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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on October 15, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

October is breast cancer awareness month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. The main objective of this month is to remind everyone to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. Every year in support of …

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Coral Springs: Come out and VOTE!

Posted on October 8, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

One of GreatFloridaHome’s own Joy Carter is a candidate for the upcoming election for City Commissioner. Joy is a very active member of the community and is in support of the G.O. bond. You can read more details about Joy and her campaign at http://electjoycarter.com/ Registered voters in the City of Coral Springs will have the …

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How to get in the Fall spirit in South Florida

Posted on October 1, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

Can you believe it is already October? Halloween is right around the corner! While it may not feel like the fall season in sunny South Florida it is time to bring out the fall decorations. Some simple additions to your homes entry way can really make your guests get in the holiday spirit. A few …

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What does an aging population mean for the housing market?

Posted on September 24, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

The aging population of the United States has been a growing concern on many levels, from what to do about social security to the housing market. The number of Americans age 50+ will grow to 132 million by 2030, which is an increase of more than 70% since 2000. This is a major shift in …

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Community Activities Galore!

Posted on September 17, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

No plans for the upcoming weekends? Look no further! The Coral Springs community has some great upcoming events that are fun for all ages. Join us this Saturday, September 20th, from 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM at the Trash to Treasure Garage Sale. You never know what you will find at a garage sale; as …

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International Day of Peace

Posted on September 4, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

Join us at the kick-off event to celebrate peace and understanding at The International Day of Peace celebration on Friday, September 19 at 7:45 a.m.at the International Peace Garden, located at 2855 Coral Springs Drive, adjacent to the Coral Springs Center for the Arts. A light breakfast will follow. Everyone is invited as City officials, students …

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Annual Community Garage Sale

Posted on August 28, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

The city’s annual community garage sale is set for September 20th! Vendor Spaces are now available for the Trash to Treasure Garage Sale, to be held at Mullins Park on Saturday, September 20 from 7:30 to 11 a.m. This popular event offers a great opportunity to buy or sell household and other items. Registration cost is $25 …

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Coral Spring’s Downtown Art Walk: Groundbreaking Ceremony

Posted on August 26, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

The groundbreaking ceremony for the City’s Downtown Art Walk will be on tomorrow, August 27 at 9 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the Bank of America parking lot, located at 3200 N. University Drive. According to the City of Coral Springs, the Downtown Art Walk was designed as a “Unique” walk-able connection from the planned …

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How much mortgage can you really afford?

Posted on August 20, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

Here are some tips to help you determine a realistic budget for your house hunt! Different lenders will qualify you for different amounts. Going with the biggest mortgage option is not always the best option. There are some things you should consider before jumping into a large financial decision such as a house mortgage. Think …

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September 11th 5K Remembrance

Posted on August 11, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

On Saturday, September 6, the City is hosting its annual “September 11th 5K Remembrance.” This year, the route will begin at the Northwest Regional Library and head northbound on University Drive. The route will continue on University Drive and loop back at 48th Manor heading south on University Drive, finishing at the 9/11 Memorial. Please note that …

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