Home Buying

March 5, 2022

Kipling Progress Report

The construction crew has been hard at work on the garage to one bedroom transformation at Kipling Street. The drywall is in place and the mudding process is under way. Painting should begin at the end of the week. 

Entry way with a view down the hallway. The doorway ...

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Feb. 22, 2022

No Need to Sweat!

Gulf State Heating & Air did a wonderful job on installing the new HVAC system at Spring Street. An HVAC system has never been placed at the property, this was a huge undertaking for the crew that did the installation.

The project started underneath the house, by cutting space in ...

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Feb. 10, 2022

Spring Street Update

Unit 1 is about to "Spring" into the Airbnb market! 

The finishing touches are taking place. The construction crew has been hard at work touching up paint, installing shelving and bathroom hardware, hanging blinds, placing outlet covers and assembling furniture. A couple more pieces of furniture need to be ...

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Feb. 10, 2022

Let's Get Wired!

Kipling Street's garage to studio renovation recently underwent a complete electrical installation. This process started with the placement of the breaker box. Then outlet boxes were strategically placed throughout the unit, to provide optimal accessibility to light switches and outlets for the future tenants. Once the outlet boxes were ...

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Feb. 9, 2022

Paving the Way

What a difference the placement of fresh gravel driveways can have on a rental property!

Our contractor, Dallas Goodale, owner of Turn Key Renovations, Inc., had a huge undertaking with the planning, placement and installation of the gravel driveways at Kipling Street. 

The driveway project began with removal of ...

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Feb. 9, 2022

Caulk Away!

Older homes have many gorgeous features, but need attention and a little TLC to maximize efficiency when it comes to planning for energy costs, especially with a short term rental property. 

Applying caulk to the windows and cracks in a home can help keep the cool air in and ...

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Feb. 8, 2022

A Little Stain Can Go a Long Way

Original hardwood flooring is a charming feature in historical homes. The beauty of the original flooring is a perk that is sought after and appreciated by the masses. 

One way to spruce up the worn in flooring is to polish it up with a bit of stain. 

First ...

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Feb. 8, 2022

Meet the Contractor: Dallas Goodale

Gulf Coast Home Experts would like to introduce Dallas Goodale, the man with the construction plan for the garage-to-home transformation on the Kipling Street project.

Dallas owns and operates Turn Key Renovations, Inc. construction business. His company does everything from landscaping to complete renovations. Dallas is licensed and insured and ...

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Jan. 25, 2022

Project Kipling is Underway!

Big things are on the horizon for the income property on Kipling Street! This property initially had a duplex; which holds a 3 bed, 2 bath and a 2 bed 1 bath, and a two car garage. With the knowledge and expertise of "Doc" Cindy Tant, the property has so ...

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Jan. 12, 2022

Spring Street Spotlight: Meet Project Manager Rick Corwin

Meet project manager here at Spring Street, Rick Corwin. An all-around handy-man, Rick has been the overseer of all things construction and maintenance in order to get Spring Street ready for its guests.

So far, Rick and co. have been rewiring the house from the main panel to each apartment, all ...

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