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Valencia—located off Lake Andrew Drive (south of the Viera roundabout)—is a sister neighborhood to Seville. The two communities are a short golf-cart ride from one another. Valencia will feature 74 home sites and homes will be similar in size, scope, and standards.
The LifeStyle team is excited to welcome Steve and Alisha Renfrew to our homeowner family. LifeStyle finished construction on their brand-new custom home in Vero Beach’s 4 Lakes just in time for the family to settle in, and get ready for baby No. 2 due next month!
Thank you to the judges of the Brevard County Parade of Homes for selecting LifeStyle Homes as a Platinum Award winner.
Spring officially starts today. And while residents in parts of the Northeast were shoveling snow last week, the LifeStyle Homes team and our fellow Brevard County residents have been basking in picture-perfect weather.
On Thursday, March 9th, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., LifeStyle Homes will be hosting a realtor luncheon at our Pineda Springs model home. All real estate professionals on the Space Coast are invited to attend.
The LifeStyle team is excited to once again participate in the Treasure Coast Parade of Homes. The Spring Parade starts this Saturday, March 4th, and runs through Sunday, March 12th.
Cocoa holds a special place in the hearts of Ted and Donna Badger. It is here where the couple met in 9th grade, got married, and had their first child. So, when the Badgers sought a place to retire, Cocoa emerged as the right fit. As Ted likes to say: “We are home again!”
A new technology has emerged to give homebuyers an immersive online experience. Matterport® services allows potential homebuyers the opportunity to virtually walk through a home.
LifeStyle’s founding partner Larry Hufford accepted our “2016 Housing Innovation Award” from Sam Rashkin, the Chief Architect of the U.S. Department of Energy.
The LifeStyle team has put the final touches on our 4 Lakes model home! Vero Beach residents now have the opportunity to tour the ever-popular LifeStyle Monterey.
A bit of persistence on our end, coupled with manufacturers’ declining costs, has moved us to a point where it makes sense to include LEDs in our homes.
An amendment to help spur more solar installations in the Sunshine State will be on your 2016 Florida Primary Election Ballot. LifeStyle Homes encourages you to vote YES!
The DOE Housing Innovation Awards recognize nation’s top builders on the path to Zero Energy Ready Homes.
If you’re interested in this premier Viera neighborhood, and want to have your pick of the litter in terms of lot selection, now is the time to make your move.
Roofing systems are one of the largest and most significant considerations of building a new home. At LifeStyle Homes, we offer a multitude of material and color selections to help our customers achieve their pricing, structural, and architectural goals.
By following LifeStyle’s Houzz page, you can get a sense of our home style diversity and construction quality, as well as keep up with our new projects.
With the completion of Kim and Dale Klaus’s solar home, we’re pleased to report that LifeStyle has now built 75 solar homes!
If you’ve toured any of our models, you know the ingenuity is boundless, showcasing features and applications that are so new you’ve most likely never seen them before.
This chart provides a month-long visual representation of a solar system’s energy production. On certain days, the solar system produced more energy than its owners used (represented by points with negative kilowatt hours.)
Here’s the development dirt on Seville at Addison Village in Viera, and Wesley Groves in West Melbourne.
Today is Earth Day—a special day set aside to honor Mother Earth. At LifeStyle Homes, we’re celebrating our solar homeowners…
LifeStyle Homes received multiple honors at the Treasure Coast Builders Association (TCBA) Parade of Homes awards ceremony held on April 12, 2016 at the St. Lucie Trail Golf Club in Port St. Lucie.
… The lower the score, the more efficient the home. Thus, the lower the score, the greater the electric-bill savings a homebuyer can expect to receive.
LifeStyle Homes was proud to have two model homes to showcase in last week’s Treasure Coast Parade of Homes. Even better, the LifeStyle team walked away with two Platinum Awards, plus a Merit Award for Best Kitchen!
It’s because of their love of the great outdoors and a motivation to protect the environment that the Hammonds chose to build a LifeStyle solar-power home. Read on.
Your contract is signed. The plans for your home are drafted. Now comes the fun part—selecting colors, materials, and finishes that will soon help bring your new abode to life.
From start to finish, Viera’s newly released neighborhood, Seville, is poised to be a stunner. And we at LifeStyle Homes can’t wait to start building new homes here.
No doubt, Joanne Nesbitt and Glenn Kreag love the outdoors. The couple takes pleasure in wildlife photography, kayaking, and traveling—even having journeyed as far as Antarctica!
Visitors of Huntington Place in Vero Beach can now tour three brand-new LifeStyle homes—all available for purchase.
It’s been a long road, but we did it! LifeStyle Homes has successfully built the first and only U.S. Department of Energy “Zero-Energy Ready Home” in Brevard County.
LifeStyle Homes is proud to offer our homebuyers the opportunity to live in a beautiful, brand-new community, located in the heart of West Melbourne!
LifeStyle Homes is proud to announce that new home sites in Phase II of Pineda Springs are officially on the market! With the success of Phase I, we are thrilled to release more estate-style properties in this wonderful neighborhood.
We at LifeStyle Homes have promoted the idea that adding a solar system to your home’s rooftop will not only increase its value, but help it sell quicker if and when you decide to move. And new research recently released by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California is supporting this claim.
As the first home plan to emerge from our new line of 50-foot-wide home plans, the St. Vincent is smart and stylish. It’s an ideal home plan for certain lots in Cross Creek Lake Estates, Huntington Place, and your own pieces of land throughout Brevard and Indian River counties.
… There are very few homes built to this caliber of energy-efficiency in the United States, so we are very gratified to be building the first one of its kind on the Space Coast.
LifeStyle Homes was honored to receive an Aurora Award – “the most coveted symbol of building and design excellence in the building industry” – at this year’s Southeast Building Conference (SEBC)!
With the amount of time coastal residents spend outdoors with friends and family on balmy summer days, summer kitchens are the perfect add-on to Brevard County homes.
…Today, we are proud to announce that we are not only building on offsite properties throughout Vero Beach, but we are also offering new homes in the under-development community of Huntington Place!
…In an effort to keep this momentum going, as well as help disseminate information on solar’s growth throughout the world, LifeStyle Homes recently launched a new page on our website called: The Clean-Energy Revolution.
While there are advantages and disadvantages to both options, if you’re on the fence, we at LifeStyle Homes strongly encourage you to consider the following five benefits of building a new home.
The St. Thomas—another revamped home plan that recently emerged from LifeStyle Homes’ drafting department—is making quite a splash.
Cooling off with a dip in the Indian River, Atlantic Ocean, area lakes, and of course, backyard swimming pools, is one of the best aspects about living on the Space Coast!
If you’re seeking a home that offers maximum value at an ideal price point, we hope you’ll consider the LifeStyle Caribbean. It is a traditional three-bedroom, two-bathroom, two-car garage home plan. Yet its true appeal comes from its perfect balance of formal and casual living spaces.
Don’t wait too long to secure your favorite home site in Tuscany Estates. This picturesque, ideally-located neighborhood has flown under the radar for quite some time, but more and more homebuyers are now taking notice of its many wonderful draws.
We have recently amassed a wonderful collection of listings near the gorgeous shores of Melbourne Beach. Each one of these listings allows for life in pure, unspoiled paradise near the ocean’s edge.
Just recently, the National Solar Jobs Census released its 2014 numbers on employment figures and projected growth on a national level—and the results are highly encouraging.
This week, we’d like to re-introduce you to a home we recently revamped and relaunched, the LifeStyle Nevis. This home plan will serve at LifeStyle’s model home (currently under construction) in Alamanda Key.
Dreaming of slipping into retirement while living in a community that beckons you to relax, unwind, and feel as if you’re on vacation in the Florida Keys every day? If so, Alamanda Key is just your ticket.
Mr. Ward Ahders is among the first wave of Northrop Grumman families who are on the move here. LifeStyle Homes recently finished building his home—the LifeStyle Monterey—in the gorgeous San Marino Estates neighborhood.