Posts Categorized: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Happy Anniversary to Us! LifeStyle Homes is Celebrating 30 Years in Business!

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It was in April 1984 that two former school teachers, Larry Hufford and John Luhn, built “The Challenger” – a 1,360 square-foot model home in Palm Bay. The completion of this home signified the launch of LifeStyle Homes. Today, exactly 30 years later, the LifeStyle team is looking back at all the achievements, milestones, and turning points that got us where we are today.

LifeStyle Homes – Cost Neutrality For You!

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Melbourne, FL – June 23, 2013 – When considering the purchase of a guaranteed HERS 59 SunSmart℠ or remarkable Net Zero Energy, Sun Powered, SunSmartPV℠ home from LifeStyle Homes in Brevard County, Florida, you would do well the keep the principle of COST NEUTRALITY in mind. The bottom line of COST NEUTRALITY is that you […]

LifeStyle Homes: Brevard County Homes

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Melbourne, FL – April 28, 2013 – Last week we discussed how the Brevard County home builder, LifeStyle Homes, has become a national leader in constructing and selling truly remarkable Net Zero Energy Homes. There magical homes, which we  brand LifeStyle SunSmartPV℠ homes, generate as much electrical power from the free power of the sun […]

We Know What We Are Thankful For!

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Melbourne, FL – We have more to be thankful for at LifeStyle Homes than we could ever mention in a Blog post, but let’s start by saying we are thankful for you. Since you are reading this, you have an interest of some sort in the homes we build and maybe in our company itself. If it […]

LifeStyle Homes: Excellence Is Its Own Reward

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Melbourne, FL – If you have been following this blog, you know that over two years ago LifeStyle Homes embarked on a ground-breaking program to dramatically increase the energy efficiency of the homes we build. Our first public move was the launch of our SunSmartSM Energy Initiative. It reflected almost a year’s work behind the scenes to design […]

LifeStyle Homes – EXTREME Show Airs Tonight

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Melbourne, FL – Build #817 of the hit, Emmy® Award winning reality show, EXTREME MAKEOVER: Home Edition airs tonight on ABC-TV at 8:00 PM Eastern (7:00 PM Central). This is our LifeStyle Homes build of a 3600 square foot EXTREMEly custom, Net Zero Energy, Photovoltaic Powered SunSmartPV home for the remarkable Hurston family, who have […]

LifeStyle Homes – The 3-Rs of Buying a New Home

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Melbourne, FL – If you’ve been following this Blog, you may be wondering when we will let go of our experience with EXTREME MAKEOVER: Home Edition; the Emmy Award-winning hit reality show from ABC Television. Well, the show featuring our Space Coast build airs next Sunday evening, February 13, 2011 at 8:00 PM Eastern. If […]

LifeStyle Homes – It's Relationships that Matter

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Melbourne, FL – It’s when you really need help that relationships matter the most. We’re so proud to have been selected to participate in an Extreme Makeover: Home Edition build, but we could not have completed the task without the active help of thousands of individuals and hundreds of companies. Each of you stepped up when asked. Maybe […]

LifeStyle Homes – EXTREME MAKEOVER Wraps!

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Melbourne, FL – And a good time was had by all! At the EXTREME MAKEOVER: Home Edition Space Coast 2011 Wrap party held last night at the great Fish Lips waterfront restaurant in Port Canaveral. Collective fatigue was put aside in favor of laughing, cheering, some dancing and a goodly bunch of crying! Just think of it! Building an […]

LifeStyle Homes – EXTREME Wonders Abound

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Melbourne, FL – It would be hard to imagine a regular reader of this Blog not being aware of our GOING-ON-RIGHT-NOW build of an EXTREME MAKEOVER: Home Edition Net-Zero, photovoltaic-powered custom home for a deserving Space Coast family in just 106 hours. We are so proud to have been selected by the producers of this Emmy®Award-winning […]

LifeStyle Homes – EXTREME Pep Rally MON Nite!

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Melbourne, FL – You DO NOT WANT TO MISS this heartwarming event for the entire family! Milan Vasic, Senior Producer of EXTREME MAKEOVER: Home Edition, the EMMY®Award-winning hit reality show on ABC Television will host a fantastic PEP RALLY to build enthusiasm and excitement for the upcoming build-a-custom-home-in-a-week-for-a-deserving-Space-Coast-family extravaganza! Wow! How’s that for a sentence? Not […]

LifeStyle Homes – EXTREME Give Back Time!

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Melbourne, FL – The excitement is surely building on Florida’s Space Coast! The Emmy® award winning hit reality show on ABC television, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, is coming to town! Mark your calendars right now and plan to come to a huge Pep Rally at the Kennedy Space Center Rocket Garden Monday evening, January 3rd to […]

LifeStyle Homes EXTREME MAKEOVER Build

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Melbourne, FL – Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, the Emmy®-award winning, hit reality show on ABC television, is coming to Florida’s Space Coast in January. Is that cool, or what? But there’s more! LifeStyle Homes has been selected to spearhead the monumental effort required to construct a brand new fully custom home in a week’s time for a […]