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5 Energy Efficient Additions to Include in Your Custom Home

Energy efficiency should always be a priority for you when you own property. Rather than waiting years to make upgrades, you owe it to yourself to build a home from scratch that already has these eco-friendly fixtures in place. Working with a home builder can help you out with this. Keep reading to learn more about…
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Why Are More People Buying a New Construction Home in Tampa?

Are you considering building a brand new home in Tampa, Florida? If so, you aren’t alone! An estimated 1.739 million homes will be built throughout the United States this year.  Although existing home sales are popular in Tampa, there is an increasing number of buyers deciding to build their dream home. What is driving more…
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5 Benefits of an Energy Star Home

There’s no better award for high-quality work than a gold star. That’s why the government runs the ENERGY STAR program. More than 2.2 million homes and apartments have ENERGY STAR certification. An ENERGY STAR home meets high standards for efficiency, achieving twenty percent improvements on average. Yet many people don’t know how beneficial a certified…
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How Do I Choose a Custom Home Builder?

A custom home builder will build less than 10 homes a year. This gives them time to ensure they build a home that the homeowner will be satisfied with. If you’re in the process of building your dream home, the first thing you need to do is find a builder that’s going to bring all…

An Update from Legacy: Our First Southeastern Guide Dog

Here is an update from Legacy, New Legacy Home’s first sponsored Southeastern Guide Dog Eric Bentley can rebuild a car’s engine from start to finish, a remarkable job considering Eric is totally blind. He lost his vision from sympathetic uveitis, a rare inflammatory response in both eyes after trauma to one eye. At six, he…
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5 Reasons a Home Automation System Is Essential for Every Luxury Home

By 2024, analysts predict that 53% of all homes in North America will have a home automation system. Smart home technology isn’t an afterthought. Home automation improves your security, saves you time, and makes your life easier. When it comes to new building in South Tampa, home automation is something to think about. Tampa, in…
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5 Beautiful Benefits of Living in South Tampa

South Tampa is the place to be. If you’re looking to relocate somewhere, central Florida has a lot to offer. South Tampa, in particular, is one of the fastest-growing regions in the entire country. The weather is beautiful and there’s no shortage of amazing properties to invest in. Today, we’re going to give you 5…
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How Are New Luxury Homes Certified to Be Energy Star Homes?

The average U.S. family can spend over $2,000 annually on energy bills. More shocking is that these heavy bills contribute nearly 1/5 of all carbon emissions in the country. Is there anything worse than exorbitant bills and damaging our climate at the same time? That’s why Energy Star homes are  becoming the gold standard for new homes.…

New Legacy Homes Partners & Vendors: Presented by the Owners

Are you currently on the hunt to find the perfect South Tampa home builder? Are you looking for a builder who listens to your needs, has great partnerships established, and will create you your ideal custom home? Then look no further, New Legacy Homes is here for your family. New Legacy Homes Trade Partners: ELAN…
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Luxury Furnishing Trends for 2021

As with virtually every other aspect of the way we live our lives, home design has been strongly impacted by the events of the past 12 months. As people around the world re-assess their living needs and what it means to call a place home, design trends that once seemed immutable have faded into insignificance,…