South Florida Living

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Each state has something to offer. While there are those who would prefer to be in an urban jungle and be the center of high rise buildings, the creative crowd and the chic boutiques, there are those who are always looking for something different. South Florida is a top destination for people because living here […]

More Homeowners Will Have Enough Equity to Sell

Friday, September 13th, 2013

More good news for homeowners this month! In the recent U.S. Home Equity and Underwater Report for September 2013, RealtyTrac has shown that 8.3 million homeowners have a loan to value (LTV) ration from 90 to 110 percent. These homeowners represent 18 percent of all U.S. homeowners with a mortgage as of the start of […]

Real Estate and Due Diligence

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Lots of real estate websites put importance on doing due diligence prior to placing an offer. What is “FHA” anyway? Despite sounding like a term you’d commonly hear on a legal drama, “Due Diligence” is simply the act of investigating prior to signing a contract. Common sense dictates that “Due Diligence” is an important part […]

Cameras Reduce Accidents in Coral Springs

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Last year, cameras were installed at University Drive and Riverside Drive (south), University Drive and Ramblewood Drive (north and south), University Drive and Shadow Wood Boulevard (north and south), University Drive and Royal Palm Boulevard (north), Sample Road and Riverside Drive (east), and State Road 7 and Wiles Road (south). Because of these installations, violation […]

Foreign Purchases in South Florida Drive Property Values UP!

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Over the last three years, there has been a record surge of foreign investments in Florida housing which boosts the property tax revenue in the localities hit hardest by the recession. In a recent Bloomberg report, the 10 Florida counties with the highest amount influx of international cash since 2010 had their property tax assessments […]

50 Things To Do in Coral Springs!

Friday, August 16th, 2013

To commemorate the City’s 50th anniversary, here’s a list of 50 different things to do in Coral Springs (listed in no particular order): Attend boot camp at Aquatic Complex. Shop at Aquatic Complex Swim in the Olympic-sized pool at the Chamber of Commerce. Play a full set at the Chamber of Commerce Skate to the […]

Palm Beach County: Currently a Seller’s Market

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Sellers in Palm Beach County are smiling from ear to ear as the median home price for existing homes on the market rose significantly to $259,990 last June – that’s 16 percent higher than last year’s, according to data released this past week. Sales also continued to stay strong with up to 1,494 homes changing […]

Your Dream Home is Just 5 Steps Away… Thanks to the Great Florida Homes Team!

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

House hunting is an exhausting challenge. First, most home buyers don’t know where to start! Even if you have the best Realtor in town to represent you, you’d still have to see each property personally, so you know if it works for you. Nowadays, where life and obligations get in the way, who has time […]

Top Attractions in Coral Springs

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Located south of Boca Raton and north west of Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs is one of the best family communities in the state. Lots of people don’t realize that this city has a lot to offer especially when it comes to fun and entertainment for the entire family. Here are some of the best places […]

It’s a Sellers’ Market!

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

Good news for home sellers! In a recent real estate report, it’s been found out that the gap between the asking price and the actual sales price has been becoming narrower. As a matter of fact, a house would usually be sold for 98.3 percent of the asking price, a significant increase compared to the […]