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The Fastest Growing Area in Broward County – Parkland Florida

PARKLAND FLORIDA REAL ESTATE Parkland is part of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale–Pompano Beach Metropolitan Area. It’s an affluent city in Broward County located just 24 miles from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It’s also the fastest growing area in Broward County. 2010 population: 23,962 2015 population (estimate): 28,128 5-year growth rate: 17.4% The city, like its name infers,…
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Gary Lanham Group in the News!

Gary Lanham in the News Again! Gary Lanham, from the Gary Lanham Group Coldwell Banker is in the news again! Touting South Middle River as one of the hottest markets in the Ft. Lauderdale area, read the latest Sun-Sentinel article published below! By: Paul Owers Steven Rodriguez wasn’t interested in buying a home and still having to…
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Home Ownership & Same Sex Couples

Florida is a wonderful state to live in and the lifestyle is generally agreeable so it's understandable why people, including same sex couples, set their eyes on the Sunshine State when looking for their first home. Certain advancements in legislation regarding same sex couples gave members of the LGBT community in Florida something to cheer…
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6 GOOD REASONS TO HIRE A REAL ESTATE AGENT

You might be debating whether or not to use a real estate agent to buy or sell your home. While the thought is a noble one, many times if you hire a real estate agent, the advantages outweigh saving a commission. 6 good reasons to hire a real estate agent. 1. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Real Estate…
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5 STEPS TO BEAUTIFUL OUTDOOR SPACE

Whether you have a porch, pool, or patio, designing your outdoor space can be one of the best investments you can make to increase the salability of your home. Meanwhile, sit back and enjoy the improvements yourself as you take in nature's beauty and enjoy the ambiance of outdoor living space. Here are some ideas how…
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Decorating Made Easy

35 Online Sites for All Your Home Decor Needs When you are making big decorating decisions like buying couches and dining room tables, it might be best to shop in person; but when you want the best in home decor and other furniture items, shop online with ease. You can avoid the crowds and peruse the options…
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SUPER-SIZED HOMES TURNED UPSIDE DOWN

WHAT HOME BUYERS ARE LOOKING FOR IN 2016 The trends for home buying in 2016 has changed from the past...it has become super-sized homes turned upside-down. Buyers are more space-conscious, but still want all the amenities of a large home. They also think "green." Here are some of the most wished-for items on their lists. 1.  OPEN…
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New Trend of Tiny Luxury Homes

SUPERSIZED TURNED UPSIDE DOWN TINY LUXURY HOMES The most expensive homes that have been on the market–$195 million Palazzo di Amore in Los Angeles, $139 million Le Palais Royal in Florida—weigh in at a massive 53,000 and 60,000 square feet, respectively. Now savvy designers and would-be home buyers are taking cues from these lush estates…
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Spend a Day, a Week… a Lifetime in LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA

LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA PRIME SOUTH FLORIDA REAL ESTATE [caption id="attachment_11758" align="aligncenter" width="641"] The Pier at Lauderdale-By-The-Sea[/caption] With an annual temperature of 76 degrees Fahrenheit and located along Florida’s Gold Coast, it is a gem of a location to behold. The entire Town is situated between the Atlantic Ocean on the east and Intracoastal Waterway on the west.…
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TOP 7 REAL ESTATE TIPS FOR A SMOOTH CLOSING

The closing of a real estate transaction can be both an exciting and stressful experience for both the buyer and seller. Both parties don't want any unexpected surprises to surface once the contract has been signed. It's important to follow some simple guidelines to keep things moving along with as few bumps in the road as…
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