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    Thursday, May 25, 2017   /   by Joe Potter

    Pace Florida

    Pace is the western gateway to Santa Rosa County, Florida with thousands of residents living in Pace Fl 32571, this unincorporated area within Santa Rosa County is Florida’s most desired places to live.

    History buffs speak of William Barnett who established Florida Town in 1821, the site of his lumber mill. The rich timberland fed the mill. The town name of Pace entered the picture in 1907 when James C. Pace opened the Pace Mill which was in operation for 22 years. Changing to an emphasis of pulp production, the mill reopened in the late 1930’s as the Florida Pulp and Paper Company.

    With excellent public schools, recreation associations, public parks, law enforcement agencies, military support, and the best quality of life, Pace is the fastest growing community in Northwest Florida.

    Pace has easy access to Milton (Santa Rosa County seat) and Pensacola with many residents commuting back and forth to work. Local companies such as Wal-Mart Super-center, Home Depot, Of ...

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    Friday, May 05, 2017   /   by David Hayhow

    Top 5 Home Design Trends of 2017

    The current trends are all about utilizing rich color, maximizing texture and creating comfortable interiors you can’t wait to relax in. Use these trends to get inspired to makeover your home’s interiors and create spaces you love that also appeal to your personal style. Remember, if you plan to sell in the next few years, you may want to avoid doing anything dramatic and instead incorporate small changes that would appeal to buyers.
     
    Why are these trends gaining popularity?
    The underlying theme of these trends is creating a home environment you love; one that appeals to your emotions and feels like a retreat from the stresses of the world. Although the home is a place where you can relax and spend time with loved ones, work expectations are beginning to blur the line between work and home. Even if people don’t work from home specifically, many are stretching their work hours into their evenings and weekends to complete work projects.
     
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    Friday, April 28, 2017   /   by Joe Potter

    Milton Florida

    Milton, Florida is a small coastal area with a population of approximately 9,500 people and with 15 component neighborhoods. The climate of Milton is humid subtropical with rather short, milder winters, and hot summers — and there is plenty of lush vegetation.


    EMPLOYMENT — Milton has a mixed workforce of white-collar and blue-collar jobs. Many people living in Milton work in office and administrative support (22%), sales jobs (12%) and teaching (12%). There are many people in the armed forces living in Milton. Santa Rosa Medical Center is a general hospital in Milton and the primary provider of healthcare and emergency services for all of Santa Rosa County. Milton is the County Seat housing the courthouse for Santa Rosa County.


    LIFESTYLE — Milton has an active arts scene due to the Santa Rosa Arts & Culture Foundation Inc. and the county Arts Agency. Many art competitions and festivals are held yearly in the Milton area. The historic Imogene Theatre is o ...

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    Friday, April 28, 2017   /   by Joe Potter

    Pensacola Florida

    Pensacola, Florida (with a population of over 53,000) is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle, the county seat of Escambia County, and the main city of the Pensacola Metropolitan area (with over 460,000 residents). Its most famous nickname is the “City of Five Flags” — having been claimed at one point by Spain, Great Britain, the Confederate States of America, the United States, or France. The climate of Pensacola is humid subtropical with short, mild winters and hot, humid summers. Because of its location on the coast, temperatures of over 100 degrees are rare. This climate lends itself to lots of outdoor activity and sun worshipping.


    EMPLOYMENT — There is an even mix of white-collar and blue-collar jobs, so employment opportunities are numerous. Major industries include Healthcare, Retail, Hotels, Education, Scientific and Technical, Construction, and Finance. Military workers are also a presence in Pensacola since the Naval Air Station Pensacola ...

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    Friday, April 28, 2017   /   by Joe Potter

    Gulf Breeze Florida

    Gulf Breeze, Florida is an upscale suburb of Pensacola; the population is approximately 6,000. Growth for the city is geographically limited since Gulf Breeze is surrounded by water bodies on three sides and the Naval Live Oaks Reservation on one side. This limitation makes the area very exclusive and desirable.


    EMPLOYMENT — Gulf Breeze is a white-collar area, mostly in sales and office work, management and administration. Most workers commute to nearby areas. There are also a large number of artists. Gulf Breeze, interestingly, has more artists, designers and people working in various media than 90% of the communities in the US. The character of Gulf Breeze, therefore, is that of an art community. Another singular fact: about 8% of the Gulf Breeze workforce works from home, among the highest percentage in the country.


    LIFESTYLES — Nearby Gulf Islands National Seashore is supervised by the National Park Service and offers recreation opportunities while preser ...

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