Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Features

Trends that hit home

Trends that hit home

Farmhouse designs, open floor plans, and green features are today’s building blocks. Story: James Combs, Leigh Neely, Chris Gerbasi, and Theresa Campbell Between retirees moving to Florida and more millennials entering the market, plenty of new homebuilding trends have emerged.…
It’s a parade!

It’s a parade!

The 2019 Parade of Homes promises new home styles, amazing home technologies, and a variety of places to live. Builders of Lake and Sumter counties are making preparations for the 2019 Parade of Homes coming March 30-April 7 in various…
A new point of view

A new point of view

Lennar is drawing up plans to revive a lakefront site in Mount Dora. It would be a shame to waste an elevated, scenic view of Lake Dora. So Lennar Homes isn’t going to let that happen. The Miami-based homebuilder recently…
Say no to bullying

Say no to bullying

Leesburg High School has learned one year can make a difference at a school. There’s a lot of buzz at Leesburg High School, and it’s about more than the great Yellow Jackets sports teams. The halls are filled with students…
The state of the economy

The state of the economy

From large-scale developments to neighborhood stores, business is booming across Lake and Sumter counties. Formerly quiet “small town” communities are now budding commercial centers. Here is what’s coming for six communities using bold, creative strategies to attract new development. Leesburg…
Never out of commission

Never out of commission

Buying or selling a home can be stressful, but Kim Ducharme-Levensohn gives her clients closure.  On the surface, working as a Realtor sounds like the perfect job. Just show a few houses, make a few phone calls, and pad your…
Top Producers

Top Producers

Congratulations to the Top Producers of the Realtors Association of Lake & Sumter Counties. Multimillion-dollar club Allen Realty & Investments, Inc JoAnn Pendley Arellano Realty & Investments Karin Arellano Theresa Kay Sarah Ness Ashley Pun Susie Westbrook Asano Real Estate…
Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

Longtime locals are proud to be native Central Floridians.  Warmer weather, sunshine, quieter lifestyle, slower pace, Southern hospitality, sweet tea, and, of course, no snow all draw Northerners to Lake and Sumter counties.For natives, however, this is simply home sweet…
Hops are hip

Hops are hip

Cheers! Lake County is enjoying a growing craft beer scene. From the long, chrome tap, a golden liquid cascades into a glass with milky white bubbles rising to the top. Craft beer enthusiast Gary Ashcraft brings his nose to the…
Private Enterprise

Private Enterprise

As cybercrime increases, consumers need to be more careful with personal data. The phrase “dark web” may conjure up images of some mystical, mythical place in the cyberworld.  But the dark web is very real, says Detective Jeffrey Cohen, of…
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