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 …



Posted on November 15, 2012 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 4470­, Single Family Homes LISTED FOR SALEin Broward County. ­­­1759 priced under $250,000 1319 priced between 250,001 and $500,000 497 priced between $500,001 and $750,000 256 priced …


Good Questions To Ask When Buying a Home

Posted on October 24, 2012 by Great Florida Homes

I had the privilege of completing a real estate transaction with Claudio & Robyn Petasne of Keller Williams (prior to us being with KW).                     They were very enjoyable to work with.  What I especially liked was the email below that I  received from them as we were wrapping up the transaction. Particularly item #3. Of …


My Down Payment was a Washer and Dryer

Posted on October 24, 2012 by Great Florida Homes

Talking to my Mom, the other day about the various situations we have with our real estate transaction and one particular transaction where the financing is a challenge. She pipes in, “Our First Home we traded a washer and dryer for our down payment”.       Seriously?!?!  Oh Yes, she was serious.  Said they were coming from …


The 6th Annual TRICK or TREAT at The Walk in Coral Springs

Posted on October 23, 2012 by Great Florida Homes

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm   The Walk introduces the 6th Annual Trick-or-Treat at The Walk! Join The Walk as it’s transformed into a safe and happy Halloween haven for the whole family. Enjoy trick-or-treating at the shops and restaurants, live music by 100 Proof, face painting and balloon artistry by Mother …


The 3 ‘s of Being Green… Reduce – Reuse – Recycle

Posted on August 28, 2012 by Great Florida Homes

REDUCE – Purchase only what you need and there is less to throw away. REUSE – Buy durable, long-lasting products that can be used repeatedly.  This will help to reduce resource consumption. RECYCLE – Glass, CFL’s, plastic, paper, wood, ink toner, etc. to keep them out of landfills and incinerators. Many local companies have ECO-Option …