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Thursday, June 16, 2022   /   by Ana Baldner

Best Ways to Make a Small Room Look Spacious

Having a small space can be frustrating, especially when it’s your living room or bedroom. We all love a big airy room to relax in. But you don't have to start a full home renovation just to open up a room. There are more affordable and less invasive ways to make a room look bigger. From the furniture you buy to the colors you use, you can easily achieve a spacious room without having to break down a wall.

Whether you’re trying to sell your home or simply want to refresh an old space, here are some tips to trick guests into thinking a room is bigger than it actually is:

Furniture 
First off, move your furniture away from walkways. When obstacles sit in the natural path of a room, it cuts off the flow of the space. Spaces appear smaller when guests have to maneuver around the furniture. Moving furniture away from these paths will instantly help. 

Changing your furniture can have the biggest effect on the perceived size of your space. Your furniture must ...

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022   /   by Ana Baldner

Top 5 Space Coast Activities 

The Space Coast area is filled with activities to do and sights to see. Our 237 days of sunshine allows for a wide range of activities that stand out from other states! Here we have the ocean, rivers, and so many different ways to experience Florida. But when people think of the Space Coast, they usually think of Nasa and the Kennedy Space Center. This area has a lot more to offer than rockets and space attractions!
Here are five activities on the Space Coast that are worth the experience:

The Zoo
Located in Melbourne, The Brevard zoo is not like one you’ve been to before. Not only does it have exhibits of over 180 animal species from around the world, it also offers multiple hands-on experiences for visitors. It has a walk-through kangaroo enclosure, up-close rhino encounter, 5 aerial obstacle courses, zip-lining, giraffe feeding, kayaking around the giraffe exhibit and an aviary exhibit where you can feed the birds. This Zoo is non-profit and focuses on education, conse! ...

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Wednesday, March 24, 2021   /   by Flr Team

5 Work-From-Home Interior Design Trends on the Rise

Over the last year, you’ve probably realized your needs in a home have changed, especially for those who are working from home. It’s possible you desire additional room that may not have been needed before the pandemic. 


The space that you work in, should inspire you. Here are 5 work-from-home interior design trends for you to check out. 

Maximalism Returns
Wallpaper and bolder colors are coming back! By adding an accent wall with a bold color or using wallpaper to add texture will help make your space cozy. 
Natural Look
Bring the outdoors in, and use natural fibers in furniture, drapes, and decor. 
The Open Air
Sheer window treatments and/or no treatments at all give a space the feeling of being outdoors.
Soothing Colors
Choose warm, comforting hues, and color schemes that promote wellness and healing. Some colors are soft serene blues and greens to mimic sea glass and ocean waters. 
Feeling the Power
With more people home and on 2 ...

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Friday, September 25, 2020   /   by Chris Ritman

Why You Should Be Living on the Space Coast

Are you considering relocating to Florida, but not exactly sure where you would like to be? The Space Coast should definitely be on your list. It is a true hidden gem! Located in Brevard County, it is known as the Space Coast because of the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral. From top rated schools to hundreds of parks, it offers so much to do no matter your lifestyle!

First and foremost,  you can enjoy endless beaches up the Coast- 70 miles of sand to be exact! These beaches include Playalinda Beach, Port Canaveral, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Canova Beach, Melbourne Beach, Satellite Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, Canaveral National Seashore, Jetty Park Beach and Campground, and Cocoa Beach. Cool off in the waves or enjoy some fishing- you may even catch a dinner for free!

You can also see a rocket launch from your own backyard! Which is pretty incredible. With the Space program booming, there will only be more launches so come on down to witness this incredi; ...

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Monday, September 14, 2020   /   by Carol A. McNamee

Staying Safe During Your Home Search

Have you been considering buying or selling your home but not sure how safe it is during this time? Here at Florida Lifestyle Realty, we have made it simple, safe and easy for anyone to continue their home process from the comfort of their own home. 

You may ask how? We have created a Virtual Home Buying and Selling Package for clients that include a touch-less experience where you don’t have to leave your house.
For example, with a Virtual Home Selling Package, you will get a virtual consultation over the phone or video to talk about your selling goals. In addition, we will schedule a photographer to take professional photos that highlight your home. When it comes to property showings, we take extra precautions to safeguard everyone's health, following the CDC guidelines by wearing masks and keeping a distance. Don’t worry about having to sign documents in-person, you can review and sign all contracts, forms and disclosures from your phone or computer. And when; ...

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