7 Ways to Protect Your Home From Holiday Thieves

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‘Tis the season for enjoying holiday festivities with family! However, for countless Floridians, the holidays also mean leaving home for days or weeks at a time. Leaving your home unattended can make it an easy target for burglars. Here are some easy ways to protect your home from theft and other hazards while away, ensuring that your return home is as rewarding as your time away. 1. Lock Before You Leave According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the majority of home invasions (56.7%) occur through an open or unlocked door or window. Before leaving home for the holidays, double check … [Continue reading]

2014 Holiday Home Tours in Florida

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It’s that time of year again! Whether you are in need of some holiday-filled inspiration, or you enjoy looking at charming decor, holiday home tours are a fixture of the holiday season in many communities across Florida. For your enjoyment, we’ve compiled the following list of top holiday home tours taking place throughout the Sunshine State in 2014. North Florida Holiday Home Tours 8th Annual Amelia Island Museum of History Holiday Home Tour This Holiday Home Tour will showcase five vintage private homes in Amelia Island’s Historic District, all decorated by professional florists and … [Continue reading]