This building is located at 4635 Sun N Lake Blvd. in Sebring. It is priced at $899,999 and is listed with Maureen Cool of RE/MAX Realty Plus.

This home is at 8001 County Road 64E in Avon Park. It is priced at $296,000 and is listed with Lisa Terrell with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Florida Properties Group.

This home is located at 241 Cottonwood Drive in beautiful the Buttonwood Bay community. Priced at $69,900, it is listed by Tania Bobe, Broker/owner with MB&A Realty.

Hiking through the scrubby flatwoods, the melodious twinkling played across my ears as the breeze shifted. I could hear them but hadn’t yet made eye contact. I scanned the brush each time the sound came but still did not see any feathered creatures. The trail twisted around some pines and as…

Many homeowners relish any opportunity to retreat to their back yards, where they can put up their feet and relax in the great outdoors. That retreat-like escape is made even more relaxing when sitting around a fire pit.

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TALLAHASSEE — In a dispute that started after a Northwest Florida county temporarily closed beaches early in the COVID-19 pandemic, a federal judge has ruled against waterfront property owners who contended that they should receive compensation.

This home is located at 2922 Summertree Drive in Cormorant Point, a 55-plus section of Golf Hammock. It is priced at $215,000 and is listed with Helen Ferry and Kim Reed of The Reed — Ferry Team, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

This home is located at 308 Brant Ave. in Sebring. The home is priced at $275,900 and is listed with Jeanny Campbell of RE/MAX Realty Plus of Sebring.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida legislators should overhaul the state’s condominium laws in the wake of the Surfside building collapse that killed 98 to address inspections, ensuring proper reserves are in place to make major safety repairs and other issues, according to a task force report…

Scanning the variety of wading birds present, all I saw were the familiar greys, blues and whites of the most common waders. All beautiful of course, but I was looking to be tickled pink and only one bird would do. A bit further down the trail I caught a glimpse of that unmistakable colorati…

Homeowners recognize that their work is never done. Homes require maintenance that runs the gamut from daily tasks like cleaning kitchen countertops to more significant undertakings like replacing roofs. For many homeowners, keeping their homes running smoothly involves tending to septic systems.

This home is at 160 Lake Drive Blvd. in Sebring. It is priced at $595,000 and is listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group with Dawn Dell, Associate Broker.

This home is at 2795 Palo Verde Drive in Avon Park. It is priced for $169,900 and is listed with Lisa Terrell with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

Hanging around the bait cleaning area, they resembled a group of tired, old anglers shooting the breeze as they languished around the shoreline. Hunched over in appearance, as though their shoulders were perpetually in a shrug, their bored expressions belied little interest until the fish cl…

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This home is located at 1616 Marble St. in Sebring. It is priced at $268,800 and is listed with Maureen Cool of RE/MAX Realty Plus.

This photo provided by Green Philosophy Co. shows their soft plush pillows in the shape of a tropical leaf or succulent. They’ve partnered with nonprofit Trees for the Future, so pillow and throw sales support planting initiatives worldwide.

This photo provided by he Polished Jar shows an eco-friendly idea. The Polished Jar offers re-usable bottles for personal and house products like soaps, lotions, etc. Choose plastic or glass, and you can further customize with a snazzy metallic or matte black pump, plus a waterproof label. A…

This photo provided by Minted shows a customized house portrait. Seattle-based designer Elizabeth Herrera has a thoughtful gift suggestion – a customized house portrait. “Upload a special photo to www.minted.com, and they’ll create a letterpress or standard printed drawing.” You can choose f…

Camping at an Atlantic Coastal Park, the morning sea breeze-fueled thunderstorm ruined our chances of hitting the waves early but brought a special visitor. As I watched the water pour from the sky-typical of those beachfront storms-the small oak adjacent to our camper had a little bird bopp…

This home is located at 3300 Greenskeeper Drive in desirable Marina Cove in the Highlands Ridge 55+ Community. Priced at $129,900, it is listed by Tania Bobe, Broker/Owner with MB&A Realty.

This home is located at 1419 Krouse Street in Sebring. The home is priced at $259,900 and is listed with Helen Ferry and Kim Reed of The Reed-Ferry Team with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

This home is located at 3816 Rodeo Drive in Sebring. It is being offered at $334,900 and is listed with Lisa Terrell with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

Stepping out the front door, our dog alerted to something small underfoot. I assumed it was a gecko until I saw her. Luxuriously furred and heavily laden with young, her thick, powerful legs crouched in alarm. Before I could rein the dog in, the dingo stepped on her. Spiderlings swarmed out …

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This home is located at 12 Hillcrest Street in Lake Placid. It is priced at $117,900 and is listed by Laura Shirley with the Highlands Home Team, RE/MAX Realty Plus.

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This home is located at 225 Jay Ave. in Sebring. The home is priced at $179,900 and is listed with Jeanny Campbell of RE/MAX Realty Plus of Sebring.

Bringing joy and lightness to one’s spirit, dragonflies are often believed to herald change and transformation, likely due to their miraculous life span. Beginning as a nymph in the water, the voracious larva are truly peculiar creatures. Appearing a bit like some monster movie creature brea…

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This home is located at 6620 Lakeside Drive West in Sebring. The home is priced at $298,500 and is listed with Helen Ferry and Kim Reed of The Reed-Ferry Team with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

People don’t know what they are missing until they understand what they are missing. How does the average person gain this knowledge? Well, quite simply, it is with discovery during a complete patient journey.

It might still be ridiculously warm in the afternoons, but fall is slowly slipping into our region. One of my favorite things to observe in nature are spiders and the autumn season is a fantastic time to take note of them due to the increasing size of females as they mature in preparation fo…

Home improvement projects can range from relatively inexpensive undertakings to complex endeavors that cost homeowners thousands of dollars. In an effort to make expensive projects more affordable, homeowners may look for ways to pitch in, and do-it-yourself demolition is a common way to cut costs.

This home is located at 125 Lime Road NE in Lake Placid. It is priced at $425,000 and is listed by Laura Shirley with the Highlands Home Team, RE/MAX Realty Plus.

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