Nicole Hoffman

The Nation's Hottest Housing Markets Have This One Thing in Common

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In today’s fast-paced, blink-and-the-listing-is-gone housing market it’s hard to find a place where real estate isn’t hot.

However, there are certain real estate markets that are popular with buyers all over the country where homes are selling just a little bit faster. And they all have one big thing in common: They’re more affordable.

For the second month in a row, [...]

Boat Accessible Properties - 4 Things to Consider

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Imagine strolling down to your private boat dock each morning with your cup of coffee to watch the sun come up. While this might sound like something reserved for the rich and famous, the country is filled with opportunities to buy on a lake, river, ocean, and other waterways. From small streams suitable for canoes or kayaks to larger [...]

8 Eco-Friendly Features To Add To Your Home

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Eco-friendly, energy-saving home features aren’t just good for the environment—they’re also good for your wallet, and for making your listing stand out from the competition. If you’re thinking about selling or renovating your home, trying to lower your energy output, or simply want to save money on your monthly bills, you’ve come to the [...]

How To Set The Right Price For Your Home

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How to Set the Right Price for Your Home


If you’re thinking about selling your home, you probably already know that inventory has never been lower. For the first time in nearly 15 years, you—the seller—are back in driver’s seat. That doesn’t mean you should hike up the price and be greedy, but [...]

Fall and Holiday D├ęcor Listing Tips

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If you have your home on the market, it’s natural to want to create the perfect environment for potential homebuyers. This includes not only professional staging services but also time-honored tips like freshly baked treats and seasonal décor. As we transition from summer to the holiday season, however, it’s interesting to note that fall [...]

Robot Butler Among Things to Expect from Lake Nona Wave Hotel

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When the Lake Nona Wave Hotel debuts in December, its restaurants will include something cutting-edge: a Jetsons-style robot delivery system for events.

The new hotel in southeast Orlando's 11,000-acre Lake Nona — one of the nation's top-selling master-planned communities — will debut with three restaurants: Bacán, Haven and the Living Room Bar. Each will offer a different cuisine or experience, according to a news [...]

Lennar and Texas Startup Team Up to Construct 3D-printed Homes

A rendering of the kind of housing Icon Technology is bringing online.


A rendering of the kind of housing Icon Technology is bringing online.


Lennar Corp., the nation’s largest homebuilder including in Orlando, will build its first 3D-printed homes in Austin, Texas, in partnership with a startup business.

The move could have big implications if Lennar expands 3D-printed homes to other markets. The idea is that these homes should be faster to build and less [...]