South Florida Real Estate News & Views

Real Estate Agent - United Realty Group, Inc. - BK641413
South Florida... a great place to live! Real estate ramblings written by a South Florida Realtor.



The City of Tamarac covers 12 square miles, was incorporated in 1963 and has a population of just over 55,000 (per the 2000 Census).  Tamarac, which originally drew many retirees, has experienced a considerable change in demographics over the past 15 years, with more younger families moving in.  ...
The City of Sunrise covers 22 square miles, has a population of 90,000 and is conveniently located in the heart of the tri-county area with easy access to all major highways in Broward County.  The City of Sunrise is home to Sawgrass Mills (Florida's largest retail and entertainment complex) as w...
The City of Weston covers 24 square miles and was incorporated in 1996, making it one of the youngest cities in Broward County.  Weston has a population estimated at 62,243 in 2003 and as the western-most city in central Broward County it's nestled on the edge of Florida's Everglades.  Weston is ...
As home values throughout Florida increased considerably over the past five years (doubling or tripling in many of Florida's metropolitan areas), the dream of homeownership became more difficult for some to attain.  Florida Governor Jeb Bush recently signed HB 1589 which establishes the "Support ...
Fort Lauderdale, sometimes referred to as the "Venice of America" for its seemingly endless miles of waterways, is one of South Florida's hot spots.  It is also the county seat of Broward County - the heart of South Florida's Gold Coast.  Originally attracting Spring Break college students by the...
Whether you're new to the real estate business or a seasoned veteran, it never hurts to jog your memory to come up with a list of people from your past and present to keep in touch with.  At some point in time all of these people can use your services to help them buy or sell property, but they m...
Wanting to give credit where credit is due, Carole Cohen - a relatively new blogger - asked for some help in ActiveRain's "Feedback and Technical Issues" Forum.  She wanted to know how to make a link appear when she mentions someone else on her ActiveRain blog.  For any of you who perhaps don't k...
Remember way back when we used to store data on floppy disks and then later, the 3.5" diskettes?  Change is constant... especially when it comes to technology! If you have not yet been introduced to flash drives, let me do so now.  A flash drive (a.k.a. thumb drive or pen drive) is a small, porta...

S. Leanne Paynter ☼ Broward County, FL

Davie, Plantation, Cooper City & Weston Specialist
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Real Estate Ramblings
Written by Leanne Paynter,
a Broward County Realtor