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Joy Mengeringhausen
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SW Florida Gulf Coast Realtor
SW Florida Gulf Coast Realtor

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Little money down is not what caused the bubble to burst, tricky adjustable mortgages did. Buy within your means and how much you put down is not going to inflate the bubble.

Homebuyers put less and less skin in the game, adding to the market's overall risk
Homebuyers are increasingly opting to put less money down when purchasing their homes.
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/14/homebuyers-put-less-and-less-skin-in-the-game-adding-to-the-markets-overall-risk.html
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It's always a good time to buy a home when you're in it for the long term!

5 Reasons Now is a Great Time to Buy a Home
You may be interested in buying a home, but is this the best time to buy? That decision will depend on your individual situation as well as your finances, but here are five good reasons to buy now, rather than waiting to see how things "shake out" later in 2017.
https://homebuying.realtor/content/5-reasons-now-great-time-buy-home
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Oooooh - that nice clean driveway gives me goosbumps. It's a real estate agent thing...

How to Repair and Reseal a Driveway
Add curb appeal to your home by repairing cracks and resealing your driveway.
http://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/outdoors/structures/how-to-repair-and-reseal-the-driveway
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It can be a real downer when this happens...

4 Ways to Deal If Your Appraisal Comes in Low
One of the most deflating moments is when the appraisal comes in significantly lower than the accepted offer.
http://rltor.cm/5s4s8
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Ready to buy a home? Buying a home is one of the most significant financial decisions you'll make in your lifetime. From figuring out pricing to why you should consider a realtor, here are 10 Things You Absolutely Need To Know About Buying A Home:
#homebuying #forbes

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If your backyard looks like this, you need help...

'Americas Most Desperate Landscape' 2018 Now Casting
How desperate is your backyard? If it's really desperate, DIY Network would like to hear from you.
http://www.diynetwork.com/about-us/be-on-diy/americas-most-desperate-landscape-2018-now-casting
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While the Cape Coral area recovers and returns to a normal routine, Cape Coral Parks & Recreation officials are assessing the damage to the facilities and determining when to reopen.
#capecoral #youthsports #swfl

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Always love a custom built in bed. The're not always great for resell but sleeping in one is so much fun!

Trends: Create a Cozy Bedroom With a ‘Sleeping Box’
For some time now, multipurpose boxes have been a trend in home design. Some play the role of kitchens, while others serve as closets, laundry rooms and even bathrooms.
https://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/88833536
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One thing that past couple of decades has shown is the fact that home staging helps sell homes.
#Staging #RealEstate

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Four Cape Coral council members who voted against rezoning The Golf Course for 600 housing units stood their ground Monday, refusing to revisit the issue.
#DidYouKnow #CapeCoral
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