Dick Betts REALTOR® The Villages, Florida

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RECENT BLOG POSTS
On social media, I see folks asking if termite protect is really needed in The Villages, Florida and some people say they never had a problem and don’t think it is necessary while others quickly say yes you need protection, my opinion YES in a big way.  A few years ago, I went to see a home that ...
04/19/2024
Here in Florida homeowner’s insurance is going through the roof, well the roof has much to do with it going through the roof, let me explain.  Florida weather including sun, wind and hail are tough on a roof and insurance companies are getting tired of replacing roofs at a $12,000 plus price tag....
04/17/2024
Insider tip on kitchen cabinets, LVP flooring and so much more, Pat’s Sales in Leesburg, Florida.  Personally speaking we have an eleven-year remodel project going on and have used Pat’s Sales numerous times.  Kitchen cabinets, bathroom vanities, thresholds, hard to find wood trim and much more. ...
04/16/2024
It’s that time again, the annual Blueberry Festival held at the Brownwood Paddock Square from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm on April 19th, 2024.  Market vendors there will be 68 of them, food at least 7 vendors along with all the restaurants surrounding the square.  There will be all kinds of entertainme...
04/15/2024
Let me explain, most of my life I was influenced by the Chesapeake Bay as far as seafood.  Steamed Blue Crabs, Crab Cakes, Oysters and how we prepare most seafood, Old Bay Seasoning!  Problem when I make my seafood in the house the smell I love others not so much, here is what I use to steam seaf...
04/14/2024
The other day I shared about the Tierra Del Sol Country Club and enjoying the Bar and Grill and one of our page followers brought up the Studio Theatre and she had just bought season tickets.  The Studio Theatre is in the same building as the bar and grill and many make an evening out of dining a...
04/13/2024
Most Villagers use their garage doors to gain entry into their home using the remote in the car, golf cart even the code box outside but what if power is out and the garage door doesn’t open?  Do you have your house keys with you?  What if a neighbor wants to borrow something or you ask them whil...
04/12/2024
Video Door Bells, Alexa or Google Nest Hub, Smart Speakers, Mesh Routers, Smart Cameras, Smart Thermostats, Smart Plugs, Smart irrigation Controls, Smart Garage Door Openers are popping up in homes.  Yesterday spoke with someone who installed Smart Blinds they are programed to open and close thro...
04/11/2024
Back in 2008 I viewed my first Florida Sunset as a Resident of Florida!  I had seen many sunsets in Florida before calling Florida home but that one was special.  I was on the banks of the Matanzas River just south of Saint Augustine looking west as the sunsets.  I thought wow I get to see these ...
04/10/2024
One thing for sure we have plenty of dining choices in The Villages, Florida.  What I like are then dining choices a 5-minute golf cart ride from my home and we have plenty of them.  The Tierra Del Sol Bar & Grill is one of them only 1.2 miles away.  One of the great things about The Villages is ...
04/09/2024
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Dick Betts

REALTOR® The Villages, Florida
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