Volunteer, Community Involvement
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Community Involvement Time for Tampa Bay

-Community Involvement Time for Tampa Bay- The holiday season can inspire us all to be more active in our communities.  Lucky for us, the Greater Tampa Bay Area offers countless opportunities for local socializing and community involvement. …
Thanksgiving
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3 Tips for a Homey Thanksgiving Setting

-3 Tips for a Homey Thanksgiving Setting- A family dining room is the quintessential setting for Thanksgiving dinner.  Thanksgiving tables are traditionally loaded with potato dishes, stuffing, gravy, turkey, and pumpkin pie, of course. …
Home Moving
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Don’t Forget these 4 Moving Tips

-Don’t Forget these 4 Moving Tips- Fall is a season of transitions, and it is a fantastic time to schedule a big move. You can often find more affordable rates for moving services during fall around the Greater Tampa Bay Area.  Also, you…
Tampa Real Estate
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Tampa Real Estate Trends for Autumn 2019

-3 Tampa Real Estate Trends for Autumn 2019- The leaves may not be changing colors, but milder temperatures are helping to make it feel like autumn around the Tampa Bay area.  It seems the change of seasons, however, has not cooled the hot…
Empty Nests, Florida
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Why We Enjoy Downsizing to Empty Nests

-Why We Enjoy Downsizing to Empty Nests- If you want a home life that brings you greater happiness, consider the joys of an empty nest. A recent study showed that parents in empty nests are happier than older adults who never raised kids. …
Guests Room Home
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7 Ways to Welcome Guests to an Empty Nest

-7 Ways to Welcome Guests to an Empty Nest- One of the greatest things about an empty nest is finally having more space, including sufficient room for guests.  Whether you have spare rooms in a large Carrollwood home, or that second bedroom…
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5 Ways to Liven Up Your Tampa Home

-5 Ways to Liven Up Your Tampa Home- Cabin fever is spreading across Florida. As the rain and humid weather persists, many of us are spending more time inside our Tampa homes. If you are not enjoying the current vibe of your home’s interior,…
Tampa Home Real Estate
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7 Tips to Secure an Empty Home

-7 Tips to Secure an Empty Home- Whether you are traveling to faraway places for a weekend or for months, it is important to take steps to secure your empty home while you are away. Many homes are sitting vacant across the Greater Tampa…
Cool Down
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7 Summer Tips for a Cooler Home

- 7 Summer Tips for a Cooler Home - It is not always easy to keep your home cool, especially with the Greater Tampa Bay Area seeing record heat advisories this summer.  Undoubtedly, air conditioning is essential in Florida. Our state has high…
Tampa Real Estate
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Tampa’s 3 Hot Real Estate Communities

- Tampa’s 3 Hot Real Estate Communities - As the Greater Tampa Bay Area enters our hottest days of summer, we are highlighting the hottest types of real estate communities around Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco Counties. Tampa Area Benefits…
Moving Tips
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7 Summer Moving Solutions for Tampa Bay

-7 Summer Moving Solutions for Tampa Bay- Moving to a new home can be an overwhelming transition, which is why simplifying the moving process is important.  If you are making a move during the hot summer months in Florida, plenty of preparation…
Communities, Flordia
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10 Tips for Transitions to New Communities  

-10 Tips for Transitions to New Communities-  One of the most exciting parts of moving can be the opportunity for joining a new community in the Greater Tampa Bay area.  Transitions to new communities might be intimidating for some of us,…
Empty Nests, Florida
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8 Greater Tampa Bay Downsizing Bonuses

-8 Greater Tampa Bay Downsizing Bonuses- Greater Tampa Bay real estate professionals often tout the benefits of up sizing to spacious homes with larger rooms and bigger yards.  Have you, however, considered the huge bonuses for downsizing…
Tampa Rainy Season Storm
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Tampa Storm Preparedness Events and Tips

- Tampa Storm Preparedness Events and Tips - Florida homeowners around Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco Counties are preparing for potential storms and hurricanes this summer.  With the right education and preparation, you may find peace…
Suburban Growth Tampa
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Suburban Growth Surrounds Tampa Bay

-Suburban Growth Surrounds Tampa Bay- The Greater Tampa Bay Area is experiencing continuous growth from Pasco County down to South Hillsborough County.  Here are highlights about developments around Riverview, Apollo Beach, Wesley Chapel,…
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…
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7 Homeowner Tips for Earth Day

-7 Homeowner Tips for Earth Day- We’re joining countries around the world to celebrate Earth Day on April 22. This year’s Earth Day centers on nature’s gifts to our planet and the protection of Earth’s millions of species. As homeowners,…
Home, Money, Organized
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8 Great Ways to Spend Refund Dollars

-8 Great Ways to Spend Refund Dollars- April 15th is widely known as Tax Day across America.  While some people are racing to submit their income tax forms to the federal government, many other people are thinking up cost-effective ways to…
Tampa Real Estate
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Spring Home Buying for Snowbirds

-Spring Home Buying for Snowbirds- Spring is a perfect time for snowbirds and retirees to delight in beautiful weather, partake in bountiful activities, and shop around for their dream home.  While everyone knows Florida is a great place to…
Home Finance
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How to Downsize to an Upgraded Lifestyle

-How to Downsize to an Upgraded Lifestyle- Are you ready to downsize your home life? The answer might depend on whether you consider the definition of “downsizing” to be the process of reducing clutter or the idea of moving into a smaller…
Tampa Real Estate
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City Living Trends in Tampa

-City Living Trends in Tampa- When it comes to city living, the Greater Tampa Bay area is thriving with new developments and exciting opportunities for residents craving a live-work-play environment. Everyone knows that residential real…
Clean, Modern, Declutter
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5 Ways to Declutter Your Home

-5 Ways to Declutter Your Home- Three-day weekends provide a great opportunity to declutter your home. Many workplaces and businesses are closed for Presidents’ Day, which is celebrated annually on the third Monday in February to honor…
Empty Nests, Florida
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5 Exciting Ideas for Empty Nesters - Tampa

-5 Exciting Ideas for Empty Nesters - What a wonderful time it is to be empty nesters in Florida. With the holidays over and the excitement of a fresh new year, we now have plenty of time to enjoy the benefits of living in one of the most…
Tampa Pet
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Top 3 Home Solutions for Pet Damage

As we always say, we love our pets.  This love extends even when our pets are not at their best. Cats and dogs can certainly create a mess in our homes, but savvy homeowners know there are preventions and solutions for pet damage -- whether…
Home-Buying-Homebuyers
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5 Simple Steps towards Home Buying

Fall in Florida is an opportune time for home buying.  Not only is the weather perfect for tours and showings, but purchasing a home before the end of the year allows homebuyers to qualify for money-saving Homestead Exemptions and other tax…