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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
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Tamarac, Florida Information - 10/26/06 09:00 PM
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. Some of the larger communities in Tamarac include Woodmont, The Woodlands, Kings Point and The Mainlands. In recent years, Tamarac has experienced an increase in both residential and commercial development. For over 32 years, the city has also been home to University Hospital and Medical Center. Tamarac was a winner of the national "Livable Communities (0 comments)
Sunrise, Florida Information - 10/26/06 08:52 PM
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 well as the Bank Atlantic Center - the second largest arena in the country and home to the NHL's Florida Panthers ice hockey team. Some of the larger communities in Sunrise include the Residences of Sawgrass Mills, Welleby and Sunrise Golf Village. Two communities currently under construction are Artesia and Tao. Sunrise offers several (0 comments)
Weston, Florida Information - 10/26/06 08:43 PM
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 a master planned community and much of the city was developed by Arvida which designed it to provide residents with a "hometown" feel complete with bike and walking trails. Some of the larger communities in Weston include Bonaventure, Country Isles, Savanna, The Falls, The Lakes, and Weston Hills. Weston residents enjoy (0 comments)
Realtors and Affordable Housing Solutions - 10/25/06 09:09 AM
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 Homeownership for All" specialty license plate with proceeds targeted to provide money for affordable housing programs. These license plates are expected to be available for purchase by next summer. Has any other state's association of Realtors® come up with any solution(s) to the attainable workforce housing crisis? (0 comments)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida Information - 10/25/06 09:06 AM
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 droves (inspired by the 1960 movie Where the Boys Are), Fort Lauderdale has been attracting a more sophisticated and affluent population in recent decades. For those that enjoy the boating lifestyle, Fort Lauderdale is a wonderful place to call home. The extensive network of canals throughout the Greater Fort Lauderdale area lead (3 comments)
Who do you know named Michael? - 10/11/06 01:42 PM
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 may not know or remember you're in real estate because you haven't kept in touch! Before starting this list, have a goal in mind of how many people you'd like on it and revise the goal from time to time. You may (16 comments)
Crediting Other ActiveRainers - 10/08/06 02:54 PM
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 know the answer, I provided a detailed how-to here.
ActiveRain is a Community Carole's request made me decide to write this blog post about WHY she wanted to learn how to link. You see... ActiveRain is a community and as a community, we should help each other out (as (12 comments)
Flash Drive - a Great Portable Storage Device - 10/07/06 03:03 PM
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, portable device used to save information externally - information that perhaps you don't want stored on a hard drive. The amount of memory they hold varies. I've seen anything from a 16MB to a 4GB (that's right... 4 gigabytes)! Most can be attached to a keychain or (13 comments)
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