This home is located at 2824 Briarwood Lane in Sebring. The home is priced at $249,900 and is listed with Helen Ferry and Kim Reed of The Reed-Ferry Team with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

A recent camping outing offered us a stunning view of one of our more common wildcats, the bobcat. Found only in North America and noted from sightings all over the country, their solitary nature and stealth make it uncommon to have many opportunities to see one. Mostly nocturnal, these comp…

As I walked through the barn, I immediately saw it coming. About the size of a large grape, it was making a beeline for me, but I reflexively swatted with my hand and surprisingly made contact. As she hit the pavement below, I snatched her up and regarded her impressive appearance.

This home is located at 5815 Fig Road in Sebring. The home is priced at $289,900 and is listed with Jeanny Campbell of RE/MAX Realty Plus of Sebring.

This home is at 4515 Sandwedge Way in Sebring. It is priced at $315,000 and is listed by Lisa Terrell with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

TALLAHASSEE — Realtor groups have poured another $8 million into an effort to put a proposed constitutional amendment on the 2022 ballot that would ensure money for affordable-housing programs, a newly filed finance report shows.

Well, it has been raining steadily and our region is good and soaked. As ditches, swales and seasonal depressions once again become a biological hotbed of birth and renewal, one opportunistic insect generates a lot of buzz.

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This home is located at 116 Crestview Court North in Lake Placid. It is priced at $286,500 and is listed by Laura Shirley with the Highlands Home Team, RE/MAX Realty Plus.

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Boost the flavor and health value of your meals without adding more salt. A trip through the spice aisle at the grocery store and close look at the labels reveals the secret to salt substitutes – herbs.

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This home is located at 4101 Santa Barbara Drive in Sebring. This home is offered at $239,500 and is listed with Teresa and Kevin Bock with Re/Max Realty Plus.

SEBRING — A native of the Heartland area of Florida, Eric Rhoades knows the market in Highlands County well. Rhoades was born and raised in Sebring and has always called Highlands County “home.”

Chances are you’ve seen the spiny, low growing native prickly pear cactus dotting our region. Rather common in the uplands and empty, sandy lots of residential communities, these heavily spined members of the succulent family produce bright yellow flowers and an edible fruit. They also somet…

This home is located at 4620 E. Kevin Road in Avon Park. It is being offered at $789,000 and is listed by Joshua Rodriguez with Home Town Realty Pros.

This home is located at 2631 Island Drive in the Manor Hill section of Sun ‘N Lake in Sebring. The home is priced at $414,900 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 524 Heartland Blvd. in Lake Placid. It is priced at $1,490,000 and is listed by Sara Pipal with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

This home is at 2402 Golf Hammock Drive in Sebring. It is priced at $149,900 and is listed by Lisa Terrell with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

This property is located at 4635 Sun ‘N Lake Blvd. in Sebring. The property is priced at $1,150,000 and is listed with Jeanny Campbell of RE/MAX Realty Plus of Sebring.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave the president greater power to fire the head of the agency that oversees mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, ruling that the agency’s structure violates separation of powers principles in the Constitution.

With the afternoon rains ramping up, local ponds, swales and ditches will soon become a hotbed of biological activity. From insects to fish and transient creatures galore, these now seasonal bodies of water draw all sorts of traffic from wildlife. In our neighborhood, depressions fill, and w…

This home is located at 454 Moon Ranch Road in Sebring. The home is priced at $614,900 and is listed with Helen Ferry and Kim Reed of The Reed-Ferry Team with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

SEBRING — Team Barrett and Team Boring with RE/MAX Realty Plus ranked 16th (Tom Barrett) and 24th (Chip Boring) overall in the United States for top Commercial Sales in the first quarter of 2021. This is not the first year that Barrett and Boring have been recognized for their high number of…

“Often an individual who inherits property thinks that the property automatically transfers to him or her upon the death of the original owner. What the individual doesn’t realize is that the property first has to go through probate, even if the original owner had a will, which can be a cost…

SEBRING — Jeanny Campbell, Broker Associate at RE/MAX Realty Plus, was recently recognized in the 2021 “America’s Best Real Estate Professionals” rankings by REALTrends based on 2020 numbers. Campbell averaged 1.25 closings a week last year and year to date averages about two closings a week.

Stepping out to walk the dog the other evening, I was greeted by a startling sight. Before me on the block wall was a huge beetle. This, of course, necessitated not screaming and a run for it, but rather a dash for the camera and bug guide.

This home is located at 4620 E. Kevin Road in Avon Park. It is being offered at $789,000 and is listed by Joshua Rodriguez with Home Town Realty Pros.

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This home is located at 5318 N. Huckleberry Lake Drive in Sebring. It is priced at $399,900 and is listed with Maureen Cool of RE/MAX Realty Plus.

Ranging from mere millimeters to over two inches in size, robber flies will catch your eye. The largest of these predatory wonders attack stinging insects such as bees and wasps and also feed on dragonflies and grasshoppers. Keeping the insect populations in balance, these voracious hunters …

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This home is located at 808 Lake June Road in Lake Placid. It is priced at $629,000 and is listed by Sara Pipal with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

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