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What is Homestead Exemption

Filing for Homestead and Other Exemptions All legal Florida residents are eligible for a Homestead Exemption on their homes, condominiums, co-op apartments, and certain mobile home lots if they qualify. The Florida Constitution provides this tax-saving exemption on the first and third $25,000 of the assessed value of an owner/occupied residence. While a complicated formula…

September Festivals

FREE FUNTASTIC FRIDAYS & MOVIES FRIDAYS – HOLLYWOOD Free family films at 8 p.m. at the ArtsPark in Young Circle. September 7th: Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG). /Septmebr 14th: Sing (PG). September 21st: D2: The Mighty Ducks (PG). September 28th: Ghostbusters (PG). The films are preceded by family fun from 5-8 p.m. with face painters, a…

What Does Your Front Door say About You?

As fall cleaning has become the new spring cleaning, one of our past clients brought an interesting question to us: What does my front door color say about me? Being one of the first things people notice about your home it sends subconscious signals about everything from your extroversion to your creativity, so we’ve done…

4th of July Celebrations

Wondering what to do this 4th of July? I think where ever you are, and whatever you’re in the mood for, there is something near you! Check out our list below, and if you know of something we missed, please let us know soon! Aventura- Enjoy the annual fireworks display with great views from Country…

Metropica – West Sunrise – Everglades

Metropica, a 4 million square foot master planned community. Located in West Broward County, it brings the best of city living into a lush tropical setting. Metropica is the work of an award-winning team of international masters, including Oppenheim Architecture + Design, YOO Studio, CI Design, and EDSA. Featuring stunning contemporary architecture, luxurious residences, and…

Warn Buyers: Earnest Money Mistakes To Avoid

Warn Buyers: Earnest Money Mistakes to Avoid Once a buyer settles on a home, they often show their commitment with an earnest-money deposit. But if they’re not careful, they could lose thousands of dollars. Realtor.com® recently featured some of the biggest mistakes home buyers most often make with earnest-money deposits, including: Failing to understand exactly…

Can First Time Buyers Find Starter Homes?

Can First Time Buyers Find Starter Home in This Market? You are finally ready to jump into home ownership! You’ve met the tougher mortgage qualifying standards from recent years, have saved up for your down payments, have already done your homework and know what you can afford. But can you actually find a home? The biggest problem…