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Savings and Space: The Benefits of Florida Home Ownership

Posted on April 3, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

  Right now, you might think you are not ready to own a home. That’s understandable. Home ownership is a long-term commitment and some people would wait to become financially stable during their mid-adulthood before even considering buying a home. The good thing is you don’t have to be like those people. Owning a home …

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Florida Homes and Communities

Posted on April 3, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Looking at homes in Florida, you will see that there is a diverse mix of designs to suit any taste. These design elements have been put together to give maximum comfort and ventilation during the heat of the day. Normally, Florida homes are designed to with at least one porch and wide windows which allow breeze …

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It’s Great to Live in Florida!

Posted on March 29, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

  The title says it all! Even when you look at Florida’s state flag, the sun serves as a testament to the state’s sunny disposition. As a matter of fact, Money Magazine even mentioned three of Florida’s cities (Coral Springs, Riverview and Weston) which made it to their list of top 100 places to live …

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Top Ten Tips for the House Hunter

Posted on March 28, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

It’s so typical for any grown person to visualize the dream house that he or she has been drawing on little sheets of paper since childhood. It’s also natural that any grown person  would want to make those dreams come true. However, the reality is that in pursuit of one’s dream home, there are a …

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Once Upon a Dream: A Musical Celebration of Coral Springs

Posted on March 4, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

In celebration of the City of Coral Springs’ 50th anniversary, local high school students together with special guests will present “Once Upon a Dream: A Musical Celebration of Coral Springs”.  This historical-themed musical produced by the Coral Springs Community Chest and under the direction of Caryl Fantel of Arts Live, will highlight the history of the …

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

Posted on March 1, 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 February, 4034 Single Family Homes LISTED FOR SALE in Broward County. 1461 priced under $250,000 1124 priced between 250,001 and $500,000 496 priced between $500,001 and …

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Turn your Trash to Treasures!

Posted on February 20, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Want to have a few extra bucks to add to your budget?  Then, gather all those stuff you have in your home that you no longer need but are still usable and join in the city’s annual Community Garage Sale on March 9! This yearly event held by the City of Coral Springs aims to …

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Real Estate Update For Broward County & Palm Beach County For January 2013

Posted on February 11, 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 January, 4169 Single Family Homes LISTED FOR SALE in Broward County. 1589 priced under $250,000 1162 priced between 250,001 and $500,000 485 priced between $500,001 …

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UNITOWN 2013

Posted on February 11, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

In its pursuit to continuously make the City of Coral Springs a well-developed and most conducive neighborhood for everyone, the Coral Springs Multi-Cultural Advisory Committee will be hosting the “UNITOWN 2013” this coming February 16 – 18, 2013 at Gold Coast Camp in Lake Worth, Florida. UNITOWN 2013 is a Youth Leadership and Diversity weekend …

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UPCOMING FHA CHANGES TO MORTGAGE PREMIUM INSURANCE ON LOANS

Posted on February 10, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Upcoming FHA Changes will reduce the amount of money that a borrower will qualify for. The table below Compliments of Vangie Villamil of VanDyk Mortgage, lays out the cost factors of what monies will cost you now and later when the changes take place. On a $275,000 loan the difference will be $22.12 a month …

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