Carrie Reynolds' Blog

Posted on 05/24/2020
Choosing the Ideal Property for Your Retirement Dreams
Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay You have looked forward to your retirement your whole working life. It is one of the primary goals you worked for all these years, and now is the time to relax and enjoy its rewards. One of the most important things you may consider after your retirement is finding that perfect home or...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
How to Stage an Appealing Open House
Photo by Milly Eaton via Pexels If you're like most people who are beginning the process of putting their homes up for sale, you're probably aware of the concept of home staging. Home staging is a strategy used to present your home in a good light to prospective buyers by creating a warm, welcoming environment. Typical home staging...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Differences in Buying Investment Property Versus Primary Residence
Photo by Alexander Zvir from Pexels Those who currently own a home may consider investing in a second home for income purposes. However, it is important to understand you may have hurdles to overcome when searching for a mortgage or obtaining homeowners insurance. Here are some of the most significant differences between buying an investment property and a...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Common Household Electrical Problems
Photo by Steve Johnson from Pexels There are many important maintenance responsibilities that come with owning a home. One comes in the form of household electricity. While many people take the electricity in their homes for granted, there are a number of common problems that could arise. When homeowners are prepared for these common household electrical problems, they...
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Posted on 05/01/2020
7610 Founders CT, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 is now new to the market!
This extraordinary residence, totally renovated in 2018, boasts 9300 square feet of classic luxury. The interior finishes are outstanding with tasteful influences of modern farmhouse meets a splash of coastal contemporary. There's 6 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms - plenty of room for family, live in nanny & friends. At the heart of this exceptional home is an expansive kitchen. It's an entertainer's dream. The gourmet kitchen has an extended waterfall marble center island, quartz counters, 5-burner gas cook top, & a true walk-in butler's pantry complete with a farmhouse sink. The formal living room features a coffered ceiling and...
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Posted on 04/28/2020
Another Property Sold - 41 Campfield Ln, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081
LOW MAINTENANCE easy to LOCK AND LEAVE nearly new 2/2 PLUS OFFICE with almost 1,500 sq ft located in Daniel Park....walk-able distance from the heart of Nocatee!!! David Weekley home boasts neutral colors with white wood cabinets, quartz counters, plantation shutters, LVP flooring, trendy light fixtures, tray ceilings, extended screened lanai and private fully fenced backyard! Meticulously kept by one owner. Enjoy wine with friends or play Frisbee with your pup at the community park! True Nocatee living at it's best...walk or take a quick golf cart ride to doctors appointments, restaurants, grocery shopping, 2 WATERPARKS, walking/biking...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
3 Home Selling Costs You Need to Know About
Selling a home usually requires various investments along the way. In fact, some of the most common house selling costs include: 1. Lawn Care Maintaining a neat, tidy lawn is crucial, particularly for a seller who wants to stir up significant interest in his or her residence. As such, it generally is a good idea to account for lawn...
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Posted on 04/23/2020
Another Property Sold - 618 Christina Dr, St Augustine, FL 32086
This St Augustine Shores Pool home is ready for a new owner. It has so many great features: 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, a large screened patio with pool, vaulted ceilings, stackable screen on garage door, built in shelving in garage. The backyard has an extended sun patio with firepit, a storage shed and a roll out awning for extra sun shade. Seller had custom cabinetry added in kitchen, a murphy bed with shelves in bedroom 2 makes a great office. Recent updates include: irrigation system, new pool pump, garage door, garage door opener, painted all bedrooms, new carpet, stained fence and electrical panel. Within the last 5 years all of the...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Everything You Should Know About Mailbox Rules
Photo by Lee via Pixabay Putting a new mailbox up? Be sure to follow the official guidance from the U.S. Postal Service.® Here are a few rules, tips, and suggestions to make your mail carrier's day a little smoother. Putting Up a New Mailbox USPS-approved mailboxes have Postmaster General (PMG) approval labels. Have your post office approve your...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Protect Your Investment: Defending Against Termites
Photo by Binyamin Mellish from Pexels Termites are one of the worst possible nightmares you can face as a homeowner. These common insects can cause major structural damage right under your nose and eventually lead to thousands of dollars in repairs. Because they live in underground nests and inside the foundation of the home, it can be difficult...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
3 Disadvantages of Booming Housing Markets After Big Business Success
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Booming housing markets are obviously bad news for buyers, especially if they're afraid they're about to buy smack dab in the middle of a bubble. However, there are also reasons why residents and even home sellers should fear housing booms as well. When a city or town undergoes rapid growth due to...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
Wood Countertop Options for Your Kitchen
Image by Photographee.eu from Shutterstock Having a beautiful home is wonderful, but having a beautiful home with an elegant and functional kitchen is fantastic. Updated kitchen décor and finishes are an on-trend way to create a warm gathering place for friends and family. A real wood countertop is a top option for perfecting the natural kitchen décor motif....
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