How to Prepare for an Open House

Posted on October 7, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

When preparing for an open house think about how most potential buyers want to imagine their own personal items in the home not yours. How can you accomplish this model home feel? A first step would be removing all trinkets and extra items from countertops and end tables. Anything that is not necessary to keep …


Art Walk Grand Opening!

Posted on September 30, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

Save the Date! After a year of anticipation, Friday, October 9th, The City of Coral Springs & the Coral Springs Community Redevelopment Agency invite you to the ArtWalk Grand Opening Celebration! The schedule of events is as follows: Ribbon Cutting 5:30 p.m. Beyond Artwork Unveiling 7 p.m. Local Artists • Live Music • Food Trucks …


Fall in Florida

Posted on September 17, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

The first official day of Fall is September 23rd! While here in sunny South Florida it may not feel like fall weather is upon us, there are lots of fun ways to decorate your home to make it feel like Fall. Here are some easy DIY ideas to give your home some Fall flavor: “Beach” …


September is Hunger Action Month!

Posted on September 3, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

September is Hunger Action Month and we are encouraging the community to paint South Florida orange! Hunger Action Month is a Feeding America nationwide campaign to raise awareness about the issue of hunger and take action to help end it. Everyone can do something to help end hunger in South Florida! There is something going …


Keys to Being a Successful Homeowner

Posted on August 26, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

Whether you are already a homeowner or you are contemplating taking the leap to home ownership, you know it is an exciting but big responsibility! A home is an investment and in order to keep your investment a positive one you need to maintain it. These tips can help you plan for those home improvements. …


Calling All South Florida Artists!

Posted on August 18, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

The City of Coral Springs Public Art Committee has put out a request for proposals for the new Municipal Complex of Coral Springs. This is a great opportunity for an artist to not only display their work, but have it become part of the Coral Springs community. The finished project should be a series of …


Finding a Home For You…and Your Furry Friend

Posted on August 5, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

Many families looking for a home have a dog. While dogs cannot tell you the features they would like in your new home there are ways that owners can scout the real estate that will be pet friendly. Dogs are part of the family and keeping in mind your pets’ needs when searching for a home …


Hurricane Insurance: Is your home protected?

Posted on July 31, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

As a Floridian you know that hurricanes are forces of nature you don’t want to mess with! Homeowners insurance rates in Florida are the most expensive in the entire country, because of all the real estate along the water and we get hit by more tropical storms that any other state. What does this mean …


Masterpiece Event: Blame It On Rio!

Posted on July 13, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

Want to do something fun and good for the community this summer? Come join us on Thursday August 20th at the Coral Springs Museum of Art for an annual fundraiser with the mission to raise support for the Museum’s innovative and educational art programs and exhibitions. This year, the Museum will present the Masterpiece Event: …


Will I have to pay PMI forever?

Posted on June 22, 2015 by Great Florida Homes

The majority of homeowners when purchasing a house will hear the term “PMI”. “PMI” is private mortgage insurance. Homeowners purchasing a house with less than 20 percent down will most likely have to buy private mortgage insurance — PMI. The purpose of this insurance is to cover the lender in case you default, and it …