Category: Community/Happenings

How to Prepare for Record Rainfall

South Florida Flooding: How to Prepare for Record Rainfall

Posted on June 26, 2024 by Great Florida Homes

With record-breaking rainfall in recent weeks, South Florida is experiencing one of its wettest summers in nearly a century. Unfortunately, this means your home is more at risk for flood damage, which could be disastrous if you’re unprepared. While it’s true that you can’t do anything to stop Mother Nature from raining down excessively to …

2024 hurricane season


Posted on June 12, 2024 by Great Florida Homes

What YOU NEED TO KNOW, NOW By Mindi Rudan Utter just the word “hurricane” to a long-time Florida resident and they’re libel to shudder involuntarily in front of you. Add goosebumps if they went thru Hurricane Andrew in 1992, or the rash of FOUR Hurricanes that left our area with BLUE TARPS pretty much 20 …

May 2024 community events

May 2024 Newsletter

Posted on May 2, 2024 by Great Florida Homes

Upcoming Fun Events This Month Bites-N-Sips Coral Springs Coral Springs’ popular food truck event returns featuring delicious bites, craft cocktails, and live entertainment. Bites-N-Sips is free and open to the public. Cost of food and drinks is additional. Enjoy live music from Livewire! Special Appearances by the 501st Legion Dog Costume Contest at 6 p.m. …



Posted on April 22, 2024 by Great Florida Homes

By Mindi Rudan What it Is. Do You Have it? And a Little Primer on How to CURE if you do!   FoMO. Even the acronym sounds funny. It’s a unique term introduced in 2004 to describe a phenomenon observed on social networking sites. Eventually making it all the way to the Oxford Dictionary in …


Are You Overlooking Potential Property Tax Savings?

Posted on April 16, 2024 by Great Florida Homes

Many new clients often overlook significant tax savings available to them. Surprisingly, a large number miss out on these benefits. This article provides Broward County residents with valuable insights to consistently save money on their annual home taxes. Here are all the details from the Property Appraiser’s Office:

april 2024 community events

April 2024 Newsletter

Posted on April 2, 2024 by Great Florida Homes

  Our thoughts on the latest real estate news you are hearing about How does this lawsuit affect you? In class action law-suits, it is no surprise that only the Lawyers will be the winners in this monumental courtroom battle when the dust settles. The lawyers have requested $80 million in fees. The consumer payout …

The Luck of the Irish

St. Patrick’s Day: Local Celebrations, Myths, Customs, Recipes and the FUN in just being Green

Posted on March 10, 2024 by Great Florida Homes

By Mindi Rudan March 17, 2024. It’s a day when Irish and non-Irish alike come together in the fun, in the camaraderie just by the “wearing of the green”—or donning a shamrock or two, (the Irish national plant). Supermarkets advertise sales on Corned beef and cabbage – (the fare most commonly associated with the holiday), …

March 2024 community events

March 2024 Newsletter

Posted on March 2, 2024 by Great Florida Homes

  Upcoming Fun Events Near You Coral Springs Wacky Olympics Join the Parks and Recreation Department for an evening of laughter, camaraderie, and friendly competition at the first-ever Wacky Olympics event! Admission is free, so gather your friends and family and come join the fun! Date and Time: Friday, March 08, 2024 | 06:00 PM …

Feb 2024 community events

Feb 2024 Newsletter

Posted on February 2, 2024 by Great Florida Homes

  Fun Events Coming Up This Month Coral Springs Community Concert Join the City Commission to celebrate all the City of Coral of Springs has to offer with a community concert! Enjoy the best hits from Chicago, Earth Wind & Fire and more featuring former members of Chicago. Dress in your best 70’s and 80’s …

winter happenings in south florida


Posted on January 29, 2024 by Great Florida Homes

It REALLY is the Most Wonderful Time of year! By Mindi Rudan While much of the country battles freezing temps, bundles up and is buried under a blanket of white; in SOUTH Florida we literally pinch ourselves. From January thru March and if lucky through April, the weather here is postcard worthy perfect. Barely humid, …