Dick Betts REALTOR® The Villages, Florida

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Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting a fun couple I have been corresponding with for months at Panera’s at Lake Sumter Landing.  We never actually spoke on the phone but between comments on my Facebook Page and emails it was great to sit down and spend some time with them.  They were here on a...
09/30/2023
I love seafood, last three nights it has been seafood for dinner, scallops, shrimp and last night crab legs.  One of my favorite places to buy seafood is Shelly’s Seafood Market is located on one of the waterways to the Gulf and what you buy today was swimming this morning, right off the boat.  I...
09/29/2023
Welcome to this charming Lantana model home located in Mallory Square. Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac street just minutes away from Lake-Sumter Square, this home offers a desirable location. The expansive floor plan boasts 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a 2-car garage. As you enter, you'll notice t...
09/28/2023
Are you like me and swore you would never wear Velcro sneakers? Stripe shirt, plaid shorts and Velcro sneakers, nope, nope, nope!  Thanks to Skechers and introducing the slip ins no worry about Velcro sneakers.  Watch TV and all the jocks are advertising Skechers, I thought maybe a good solution!...
09/28/2023
Awhile back I shared that Florida was the lightning capital of the U.S and Four Corners, FL just outside of Orlando is where the most lightning occurs.  Yesterday around 5:00 we have a line of Thunderstorms roll through so what did I do?  Went outside and sat on the lanai.  Yes, I have a roof and...
09/27/2023
For many of us Villagers the one regret we have is not coming here sooner.  Looking back, I visited The Villages the first time in about 2005, I regret not moving here than as I could have.  In 2008, I moved to Florida settling in Ocala just up the road and in 2011 I moved to The Villages.  I thi...
09/26/2023
When I first moved to Florida I learned screened in porches up north were called Lanais here in Florida.  Then I had to learn a new term here in The Villages, Florida, kissing lanais which means two lanais back to back only a few feet off the property line.  Recently I visited with a couple who m...
09/25/2023
The Villages, Florida has a very diverse fan base when it comes to football both college and NFL.  As you ride around you see homes with different team flags flying, golf carts with decals and flags and on social media newbies are looking for a sports bar that supports their team.  The northern t...
09/24/2023
One thing that never gets old is giving tours of The Villages to folks that never have been here.  I’m not talking about homes rather lifestyle, the squares, the pools, the rec centers, Pickleball courts and the beauty of The Villages.  Yesterday I had two friends here for the first time and did ...
09/23/2023
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.  When I am working with investors...
09/22/2023
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Dick Betts

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