (352) 577-9171 or Info@Search352Homes.com or Call Marion County Property Appraiser office at (352) 368-8300

0.35 Acre Lot For Sale in Kershores – $18,000

 

New Listing For Sale in Kershores in Salt Springs!! Lake access(Membership yearly fee required, has a club house and boat launch with access to Little Lake Kerr). Well, septic and power pole in place. Water test on file. Secluded location close to the Ocala National Forest! Great lot close to fishing, camping, hiking, atv trails and more!!

  • 0.35 Acre Lot 
  • Asking Price $18,000
  • Zoned R-4 Residential Mixed Used 
  • Close to Ocala National Forest, Water, ATV Trails, Etc. 
  • Existing Well and Septic 

For More Info Please Call/Text (352) 577-9171 or Email Info@Search352Homes.com

Do You Know Who You’re Hiring?

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I hope everyone is having a great week!! The weekend is almost here and I’m sure your weekend is jammed packed with preparations and holiday activities! Lately, I’ve seen so many homeowners listing their homes with Realtors based out of Jacksonville, Orlando and even some in South Florida. For the homeowners that are doing this, I have 2 questions for you.

Why? And Do You Know Who You’re Hiring? 

Below are just a few questions you should ask Realtors when you’re interviewing them to list your property. 

  1. Are You a Member of your Local MLS and Board of Realtors? 
  2. Do You Have a Marketing Plan to Get my Property SOLD? 
  3. What Are Ways That Will Make My Property Stand Out Against Others? 
  4. Ask Realtors for Their Recommendations?
  5. Do You Have a Follow Up System to Keep Me Informed?

Have you seen all of the marketing that is included when you list with Rountree Realty? Professional Photography, 3-D Tour, Floorplan of Home, Social Media Marketing Campaigns, Website Article and MORE!!  Below is an example showing just a few of these items. >>> 

http://bit.ly/HomewithHwy315Frontage

For More Info on How I Can Help You SELL Your Property and Provide the RESULTS You Deserve Please Contact Me! (352) 577-9171 or Email Info@Search352Homes.com 

$75,000 – Country Dirt Road Life

Florida Highlands – 10450 SW 153rd Lane, Dunnellon, FL 34432

Privacy awaits at this 2 bedroom split floor plan home. Each bedroom has it’s own bath with tile. Kitchen features white cabinets, tile floors and updated appliances and inside laundry room. Home features an entire home generator, updated HVAC and laminate flooring throughout the living areas and bedrooms. Private porch off the back with a view of your private yard and location. Close to Lowe’s, Walmart, Chili’s, and so many more shopping and eating establishments. Located 30 minutes from Crystal River and 15 minutes from I-75 and easy access to Orlando and Gainesville(University of Florida. 

  • Asking Price $75,000 
  • 1.25 Acre Lot 
  • Zoned A-1
  • 2 Bedrooms – 2 Bathroom
  • Private Location 

For More Info Please Call/Text (352) 577-9171 or Email Info@Search352Homes.com

Advantage to Listing Your Home After the New Year!

 

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I hope everyone is having a great week!! Can you believe that it is almost December 1st? The countdown to Christmas is here!! This may surprise you that a Realtor is telling you this, but now is NOT the time to list your home! I know it’s a shocker, but below are a few reasons why you want to wait and list your home for sale after the New Year. 

  • Holiday Décor – I know we all like to have our homes decorated for the holidays! Honestly though the last thing you want in your homes pictures and in your home while buyers are looking is Christmas tree’s, Santa Clause all over the place, the home plastered in green and red, etc. Wait until after Christmas, put the décor away, clean and be ready to impress buyers!! 
  • Timing – Most people list their home for sale in the Spring time. Listing your home right after the new year makes your home stand out and not get lost in the flood of homes listed in the spring. Plus, hopefully you will be under contract and moving in the spring instead of just getting the process started. 
  • Ring, Ring Ring – Realtor’s phones, emails and all forms of communication is typically very slow in December. Which means buyers are typically waiting until after the holidays to purchase a home. Listing in January means they will be waiting to see your home verses having it sit on the market in December with very to no activity. 
  • Tax Time – Often at the end of the year people start to look at their taxes, financial situation, etc. and plan for the next year! Having your home fresh on the market in January is ideal for people getting a head start on 2019! 

I hope you find this information helpful!! Just remember list with me in January, but call me today so we can get a plan together!

Call/Text (352) 577-9171 or Email Info@Search352Homes.com 

 

New Listing! Church/Commerical Property in Fort McCoy!

 

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I hope everyone is having a great week!! I have a new listing that just hit the market here in Fort McCoy!! The possibilities are ENDLESS for this property!! There is a main church sanctuary on the property as well as a separate large building that was used for a thrift store. The church sanctuary seats 100+ people and has a commercial size kitchen. The separate building that was used as a thrift store is located on the far SW corner of the property. Below are some more details. 

  • Asking Price $175,000 
  • Zoned R-4 for Residential Mixed Used (currently a church) 
  • 2.38 Acres
  • 6,024 Total Sq. Ft. 
  • Plenty of Space for Parking 

For More Info Please Call/Text (352) 577-9171 or Email Info@Search352Homes.com 

Licensed & Insured!!

 

Good Day All, 

I hope everyone is having a great week!! Lately, I’ve heard of so much horror stories of homeowners hiring unlicensed “professionals” for maintenance and updates for their home. I cannot express how important it is to hire a licensed and insured professional for ALL projects around your home. 

I’ve seen some “professionals” require huge down payments for jobs and never show up to complete them. I’ve seen roofers complete a job without pulling a permit and then you run into issues when it comes time to close the sale of your home. No matter how big or small the job is, make sure you hire a professional that is licensed and insured. 

If you have any questions or concerns please contact me. I have a list of local vendors for all jobs and would be more than happy to share it with you if needed. (352) 577-9171 or Info@Search352Homes.com

 

 

New Listing! 5.89 Acres w/ Paved CR 21 Frontage!

 

Good Day All, 

Here is a new listing that may interest you!! 5+ Acres of Vacant Land with Paved CR 21 Frontage in Orange Springs! See below for more details. 

  • Asking $35,900  
  • OWNER FINANCING (Terms- 10 year term, with a 5 year balloon at 8.75%, no PPP)
  • 5.89 Acres 
  • Appx 400 Feet CR 21 Paved Frontage 
  • Lot Size Appx is 400′ x 741′ x 425′ x 704
  • Front Parcel is Zoned R-1 For Residential NO MOBILE HOMES.
  • The Rear Parcel is Zoned A-1 for Agricultural

 

 

 Located just outside of downtown Orange Springs, walking distance to beautiful flowing Orange Creek and lots of wildlife. Also short walk to Dollar General store, restaurant, gas station, post office and more. Short drive to Orange Springs boat ramp and access to Ocklawaha River and Rodman Reservoir with some of the best bass fishing world wide. Location is perfect for commute to Gainesville or Ocala area, or just relax and live the quite peaceful life in the woods. 

For More Info Please Call/Text (352) 577-9171 or Email Info@Search352Homes.com

Kitchen Remodel on a Budget

 

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I hope everyone is having a great week! It’s so nice to have some cooler fall weather for a change!  The most expensive room in your home is your kitchen. We all know it’s so easy to go over budget with remodeling projects especially when you’re remodeling a kitchen. Below are a few tips that will ensure you stay within budget and finish your project with great results. 

  • Bright White – A coat of fresh, bright white paint can do wonders for your kitchen cabinets. It’s more affordable to paint your cabinets and update the hardware instead of purchasing new cabinets. Just remember that a white kitchen is always very for buyers!

 

  • Light It Up – New light fixtures and cabin underlighting is a great way to make a statement without breaking the bank. 

 

  • Leave Plumbing Where It Is – One the most expensive items when remodeling is plumbing. Make sure you leave existing plumbing lines where they’re so you don’t have to update your plumbing and location. 

 

  • Solid Surface Counter Tops – Everyone loves the look of granite and solid-surface counter tops! When shopping around ask your local counter top store for surfaces that are being discontinued. Also keep in mind solid-surfaces that may not be granite, but has the same look and quality as a granite. 

 

  • Scratch and Dent – Scratch and Dent Appliances is a great way to save money!! Finding an appliance that has a very little scratch or dent that’s not really noticeable will save you a lot of $$$. Check your local appliance store, Lowes or Home Depot and ask if they have any appliances like this available. 

 

I hope you find these tips helpful for your next remodeling project. If there is anything I can do to help please let me know. 

Duke Rountree    (352) 577-9171    Info@Search352Homes.com