Dog, Parks, Beaches, Tampa
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20 Dog-Friendly Spots around Tampa Bay

-20 Dog-Friendly Spots around Tampa Bay- May is National Pet Month, which is a perfect time to celebrate the joys of pet ownership.  There are both psychological and physiological benefits to bonding with a pet. Studies show that petting a…
Pets, Homes, Pet
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4 Tips for Finding the Perfect Pet

- 4 Tips for Finding the Perfect Pet - Choosing a family pet may be one of the most important decisions made in your household.  Different factors could dictate the kind of pet to bring home -- whether you have a home with a big yard in…
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 Pet
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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…
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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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Fall into Florida Life!

October is here, and it’s officially fall, Floridians.  It is time to grab an iced-pumpkin-spice latte and head outside to enjoy the weather.  Of course, we do not get to enjoy sweaters and hot drinks just yet, but we certainly can embrace…
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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…
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Market Trends for Summer 2017

The Greater Tampa Bay area started the year positioned for an exciting 2017 real estate market. So far, it has not disappointed. Home prices continue to trend upward, and the spring months lived up to expectations for sales partly thanks to…
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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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Got Plans This Memorial Day? Now You Do!

The Greater Tampa Bay Area will soon be hosting Memorial Day activities and celebrating the launch of summer.There are many local happenings and outdoor activities to enjoy before Florida’s dreaded rainy season.Here’s a sampling of upcoming…
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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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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…
Pets Home
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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,…
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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New Listing-Come See What Privacy, Peace & Quiet Looks Like

This 4/3.5 pool home with big bonus room and 3 car tandem garage is located on nearly 1/3 acre in “Wilderness Lake Preserve” on a non through street with conservation and water on 3 sides.  Only 1 neighbor! Lovely upgrades include dark…
Tampa Bay 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…
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Take A Tour Of This Beautiful Land O'Lakes Home This Sunday!

Open House – 3989 Round Table Ct. Sunday, 2-28 - 1-4 pm Come see this beautifully decorated, “move-in ready” 4/3 on a quiet culdesac.  It has gorgeous hardwood floors, enormous kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances and…
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NEW LISTING: A Real Beauty in Land O' Lake's Concord Station!

If you’re looking for a move-in ready luxury home, this nearly  new 4/3 has it all:  Hand-scraped wood laminate flooring, huge eat-in kitchen with acres of granite countertops, stainless appliances, 42” wood cabinets and big center island. …
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New Listing! Beautiful 4/3 in Land O' Lake's Concord Station

This 4/3 home should be in “House Beautiful!”   Included in this gorgeous 3-way split  are hardwood laminate flooring and a fabulous eat-in kitchen with raised panel cabinets, center island,  granite, stainless steel appliances and more. …