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Organizing Your Home for School

Posted on August 21, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

If you have a school age child in your home, back-to-school season understandably brings in an air of promises not just for the child but for the parents as well: this school year would be better than the last; I will be more active for my child’s PTA this school year; I will spend more …

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Foreign Purchases in South Florida Drive Property Values UP!

Posted on August 20, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Over the last three years, there has been a record surge of foreign investments in Florida housing which boosts the property tax revenue in the localities hit hardest by the recession. In a recent Bloomberg report, the 10 Florida counties with the highest amount influx of international cash since 2010 had their property tax assessments …

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50 Things To Do in Coral Springs!

Posted on August 16, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

To commemorate the City’s 50th anniversary, here’s a list of 50 different things to do in Coral Springs (listed in no particular order): Attend boot camp at Aquatic Complex. Shop at Aquatic Complex Swim in the Olympic-sized pool at the Chamber of Commerce. Play a full set at the Chamber of Commerce Skate to the …

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International Interior Designer Sets Up Shop in Coral Springs

Posted on August 11, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

With nearly three decades of experience in the industry, interior designer Perla Lichi has become a world-renowned brand and a force to be reckoned with when it comes to luxury homes and palaces. Now, the globe-trotting designer has unveiled her U.S. headquarters in Coral Springs. A true savant in art history, space planning and color, …

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The 2013 Back to School Extravaganza

Posted on August 11, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Six years ago, social workers in the Northwest Broward area decided to do something for the children from needy families before starting a new school year. Liliana Pardo-Posse, one of the social workers says, “We knew there were a lot of families in the region who were struggling. We tried to do what we could …

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Affordable Ways to Keep Your Home Cool

Posted on August 6, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

As much as summer in Florida is amazing, it can also be hot and sticky. You could turn the thermostat to 80 but you’ll still be sweaty during a heat wave. These little steps cost next to nothing. Keeping the heat low and your savings high, these tips can reduce stress on your air conditioner …

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Aquatic Complex to Play Host to the Synchronized Swim Teams!

Posted on August 6, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

August is a month of festivities in Coral Springs, FL and what better way to kick it off than by showing support for some of the nation’s most promising athletes? The Coral Springs Aquatic Complex will be the venue for the U.S. Junior and 13-15 National Synchronized Swim Teams on Saturday, August 10 at 4 …

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REAL ESTATE UPDATE FOR BROWARD COUNTY & PALM BEACH COUNTY JULY 2013

Posted on August 2, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Broward County includes well known cities of Coconut Creek, Coral Springs, Deerfield Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Highland Beach, Hillsboro, Lighthouse Point, Parkland, Plantation, Sunrise, Tamarac and Weston. There are currently 3891­, Single Family Homes LISTED FOR SALE in Broward County. ­­­1267 priced under $250,000 1218 priced between 250,001 and $500,000 498 priced between $500,001 and $750,000 …

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Top Beaches in South Florida

Posted on August 1, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

A day at the beach is the highlight of summer. The shore is technically a big sandbox with shells and the waves are much more enjoyable than any dull pool. If you’re in Florida for the summer months, don’t forget to stock up your cooler, pack your towels and bring your sunscreen because days at …

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Planning the Perfect Backyard BBQ!

Posted on July 30, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

It is the entertainment where you can enjoy family and friends and a good old fashion barbecue. *Timing Your Event* – In Florida, with rainy season and hurricane season, you probably won’t be able to plan a month ahead, but certainly check the upcoming weather to save you from just a hope and a prayer …

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