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Meant to catch the eye Jewelry designerâ€™s home a sparkling vision
As a designer of custom jewelry, Amanda Keidan sometimes takes delicate vintage pieces and reworks them into intricately sculptured, modern collections. The same could be said of her sunny, art-filled Venice, Calif., home, the subject of a recent makeover. See the story, Page 4.
Don’t leave your tomatoes on a marble windowsill and mushy, and the acid from them etched marks in the marble. She requested a reasonably priced fix. Before I offer solutions from other readers, I should mention, as Deborah Kates, the vice president of the Coatesville Area Art Alliance, reminded me, that a “sunny sill is the worst place
By Alan J. Heavens The Philadelphia Inquirer
Tomatoes on windowsills and radiator covers dominate this week’s discussion. A reader put tomatoes on the marble windowsill in her kitchen, and went away for a few days. When she returned, the tomatoes were overripe
to let tomatoes ripen.” “They should be out of the sun,” said Kates, who also teaches courses in organic gardening and jam-making. “No wonder they got mushy and created that expensive problem.” We put ours in a paper bag to ripen and just wait them out. I ate the last tomato from our 2011
garden in January. Our food editor came to the rescue with Bar Keepers Friend, which you can buy just about anywhere in liquid or powder form for under $3. Reader Helene Jawer suggested Gel-Gloss, which she purchased at Home Depot. It comes in a 16-ounce can for less than $10. The label states
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Vote “Yes” on Amendment 4 Rae Roeder, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, SFR, SRES Rae Roeder Realty
TRIM notices recently came out, and if your home has been homesteaded for a number of years you may have noticed that your market value has gone down, but your assessed value has gone up as well on your tax bill. That is due to something called “recapture.” Your assessed value goes up 3% even in a down market. Amendment 4 will give the legislature the authority to correct this problem. Are you considering buying a new home? If you have no portable exemption, or are a ﬁrst time buyer, your property will be taxed at full value while your neighbor next door will pay far less in taxes due to his homestead exemption. Amendment 4 provides an additional exemption for the ﬁrst ﬁve years to address this inequity. Do you own a small business? Non-homestead property will have tax increases of 10% per year. Amendment 4 will reduce that increase to 5% and remove the “recapture” feature. The same scenario is in place if you own rental property. Ask yourself if you think you can raise the rent by 10% per year while being taxed at a higher rate due to “recapture”? Florida needs growth in jobs which means attracting more people and industry to our state. If rental rates are forced to increase, if home sales are hobbled because taxes make the monthly payments too high, if that clean industry company sees property taxes as a limiting factor, we all lose. The good news: you can change your world by being an active voter! Never think “my one vote” doesn’t count. Don’t let an amendment fail because you thought it was a great idea and everyone would vote yes. We will need 60% approval to pass an amendment and every vote counts. The housing market appears to be taking an upward swing. We can give it a much needed boost by passing this amendment. Vote “Yes” on Amendment 4: every vote counts! THE BOTTOM LINE LEON COUNTY, FL As of 10/3/2012
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it is for fiberglass, acrylic, and marble surfaces. These products might help reader Rhonda deGategno in West Chester, who doesn’t want to replace her cultured marble bathroom countertop on which a plug-in air freshener had dripped and stained while the family was on vacation. On to radiators. Joe Ponessa advised me regarding my suggestions to a homeowner who was trying to get some answers about radiator covers. I suggested replacing the old cast-iron clunkers with something more modern and efficient rather than wasting money covering or painting them. Don’t mix apples and oranges, warns Ponessa, professor emeritus of housing, indoor environment and health at Rutgers Cooperative Extension. Radiators send heat into the room mainly as radiant energy, heating objects — including people — more than air, he said. Modern baseboard fin-and-tube devices convey heat mainly by warming the air — convective heating — and are called convectors. “The functional significance is that once heated, the hundred pounds or so of iron and the several gallons of water continue to emit heat for a long while; convection units cool off quickly,” he said. “The two systems do not mix well,” Ponessa said. “If considering replacement of old radiators with the modern European sheet-metal units, I would quiz the plumber very carefully about radiator sizing and performance.” The lightweight radiators may not work very well if mixed with the old cast-iron units, he said. Modern, low-profile cast-
iron baseboard units are another alternative to the old units. Ponessa also has had firsthand experience painting radiators and building covers. Whether made of aluminum or wood, all have held up well, with no splitting or warping. If you screw a wooden crosspiece on the top of the cover, there may be splitting unless the crosspiece is slotted for the screws to allow the top to expand and contract. “Whatever the difference in performance, if appearance counts, my personal preference would be a wood cover,” he said. Unlike me, Ponessa said he has good success painting a radiator. “It has been in service for about 10 years in the main bathroom and still looks great,” Ponessa said. “I used the same paint as I did on the trim.” Finally, a reader is replacing his roof this fall and wonders if he should have the 20-year-old one removed before the new one is added. My answer: Yes.
E-mail questions to Alan J. Heavens at aheavens@ phillynews.com or write him at The Inquirer, Box 8263, Philadelphia, Pa. 19101. The volume of letters received prohibits individual replies.
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A shed is a must for any gardener. It’s where you plot your plans for your next butterfly garden, or where you sort your seeds for next year’s vegetable garden. And, sometimes, a backyard shed becomes more than just a garden building — it becomes a respite from anything and for everything. That’s what Studio Shed LLC is counting on. The manufacturer, in Boulder, Colo., produces prefabricated structures that you can use for garden supplies, home office needs or studio space. Some families use them as detached getaways from the main house, according to a company spokeswoman. Others use them as exercise spaces, yoga or pottery studios . Men can think man-cave styles, too. Studio Shed’s customizable models come pre-packed with in-wall wiring and such options as finished interior, Cloudlight windows and roof, glass fronts and French doors. Roofing is 24gauge corrugated metal on top of weather paper. The company features a “shed configurator” that allows you to configure and cost out almost any design you want. Just select the size, style, elements and materials you want and a price will be tallied. “People come to us looking for extra space without having to move or undertake major home renovations,” says co-owner Mike Koenig. “They want style and efficiency with customizable options at a reasonable price. Some customize a little, some a lot. One client set his shed up to teach banjo
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Jewelry designer’s home sparkles By Lisa Boone Los Angeles Times
LOS ANGELES – As a designer of custom jewelry, Amanda Keidan sometimes takes delicate vintage pieces and reworks them into intricately sculptured, modern collections. The same could be said of her sunny, artfilled Venice, Calif., home, where gold accents blend with sparkling glass and vintage barrel chairs share the living room with new Ikea ottomans and a cool lamp bought off the flash sales site Gilt. “Everything is very specific,” Keidan said of her decorating style. “I want your eye to look at something. I like having things to look at — things that are pretty.” In the otherwise allwhite cottage kitchen, a startling blue contemporary triptych by Venice artist Melissa Harrington catches your eye. In an otherwise staid, traditional guest room? A red abstract painting. “I enjoy those pieces every day,” she said, noting that the red painting was by her grandmother. Keidan’s passion for art is not surprising given her background: Her great-grandfather was pianist Leopold Godowsky. Her grandparents were Leopold Godowsky Jr., a violinist and co-inventor of Kodachrome film, and Frances Gershwin Godowsky, sister to composers George and Ira. The multitude of artworks throughout Keidan’s house creates an ambience that is elegant yet whimsical — and deeply personal. “I love that there is a story behind each artwork,” she said. “It’s as though my friends and family have left thumb-
Lamp, daybed and hanging file boxes lend visual impact in Amanda Keidan’s office in her newly redone 1947 bungalow in Venice Beach, Calif. DON BARTLETTI/LOS ANGELES TIMES/MCT
Jewelry designer Amanda Keidan relaxes with her two dogs in the living room of her newly redone 1947 bungalow in Venice Beach, Calif. The square panes in the custom made leaded glass window are recycled from a local commercial building. DON BARTLETTI/LOS ANGELES TIMES/MCT
prints on my home.” She purchased the three-bedroom, two-bath house last year after looking at more than 100 properties in the last four years. She had, she said, given up when she visited the Venice house, where friends from London had been staying. “It was a little like the cliche you often hear about falling in love,” she said, laughing. “Stop looking and you will find it.” After convincing the owner to sell, Keidan embarked on a fourmonth renovation to give the 1947 home a cleaner look. “I wanted it to be light and airy and cheerful,” she said. Mustard and red accent walls were painted museum white and soothing neutral tones. The exterior went from dark blue to more white.
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A clear skylight helps fill a bathroom with daylight . DON BARTLETTI/LOS ANGELES TIMES/MCT
A period gas range is a highlight in the kitchen at Amanda Keidan’s 1947 bungalow in Venice Beach, Calif. The home was the subject of an extensive makeover that reflects Keidan’s unique tastes. DON BARTLETTI/LOS ANGELES TIMES/MCT
New windows were installed to bring in natural light, and new land-
scaping made the most of outdoor spaces. Small fixes, such as
smoothing the home's warped walls, helped to achieve the clean-lined
look Keidan wanted. And though much changed, Keidan was careful to keep what worked: the original floor plan and striking leaded glass windows that Keidan said were from the old Helms Bakery on the L.A.-Culver City border. For Keidan, who grew up in New York, the result is much like the Venice community she has grown to love: an eclectic space that doesn’t conform to one particular style — just like her jewelry.
Don’t ignore a late relative’s foreclosure By Gary M. Singer
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel
QUESTION: My mother passed away, and her home is going into foreclosure with the condo association for nonpayment of assessments. The condo has listed me as a “possible beneficiary” of her revocable trust
and has served foreclosure papers on me. There is no money in the house or in her estate. Can I ignore this? — Gloria ANSWER: It’s never a good idea to ignore a lawsuit, even if you think you have nothing to lose — because you may be wrong and actually have
something to lose. Meet with a lawyer to see whether you have any liability. In these situations, there are simple steps that you can take to disclaim any interest in your late mother’s property, such as filing a certain form in the public records or deeding your potential interest to the
condo association. Q: I live in a condo, and the unit above me is rented to a family that’s loud. We had a meeting with the owner, but the tenants are back to their old tricks. How can we fix this? — Leslie A: Speak with the landlord again. Also, read the condo rules and see
whether your neighbor is breaking any of them. If so, the landlord may be fined, and that may be what it takes to get the problem resolved. Also, some condos have rules about types of flooring and padding that can be installed. In that case, the association can make the unit owner fix
Gary M. Singer is a Florida attorney and board-certified as an expert in real estate law by The Florida Bar. He is chair of the Real Estate Section of the Broward County Bar Association. Send him questions online at http://sunsent.nl/mR20t7 or follow him on Twitter @GarySingerLaw.
30-year mortgage rate rises Marcy Gordan Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates rose only slightly this week and continued to hover near record lows, a trend that has helped boost home sales and refinancing. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the rate on the 30-
year fixed mortgage edged up to 3.41 percent, from 3.37 last week. Three weeks ago, the rate touched 3.36 percent. That’s the lowest level on records dating to 1971. The average rate on the 15-year fixed mortgage, often used for refinancing, rose to 2.72 percent. That’s up from last week’s record low of 2.66 percent.
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Hidden Costs of Foreclosures Pose Risks Not Found in New Homes
The economic downturn has hurt many Tallahassee-area families during the past few years, and sadly that means there are a larger number of foreclosed homes on the market than during a healthy economy.
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depending on their age, they may not be for long. And they certainly aren’t as energy-efﬁcient as new ones.
• Many foreclosures are sold “as is” with no disclosure requirements. Buyers could be surprised with major repair bills for issues such as foundation faults or other structural defects, mold, hidden water damage, unsafe wiring, rodent infestations and more.
• New homes come outﬁtted with the latest home automation and wiring components that provide state-of-the-art technology capabilities to accommodate modern home appliances and entertainment resources such as high-deﬁnition televisions, fullhouse sound systems, hard-wired ﬁre and security alarms and more. Foreclosures probably don’t have updated wiring, and old wiring not only may not be able to
A foreclosed home that appears to have been renovated may not have been done so with the proper permits and inspections. A brand new home provides peace of mind for your family’s safety because it has passed inspections and conforms to current building codes. A new home is also under warranty and any issues that arise during the warranty term will be ﬁxed at no cost to the home owner. • New homes can be personalized with appliances, cabinets, counter tops, carpets, floor coverings, paint color and other design elements to meet your family’s needs and tastes. They also come designed for modern lifestyles, with open space ﬂoor plans, walk-in closets, creative storage solutions and conveniently-located laundry facilities. With a foreclosure, you’ll have to spend time and money to knock out walls, re-paint, and make other renovations to change the previous owner’s tastes to your own.
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• Newly built homes are highly energyefficient, saving the buyer money and helping the environment. New windows, doors and insulation better control the home’s interior climate, and Energy Star-rated appliances and other modern components will help save costs on utility bills. With a foreclosure, if the appliances, water heater or HVAC are in working order,
“A brand new home provides peace of mind for your family’s safety.” handle modern resources—it may be unsafe and a ﬁre hazard, and will cost a lot to update to current standards. • Financing a new home is easier than financing a foreclosed home. Many builders offer incentives to reduce closing costs and can complete the closing quickly, unlike banks that just want to get foreclosed homes off their books and may have a backlog of homes to process, which can take months or years. It is important to note that some home builders have expanded their businesses to include buying foreclosures, then renovating and re-selling them. In these cases, the builder normally has inspected the home for hidden damage or dangerous conditions, gotten the required permits, and completed the necessary repairs. They also often renovate, replace appliances and components, and perform many cosmetic upgrades to make the home an attractive and safe place for the home buyer.
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SCREENING ON THE BASIS OF CRIMINAL BACKGROUND by Cathy L. Lucrezi, Attorney at Law
Most landlords would agree -- They would rather have tenants who are not familiar with the inside of a jail cell. To screen out those with criminal records, the landlord asks whether the tenant has been convicted of a felony, or had adjudication withheld on a felony charge, or was ever convicted of a sexual crime. The landlord often runs a background check of all the adults in the household just to make sure. If the landlord learns the applicant does indeed have a criminal record, the landlord can legitimately turn down the applicant. It won’t be a violation of fair housing laws. Fair Housing laws do not protect criminal activity. Having a criminal record is not a protected class under the fair housing laws. Thus, landlords can establish screening criteria that reject an applicant who has a criminal record. Conviction vs. Arrest vs. Adjudication Withheld TD-0000215361
This 2,256-square-foot family home, Plan HMAFAPW1714 from Homeplans.com, offers a great blend of modern amenities and classic curb appeal. The two-story great room opens directly to the island kitchen, where snack-bar seating encourages friendly lingering. The kitchen's central location also makes it easy to serve up meals to the breakfast nook on one side and dining room on the other. The master suite on the first level is a nohassle choice (especially with the laundry room just steps away) that also helps with aging in place. In this homeowner's haven, relax in the window-side tub or in the shower. Dual sinks and a walk-in closet are welcome details. Two bedrooms upstairs use a full hall bath and have access to the large bonus room, which can become a playroom, exercise studio or home theater — or all of the above at different times . Don't miss the handy bench and storage area that greet you coming in from the garage. An unfinished basement features an additional 1,693 sq. ft. of space to finish now or use as storage.
Convictions should not be confused with arrests. A conviction means that a judge and jury have determined that the individual is guilty of the particular crime. An arrest occurs if law enforcement suspects the individual committed a crime. There is a world of difference between
suspicion and conviction, as any Perry Mason fan can tell you. “Adjudication withheld” means the court determined the individual did the crime but the court is not entering a conviction at the moment. Instead, the court places certain conditions on the defendant. Examples are to not use drugs, do community service, stay in school, etc. If the defendant satisﬁes all of the conditions set by the judge, then the conviction is never entered against him. Even though the conviction is not entered, you can reasonably believe that the individual did the criminal activity. A landlord should not reject applicants on the basis of arrest records. Doing so would be considered unlawful discrimination. That is because arrest statistics show that arrest patterns have sometimes been discriminatory against protected classes in some contexts. That makes arrests a bad screening criterion. Uniformity and Consistency. If the landlord conducts criminal background checks, it should be done on every adult applicant. Doing anything less would be considered discriminatory. The landlord should not accept some applicants with criminal records and reject others. For example, a landlord should not accept a female applicant with a record of assault but not a male applicant with a similar conviction. Once exceptions are made, the criteria cease to be fair. TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT » SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2012 » 7
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Gail Mobley-Loveless 850-544-5477, Ketcham Realty Group Gary Bartlett (850) 443-5887, Gary Bartlett Real Estate Hettie R Spooner (850) 509-4337, HillSpooner.com, Hill Spooner & Company Inc. Jacobs-Williamson Team (850) 556-2220, TallyOpenHouses.com, Coldwell Banker Hartung & Noblin, Inc.
Russell L Cotton (850) 545-8004, RussellCottonAndTammy.com, Cotton & Company Real Estate, LLC Sandra B Frazier (850) 933-4656, SpiritRealtyInc.com, Spirit Realty Inc. of Tallahassee Sandra S Higdon (850) 599-1983, SandyHigdon.com, Coldwell Banker Hartung & Noblin, Inc.
Jan Soto (850) 545-8562, JanSotoRealty.com, Jan Soto Realty
Sarah A Eden (850) 933-9600, SarahEden.net, Sarah Eden & Company
Jennifer Atwell (850) 933-8872, AtwelljennyA@cs.com, Linda Dix Realty
Sarah Kosturko (850) 445-8760, PrimeSouth Fezler, Russell & Ferrie, Inc.
Jennifer Spooner (850) 556-1520, 1st Priority Realty & Mgmt. Joan Mancebo (850) 545-3195, Advanced Realty Group Joan H Raley (850) 599-1950, JoanRaley.com, Joan H Raley, Realtor Julie Zins (850) 443-2528, www.zinscompany.com, The Zins Co, LLC
Sharon Mears (850) 556-0477, SharonMears.com, Regents Realty Group, Inc. Stacie Spears (850) 445-5510, NaumannGroup.com, Naumann Group Real Estate Stan Derzypolski (850) 570-4767, 3River.com, Three Rivers, Inc.
Karen Green (850) 933-0091, kgreenrealtor.com, Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc.
Susan Gwynn (850) 545-3906, Armor Realty of Tallahassee, Inc.
Kathy Meeks (850) 509-3626, KathyMeeks.Realtor.com, Capital City Real Estate Group, LLC
Susan M Jones (850) 566-7584, Bluewater Realty Group
Leah L Chapin (850) 212-7753, KetchamRealty.com, Ketcham Realty Group, Inc. Linda Dix (850) 402-0612, lindadixrealty.com, Linda Dix Realty
Suzanne M Mcghee (850) 556-2299, LakeTalquin.com, Mattox Realty, Inc. Teresa Hatler (850) 422-1463, Bridgewaters Realty Group, LLC
Lindsay Pearson (850) 510-8029, PearsonRealtyInc.com, Pearson Realty, Inc. Lucretia S Thomas (850) 545-9584, TapsTally.com, Thomas Acquisition & Property Specialists, Inc
Terry Anne Kant, Broker, CRS (850) 877-2121, KantHomes.com, Kant Realty of N FL
Lynn D Hudson (850) 566-2002, Community1.com, Community Realty
Tricia Bryars (850) 545-5092, Tricia Bryars Realty, Inc.
Mariana Doseanu (850) 339-5671, Keller Williams Realty
Yvonne Howell (850) 933-2219, Coldwell Banker Hartung & Noblin, Inc.
For information on how to be listed on this page, please call Kira Jackson 599-2235 or Robin Yeatman 599-2262 TD-0000218565
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NEW LISTING WEEMS PLANTATION: 3208 Emerson Ln This 3/2 split bedroom home shows great. Open floor plan w/vaulted ceilings throughout, corner fireplace, privacy fenced yard, located on cul-de-sac & backs up to a green space. Wood flooring throughout with tile in baths. All appliances are incl, (range, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer & dryer). Great buy for this home in great cond.$159,900 Hwy 90 E. past Capital Cir. R. Weems Rd, L. into Weems Plantation, L. Emerson Ln Kathy Lee, REALTOR®, Green, CNE 850-508-6003 Neil Ryder Realty, Inc. www.WeemsPlantation.com *LOS ROBLES* *OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 2-5*
2400 Tippecanoe Ridge New NW Subdivision opening soon. 3BR/2BA & 4BR/3BA homes, great for first time home buyers, students and/or investors. Own your own home & have roommates pay your rent through school. Come to our sales center this Sunday. Take High Rd to Hartsfield Rd. Tippecanoe Ridge is 1 mile down Hartsfield on the right. Look for Tippecanoe Hills Subdivision sign. Homes from $150-$200,000. Visit www.TippecanoeHills.com. Ken Hollingsworth (850) 509-1845 Neil Ryder Realty, Inc. 850-508-6988 www.NeilRyder.com New Homes Open Daily 11- 6 PM
3336 Harbor Club Dr-$10,000 in concessions/upgrades from the seller. This 1,828 sq.ft. Green Certified 3BD/2BA home was designed with AARP & the FL Dept. of Elder Affairs for "Aging-In-Place". It features hardwood floors, tank-less water heater, gas fireplace with built-in entertainment cabinets, granite counters, tray ceilings & deluxe master bath w/luxurious custom tiled shower. Stainless- on-Black appliances. Aging features include widened hallways, elevated outlets, grab bars in baths, custom shower & more. $268,000. Rob Estevez, REALTOR® (850) 544-5996 Neil Ryder Realty, Inc. www.MyParkCharleston.com OPEN SUNDAY 2-4 KILLEARN LAKES
3329 Harbor Club Dr-$10,000 in concessions/upgrades from the seller. Brand new 1,928 sq.ft. Green Certified home sits on our largest lot (HUGE). 3BD/2BA + Sunroom & a formal dining room, home has all the sought after amenities, incl hardwood floors, tank-less water heater, gas fireplace with built-in entertainment cabinets, granite counters, tray ceilings, deluxe master bath with luxurious custom tiled shower & whirlpool tub, Stainless-on-Black appliances & more. $271,500. Visit www.3329HarborClub.com Rob Estevez, REALTOR® (850) 544-5996 Neil Ryder Realty,Inc www.MyParkCharleston.com Gated Northeast Community
8376 Chickasaw Trail - Killearn Lakes Home! Large open family room with wood burning stone fireplace, huge master bedroom with large walk in closet. All wood laminate flooring throughout. Large spacious yard with lots of deck space and privacy fenced. Large parking area with an RV parking pad. 2 car garage. 3 bedrooms plus an office/den room. Lots of storage closets, large walk in inside laundry room. washer and dryer stay. large eat in kitchen with breakfast bar and eat in kitchen. walking distance to tekesta park. the list goes on! $209,000 Charlotte Brown, 508-8022, Drake Real Estate Inc. OPEN SUNDAY 2-4
1514 Cristobal Dr. This fine home enhanced by the beauty of old English Architecture is located in prestigious & convenient Los Robles. 1920s Charm meets Modern Day Luxuries! Walk into Living Room boasting Dramatic Wooden-Beamed Cathedral Ceiling with views of sunlit Family Room and lushly landscaped & serene backyard. State of the Art Kitchen with SS appliances. Hardwood, Travertine Flooring and MORE! Dir: N Meridian Rd to Fernando Dr to Cristobal Dr 3/3.5 2575 sq ft $439,000. Bette H. Drake, GRI, Broker/Realtor, 850-933-0196 Midtown Brokers,LLC email@example.com CONVENIENT NORTH LOCATION!
2582 Manassas Way & 2561 Ulysses Road (Bradford Models) Affordable Elegance with New Energy Star homes. N.E. Tallahassee's most desirable neighborhood. Top rated schools. 4BR/2BA, 2000 sq.ft. with craftsman quality at great prices. Wood floors, kitchen islands, granite tops, tankless water heaters,& more! A must see! From $277,900. Visit 2640 Manassas Way - Our Sales & Design Center or web site TallahasseeHomesRealty.com
3401 Valley Creek 3BR/2BA home w/nice open floorplan, fireplace, eat in kitchen & enclosed porch. NEW roof, NEW carpet, NEW vinyl, NEW dishwasher, NEW interior paint. Large oversized garage with workshop area with cabinets, nice back deck, fenced in back yard, shed. "$164,900, call for possible lease terms.
518 River Pond Court - $549,900 906 Parkview Drive Completely Remodeled Custom Home in Woodbrook! Only $274,900 - Pool Home in Piney Z. 4 Bedroom + This home features an outstanding kitchen with office, 3 bath and 2-car garage. Over 2700 sq ft POOL custom cabinetry, private courtyard, hardwood floors, home. Hardwood floors & clean as a whistle. and a spacious retreat off of the owner's bedroom. This is a great buy for this gated community! For more information, please contact:
1734 Ruby Rd. Beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bath all brick home. VERY WELL MAINTAINED home on 2/3 of an acre. 2271 Sq. Ft of heated and cooled space. Lots of updates! HARDWOOD FLOORS in Family & Dining Rooms and New Baths. Heated & cooled Sunroom not incl. in sq.footage). Workshop Pole barn (3 car stall). Large shed. MUST SEE!! $299,900.
3049 Bell Grove Drive Terrific family home in close-in Centerville Trace. With almost 1900 sq.ft. for only $209,000, this lovely home comes with brand new wood floors, new carpet new paint, newer appliances, faucets and lighting. It also has vaulted ceilings, fireplace& hot tub. 3BR/2.5BA plus an open kitchen to family room AND you won't believe all the walk- in closets and storage. Come see me today!!!
CALL TRICIA BRYARS 545-5092 or MARK BRYARS 545-0476 ANYTIME!! Tricia Bryars Realty, Inc. OX BOTTOM MANOR OPEN 2-4
Call Porter Chandler, Broker/Owner 545-8491 Tallahassee Homes Realty, LLC OPEN SUNDAY 2-4
Call Debbie Gerber, 850-545-8164 Prime South Properties AWARD-WINNING RENOVATIONS
Nancy Stedman-Laux, 850-545-7074 Retriever Property Enterprises, LLC firstname.lastname@example.org OPEN SUNDAY 2-4
3810 Piney Grove - Elegant 3BR/3.5BA home w/open floor plan, Custom features are everywhere you look. Great attention to detail, plantation shutters, columns, fireplace, incredible storage, walk-in pantry. Your new master suite is luxurious & includes a private balcony overlooking greenspace. Gym could be an office or 4th BR. Lg. deck, hot tub & screen porch. Southwood, Tallahassee's only golf cart friendly community, incl. pool, tennis, golf, lakes, parks & hiking & biking trails. $535,000. Cindy Cooper, 850-545-8076 Georgia Turner, 850-510-4286 Primesouth, Fezler, Russell & Ferrie OPEN SUNDAY 2-4
Jason Naumann, BROKER 850-933-0328 The Naumann Group Real Estate, Inc. OPEN HOUSE 2-5 SUNDAY
BettyPerez.com 850-508-8208 Capital City Real Estate Group PRICE REDUCED!
548 Brooke Hampton Drive - Pebble Brooke Looks like a model home, fresh & clean! Wonderful three bedroom, 2 full bath home with large living, dining & kitchen areas. Great master bedroom has bath with jetted tub & closet. Spacious one-car garage, fenced yard & screened back porch. $159,000 MLS 227004.
1340 LANSDOWNE RD Charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in a quiet neighborhood. New Privacy Fence!" "This home has it all! Renovated & freshly painted. Pergo Wood Floors, Tons of Storage! Newer HVAC, roof and appliances. Wood-burning fireplace, screened in porch & screened in POOL, Separate workshop with electricity, $171,000. Directions: Bucklake Rd East, first left past Pedrick Rd, left then right. Also available for rent $1350 a mo. Peggy Dye 850-339-6995 Keller Williams Realty
Thomas Acquisition Specialists, Inc 386-7579 www.tapstally.com Knock Knock!! Opportunity is Knocking.
We’re here for your home solutions! 182 Meadow Ridge Drive Light, bright and lovely 4 bedroom, 3 full bath home in popular area that has been updated with new appliances, granite counters and a luxurious master bath. Home is great for entertaining and a yard just perfect for a pool. $345,000. Directions: Meridian Road to Spanish Moss, right on Meadow Ridge and home on left. Richard E. Snow, Broker, 386-5169 Hartsfield Realty, Inc. www.richardsnow.com
515 South Ride- Magical Serenity describes 1.67 Acres! Showcase Awards won on the Remodeling of this unique, exceptional quality, fine home with New Roof! Delightful tranquil private setting close in! Spacious, open Interior incl. all new deluxe Kitchen w/granite counters, Birdseye maple cabinets, new baths, lg. bedrm suites opening to outdoor courtyard patios,abundance of walk-in closet space & hardwood floors, romantic split fireplace & professionally landscaped.$425,000! Picturesque, Sophisticated & Prime Location! Jan Soto Realty,850- 668-2057, Jan Soto, Realtor, 850-545-8562
5001 Riverwood Rd Quality built all brick! 3/2, 2 car-gar, vaulted ceiling, fireplace, split plan, master suite with luxury tub, shower stall, split plan , 2 detached carport w/ storages, 24x24 fantastic workshop, 4.36 acres. Horses welcome too! $260,000. Directions: Capital Cir. NW to Maddox, left on Flat, right on Riverwood. .5 mile on left.
616 Hampton Ave, Tallahassee Single family home that can be divided into two residences, 3/2 each side or great for that large family or in-laws. Two kitchens 2/ Hw heaters. Close to university and would make the perfect place for students to reside, one side is two story the other is all on first floor, separate entrances needs little tlc. $149,900
Call Josephine Ang, Remax Professionals Realty 545-3363
Call David Rossetti, 850-591-6161 Rossetti Realty
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The National Association of Realtors says its index of sales agreements dropped 2.6 percent last month to 99.2. In July, the index rose to 101.9. That was the highest level since April 2010, when the market benefited from a federal home-buying tax credit. AP
Sales contracts to buy US homes up slightly By Christopher S. Rugaber Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes rose only slightly, suggesting sales may level off in the coming months after solid gains in the past year. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted index of sales agreements rose in September to a reading of 99.5. That’s up from August’s reading of 99.2 but below a two-year high of 101.9 reached in July. Contracts are up 14.5 percent from a year ago. An index reading above 100 is considered healthy. The index bottomed at 75.88 in June 2010 after a homebuyer’s tax credit expired. The pending home sales index is a measure of the number of signed contracts to purchase
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homes. The index can signal where the housing market is headed because a signed contract usually results in a final sale one or two months later. The housing market has been recovering this year, helped by the lowest mortgage rates in decades, a limited supply of homes for sale and steady price increases. Some economists said the rising trend in home sales will likely continue, despite a few weaker months this fall. The figures “suggest that existing home sales are likely to flatten over the next month or two,” Joseph LaVorgna, an economist at Deusche Bank, said in an email. “Looking beyond then, we expect sales to resume their uptrend as the underlying housing fundamentals continue to improve.” New home sales jumped last month to the highest annual pace in
the past two and a half years. And builders broke ground on new homes and apartments at the fastest pace in more than four years in September. They also requested the most building permits in four years, a sign that many are confident that home sales gains will continue. The housing recovery could help boost economic growth and hiring at time when manufacturing has weakened sharply. Still, housing makes up a much smaller part of the economy than it did before the bubble. So rising construction and sales may have less of an impact. And many first-time homebuyers are struggling to qualify for mortgages, since banks have raised credit standards. Many also demand high down payments that many would-be homebuyers can’t afford.
REAL ESTATE / Tallahassee Democrat
Sunday, October 28, 2012 / PAGE 11
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• 1832 Capital Circle NE – 880 SF with great visibility & lighted pylon signage. • Tennessee Square – 1,282 SF available across from FSU campus on Tenn. Street Agent: E. Edward Murray, Jr., CCIM: • Whole Foods Market opening 2013 in MidTown. Only a few spaces left!
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• The Luxe- high end mixed use retail & student housing. 1,294-14,600 SF available adjacent to FSU campus. Agent: Eric Stockstill: • 975, 1,500 & 4,200 SF available in the Lake Jackson Winn Dixie Shopping Center off North Monroe. $14 per SF plus CAM • The Lofts on Gaines -930 & 2790 SF retail space available with walking distance to FSU campus.
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• Convenience Store & car wash centrally located in
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• 1800 SF available - Unique and Highly Visible retail space located near shopping, restaurants, and ofﬁce parks off John Knox Road.
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1018 Thomasville Road, Suite 200A
Tallahassee, FL 32303
850 224 2300
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3/3, carpet ,open floor FIRST MONTH FREE! plan, garage. w/d 2BR near Westwood connections: $975/mo Mall & FSU. Carpet, 222-5262 2231 Parrot Lane W/D hookup,Lease. No 9311029 pets. $585/mo 251-8093 3 B R / 2 B A c a r p e t , f u l l 9314089 1592 Misty Garden Way kitchen, fenced yard, 3/2 Access to I-10, quiet w/d incl $795/mo secluded, 1200 sq. ft. I-10 Convenience $855 Avail now 559-8386 2631 Windy ridge Dr., 9312279 2BR/1BA 900 sq ft, $595, Meridian Mgmt. Realtor 1811-4 Hartsfield Rd. 9308909 CHA, W/D hookups, 2BR/1.5BA, hookups,all yard service incl. Quiet tile, no dogs or smoking dead end street. Avail 1BR near Capital Cir and Crawfordville Hwy $675/mo+dep 422-3055 now $365/mo, Available 9310604 Kent Strauss Mgmt & now, call Tom 933-5094 2/1 in great condition, 9313883 Realty, Inc. 877-2284 huge yard, quiet area, www.kstraussmgmt.com 2/2 quiet area,very nice 9313901 1918 S. Meridian St. new carpet. W/D, pets $600/mo 850-443-3300 ok, fenced. $850/mo + 9314146 l 3BR/1.5BA, CH/A, $850 dep. 904-318-8210 9313572 2/1.5, W/D hookups, W/D hookups. nice fresh carpet & paint. location. $690/mo. 2 B R / 2 B A N E AR 1722 Talpeco Rd. l 2BR/2BA,CHA, W/D $700/mo + dep. Lawn hookups, water furn, T C C / F S U 2 3 4 3 care incl. 850-893-5265 Sandpiper Street New fireplace. $725/mo 9313166 App. W/D,$700 No pets. 562-0218 850-510-5783 2BR/1BA Brick. Tile floors 9314162 9310383 CH/A, ceiling fans, W/D 3BR cozy lakefront, hookup. Fenced back wood stove + Misson Road Deal! close-in, yard. No dogs. Nonsmoker. 313 W. 7th Ave l 2 6 5 7 M i s s i o n R d , extras. Pet considered $650/mo. 850-385-3664 2BR/1BA 852 sq ft, $595, $590/mo. 850-875-9466 9313809 9312136 CHA, W/D hookups, 2BR/2BA, 2084 Pats Pl. fireplace, avail now 3BR-2BA-FENCED fenced yard, Near l 2868-A Mission Rd, hospitals & FDLE. 2BR/1BA 885 sq ft, $625, JUST $745 CALL $825/mo. 570-0988 C HA, W/D Hookups, arbara Dickson, 9312280 fireplace, lawn service B Remax Professionals 3/1 $600 & 2/1 $500 in incl. Avail now. Realty 545-3419. Midway, just renovated Kent Strauss Mgmt & Freshly painted, nice big yards, 10 miles to Realty, Inc. 877-2284 Tallahassee 443-3300 www.kstraussmgmt.com kitchen, inside utility!
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APARTMENTS FOR RENTUNFURNISHED
REAL ESTATE / Tallahassee Democrat TOWNHOMES FOR RENTUNFURNISHED
1936 Portland Ave., 3BR/1.5BA 1296 sq ft, $695, CHA, W/D hookups, tile floors, Avail now Kent Strauss Mgmt & Realty, Inc. 877-2284 www.kstraussmgmt.com
HOUSES FOR RENTUNFURNISHED
1605 Lake Ave 2BR/1BA almost 700 sqft.This one sparkles! Newly remodeled with new kitchen cabinets, all new appliances & ceramic tile floors. W/D hookups $675 Call Darden Property Mgt. at 850-906-0800
For Sale/Rent - Killearn, 1704 Atkamire 2/1.5, corner lot., New AC. No $ down $800/ 3/1.5 carpet, 1122 sq ft. mo. $129,500 294-9144 w/d incl $850/mo.
Golf Course View
3147 Oak Hammock Ct 2BR/2BA 928 sq ft, $750, CHA, W/D Hookups, fireplace, wood floors, large deck, avail now Kent Strauss Mgmt & Realty, Inc. 877-2284 www.kstraussmgmt.com
3009 Greenwich Ct.
4/2 tile floors, family rm, fireplace, pool $1500
2408 Lakeshore Dr 2120 W.Randolph Cir.
3BR/2BA hardwood, with carport-basement $1600/mo.
Cozy 2/2, fireplace, W/D, pool, 1200 sq ft. $750/mo. 904-759-6270
Shannon Lakes Townhouse
2300 Ryan Pl., 3Br/2.5Ba 1500 sqft, $995, CHA, W/D , Fenced Yard, Fireplace, 1 Car Garage, avail 11/15 Kent Strauss Mgmt & Realty, Inc. 877-2284 www.kstraussmgmt.com
For Lease or Sale 2167 Delta Way- 3/3 $1200/$134K 1616 Salmon Dr.-3/2 $1200/$135K Call 850-559-1992
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1870 Meriadoc Rd
2/2 Townhouse $700 NEW FLOORING!
3971 Gaffney Lp
2/2 Duplex $725 New A/C, Wood Flrs!
900 Ashburn Dr
re-done 2/2 w/office or third bedroom, laminate floors,lots of extras. Call for pricing.
2516 Bedford Way Lg. 3/2 w/open rooms Updated throughout w/amenities like a fireplace,W/D,storage building & laminate & tile flooring, over 1800 sqft. ready now, $1295
2195 Timberwood Cir 5640 Cypress Cir 1562 Devoe St
3/3 Townhouse $825 1/2 OFF NOV RENT
2321 Tuscavilla Dr
3/1.5 House $825 KILLEARN LAKES!
1013 Paul Russell Rd 4/3 House $995 NEW FLOORING!
1838 Devra Dr
4/2 House $1025 Tile Floors!
1105 Bonnie Dr
215 Waynard Way Popular Bucklake neighborhood is where this like new 3/2 is located.Stainless appliances, lg. great room, big master with designer bath, split BR plan, fenced yard, two-car garage, move-in ready, $1395
Spirit Realty Inc. of Tallahassee, 877-4343 www.spiritrealtyinc.com
KILLEARN ACRES 3BR/2BA playroom, office, fireplace. $1200/mo 850-893-5766
3/1.5 House $825 Lakewood Village
2BR/1.5BA near TCC, CHA, Fenced yard, no pets. $600/mo. + dep. 850-385-0227 email@example.com
Quiet wooded area, 17 miles out Centerville Rd. 3/2 doublewide with decks overlooking pond, $695 + dep. NO PETS. 893-2704 lv msg.
3/3 Townhouse $800 1/2 OFF NOV RENT
BED/2.5BA garage 9313861 $1600/mo view www.SunshineCapture Beautiful Betton dTours.com/8375 2017 Trescott Dr., 4BR/ 941-587-8765 9313052 3BA, 2147 sq ft., $1295, CHA, W/D hookups, 2 Updated NW car garage, Fenced 2320 Sylvan ct., 3BR/ yard, Incl. In-law suite. 3.5BA, 1000 sq ft, $695, Avail 12/12. CHA, W/D hookups, Kent Strauss Mgmt & large den, Avail now Realty, Inc. 877-2284 Kent Strauss Mgmt & www.kstraussmgmt.com 9313907 Realty, Inc. 877-2284 www.kstraussmgmt.com Clean 3/2 brick home 9314015 Vaulted ceiling,no pets 2328 S Hampton Dr. QUAD/TUNFURNISHED RIPLEXES FOR RENT$925/mo. 850-570-0314
l5317 Moonbeam, cute 3/2 w/ WD & patio Avail. Nov. $1050 l 7612 Preservation 4/2.5 in Summerbrook. Split plan, formal living & dining, huge rm w/ fireplace $2200 l3108 Iron Wood next to Killearn Country Club Stunning 3/3 with loft town home, soaring ceilings, fireplace. Private deck. $900 l 1964 Portland 3/1.5 townhome with W/D, fenced back yard, fresh paint and new floors $770 l 800 Bragg 3/1, hardwood floors, lots of storage $900 l 3985 Gaffney Loop 2/2 fresh paint & carpet. All appliances, screened porch $825 l 3428 Gardenview Stunning 4/2.5,fireplace split bedrm plan, deck & fenced yard, $2000 l 2412 Winthrop Rd. Stunning 3 or 4BR/3BA Betton Hills. Fireplace, screen porch .$2300 MAGNOLIA PROPERTIES AND INVESTMENTS. 386-8660 magnoliapropertiesinc.com
1119 Rosewood Dr., 3BR/2BA 1170sqft, $995, CHA, W/D Hookups, garage, screened porch/large deck, avail 12/12. Kent Strauss Mgmt & Realty, Inc. 877-2284 www.kstraussmgmt.com
3/3 Townhouse $800 1/2 OFF NOV RENT
__ On Golf Course! Autumn Woods-totally
San Luis on the Park
MOBILEFOR HOMES /LOTS RENT
HOUSES FOR RENTUNFURNISHED
2BR/1BA, carpet, Carport, w/d conn $625./mo
1824 Larette Dr., 2BR/ 2.5BA, 1250sqft, $695, CHA, W/D hookups. Meridian Mgmt. Realtor Avail. 11/01 9308912 Kent Strauss Mgmt & Realty, Inc. 877-2284 2/2 Beautiful N.E. www.kstraussmgmt.com 1649 Cross Pointe Way 9313905 2 car garage, yard l 619 N. Magnolia Dr. maintained. No pets. L a r g e 2 / 1 . 5 w i t h No smoking. Avail. Now f i r e p l a c e a n d a l l $1000/mo 850-445-6099 9313019 appliances, $800 l3722 Sutor Court-2/1 2032 Shady Oaks Dr., w/garage and W/D 3BR/2BA, eat-in kitchen o f f P a r k w a y n e a r new paint & carpet, no pets. $1150 661-2160 Walmart, $750 9313750 l3181 Allison Marie Ct 2500 sq.ft. N.E. Ready Lg 3/3, all appliances early Nov. 5BR/2.5BA & security sys, $850 tile floors, fenced yard. l 3381 Argonaut Dr. $1300/mo. 559-2035 3/2 off Timberlane Rd. 9314033 all appliances, $950 3/2, 2200 sq.ft., 2- car Spirit Realty Inc. of garage,full basement. Tallahassee, 877-4343 1.5 ac w/ boat dock & www.spiritrealtyinc.com house, Lake Lafayette. 9313864 $2200/mo. 544-5501 1844-B Larette Dr. $575, 2BR/1BA, 900sqft, CHA, W/D hookups, patio, vaulted ceilings, avail. now. Kent Strauss Mgmt & Realty, Inc. 877-2284 www.kstraussmgmt.com
HOUSES FOR RENTUNFURNISHED
Crawfordville 3/2, 2-car 2323 sq.ft., Lg. LR & DR Fireplace, Jacuzzi, 1/2 ac $1400/mo Avail now 561-793-6920/313-3252
Miss a day. Miss a lot.
4/2 House $1050
850-906-0800 Lic. Real Estate Broker
For Sale or Rent 3/1.5 Fenced,lg. patio, $820/ mo. $500 dep. No pets. 1900-B Lake Ave 459-9275
Killearn Estates 4BR/2BA lg. fenced yard, small pet ok, 2-car garage, shed $1800. 339-2356 KILLEARN LAKES 1808 Bitter Root Trail 4BR/2BA 6 mo OK $1475/mo 850-893-2707
Lanark Village-East End Corner lot w/fence, Lg. living rm,lg kitchen,W/D 2BR/1BA + sunrm. 1 pet. $700/mo. 478-747-5643
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Very Private, water furn. 1 mi from FL line, 2/1, 2 covered porches $425/mo. $425 dep No Pets 229-872-8046 229-220-6006
West side, 2/1,5, 14’ wide New AC, clean, covered raised patio, No pets $510 576-2695
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FOR RENT
1423 N. Bronough, zoned for office/comm use. 1000 sq.ft. bldg, partly equip. as hair salon. Easily converted to other use. Avail now. $1200/mo 850-893-5265
Amazing SE Commercial
l 1310 Paul Russell Rd., $1650, 2000 SqFt., 7 large offices, large lobby, conference room, break room, 2 9312963 N. Wakulla-3/2, huge bathrooms, Avail. Now master, screen porch, l1310-A Paul Russell Rd workshop, 2+ acre lot. $ 4 5 0 , 5 0 0 S q F t . O n e $1400/mo 850-264-3902 large office, utilities 9313831 incl. Avail now Kent Strauss Mgmt & Quaint 3BR/1BA. by Realty, Inc. 877-2284 Publix Southside, CH/A, www.kstraussmgmt.com safe family area. Avail 9313893 now. $625/mo 408-3406 or 305-320-4005
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1346 Linda Ann Dr., $450, 1BR/1BA 700 sqft., Window AC, Avail now. Recently renovated, lots of storage, Off Parkway Kent Strauss Mgmt & Realty, Inc. 877-2284 www.kstraussmgmt.com
SouthWood 3BR/2.5BA, overlooks green space w/oaks 3709 Riverton Tr Avail now 850-566-3150
LEASE WITH OPTION TO BUY
Chattahoochee 657 Gregory St. 3BR, 2BA, 1446 sq.ft., fixer upper, owner financing or cash discount. $750 down. $569/mo. 803-978-1540 or 803-978-1545
MOBILEFOR HOMES /LOTS RENT $425 - $650 + dep. 2BR/1BA’s w/air. Small quiet park near Publix, No pets. 850-545-1899
Commercial Property l1300-1350 sqft. N. M o n r o e n e a r Tallahassee Mall, versatile storefront unit l1 8 0 0 - 3 2 0 0 s q f t Capital Cir. NE near Tom Brown Park, storefront with warehouse l2000 sqft Capital Cir NE near Tom Brown Park, WAREHOUSE space.
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John “Al” Russell cell (850) 508-4242 www.southvest.net
OFFICE/RFORETAIL SPACE RENT
$140-$165/office! Free utils.! 1 or 2 room suite, outside entrance! Near TMH. Some furniture. Nice!!! Owner/Realtor 850-878-3957
$275/mo 1 room
Upstairs incl. utilities,
1 Month Free Rent sceocnuf er irteyn, cj ae nriot oormi a &l , parking. Magnolia/Park $99 Deposit Avail now 850-878-1832 Bad Credit OKAY __ 2 & 3 BRs from $499 $660/mo 2 room suite 2 baths,W/D hookups 9313261
Enjoy swimming pool & large picnic areas! Free lawn care, pest control, community officer. Pre-approval by phone. Call 10-6 including Sat & Sun
2BR, shade, deck, fee for small pets, private $470/mo. 850-510-7959
Immaculate $875/mo 4BR/2BA $500 dep. New fridge, pets ok, 850-459-2711
incl. utilities, security, janitorial, conference rm & parking. Each rm 11’x14’. Magnolia/Park. Avail now 850-878-1832
PARKING 800 - 10,000 sq.ft Close to downtown, new building. Call 878-0823
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2991 CANDLESTICK 3BR/2.5BA, 1958 sqft. Formal living & dining room, newly renovated kit. w/wooden cherry cabinetry & SS appliances. Family rm w/wood-burning FP. French doors w/direct access to deck. Master suite w/vaulted ceiling & large bay window, master bath w/ double-sink vanity & new plumbing ﬁxtures & hardware. Red-wood deck & stone paver patio.
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WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN
l 900 SF - Clean & Affordable! Just off Apalachee Pkwy on Hanson Ct. l Unbelievably low rates! Downtown/ Midtown area. 500 SF up to 12,000 SF. Call Peter Gonzalez, Jr. for more Info. (850) 224-2300.
Professional rooms $185 & up. E. Park, near Capital Cir. Utilities & janitorial incl. 509-8818
MOBILE HOMES/LOTS FOR SALE
3BR/2BA doublewide on 1+ acre inside Capital Cir. 4325 Slash Pine Ln. $69,900. Owner finance 508-0872. Pictures at www.lotsunlimited.com
Lg doublewide outside Havana on 2 acres. $73K. Owner financing avail. Dale Adams, Keller Williams Realty Call 850-508-7114.
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FOR SALE
Tallahassee Democrat / REAL ESTATE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FOR SALE
ACREAGE, FARMS, GROVES
PURCHASE FOR LESS?
l Apt. Complexes l Townhomes
A "Free Standing" 3,300 SF bldg on Timberlane Road near the Thomasville Road intersection
On W. Tennessee St. Call Peter Gonzalez, Jr. for more Info. (850) 224-2300.
LAND FOR SALE
l 2 Acres on Mahan Drive adjacent to Super Wal-Mart l Commercial lot (.8 Ac) that is zoned CP & v i s i b l e o f f Tennessee Street l Unbelievable Prices! Comm. lots on Apalachee Pkwy l 3 . 1 5 A c o n Fleischmann Rd adjacent to the newest & largest NE office park l Land w/ permits for 50 units located near FSU & TCC l Prime Retail Location! 1.2 Ac on N. Monroe St. near Tharpe St. Call Peter Gonzalez, Jr. for more Info. (850) 224-2300.
LOTS FOR SALE
Beautiful Meridian Road Acreage!
Wooded, lake front property 3 miles past Bannerman Rd. This 2.3 acre lot is located on N. Meridian Rd on one side & faces Lake Iamonia on the other. Amazing deal, $28,500! Call Elizabeth Strauss at 850-509-9411 for more info. Kent Strauss Mgmt & Realty, Inc.
Lot for sale 918 Waverly Rd Flat and dry- $90k Call Matt 850-264-9010
NE - 4.35 ac in city limits Great schools. Quiet family area of custom homes. Raymond Diehl Rd north of I-10. Zoned RP-1 $85,000 Crew Realty (850) 766-1544
l 4943 Glen Castle Great 4/3. Stunning Foyer & living area w/ wood floors on 2 acre lot in Highgrove. Hike to M aclay Gardens & 9313568 Overstreet Greenway park from this gorgeous 25.59 +/- Acres property. $369,900 Gadsden Co. McCall Bridge Rd., Near Lake l 3115 Layla, 3/2 split plan, Open floor plan Talquin. High ground. with vaulted ceilings. Very nice. $50,000 Large master suite and Shafer Land Sales, Lic. Real Estate Broker jetted tub. Kids walk to school. Short sale 385-8060 www.shaferlandsales.com s u b j e c t t o l e n d e r ' s approval. $95,000 9313628 4 acres N., 12 miles, out l 1 9 1 4 T y T y C t . o f f O l d B a i n b r i d g e R d . , Mahan 4BR/3BA formal wooded, small pond, living & dining rooms, eat-in kitchen, family $485/mo. 510-7959 rm w/fireplace. Huge 9314155 deck & porch $295,000 MAGNOLIA PROPERTIES AND INVESTMENTS. 386-8660 magnoliapropertiesinc.com Near Midway. Running creek, heavily wooded $1695/ac. 459-1094 www.boothrierarealty.com
lNew Price! 48 Acres o f B e a u t i f u l hardwoods and pines! $4700/acre! l Country living at its best! Lovely 4br 2ba home surrounded by 5 + / - a c r e s o f picturesque pasture & natural hardwoods and pines. $149000. An additional 10+/acres with pasture & woods adjoining this property is avail. at $6500/ac. Call Mary Dale Joyce 224-2300
Barrington Park Condos - Only 35 out of 300 left! - Prices drastically reduced!! - Low down payment
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LAKE-RIVERFRONT FOR SALE
LAKE FRONT on Lake Talquin 2 bdrm doublewide,2boat slips, covered pier, deck, screen porch--A must see $269,900 CR
3 or 4BR. Pebble Creek Thomasville,GA. 3200 sq.ft. all brick, kitchen w/granite, separate dining, study w/pine walls. Patio w/fireplace 2-car garage, $499K 229-226-7853 for info.
By owner, 774 acres. Near Lumpkin GA, 2.5 hrs N. of Tallahassee. 15 food plots, oak sawtimber stands, mixed stands, various aged pine stands, new shooting houses, $1150/ac 334-412-8078
HOMES ACREAGE FOR SALE WITH
13 or 18 Acres! 2 Homes in One! Fish in Lake Talquin at end of street! 4.6 Acs w/ Barn may be purchased at $47,500; All at $275,000! Realtor owner 545-8562
BUCKFIELD: 4 bedroom, 3 full baths, 1.33 acres are only a few amenities in this well maintained home. Country living at its ﬁnest located at 1991 Buckﬁeld Road! Priced to sell at $220,000.00.
1816 Jasmine by TMH $120K Rent to own/ owner finance; $955/mo 339-5732.Owner/Agent www.TLHomes4U.com
LANARK BEACH: .21 acre on Maryland Avenue – nice corner lot located minutes from the Lanark Beach Public Boat Marina – steal this at $25,000.00
COMMERCIAL WAREHOUSE with 3200 sq. feet located at 4979 Blountstown Highway on .78 acres! Ready for your new business priced at $188,000.00! TD-0000219333
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Affordable 2/2 Beach (PCB) condo, $87,000 www.epr287.com 334-718-0902
PINE TIP HILLS: Multi-Generational - Large 2 family home, absolutely stunning with 6 bedrooms, 5 full baths, ofﬁce, workshop – wheelchair accessible, located at 459 Frank Shaw Road and priced to sell at $550,000.00.
LANARK BEACH: .30 acre on Colorado Street – see the Gulf from your front yard on these two lots. Deep well system installed and located in Flood Zone “AE” – ready for you to build your beach house – priced at $75,000.00.
COASTAL/BEACH PROPERTY FOR SALE
GEORGIA PROPERTY FOR SALE
HARTSFIELD ROAD TOWNHOUSE: Clean and fresh – close to campuses and ready for new owners – get this 3 bedroom 2 full bath home located at 2453 Emerald Ridge Loop for $89,900.00.
GENERAL REAL ESTATE
4BR/2BA, 2234 sqft. You will love all the space that comes with this house! Recently renovated thru-out! Grade A school district, New roof, skylights, windows, hardwood ﬂrs, carpet, granite in kitchen & baths, SS appliances, ceiling fans, paint, water heater, ﬁxtures, hardware & landscaping! Features: Cul-de-sac, 4-side brick, split ﬂoor plan, double-sided ﬁreplace, eat-in kitchen w/ bar top, vaulted and tray ceilings, family + living rm/ofﬁce, large formal dining rm w/ bay window, large master w/walk-in closet, screened back porch, energy efﬁcient $245,000 upgrades and MORE!
OFFICE/RFORETAIL SPACE RENT
REDUCED! Lg. 4BR/2BA Country setting outside Havana. $123,500.100% financing avail. Call 508-7114, Dale Adams, Keller Williams Realty
HOMES $251’ - $500’ S
LIKE NEW! 2BR/2BA Sawgrass Plantation. 1368 sq.ft., lg. loft, lots of upgrades incl. new floors, paint, counters. Fenced yard, deck, Great school zones. $129,900. 933-4041
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Vieux Carre 3/2.5 OPEN SUNDAY 2-5 PM Open plan, wood & tile TRICK OR TREAT floors, gas fireplace, lots of built-ins. screened GOLF IS SWEET in pool w/rock waterfall. 2-car garage. AT THIS NE HOME! $442,500 566-0222 __ BRICK 4BR 3BATH ALMOST 3300 FEET OPEN HOUSE 3077 O’BRIEN DRIVE Open Sunday 2-4 9312521
Open Sunday 2-4 PM Motivated Seller has reduced Price 1529 Coombs Drive Don Ficke 228-1650 Anchor Realty
OPEN SUNDAY 2-5 PM NOT A HAUNTED CASTLE! A CHARM CINDERELLA CUTE CUSTOM VICTORIAN NOW JUST $257,500 2805 PARADISE PLACE
Bewitched & bedazzled w/charm! Tons upgrades Almost 2500 ft fine family living! Eat-in deluxe kitchen, den, gas fireplace, living, dining, gorgeous lites! Huge master, whirlpool tub, Killarney Way, right Shamrock, right Gardenview, right Paradise Place. Barbara Dickson, Remax Professionals Realty 545 3419
Open Sunday 2-5 7 Quiet Cove Trail Panacea 2BR/2BA w/2 master suites, overlooks Dickerson Bay. Lg deck sunroom & screened porch. $149,900. Owner Realtor 850-445-2100
Open Sunday 2-5 2619 Brentshire Dr. 3/2, 1500+ sqft, lg. living/family rms, Lg. master, lg. deck, big fenced yard backs up to green space. New Windows & roof ‘08, AC ‘11, $150K Marsy Miller Keller Williams 510-2046
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Open Sunday 2-4 5617 Countryside Drive 3BR/2BA, 1556 Sq. Ft. Open Plan, Fireplace $185,000 850-345-2510 Gina Mamazza Destination Real Estate
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All treats for you in this Classy brick Ertl custom home, high ceilings, rich moldings, real wood floors, huge master, study w/built-ins! Overlooks nothing but the Golf course! Centerville North, L. Shamrock, R. Shamrock, left O’Brien. Barbara Dickson, Remax Professionals Realty 545-3419
5001 Riverwood Rd Quality built all brick! 3/2, 2 car-garage, vaulted ceiling, fireplace, split plan, master suite w/ lux tub, shower stall, split plan , 2 detached carport w/ storage, 24x24 fantastic workshop, 4.36 acres. Horses welcome too! $260,000. Dir: Capital Cir. NW to Maddox , left on Flat, right on Riverwood. .5 mile on left. Josephine Ang, Remax Professionals Realty 545-3363
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Cell (850) 545 3419 and www.besttallahasseerealestate.com 2301 Astoria-$129,900 All brick 3BR/2BA + big den. 2-car garage + shop. Convenient to colleges & work. 545-3419 Creampuff $99,900! 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage, huge screened porch, short sale, rich wood ﬂoors, worth the wait! 6288 AMANDA NICOLE CT. LUX NE 4BR NEW $437,900! Leading the Parade of ﬁnest Homes, the Ridge at Velda Dairy, Gated, Columns, high ceilings, Granite Kitchen, elegant baths, lux. Master, huge screen porch! Magniﬁcent custom Details! 545 3419 5522 Hampton Oak $139,900 Just 4 years new, Eastside, Luxury thru, garage w/ opener, screen porch!
8709 WALTHAM CT - SHORT SALE At just $100,000. Darling 3BR/2BA, rich tile ﬂoors, screen porch, big fenced yard, convenient to SouthWood & ofﬁces! Beautiful ﬁreplace for Holiday Cheer!
3289 BODMIN MOOR - FSU FANS Wonderful Weems 3 BR, 2 bath, high ceilings, richest Wood Floors, gourmet kitchen, lux. Master w/jetted tub + shower! NE walk to park $178,000 Reduced.
53 Merwyn - Walk 2 Lake! Deluxe, just $179,900, 2 lots, few years new, upgrades galore! Separate workshop on 2nd lot.
3801 LEANE DR. BIG HOME- SMALL PRICE! 4/5 BEDROOM $238,900 great Killearn Estates Family home, Cherry updated kitchen, Huge Sep. Master, 3.5 baths, whirlpool, huge garage, huge lot!
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1653 PAUL RUSSELL RD • $225,000
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2511 NOBLE DRIVE $399,000
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1823 ATLANTIS PLACE • $272,000
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3086 SAWGRASS CIRCLE • $331,000
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Reduced to $225,000 for immediate sale! $30,000 below 2011 appraisal. Over $50,000 in Renovations, on 2.42 Acres. Hardwood Floors, Tile, New Stainless Appliances & more. MLS# 228429 Apalachee Pkwy to Paul Russell, go past Old St Augustine, continue uphill on L
Large brick 4BR/3.5BA built in 1998. Wood floors, split plan, guest suite, updated kitchen w/granite & new appliances, 2 tankless water heaters, 2HVAC systems, 10 ft. ceilings, huge covered porch w/heated & screened pool. MLS# 227532 Woodgate Way to Noble Dr, 1st house on R
Los Robles Green. Luxury Mid-Town townhome. Beautifully renovated in 2011 w/ many changes & upgrades that cannot all be listed. 3bd/2.5ba. Private courtyard & deck. Agent owner. MLS# 228749. N on Meridian, R on Glenview, R into Los Robles Green/Atlantis Place
Beautiful one owner brick home in the Greens of Killearn. 2668 sf with great room and huge kitchen, all lawn maintenance covered by HOA. MLS#228854 Shamrock St E to Kilmartin, turn into Greens of Killearn, Sawgrass Cir L, House @ corner.
Best kept secret in Tallahassee located behind Oven Park. Lovely 2BD/2BA townhome with parquet floors, fireplace, newer appliances, private back yard, 1 car garage MLS#227667
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3782 CHASERIDGE COURT • $200,000
367 MILESTONE DRIVE • $345,000
XXX EAGLES RIDGE DRIVE • $302,000
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2996 BARCLAY CT • $225,000
4 BD w/ Designer colors, custom upgrades, vaulted ceilings & open floor plan. Situated on cul-de-sac next to green space! Large kitchen w/ corian countertops. Laminate wood floors. Fenced back yard. Move in Ready! MLS#228874
Ox Bottom Manor Pool Home! Split floor plan with 4BR/2.5BA. Gorgeous Master Bath w/ all new cabinetry, tile, frameless shower, and vessel sinks. Lovely 22X10 Sunroom overlooking sparkling pool. Huge private yard w/fence. Short walk to Hawks Rise Elementary.
Build your dream home- Wood Floors, all wood cabinetry, foam insulation, stainless appliances (Dishwasher/Range/Microwave/ Disposal, Refrigerator), granite counters. All brick, 9 Ft. + ceilings/trey, SF based on builder’s plans. Call for more information. MLS# 229652
Reduced Price! 3BD/ 2BA, large living room, eat in kitchen, screened porch and a 2 car garage. New flooring, new interior and exterior paint. Recent appliances including washer and dryer. MLS# 226799
Well kept brick & cedar home. Open kitchen, family & breakfast room, fireplace. All appliances replaced. Roof approx 6 years, HVAC approx 8 years. Large 2-tiered deck. Zoned for Desoto Trail, Montford and Chiles. MLS# 227826
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