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How many of the most wanted home features does your home have?

Posted on February 12, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

Everyone has their own list of their own wants and needs when looking for a home, but there are three features that show up most often on the home buyers most wanted list. Storage Space: This can come in the form of a garage or closet space. Many homeowners aren’t looking for a 3 car …

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What To Expect At Closing

Posted on January 28, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

So you have found the house of your dreams and you are ready to seal the deal. Whether it’s your first home or you have done this before, closing the deal on a home can cause some anxiety. Knowing what to expect at the closing table will help ease your nerves when closing day comes. …

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Convert a Spare Bedroom into a Home Office

Posted on January 15, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

Whether your kids have moved out of your family home or you have that spare bedroom that has remained untouched for quite some time, you have made the decision to create a home office for yourself. The kitchen table is no longer sufficing for your home office needs. The best way to begin converting the …

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New Years Resolutions for Home Owners

Posted on January 8, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

The start of a new year always brings on thoughts of starting fresh and making goals to achieve for the year. If you are a home owner or intend to become one in 2015 here are five resolutions you may want to add to your list! Try cutting back on some of your extraneous expenses and …

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Home-buyer Tips: Applying for a Mortgage

Posted on January 3, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

Home-buyers, especially first time buyers, report that one of the biggest challenges they face in the home buying transaction is understanding the mortgage process. This issue may be that lenders aren’t doing their best educate borrowers through the process, but it also comes from inexperienced buyers not knowing the right questions to ask. Here are …

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Household Hazardous Waste: 2015 Collection Options

Posted on December 10, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

Cleaning out your home is a great opportunity to start the New Year off on a good note. After your cleaning is completed you will probably have some household items that you need to dispose of. The cities of Coral Springs, Coconut Creek, Tamarac, Fort Lauderdale, and Pompano Beach have established a cooperative agreement that …

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Tips for Condo Shopping

Posted on December 3, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

Searching for a condo property? Condos are a very popular route to take when looking for a home in South Florida and can also be a great investment. Finding the condo property that is right for you can require a lot of time and effort. Here are some tips that can help make the process a …

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How do I know I am ready to buy?

Posted on November 19, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

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 …

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Home for the Holidays

Posted on November 12, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

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 …

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Slice of the Springs

Posted on November 7, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

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, …

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