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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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Looking for a family fun event?

Posted on August 6, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

Design a work of art and shrink it! Family FunDays are a great way to explore the museum and create art projects appropriate for kids ages 3 and up with parent or guardian. Each month a different artistic subject will be presented and followed by a fun art project to design together. This event is held …

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Hazardous Waste Removal Reminder!

Posted on August 4, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

Residents can dispose of hazardous waste at Waste Transfer Station on August 2 Coral Springs residents can drop off certain household hazardous waste, such as paint, electronics, and fluorescent lights (only) on the first Saturday of every month at the Waste Transfer Station at the end of Wiles Road at NW 126 Avenue. The next …

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Home Decorating by Decade

Posted on July 31, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

1960’s – 2000’s Home decorating is a crucial part of making your house feel like a home. These are the most popular decorating styles of each era. 1960’s The 60’s was all about COLOR and graphics. In the 60’s everyone wanted to make a statement, including putting together colors that were once considered a big “no” …

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