Broward County, FL Real Estate News

By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Sellstate Partners Realty)
As rent prices continue to soar, many renters want to know what they can do to get ready to buy their first home. According to recent data from ApartmentList.com: “The first half of 2021 has seen the fastest growth in rent prices since the start of our estimates in 2017. Our national rent index has increased by 11.4 percent since January . . . .” Those rising rental costs may make it seem impossible to prepare for homeownership if you’re a renter. But the truth is, there are ways you can – and should – prepare to purchase your first home. Here’s some expert advice on what to do if you’re ready to learn more about how to escape rising rents. Start Saving-Even Small Amounts-Now  Experts agree, setting aside what you can – even smaller amounts of money – into a dedicated savings account i...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A Beautiful 3 Bed/3 Bath Corner Townhome SOLD in Cooper City! A Beautiful 3 Bed/3 Bath Corner Townhome SOLD in Cooper City! This spacious home offers the perfect distribution! Enter into the large living room/dining room combo with soaring ceilings. Off of the kitchen is a family room, a full bath, and a screened in patio perfect for Florida evenings. On the second floor is a master bedroom with a walk-in closet and master bath, two secondary bedrooms, both great in size and a third full bathroom. This home has a one car garage and 3 parking places. There's plenty of room for the kids and pets to play in the side yard and the community pool is just a few steps away.This home is located in a quiet, established Flamingo Gardens neighborhood in Cooper City. There are several nearby Cooper ...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A Large 3 Bed/2 Bath+ Acre Home with an Out Building SOLD in Davie! A Large 3 Bed/2 Bath+ Acre Home with an Out Building SOLD in Davie! This home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths with a bonus room that can be used as a large 4th bedroom, den or recreation room. Entry from the expansive circular drive leads into a large open great room with dining, living and updated kitchen. There is an additional family room with a cozy fireplace off the kitchen. Step onto the covered patio overlooking a lush 41,300 square foot lot. The long driveway leads to a large 2 story out building complete with one car garage, workroom and 2 stalls. Plenty of space for horses, RV, boats, pool, garden and play. Best of all...no HOA.This home is ideally situated within close proximity to a variety of shopping, dining and e...
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By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Sellstate Partners Realty)
If you're trying to decide when to sell your house, there may not be a better time to list than right now. The ultimate sellers' market we're in today won't last forever. If you’re thinking of making a move, here are four reasons to put your house up for sale sooner rather than later. 1. Your House will Likely Sell Quickly  According to the Realtors Confidence Index released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), homes continue to sell quickly – on average, they're selling in just 17 days. As a seller, that's great news for you. Average days on market is a strong indicator of buyer demand. And if homes are selling quickly, buyers have to be more decisive and act fast to submit their offer before other buyers swoop in. 2. Buyers are willing to Compete for your Hourse  In additio...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A Stunning 5 Bed/2.5 Bath Riviera Isles Home FOR SALE in Miramar!   A Stunning 5 Bed/2.5 Bath Riviera Isles Home FOR SALE in Miramar! Working from home just got better! Imagine being able to not only enjoy this well maintained 5 bed, 2.5 bath spacious home but also one of the largest lake lots in the community! This beautifully inviting home with lots of natural lighting, recently renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, open floor plan, separate living/dining/family rooms, central vac system, laundry room and lots of storage is ready for a new family.  The view is perfect, there is lots of land and of course the lake seen from the kitchen, family room, primary bedroom and office. The extended large covered patio is the perfect area for family gatherings or just a quiet aftern...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A Fully Updated 2/2 Century Village Condo SOLD in Pembroke Pines!A Fully Updated 2/2 Century Village Condo SOLD in Pembroke Pines! This fully updated Jasmine model is located in the popular Suffolk section of Century Village. The condo has all stainless appliances and the entire unit has gorgeous wood-look tile flooring and the kitchen has real wood cabinetry and granite counters. Enjoy peaceful views of the lake and pool from the screened patio area.Century Village is a community conveniently located in Pembroke Pines, with easy access to a variety of restaurants and shopping.  The Shops of Pembroke Gardens are less than a mile away, with fabulous restaurants like Village Tavern, The Cheesecake Factory and shopping galore!  If golf is your game, there is an 18-hole golf course located ...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A Large Pristine 4/2.5 Lakeview Shenandoah Home SOLD in Davie! A Large Pristine 4/2.5 Lakeview Shenandoah Home SOLD in Davie! This gorgeous home has a terrific floor plan with a separate family room, living room and a dining room that flow together to create a cozy, roomy home. Enjoy the lake from the quaint breakfast area sitting off updated white kitchen. Step outside onto the covered, screened patio to entertain or enjoy nature. Relax in the pergola and soak up the lake views. The yard has plenty of room for pool and play.The top Broward County schools that children living in this home would attend are Flamingo Elementary School, Indian Ridge Middle School and Western High School.The Shenandoah community offers walking trails and a brand new park within walking distance for you to en...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
An Enchanting 5 Bed/4 Bath Embassy Lakes Home SOLD in Cooper City! An Enchanting 5 Bed/4 Bath Embassy Lakes Home SOLD in Cooper City! This spacious home has been carefully maintained by the original owner and offers  5 large bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a new roof and a large gated yard with plenty of room for kids, pets or a pool.This home is located in the highly desired Cooper City community of Embassy Lakes where residents enjoy access to a variety of amenities including tennis courts, a community pool, a clubhouse and more.Children living in this home would attend some of Broward County's top rated schools: Embassy Creek Elementary School, Pioneer Middle School and Cooper City High School.  With an ideal central Broward location, Cooper City is home to many parks and recreational areas, ...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A Large 3 Bed/2.5 Bath Single Family Home SOLD in Davie!               A Large 3 Bed/2.5 Bath Single Family Home SOLD in Davie! This clean and well-maintained home offers plenty of interior living space on a large private lot with a spacious backyard. The home is located in a quiet, family friendly community with low HOA fees.   This home is ideally situated within close proximity to a variety of shopping, dining and entertainment options, including Sawgrass Mills mall, the BB&T Center and the Shoppes at Pembroke Gardens. There are plenty of things for you and your family to do in the area: Vista View Park, Flamingo Gardens, Long Key Natural Area, Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary and Holiday Park are just a short drive away.  You will also find many Davie parks close by to exercise in, bri...
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By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Sellstate Partners Realty)
There’s a common misconception that younger generations aren’t interested in homeownership. Many people point to the fact that millennials put off purchasing their first home as a reason for this belief. Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist for First American, explains why millennials have put off certain milestones linked to homeownership. Those delays led to their homeownership rates trailing slightly behind older generations: “Historically, millennials have delayed the critical lifestyle choices often linked to buying a first home, including getting married and having children, in order to further their education. This is clear in cross-generational comparisons of homeownership rates which show millennials lagging their generational predecessors.” So, it’s partially true that some mi...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A 2/2 Las Olas by the River Penthouse Condo SOLD in Fort Lauderdale!                 A 2/2 Las Olas by the River Penthouse Condo SOLD in Fort Lauderdale!  This fabulous condo is located right in the heart of Fort Lauderdale's vibrant financial and cultural districts and just steps from Las Olas. Enjoy breathtaking views from this unit's private balcony. Located in the desirable downtown Fort Lauderdale area, the building offers loads of amenities including 24/7 front door security, valet parking, outdoor pool and hot tub, sport courts, a fitness center, a business center and so much more. Enjoy easy access to I-95, Florida's Turnpike and the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport all within close proximity. Walk to work in the downtown area! If you are looking for a home simila...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A 2 Bed/2 Bath Top Floor Rolling Hills Condo SOLD in Davie!               A 2 bed/2 bath top floor Rolling Hills condo SOLD in Davie! This fabulous unit offers gorgeous golf course and green views in a quiet, established neighborhood with close proximity to NSU and other schools. Residents enjoy access to a sparkling community pool. This condo is located in the heart of Davie. The Rolling Hills area offers a convenient central Davie location close to major highways, universities, shopping centers and supermarkets.  The great Davie parks that are close by to exercise in or enjoy with the family are: Bamford Sports Complex, Tree Tops Park, Robbins Park and Vista View Park. If golf is your game, Grand Oaks Golf Course and Davie Golf Course are also nearby. The top rated Broward County scho...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
An Adorable and Affordable 2 Bed/2 Bath Corner Villa FOR SALE in Davie!                             An Adorable and Affordable 2 Bed/2 Bath Corner Villa FOR SALE in Davie! This large, rarely available 2 bedroom model comes with spacious rooms, high ceilings and abundant natural lighting. The newly remodeled kitchen has quartz counters, white cabinets and stainless steel appliance package. A quaint breakfast area completes the spacious kitchen area. The home has a flowing open concept with beautiful wood flooring throughout and a handy window seat. The master bath has been updated. Step out to the HUGE yard with irrigation from the canal, on a very private and peaceful lot with room for garden, play area and pets. Entertain on the covered, screened patio. This home is ideally situated in...
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By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Sellstate Partners Realty)
 It’s no secret that one of the top stories in today’s real estate market is low housing supply and high buyer demand. If you’re a first-time buyer looking for a starter home or are someone who’s interested in downsizing, it may be worth considering a condominium (condo) as a worthwhile option. In fact, trends indicate condos are gaining popularity among buyers. In the latest Existing Homes Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the data shows condo sales rising throughout the first half of this year (see graph below):There are a few reasons more and more people are opting to buy condos – the benefits of condo life can be quite compelling. Let’s explore the main perks to find out if a condo is a good fit for you. Affordability According to the NAR report, the medi...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A 1 Bed/1 Bath Lake View Condo SOLD in Sunrise!                                                A 1 Bed/1 Bath Lake View Condo SOLD in Sunrise! This clean condo offers pretty views of the lake and also has hurricane shutters for storm protection. The unit is in very good condition, and has ample parking for guests. Sunrise Lakes is a 55+ community located in the heart of Sunrise, which is located near a variety of great restaurants and shopping centers, including Sawgrass Mills Mall, as well as the BB&T Center, which is home to the Florida Panthers hockey team and a top venue for concerts and other entertainment.  The condo is conveniently located with easy access to major roads and highways that will get you to any of South Florida's beautiful beaches or other attractions. There is a co...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A Perfectly Priced 3 Bed/3 Bath Artesia Townhome SOLD in Sunrise!              A Perfectly Priced 3 Bed/3 Bath Artesia Townhome SOLD in Sunrise! This hard to find 3 bedroom, 3 bath model also has an attached 2 car garage - wow!  The open concept floor plan offers plenty of space and a full bedroom and bathroom on the first floor. This home also has impact windows and doors. Artesia is a fabulous community with tons of resort style amenities, including 3 heated swimming pools, jacuzzis, a fitness center, tennis courts, billiards, a clubhouse, and more. Artesia is located near the Sawgrass Mills mall with its many high end, popular restaurants and stores, as well as the BB&T Center where you can enjoy a concert or sporting events. There are plenty of  sidewalks for biking and walking. Eas...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A Fantastic 2 Bed/2 Bath Condo FOR SALE in Pembroke Pines!                                A Fantastic 2/2 located in Pembroke Pines! This unit was just painted throughout, and has a newer beautiful primary bathroom, new vanity in the second bathroom and laminated wood flooring throughout except for bathrooms. The kitchen is in amazing condition with newer stove and refrigerator. There is also a separate laundry area inside the condo with full size washer and dryer. Relax after a long day on your balcony. Bonus: you won't have to search for parking with 2 assigned spaces which is unique to this unit!  This condo is located in the Palms of Pembroke community which is conveniently located in the heart of Pembroke Pines, with easy access to a wide variety of new restaurants and shopping nea...
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By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Sellstate Partners Realty)
Some Highlights  If you’re thinking of selling your house but don’t know what you should buy, you have options. Existing homes offer a wide variety of home styles, an established neighborhood, and lived-in charm. Meanwhile, new home construction lets you create your perfect home, cash in on energy efficiency, and minimize repairs. Whether you’re looking for newly built or existing homes, both have their perks. If you’re ready to sell your house, let’s connect today to go over the perks of both existing and newly built homes to find out what’s right for you.
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A Rarely Available 3+Bed/2 Bath Shenandoah Home SOLD in Davie!                 A Rarely Available 3+Bed/2 Bath Shenandoah Home SOLD in Davie!  This "Clarksburg" model offers one of the best open floor plans in the area. The home offers 3 bedrooms PLUS a bonus room. Enjoy the handy eat-in kitchen and relax in the large yard with plenty of room for a pool. Enjoy a book and a cold beverage on the shaded, covered and screened patio perfect for entertaining and relaxing outdoors.The top Broward County schools that the children of this home would attend are:  Flamingo Elementary School, Indian Ridge Middle School and Western High School.The Shenandoah community offers walking trails and a brand new park with playground and splash pad within walking distance for you to enjoy with your family a...
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
A Distinctive 3 Bed/2 Bath Forest Ridge Home SOLD in Davie!                                                  A Distinctive 3 Bed/2 Bath Forest Ridge Home SOLD in Davie! This unique 3 bedroom, 2 bath home has the popular "open concept" everyone wants. The entry between the living room and family room was enlarged to create a flowing floor plan. There are also soaring ceilings and abundant windows. The poly pipes have been replaced with PEX and all plumbing fixtures were replaced. The kitchen has real wood cabinetry and granite counters and both baths are nicely updated. Outdoors there is a big screened patio and a fenced yard.This wonderful home is located in one of Davie's most-desired neighborhoods. The Forest Ridge community of homes features miles of nature trails, a gorgeous wooded ...
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