Bearss Landing Townhomes Opening This Summer

One of north Tampa’s most desirable locations on Bearss Avenue, located just west of North Boulevard, is the site of a new townhome community being built by Meritage Homes. Opening this summer, Bearss Landing will be a community of 115 townhomes on the north side of Bearss Avenue, positioned in-between Buchanan Middle School and Carrollwood Day School. “There is a huge demand for affordable … [Read more...]

Birchwood Preserve in Lutz Opens Phase II

It has only been a year since Pulte Homes opened Birchwood Preserve in Lutz, and there has been so much demand that the community’s second phase is opening ahead of schedule this summer. “Since we opened our sales center last May, we’ve sold close to 80 homes out of 120 available in our first phase,” said Vince Kuntz, Pulte’s sales consultant in the community. “The demand has been so good, that … [Read more...]

First Year Successes at Bexley Elementary

This Friday, 104 fifth-graders will graduate from Bexley Elementary in Land O’ Lakes, capping off an outstanding first year for the new school. “I’m amazed at how fast this school year has gone by,” said Principal Vicki Wolin. “We’re so proud of our first graduating class, and excited about the many accomplishments achieved this year by our students, staff and parents.” Wolin identified four … [Read more...]

Living The Dream In Connerton

Homebuyer preferences are constantly evolving, no matter the age of buyers. The days of formal living and dining rooms have changed into great rooms and family living centers. Luckily, most buyers - regardless of age - are looking for the same features in a community. A recent study by the National Association of Home Builders revealed that although priority rankings vary slightly between … [Read more...]

Cornerstone’s New Warehouse Is All About Customer Service

Like many service businesses, Cornerstone Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electrical had a plan in place in case of a hurricane. So when Irma struck Tampa Bay last September, owner Dana Spears believed her company was ready. Her fleet of 35 trucks and 65 employees were prepared to help customers get back up and running after power outages and flooding. But, a shortage of air conditioning … [Read more...]

Minaca Family Loves Its Ashton Woods Home in Asturia

Many factors led the Minaca family to buy an Ashton Woods home in Asturia. “We wanted a home where I could picture my family cooking together in the kitchen, and one that would be perfect for holiday celebrations,” said Nicole Minaca. When Nicole and her 16-year-old son, Jordan, walked through Ashton Woods’ Elm model, they knew they had found just the place. “We both loved it the minute … [Read more...]

Families and Pets Enjoy Dog Day Afternoon At Asturia

In between rays of sun and on-and-off misting of rain, Dog Day Afternoon was a “barkful” of fun last Saturday in Asturia, a master-planned community in Odessa on State Road 54. It was an afternoon of curious dogs, creative activities for youngsters, and treats of all kinds for canines and their human friends. About a dozen pet-friendly companies exhibited and helped raise money for Vets4Pets, … [Read more...]

ICI Homes Specializes in Affordable Customization

Many people would love to build a custom home for their family, but do not have the time or knowledge to properly oversee its construction, or arrange for construction loans needed in advance of closing. Instead, they compromise what they really want, and end up going with a traditional production builder that allows minimal customization of their floor plans, which often is expensive, and the … [Read more...]

Amenities, Lifestyle Set Bexley Apart

Choosing the right home and community are two of the biggest decisions you’ll make. Not only do you want to find a home that meets your family’s needs, you also want to be sure that the community offers plenty of ways to enjoy Tampa’s spectacular year-round weather and fosters a connection with neighbors. Moving to Bexley by Newland Communities, one of Pasco County’s premier master-planned … [Read more...]

Live in Asturia For Under $300,000 in a New Ashton Woods Home

Here’s a great opportunity if you’re looking to move up to a new home in one of the master-planned communities along the State Road 54 corridor in central Pasco. Ashton Woods is selling beautifully finished, inventory homes beginning at $279,990 in Asturia — the prestigious Odessa community that’s known for its award-winning amenity center and miles of nature trails. While the average home … [Read more...]