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By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
10032 Perthshire Circle Pasco FL| Asbel Creek Short-Sale   There is no time to waste on this beautiful, short sale approved Pasco FL home for sale!  This single family home with an open floor plan has the right design suited for a relaxing and comfortable living. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a large kitchen that overlooks a living/dining combo, a 2-car garage and a fully screened porch that overlooks a conservation. Pasco FL is well-known for its many parks and trails especially those along rivers, lakes and views of the Gulf of Mexico. If you love quiet and picturesque views, Asbel Creek Pasco FL is the perfect haven you are looking for. Upon entering this delightful Pasco FL home for sale, you'll love its impeccable large ceramic tile floors and vaulted ceiling. Its large living/dining...
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By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
Get a Pre-approval Before House-hunting in South Tampa FL!   Getting pre-approved for a home loan is the most important step in purchasing a home. If you are a new home buyer, you will appreciate following this advice early on in the home buying process. In fact, most sellers will ask you if you have been pre-approved by an established bank or mortgage company before they consider your offer. A pre-approval will also help you focus on what homes you can afford and save you from the heartache of choosing a home you fall in love with only to find out that you cannot get a loan to buy it. Ask your real estate agent to assist you in meeting a reliable mortgage company and loan officer before you spend time looking for homes for sale in South Tampa area. Once you get an appointment, the lend...
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By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
Asbel Creek Short-Sale in Pasco FL | 10032 Perthshire Circle   Short-sale. Reward yourself by coming home to this beautiful Pasco FL short-sale located in the picturesque neighborhood of Asbel Creek. This Pasco FL short-sale has an open floor plan with delightful rooms perfect for total relaxation. The master bedroom is a haven with its own master bath with a tub. A very spacious living/dining combo room is ready for any choice of furniture. The exquisite flooring covered with large tiles suits every style and theme you plan to create in this Pasco FL home. The spacious kitchen overlooking the living/dining combo has an eating space and it is ready to use with the necessary appliances including a range, refrigerator and dishwasher. An attached garage can easily fit 2 cars. The al fresc...
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By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
The Villas Condo For Sale in New Tampa FL | The Villas Unit  10437   This beautiful new Tampa FL condo for sale is a fabulous choice for your next home! Located in a gated community called The Villas, you will absolutely love to live in this fine home within a superb neighborhood that is conveniently near schools, shopping, parks, running trails and more! You'll be getting a great deal with this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, updated New Tampa FL condo at a price of only $93,400. New Tampa FL is well-known for its masterfully planned residential communities. Residents and soon to be homeowners are looking forward to the opening of the New Tampa Nature Park, a 122-acre recreation park which has an elevated boardwalk that crosses wetland habitat and other recreational facilities which will defini...
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By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
Price Reduced! New Tampa FL Condo For Sale within The Villas| 10437 Villa View Cir   Looking for great value and comfort? This New Tampa FL condominium for sale is the one you are looking for! It has an open floor plan and cathedral ceilings that give an airy feeling throughout the home. The kitchen provides a view of the lovely living room and has an access to the balcony where you can a have refreshing view of a pond and a conservation area. Its very spacious master bedroom has walk-in closets providing ample storage and has its own good sized bathroom. This lovely unit also has 2 other bedrooms,  a foyer with built-in desk, and a utility room. The living room and bedrooms are covered with plush carpet while the kitchen and balcony have nice ceramic tiled floors. This great property ...
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  Historic Seminole Heights Home For Sale in Tampa FL | 1433 E Paris St   Do not miss the chance to own this lovely 1940’s home in historic Seminole Heights located at the popular Hampton Terrace neighborhood in Tampa FL. It’s a place where sublime craftsman style, vast outdoor, and great historic neighborhood meet.  This historic Seminole Heights home for sale is 696 square feet in size and is complete with a large lot (50x141), a large back deck (20x10), 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, living room, kitchen, and a washer/dryer utility room.  At first sight you will be greeted by a good sized deck in front, great for welcoming guests or for spending quiet afternoons reading a book. The view is truly inviting.  When you move to the rear part of the home, a very large deck (20x10) made from beautiful...
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By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
Price Reduced! Historic Seminole Heights Home For Sale in Hampton Terrace | 1433 E Paris St Tampa FL Enjoy living in this 1940 Tampa FL home in historic Seminole Heights and be one of the proud residents of the popular Hampton Terrace neighborhood. Its wonderful floor plan showcases gleaming hardwood floors throughout the house, an expansive and newly remodeled kitchen that features new cabinets, countertops, impressive stainless steel appliances and its own Eat-in area, among many other features. You will also be delighted in its large deck that overlooks an equally large fenced yard that has fruit trees that provides a relaxing shade. The spacious yard has more than enough room for you to install a pool and a detached carport behind the house. This area of the property is also very m...
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By David Tipton, GRI, ePro, SRES, Real Estate Broker - Tampa
(Grady David Tipton Brokerage)
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By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
10 Must-Do Packing Tips For Moving To Your New Westchase Home You have finally found your dream home and you are very excited to move your stuff in but you haven’t even started packing yet! Don’t let the task of packing weigh you down and rob you from the excitement of having your new home. Packing correctly is very important especially if you have fragile things to move. This will also make unpacking faster and easier once you have all the boxes moved to your home. If you are still looking for Westchase area homes for sale, you can start doing this while anticipating finding your perfect home. Packing may be a trip down memory lane so before you start, remember that this is not the best time to reminisce while going through memorable stuff. Focus and finish the task and you can go back...
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By David Tipton, GRI, ePro, SRES, Real Estate Broker - Tampa
(Grady David Tipton Brokerage)
Tampa New Home buyers, get a rebate of 1% of their new home price!!   My offer to you is simple, when you work with me, and I represent you with the Builder in the purchase of a New home, I will give to you a 1%(rebate) of my sales commission paid buy the builder at the time of closing of the home. Be assured, rebating to the Tampa new home buyer is 100% legal in the State of Florida and is warmly welcomed by the federal government as per the Department of Justice.  Here is a quote from the Department of Justice (DOJ) website "Consumers who live in states permitting the option to choose innovative brokerage options, such as rebates or fee-for-service MLS-only packages, can potentially save thousands of dollars on commission payments."  DOJ Antitrust Division There is no catch or contrac...
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By David Tipton, GRI, ePro, SRES, Real Estate Broker - Tampa
(Grady David Tipton Brokerage)
Active Adults Biking for Exercise If you have fond memories of riding your bike as a kid, but haven't ridden a bike since you were 12,  this is an excellent way to get exercise as an active adult, and a means to observe scenery while covering more ground than walking, all while getting the old ticker going a bit. When trying to decide on the best type of bike, think about these questions: - Who do you ride with?  - What do they ride? - What have you had in the past that you liked? - What have you had in the past that you disliked? - What would you like to do with your new bike? - How much money are you comfortable spending? - Do you need to touch and test a bike in person or are you comfortable ordering online? Examining The Questions If you are buying a bike to ride with a group of fri...
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By David Tipton, GRI, ePro, SRES, Real Estate Broker - Tampa
(Grady David Tipton Brokerage)
        7 Minute Guide to Wine Tasting     I hope you enjoyed this video Guide of Wine Tasting and that you picked up some wine tips that will help you enjoy wine and entertain using wine in a fun way. Can you invision yourself entertaining on the patio or screened room off the back of your new home in a Tampa Active Adult 55+ Lifestyle Community? Also read, Wine Tasting Tips for Active Adults For a Free Active Adult Buyers Guide, please give me a call or send me an email. 813-541-5427
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By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
5 Natural Ways to Keep Your South Tampa Home Pest Proof   Pests are a part of life-the unwanted part of life that is. Everyone encounters a pest problem in their home at least once in their lifetime. Here's good news for South Tampa homeowners: You can avoid having encounters with these pests and get rid of them for good! What's more, you don't need to pay a pricey fee to an exterminator. Just go to the kitchen or make a quick fix from your garden and these pests will surely put your house on their blacklist!     Here are 5 non-toxic, natural and practical ways to keep your South Tampa home pest-free:   1. Peppermint Oil - We love this stimulating scent we find in herbal teas, toothpaste and gum. Mice suffer from the peppermint smell. Make a peppermint spray with 1/4 cup of water and 40...
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By David Tipton, GRI, ePro, SRES, Real Estate Broker - Tampa
(Grady David Tipton Brokerage)
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By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
Solana Bay Townhouse for Sale in Tampa FL | 8470 E Sandy Beach St   The delightful features of this Solana Bay Townhouse for sale is a must-see. Located in a lovely, gated community with controlled access to amenities including a pool, this townhouse is truly a wonderful retreat to come home to. It is being offered at a great price of only $147,900. You will love the open concept floor plan of this home which allows much flexibility for creative interior ideas. The warm laminated floor is such a beautiful sight and contributes to the cozy ambience of the first floor. There is ample space for large pieces of furniture in the living room. It is also the best area in this home to entertain your guests. You may open the blinds covering the sliding glass doors to make the room look wider dur...
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By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
Tampa FL Home For Sale with Convenient Access to I-75 | 7209 Ridgeport Dr   Location and potential make this 2 story single family Tampa FL home for sale one of the best opportunities in Tampa FL. Beautifully set in a large lot next to a conservation, this home has a peaceful vibe that is fit for anyone seeking a truly relaxing home. You will want to make this 4 bedroom/2 bath Tampa FL home your own as soon as you set your eyes on it. Tampa FL is teeming with lots of beautiful attractions not limited to the waterfront areas. This community has many parks so you can easily go out on a picnic on a sunny day.  Enjoy plenty of outdoor activities or do your work-out under tree-shaded areas which are almost everywhere. Interesting events happen all year round making life more vibrant and inte...
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Tampa Fl Townhouse within Solana Bay for Sale | 8470 E Sandy Beach ST   The moment you walk inside this lovely Solana Bay townhouse for sale, you'll find yourself pleasantly delighted in its open concept floor plan. This Tampa FL home offers great features including a living room and dining area with fine-looking laminated floor and ample space for large furniture. Its 3 carpeted bedrooms include a Master bedroom which has a large Master bath with a garden tub, and the other 2 cozy rooms share another full bathroom. The fully equipped open kitchen gives you a great view of the house and allows you to talk to your guests even while you're cooking. There's also a recently tiled lanai where you can relax and enjoy the view of the neat landscape surrounding this home. Know more about this ...
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By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
Tampa FL Home for Sale with Easy Access to I-75 | 7209 Ridgeport Dr You don't want to miss an opportunity of owning a home in a wonderful location! This 4 bedroom, 2 baths Tampa FL home for sale is set beside a conservation giving the entire home a peaceful ambience. Enjoy its features including a Master Suite with large bathroom, a living room with vaulted ceiling, family room connecting to a spacious enclosed patio and a fully functional kitchen with a dinette area. The parking conveniently fits 2 cars and is air-conditioned.   This Tampa FL home is located near lots of shopping, dining and attractions including Busch gardens and The Museum of Science and Industry. Feel free to call me, Mary G. Diaz at 813-245-9677, and I'll be glad to show you this property. OverviewMapsPhotosFeatur...
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By David Tipton, GRI, ePro, SRES, Real Estate Broker - Tampa
(Grady David Tipton Brokerage)
  BRAND NEW! MOVE-IN-READY HOME -- Price reflects 5K off List Price. Numerous Upgrades! Popular GENOVA model offers 2 BR 2 BA, and Den and 2 car garage. With Pond Frontage and view from the screened in lanai. Open floor plan, split BR's and high ceilings. Kitchen offers GE appliances, 42 maple cabinets + pantry, zodiac quartz countertops and upgraded tile backsplash. Master BR offers 2 huge walk-in closets and dual sinks in bathroom, separate glass-enclosed stall shower & garden tub. Granite countertops also in both bathrooms. Separate laundry room. Security system in your home; brick pavers on driveway, walkway & on lanai.   VERY ACTIVE COMMUNITY offers a Fabulous Waterfront Outdoor Recreation Area; includes a brand new 27,000 sq. ft. Clubhouse with resort style heated pools to includ...
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By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
Independence Day in Tampa FL: 2014 Fun List   It's just a couple of days before the most celebrated event of the year: The 4th of July of course! There are numerous events across Florida but one of the best places to celebrate this year's brightest event is in Tampa FL where fireworks double their magnificence when reflected in Tampa waters. Residents and future homeowners looking for South Tampa homes for sale won’t want to miss these events: 10th Annual Brandon Blast An open event to be held at the Brandon Town Center on Independence Day from 5-9 p.m. Get to experience free live entertainment and fireworks display set to country music. Westfield Brandon restaurants will be open throughout the evening for those who would like to dine. Big crowds are expected so come early to secure the...
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