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Here is my latest series on the necessity for home inspections.

When purchasing a home, it is highly advisable that buyers obtain a home inspection from a qualified and licensed home inspector.

Why?

Well, the following are just a few issues found during normal home inspections... ( Photos and images generously provided by Structure Tech). After seeing these real-life home inspector photos (and after you've stopped giggling), you'd have to wonder what these homeowners or contractors were thinking!

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Toilet Designs That Should Never Be
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Ceiling Tub Spout

The bare-all window isn’t even the strangest part of this bathroom arrangement.

Look closely at

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New homeownerTips for home owners in Panama Citys as well as seasoned owners often rush into or fail to prepare for various aspects of owning a home without really considering consequences.

Some of these aspects include: Remodeling, Improvements, Emergencies and more.

Let's take a look at some of these and see what we can do to minimize the impact of them on the family, budget and emergencies...

Remodeling

Remodel is something many home owners fail to plan for and/or rush into. It's imperative when considering a remodel, you live in the home for a while and let ideas come and go and write down the ones that seem to stay in your mind. Doing this will minimize financial waste as well as provide a better foundation for beginning that remodel.

Improvements

New home owners

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Broker Associate Jennifer Mackay and The Panama City Realty Group are pleased to present this month's featured community of Annabella's Townhomes

Pet Friendly CommunitiesGate CommunityLocated in Panama City Beach, Florida - The gated community of Annabellas Townhomes is located near the Panama City Naval Base.

Annabellas Townhomes offers several floor plans from which to choose and the homes feature energy efficient construction and designer touches throughout.

 

 

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Spacious Pool
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Private Lake and Gym
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Features of the Annabellas Townhomes gated community include:

  • Gated
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Broker Associate Jennifer Mackay and The Panama City Realty Group are pleased to present this month's featured condo complex of Grand Panama Beach Resort condos

Located at 11807 Front Beach Rd. in Panama City Beach, Florida, Grand Panama Beach Resort is an exclusive, Pet Friendly condominium complex offering luxurious comfort to owners, guests and vacationers.

 

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Grand Panama Beach Resort condos offers a beach front complex, easy access to all the amenities of Panama City Beach, close to world-class golf, challenging sport fishing, exquisite restaurants and boutique shops and more.

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Here is one of the latest Watercrest condos for sale by Broker Associate Jennifer Mackay and the Panama City Realty Group in Panama City Beach, Florida

Watercrest condos is one of Panama City Beach's premier pet friendly, gated communities, offering residents many amenities and located near the Panama City Naval Base.

This 2 bedroom 2 bath condo for sale by Jennifer Mackay, features akitchen, dining area, Central Heat and A/C ;  Ceiling Fans;  and more...
Ceiling fans, Breakfast Bar and the master suite has a large walk-in closet, His and Her Sinks, a walk in shower, as well as a jetted soaking tub!

The Watercrest condos complex offers amenities which include: Community Pools; Community Room, is pet friendly as well as secured gated.

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Proper AC maintenance is a must if you want to avoid expensive energy bills. By properly maintaining your A/C unit, increases the efficiency of your system and Panama City Real Estate | household tipsprevents costly repairs.

Here are a few mistakes you want to avoid to remain cool all summer long!

Size Requirements

AC units are sized based on the cubic feet of area they need to cool.

This is particularly important when you are purchasing a new AC unit, replacing a unit or renovating your house.

If your area to cool is larger than the rated A/C unit, the A/C unit will have to work harder to cool the air. Consequently the unit will wear out more quickly and not be able to meet the demands of the temperature set on the thermostat.

Likewise if your area is smaller than the rating

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Bug bites are often more annoying than dangerous. They can itch and/or they may be painful!.panama city real estate | home remedies

Fortunately, there are some home remedies for bug bites that are relatively easy to obtain and apply.

Here are just a few to try the next time you get bitten.

Aloe Vera Gel

This comes from the Aloe Vera plant.  I have one growing on my back porch that I use all the time! It's very helpful with sunburn!

This gel soothes inflamed skin and may serve as a moisturizer as well. In addition, Aloe Vera extract has antibacterial properties which may help keep insect bites from becoming infected.

To Apply:

Simply dab some gel on the bite site. Either by breaking off a piece from a plant, the gel is inside, or directly from a store bought container.

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Here is the final installment in my series on the necessity for home inspections. Remember to check back often for more home owner posts.

When purchasing a home, it is highly advisable that buyers obtain a home inspection from a qualified and licensed home inspector.

Why?

Well, the following are just a few issues found during normal home inspections... ( Photos and images generously provided by Structure Tech)

 

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What’s a TPR Valve?

Not willing to be outwitted by a water heater, Billy Joe Bob decided that the TPR (temperature, pressure relief) valve should only drip when he wanted it to drip. A TPR valve is an important safety feature, and the photo shown is NOT an appropriate solution!

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The protection of our families is of utmost importance to us all. So when the wind starts blowing and the waters begin to rise advanced precautions and panama city real estate storm preparednesspreparations will go a long way to ensuring our families safety!

Here are just a few tips on Storm Safety.

Get a Glow in the Dark Flashlight

Easy to find glow in the dark tape wrapped around a flashlight makes it easy to find the light when the power goes out.

Leave it or mount it somewhere readily available in cases where it's needed quickly

Be aware of Lightning and Electrical Storms

During an electrical storm it is highly advisable to stay indoors.

However, here is something you may not be aware of.... Lightning can still get to you indoors by following the conductive paths within

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Here is another installment in my series on the necessity for home inspections. Remember to check back often for more of these goodies over the next few days/weeks.

When purchasing a home, it is highly advisable that buyers obtain a home inspection from a qualified and licensed home inspector.

Why?

Well, the following are just a few issues found during normal home inspections... ( Photos and images generously provided by Structure Tech)

 

Home Inspections that sting
Home Inspections in Panama City FL

All employees MUST wash their hands before returning to work!

Genius! With this setup, you can wash your hands and your feet at the same time! A small bathroom requires a certain amount of planning.


 

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Beer can inspection panel

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