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Fully updated Whiskey Creek Villa! One of the largest units in Whiskey Creek, this unit offers 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a den, a dining room and separate breakfast nook. Renovations include a new kitchen, baths, flooring, paint, appliances and newer A/C! This villa has an open floor plan with the kitchen open to one of the two living areas. The kitchen offers new cabinets, granite counter tops, tile back splash and stainless steel appliances. The bathrooms have new toilets, vanities and matching granite counter tops while both bedrooms and living room have new laminate flooring. The kitchen, bathrooms and laundry room have new 12x24" ceramic tile throughout! Nicest villa offered in Whiskey Creek! This one is a must see!!

If you have any questions,

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It's all about the VIEW!!!

Off Market!! Open River View!!
12420 Minot Ave. Port Charlotte, FL 33981
Unobstructed views of the Myakka River!!! This home has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with an attached 2 car garage. There is a screened in pool and the home has approximately 2,274 sqft of living space and was built in 1985. The kitchen and baths have nice granite counter tops that could be salvaged, however, the cabinets are original and dated. This home needs new flooring, paint, the pool deck could be resurfaced, needs a new roof (shingles have been purchased and are at the property), and some screens need to be replaced in the pool area. The seawall is good, pool equipment is working and pool is in good shape! This home is technically…
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Deep Creek Special!
26108 Copiapo Cir. Punta Gorda, FL 33983
This is a block home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with approx. 1672 sq.ft. of living space. There is an attached 1 car garage and the home sits on a very nice lot with a paved driveway. The home was built in 1988 and taxes last year were $2,585. This house is in move in condition! Could use paint and a few screens replaced, if you wanted to spruce it up a bit. Great area of Deep Creek with strong sales! This is greatly undervalued! 
DRIVE BY ONLY - DO NOT DISTURB TENANT (Will vacate before closing)

Purchase Price: $165,000 Buying Costs: $1,500 Renovation Costs: $5,000 Total Cost of Investment: $171,500 ARV: $215,000 Selling Costs (4.5% Commission
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3013 Beach PKWY WThis gorgeous, new construction Cape Coral canal home, located at 3013 Beach PKWY W is completed and ready for its new owners. With easy access to the Gulf and close proximity to all shopping and entertainment in the area, this home is situated in the perfect location, both by land and by sea!

If you have been looking for a waterfront pool home in Cape Coral, THIS IS THE ONE!! Call Fred Calabrese today at 941.284.8243 to schedule a showing.

This beautiful home includes:

  • Brand new construction with tons of upgrades
  • Canal location with Gulf access
  • Beautiful screened-in pool with gorgeous pavers covering entire deck
  • Huge kitchen with solid wood cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances
  • Walk-in Pantry
  • 3 bedrooms 3
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4811 Woodbrook DrThis beautiful Sarasota home, located at 4811 Woodbrook Dr, offers everything you could desire in a property. The open floor plan design allows for comfortable living and easy entertaining. The home has a main floor porch and second floor balcony allowing the owners to easily enjoy the great Florida weather and scenic views of the area from the comfort of their home.

If you are looking for an affordable home in Sarasota, FL, this is the house for you. Call Gina Montes today at 941.539.0844 to schedule a showing.

In order to view the full MLS information about this property please click here.

This masterpiece home includes:

  • 2 Master Suites, with the largest bedroom containing a walk-in closet
  • Beautiful tile throughout the home
  • Large
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search-sarasota-condosSarasota can only be described as magnificent. Near perfect weather, white sand beaches, a booming economy, and a thriving housing market has made it one of the best places to live in Florida. A recent survey conducted on happiness levels around the United States found that Sarasota residents are the happiest in the entire country.

In addition to all of these benefits, Sarasota is also home to some of the most fantastic condos in the state. Beautiful beach front condos, luxurious downtown condos, even spacious condos located in historical buildings can be found in this area. What is even more impressive about these condos is the fact that they are affordably priced and packed full of amenities.

Every Type Of Amenity Imaginable

Depending on your

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real-estate-tax-implicationsMany people are worried about building wealth today because of the tax implications. While it is true that owning rental property can increase your taxes, this should not be a concern. Most rentals save people on taxes, and those that do lead to larger tax payments only do so as a result of having created significant income, making the Florida market even more attractive.

In this article we'll discuss:

  • Capital Gains
  • Income Taxes
  • Depreciation
  • Write Offs

Capital Gains and Income Taxes

If you sell a property for a profit there will be a 15% tax on the gains. For example, if a home is purchased for $100,000 and is sold for $120,000, then the gain would be taxed to the tune of $3,000, leaving $17,000 for you to keep.

While it

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20-calabria-ave-506-coral-gablesIf you are looking for exceptional living standards, then you must view the newly listed condo at 20 Calabria Ave. # 506, in Coral Gables Florida. This exceptional property is located in a small condo community of only 35 units in a beautifully kept Mediterranean styled six-floored building. This condo - see images below - has two beds & two baths, and has 1,403 square feet of living space. Perfect for first time home buyers, families, and investors. Property owners are currently receiving $2,500 per month in rent for similar units.

In order to view the full MLS information about this property please click here.

This condo offers many amenities, including:

  • Perfect location in a thriving neighborhood that is within walking distance of shopping,
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sarasota-home=neighborhoodsThere are more than 3,000 homes currently for sale in Sarasota, Florida which offer potential residents a variety of home styles that will suit every need. Whether you’re looking for a small house that will accommodate you and your spouse or a large home for a big family, Sarasota is an ideal place to live.

Types of Sarasota Homes & Neighborhoods

Since home preferences vary among residents, you have the opportunity to explore numerous neighborhoods that will provide a safe environment for you and your family. For example, Harbor Acres is an excellent selection if you’re looking for a spacious waterfront home that has four to five bedrooms. In fact, Harbor Acres has been ranked as the second best neighborhood to live. Another good neighborhood to

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Lakewood Ranch is a beautifully designed community that is located a little north of the city of Sarasota. This incredible community consists of seven small villages that are all interconnected by pristine wetlands and tropical landscapes. The entire community is situated on 8,500 acres of well-maintained property.

Each Community Has Its Own Personality

lakewood-ranch-floridaEach of the seven villages within Lakewood Ranch has its own unique personality. Each village consists of different home styles, including townhomes and estate living. Homes may be located on the waterways or within the heart of the village.

The villages are surrounded by small lakes, pristine wetland preserves, and beautiful tropical landscaping. Some Lakewood Ranch homes are located directly on

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