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Posted on 05/22/2022
A basic style guide to art deco design interiors
Art deco interior design has been popular for over 100 years and is still trendy today. If you're interested in learning more about this style and what makes it special, there are some key elements to understand. Here is a basic guide to art deco and how to use it in your own home: Motifs Patterns and motifs...
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Posted on 05/18/2022
1248 Donald St, Jacksonville, FL 32205 now has a new price of $719,500!
Step inside the white picket fence at 1248 Donald St where historic Avondale charm meets modern luxury! Relax on the large front porch then walk inside this stunning Avondale beauty and be ready to say wow! Roof less than 1 year & completely remodeled yet maintains the historic RAP design of Avondale. Open concept main level includes hardwood floors, exposed brick columns, office, two fireplaces, a gorgeous chefs' kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances, marble countertops, Kohler farmhouse sink, breakfast bar & built-in WINE cooler! Updates include marble tile in all bathrooms, crown molding, crystal chandeliers. Upstairs...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Tax term basics: Millage rate and more
Millage rates are just one of the many specialized tax terms property owners are likely to encounter. While it's often used interchangeably to mean "tax rate," millage rates have some key differences. Here is a guide to understanding millage rates and a few other important pieces of property tax terminology: Millage rates Millage rate has nothing to do...
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Posted on 05/13/2022
Another Property Sold - 2630 Castile Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32217
Spacious 3/2 pool home on a large corner lot in San Jose. Oak trees shade the beautiful tile surround front entry door and springtime showcases the azaleas, Updated plumbing, electric & new irrigation sys. There is plenty of room to entertain with large living, dining rooms. Family room with views to the pool. The kitchen features white cabinetry, adjoining breakfast bar and informal entry/mud room. Owners suite features an updated en suite bathroom with a large walk-in shower. Additional two bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bathroom. Your new backyard oasis features a pool and a large side yard with gate access for boat parking. Located...
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Posted on 05/13/2022
1248 Donald St, Jacksonville, FL 32205 is now new to the market!
Step inside the white picket fence at 1248 Donald St where historic Avondale charm meets modern luxury! Relax on the large front porch then walk inside this stunning Avondale beauty and be ready to say wow! Roof less than 1 year & completely remodeled yet maintains the historic RAP design of Avondale. Open concept main level includes hardwood floors, exposed brick columns, office, two fireplaces, a gorgeous chefs' kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances, marble countertops, Kohler farmhouse sink, breakfast bar & built-in WINE cooler! Updates include marble tile in all bathrooms, crown molding, crystal chandeliers. Upstairs...
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Posted on 05/12/2022
0 Wharf St, Middleburg, FL 32068 now has a new price of $135,000!
260 feet of waterfront on Black Creek. This 2.5 acre parcel is private yet convenient. Come enjoy boating and...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Design: How to Make Your Home More Memorable With Traditional and Eclectic Accents
There's something about mixing two styles together that can add a lot of spice to a room. Unexpected touches and accents add the personality that people remember. Yet there's a danger to this approach because it's relatively easy to go overboard. Finding the right balance will have everything to do with the impression you create. Eclectic and Traditional...
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Posted on 05/03/2022
10867 Cabbage Pond CT, Jacksonville, FL 32257 is now new to the market!
Find your next home at Southern Villas! This spacious two bedroom townhome features two large bedrooms upstairs, each with an en suite bathroom and walk-in closets. Downstairs, a large kitchen features a pass through to the dining room and space for casual dining. Entertain with a wet bar in the family room or relax on the screened lanai. Convenient location close to shopping and...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
How to Choose the Perfect Paint Color for Your Home
You have a lot of freedom in painting the rooms inside your home, but that doesn't make it easy to pick a color. Whether you are the type of person who lives peacefully among neutral tones or you have a vibrant personality that requires bold colors, you will want to use these tips to help you choose the...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
New to Home Improvement? Try These Beginner Projects
Whether you are a first-time homeowner or someone who is looking to take on a new hobby, it can be intimidating to begin with home improvement projects. Never fear — everyone has to start somewhere. These are the best home improvement projects for beginners. Painting The very best project for any beginner to take on is painting a...
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Posted on 04/22/2022
Another Property Sold - 7707 Hunters Grove Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32256
Beautiful Pool Home in Deerwood ! Recently Renovated 5 Bedrooms ,3.5 bath 's and 4 Car Garage. Two Owner Suites and Split Bedroom Plan. Open Concept from the Kitchen to the Living Room & Huge Game Room. Additional Flex Room that could be used for a Gym, Home Office or Hobby. This Floor Plan will be Awesome for Entertaining! Kitchen is Light & Bright with New Shaker Cabinets ,Newer Stainless Steel Appliance's , New Quartz Countertops and Breakfast Area. Gleaming Hardwood Floors and Travertine Flooring Throughout. Sparkling Pool is the center of everything that you can see from almost any room and will be Great for BBQ & Pool...
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Posted on 04/21/2022
Another Property Sold - 2200 Autumn Cove Cir, Fleming Island, FL 32003
Multiple offers received - H&B due 3/3. This stunning Eagle Harbor home is close to schools, country club and Doctors Lake. This is more than a house, it's a lifestyle! Gorgeous executive home on the best lot in the neighborhood with plenty of room for a pool! Owner's spared no expense on this custom 6BR/4BA home with 3 car garage. New roof in 2021, brand new stainless appliances, hardwood floors, wide baseboards, crown molding, wainscoting, just to name a few. Over 3600 square feet of living space, with soaring 20+ foot ceiling in the living room and a wall of windows looking out onto the wooded backyard with a summer kitchen. Six...
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