March 1 is the National Day of Unplugging. While we love to be online just as much as the next person (have you followed our Instagram yet?), we know that putting the phone down and spending quality time together is equally important. That’s why we’ve compiled our top list of things to do - completely unplugged.
Tampa has much to offer millennials and their families. When you're a young person trying to make money, raise a family, and enjoy life, choosing where you want to live is crucial. There are countless advantages to living in this area, but below we'll dive into five of the reasons that we think are game changers.
Relocations are difficult, whether you’re a military member or a civilian. What town do you want to live in? What community do you want to live in? And finally, what house do you want to live in? We’ve created a step-by-step guide to help you determine the best spot for your relocation.
Waterset builders have opened five new models, all of which are now open for touring! Waterset's seven model homes are all open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. Prices range from $200-$600k+.
As the year winds down and the holiday season comes to a close, we like to take time to reflect on the past year. 2018 was a big year for Waterset and we know 2019 will be just as exciting. Here is just a little taste of the excitement from the past year.
The Waterset Turkey Trot is back again and we’re planning to make it bigger and better than ever! This Thanksgiving morning, give back to our local public schools with our 5K and Kids Fun Run. Here are 5 tips to make your Turkey Trot successful.
The financial benefits of homeownership are well-known. From fixed payments to tax write-offs to equity, home ownership is basically a fiscal no-brainer - if you like, you can read about them here. However, there are many non-financial reasons why homeownership is better. Let’s discuss just a few.
The Southeast Building Conference (SEBC) has named Waterset by Newland Communities one of the top Master Planned Communities in the Southeast! Waterset was awarded a Silver Aurora Award, selected from entries representing industry professionals in 12 Southeastern states and the Eastern Caribbean.
Waterset is ranked in the Top 50 Master-Planned Communities in the US - but what is a master-planned community and how can it benefit your lifestyle? Residents are flocking to MPCs because of the many benefits they offer. Here are just four.
Waterset is continuing its free Concerts for a Cause series this fall. The Concerts collect donations for Feeding Tampa Bay in the form of non-perishable food items. All of the donations go directly to a local Apollo Beach food bank. Concerts for a Cause are sponsored by Newland Communities.
Waterset and Cardel Homes are proud to introduce a new line of floor plans on 50’ homesites. The new product line features four new homes, featuring stunning water and conservation views starting from the $280s.
Once again, Waterset was ranked in the Top 50 MPC’s by RCLCO Real Estate Advisors. RCLCO regularly lists the top Master-Planned Communities in the United States, and Waterset has made the list every year starting in 2016.
On July 4, 2018, Waterset held their first Concert for a Cause, sponsored by Newland Communities. The charity-oriented concert collected over 1,000 meals that were donated to a local food bank through Feeding Tampa Bay.
Waterset by Newland Communities, one of the most popular master-planned communities in Tampa Bay, has opened its third amenity located at 7281 Paradiso Drive in Apollo Beach. The Waterset Club offers indoor and outdoor activities for residents of all ages.
Waterset is proud to introduce its newest model home, The Queensgate by David Weekley Homes. The Queensgate is one of six award-winning floor plans available in David Weekley’s Garden Series and is situated on a 40-foot homesite.
It’s official! For two quarters in a row, Waterset has ranked #1 in New Home Starts in Hillsborough County, according to MetroStudy. We think it’s pretty obvious why, but here are a few of our top reasons.
Diverse.That’s the word that Jon uses to describe Waterset, and we have to say, it’s pretty true. From the range of home plans to the people to the things to do, Jon is happy to talk about all the things that make Waterset diverse.
The Donnell family is a clear example of why multigenerational living works so well. Mr. and Mrs. Donnell live with their three college-age sons, as well as Mrs. Donnell’s parents. Waterset had the floor plan to make their living easier, and the activities and amenities to keep everyone having fun.
In Waterset, about one in four new-home buyers are also first-time homebuyers. Buying new in Waterset just makes sense for these first-time homebuyers. The process is simple, and we’ll help you through it from day one.
For the Pattersons, nothing is more important than family - and Waterset makes the perfect backdrop for this family to grow and thrive. Each member of the family has something different they love about Waterset.
Waterset’s new chef, Joe Gregory, knows that the kitchen table is the most important spot in a home. “A lot of magic goes on around the table,” he says. That’s why he is committed to making The Landing Cafe the go-to spot for residents looking for a healthy, fresh, and family-friendly meal.
When Chrissy moved from California to Florida, she wasn’t sure what to expect. Luckily for her and her family, Waterset made their military move as easy as possible. Chrissy sat down with us and discussed how Waterset made relocation a breeze.
Alyse and her husband, Matt, moved into Waterset last year with their dog, Porter, and two cats. This young couple loves their new Apollo Beach home for a variety of reasons. We sat down with Alyse and talked with her about all the things that make Waterset a great choice for millenials like herself.
Hundreds of concertgoers who attended Newland Communities’ annual Concerts for a Cause series and Fall Festivals at Waterset and Bexley made a difference in the fight against hunger by donating nearly 2,000 lbs. of non-perishable items and over $1,200 in cash to Feeding Tampa Bay.
Deciding whether to opt for a one- or two-story house can be a complex choice. One-story living offers a wide-open space without the difficulty of stairs. However, two-story living has many benefits of its own.
In today’s busy world, family time can be hard to come by. For Charity and her husband, that closeness was even tougher to achieve with four kids of varying ages - sixteen, thirteen, and twin four-year-olds! However, Charity says that living in Waterset has actually brought her family closer!
If you’ve stopped by The Landing, you’ve probably seen these ladies’ smiling faces. These women are the hard-working Marketing Department for Newland Communities. Next time you stop by The Landing, be sure to say Hello!
As Millennials become the next generation of new home buyers, many are looking to thesuburbs to find their first home, giving them the ability tostay close to urban centerswhile maintaining a private lifestyle. Here in Tampa Bay, Newland Communities – Waterset, FishHawk Ranch and Bexley – are perfectly situated.
When Art and Diane stopped by Apollo Beach on their way to Sarasota, they weren’t expecting to find a second home - but that’s exactly what they did. “As soon as we came to Waterset, we said, ‘That’s the community we want to be in.’”
It’s a new year, which means many of us are making fitness resolutions. Waterset residents Dayna and Doug don’t need a new year - these parents of three are constantly on the trails or in the pool - they even run the Waterset Triathlon Club!
Waterset by Newland Communities is pleased to add Park Square Homes to its extensive list of home builders. Established in Central Florida since 1984, the family-owned company makes its entrance into Tampa Bay with two upcoming models in the award-winning master-planned community.
Waterset by Newland Communities initiates its latest growth phase with the development of its newest amenity, The Waterset Club. The community recently broke ground on the new club which will feature a host of indoor and outdoor activities for residents of all ages.
Homeownership is a big part of the “American Dream,” and it’s a wonderful feeling for many people. It helps you build equity and stability, and allows you to live in a place customized for you and your family’s needs. Let’s discuss the questions to ask yourself to know buying is right for you.
Waterset Charter School opened its doors for its first school year on August 10, adding an additional opportunity for Waterset parents looking for a grade school for their children. Click here to read more about this new school!
When buying a home, one of the first decisions a family makes is whether to buy a new home or a resale home. Here, we discuss just a few ways you can save money and peace of mind by buying your new construction home here in Waterset.
We love the summer weather in Florida, but we know that sometimes, it can be a bit warm! At Waterset, we are happy to offer a variety of amenities that allow you to enjoy the Florida climate comfortably.
With a wide variety of activities and amenities, it’s no surprise that family members of residents often follow their loved ones to Waterset. This is one of the many reasons why Doug and Dayna love calling Waterset home.
Builders in Newland Communities' four Tampa Bay master-planned communities, Bexley, FishHawk Ranch, Waterset and MiraBay, were recognized at the 2017 Parade of Homes, presented by the Tampa Bay Builders Association.
Waterset will be home to a new charter school beginning in the Fall of 2017. Construction is expected in the coming weeks for Waterset Charter School at 6711 North U.S. Highway 41, just north of Apollo Beach Boulevard.
Newland Communities is gearing up for another season of its popular Concerts for a Cause. Beginning in mid-September, both FishHawk Ranch and Waterset communities will host concerts featuring area bands, such as Frequency, C’Nergy and Lovestruck Robot.
Monty Sayers and his wife Marisol, were one of the first families to move into Waterset in 2013. The concept of a master-planned, family-centric community appealed to them right away, but the beautiful scenery and outdoor activities clinched their decision to become Waterset residents.
Newland has one of the most experienced and innovative teams in real estate today. Our leadership team includes professionals from diverse backgrounds with decades of deep experience in multiple markets across the country. They are supported by best-in-class systems and infrastructure nationally.
The Landing, a community gathering place for residents of Waterset, recently earned a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for energy efficiency and sustainability.
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