D.R. Horton Homes at Seven Oaks!

Seven Oaks is a gorgeous landscaped community with breathtaking natural surroundings such as century-old trees and vibrant flowers. This gated community includes 24 neighborhoods and is in an excellent location in New Tampa. The homes themselves were developed by the most talented builders in Tampa Bay. The amenities are what really set this community apart. Residents can take advantage of the 17-acre Sports Core and Club with multiple pools, playgrounds, tennis courts, and basketball courts; most of which are within walking distance. To round out the extraordinary benefits of this community is the movie theater where residents can kick back and relax.

D.R. Horton is a national home builder that provides unique and quality homes. Enjoy our brief video describing the benefits of living in the Seven Oaks community and D.R. Horton homes.


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Feel free to ask us any questions or leave us your thoughts. We’d love to share them with our audience. We also welcome you to make an appointment to see the Seven Oaks community in person.

Mercedes Homes Model Grand Opens in Seven Oaks!

MercedesDanielleModel-225x300We are excited to announce that the Danielle model by Mercedes Homes is now open in the Watermark neighborhood of Seven Oaks. Features of the Danielle model include:

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3.5 baths
  • 4,420 square feet
  • 3-car garage
  • media room
  • game room with covered balcony
  • second-floor jack and jill bath
  • great room with large stone fireplace
  • large covered lanai with outdoor kitchen

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Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center Upcoming Shows for Kids

The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, formerly known as the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, offers many fun-filled events for the whole family to enjoy. Located in downtown Tampa, the Straz Center is the largest performing arts complex south of the Kennedy Center, providing families with entertainment and world-class events.

While a complete list of upcoming events can be found on the website, here are some of the most popular upcoming events for kids and families:

Wee Folk Series for ages 3-5

Stone Soup

  • Ferguson Hall
  • October 10,2010
  • Tickets start at $8.50

What does a soup made of stones need to be delicious and nourishing? A little help from all the people of the village, that’s what! If each villager contributes just a few tasty items to the soup, it can be enjoyed by all. Stone Soup teaches that even in the most challenging times, working together in the spirit of cooperation will always produce a positive outcome.

Kid Time Series for ages 5-11

Pigeon Party

  • Ferguson Hall
  • October 17, 2010
  • Tickets start at $9.50

Join Pigeon and friends and get ready to party! Meet the friendly hotdog man, Pigeon’s new friend Duckie, and the lovable Knuffle Bunny! Can you stop Pigeon from driving the bus? Will he share the hot dog? And after all that, it’s time for bed. The Bus Driver wants Pigeon to go to bed; all his friends want him to go to bed; but the question is – will you let him stay up late?

Santa’s Holiday Revue

  • Ferguson Hall
  • December 5, 2010
  • Tickets start at $9.50

Santa’s Holiday Revue is a fast-paced, rollicking musical that takes a joyous ’round-the-world tour of the dances, songs, and stories from Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and many more. You’ll sing, clap, and tap along while learning new and old traditions that instill the magic of the season. This wonderful jubilee creates a heart-warming experience that celebrates the true spirit of cultural diversity.

For the whole family

The Sound of Music

  • Carol Morsani Hall
  • August 20-22, 2010
  • Tickets start at $43.50

The classic musical will warm your hearts as Maria, a “nun in training,” is sent to act as governess to the seven children of widowed Austrian aristocrat, Captain von Trapp, and wins the hearts of the seven children and their father. Hear the cast sing your favorite songs like “Do Re Mi,” “My Favorite Things,” and “The Sound of Music.”

For the Friday, August 20 performance at 8 p.m. (today!), receive a free child’s ticket (12 and under) when you purchase a regularly priced adult ticket.  There will also family-friendly activities prior to the performance on August 20.


  • Carol Morsani Hall
  • November 16-21,2010
  • Tickets start at $38.50

Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, Dreamgirls tells the story of an up-and-coming, 1960s singing girl group, and the triumphs and tribulations that come with fame and fortune. Dreamgirls features the unforgettable hits “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going,” “One Night Only” and “Listen.”

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

  • Carol Morsani Hall
  • November 30-December 5, 2010
  • Tickets start at $43.50

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas tells the story of two buddies putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and finding their perfect mates in the process. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas promises a merry and bright theatrical experience for the whole family!

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Standard Pacific Homes: Decorated Model Grand Opening at WaterGrass August 21st!

152711_1948-Brookland-C-web-300x224WaterGrass: A Place to Call Home

Excitement is building as Standard Pacific Homes puts the finishing touches on their beautiful Brookland model.  The model is located in the brand new Glenbrook neighborhood at WaterGrass in Wesley Chapel, FL.  The model will give you a perfect glimpse into the homes Standard Pacific has built since 1989. More than 10,000 families in the Tampa Bay area have come to know their attention to detail, design and customer service. Now you can, too!Read more

Transform Your Home into a Green Home

Green-Home-Logo2As the green movement continues to grow more and more popular, confusion within the real estate marketplace has continued to grow due to unclear definitions of what makes a home “green.”

The National Association of Home Builders lists guidelines for homeowners, which explain that “a green home pays attention to energy efficiency, water resource conservation, the use of sustainable or recycled products, and measures to protect indoor air quality.”

For homeowners in Crown Community Developments looking to join the green movement, being environmentally conscious is the first step. Then by integrating these products, homeowners can give their homes an affordable, eco-friendly twist.

1. Low-flush toilets

2. Energy Star approved windows and appliances such as light bulbs, dishwashers, and washing machines

3. FSC/NFC sustainable woods in floors, countertops, and cabinets. Bamboo is an excellent choice as it is the fastest growing, most renewable wood.

4. Tankless water heater. The water is heated just before it is used which requires less energy than storing hot water for a long period of time.

5. Low or zero VOC (volatile organic compound) paints, wallpapers, and primers.  These increase indoor air quality.

6. Low-flow faucets and shower heads

7. Radiant heat

8. Use of recycled or reclaimed materials. Use locally when possible.

9. Motor sensor lights. These are especially useful so you don’t always have to remember to turn the lights off when leaving a room.

Just remember that giving your home a green makeover doesn’t have to be expensive. It is about making sustainable choices and adding eco-friendly alternatives into the workings of your home.

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