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Pembroke Falls Open House

Join Pilar and The Moscoso Group- Keller Williams Realty this Saturday, September 26th, between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at our Pembroke Falls Open House and see this Renovated “Captiva” model in Edgewater.

See you Tomorrow!

Call for more information 954-438-0345

Glennon Open House-9.26

Pembroke Falls Food Truck Event

Hop on The Moscoso Trolley  & Come to the Food Truck Event

Wednesday, September 2nd
5pm – 9pm

Food Trucks  /  FREE Beer  /  Water   /  Music  /  Game Trucks /  Laser Tag 

*** Come Early and Meet The Moscoso Group. Sign-up to Win Great Prizes ***

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Sponsored by: 

Your Pembroke Falls Experts 

Pilar and The Moscoso Real Estate Group – Keller Williams Realty. 

Selling Homes in our Neighborhood since 1997!

Top Cities to Live in Florida

There are many great reasons to move to Florida: miles of pristine coastline, breathtaking sun-kissed beaches, gorgeous surroundings, a vibrant culture, and all the unforgettable activities in Miami and the Keys.

If you’re planning to relocate to the Sunshine State, take a look at what these fantastic neighborhoods have to offer.

Fort Meyers: Sun, fun, and culture

Fort Meyers boasts a small-town atmosphere combined with the best amenities a Florida city has to offer. The city is home to a ton of cultural events such as the Music Walk, Art Walk, Art Fest Fort Meyers, and more.
Residents here get to enjoy quick access to some of the best venues for boating and fishing, as well as popular beaches such as Sanibel Beach and the Cativa Beaches.

Pembroke Pines: One of the safest neighborhoods

With small-town charm and gorgeous surroundings, the award-winning community of Pembroke Pines is considered one of the safest and most desirable cities in Florida. The place is breathtaking, with over 28 scenic parks, lush landscapes, and beautiful tree-lined streets. At the same time, Pembroke Pines is minutes away from office districts, restaurants, and shopping and entertainment hubs.

Longwood: Family friendly

If you’re looking for a place that’s more family oriented than most, the suburban city of Longwood is the community for you. Compared to other cities in Florida, Longwood has a relatively small population of around 13,000.
Most of its residents are composed of families, making it one of the region’s best places to raise children.

Miami: Something for everyone

Want to live in a city that has something for everyone? You’ll find a dizzying array of things to do and places to go to in Miami. Whether you’re looking for beaches, high-end shopping centers, five star restaurants, or exclusive clubs, Miami has it all. The city is one of the country’s top tourist destinations, and it’s not hard to see why.

Broward County Public Schools

The sixth largest public school system in the country and the second largest in Florida, Broward County Public Schools or BCPS serves 238 educational institutions along with 99 charter schools. Established in 1915, BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. It currently has over 260,000 students and 175,000 adult students. BCPS features one of the most diverse, multicultural student populations in the country, with more than 200 countries represented by its students.

Three-Year Strategic Plan

Led by a new superintendent and several new board members, BCPS started a three-year strategic plan in 2012 designed to help every student reach their highest potential. The plan’s objective is to focus on every level of education, from early childhood all the way through high school, to ensure that all students have the right knowledge and experience that will lead them to success after high school.

The plan focuses on three primary goals: high-quality instruction, continuous improvement, and effective communication. Through the plan, the district hopes to improve its four-year graduation rate by 90 percent and increase the number of college and career-ready graduates by 80 percent in 2015.

To further inspire its students, the school district will promote its achievements on TV, radio, print, and social media.

Schools in Pembroke Falls

The community of Pembroke Falls is proud to have three excellent public schools served by Broward County Public Schools.

These schools are:

  • Lakeside Elementary School
    900 NW 136th Avenue, Pembroke Pines
  • Walter C. Young Middle School
    901 NW 129th Avenue, Pembroke Pines
  • Charles W. Flanagan High School
    12800 Taft Street, Pembroke Pines

If you’re looking to enroll your child, all three schools provide quality education for Pembroke Falls residents. They have an excellent curriculum, top-notch facilities, and outstanding faculty and personnel.

Book Review: Flip by Rick Villani and Clay Davis

Flip: How to Find, Fix, and Sell Houses for Profit by Rick Villani and Clay Davis is an excellent read, whether you’re new to real estate or a seasoned pro.

It provides plenty of helpful insights for those looking to invest in property that requires some TLC.

You’ll learn if a piece of property is worth your investment. You’ll also be able to avoid the many potential pitfalls that come with flipping a house.

An Indispensable Guide

Even if you’ve never ventured into real estate before, you’ll be surprised at how easy it is to understand the steps involved in fixing a house and selling it for profit.

I liked how the authors were careful not to overwhelm their readers, neatly dividingthe various aspects of real estate investing and presenting them in easy to digest, bite-sized chunks.

As you read through the detailed step-by-step guides, you’ll begin to develop a strategy that will have you analyzing each investment like an expert.

Refer to the guides often to eliminate the guess work and pave your own path to success.

Helpful and Honest

Yet, in no way does the book sugarcoat that fact that flipping homes is tough work.

What it does is guide potential investors so they don’t dive headfirst into perceived opportunities, and regret their decision afterwards.

There are personal stories that illustrate the roller coaster ride involved in each investment – all the risks, challenges, frustrations, rewards, and celebrations.

These real life scenarios foster an airtight approach to investing, showing reader show to take multiple paths leading towards a perfect purchase.

Entertaining

I cannot recommend this book highly enough.

Not only is it extremely helpful, but it’s very entertaining as well. It’s the type of book that’s very hard to put down.

If you plan on flipping properties, read Flip first.

Nature Preserves and Nature Parks in Pembroke Pines

In previous posts, we already talked about the Hugh Taylor Birch State Recreation Area, which has an intense concentration of wildlife. This former sprawling estate has been converted and divided into 4 different eco-zones. You can rent a canoe for a mile-long ride down a freshwater lagoon or simply try your luck fishing at the seawall. For horticultural enthusiasts, two short trails are planted with the local vegetation. Who knows? Along the way one or several of the 200 bird species may accompany you along the way with their remarkable songs. There is also a paved park road for wheeled visitors in skates or bicycles.

The Chapel Trail Park Nature Preserve covers a vast expanse of 450 acres. Its most prominent feature is the wetland ecosphere, providing an interesting first-hand experience of how this delicate environment works. The almost-hidden lives of birds, deer, marsh rabbits, alligators, other reptiles and fish are all intertwined in a critical balance. This preserve brings home the point of how important it is for all of Florida – and the rest of the country – to safeguard this natural balance. Although there is no admission fee, canoe rentals are $7 per hour all the way to $25 for the whole day.

As one of the oldest botanical gardens in Florida, the Flamingo Gardens has more open exhibits of plants and local wildlife, most notable among which are,of course, the pink flamingos in their elegant bright pink plumage. Its 60 acres house more that 3000 tropical to subtropical species. Flamingo Gardens is built around nature’s own bounty, and features one of the remaining natural and untouched old jungle growth in South Florida. These include some of the oldest trees in the area, including a “unique hammock” of 2-century-old oaks. It’s unique Wray Home, the original residence of Floyd and Jane Wray, is a now a museum that captures 1930s Floridian life and all the issues that the era shared with the rest of America.

Family-Friendly Places in Pembroke Pines

Pembroke Pines has a strong sense of community that is built on the strength of the family. And so it boasts several public spaces that are designed around wholesome activities the whole family can share. Here are just some of many venues to enjoy and build memories in.

Family Fun Centers

In Pembroke Pines you are surrounded by different sports and activities, with new ones springing up daily. In addition to baseball, basketball, football and other traditional sports, more unusual activities like capoeira and parkour also have their followers.

This could be the perfect place to find a sports program or mentor for your kids in their favorite sports. You could also find something everyone in the family can do on or in the water such as scuba diving or fishing.

Playgrounds

You want your kids to run and play to their hearts content and there are plenty of venues for that in Pembroke Pines. You shouldn’t have to worry too much either since the city’s playgrounds have been built with child safety and fun in mind, which is especially important for younger children.

We like the atmosphere at Jumping Jelly Beans (1250 E Hallandale Beach FL 3309, Telephone: [954] 458-3737) for toddlers and preschoolers. For older and more adventurous children, visit the Blue Moon Outdoor Center (3400 NE 163rd St, North Miami Beach, FL 33160, Telephone [305] 957-3058) that offers to show you and the family “the real South Florida” through stand up paddle boarding, mountain biking, and boating.

Picnic Places

Sometimes you just want to enjoy some quieter times amidst wide-open and pleasant surroundings. And there are few places that can match Pembroke Pines when it comes to the range and diversity of its picnic venues.

Most public parks, nature preserves and other outdoor areas welcome family picnics. You will find various facilities such as clean and safe public restrooms, picnic tables, and specially zoned areas that allow no motor traffic and noise. Relax. You and your family have earned it.