This home is located at 1727 LaGrange Ave. in Sebring. It is priced at $239,000 and is listed with Dawn Dell, Broker Associate with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

Upon first glance, you might think you have seen a slender snake but take a second look. Perhaps that shiny, glossy critter is one of Florida’s four species of glass lizards. Named for their slender, delicate tails which readily break off from its stiff, snake-like body, this is a legless li…

BALTIMORE (AP) — Americans stepped up their home purchases in June by a robust 20.7% after the pandemic had caused sales to crater in the prior three months. But the housing market could struggle to rebound further in the face of the resurgent viral outbreak and a shrinking supply of homes f…

The day had not yet warmed to unbearable temperatures and as we milled about outdoors, I heard a shrill cry. Like a sharp, loud peep of a bird, the chirp was unmistakable. Moving into a shaded overgrown area, I stepped lightly knowing they would be underfoot. I caught the movement of one, th…

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Construction of U.S. homes jumped 17.3% in June as some states reopened, but the pace still lags last year after this spring’s massive slowdown in building activity due to the coronavirus outbreak.

This home is located at 2024 Dog Leg Drive in Sebring. The home is priced at $269,900 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 143 Honeycomb Ave. in Lake Placid. The home is priced at $449,900 and is being presented by Beverly Clark and Sara Pipal with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida.

Wish your home had a Florida-Friendly landscape? You can apply now for the chance to get your yard “flipped” on a TV and web program called “Flip My Florida Yard.” The goal is to make the yards conform to Florida-Friendly Landscaping guidelines while creating a beautiful oasis at your home.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average rates on long-term mortgages continue to fall to new record lows, as the key 30-year loan dropped below 3% for the first time in 50 years. The stagnant economic recovery in the face of the coronavirus pandemic is keeping inflation tamped down despite pent-up homebuy…

The southeastern lubber is a spectacular grasshopper with a size and coloration demanding attention. From their humble beginnings as a small black grasshopper marked with a yellow or orange-hued racing stripe to their maturation into a boldly patterned adult, this is one hopper that is hard …

This home is located in Sebring Park Estates on a deep canal leading directly to the lake.

A thriving backyard garden requires homeowners to take steps to ensure the garden has the best environment in which to grow and thrive. The right tools and components, including trowels, rakes, soil, amendments, and fertilizer, can help gardeners create beautiful spaces. It’s also important …

Homeowners who don’t look forward to dusting off their rakes each fall might be happy to learn that mulching fallen leaves with a mower may be a healthier and less labor intensive way to confront a yard covered in leaves.

Winter is coming, and for millions of people who reside in areas of the country that see the mercury drop considerably between December and March, that means prioritizing staying warm. Inefficient or aging housing materials may compromise your ability to do just that.

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This home is located at 7042 County Road 17 South in Sebring. The home is priced at $237,000 and is listed with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Properties Group with Dawn Dell, Broker Associate.

Much like the dragonflies shared in last week’s feature, damselflies are a voracious insect group in all life stages. Smaller, more delicate in size and appearance than the larger bodied dragonflies, damselflies are also beautiful and varied insects boasting colorful bodies and wings.

This home is located at 4613 Myrtle Beach Drive in the Deer Run Estates section of Sun ‘N Lake in Sebring. The home is priced at $278,500 and is listed with Kim Reed and Helen Ferry of The Reed-Ferry Team with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

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