How To Prepare For El Nino Weather In South Florida

Posted on July 13, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

El Nino has just been declared, which means that everyone around the globe needs to be prepared for a slightly different weather year. Here in South Florida, we can expect warmer temperatures, a more active hurricane season, and more precipitation in general. If you live in South Florida or are planning to move here this …

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The Three Most Valuable Home Improvements in South Florida

Posted on June 14, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

Refurbishing and improving your home is a great way to protect the value of your property, while also making your home a more functional and productive space to live in. But, the trick isn’t just remodeling. You should think carefully about what kinds of remodels are going to offer the most value. Remember, home value …


Don’t put off HAPPY Now to Chase “Bigger Happy” Later

Posted on June 2, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

By Mindi Rudan You know that old adage “Life is short, eat dessert first?” Well in a sentence, the consensus of experts in 2023 is: THAT just might be the best advice / mantra to actually live by. HAPPINESS DEPENDS NOT ON YOUR NUMBER OF FREE HOURS but on HOW YOU choose to spend whatever …

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Top 5 Things You Should Do in South Florida this Summer

Posted on May 11, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

Whether you’ve lived in South Florida your whole life or just moved here recently, there are a few things that everyone should see in South Florida. Here are some of the top summer destinations you should check out this summer. See the Southernmost Point Buoy The Southernmost point buoy is a landmark here in South …

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The Sunshine State Migration

Posted on May 4, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

by Mindi Rudan Why the trek to Florida hasn’t REALLY slowed- What YOU need to know NOW! Growing up, I remember there was kind of a rude joke calling Florida “God’s waiting room.” In my grandparents day that might have been the case. Lured by crisp blue skies, nearly perfect year-round weather, limitless golf courses, …

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Moving to Florida? Basic Things Every South Floridian Needs

Posted on April 18, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

South Florida is full of beautiful destinations, exciting venues, and dream homes for every lifestyle. But that doesn’t mean that everything is going to magically fall into place when you move here. Especially if you’re coming from a different part of the country, it’s important to think about what kinds of things you’ll need in …

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Groundbreaking new study suggests: The “CURE” for Alzheimer’s Disease may be as close as your grocery store’s PRODUCE section

Posted on April 12, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

By Mindi Rudan Alzheimer’s disease is something many of us barely give a thought to until we begin to age or had a loved one stricken. Growing up it really wasn’t something I heard much about. Occasionally you’d hear the word “senile,” to lump a bunch of symptoms that seemed to relate to older people …


THE “Halfway” Mark – Easter and Passover Traditions

Posted on March 21, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

By Mindi Rudan While Christmas and Hanukkah generally are the Super Bowl of holidays, with some saying they “overshadow” Easter and Passover, others refuse to let that be the case. Kinda the halfway thru the year mark in terms of mega holidays, some folks (even one I know named “BUNNY”) never let the “spring” holidays …

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Considering Buying a New Construction Property In South Florida?

Posted on March 9, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

If you’ve been looking for your South Florida dream home recently, you’ve probably noticed that there are a lot of developers looking for people to purchase homes that haven’t actually been built yet. That can be a good thing for buyers, many of these homes will be sold at higher prices once they are built, …


Planted by Seeds of Evil, Good Sprouts

Posted on March 3, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

By Mindi Rudan Before 2018, when you told people you were from Parkland, Florida, they’d tip their heads asking: “Where’s that?” “South of Boca Raton,” would register some recognition. Now, 5 years after the 2018 shooting that still renders our community raw with noxious disbelief, everyone across the globe seems to know JUST where Parkland …