Dick Betts REALTOR® The Villages, Florida

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How in the world is The Villages the “Fastest Growing Metro Area”, one person or couple moves here, they tell friends and family, they move here, they tell friends and family, they move here, that is how The Villages keeps growing!Being a REALTOR® I see this first hand, recently I had a client wh...
09/30/2021
We move to new hometowns and never take the time to learn our new hometown history, but you know so much and proud of your hometown you grew up in!  In the case of The Villages, Florida it has a very short history, Harold Schwartz decided in the 70’s to buy a mobile home park in the middle of a p...
09/29/2021
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I started a few weeks ago exchanging emails with a buyer from Chicagoland who is considering calling The Villages, Florida home in the near future.  We met on his first full day of them being here on a short Lifestyle Visit.  We met for coffee first thing in the morning with a list of Open Houses...
09/28/2021
Have I mentioned how much I love living in Central Florida?  Even better have I mention how much I enjoy our seasons?  Many of you think we don’t have seasons here but we do, this past winter we had 4 days of winter which is getting into the 30’s!  We do have a fall season here you just need to l...
09/27/2021
I have been so fortunate this year to work some great buyers, sellers and recently investors who see the true value of living or investing in The Villages.  Many of these people have become so much more than clients but friends.  For many of my clients it ends a chapter of their life or begins a ...
09/22/2021
Congratulations to my buyers Danny and Nina from New York City on purchasing their first investment home in The Villages, Florida.  Last month Danny, Nina and their friend Jack spent 4 days with me touring and getting to know The Villages.  Jack bought a home when they returned and Danny and Nina...
07/26/2021
Welcome to the rolling hills of Clermont, just a short drive to Orlando and theme parks.  This home has so much to offer a family with four bedrooms and three bathrooms, large lanai with a pool.  You notice the curb appeal as you pull into the paver driveway and walk up the sidewalk to this custo...
07/01/2021
The current buying trend is effecting The Villages but not every price range.  Recently I have been working with buyers with a wide range of what they wanted to spend on a home, one $225,000 to $275,000, another $275,000 to $375,000 and one willing to go to $800,000.  I was successful with anothe...
06/23/2021
Have any of you noticed a rapid decline in battery life?  No, it’s not the phone or the battery it’s us.  If you are like me we are doing more virtual showing than ever before.  With this market being so hot and me sitting in The Villages, Florida and 75% of my buyers are somewhere else we have n...
06/18/2021
Let me introduce who I am and what I offer, I am a REALTOR® which some people refer to as an Outside Realtor or MLS Realtor and not affiliated with The Villages Real Estate division.  I can list and sell preowned homes in The Villages and surrounding areas.  I have 21 years of experience in the r...
06/14/2021
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Dick Betts

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