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May 26 2014
2:00 pm

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CSX Transportation Winter Haven FL

Real Estate News

CSZ Bridge1884 the area that is now Winter Haven FL was first settled and plotted and was known as Harris Corners, however one year later it became winter Haven.  Throughout the years Winter Haven began to grow in population size and developed into a beautiful city and is still developing and evolving today. 

Job Opportunities

As the area around Winter Haven FL grows there are more and more jobs becoming available which include employment with the CSX Intermodal facility and LEGOLAND Florida which opened a few years ago.  The CSX Intermodal facility is also paired with a great business park that will surround it and these will offer great job opportunities and expansion for Winter Haven.  As more...

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May 19 2014
2:00 pm

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Legoland

Legoland

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LEGOLAND History

The LEGO brick was first introduced in 1958 originating from a small company that was established in Billund, Denmark back in 1932. The LEGO brick became very popular throughout Europe then transforming in mass production worldwide. This LEGO brick has transpired the imagination leading to the establishment of a total of six parks worldwide in Europe, USA and Malaysia, with the largest park located here in our home town of Winter Haven, Florida.

Childhood Memories

The emphasis of LEGOLAND is typically marketed to families and children under the age of 12 years, but it does give you the excitement and opportunity to re-live some of your childho...

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Bok Tower Gardens

Local Attractions

Bok Tower

Bok Tower Gardens

Looking for a perfect place in Florida to explore? Go to Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales in Florida. Housing a historic landmark, Bok Tower Gardens is among the famous attractions of the estate that never fails to catch the attention of lots of tourists every year.  Today, those people who are looking for homes for sale in Lake Wales can have an easy access to one of the famous landmarks of Florida, USA.

History of Bok Tower Gardens

The place is originally named as the Mountain Lake Sanctuary and Singing Tower. In 1986, it was renamed Bok Tower Gardens to honor its creator, Edward W. Bok. The place is a testimonial of Bok’s love for his home as he was told by hi...

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Mar 18 2014
12:30 pm

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404 South East CHRISTOPHER

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The Multiple Listing Service MFRMLS, markets your property to all of the members of the association. Your home is entered into the MLS- a computerized service for Realtors® that provides information on your home. They can search by any criteria such as price, style, area, size or features. The vast majority of all sales involve cooperative associations in the local area. It also provides inf

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404 South East CHRISTOPHER
Winter Haven, Fl

MLS# P4626279 - Residential

Spacious home located in a great SE community. Split plan offers: 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms plus breakfast nook, family room, dining room and utility room (2426sf). Family room features brick wood burning fireplace. Kitc...

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Oct 24 2011
1:00 pm

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Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition

HOLIDAYS

History

Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. But why do we celebrate it? Halloween is thought to have originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off roaming ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 as a time to honor all saints and martyrs; the holiday, All Saints’ Day, incorporated some of the traditions of Samhain. The evening before was known as All Hallows’ Eve and later Halloween. Over time, Halloween evolved into a secular, community-based event characterized by child-friendly activities such as trick-or-treating. In a number of countries around the world, as the d...

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Oct 24 2011
12:45 pm

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Real Estate Outlook: Builder Confidence Rises

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Real Estate Outlook: Builder Confidence Rises
Builder confidence is up for the month of October thanks to renewed buyer interest in select markets. This is the largest one-month gain since April 2010 when renewed confidence from the home buyer tax credit was in full swing. FULL STORY->

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Oct 24 2011
12:30 pm

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Hold Steady

Real Estate News

Fixed Mortgage Rates Hold Steady
Freddie Mac released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), showing average mortgage rates relatively unchanged for the week amid mixed economic and consumer sentiment reports. Adjustable mortgage rates were mixed while fixed mortgage rates held steady remaining near their 60-year lows. FULL STORY->

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Oct 24 2011
12:15 pm

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Gardens of Interlochen!

RENTAL

Charming 3 bedroom 2 bathroom rental home in the Gardens of Interlochen! Features  1,808 sq ft living space. Separate living and dining room. Custom cabinets with solid surface counters in kitchen and both bathrooms.   Kitchen includes; breakfast nook and breakfast bar leading out to family room. French doors opening to lanai. Spilt room plan, volume ceilings and crown molding upgrades throughout. Wood floors and ceramic tile. Inside utility, side opening  2 car garage. Irrigation system, trees landscaped. Located SE Winter Haven in an established neighborhood...

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Oct 24 2011
12:00 pm

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Stunning Lakefront Custom Home built in 2005

RENTAL

Stunning Lakefront Custom Home built in 2005. Offers 2669 sf of luxury living area. Great room plan with 3 bedroom & 2 baths.  Laundry & computer room plus bonus room & screened lanai. Ten foot high ceilings, Upgraded 'Shaw Laminated' flooring,  Granite counter tops & bar, Double pane windows  doors, Top of the line stainless steel appliances, Custom cabinets with lots of drawers, Walk-in tile shower & free standing tub in  master bath, Large screened lanai with brick flooring, Large covered dock with electric boat hoist.  Beautiful location on Lake Marianna. Large lot with white vinyl privacy fence. Sea wall with limestone rock. Wood walkway to Boat & fishing dock, upgraded landscaping w...

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Oct 24 2011
11:45 am

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PRICED TO SELL!!

New listing

Charming end unit condo located on the second floor. Open plan offering 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. Living/dining combo has new ceramic tile flooring, crown molding and sliding doors leading to screened balcony overlooking pool and clubhouse.  Kitchen has all new appliances, closet pantry and breakfast bar. Both bedrooms have neutral carpet and share an adjoining bathroom. Open front porch and open parking. Located in Sandy Cove with community pool, clubhouse, tennis court and boat ramp to Lake Gibson.

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Oct 24 2011
11:45 am

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Sparkling lake views

SHORT SALE

Short Sale -- Sparkling lake views and privately owned dock in this beautiful 3BR/2.5BA home are unforgettable!  Sited in a private lakefront community, the Spacious plan offers 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ bathrooms plus bonus/game room and utility room (2805sf).  Living area has ceramic tile flooring, tall ceilings, interior columns, plant shelving and French doors. Island kitchen has breakfast bar and closet pantry. Recent updates include; Brick paved drive & walkway, interior & exterior paint, ceramic tile flooring, windows, A/C, septic, roof, bathrooms, chair railing, fixtures and fans.  Downstairs master suite has vaulted ceilings, walk-in closet, French doors, and large seated shower with 3 jet...

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Oct 24 2011
11:45 am

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Amazing lake front pool home

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Amazing lake front pool home on Winter Haven's Chain of Lakes. Expansive windows and sliding doors offer panoramic views of Lake Lulu throughout entire home. Spacious (2470sf) floor plan offers: 3 bedrooms and 2 ½ bathrooms formal and family rooms  plus bonus room and utility room. Living room has vaulted ceiling, built-in shelving and an entertainment center plus 50' Samsung flat screen TV.  Spacious island kitchen has all appliances; built-in wall oven and microwave. Home has neutral ceramic tile flooring with carpet in bedrooms. Master suite has sliding doors, walk- in closet and sunk in garden tub with separate shower. Secondary bedrooms also have sliding doors to lanai. Brick paved l...

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Oct 24 2011
11:45 am

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Fantastic Spanish beauty

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Fantastic Spanish beauty, located in the historic master planned community of Mountain Lake Estates. A security guarded golf community established in the 1920's. The many amenities include golf course, clubhouse, community pool, hotel, restaurants, recreation area and 24 hour security guard (gated estate). This distinctive 2 story residence was built in 1925 with outstanding architectural details and 5750 Sq Ft of charm beauty and elegance. Providing 7 bedrooms 6.5 bath (5 bedrooms 4.5 bathrooms in main house and 2 bedrooms 2 bathroom in guest house).The grand covered entrance opens to foyer with elegant chandelier, hardwood flooring and powder room. Archways lead to the spacious living r...

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Oct 24 2011
11:30 am

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100 St Kitts Cir

SHORT SALE

SHORT SALE - Charming pool home located in a great family community. Split great room plan featuring; 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Living room has vaulted ceilings, plant shelving and sliding doors to lanai.  Kitchen also has sliding doors to lanai and a breakfast bar. Master suite has large walk in closet, garden tub with separate shower, dual vanities with access to lanai. Laminate flooring with carpet in secondary bedroom and ceramic tile in kitchen and baths. Home also has upgraded fixtures and fans throughout, blinds, shades and security system. Screened pool, lanai and fenced backyard.Virtual Tour

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Oct 24 2011
11:30 am

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Totally renovated home in charming neighborhood

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Totally renovated home in charming neighborhood...Offering 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1,712 sq ft living space! Design features; Kitchen with new wood cabinets, granite counters and all new appliances.   New laminate floors down stairs with ceramic tile in kitchen and bathrooms. Walls and ceilings textured knockdown and painted. New colonial base and trim. 6 panel interior doors. All new electrical fixtures, lights and ceiling fans. Both bathrooms upstairs and downstairs totally remodeled with new tile, new tub with shower upstairs and walk-in shower downstairs, new toilets, new cabinets with granite counters, new faucets and fixtures. Upstairs has original red oaks floors sanded and fin...

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Oct 24 2011
11:30 am

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Unique lake front home

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Unique lake front home in a quiet country setting. Split level offering 3 bedrooms and 2 ½ bathrooms plus family, game, and utility rooms (3402Sf). Open plan offers stunning views of Little Lake Eva and outdoor access throughout.  Living room features stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings and double French doors to balcony. Island kitchen has granite desk and closet pantry. Master suite is on main floor, has double French doors, walk-in closets and garden tub with shower. Downstairs is game, family and utility rooms plus 2 bedrooms that both have walk-in closets and Jack and Jill bathroom. Enjoy 2 full length covered porches plus balcony with new Sunscreen shades. Located on 1 ½ acres with de...

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