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Upcoming Event in Clermont, FL


Join everyone at Walmart at 1450 Johns Lake Rd, Clermont, FL to meet Blue and play a game with him! There will be fun activities, a chance to take your photo with Blue and of course plenty of samples to enjoy of the new M&M'S® Hazelnut Spread candies.

Date And Time

Sun, July 21, 2019

12:00 PM – 2:15 PM CDT



Walmart Store #2695

1450 Johns Lake Rd

Clermont, FL 34711

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9 Steps to Buying a House

For most people, buying a house takes years of planning and preparation. The whole process can be overwhelming, especially for first-time homebuyers. Step-by-step, we’ll guide you through the important decisions that go into homeownership. When it’s over, you could have the keys to your dream house and the biggest investment you make in your lifetime.

1. Check your financial and credit history

Your financial history and credit score affect your overall loan options, and a higher credit score will usually get you a lower interest rate. To avoid any surprises down the road, know what your credit score is before you start the mortgage preapproval process. Most mortgage lenders like to see credit scores in the mid 700s

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It is easy to miss all the wear and tear in your house, especially if you have lived in it for years. However, once you start thinking of selling your home, conducting a thorough inspection before putting it on the market is crucial. This effort will dramatically increase your chances of selling fast.

To boost your home value and receive a healthy profit from the sale, it’s important to take care of necessary repairs and upgrades that you put off, ignored, or forgot about. It’s a fact: staged and repaired homes reportedly sell 73% faster than those left as is.

Fortunately, you don’t have to go all out and upgrade everything in your home for sale in Haines City. Simply follow these pointers to sell as quickly as possible.

1. Add a fresh coat of

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Rising home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their home on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). However, a FSBOmight not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.

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The top 5 reasons are listed below:

1. Online Strategy for Prospective Purchasers

Recent studies have shown that 95% of buyers search online for a home. In comparison, only 13% use print newspaper ads. Most real estate agents have an Internet strategy to promote the sale of your home. Do you?

2. Results Come from the Internet

Where did buyers find the home they actually purchased?

  • 50% on the Internet
  • 28% from a Real
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Your home purchase is a big deal, but your down payment shouldn’t be. If you haven’t saved a significant down payment for a home, but you’re otherwise qualified to receive financing, we have you covered. Waterstone Mortgage offers a variety of no- and low-down-payment mortgage programs to help you achieve your goal of homeownership.

No Down Payment

USDA/Rural Housing Loans

  • FICO as low as 600
  • Home must be located in designated area

VA Loans

  • FICO as low as 600
  • No mortgage insurance requirements
  • Available for active-duty military, veterans, reservists and members of the National Guard, and some surviving spouses of veterans

Wealth Building Loan

  • FICO as low as 680
  • Financing through adjustable rate mortgage
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In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search.

Homes for Sale in Davenport Florida

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home of your own for some time now, you’ve probably come up with a list of things that you’d LOVE to have in your new home. Many new homebuyers fantasize about the amenities that they see on television or Pinterest, and start looking at the countless homes listed for sale through rose-colored glasses.

Do you really need that farmhouse sink in the kitchen to be happy with your home choice? Would a two-car garage be a convenience or a necessity? Could the “man cave” of your dreams be a future renovation project instead

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Moving to a new house can be hugely exciting, but it is also nerve wracking. The stress of moving aside, it can take a while for this new, unfamiliar place to start feeling like home. This period of transition is completely natural, but there are a few things you can do to speed it up. 

  • Unpack Right Away

The easiest way to make a new house feel like home is to see your stuff in it. That is why it is best to start unpacking as soon as possible. That said, it is best to have a strategy before jumping in. The first rooms you should unpack include the nursery and kids’ rooms and the kitchen, and it is a good idea to organize high-traffic areas such as the linen closet and entryway right away. 

  • Decorate!

For many

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What to Do When In Haines City

Located in the Atlantic coastal plains, with gently rolling hills and a subtropical climate, Haines City is one of the fastest growing cities in Florida.

Often overshadowed by nearby cities like Davenport and Orlando, Haines City has a consistently growing average house appreciation rate – making it an excellent location for those looking for homes for sale in Haines City, Florida.

Moreover, Haines City has a lower crime rate than the national average, making it a great place for families. The city also has a lot to offer in terms of attractions and amenities. Here are some exciting things to do when in Haines City, Florida.

Orange Picking at Ridge Island Groves

Orange picking at the Ridge Island Groves, especially during harvest season,

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Relocating to Haines City, Florida: Is it the right move?

Haines City Relocation GuideMoving to the warm climate and welcoming community in Haines City sounds great. However, beyond the weather, there are many factors to consider to make sure it’s the best fit for you and your family. Ask yourself: “Is relocating to Haines the best thing for my family?” To help you answer this, you should consider Haine City’s economy, schools, parks and recreation, housing prices, cost of living, and other factors. Here at Florida Realty Marketplace, we get a lot of inquiries about those considerations from our clients who are looking for homes for sale in Haines City. To help you and other families who want to relocate, we will break down each of those factors in this article. We want you to

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