Dick Betts REALTOR® The Villages, Florida

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There are quite a few car clubs in The Villages, Florida and The Villages Mustang Club is one of them!  There are 2 or 3 car shows a month at the town squares and it is a popular event to visit.  Many of us were “Motor Heads” back in the day and now we can be around others with the same passion! ...
01/29/2023
Awhile back I wrote about a new restaurant opening in The Villages, Florida and I finally had the opportunity to dine there.  Here’s the story I shared:“Our choices have grown by one and I am excited about this restaurant located just one mile from my home, Costal Del Mar Seafood Restaurant.  The...
01/28/2023
One of the guest who is staying at one of our investors homes here in The Villages, Florida called concerned about these little creatures that kinda look like very small alligators, they are all over the place!  This was their first experience with Geckos and we told them they are harmless and go...
01/27/2023
I can’t take credit for this one but wanted to share, this comes maybe second or third hand.  A couple was touring The Villages, Florida with a real estate agent, not sure if a Realtor or one of The Villages Licensed Sales Agents.  During the tour either the husband or the wife commented you don’...
01/27/2023
This week I was contacted by a couple who want to list their home, we talked a few times, exchanged text messages and finally went to the home to discuss listing with me.  Competition is fierce here in The Villages, Florida not only between REALTORS® but the developer who has their own group of “...
01/26/2023
The last article in this series I am covering “Cost of Ownership in The Villages, Florida”.  Besides weather, activities, social life another factor is Florida doesn’t have a state income tax which is a driving factor for many.  Florida also cuts us a break on property taxes if you Homestead whic...
01/25/2023
Best Value for Your Money, another factor I like to discuss with folks considering The Villages, Florida home either full time or seasonal.  The same 1,900 square foot home with similar features can see a difference of a half of a million.  On a golf course, pool, larger lanai maybe enclosed, upd...
01/24/2023
Location and Convenience, I have already discussed lifestyle so like in Part 2 when I shared the story of a clay court tennis player you want to be close to what is important to you.  The Villages is big, how big you ask?  By golf cart from the north to the south about 28 miles and roughly 2 hour...
01/23/2023
The best and most fun phone call I get from somebody considering The Villages is when they say we are looking for a 3 bedroom 2 bath home generally what is the price.  There probably is at lease 200 3/2 homes for sale in The Villages as low as $229,000 and the highest priced 3/2 $1,775,000.  It’s...
01/22/2023
We have about twenty Facebook groups in The Villages and often I see somebody considering moving here asking the question “which villages is the best villages” and 200 comments later there is not a winner with the most votes.  We all think our villages is best which for reasons that is important ...
01/21/2023
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Dick Betts

REALTOR® The Villages, Florida
local_phone(717) 860-3107
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