L. Kay Lehmer's Blog

Posted on 11/30/2020
Want to Invest in Your Own Home?
Photo by Paul McGowan via Pixabay Already a homeowner? Planning to sell in a few years? Sometimes the most sensible investment on the table is the property you already own. Why Invest In Your Own Property? Some investors think of each residence as a sort of long-term flip: buy a home, live in it for a couple of...
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Posted on 11/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 13580 Traditions Drive, Seminole, FL 33776
TAKING BACKUPS! RARELY AVAILABLE 5-BEDROOM HOME IN THE POPULAR GATED TRADITIONS COMMUNITY OF SEMINOLE! Built by David Weekly Homes, this timelessly beautiful craftsman-style home is located JUST 1 MILE FROM THE BEACHES and features over 3,200 Sq Ft of living space inside, plus many updates throughout. Chefs will love the open-concept kitchen boasting stainless steel appliances, a natural gas cooktop, wall oven, and tons of cabinet space! Enjoy vaulted ceilings in the main living area and beautiful wood flooring, plus a cozy, natural gas fireplace for those chilly winter evenings. THE HUGE MASTER SUITE IS LOCATED ON THE 1ST FLOOR OF THIS...
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Posted on 11/24/2020
Another Property Sold - 19205 Climbing Aster Drive, Tampa, FL 33647
Massive price reduction! Move in ready and one of the few superbly built homes by MERCEDES HOMES Inc the builder of excellence rich deep baseboards elegant rounded corner beads and soaring arches are just a few features which separate this builder from the others! Located on a premium just steps from the park lot with a serene pond view & conservation backdrop NO REAR NEIGHBORS! 4 bedrooms 2.5 baths 3 car garage, soaring ceilings, tray ceilings. Low voc Corian counters and wood cabinetry and a whole house water purification system keeps a healthy living home.The front of the home boasts separate living room/dining room both featuring...
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Posted on 11/23/2020
Homeowners' Insurance: What Leads to Your Cost
Photo by Designer491 via Shutterstock If you’re new to homeownership, one of your first expenses is homeowner’s insurance. Not to be confused with mortgage insurance, your homeowner policy protects you in the event of a catastrophe. Factors that Impact the Cost of Home Insurance The cost of your home is only one factor in an extensive list of...
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Posted on 11/16/2020
Is Your House Underpriced?
As a home seller, you likely want to set a "fair" initial asking price for your residence. Because if you fail to do so, you risk pricing your home outside of your target buyer's price range. Perhaps even worse, you risk pricing your house too low – something that may cause you to miss out on the opportunity to...
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Posted on 11/10/2020
Video Tour - 417 Westchester Drive, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Cute, Charming, move in ready home in sought out Glen Arden Heights!!! Make sure to look at the list of improvements on this home as almost all has been done with in last 5 years. Beautiful walk up entry to covered front porch and new structurally cedar wrapped columns. Walk through new double front doors to new flooring, baseboards, new fixtures, two wood burning fireplaces. Both bathrooms renovated with new tile, vanities, mirrors & fixtures. Master shower has seamless glass enclosures. New luxury vinyl plank flooring through out home except for 3 secondary bedrooms,which have new carpet. Lush, large back yard with pool and child...
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Posted on 11/10/2020
417 Westchester Drive, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701 is now new to the market!
Cute, Charming, move in ready home in sought out Glen Arden Heights!!! Make sure to look at the list of improvements on this home as almost all has been done with in last 5 years. Beautiful walk up entry to covered front porch and new structurally cedar wrapped columns. Walk through new double front doors to new flooring, baseboards, new fixtures, two wood burning fireplaces. Both bathrooms renovated with new tile, vanities, mirrors & fixtures. Master shower has seamless glass enclosures. New luxury vinyl plank flooring through out home except for 3 secondary bedrooms,which have new carpet. Lush, large back yard with pool and child...
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Posted on 11/09/2020
Tips on Keeping Your Physical and Financial Toolboxes Stocked After Purchasing a Home
Photo by Davie Bicker via Pixabay There are plenty of maintenance concerns to think about when owning a home. Once you’ve completed your purchase and settled in comfortably, it’s important to remember that there will be no landlord to come around and fix those leaky faucets. You’ll need to either fix them yourself or pay to have a...
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Posted on 11/02/2020
Unique Flooring Options From Around the World
Are you looking for some new and unique flooring options for your home? Check out this list of artistic, eye-catching and unique flooring options from around the globe. Roman Tile Floor The most luxurious homes during the Golden Age of Rome boasted floors that were a fantastic work of art. Tiny colored tiles were created with meticulous care...
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Posted on 10/28/2020
Video Tour - 17818 Osprey Pointe Place, Tampa, FL 33647
Beautiful brick home in gated village of Osprey Pointe, Hunter's Green, New Tampa. This home has soaring ceilings the moment you walk in and beautiful wood floors in formal areas and staircase. Spacious kitchen with work island, huge closet pantry, granite counters open to large family room with wood burning fireplace. Oversized conservation lot with large pool(resurfaced in last 5 years) and lanai area. Master and two bedrooms upstairs and one bedroom down with large walk in closet. Bathrooms 2 & 3 updated 2020 with new tile & fixtures. New carpet in bedroom 2 & 3, New barrel tile roof 2012, New exterior paint 2018,...
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Posted on 10/28/2020
17818 Osprey Pointe Place, Tampa, FL 33647 is now new to the market!
Beautiful brick home in gated village of Osprey Pointe, Hunter's Green, New Tampa. This home has soaring ceilings the moment you walk in and beautiful wood floors in formal areas and staircase. Spacious kitchen with work island, huge closet pantry, granite counters open to large family room with wood burning fireplace. Oversized conservation lot with large pool(resurfaced in last 5 years) and lanai area. Master and two bedrooms upstairs and one bedroom down with large walk in closet. Bathrooms 2 & 3 updated 2020 with new tile & fixtures. New carpet in bedroom 2 & 3, New barrel tile roof 2012, New exterior paint 2018,...
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Posted on 10/26/2020
Neighborhood Identity and Big Business
Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay Several years ago in an upscale comedy club located in a relatively downscale Los Angeles neighborhood, the owner gave an impassioned speech about how gentrification was affecting the Hispanic culture that once thrived there. The overlying, tear-filled message was that nothing could be done to preserve the integrity of her home and...
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