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Live life your way at K. Hovnanian’s new Cooper’s Landing development, which offers single-family detached homes with a limited-maintenance lifestyle

My wife and I are turning 60 this year and our “hobby” is gardening. I put “hobby” in quotation marks because it hardly seems like one anymore. It’s beginning to feel forced upon us. The stress of mowing, edging, weeding, planting, fertilizing, mulching, pruning, etc. often prevents us from doing what we really want to do, not to...

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The Retreat at Rosemont: Inspired home designs that cater to adults who want to age in place

At The Retreat at Rosemont, it is all about rightsizing, not necessarily downsizing. “We are building homes that give homeowners the space they need to better suit their lifestyle at the moment,” says Katie Lancianese, president of New Leaf Homes, which is developing and building The Retreat at Rosemont—an Epcon community. “These...

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Tiger Air Heating and Cooling can help you chill and breathe a little easier

As we embark on the steamy, scorching-hot “dog days” of summer, are you noticing your air conditioning is faltering? “People are spending more time at home, and working from home, so that puts more of a burden on the cooling system,” says Tiger Air Heating and Cooling owner Phil Tromba, who has spent the last 37 years in the HVAC...

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A Final Thought: Happiness Is An Empty Soup Can

If you’re a regular reader of this column, let me recommend a couple of more: My wife recently introduced me to Sean Dietrich’s “Sean of the South” blog. He writes about Southern culture in a way where you always expect him to mention the Cracker Barrel or the Piggly Wiggly. Everything he writes is gentle and touching, and he often brings...

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With Exactly real estate, you’ll know the minute an offer comes in

When Kevin Wasie founded Exactly in 2018, he set out to bring innovative thinking to the real estate industry. “We are paving the way to make it simpler for homeowners to sell their properties—and for more profit,” says Kevin. “One problem with the current system is that sellers don’t know immediately if they have an offer...

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