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Saving Sarah Chardavoyne

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Each day that Sarah Chardavoyne came to work as LifeStyle’s receptionist, she brought with her a positive attitude and sweet demeanor. With her beautiful smile and welcoming nature, she was the perfect “face” for our customers and partners who stopped by the LifeStyle office. So, our entire team was disappointed when Sarah was forced to leave the company a year ago due to declining health issues.

Demographic Shifts Bring Major Changes

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Melbourne, FL – April 22, 2012 – Catering to multicultural buyers is becoming the new normal in American home sales, reflecting both the surging population of persons of Hispanic and Asian descent living in the United States and the relatively higher buying power their children bring to the home buying market when they become adults. […]

Early In The Morning 100 Years Ago Today

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Melbourne, FL – April 15, 2012 – Few events in history resonate with so many people around the world as the tragic loss of RMS Titanic, the pride of the White Star Line, which occurred 100 years ago today. Some of us at LifeStyle Homes will pause a moment today, and maybe say a small […]

A Very Merry Christmas to You All!

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Melbourne, FL – All of us at LifeStyle Homes wish you and your loved ones a safe, blessed, abundant and Happy Holidays season! Let’s all give thanks for the blessings we enjoy and get ready to have a rip-roaring, let’s-get-this-economy-moving, Happy New Year! To help it along, do something really nice for someone today. Paying it […]

FLASH! Breaking News on Lightbulb Changes

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Melbourne, FL – Over this past weekend both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives passed the massive spending bill that will prevent government shutdown, with a measure added which would suspend the ban on manufacture of 100 watt incandescent lightbulbs presently slated to take effect January 1, 2012. We first reported on this issue on our LifeStyle Homes Blog […]

Veterans Day This Friday, November 11, 2011

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LifeStyle Homes, Melbourne, FL – This coming Friday, November 11, 2011, the Nation will pause to honor our military veterans. Please help us with ideas for nice things people could do for someone who is a veteran, an active duty service member or a family member of a veteran or service member.  A “Thank You” card can go a long […]

LifeStyle Homes: A Fourth Helping of Nature's Greens

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Melbourne, FL – No, guys, we aren’t offering the greens you eat with pork chops when you’re in the south, although that sounds pretty good right about now. What we’re doing this week is continuing our brief exploration of national programs encouraging home builders to increase the performance of the homes they build in terms of […]

LifeStyle Homes: In Green Builder Magazine

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Melbourne, FL – This week we received advance copies of the latest issue of Green Builder Magazine which will hit the stands soon. It is devoted to a review of Net-Zero energy homes across the nation, and we’re proud to say it highlights our St. Croix Model Net-Zero energy home in Tralee Bay Estates, right here in Melbourne. […]

LifeStyle Homes: More on Green Lightbulbs

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Melbourne, FL – No sooner did we we put out information on how to find the best new CFL lightbulbs for your home in last week’s Blog from LifeStyle Homes than our friends at USA Today published a killer article on “Mobile apps that make it easier to go green”. Included in the article is Adam Borut’s Light Bulb Finder app […]

LifeStyle Homes: Fantastic New Design Center

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Melbourne, FL – After what must seem like 5 years of moving (probably more like two weeks, really) LifeStyle Homes is excited to announce we’re up and running in our brand new corporate offices and customer design center building. We’re now located right up front on the south side of West New Haven Boulevard at #3453 […]

LifeStyle Homes: Always Wear Your Seatbelt!

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I-95 Northbound – Uh Oh, no room. Gotta go left. Maybe left side off – right side on will work. Off the breaks!!! Nuts! It’s too soft – I’m all in. OK for now. OK for now. OK for now. Not OK anymore. Here we go! Bang! I see grass out the top of the windshield. This can’t […]

LifeStyle Homes: Good Offense is the Best Defence

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Melbourne, FL – Last week we suggested that sometime in the future, rising home energy costs will lower the value of energy-wasting homes people tyoically live in today, because newer, more energy-efficient homes will offer consumers a better deal – in some instances, a much better deal in terms of total ownership costs. Our LifeStyle Homes SunSmartSM and SunSmartPVSM homes offer […]

LifeStyle Homes – The Market Is Turning!

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Melbourne, FL – Exciting information is reaching us from multiple sources in at least two different directions. First, from the west coast of Florida, Tampa Bay southward to Naples looks like it did three or four years ago. Seasonal visitors have returned in droves. Streets are clogged, restaurants are jammed, tee times are non-existent and construction is underway everywhere you look. What […]

The Heroes Among Us

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These are times when people of special character are especially important to us all. No matter what your opinion of our current foreign/military policy, isn’t it a good thing that we can agree to praise the courage of our military personnel and give thanks for their dedication? And, how about their loved ones back home? […]