How do I know I am ready to buy?

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Becoming a homeowner does not happen overnight. It is one of the largest purchases most people make in their lifetime and as a buyer you will receive endless advice from family and friends. If you have already expressed an interest in buying a home you have already taken the first step. There are a few […]






Home for the Holidays

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

We are already flying through November which means the holiday season is upon us! Thanksgiving is only about two weeks away and December will be here before we know it. Kids away at college start to come home and relatives begin to trickle in from everywhere! The Coral Springs community has tons of events and […]






Slice of the Springs

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Are you aware that the City of Coral Springs holds annual Slice of the Springs neighborhood meetings? These meetings are when City staff come to your neighborhood to discuss relevant issues or concerns. The meetings are your chance to interface directly with staff members from all sectors of the City, including police, fire, community development, […]






Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

October is breast cancer awareness month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. The main objective of this month is to remind everyone to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. Every year in support of […]






Coral Springs: Come out and VOTE!

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

One of GreatFloridaHome’s own Joy Carter is a candidate for the upcoming election for City Commissioner. Joy is a very active member of the community and is in support of the G.O. bond. You can read more details about Joy and her campaign at http://electjoycarter.com/ Registered voters in the City of Coral Springs will have the […]






What does an aging population mean for the housing market?

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

The aging population of the United States has been a growing concern on many levels, from what to do about social security to the housing market. The number of Americans age 50+ will grow to 132 million by 2030, which is an increase of more than 70% since 2000. This is a major shift in […]






How much mortgage can you really afford?

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Here are some tips to help you determine a realistic budget for your house hunt! Different lenders will qualify you for different amounts. Going with the biggest mortgage option is not always the best option. There are some things you should consider before jumping into a large financial decision such as a house mortgage. Think […]






Home Decorating by Decade

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

1960’s – 2000’s Home decorating is a crucial part of making your house feel like a home. These are the most popular decorating styles of each era. 1960’s The 60’s was all about COLOR and graphics. In the 60’s everyone wanted to make a statement, including putting together colors that were once considered a big “no” […]






Buying a Flipped Home? Be Careful!

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Are you buying a flipped home from an investor? Then you should know you need to protect yourself! Investors who buy homes after a foreclosure and fix them up is a popular real estate investment strategy in South Florida.  If done properly, this can work out very well and can result in a great profit […]






NO ENTRY ALLOWED! I’m Not Home!

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

  When do you think most burglaries occur? Rarely when you are home, but in fact 62.4% of burglaries happen between the hours of 9 am – 6 pm. The most likely explanation is kids are at school and spouses or parents are at work. That part hurts the most, because you are at work making […]