Blog Articles for January 2013

Orlando Housing Market Sees Increase in Median Home Prices

Posted On: January 31, 2013 | Categories: Communities | General Info
The Orlando housing market ended 2012 on a high note with median home prices reaching $131,800 in December 2012, up 10.76 percent from December 2011. That price was up 3.01 percent from November 2011, marking 18 consecutive months of increases for Orlando. With a median income of $54,815, the

Emerald Green Named Pantone's 2013 Color of the Year

Posted On: January 29, 2013 | Categories: Design and Decorating
\n\nPantone's Color of the Year was just announced, and the hottest hue for 2013 is Emerald Green, a radiant and elegant color of balance and harmony. Using green in decorating has endless possibilities because the color's infinite variations blend easily with most other hues. Green shades are great

Lakeland Home Builders Excited about Recovering Housing Market

Posted On: January 25, 2013 | Categories: General Info
2012 was a very encouraging year for the Polk County, Florida housing market and as a Lakeland home builder we can’t wait to experience the increased growth that is sure to come in 2013.\n\nAs of November, data for the Polk County housing market showed that both new home construction and home prices

Renters more Confident in Homeownership: Likely to Buy in Next Two Years

Posted On: January 22, 2013 | Categories: General Info
Central Florida new home sales progressively grew in 2012 and if Trulia’s latest American Dream survey is any indication, home sales are about to get even stronger. Millennial renters are more confident that homeownership is in their near future as the job market grows stronger.\n\nData from the

Tips for Organizing the Closet in Your Central Florida New Home

Posted On: January 17, 2013 | Categories: Design and Decorating
\n\nThe holidays have ended and it’s time to pack up your lights and decorations.  If you are like most, than you probably have been stuffing items in your closet to get them out of sight, just to find out weeks later your closet won't open without items crashing out of it.  Since Central Florida

Avoid Purchasing Frustrations by Building your Dream Tampa New Home

Posted On: January 15, 2013 | Categories: General Info | Why Buy New
Purchasing a home should be an exciting time in your life.  For some people trying to purchase resale homes in Florida, Real Estate success in 2012 has left inventory low and buyers are tired of searching and being outbid when they try to purchase. The good news is you can avoid that frustration!

Orlando Fourth Most Searched City for Real Estate in 2012

Posted On: January 14, 2013 | Categories: Communities | General Info
Each year more than 50 million people from around the world travel to Orlando to visit popular attractions such as Disney World, Universal Studios and the Kennedy Space Center. As visitors enjoy the great weather and fantastic amenities many consider making their vacation a stay-cation and Orlando

Turn your Bathroom into a Relaxing Sanctuary

Posted On: January 3, 2013 | Categories: Design and Decorating
After a long day at work, school, or taking care of the kids, many people seek out a place of relaxation in their home to ease the day’s stresses. If you are one of those people, we have some tips to help turn your bathroom into your own private oasis. To create this ideal bathroom, it will not take