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Fun Family Festival – June 2018

FREE FUNTASTIC FRIDAYS & MOVIES FRIDAYS – HOLLYWOOD Free family films at 8pm at Young Circle in the ArtsPark. June 1st: The Emoji Movie (PG). June 8th: The Princess Diaries (G) June 15th: Father of the Bride 2 (PG). June 22nd: Life of Pi (PG). June 29th: Monsters University (G). The films are preceded by…

TEXAS RELIEF

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Texas is left displaced and in need of assistance. The Palm Beach & Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtor® boards have pledged to donate $10,000 from our Disaster Fund and $5,000 from our Foundation to the Texas Association Realtors® Relief Fund. We encourage you to join us in helping our fellow Realtors® and…

FREE SUMMER MOVIES!

Paragon Theaters is offering FREE SUMMER MOVIES Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday at 10 AM. It is a first come first serve basis, and each week is a new film! The Davie location is right off SR 84 called the Ridge Cinema. 9200 State Road 84, Davie, FL 33324 THE MOVIE SCHEDULES ARE AS FOLLOWS: The…

Volunteer Opportunities

Spring Break is knocking & the following community organizations are looking for volunteers. If you or anyone you know is interested in some community enrichment please don’t hesitate to contact them! If we all do a little, together we can do a lot! Never underestimate how far an act of kindness can go! ADOPT A…

High School Grades 2016

With the school year halfway through, do you know what the High School Grades were for 2016 vs 2015 ? Below is the excerpt from the Sun Sentinel. High School Name                                                                                                                                 2015           2016 BEN GAMLA CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL C D BEN GAMLA PREPARATORY CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL N/A C BLANCHE ELY HIGH SCHOOL B C…

2017 Home Design Trends

Learn about the latest on the residential style horizon so you can help clients meet their own needs as well as those of future buyers when it’s time to sell. DECEMBER 2016 | BY BARBARA BALLINGER  Housing styles emerge slowly and typically appeal first to cutting-edge architects, builders, and interior designers. As a trend spreads…

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…

FORECLOSURE NEWS ALERT

On November 3, 2016, in the case of Bartram v. U.S. Bank N.A., the Florida Supreme Court ruled in favor of lenders in a decision that homeowners’ advocates say will create renewed uncertainty for borrowers about whether they can stay in their homes.  In a nearly unanimous decision, the Court determined that mortgage lenders can…