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Susan Hill, REALTOR�
  
 
Susan Hill photo After 30 years in the trade show business, I sold my company, Hill & Partners, Inc (www.hillpartners.com) and moved to sunny Florida and focused on real estate. Working with buyers and sellers affords me the opportunity to apply the same skills that brought such success to my previous endeavor. You can be certain I will respond to your real estate needs with excitement, enthusiasm, rapid response, networking skills and problem-solving solutions!
 
 
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Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce 
Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce 
Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association
 

 















Congratulations to:

 

Gregory L. Quincy, MA  - We sold their beautiful spec home and now they are planning for the next one and a Builder's model!


 

Anton H. Atlanta, GA - Sold his lot in record time!


 

 

 
Featured Listing

 

3669 Whippoorwill

Punta Gorda, FL 33950

 

List Price: $574,900
3 Beds, 3 Baths















Outstanding oversized lot with terrific long canal view! Your opportunity is here - come see this well cared-for, custom built Fero home in desirable, deed restricted Punta Gorda Isles. Sailboat water and existing dock, not to mention the 10,000 lb boat lift. The wow factor is obvious the minute you walk in the front door. Bright and sunny with an open floor plan and split bedroom plan. Zero edge sliders open the entire home to the lanai and bring your living space outside. Tray ceilings and crown molding add to the drama. Three bedrooms and a den! Entertaining will be easy from this smartly laid out chef's kitchen. Granite counters, wood grain cabinets and stainless steel appliances. Both a breakfast bar and breakfast nook. The dining room is off the kitchen and open to the great room. The lanai offers additional space for dining and/or just relaxing in your pool and heated spa. Master bedroom suite features sliders to the lanai and a bath with double sinks, garden tub and spacious his and her walk-in closets. Propane gas (250 gal underground tank) currently used for heat & gas dryer. There is a three car garage with lots of storage space for all your toys! Minutes away from historic downtown Punta Gorda and all it has to offer!

Visit my website to learn more about this listing or contact me at (941) 676-1033 or at susan@letsgo2puntagorda.com.




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With the New Year just passed and the holidays behind us, this is an ideal time to say "thanks" to all those who send referrals my way. Showing your vote of confidence through a referral is a much appreciated gesture. Meeting new clients this way proves how helpful relationships can be.

 

Whenever you need real estate assistance, I'm ready to help you and your friends, relatives, and acquaintances in any way I can. It is my objective to develop and maintain solid relationships and maintain them for the long term. So whether the need is to gather general market information or to develop a more specific real estate plan, I'm always available to help you and those you refer.

 

January is a month of new beginnings - it's also known as National Soup Month and National Oatmeal Month - but on the 8th we get to celebrate National Bubble Bath Day, National Popcorn Day on the 19th and my favorite - National Hugging Day on the 21st. 

 

 

Susan Hill, REALTOR� 

Member of RE/MAX "Platinum" Club - 2013 

Member of RE/MAX "100%" Club - 2012 

Member of RE/MAX "Executive Club" - 2011

 

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November 2014 Local Housing Statistics
Punta Gorda Metropolitan Statistical Area
 
Single-Family Homes
Closed Sales: 296
Median Sales Price: $151,412
   Year-over-Year % Change: 16.5%
 
Condos and Townhouses
Closed Sales: 58
Median Sales Price: $140,000
   Year-over-Year % Change: 36.6%

 

Source: Florida Realtors
 
Latest PGI Civic Association News
 
The Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association is a great organization and if you're new to the area, it provides a lot of valuable information about how to become more involved in the community. 

You can view a copy of the latest PGICA Commentator here - a monthly publication where you can find information about our area and the multitude of community activities available to you. 

 
Non-stop sports action

If you're one to enjoy sports, whether that means participating or watching, there are a ton of opportunities in Charlotte County this winter and spring. Below are just a few events to put on your calendar.


Snowbird Baseball Classic
This is the largest annual tournament featuring Div. I and III college teams from across the country from Feb. 13 to April 1. For schedules, check out www.snowbirdbaseball.info.

Tampa Bay Rays
Who can forget spring training for the Tampa Bay Rays?Between March 5 to April 2, there will be an estimated 17 spring training home games at Charlotte Sports Park, which was voted the top spring training facility by USA Today in 2014. For full schedule and tickets, call 888-Fan-Rays or visit raysbaseball.com/springtraining.

International Air Show
High-speed military jets and acrobatic performers will be at the Punta Gorda Airport on March 27-30. You can also enjoy expanded aircraft exhibits, displays, a kids' entertainment area, and refreshments. Proceeds benefit Southwest Florida working charities. For more details, visit www.floridaairshow.com.


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DIY Home Improvement Projects Under $50


Modernize Your Outdoor House Numbers
"In just minutes (and using tools you likely have on hand), you can refresh your home's curb appeal with a new set of house numbers. Go for a style or color that picks up on a detail on your home's exterior, and place them in an easy-to-see spot. For even more punch, consider placing an accent uplight or downlight that draws attention to the numbers during nighttime hours."

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Swap Out a Doorknob
"Tired finishes or worn-out hardware can make doors unappealing elements in the overall look of a room. A fresh doorknob can give new life to a door, and it's an easy project. Simply remove the old plate and hardware and install the new, following the manufacturer's directions. Or you can paint the old hardware using a metal-appropriate spray paint. Tip: You may need to touch up paint or stain on the door around the new plate if the old hardware is a different size."

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Organize Your Drawers
"Drawers that hold a jumble of items -- miscellaneous crafts and school supplies in the kitchen, socks and underwear in the bedroom -- can easily be tamed, sometimes with DIY items you already have on hand. Go for clear containers to group like items or dividers (you can find inexpensive ones at hardware or big-box home improvement stores) made from wire or plastic. Then designate space for everything -- socks in the middle, for example, or paint in a single container."

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Improve Lighting
"Light is often an afterthought, but a new light fixture is a simple DIY project that fast-forwards the decor of a space into fresh, fabulous territory. Swap out a lamp in an entry, for example, or replace a too-small fixture in the kitchen with a series of smaller pendants over a work space."

For more DIY projects, click here.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


 

Susan Hill

RE/MAX Harbor Realty

1133 Bal Harbor Blvd, Suite #1129

Punta Gorda, FL 33950

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