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6 Outdoor Living Trends to Update Your Space in 2017

Now that spring is officially here, it’s time to transform your outdoor space into an extension of your indoor living area. Your patio, balcony or lanai can often be overlooked when it comes to design and aesthetics, but these places become ideal areas to relax and entertain as the temperatures warm.

Call Florida Your Home Away from Home with Our Villas and Cottages

Who says vacation has to end? With our villas and cottages, you can start calling Florida your second home in time to enjoy the beautiful Gulf Coast all summer long. If you frequently vacation in Florida, purchasing an affordable vacation home is often a better value than a timeshare or repeated stays at a rental property. And our cottages and villas make the perfect seasonal getaway you can return to time and again.

Neal Communities Sponsors 9th Annual Robinson Preserve Run

The area's largest and most established private builder, Neal Communities, is the presenting sponsor at $5,000 for the 9th Annual Robinson Preserve 5K and 10K on March 31, 2017. This year, funds raised will benefit Feeding Empty Little Tummies, a nonprofit that founded a backpack program designed to meet the needs of Manatee County's homeless children during the weekends.

Discover Our Award-Winning Homes from the 2017 Parade of Homes

At Neal Communities, we pride ourselves on being Florida’s top home builder year after year. We aim to create beautiful communities and homes our residents can be proud of for years to come, so it’s always nice to see our hard work and dedication rewarded — as it was in this year’s Parade of Homes competitions in multiple counties across southwest Florida.

New Homes Available in Prestigious Boca Royale Golf & Country Club

When you live at Boca Royale Golf and Country Club, vacation never has to end. On Saturday, March 18, we’re unveiling five new model homes in beautiful Boca Royale. We’re incredibly excited for this opportunity, because you’ll have the chance to buy new construction homes in this resort-style community without wading through the cumbersome process of purchasing through a reseller. And once you buy here, you get to take advantage of all this lively neighborhood has to offer.

An Active Lifestyle Awaits at Indigo in Lakewood Ranch

Imagine walking out your door each morning to a beautiful, master-planned community in sunny southwest Florida. Where you can start your day with tennis lessons or water aerobics, and end the evening with a wine tasting by the pool with your neighbors. That’s what every day is like at Indigo in Lakewood Ranch.

What Homeowners Love About Neal Communities

The relationships we form with our homebuyers are incredibly important to us. We work with individuals, couples and families to make every step of the home buying journey an exciting one (and we mean that, we are with you every step of the way!) And when you find the perfect place to call home, we celebrate with you. The result is more than 10,000 homes completed, and countless new homeowners who join the Neal family — from first-time homebuyers to couples purchasing their second or third Neal home. Let’s dive into some of the most popular reasons homeowners love Neal Communities.

5 Reasons You Should Buy vs. Rent Your Next Home

Whether you should rent or buy your next home is a debate on many people’s minds. Multiple factors go into the choice to buy or to continue renting, but we at Neal firmly believe that buying is within reach for most families.

Celebrating Neal's Homeowners

We’d like to shine the spotlight on our homeowners — the people who make Neal Communities a great place to live. Whether you just bought your new Neal home or have been with us for a while, we’re taking a moment to celebrate you. We get to work with young couples just starting their homeowner journeys, growing families of two or more, and parents looking for less space now that their children have started families of their own. And we couldn’t be more proud to play a role in their lives.

Introducing The Estuary, Neal’s Newest Community

Neal Communities is proud to announce that we’re opening a brand new community in prestigious northwest Bradenton: The Estuary. This new construction community will be a beautiful addition to Neal’s growing list of neighborhoods across southwest Florida. Spanning approximately 53 acres, The Estuary will be home to 50 brand new home sites featuring a variety of home designs and floor plans.

Top 5 Interior Design Trends of 2017

Now that we’ve rung in the new year, it’s time to start incorporating the “new” into other aspects of life. Surrounding yourself with new scenery at home is a good way to satisfy the need for change we all feel at the beginning of January, without committing yourself to a crazy diet or enrolling in classes to learn a new language. Switching up your home’s interior design can be a great fresh start for both you and your space. Here, you’ll find the top five interior design trends we’re looking forward to in 2017.

Own Your Dream Home with Neal Communities

As a Neal homebuyer, your satisfaction is our top priority, and we’re committed to making your dream home a reality. When you buy from Neal, you’re buying from southwest Florida’s favorite builder and a Builder of the Year award recipient. Our craftsmanship and the quality of our homes shine through in each new construction, so you know you’re buying from a builder you can trust. Nothing beats the peace of mind you get from moving into a brand new home of superior quality — especially when it’s located in a beautifully designed neighborhood with the amenities you love.

10 Simple Holiday Decorating Ideas

Everyone knows that trees and lights are the must-have Christmas decorations, but past that, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the possible ways of decorating your home for the holidays. Sure, you can buy some Santa hand towels and call it a day. But getting in the holiday spirit is much more fun when you’re surrounded by festive touches. These 10 easy holiday decorating ideas can come together in 10 minutes or less, but have the potential to make a big impact.

8 Reasons You Should Buy a New Home

When it comes to purchasing a home, there are seemingly endless factors to consider. One of the most important decisions you will make as a homeowner is whether to buy a new construction or a previously owned home. While a resold home may cost less up front, the money you save now may go toward hidden future costs and repairs.

A Farmers Market Guide to Sarasota

Neal residents in Sarasota can enjoy endless options for dining, shopping and entertainment, so there’s never a shortage of things to do. One of the best ways to spend a quiet morning or afternoon, particularly in the fall when the temperatures begin to dip slightly, is to stroll through a local farmers market with your family.

The Benefits of a Villa Lifestyle

Homeownership is an incredibly rewarding experience, but one that can be difficult to navigate. The options are seemingly endless — between the type of home you want, how much square footage you need and the location you want to be in, it can feel like your work is never done.

Neal's Top 3 Summer Home Tips

Now is the time to start thinking about your next set of decorations that will spruce up your home and awe your friends and family! There are several lovely ways to decorate for the summer months that are occupied with late nights and unforgettable memories. Here are just a few that we really enjoy.

Grand Palm: A leap of faith

“There was a time when I thought we would never get to the end,” said Pat Neal, chief executive officer of Neal Communities, referring to the seven-year planning process for his highly successful Grand Palm community in Venice. “In fact, I said at the time that I would never do another community under the 2050 guidelines, but the results are phenomenal and unbelievable. I’m starting another 2050 property right now.”