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  Home design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. Great home design is about functionality and usability. It should make life at home easier and more pleasant from the time you awake in the morning to the time you are go back to bed that night.Some […]

  New Construction- only a new home: These buyers account for about 20% of people looking for a home to purchase.  They site the quality of construction, better floor plans, lower maintenance  costs, energy efficiency and ability to customize as the primary reasons they will only consider a newly built home. Either New or Existing: […]

New home sales consultants do a great job of showing you the new house plans, standard features offered, and community amenities. However, they will only show you what their communities have to offer.

Something to consider when purchasing a new homes is Home Safety. Homes with sunken living rooms, and converted garages with one step instead of two can be huge true trip hazards. Especially for the elderly and children. Just a 1/2 inch flooring transition from adding new tile or pavers can be just  enough to catch a toe or […]

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Tampa Bay & Company has come up with a new name for the publicly funded, privately run company. After more than a year of research, Tampa Bay & Company has decided on “Unlock Tampa Bay; Treasure Awaits You”! The Tampa-based ad agency Spark held focus groups throughout the U.S. and overseas to learn the perception of Tampa Bay  […]

Tampa Bay Air Fest MARCH 22nd and MARCH 23rd…..   Gates open at 8am on both days, with free parking and free admission. The show will include vintage Warbirds, the USSOCOM Parachute team, and of course the US Air Force Thunderbirds! Should be a great Air Show!!

Whether you are building a new home or remodeling an existing one, it is wise to pay atention to housing trends. In 2012, five top trends emerged in home design. 1) Fantasy Islands Kitchen Islands are becoming wider, longer, and harder-working. Islands now serve as dining areas, storage units, prep space and display case. 2)Wide […]

It’s the expectation the prices are going to continue to rise.  A Redfin survey of over 1,000 active homebuyers clearly showed that consumers are starting to feel a sense of urgency to purchase soon because they believe prices will move higher in the next 12 months. Also, buyers are citing low interest rates as the leading […]

How Good Home Design Works

  Home design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. Great home design is about functionality and usability. It should make life at home easier and more pleasant from the time you awake in the morning to the time you are go back to bed that night.Some […]