June 2013

Found 6 blog entries for June 2013.

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Decorating a small space or condo is an art unto itself. It can be, however, an opportunity to create a lush, friendly atmosphere with a modern, yet eclectic display.

With that in mind, it's time to think about what you’ve got to work with, stuff a few ideas into your head and get your creative juices flowing! Here are some ideas for decorating your condo, or small space, that will make your living arrangement shine.

Think Light

Light, bright and airy colors will help make any room look bigger and more spacious.

Keep It Small

Smaller, singular furniture pieces, such as chairs, recliners and end tables will leave far more room to operate than will hefty couches and loveseats.

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Mount Up!

Wall-mounted electronics will kill two birds

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Let your guests help.

Many hosts never let their guests lift a finger, but if you receive offers to help cook or clean, you should accept them. Overnight visitors feel more at home if they can participate in your everyday activities. For instance, meal prep offers an opportunity for casual, one-on-one interaction and brings people closer together.

Don't micromanage

welcome house guests

Planning every single minute of your guests' trip may leave them feeling rushed and exhausted. To ensure that your guest can relax, refrain from micromanaging their visits. Suggest activities (a stroll on the boardwalk, a shopping excursion, relaxation on the beach), but let your guests determine their schedule.

People love photos

Before your friends or family arrive, make

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Throwing a dinner party in a small condo can be a daunting prospect, leaving your mouth dry and your head spinning with the logistical challenges about how to pull it off. It is important to remember that it has been done in the past and that you can do it too. There are some simple tricks to throwing a good party. If you can put your fear aside and always remember why you first thought about hosting one in the first place, you can relax and plan a memorable event for your friends.

Below are some tips for planning and surviving a dinner party in your condo.

Tip 1. Set the date and send out the invitations.

condo dinner party

Making the commitment is the first and most important task that must be completed. Guess what? This is probably the hardest part. Once you

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The real estate market appears to be rebounding after imploding during the financial crisis. While it is true that more homes are coming on the market and prices are generally rising across the country, there are still markets in which it is harder to sell. These include vacation homes, condominiums and other homes that are targeted to specific buyers. Offering incentives can be a great way to make your home more attractive to potential buyers and move it off the market more quickly.

Buyer incentives are essentially anything you as the seller agree to do to make it easier for your buyer to complete the sale. For instance, you might agree to carry the financing, especially if you are selling a second home or vacation home and won't need the equity in

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Touring houses or condos can be both exhilarating and exhausting. You know that one of these properties will become your new home, and you're eager to find it. Yet you may have to visit many condos before you're ready to make an offer.

As your Realtor, Jennifer Mackay will take you the homes or condos you want to view. Once you're inside, you can walk through all the rooms, peek into closets and cabinets, measure windows, and explore. Here's how to get the most out of each visit you make while shopping for your new home.


Preparation is going to be key to a successful condo hunting tour. If you have everything in place before you set out to look at condos, you'll be able to focus on how well each condo meets your needs. So before you

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On Sunday June 16th, Jennifer Mackay will be hosting an open house at a wonderful waterfront home for sale in Venetian Villa between the hours of 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm.

This home is a must see with features including:

  • Private dock,
  • recently remodeled,
  • updated kitchen and fireplace,
  • Master suite
  • and more...
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Why not visit Jennifer on Sunday, June 16th at 1361 Capri Dr., Panama City, Florida and be sure to tell her you visited the website.

This 1,730+ sq. ft. 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath home is located at 1361 Capri Dr., Panama City Florida (or call for directions)

Buyers, when you’re ready to purchase a Panama City home, contact me directly (850) 774-6582 for the latest information and pricing on any of the Panama City homes for

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