Dick Betts REALTOR® The Villages, Florida

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Here is a chance to see fireworks by golf cart the weekend before July 4th.  Last year I believed was the first year the Town of Lady Lake had fireworks, or at least in recent memory.  Our viewing spot is around the driving range on Rolling Acres Road at the soccer fields.  Many of you were not f...
06/20/2024
Few years ago, Michelle and I went to St Augustine for the fireworks after hearing so many reviews on how great they are.  It is worth the trip and spend an extra day or two exploring the oldest city in Florida founded in 1565.  St Augustine is about 100 mikes from The Villages.  Here is some inf...
06/19/2024
For months I have been interested in learning more about swim/spas finally I had the opportunity to go to Spa Kingdom in Fruitland Park.  I sent a client to Spa Kingdom a few weeks ago, have a client coming this week to The Villages that is interested in a swim/spa and yet another past client who...
06/18/2024
On Friday evening I received the first phone call, somebody sitting in front of one of my listings looking for Barbara.  The listing has my magnetic sign on the garage with my name and number.  The caller explained he was looking for Barbara who was selling a car and gave the address of my listin...
06/17/2024
One thing I believe that makes The Villages, Florida so unique is the over 3,000 resident managed social clubs.  You have an interest there is good chance there is a social club already in place, if not find some like-minded people and start your own. One of the social clubs is The Villages Air G...
06/16/2024
The other night Michelle and I visited Blondie’s the new outdoor bar at Spanish Springs Square here in The Villages, Florida.  It had been open only 4 days and we wanted to check it out.  We got there about 8:00 pm and listened to the band playing on the square.  The place is nice, great service ...
06/15/2024
Back in 2018 when we built our paver patio, I started reminiscing of some of the tropical paradises I have visited in my past and many of them had fire and water features.  I sent Michelle a picture and said we should do this; it was from a beachfront hotel in Hawaii.  She responded great let’s g...
06/14/2024
What’s the best video doorbell and camera system?  I can only talk about two systems and looking there are many more.  My system I have a Ring Doorbell and Two Google Nest Cameras plus the Nest WIFI router and a Nest WIFI point (kind of like an extender).  Good thing is Ring works with Google Hom...
06/13/2024
If you have driven around The Villages, Florida from late spring until fall you see plenty of Crepe Myrtles.  Throughout the Southern United States, the Crepe Myrtle is popular due to its lush foliage, long blooming season, and striking bark textures have made it a favorite among homeowners and l...
06/12/2024
Every year our neighbor has an Easter Party which includes an Easter Egg Hunt.  About 20 people gather at their home and at some point, the host hides plastic Easter Eggs around the adjacent homes.  Some of the eggs have candy and a few have grand prizes, one year I found the egg that the paper i...
06/11/2024
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Dick Betts

REALTOR® The Villages, Florida
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