Hurricanes and the Real Estate Market

It has been a tough hurricane season so far. Hurricane Irma was the most intense storm to hit South Florida since Wilma in 2005. Irma forced the largest evacuation in Florida’s history and caused widespread damage throughout the state, especially in the Florida Keys....

Bugfest By The Sea 2015

The Best Lobster Mini Season Event Starts This Weekend Spiny Lobster Mini Season is almost here and that means it is time for Bugfest, Florida’s premiere mini season event. If you like eating spiny lobster, catching spiny lobster, scuba diving, snorkeling or...

The Value of Waterfront Property in Fort Lauderdale

Owning waterfront property can be a very rewarding experience, but is it worth the price? For true water enthusiasts the premium paid for the waterfront lifestyle is well worth it. Personally I can’t imagine living anywhere else and the lifestyle that we enjoy in NE...

Turtle Nesting Season 2015 in Broward County

Watch Out For Sea Turtle Nests If you’ve been to the beach in South Florida recently then perhaps you have noticed a turtle nest or two recently. Its that time of year when we need to keep an eye out for the sea turtles we share our beaches with. Several species...

Fort Lauderdale Ranked Fifth Greenest Mid-Size City

Fort Lauderdale Ranks Well in Walk Score, Public Parks and Recycling MyLife.com started with 189 mid-sized cities and then ranked them based on: Number of public parks Number of recycling centers Environmentally conscious commuters Walk Score from www.walkscore.com...

Turtle Season Returns to South Florida 2014

Every March as the winter season starts to wind down and the snow birds start heading back up north we welcome a very different visitor to our beaches in the Fort Lauderdale area. Several species of sea turtles come to South Florida every year to nest and if...

Manatee Season Begins in Fort Lauderdale Area

Season in Broward County runs November 15th to March 31st Just like the many residents of our northern states that migrate to South Florida, the manatees have begun their annual migration. Manatee season started yesterday, meaning slower speeds in our inland waterways...

Green Sea Turtles Nest at Record Levels in 2013

Mostly Good News for Florida Turtles The state of Florida announced that record numbers of our endangered Green Sea Turtles are laying eggs on Florida beaches this year. Reports indicate that Broward County is also on this upward trend with strong numbers of green sea...

Fort Lauderdale In Top 100 Best Places to Live

According to a report by Livability.com and data collected by the Martin Prosperity Institute and Ipsos Public Affairs, Fort Lauderdale, FL is listed as number 24 on the list of “Top 100 Best Places to Live” in the nation. Cities were ranked based on 8...

Watching Isaac – Are You Prepared?

If you are a storm watcher like me then you know we have Tropical Depression Nine out there in the Atlantic, and it is likely we will have Tropical Storm Isaac by the end of the day. What is different about Isaac? Well, its the first storm of the season that is headed...
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