Could You Become a Victim of Real Estate Wire Fraud?

Real Estate Wire Fraud

Yes, you could. According to the FBI’s 2018 Internet Crime Report, Americans lost roughly $150,000,000 in real estate scams. One of the most popular is real estate wire fraud, and it doesn’t matter how smart you are, it’s easy to get taken in. Read on to learn the things you can do to protect yourself. How Does Real Estate Wire Fraud Start? Let’s say you’re a cybercriminal and you want to find out who is in the process of buying or selling a home. How difficult would it be? You could look on the MLS, Zillow, Trulia, and any other… Read More

From Davie to Las Olas Boulevard: It’s Something You Need to See

From Davie to Las Olas Boulevard

Why would you want to go from Davie to Las Olas Boulevard? It’s an excellent place to eat, shop, and enjoy close by Fort Lauderdale! East Las Olas Boulevard is just about 13 miles from downtown Davie. It’s right in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, and there are all kinds of things to see and do. How to Get From Davie to Las Olas Boulevard It’s not a long trip to get from Davie to Las Olas Boulevard, and most of it is highway driving. One of the best ways to get there is to take I-595 to I-95 North…. Read More

Catching Up to the Light Bulb Evolution

LED bulbs

If you’re anything like me, light bulbs aren’t high on your list of things to think about. So, you may be suffering the same pain that I am trying to buy them. Here’s what you need to know to get up to speed. The Evolution of the Light Bulb Actually, the U.S. stopped manufacturing incd bulbs on January 1, 2014. That’s because Congress passed a law in 2007 about energy efficiency, and incd bulbs stopped meeting the federal requirements as of 2014. But, we all know that incd bulbs were available in stores long after the date when they could… Read More

How to Get What You Deserve from a Home Insurance Claim

Home Insurance Claim

Everyone needs home insurance, but no one wants to need to use it. You know that sometimes bad things do happen and you may need to file a home insurance claim. Storm damage can destroy a home. Sure, maybe it’s just a tree crashing through your roof, but the wind and water damage will extend to many other parts of your home. Besides that, the craziest things can cause a house fire. I heard of one situation where the homeowners were away when their mobile home caught on fire. It was parked close enough to their home to allow the… Read More

Thinking of Buying a Davie For Sale By Owner?

Davie for sale by owner

If you’re thinking of buying Davie homes for sale, the odds are that you’ve been driving through neighborhoods in the area. And, you may come across for sale by owner (FSBO) signs in your travels. The question you need to ask yourself is whether you should consider buying a Davie for sale by owner, and if you do, how can you protect yourself? What You Need to Know about FSBO Sellers Why would someone sell a home on their own? One of the big advantages that is often mentioned is that the seller won’t need to pay a fee to… Read More

Update Your Davie Home for Spring

Update your Davie home

Spring is in the air! If you’re planning to update your Davie home, Spring is the time to do it. And, if you’re thinking of selling your home, you want to make sure that your home is properly staged and will impress buyers as soon as they walk in the door. Davie homes for sale are always in demand. But, if you want to get the most for your home when you sell, you need to make it stand out from the crowd. Making your home look fresh, but with neutral colors, will help buyers see themselves living in the… Read More

Are you Ready For the Orange Blossom Festival in Davie?

Davie Orange Blossom Festival 2019

People looking at Davie homes for sale often ask about events in Davie. There are quite a few, and one is coming up soon! The 82nd Annual Orange Blossom Festival, Parade and Rodeo is this weekend.  The Orange Blossom Festival The free Festival is being held on Saturday and Sunday, February 23 and 24, 2019.  The Town of Davie is organizing it. The festivities start with a parade on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. Other activities take place on Orange Drive from Davie Road to SW 66th Terrace. To make way for the fun, the city will close… Read More

What Happens if You Make or Accept an Offer Over List Price?

Over list price offer

You’d think it would be a simple situation. If the buyer really wants one of the Davie homes for sale, they may decide to go over list to get it. The seller is delighted to have such a high offer. They’ll probably accept without a second thought. But, there’s more to it than that. Here’s what you need to know about over list price transactions. When Do Offers Come in Over List Price? Offers come in over list price when there is a lot of competition among buyers in the real estate market. When there is a lot of competition… Read More

The Top Davie Neighborhoods

Top Davie Neighborhoods

If you are looking for Davie homes for sale, you may wonder what type of homes are available in the area. Let’s take a look at stats from several of the top Davie neighborhoods. You can use the links in each description to see a list of homes currently for sale in that neighborhood. Emerald Springs Estates Homes in Emerald Springs Estates were mostly built between 1996 and 2004. It is a gated community that is home to 74 single family homes on estate-sized lots. Homes range from approximately 3,000 square feet to 7,000 square feet. The homes usually have… Read More

Davie Holiday Events 2018

Christmas in Davie FL

It’s a busy time of year. Sometimes it seems like there’s never enough time to get everything done. So, if you’ve been busy making preparations, you may have neglected to spend some time enjoying the holiday activities in Davie and Broward County. Here are some holiday events you can enjoy before and after Christmas. Davie, Florida Flamingo Gardens’ Santa’s Little Helpers: December 22 and 23, from 2-5 p.m. Bring the kids and help the elves give out treats to the animals, talk to Santa, Ride the Animal Train through the Arboretum, use the bounce house, and enjoy holiday music and… Read More