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Posted on 09/27/2020
Bleach: Getting Stains Out of Hardwood
Post Photo by Pixabay via Pexels One of the benefits of hardwood floors is their durability. When they start to look worn, refinishing takes time, but is much less of a hassle than replacement. Yet sometimes, stains won't simply buff out of the surface of your hardwoods. If you’re dealing with tough stains, like juice or wine spills or...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Grow Beautiful Roses in Southern Gardens
Photo by Silvia via Pixabay Most people associate roses with English cottage gardens and northern cities such as Portland, Oregon, which has proudly carried the nickname "The City of Roses" for over a century. It's common garden lore that roses can't successfully be grown in areas that don't receive a few months of cold temperatures, but some varieties...
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Posted on 09/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 8429 Ventana Drive, Wilmington, NC 28411
Looking to downsize in a gated golf community with water access? This immaculate 6 year old brick home is located on a cul-de-sac and walking distance to the fitness center, tennis courts, swimming pools, club house and Pro Shop. It features an open concept, incorporating the kitchen, dining room and living room in one large area. The screened-in porch overlooks a beautifully landscaped yard maintained by the HOA. Other characteristics include: 10' ceilings, hardwood floors, stamped concrete porches, crown molding, gorgeous ceiling detail in foyer, walk-in laundry room with cabinets, ceramic tile, speakers attached to a Sonos sound system...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Are You Prepared to Address House Selling Hurdles?
The home selling journey may be perilous, particularly for an individual who is unprepared for potential pitfalls. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to quickly identify house selling hurdles and address such issues before they get out of hand. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you detect and resolve a wide...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Working With Pantone's Color of the Year
Photo by SHOP SLO® on Unsplash The Pantone Color Institute has a certain knack. The design company gets a feel for the mood of the year to come, and shapes design trends to match it. It takes cues from new kinds of materials we use. It considers our social media platforms, upcoming sports events and the sights and...
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Posted on 09/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 537 Dungannon Boulevard, Wilmington, NC 28403
Located in the wildly popular community of Autumn Hall this custom built home checks all the boxes! An open floor plan with lots of flexible space upstairs and down. The first floor master sports a huge closet and luxurious bath. The screened porch over looks a fenced back yard which features an outdoor fireplace and built in grille. Come stroll the streets of this gem of a community today and see first hand what all the fuss is...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Seeds of Plenty: Luxury Landscaping for the Upscale Homeowner
Photo by Linda Knicely on Unsplash Luxury homes have been gaining popularity for at least the last two years, says Washington Post. And while no one has set exact parameters for what is and isn't considered luxury, many real estate agents use the term to describe homes priced in the million-dollar range or higher. These are the residences...
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Posted on 08/28/2020
8308 Vintage Club Circle #35, Wilmington, NC 28411 now has a new price of $144,415!
One of the last few patio home lots remaining inside the gate of Porters Plantation and Country Club. Great location near the fitness center and country club. Pre-approved plans available at the Welcome Center. Low HOA dues that include yard...
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Posted on 08/28/2020
1031 Wild Dunes Circle #V3, Wilmington, NC 28411 now has a new price of $118,915!
One of the last few patio home lots remaining inside the gate of Porters Plantation and Country Club. Pre-approved Village Home floor plans available at the Welcome Center. Low HOA that include ground...
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Posted on 08/28/2020
8312 Vintage Club Circle #37, Wilmington, NC 28411 now has a new price of $144,415!
One of the last few patio home lots remaining inside the gate of Porters Plantation and Country Club. Great location near the fitness center and country club. Pre-approved plans available at the Welcome Center. Low HOA dues that include yard...
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Posted on 08/28/2020
8310 Vintage Club Circle #36, Wilmington, NC 28411 now has a new price of $144,415!
One of the last few patio home lots remaining inside the gate of Porters Plantation and Country Club. Great location near the fitness center and country club. Pre-approved plans available at the Welcome Center. Low HOA dues that include yard...
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Posted on 08/28/2020
8414 Ventana Drive #30, Wilmington, NC 28411 now has a new price of $152,150!
One of the last few patio home lots remaining inside the gate of Porters Plantation and Country Club. Great location near the fitness center and country club. View of the 1st green. Pre-approved plans available at the Welcome Center. Low HOA dues that include yard...
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