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Disney isn’t renowned for pioneering in real estate development but this has actually been at the heart of its parks and resorts strategy for decades.
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April is Florida’s prime selling month, so if you’re putting your home on the market consider this: Cleaning and decluttering can improve the looks of a house but sometimes it takes more than that to really wow buyers.
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According to a new ASLA report, homeowners want to do yoga in their sustainably designed backyards or shared outdoor spaces—while their phones are charging nearby.
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A do-it-yourself home kit arrives on flatbed trucks and even includes nails, so landowners can save on construction costs if willing to invest sweat equity.
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While white and gray continue to dominate, homeowners are opting for more innovative appliances, technologies, and more.
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Interesting Housing News

 

Bathroom RemodelsBathroom Remodels… Here’s What’s HOT!
Need some inspiration for your bathroom remodel? Take a look at this year’s hottest projects:
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Future of NeighborhoodsWhat Does the Future Hold for Neighborhoods?
Residential life could soon be changing. From affordable housing to hyper-local food, the future of neighborhoods can be viewed across multiple sections.

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Low Interest RatesBuyers Expected to Flood Existing Home Market.
New homebuyers may rush the market to take advantage of mortgage rates while they’re low.

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Top 5 Design DestinationArchitectual Digest has named St. Petersburg one of the “Top 5 Design Destinations for December,”
St Pete joins such fashionable cities as Havana, Cuba; Buenos Aires; Berlin and San Sebastian, Spain.
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Kitchen TrendsNew Kitchen Construction and Color Trends in 2016.
New kitchens tend to have granite countertops, raised panel wood cabinets, and come with a standard set of appliances, such as cooktops & ranges, microwaves, dishwashers and garbage disposals. New kitchens also have white, multi-colored, or wood-based color themes, and are complemented by “stainless steel” appliances.
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Housing News of Interest

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Florida Association of Realtors4 out of 5 people think homeownership a good investment.
NAHB: “Most Americans believe owning a home remains an integral part of the American Dream” – policymakers need to encourage and protect homeownership.

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Trending Bathroom PhotosTop 10 Trending Bathroom Photos on Houzz
Whether you love sleek contemporary washrooms or rustic loos, Houzz has you covered. Here are great ideas featured in the most popular bathroom photos over the past three months.

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Janet YellenThe Case for a Rate Hike Has Strengthened…
The case for raising U.S. interest rates has strengthened in recent months because of improvements in the labor market and expectations for moderate economic growth, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday.
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Urban Millennials

Millennial Preferences Are Reshaping U.S. Cities
’18-hour cities’ lure millennials with better career and lifestyle options and a mix of housing, retail, entertainment and green-space options.

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PRO LogoPinellas County Real Estate Statistics for July 2016
This summer the Pinellas County Housing Market has been nothing short of sizzling. For July we see some stats start to cool off, but every indication remains that our market continues to be strong.

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Construction DetailsSuccess is in the Details: Understanding Your Product at a Micro-Level
When it comes to selling homes, our knowledge of the building process can be the difference between making a successful sale and not.

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Interesting Housing News

Kitchen & Bath TrendsDesign Trends: What Buyers Love in Kitchens and Baths…  From modern white kitchens to earthy tones in baths, here are some of the latest design trends that buyers want now.

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FARBanks continue to loan mortgage money to buyers with less-than-perfect credit.  In Sept., the average approved credit score was 723 – its lowest level since 2011.

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Telsa Grid BatteriesTelsa batteries, called Powerpack and Powerwall, were introduced earlier this year and are already sold out through 2016.  Home and business owners can use Tesla’s batteries to lower electricity bills by powering buildings when grid electricity rates are high.

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Nature Preserves and HousingLuxury-Home Developers’ Latest Pitch: Unspoiled Nature.  A look at the growing trend of high-end communities being situated around huge nature preserves, as developers highlight unspoiled nature as a luxury home selling point.

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Interesting Housing News From The Past Week

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What Millennials Want In A CitySix Degrees of Migration Motivation: Do You Know What ‪Millennials‬ Are Looking for in a City?

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Consider Family Dynamics When Selling A HomeIt is Very Important to Focus on Family Dynamics When Selling a House. Families are now looking for very different floorplans and features than even a decade ago.

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Buying An Investment PropertyDo You Know What’s Involved When Buying an Investment Property?  The idea of renting out a vacation home so that it pays for itself may work out on paper. But the realities of the mortgage, insurance, taxes and upkeep can change the calculation.

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Bathroom Design TrendsThe top 10 overall bathroom design trends NKBA expects for 2015
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New Home FeaturesThe 10 Features You Will and Won’t Find in a New Home.  What builders are focusing on speaks to how we are living our lives.

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