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It’s FALL Ya’ll

Posted on September 26, 2022 by Great Florida Homes

By Mindi Rudan   If you live “up north” there truly IS this almost imperceptible “change” in the air that seems to start right after the last embers of the LABOR DAY barbecues die down. Sure, later into Fall —which BTW officially took place on Sept. 22 this year—the color-changing leaves “up north” screams, hey …

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Autumn Guide To Moving To South Florida

Posted on September 24, 2022 by Great Florida Homes

Ready to relocate to the sunshine state? We don’t blame you! South Florida is one of the best places to live in the country, and people relocate here in all seasons. But, we’d argue that Autumn is one of the best seasons to move to South Florida, especially if you’re coming from a cooler state …

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What Makes South Florida A Great Place To Live?

Posted on August 25, 2022 by Great Florida Homes

Wondering why everyone keeps talking about how great South Florida is? Visited before and considering making South Florida your home, part-time or full-time? You’re in the right place! There are a lot of things that make South Florida a fantastic place to live, but we wanted to highlight just a few of them for you. …

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Labor Day Entertaining Should NEVER be LABOR intensive

Posted on August 23, 2022 by Great Florida Homes

By Mindi Rudan When Covid seemed to loom everywhere in 2020 and 2021, among the casualties certainly were celebrations, parties, and even the casual backyard get-together. One of the most beloved but under the radar holidays– LABOR DAY comes with the requisite long weekend. It falls perfectly after the “noisier” July 4th holiday and slides …

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Tips To Help Cool South Florida’s Summer Heat

Posted on August 11, 2022 by Great Florida Homes

Florida has beautiful weather, but there’s no denying that summer can get hot here. While cooling off with a trip to the beach might sound like fun, the truth is that we can’t all spend our days swimming in the ocean. If your AC isn’t quite cutting it this summer, we’re here to help. Here …

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Preparing Your South Florida Home for Summer

Posted on July 26, 2022 by Great Florida Homes

Florida’s weather is known far and wide as some of the best weather you can get anywhere. And it’s true! Especially here in South Florida, the weather is usually mild, comfortable, and consistent aside from the occasional storm. But, as we head into the warmest summer months, it’s important to remember that prepping your home …

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Is Now A Good Time To Buy A South Florida Home?

Posted on July 14, 2022 by Great Florida Homes

The real estate market is hot right now, all across the United States. For markets that are already competitive and in high demand, like South Florida, it’s even clearer to see how prices are rising and the impact that has on mortgages and even rental prices. Whether you’re looking for a house, apartment, or condo, …

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Keep your PET Safe JULY 4th & What to do if the Unimaginable DOES HAPPEN

Posted on June 29, 2022 by Great Florida Homes

By Mindi Rudan What happened to us almost two years ago to the day, is still hard to relive. We are animal people and love our pets like children. On a Friday morning, we woke like normal, and before we fed the “zoo” scooped up KEKE our pink-nosed former stray cat to go to a …

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What South Florida’s Housing Inventory Shortage Means for You

Posted on June 21, 2022 by Great Florida Homes

Even though housing prices are cooling off in most of the United States, communities in South Florida are managing to preserve their high prices, and some homes are even seeing their value go up, not down. Why is South Florida housing protected from the devaluation happening in much of the rest of the country? Part …

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Best Home Improvement Projects For South Florida Homes

Posted on June 7, 2022 by Great Florida Homes

Home improvement is one of the joys of owning your own home, but many homeowners aren’t sure which, if any, improvements are worth making. Of course, you need to consider things like how much value a given improvement will add to your home, whether you’re likely to sell your home in the next few years, …

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