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Moving to Florida? Basic Things Every South Floridian Needs

Posted on April 18, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

South Florida is full of beautiful destinations, exciting venues, and dream homes for every lifestyle. But that doesn’t mean that everything is going to magically fall into place when you move here. Especially if you’re coming from a different part of the country, it’s important to think about what kinds of things you’ll need in …

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Groundbreaking new study suggests: The “CURE” for Alzheimer’s Disease may be as close as your grocery store’s PRODUCE section

Posted on April 12, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

By Mindi Rudan Alzheimer’s disease is something many of us barely give a thought to until we begin to age or had a loved one stricken. Growing up it really wasn’t something I heard much about. Occasionally you’d hear the word “senile,” to lump a bunch of symptoms that seemed to relate to older people …

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THE “Halfway” Mark – Easter and Passover Traditions

Posted on March 21, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

By Mindi Rudan While Christmas and Hanukkah generally are the Super Bowl of holidays, with some saying they “overshadow” Easter and Passover, others refuse to let that be the case. Kinda the halfway thru the year mark in terms of mega holidays, some folks (even one I know named “BUNNY”) never let the “spring” holidays …

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Considering Buying a New Construction Property In South Florida?

Posted on March 9, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

If you’ve been looking for your South Florida dream home recently, you’ve probably noticed that there are a lot of developers looking for people to purchase homes that haven’t actually been built yet. That can be a good thing for buyers, many of these homes will be sold at higher prices once they are built, …

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Planted by Seeds of Evil, Good Sprouts

Posted on March 3, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

By Mindi Rudan Before 2018, when you told people you were from Parkland, Florida, they’d tip their heads asking: “Where’s that?” “South of Boca Raton,” would register some recognition. Now, 5 years after the 2018 shooting that still renders our community raw with noxious disbelief, everyone across the globe seems to know JUST where Parkland …

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Cleaning Tips for South Florida’s Humidity

Posted on February 17, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

Getting a new home in South Florida is exciting and can be a lot of fun. But, there might be a few cleaning challenges you aren’t familiar with if you’re coming from a drier or cooler climate. South Florida has gorgeous weather, but you should be aware that it is one of the most (if …

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Pickleball

Posted on January 31, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

by Mindi Rudan Unless you live under a pretty big rock, you’ve at least heard of pickleball OR already ARE one of the purported  4.8 million “picklers,” (according to a 2022 report from the Sports & Fitness Industry Association) actively playing the game in the US alone. Growing a whopping average of 11.5 percent a year …

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Complete Guide to Moving to South Florida During the Winter

Posted on January 12, 2023 by Great Florida Homes

If you’re getting ready to move this winter there are a few things you should be prepared for. Moving to South Florida in the winter is a lot easier than moving to other parts of the country, but there are still a few things to be aware of. Here are some tips to help make …

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South Florida Buyer’s Market: Why Now is One of the Best Times to Buy or Sell a Home

Posted on December 15, 2022 by Great Florida Homes

The housing market all over the country is slowing down in the face of rising interest rates. The great housing shift of the pandemic might be ending at the same time, which is leading to a lot of booming markets starting to slow for the first time in years. That means that now is the …

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You Don’t Want To Miss These Incredible South Florida Winter Attractions

Posted on November 4, 2022 by Great Florida Homes

South Florida is one of those places that doesn’t really have a bad season. With beautiful weather year-round, there’s always something to do. When you live somewhere it’s easy to get used to the advantages that come with living in that area. So, we’d like to encourage everyone, but especially South Florida residents, to take …

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