Exterior

Derek Jeter’s Davis Islands home up for sale

Tom Brady, who rents the house, will have to go.

TAMPA, Fla. — It’s said to be the largest home in South Tampa, coming in at just under 22,000 square feet, with 345 feet of open bay situated on Davis Islands.

Derek Jeter and his wife, Hannah, since have moved out of the expansive mansion and put it up for sale for a cool $29 million. Don’t worry, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, who has been renting it from Jeter, will move out.

Brady and his wife, Gisele Bündchen, knew the family planned to sell it all along.

“Tom and Derek negotiated favorable terms in the lease agreement so the Jeters could list, market, show and sell the property for sale,” Stephen Gay, the Smith & Associates Real Estate who lists the home, told the New York Times.

The home was “built with the finest materials available,” a news

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How Do You Sell a ‘High-Performance Home’?

The Zero Emissions Building Exchange in Vancouver, British Columbia is “a centre designed to rapidly accelerate the knowledge, capacity and passion for zero-emission buildings.” I was recently invited to participate in a seminar titled “Marketing the High-Performance Home.” This post is a summary of that presentation, and some of it has been seen previously on Treehugger.

Historically, “High-Performance” meant energy-efficient, and “lower energy bills” is the first benefit mentioned in BC Housing’s Consumer Guide to High Performance Homes, along with “reduced pollution and CO2 emissions.”

Cover of consumer guide.
 BC Housing

But looking at the guide, I couldn’t help wonder why the house shown on the cover was a stock photo of a “luxury home exterior with green grass and driveway at sunset” with a three-car garage, all covered in inefficient double-hung bay windows. It certainly didn’t look high-performance to me. This got me thinking about what a high-performance house

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Have $29 million? Derek Jeter’s Davis Islands home up for sale

It’s said to be the largest home in South Tampa, coming in at just under 22,000 square feet, with 345 feet of open bay situated on Davis Islands.



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Derek Jeter and his wife, Hannah, since have moved out of the expansive mansion and put it up for sale for a cool $29 million. Don’t worry, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, who has been renting it from Jeter, will move out.

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Brady and his wife, Gisele Bündchen, knew the family planned to sell it all along.

“Tom and Derek negotiated favorable terms in the lease agreement so the Jeters could list, market, show and sell the property for sale,” Stephen Gay, the Smith & Associates Real Estate who lists the home, told the New York Times.

The home was “built with the finest materials available,” a news release reads. Hand-carved Connecticut and

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Brightly Colored Period Home in U.K. Village of Therfield Hits the Market

A period home loaded with character and history and painted candy apple red is on the market in the U.K. village of Therfield, in Hertfordshire, asking £1.85 million (US$2.4 million).

The home, which dates to the 16th century, is new to the market, having just launched, according to a representative from listing brokerage Savills.


The bold color scheme of the exterior extends into the interior of the home, where more reds, greens and yellows feature as prominently as the home’s original features, which include wooden beams and hardwood floors.

The six-bedroom property is “one of the most interesting homes I have seen for a long time,” listing agent Justin Godfrey said in a statement. It has “lots of charm and character with some fabulous entertaining spaces.”

There is a sizable drawing room with a wood-burning fireplace, a paneled dining room, a study, a conservatory lined with stained glass windows and

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Perry Mason House: The Dodsons’ Pasadena Craftsman Home

I have a serious affinity for Craftsman homes, most likely influenced by my mom’s unbridled affection for the style and my ten-plus years of living in Pasadena, where the Arts and Crafts architectural movement is widely immortalized. Whenever I see a Craftsman onscreen, my immediate inclination is to track it down. The shingled pad where Emily (Gayle Rankin) and Matthew Dodson (Nate Corddry) live on HBO’s recent neo-noir “Perry Mason” reboot is no different. As soon as the residence popped up on my TV, replete with its pristine wood-clad interiors, I knew I had to ID it.

Little of the home’s exterior is actually shown on the series, but we do get a pretty good glimpse of the neighboring pad, also a Craftsman, in the episode titled “Chapter 2,” when titular character Perry Mason (Matthew Rhys) interviews Mrs. Trotter (Linda Gehringer), the cat-loving widow who lives next door, while investigating

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Grant Emmett Till’s home landmark status

Last month marked the 65th anniversary of the murder of Emmett Till. As this recent article attests, there is a growing movement to grant historic landmark status to Emmett Till’s childhood home in Woodlawn (“Will Emmett Till’s Chicago home finally get landmark status?” Aug. 19). This initiative is of great importance because it would finally allow the home, which has fallen into disrepair, to be restored, preserved, and to prevent any changes to the exterior.

Emmett’s home is a lasting physical symbol of his life and legacy. His home should become a place of pilgrimage and reflection because Emmett Till’s martyrdom must never be forgotten.

Emmett was prominently brought back into the public eye this summer by John Lewis’ last words: “Emmett Till was my George Floyd. He was my Rayshard Brooks, Sandra Bland and Breonna Taylor. He was 14 when he was killed, and I was only 15 years

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Attend to your home’s exterior during last days of summer

We likely will have plenty of summer weather in the next few weeks, but we want to give you an idea of the fixes and finishes for your house that are important to tackle this time of year.

For example, the end of summer, with its semi-long days and warm temperatures, is a great time to paint.

Yes we are talking about painting once again! Having your house painted and caulked truly is one of the best “insurance policies” you can have to keep rot, mold and deterioration at bay.

If you’ve painted within the past few years and the house is looking good, don’t jump ahead to the next section yet! A good annual wash with 30-Second cleaner and a hose will still make a difference.

Ever notice how quickly grime can accumulate on vinyl siding? Guess what? That same dirt, grime and mold is also likely covering your

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How to Clean the Most Delicate Parts of Your Home’s Exterior

Power washing your home’s exterior is a great way to get it clean. The strong stream of water created by the outdoor cleansing staple can remove everything from mildew on vinyl siding to decades of grime buildup that’s accumulated on your concrete walkway. But with all of that power comes risk, and certain areas of your home may be too delicate to be cleaned this way. So, we spoke with Eamon Lynch, the director of warranty service at Power Home Remodeling, to find out how you can get that same “just power washed” look on the more delicate areas of your home.



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a house with bushes in front of a brick building: Some spots, like shutters and light fixtures, won't withstand a power wash—but that doesn't mean you can't make them sparkle.


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Some spots, like shutters and light fixtures, won’t withstand a power wash—but that doesn’t mean you can’t make them sparkle.

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Shutters

Taking aim at your home’s

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Taking care of your home’s exterior can help keep you warm this winter

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – It’s that time of year again where we want to stay protected from the harsh winter and stay warm inside our homes.

Green Built Roofing is our new Home Exterior Expert! Mike joins us today to tell us more about how to best protect our homes.

Green Built Roofing also has a special offer! Receive a $25 Visa gift card with every free gutter estimate.

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Sponsored by Green Built Roofing.

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Billionaire David Shaw Pours Money Into 3 “Strong Buy” Stocks

Are the tides turning on Wall Street? Stocks fell in the past three trading sessions, as investors abandoned the tech heavyweights that have been at the forefront of the market’s remarkable charge forward. What’s behind the sell-off? Sky-high valuations reminiscent of the dot-com era have sparked fears of a tech bubble. To this end, investors are wondering if this pullback is just a correction, or if it is the start of a larger drawdown.In times like these, the legends can offer some guidance. We are referring to the people that transformed the way we play the investing game, namely David Shaw.A former Columbia University computer-science professor, Shaw founded the D. E. Shaw group at a small bookstore in New York City in 1988. Starting out with six employees and $28 million in capital, he pioneered a new investing approach,

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