UF, ERAU Rank in Best Public Universities

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Good news Central Florida home buyers, especially if you have college-age kids. Recently, two major Florida schools ranked in the lists of best public universities. These schools are close to ICI Homes communities throughout the state of Florida. We’re talking about the University of Florida in Gainesville, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach. Both …

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Pet Friendly Home Design By ICI Homes Covered on WFLA

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[KGVID]https://blog.icihomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/PET-FRIENDLY-DESIGN.mp4[/KGVID] TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Spending on pet services is expected to see the largest growth for any other spending segment in the pet industry in 2017. That’s according to numbers from the American Pet Products Association, which found pet-industry spending in 2016 came in at a record high $66.75 billion, up from $60.28 billion in …

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‘Pet-Friendly’ a Big Consideration for Millennial Home Buyers

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According to a recent National Association of Realtors report, millennials — defined by the report as adults age 36 or younger — comprise the largest group of today’s U.S. home buyers, at 34 percent. What’s a millennial? Roughly someone who began their adult years after the year 2000. It means the younger end of today’s …

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Area Real Estate Markets Expected to Remain Strong

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Rosemary Messina, vice president for marketing at ICI Homes, said judging by the activity from the company’s online sales center, there is continued enthusiasm for new homes. We’re seeing the same enthusiasm throughout all our divisions. The strong real estate market is expected to continue in spite of hurricane season. If anything, people in older …

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Best Cities for Investment Property

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If you’re searching for investment property, cross the state line into Florida and stop. A recent study by GOBankingRates.com, named three cities — Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville —among the nation’s top 15 great places to invest in real estate. Using rental properties to expand your portfolio is a smart move thanks to ongoing recovery from …

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Oakmont Builders Celebrate Groundbreaking of $6 Million Residents Club

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L-R: Douglas W. Wilcox, II , Scherer Construction / Doug Wilde, Jeffrey M. Wilde, Builder / Tommy Waters, Tommy Waters Custom Homes / Scott DeLanoy, ICI Homes / Barry Bullard, Barry Bullard Homes / Paul Basham, Basham and Lucas Design Group / Judith Sisler Johnston, Sisler Johnston Interior Design / James K. Harriott, Jr., P.E., Deputy County Manager for Public Works and Growth Management, Alachua County / Rory P. Causseaux, CHW Professional Consultants / David Haas, ICI Homes / Ginney Patterson, Tommy Williams Homes / Dale Kinsell, Arthur Rutenberg Homes / Erik Otte, Layne Christensen / E.J. Bolduc III, Buford Davis + Associates

ICI Homes, the developer and principal builder of Gainesville’s newest master-planned community Oakmont, recently celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony for its $6 million Resident Club in partnership with the five additional Oakmont home builders.

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