With “stay at home” orders quickly becoming the new normal, you may find yourself searching for something to do. Although many state parks and beaches are closed, there are still many ways to get closer to nature right here in Waterset, while keeping your social distance.
Even if you’re staying close to home these days, there are plenty of ways to have fun! Or, you could always tackle that project you’ve been talking about! Whatever your preference, we’ve rounded up the ultimate list of boredom busters - best of all? No screen time involved!
As you know, a new year means new trends and ideas for industries like fashion and beauty. The interior design world is no different, and one of the most ever-changing trends is color. Color is an important factor in the overall design of a room, and is actually one of the easiest elements to mix up! Here are the top 6 color trends for 2020 from Better Homes and Gardens - you’ll see a focus on relaxation and a return to nature.
If you’re new to the Tampa Bay area, you may be wondering what Gasparilla is. If you’ve been here a while, you’re probably familiar with this over-the-top, longstanding, pirate-themed tradition. In short, Gasparilla is a mock pirate invasion enacted every January, led by Jose Gaspar. Gaspar’s Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla wins the key to the city from the mayor, then leads the city in a celebratory parade. You’ll find Gasparilla festivities all over the city - but here are 6 tips to help your Gasparilla party be the best of the Bay!
If you’re familiar with HGTV, you’re probably familiar with Jasmine Roth. She stars in her own show, Hidden Potential, tackled the Brady Bunch house in A Very Brady Renovation, and took home the title in Rock the Block. She also runs Built Custom Homes, a California-based design-build firm. Jasmine sat down with House Beautiful to explain how she maximizes a home’s value, and we’ve rounded up her top tips right here.
There’s a reason that real estate professionals swear by the old adage, “location, location, location!” Waterset’s convenient location in Apollo Beach puts you close to, well, everything, while still maintaining the seclusion of the suburbs. Here are our favorite places to see, shop, dine, and play - both near and far.
Hygge (pronounced “hue-gah”) is a Danish concept regarding the type of coziness that brings contentment and well-being. It is an integral part of Danish culture. Today, we’re rounding up 6 ways to bring more hygge - and happiness - into your home and your life.
A mudroom is a valuable addition to your home for many reasons. It serves as a storage space and a command center. It also provides a buffer between outside and indoors. However, the traditional mudroom is becoming less popular as space-saving stop and drops become more and more widespread. What are the benefits of a stop and drop and how can you create one in your home?
At Waterset, we know that bigger doesn’t always mean better (although if you’re looking for a bigger home, we definitely have options!). Even the smallest homes in Waterset come with a big lifestyle. Here are a handful of ways that a move to Waterset is a move up, no matter the size of your home.
If you’re looking to live the villa lifestyle, Waterset has a new gated neighborhood perfect for you - The Villas at Waterset by Pulte Homes. Not sure if a villa is right for you? Here are some of the advantages of villa living.
Waterset is filled with picturesque scenery and stunning backdrops, perfect for special occasion photography, a family photo session, or just a quick Instagram snap. We’ve rounded up our top places to shoot in Waterset.
When your children move out, it can be bittersweet. Although you’re sure to miss your kids, empty nesting can be an exciting new phase in your life. Here are 5 ways to make the best of that empty nest.
One of the benefits about buying a new home in Waterset is that they are up-to-date to energy efficiency standards, helping you to save money and save the environment without even thinking about it. But there’s always more we can do. Here are 5 ways to go green around your home in Waterset.
Park Square Homes is all about building a perfect home for families to live and grow in. Here in Waterset, Park Square has a variety of single-family floor plans to choose from - and they are now selling townhomes as well!
Gasparilla is a Tampa tradition that dates back to 1905 and offers something for everyone. The festivities go on not just all day and night, but for multiple weekends in a row! Grab your eye patch, lace up your boots, and read on for 5 tips to truly conquer Gasparilla!
The Super Bowl is just as much - maybe more - about the gathering as it is the game. Here are 3 tips to hosting a winning party that’ll have your Waterset neighbors begging you to host year after year.
If home just isn’t where the heart is anymore, it may be time to move on. Your home is where you spend the majority of your time – you deserve to love every moment of it. And if you don’t? Time to make that move. Here are 5 reasons to get packing.
New year, new trends! 2019 is the year to let your interior design make a statement. You won’t find any subtle neutrals here! We’ve rounded up the top interior design trends of the year, according to the experts.
As working from home becomes the new norm, home plans are changing to reflect this. Here at Waterset, our new homes are no exception. From designated “flex spaces” to “smart home” technology, browse our floor plans to find the perfect fit. And once you’ve found it, here are 8 essentials to make it, well, work.
It’s not just a house. It’s a hub for a family reunion, a quiet nook for a romantic dinner, a backyard for a kids’ play date. It’s your long-awaited dream home. So when researching the ins and outs of your next home, consider these five tips to guide the process.
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.
Waterset is perfectly situated near four major theme parks:Busch Gardensis about thirty minutes away, and the Orlando theme parks (Disney World,Universal Studios, andSeaWorld) are about ninety minutes away. Here are our top tips to make your theme park day a success.
Working remotely is rapidly becoming the new norm. According to The New York Times, 43% of employed Americans work from home at least some of the time. Waterset even has a Work From Home social group with over 100 members. Here are our top tips for working from home.
Hurricane season officially runs from June 1 to November 30, with the peak occurring between mid-August and late October (although it seems the season started a little early this year). To help keep our community prepared, we’ve pulled together our top tips for hurricane safety.
Shopping for a new home can be exciting, but all the choices can be overwhelming. In Waterset, we want to make it easy to choose the right floor plan. You can search, view and compare floor plans with our homefinder tool.
The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s also the place where time-saving appliances can make cooking and even cleaning a whole lot easier. What trends are making the biggest impact? Some of our favorites are below.
From automated thermostats to color-changing light bulbs, it’s now easier than ever to make your new home a smart one. With so many new home tech innovations, it can be hard to choose which are best for your home, so we narrowed down our top five favorite tech trends for you!
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.
Moving, whether across the street or country, can be stressful and exciting all at the same time. To minimize the stress and amp up the enthusiasm, start your planning as soon as you sign your paperwork. Follow these 5 tips to get you moving toward moving to your new home.
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.
Before you know it, summer vacation will be over and kids will head back to class. While the beginning of the school year is usually filled with excitement and anticipation, it can also be stressful. It is important to plan ahead to make the transition from summer to school as seamless as possible.
One of the many things people love about Waterset is the active lifestyle! With 12 miles of trails, running is a favorite for many of our residents. Whether you’re new to running or have a stack of marathon medals, here are our best tips for running in Waterset.
Summertime is family time and that should include your pets. Since fur coats are not optional for our furry companions, we have to take precautions to keep our four-legged friends cool when temperatures are hot. Here are 7 ways to keep your pet safe when temperatures soar.
Your vacation has arrived, your bags are packed and you’re getting ready to head out of town. Before you and your family jump in the car or board a plane, take a few necessary steps to prepare your home prior to your next trip.
There’s no place like home, and the benefits of home ownership can go well beyond a place to live. From achieving your financial goals to contributing to the local economy and establishing deeper roots in the community, home ownership can have far-reaching impacts.
We all know how stressful moving can be on people; imagine how anxious our pets must feel? They notice when there’s extra “activity” during packing, and then they are introduced to a new home which could stress them out.
Purchasing a home is a major milestone that tops many people’s lifetime to-do lists—and maybe their list of financial fears too. Here are 9 Steps to Successful Home-Buying, which helps explain how to prepare to buy a house—and help safeguard your finances in the process.
When you're planning a new home for you and your pets, experts agree that you need to consider the individual of needs of your pets. When purchasing a new home, be sure to consider your pet in the plan.
One of the most exciting times in your life can be choosing a new home! Even more importantly is how you and your family will use the space in your home and ensure it fits with your lifestyle and the right floor plan can shape how you experience your home.
Spring is near, which means it’s time to break out the brooms and stock up on trash bags. Roll up your sleeves, grab a pair of rubber gloves and check out some tips from our Pinterest page to make your home shine!
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