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Empty Nest, 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…
Father Men Home
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5 FUN Father’s Day Gifts

- 5 Fun Father’s Day Gifts - Families all around the Greater Tampa Bay Area will be celebrating Father’s Day with barbeques, golf outings, and events to wine and dine the men in their lives.  Fathers and Grandfathers deserve to be showered…
Tampa Memorial Day Events
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Tampa Bay Memorial Day Weekend

-Tampa Bay Memorial Day Weekend- Tampa homeowners as well as out-of-state folks visiting Florida for Memorial Day Weekend have opportunities to enjoy activities throughout the Greater Tampa Bay region. Local events include fun festivals in…
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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 Value Money
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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…
Home Pet Medicine
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New Bill to Save Money for Pet Owners

-New Bill to Save Money for Pet Owners- Pet ownership may be getting more affordable.  A new bill is working its way through congress to help pet owners save money on their pets’ prescription medications. The Fairness to Pet Owners Act The…
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…
Florida, Snowbird, Retirement
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7 Essentials for Finding a Retirement Community

-7 Essentials for Finding a Retirement Community- Florida consistently ranks as one of the best places for retirement in the United States. Enjoyable weather, reasonable pricing, and beautiful locations are all reasons people choose Florida…
Tampa Pet
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6 To-Dos before Hiring Pet Sitters

-6 To-Dos before Hiring Pet Sitters- In honor of Professional Pet Sitters Week, celebrated March 3-10 this year, our real estate team has compiled a list of ideas and tips for making sure your pets are properly cared for when you’re not at…
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…
Empty Nest, 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…
Events, Tampa Bay, Beer Week
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Winter Events around Tampa Bay

-Winter Events around Tampa Bay - While the rest of the nation faces bleak weather, The Greater Tampa Bay area comes to life in the winter! There are a ton of activities and events delivering fun for the whole family. Snowbirds flock to Florida…
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…
Pool, Florida, Winter
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At-Home Activities for Winter in Florida

- At-Home Activities for Winter in Florida - Winter in Florida is an amazing time to get outside without sweating to death or lathering your entire body in sunscreen. This is the time for Floridians to break out the jackets and boots; even…
Home, Gifts
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4 Last-Minute Homemade Gift Ideas

Holiday gift buying can be time-consuming and expensive for many homeowners on a budget, but there are affordable options for homemade gifts you can create in the comfort of your own home. Rather than running around Tampa area malls or wandering…
Holidays, Lights, Tampa
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How Floridians Celebrate the Holidays

Florida may not have snowmen and icicles, but we have holiday spirit. From festivities to fantastic shopping, the holiday season is in full swing around the Greater Tampa Bay area. Neighborhoods across our region will be hosting tree lightings,…
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…
Holiday Tips Homeowners
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Holiday Tips for Happy Homeowners

Homeowners across Florida and the nation are preparing their homes for holiday meals, parties, and house guests. Our dining rooms, kitchens, and guestrooms often see a major increase in activity this time of year, which is why we have compiled…
Florida, fitness, get fit
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7 Tips for Two-Nested Snowbirds

If you are a snowbird with two nests, you know it takes meticulous planning and organization to maintain your northern home and your Florida home.  We’ve compiled a list of easy tips for snowbirds to refine, divide, and conquer the issue…
Pet Dog Tampa
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7 Tips for Responsible Pet Parents

The American Kennel Club has designated the month of September as “Responsible Dog Ownership Month.”  In recognition of this celebration, people and organizations around the U.S. are highlighting the rewards and responsibilities of being…
Fall Florida Homes
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4 Fall To-Do Ideas for Floridians

Floridians have many reasons to love the fall.  First, it signifies better weather is on the way with less rain and moderate temperatures. Second, for parents and grandparents, fall means the kids are preoccupied with back-to-school activities.…
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, fitness, get fit
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7 Safety Essentials for Florida Seniors

Florida’s senior population continues to grow as baby boomers head south to make savvy investments in Florida’s hot real estate market.  As real estate professionals, we uniquely specialize in helping seniors downsize and find homes to…
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5 Top Trends for Florida Rooms

Floridians live in a vacation paradise, and it makes sense for us to create spaces in our homes that exude a vacation vibe.  A great way to do this is by designing a Florida room or creating a serene, spa-like room to enjoy during your staycations…
Tampa Bay Water Activities
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Tampa Bay’s Best Water Activities

The best part about living on Florida’s coast is we have some of the most beautiful beaches and waterways in the world.  Anything involving water is wonderful for cooling down and enjoying Florida in August.  Whether you want to spend a…