Dick Betts REALTOR® The Villages, Florida

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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...
01/23/2024
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...
01/23/2024
Oh, yes just ride around The Villages, Florida.  All driveways here are concrete and people aren’t happy with just concrete, we not only have painted driveways but driveways with murals, compasses even house numbers painted on the concrete not to mention painted borders, two tone driveways and th...
01/22/2024
Saturday morning, we had an appointment at the southern tip of The Villages actually in Coleman a small town on the south border.  Done with the appointment and it is 12:30, need lunch, question now is where?  Fenney Grill from Farm to Table was the choice, I believe the southernmost dining optio...
01/21/2024
This week a family member needed a ride to an eye appointment and I offered to drive.  We walked in and the receptionist said the doctor was expected to arrive in about 30 minutes and the appointment would take about 30 minutes so I had some time on my hands.  The appointment was at the Spanish P...
01/20/2024
First I blew it on Gasparilla in Tampa the Children’s Parade is Saturday the 20th with the main parade Saturday the 27th.  If you planned on going you might want to change your plans.Next the reminder, our Super Bowl Party on February 11th and yes, I double checked the dates.  Here’s the info I s...
01/19/2024
Let’s see we started with what you want as far as Lifestyle which helps decide location so step three the home.  Will it be block stucco or vinyl or doesn’t it matter? Three bedrooms or two?  Do you want a golf cart garage?  Are you into outside living or do you plan on sitting inside all the tim...
01/18/2024
That is a question I get regularly and my answer is “the area you decide is the nicest”.  Don’t bother going on one of The Facebook groups in The Villages and ask because you will get all the different villages about 80 of them.  The next question I am asked what about you where do you live and n...
01/17/2024
When you have a community of 155,000 people living in the same area from all over the country it is not surprising we probably have NFL fans for all 32 teams!  With the playoffs starting some of those fans are on a mission to find just the right sports bar to watch the games.  There is one place ...
01/16/2024
Did you know many Villagers purchase three homes while living in The Villages, Florida?  That is amazing when you consider the average age of a Villager buying a home is somewhere in the 60’s. The reasons vary but let me share what I see the most.  You buy your first house maybe something around ...
01/15/2024
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Dick Betts

REALTOR® The Villages, Florida
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