Dick Betts REALTOR® The Villages, Florida

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Today I was asked about painting vinyl siding on a 2 ½ year old home I am preparing to list.  I asked why and it turns out the color so I shared about life expectancy of vinyl siding.  Most vinyl siding will last from 30 to 40 years with proper maintenance and care.  Even here in Florida for the ...
02/02/2024
It seems lately I have been called upon sadly to help out families that their parents living here in The Villages, Florida need to move on to the next chapter.  Some a spouse has passed or for health reasons it is time to return to where home was and be near family.  I can count five in the past ...
02/01/2024
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...
01/31/2024
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...
01/30/2024
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,...
01/29/2024
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...
01/28/2024
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...
01/27/2024
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...
01/26/2024
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...
01/25/2024
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...
01/24/2024
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Dick Betts

REALTOR® The Villages, Florida
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