Dick Betts REALTOR® The Villages, Florida

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I started traveling the country speaking, teaching and working trade shows and conventions 21 years ago, my subject matters include Palm Pilots (yes, I’m old), the begins of smartphones, websites, SEO, social media etc.  For many years, I would say “Drop the Gates to MLS” meaning making people gi...
10/12/2021
I do a lot with investors, I mentioned before I am on a run of four straight closing with investors.  I go the extra mile with them because many times they want more than one property or they know another investor.  I help them find renters, people to help with projects, lenders, insurance compan...
10/08/2021
Any REALTOR® can list a home, easy, right?  Contract is signed and everything agreed upon put a sign out, print up some fliers, maybe do some advertising then wait for the offers to come rolling in!  A REALTOR® who does that I call a “Me Too” agent.  I can picture an agent sitting with a prospect...
10/06/2021
I admit I monitor Facebook constantly for both business and social updates.  I belong to many groups in my local area trying to pick up a lead, give an opinion or just read.  Sometimes it can be very entertaining as I don’t get involved in arguments.  Like many of you I can trace clients back to ...
10/05/2021
I think this is the perfect time to invest in The Villages, Florida.  My last four real estate sales have been investors, three I represented the buyers and one was representing the seller.  There is a strong need for long term and short term rentals in The Villages, first lets discuss short term...
10/04/2021
The Villages announced yesterday they are going to build a new town, Middleton, Florida.  This is much needed and the first for the developer, all their efforts in the past has been building out the 55 and over community which currently has a population of over 130,000 people and plans to build a...
10/02/2021
Do you know where the most spectators watch Polo matches in the United States?  Yep, The Villages, Florida who would have thought a golf course community know worldwide as the largest.  More than 30,000 spectators crowd the Polo grounds every season in The Villages and that number includes me!  G...
10/01/2021
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
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REALTOR® The Villages, Florida
local_phone(717) 860-3107
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