Dick Betts REALTOR® The Villages, Florida

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Remember me saying we are in festival season?  Here’s one on the west side of The Villages, Florida in Oxford, only a few miles from CR 466 and US 301.  Brown & Brown Farms Strawberry Festival promises to be a great event.  This from their Facebook Page:Come to Brown & Brown Farm's annual Strawbe...
The Village Model Railroad Club is hosting its Winter Expo Saturday, February 3rd from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm and Sunday, February 4th from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm.  The event is held at the Savannah Center located at 1545 North Buena Vista Blvd in The Villages, Florida.  This beautiful venue featu...
Buying a home soon in Florida?  Get ready to hear the term “4-Point Inspection” so you might as well learn about it now.  Insurance companies require a 4-Point Inspection to be able to get homeowners insurance and to get a mortgage you need homeowner’s insurance.  The biggest culprit is the roof,...
If you are like me I have to put everything into my phone with alerts to keep track of my schedule.  So, let’s put some reminders in your phone while you are reading this!First thing “Rotary Club of the Villages Home & Garden, Chili Cook off and Craft Beer Tasting Event!”  Held at Lake Sumter Lan...
I am a lucky and blessed man!  I get to live, work and travel around The Villages, Florida and this week I did it a lot.  For those of you that live here you get it, for those considering living here and never been here or maybe stayed for a short visit you have no idea just how big this place is...
Little background before I explain what I did yesterday.  I write an article a day and post it on 10 different platforms including social media and blog sites.  Back on January 11th I wrote about The Villages Croquet Club highlighting one of the 3,100 social clubs we have here in The Villages.  A...
Rotary Club of the Villages Home & Garden, Chili Cook off and Craft Beer Tasting Event The Rotary Club of the Villages will be hosting their biggest fundraising event of the year on February 3rd at Lake Sumter Landing.  They are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the original chili cook off held...
Back to where it all began in The Villages, Florida!  Before there was Lake Sumter, Brownwood, Sawgrass and soon to be Eastport there was Spanish Springs.  The original square has never lost its swagger in my opinion and the developer has been sure to keep investing and upgrading the square.  The...
The past few weeks hasn’t been Chamber of Commerce days here in The Villages.  We hit 32 degrees Saturday night, has been overcast, rain and drizzle so maybe just maybe our winter is done.  December and January can remind us we have a week or two of winter here but normally by February the freeze...
8338 SE 178th Deveaux Lane, The Villages, FL:  Nestled within the scenic surroundings of The Villages, this extraordinary property stands as a testament to refined living. Its strategic placement near the Mulberry Grove shopping district, VA Center, and a diverse array of amenities ensures not ju...