Using reclaimed wood is becoming an even more popular design trend, and one which could work well in decorating your Venice FL home or condo.
Reclaimed wood is being used in all kinds of ways: dimensional walls, coffee tables, side tables, and outdoor furniture. You can use all kinds of wood: pallet wood, siding, logs, and even paint stirrers.
There's a lot you can do with reclaimed wood to personalize your home or condo in Venice FL. These types of elements will create a memorable selling point and add value if you are renovating a home or condo to sell. Please contact me for more ideas on selling your Venice FL real estate.
One of the common questions we get in Venice FL real estate is if concrete block homes are really better than wood frame homes.
I myself was surprised when I first moved to Florida to find that concrete block was prevalent. Where I come from, it was the garage that was built out of concrete block, but not the homes themselves. I encounter many buyers from up north with the same reaction.
The pros for concrete block homes in Florida are:
Concrete block is stronger than wood frame, in the case of a major storm or flood; Better insulating properties and lower utility costs; Improved sound deadening properties; Lower insurance costs; Lower long term maintenance costs;Higher apparent demand among the buying public.
Concrete block homes are more termite resistant, but are not fully termite proof. Most concrete block homes have wood roof trusses and interior wall studs. Home buyers should also be aware that two story homes may be listed for sale described as a concrete block home, but th…
I have worked with a lot of Venice FL home buyers over the years. Buyers take their time to make a decision on which property to purchase and are looking for a WOW factor to help make that decision.
If you are thinking of sprucing up your Venice FL real estate to sell, consider something different for kitchen countertops: stainless steel.
Stainless steel counter tops are not for the budget minded investor or seller, but it can give that WOW factor to a property and help it stand out in the mind of a potential buyer. Consider installing a stainless counter top in just one part of the kitchen.