Insights

Color And Design Trends For 2021

Ushering in a new year symbolizes a fresh start to the future and a great time to think about refreshing your home. Homes are a retreat from the busy days we spend out in the world, and now that many…

Don't Wait Until Spring!

We have all had these thoughts cross our minds when it comes to selling a home: What is the hottest time for the real estate market?, Should I wait until springtime?, Things slow down around the holidays. Some of these…

2021 Exterior Trends

Adding curb appeal to your home is one of the easiest ways to express individual style and increase your property value. A new year brings new exterior home trends and here are a few of the most popular styles you…

Storage Options Beyond the Kitchen Or Bath

The first thing that comes to mind when many of us think of cabinets is our kitchen or bathrooms. These two places are heavily used in every home and oftentimes need the most storage space. However, as floor plans and…

Preview 2021: Kitchen, Bath, and Outdoor Trends

Making the right style choices for your home is important when planning improvements. Not only do we spend much of our time in our homes, upgrades add value to our investment. With the new year right around the corner, fresh…

Media Room Additions And Remodels

Oftentimes when we think of cabinets, we picture our kitchen and bathroom areas. However, media rooms are a great place to add custom cabinets to add style and organization. If you are planning on adding a media room to your…

New Perspectives

“Just like living in paradise!” is how Jim George, a Plantation Village resident describes his life in our community. Then COVID-19 arrived, and things began to change.   Personally, this experience has forced me to look at my life in…

Living Life Without Limits

In this time of social distancing and forced isolation, it is more important than ever to love where you live and live where you love. With that in mind, we are finding new ways of using technology to foster connections…

Spice Up Your Cooking Space

It’s that time of year when the days get shorter, the weather gets a little bit cooler, and we all think about spending more time inside. Whether for a holiday gathering, or just a Sunday afternoon, this time of year…

What Is a “Celebration Of Life” Service?

Imagine planning a funeral differently. One where the atmosphere is uniquely upbeat. While traditional funerals are somber experience for good reason, a celebration of life service is a cheerful alternative. The experience of losing a loved one is accompanied by…

At-Home Aligners: Something To Smile About

Clear aligners have been available for over 20 years and the technique has gotten progressively more sophisticated over time. Athome clear aligners like Smile Direct Club allow orthodontic patients more convenience than ever to perfect their smile. Dr. Gierie and…

Guidance for a Surviving Spouse

Navigating the process of executing an estate can be complex. If this task falls on you, it’s likely that you are still grieving from your recent loss and the task of administration seems overwhelming. Managing what needs to be done…

Proper Components of an Asphalt Roof

Each day, the roof over our home protects us from the elements and allows us to live in a comfortable climate-controlled environment. Our roof is a major component of our home and helps to keep our family safe– but thinking…

Spotlight on Top-Selling Brands and Products

Whether you’re planning on staying in your current home for the long-term, just passing through, or are motivated to make improvements to sell, renovating a portion of your living space is inevitable. While dark wood wall paneling, floral wallpaper, shiny…

HEROES WORK HERE

  I see this sign every time I drive through the gates of Plantation Village. Immediately I think of the health care professionals who work in our Resident Care Center tirelessly caring for our residents. Lately, I’m starting to see…

Simple Is Sophisticated

  When the market is free-falling, taking dramatic action is tempting. Tax-loss harvesting, dollar-cost averaging, and rebalancing are tactical options to consider during a market drop, but the critical action is to stay invested. Folks swear by their NCAA bracket,…

What To Consider & Expect When Remodeling

  Remodeling any part of your home can be a daunting task. However, having a plan in place, and knowing what to expect, makes it a much more enjoyable experience. Home renovations are one of the best investments homeowners can…

Preparing For The Loss Of A Spouse

  Although many risks can be avoided in life, the loss of a spouse is something that is inevitable. Many widows report that their spouse did not have a plan in place for what would happen if they should pass…

Tips For Remodeling Your Bathroom

Performing a bathroom remodel in your home is one of the best ways to add value to your investment – and let’s face it, who doesn’t want to step into a fresh, updated bathroom each day? Television, online resources, and…