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

Best Practices for Caring for Your Davie Swimming Pool

Davie Swimming Pool

Homeowners in Davie and surrounding areas love their swimming pools. With the weather in the Davie area, a pool is a comfort on a hot day. It’s also an excellent place to entertain by extending your home into the outside. Caring for a pool isn’t difficult, but there are things you need to keep in mind to make your outdoor living area a true oasis. Use the Right Chemicals in Your Davie Swimming Pool If you own a pool, you know that you need to keep the water free from bacteria and algae. However, each pool has its own needs,… Read More

Davie Florida Dog Parks

Things to do in Davie

Do you love your dog? There are many people in Davie who do. And, luckily enough, there are Davie Florida dog parks all around the area! Happy Tails Dog Park at Seminole Park – Plantation, Florida This dog park is located in the City of Plantation, just 3.5 miles from the center of Davie. It’s a place where you can meet your friends who are dog lovers themselves, and give both you and your pet some recreation time. The Park hosts the local Police Force’s Plantation Canine Unit. Three different activity areas on five acres of land give you and your… Read More

Home Seller Tips Part Two

Home seller tips

You probably read the first entry in this two-part series on home seller tips, Don’t List Your Home Until You’ve Checked These Home Seller Guidelines. This post will wrap up the list of thing home sellers need to do before they list their home. Addressing the things listed below will take some time and effort. However, you’ll be glad you followed the guidelines because you’ll get offers more quickly and at a higher price. Home Seller Tips #1: Check for permits for renovations If you have done any renovations or updates to your Davie or Broward County home, make sure you… Read More