Tampa Golf
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How Tampa Locals Play Tourist

Homeowners across Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and surrounding areas have many reasons to love Florida life on a year-round basis. People from around the world come to our area for fantastic adventures and waterfront tranquility.  Generally,…
Florida Life, Beaches, Labor Day
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3 Things to Do Labor Day Weekend

Florida's weather is still sizzling hot, but we seem to consider Labor Day as the end of summer.  Celebrated on the first Monday in September, Labor Day ushers in a new school year, hectic fourth-quarter schedules, and a feeling of a new season. In…
Florida Real Estate
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5 Trends in Florida Real Estate News

The summer is heating up around the Greater Tampa Bay Area, and the state of Florida has become a hotbed of real estate activity.  In addition to continued economic growth and a booming construction industry, there have been several news headlines…
Tampa Pets
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4 Easy Donation Items for Pet Shelters

Did you know there are items around your home to give to local pet shelters?  Most people know shelters and rescue centers are always in need of monetary donations and fresh food supplies, but there are also household items you could donate…
Home style, Real Estate
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5 Dream Home Styles For Floridians

As America celebrates its birthday this month, we think about the American dream.  That dream is home ownership for many people, and there is nothing better than finding a dream home. Many of us have driven down a street and thought, “I love…

5 Reasons to Love Florida Winters

Year after year, Floridians tout the wonderfulness of our winters.  This year, however, there may have been a few complaints.  We’ve had our share of chilly temperatures dropping below normal, and (dare we say it) we hit freezing points…
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Six Spooktacular Tampa Events!

Tampa’s Halloween season is in full swing with an array of events and activities for all ages.  Our local bakeries are serving up tempting treats and pumpkin delights, while community centers and clubs across the Greater Tampa Bay Area are…
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Four Ways to Enjoy a New Neighborhood

Do you want to know the fastest ways to fit in a new neighborhood? We have four simple tips for you.  Whether you are transitioning to a new section of Tampa, or you are making a big move across state lines to our Florida Gulf Coast, here are…
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Real Estate Value & Climate

Entering the fall months of 2017, Americans are seeing fluctuations in weather – especially as we have seen recently and real estate values. As full-service real estate professionals, it’s our job to frequently research the U.S. market trends…
Tampa Pets
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How to Keep Pets Safe in a Pest Invasion

Let’s face it: Floridians are in constant combat with insect invasions.  We want the best pest control, but many of us with pets fear harsh chemicals. Here is an overview for those who have pets but don’t like having pests. Prevention:…
Tampa Rainy Season
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Hurricane Season Is Here-How Prepared Are You?

June marked the official start to hurricane season for Floridians, and we believe it is an important time to discuss all matters of hurricane preparedness. Whether you have lived on the Gulf coast your entire life, or you are a northerner who…
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Summer Style for Your Home

Summer is traditionally a time for outdoor fun, but it can also be a great time for Floridians to make interior updates to their homes. Perhaps you recently purchased a new home in the Carrollwood area of Tampa, or maybe you need to make updates…
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Energy-Efficient Homes

Nearly 200 countries around the world celebrate Earth Day with events focused on climate and environmental literacy. It’s wonderful to set aside a day to celebrate the protection of our planet, but it’s even better to live every day in an…
Tampa Festivities
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Tampa Area Market Trends

Fellow Floridians, we remain positioned for an exciting year in real estate.  It’s been a long climb, but Tampa Bay’s real estate market is back on top. According to a Zillow report from late February 2017, Tampa ranks third as the nation’s…
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Events & Festivals Springing Up in Tampa

We hope you are enjoying this fresh feeling of springtime. Flowers are blooming and the Tampa Bay area is buzzing with events and festivals from Bayshore to the Gulf shores.  In addition to baseball games and golf events throughout our area,…
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Preparing for the Elevating Pollen Count

The Greater Tampa Bay Area is a spectacular place to live.  We’ve got culture, sports, beaches, parks, and an abundance of wildlife.  Particularly, we have a lot of oak trees. From Carrollwood to South Tampa, some of us see it as a blessing…
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A Special Holiday Wish To You

As the Christmas & Hannukah Holidays approach, we want to extend our warm wishes and many thanks for continuing to work with us and, most importantly, the great sustaining relationships we've made with you. We pride ourselves on providing…
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Holiday Spirit is Alive Around Tampa!

The Greater Tampa Bay area is celebrating the holidays with twinkling lights, festive activities, and charitable opportunities.  We hope you will get out and enjoy all that our area has to offer this season. We’ve compiled a small sampling…
Community, Style
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4 Great Ways to Navigate a NEW Neighborhood

Whether you’ve moved to a different section of the Tampa Bay area, or you’re a brand new resident of the state of Florida, there is plenty to learn when settling into a new neighborhood.  Searching the aisles of a different supermarket,…
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How to Enjoy Halloween 2016!

The Tampa Bay area will be celebrating Halloween this year with more events than Count Dracula can count.  We all know about the highly publicized Howl-O-Scream at our beloved Busch Gardens and Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando,…
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Make Room for the Outdoors

Snowbirds flock to Florida every fall for a good reason – because we have wonderful weather. What better way to enjoy it than to create outdoor living spaces for your family, friends, and pets. We believe an enhanced exterior space can be…
Fall Florida Homes
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Autumn Sporting Activities Abound!

This week marks the beginning of autumn, and the surrounding Tampa Bay area is celebrating the season with numerous outdoor activities and sporting events.  If you’ve been cooped up inside all summer, it’s time to come out and enjoy autumn…
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3 Tips to Protect Your Lawn Against Heavy Summer Rains

The Tampa Bay area is now in the heart of the summer rainy season, which means lots of precipitation and rain run off. If your yard is starting to get saturated, it could mean big problems for the health & beauty of your lawn. With more…
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Just Listed! This Cute Carrollwood Condo Could be PERFECT For You!

Located near the beautiful Carrollwood Country Club in the heart of Carrollwood—this lovely 1 bedroom, 1 bath, easy-living condo at 4006 Cypress CT features 1022 SF and is ready for its new owners. High ceilings, hard wood floors, walk…
Tampa Festivities
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Looking for Some Fourth Of July Fun?

We’ve Got You Covered, From Tampa to St. Pete! Happy Birthday America! Fourth of July celebrations in the Bay area seem to get a little bigger, louder and tastier each year. Here’s a sampling of some of the more popular events. However…