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 …


Real Estate Update For Broward County & Palm Beach County For December 2012

Posted on January 31, 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 4086 Single Family Homes LISTED FOR SALE in Broward County.   1621 priced under $250,000 1082 priced between 250,001 and $500,000 479 priced between $500,001 and $750,000 …


Family Fun Day and Car Show on February 2!

Posted on January 30, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

As part of the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the City of Coral Springs, a Family Day and Car Show will be held on February 2, 2013 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Sportsplex, 2575 Sportsplex Drive. This is the perfect day to bring your family and be with your friends! Enjoy …


Ten Most Forgotten Items During A Move

Posted on January 29, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

I read lots of Blogs and always enjoy sharing the good ones on my site. This one by Karen Mordus of Re/MAX Associates-Bear ( was well written. Personally I have cleaned some interesting things out of homes, after the sellers leave. I’m never surprised to find a forgotten Christmas tree in the attic, but was …


Coral Spring’s 23rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Posted on January 25, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Every year, the City of Coral Springs is hosting the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration to honor and commemorate the life and works of this dearly loved civil rights leader. And this year the Coral Springs Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee and in partnership with Citibank will hold the 23rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. …


Happier Home Improvement

Posted on January 22, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

I read this article in one of our local magazine’s that is geared to kids and sports. I was so impressed by the wisdom in it, that I asked the author if I could share it. It resonated with my new construction background. Brad gives really good advice on how to protect yourself and your …


Coral Springs: Half A Century Of Progress!

Posted on January 16, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

The City of Coral Springs is one of the premiere communities now in the state of Florida.  Popularly known as the “City in the Country”, this community boasts for its lavish parks, superb educational opportunities, well-organized athletic programs and striking neighborhood.   But little have it known that before it reached its current status, five short …


The Safety Of Your Household Is At Your Disposal

Posted on January 8, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Ensuring one’s own safety is the primary concern of every individual.  Having a family to protect makes it doubly important.  You’re quite sure that you already made all the necessary precautions to make your house secure and safe especially for your young ones, and yet it seems that danger is still lurking somewhere at your …


Less Flushing – More Savings!

Posted on December 29, 2012 by Great Florida Homes

You just purchased a new home, quite happy with all the brand new furniture and fixings it has, but when your water bill came, you were flabbergasted!  You’ve spent a small fortune already getting new stuff and fixing those broken pipes and leaking faucets! Likewise, you religiously follow all tips and ways on how to conserve water …


I SEE Thanksgiving!

Posted on November 20, 2012 by Great Florida Homes

Not I Feel It, I Smell it….Just that I see it!                                                                                Translation – I’m not there (Yet?!?!) Last week after two back to back trips to Orlando – One to Walk on Fire At a Tony Robbins seminar (that was beyond exhilarating!)  Then three days later back there for the National Association of Realtors conference for 5 days. At …