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SnowCat Ridge Alpine Snow Park


COMING NOVEMBER 2020!

Snowcat Ridge is the first Florida Snow Park of its kind featuring snow tubing, snow play, and an Alpine Village.

Snowcat Ridge includes a 60-foot-tall, 400-foot-long snow tubing hill, along with a magic carpet lift which will whisk riders and their snow tubes to the top of the hill. Guests will be provided with single, tandem and 6-person family tubes to slide down the snow-covered slope.

After a few hours on the snow tubing hill, riders can make snowmen or snow castles with REAL snow inside of our snow dome. And, for the very young riders, we’ll have a child-sized version of our snow hill, located inside of our snow dome.


And if all of that sounds exciting, evenings will be magical at Snowcat Ridge, with a light show on both the snow hill and in the snow dome unlike you’ve seen anywhere else in Florida.

400-Foot-Long Snow Tubing Hill!

Snowcat Ridge will feature a 60-foot-tall, 400-foot-long snow tubing hill, along with a magic carpet lift which will whisk riders and their snow tubes to the top of the hill. The snow hill will feature real snow along with single, double and 6-person family tubes.

Snow Play Dome!

Customers will be able to make snowmen or snow castles with REAL snow inside of our snow dome. And, for the very young riders, we’ll have a child-sized version of our snow hill inside of our snow dome as well.

Alpine Village!

Visitors can enjoy a bite to eat or sip hot cocoa while relaxing by a bonfire in our Alpine Village.

4 h 1 min (272.1 mi) via I-75 N

Distance from Weston, FL to Dade City, FL

SnowCat RidgeAlpine Snow Park will be located:

PASCO County

27839 Saint Joe Road

Dade City, FL 33525


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Schools in Weston Fl.

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) 

The sixth-largest school district in the nation and the second-largest in the state of Florida.

The District is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962, and has nearly 270,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 241 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 89 charter schools.

Broward County Schools

BCPS serves a diverse student population, representing 204 different countries and 191 different languages. 

Weston maps and school boundaries

Manatee bay elementary

Gator run

Eagle point

Indian trace

Country isles

Everglades

Daily Elementary school Schedule

  • Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Student Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Middle schools on Weston, we have 2 great schools

Tequesta trace towards the north east side of Weston and falcon cove middle that service the majority of our the city

School Hours for middle school

  • Office Hours: 8:10 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.
  • Student Hours: 9:10 a.m. – 4:10 p.m.

High schools

Cypress bay high and western high school

Western high School serves the same are as te esta middle school north east Weston.

Regular class hours 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Cypress serves the majority of our city this school has

Regular class hours 7:30 am to 2:45 pm

Cypress Bay serves the majority of our kids and we are very proud to be number six.

Cypress Bay ranked number six in the niche which is US Department of Education ranking system based on test’s course, rating of the school and all those things. we’re very proud to have that school here in our town because it’s an amazing, Awesome school and we are super proud to be part of that.

Thank you for your support, I am happy to be able to share this content with you … Until next time

Natalia

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Weston Florida Town Center

#WestonFlorida #TownCenter

Have you heard of Weston Town Center …

If you are looking for a fun place to enjoy shopping, dining, and entertainment, Weston Town Center is the place for you.

Weston town center has an amazing variety of restaurants from fine dining to more easy going family places to spend the afternoon, have some ice cream, ladies night out and many more…

If you want to know more about Weston florida Check out my video up here where I talked about this amazing city

Weston town center host a number of signature events throughout the year. From LIVE Music events, to their Annual Food & Wine Festival, Weston Town Center always has fun in store for the entire family. Visit the SPECIAL EVENTS page for more information on these upcoming events.

I have the link in the description box, also in there don’t forget to check the photo gallery of all of the events.

Weston Town Center gallery

Very important also, there a little bit of everything Beauty spots, an amazing place for pets, Men stores, barber shop, jewelry, cleaners, Urgent care and a variety of doctors and options and off course financials institutions to make our lives a little easier

Don’t forget the amazing signature events troughtout the year, they are some much fun.

Friday Night Artisan Market

Craft and Talent Show

FREE MUSIC

FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

I have an announcement to make, coming soon to Town Center … Yeiiii

YUM Korea for a fresh, healthy dining experience that merges delicious Korean food and culture.

Also Granier Bakery and cafe to discover and enjoy a new European dining experience serving European style breakfasts accompanied by a large variety of pastries.

Please feel free to ask any questions in the comments below.

I try to answer all of the comments, I get personally, or click on the link below to go directly my website, social media, blog post where I’ve got tons more Information, links to various resources around town, and I’d be happy to connect with you that way as well.

hopefully, I can answer some questions about Weston for you.

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Why you should get pre-approved for a home loan?

There are a couple of main reasons

You want to know exactly what you can qualify for.

There is no point in going out looking at houses if you really don’t know what your budget is and the last thing you want to do is go out and find the home of your dreams then submit an application to a lender and find out that you don’t qualify for that much so we want to find out what your budget is up front.

Pre- approval letter example

We want to know what the monthly payments are going to be.

For instance if you say I do not want to have a monthly payment higher than 1,500 a month we need to know what that equates to as far as a purchase price so that when you’re home shopping you are comfortable with what your monthly payments are going to be just because you’re approved for 700,000 dollars doesn’t mean you need to spend that much.

When you are submitting your offer to a seller you don’t look like a very serious buyer.

If you’re not already pre-approved, if we don’t know that you’re qualified to get that loan, then it looks like you haven’t really done your homework. You’re still at the beginning of your shopping home buying process, you’re just not a very serious buyer to that seller and if they’re getting multiple offers, you’re not qualified the house of dreams will be someone else’s home.

The process to get pre-approved is very simple … Don’t waste your time looking for a house without this important step, it will only take a few minutes of your time and it will save you many heartaches in the process.

This is what a mortgage lender will normally ask you for:

  • Copy of driver license
  • Social security information
  • Previous 2 months bank statements
  • (2) Most recent paystubs
  • Tax Returns / W2 (recent 2 years)
  • Basic information about you.

This may vary from lender to lender and depends of your situation, if a foreigner, buying under a corporation etc…

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Moving to Weston, Florida

Reason number one – Weston has the most amazing SUNSETS

Number two – there are plenty of jobs available here.

I have a link below for the Weston chamber of commerce were you can search for local jobs available

https://web.westonflchamber.com/jobbank/applicantlistings.aspx

The Weston Chamber of Commerce has listed all of the major employers in the area on their website as you can see.

Number three – Weston is very friendly family town

Number four – Everglades are a hidden treasure Full of happy and friendly creatures

Here are some of the closets sites to have your everglades tour

Number five – The weather is awesome!

The average temperature in Florida is really high off course but half of our city is surrounded by everglades…therefore it is some degrees lower than the rest of South Florida

Number six – Safest place to live

Weston is the third-safest city in the entire country, according to a report from security system review site SafeHome.com.

“As with most other cities that rank as the safest in their state, Weston has a high median income of $93,553 per household,” it said.

https://www.bestplaces.net/cost_of_living/city/florida/weston

Number seven – we have some awesome killer parks

Number eight – The school system is one of the top

The City of Weston has quality Broward County Public Schools that … that achieve an “A” grade annually in the Florida School Grades assessment by the

” The City of Weston is consistently lauded for the quality education available in our community. The pubic schools that serve Weston consistently achieve high performance ratings in the annual State of Florida Standards Assessment. Private schools round out additional options for education from preschool through 12th grade.  “

https://www.westonfl.org/residents/schools

Number nine – The beautiful landscape of weston

Weston is a master planned suburban community in Broward County, Florida, United States. … (develope by arvida known for developing Walt Disney World)

And the last but certainly not least – centrally Located to the most attractive tourist destinations

Well there you go! Those are our 10 reasons Why you should definitely consider moving to Weston, Florida.

Please feel free to ask any questions in the comments below.

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How much does it cost to sell a house?

Do you know the typical expenses when selling your house?

#1 expense paying the real estate agent

Assuming that you’re going to get a real estate agent you need to pay a percentage previously agreed with that agent based on the sales price of the house, if the buyer comes represented by an agent; your agent, the one selling the house has to share the commission with that buyer’s agent; we don’t keep everything to ourselves, also that commission has to be split with our broker, the marketing campaigns and with the buyer’s agent…

#2 expense paying the property taxes

PROPERTY TAXES in Broward County become due November 1st, must be paid no later than March 31st, and become delinquent if not paid before April 1st.

Property taxes normally are paid in advance so you only pay for the months you lived in the property, on the closing date; the months that you paid in advance will be reimbursed to you, the title company will issue a credit on the final Statement showing a credit to the seller and a debit to the buyer. Now it will be “the buyers” the new owner’s responsibility to pay those taxes.

#3 expense contribution towards closing costs

This might be something that the buyers ask for; it is not always the case but normally they will ask for a three thousand to five thousand dollar contribution towards closing cost, it is on you, but it’s just something for you to keep in mind, they might also ask for a home warranty insurance, it is an insurance that is paid for a year, it is between $1,000 in $2,000 dollars, this type of insurance typically covers appliances, AC unit, termites, mold etc., it depends on what you are looking for or what the buyers are requesting, this is some “piece of mind” for them, to make sure it’s all working while they are adjusting.

…. you might thinking I’m going to do it on my own I’m just going to buy my sign, I will stick it on my yard and I’ll do the work; that’s not always the case, think about this, if you put for sale by owner sign people that is attracted to that sign is looking for a bargain it’s looking for a cheap house, it’s looking for a house that it’s probably not in the best condition; You value your property, you want all your equity in return and no because you want to save a very small percentage you need to sacrifice selling your house for what is worth, and keep in mind that you have to spend time your time showing your property, maybe working on hosting an open house, sending Flyers, doing the online marketing, among others, all those things will have to be on you and most likely you don’t have the resources and the time to do so..

REMEMBER not because your neighbor said that he sold his house for $700,000 dollars, the house is worth $700,000 dollars, he might have sold his house for $725, $745 sometimes we’re not always on point when we talk about numbers like that and probably his house was 700,000 dollars but your house has a beautiful patio, a beautiful kitchen a new bathroom and is not worth $700,000 dollars it might be $750, $780.

Please if you want a free home analysis don’t hesitate to contact me; it will be my pleasure to speak to you and let you know exactly what your house is worth, if it’s the right moment to sell or if it’s best for your to wait.

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Weston, Florida

Where is Weston, Fl. Located?

Weston Florida is located in the west side of #Broward it was established in 1996 pretty much built by a builder called ARVIDA.

Very known for the mazing schools, the beautiful landscapes and the amazing homes; population is about 70,000 people right now.

How far is Weston from:

Naples, FL.

  • 1 hour and 30 minutes away from Weston
  • Number one retirement spot in the country
  • America’s best beaches
  • Reputation as a golf capital of the world

Las Olas Boulevard, Fl.

  • Less than one hour away from Weston
  • Well known for its beautiful beaches
  • Amazing restaurants
  • Fantastic ambience overall

Miami Beach, Fl.

  • Less than one hour away from Weston
  • Founded by a woman
  • One of the warmest locations in winter in the whole United States

Orlando Florida

  • 3 hours and 30 minutes from Western
  • 60 million visitors every year
  • Famous theme parks
  • Shopping malls and
  • Golf courses

Key West

  • 3 hours and 30 minutes away from Western
  • 90 miles away from Cuba
  • Home to famous writers
  • Fantastic nightlife

Fort Lauderdale Airport is the closest airport to Weston, approximate 25 minutes away.

Miami Airport, 45 minutes away.

There’s a lot more to know about Weston, Florida… the amazing sunsets, state parks and the everglades.

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Do you need a Real Estate Agent?

Buying and selling real estate is something that we all feel we can do on our own. Whether you are in the market for your very first house or you’re planning to leave your present one or looking for property for new business venture you may be pondering whether or not it is important to have a real estate agent. If you have no real idea about buying and selling of property, it is best left to the professional. Here are some reasons why you need a real estate agent.

Creating real value in property and places.

When it comes to buying and selling property if you have no experience or education in it always leave it to the professional. Sometimes we think that we can do it ourselves, but the truth is we will make mistakes and it could cost us a lot of money. It is better to trust someone who has the experience and education in this market than to go it alone. Real estate agents are has extensive knowledge about the real estate market after undergoing several real estate courses such as the pre-license 63-hour course and the post-license 45-hour course.

Pre-license 63-hour course and the post-license 45-hour course followed by the State exam.

Real estate agents have access to more information and search tools than the average person. Real estate professionals have some of the best professional networking skills around. They are in constant contact with others who may be looking for property or wanting to sell something. Individuals just do not have that kind of time to do the research or seek out all of these people. Networking is something that is needed in this market and these skills should not be taken for granted. Another big perk that you receive through them is the fact that they are privy to various websites that offer them quick, reliable information. They can post their house listings on websites that are only accessed by agents and potential buyers. These websites will not only be viewed by potential buyers, but will also be looked at by other agents. Many of the companies also offer professional photographs that you can look on in order to decide which property would be best for you.

Multiple Listing Services

When a state licensed real estate agent comes into picture, then the purchase contract will be made standard keeping in mind the seller’s and buyer’s side. A real estate agent has comprehensive understanding on how to handle a variety of documents such as legal documents. Paperwork by the volumes is part of the job description of this professional. If anyone tells you they do not have to go through a lot of paperwork they would be lying. Volumes of papers must be gone through to make sure everything is perfect before a contract can be executed. This is a part of their job that is very time consuming. Many people cannot handle this and that is why they hire a professional to take care of it. They will be apprised on all the terminology related to the documents and could help you through the process by explaining step-by-step, what needs to take place in order to have successfully completed your purchase. They can also offer you their knowledge of any guidelines that may be attached to the area where you are considering settling in.

Nnegotiation skills and confidentiality

Most agents have great negotiation skills and confidentiality. This is something many people do not possess. A real estate agent is always well-equipped with information regarding the homes and buildings and the surrounding area. They are also very well-versed in what prices are available for the properties you are planning to purchase. Realtors are great at revealing the market conditions, which will guide your buying or selling decision. Among the data that will have a large influence on what you will decide to do includes median and average sale price, average per square foot cost of comparable homes, ratios of list-to-sold prices and average days on market.

These professionals can take any attachment out of the situation and get the best possible deals for you. Most individuals who may give this a try might not be able to remove that emotional attachment. It is in their best interest to ensure that both the buyer and the seller are getting what they need therefore, they will do their best to negotiate a price that works for you. Allowing them to do this will offer you the opportunity to understand the thoughts of the seller without having to be directly involved thus eliminating some of the stress that may be associated with such a purchase. If you would like to learn more about buying and selling your property through a real estate agent, contact me, I am here to help you understand your needs.

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Our House Project

With very little money to start fixing our first house, we came across an unlimited number of small issues to be solved, the things that are very important and can’t wait and those that although they are not necessary are in the category of “we have to do them as soon as possible” but before this we need to get the money. In our favor Hubby is the best of all when we talk about creating, building, fixing and inventing if he needs to; everything you want to change in a house he can do and this is priceless.
The house was small without much to say, normal like any other house but it had enormous potential and so we began our project.
We knocked down walls, night after night, with the little I could help him, we took bags of debris, tons of them.
we bought our beautiful kitchen at IKEA it was around 400 small pieces that almost filled the living room and the dining room “a project to do it yourself, if you manage not to freak out” the carpet was a big challenge we found, but it was imperative that this thing had to go, we manage to live with cement floors for a while, as we figured out how to buy something that fit the budget, but it was achieved. Long and exhausting process but the purchase that had everything in it to be a fiasco in September 2009 had become a gold mine by the end of 2011.
Funny enough the economy against us due to the housing bubble starting in 2006-2007 and drastically getting worse by 2012, was in our favor, this little house that we struggled so hard to get and cost us much work puts us in a good state at the end of 2011 given us more than 100k earnings with an investment in improvements of about 30k was now the opportunity to look for something better, a little bigger maybe with the pool that hubby so desperate desired. the property was put for sale the 25th and by the 29th was already sold, it was love at first sight, the new owners wanted to buy the house and move in immediately so we packed all our stuff we put them in a POD storage; left us looking for a place to rent while we searched for our new house ..
We spent 4 long months in our rental apartment we waited a little longer than expected but it was worth it, well at first I didn’t see it this way and after living in the dust and construction for several months what I wanted was the house of ” “My dreams” a new place, clean and ready to live…. But again, my vision was a little optimistic as well as elusive because in the neighborhood I wanted to live with the conditions I wanted to have based on our income and everything that involves buying a house with those features was too difficult. Among so many houses that we saw without much luck we arrived at a house with pool such as the one “hubby” had wanted, this time the house had appliances and nothing was to be missing at the time of the closing, it had only a small detail the house was unlivable, occupied by a couple of dogs abandoned at the mercy of their owner who lived alone with them for several years without any maintenance; the pool was already overrun with toads and their particular green color made me vomit just thinking about living there. Trust me, hubby said “it has potential” “you have to be objective” but I couldn’t see it and it was completely closed to all kinds of possibilities to live there and of course…. we would have to keep living in a rental for a few more months because there was no possible way to live there… but, at the need to give up and let hubby handle things and I accepted to get the house with the pool something close to the movie “lake Noir”. once again, the new house, clean, picture-perfect was slipping out of my hands…. and after 6 long months, we were able to move in… Unlike our first purchase, we had money to make the necessary arrangements, the house had to be renovated from head to toe but it was wonderful to be able to enjoy it and have the satisfaction that our house with a pool came into our lives…

Potential is a priceless treasure, like gold. (Joyce Meyer

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Slowly but Surely

Along the way, you meet people that instead of, adding to your life, they just make it a bit complicated I must say, But, just when you feel hopeless and frustrated, that person the one you always hope to meet… shows you the way.

I can’t even remember how we met this guys, but for sure he is one of the honest and transparent business driven guy I’ve ever met, let’s call him our “premier help” (because I will mention him in several occasions here and everywhere) but I can assure you that, this man changed our lives…. Not only for facilitating everything, but for his most wanted short of speak “qualities” his love and passion for what he does.

Having said that, all our struggles paying rent year after year, finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel, when the Obama administration approved the federal first-time home buyer tax credit to help with the financial crisis in 2008. It was as if, the universe was waiting for the right moment to grant us what we where wishing for, silently, I never lost hope (even though hubby was in denial). So, we purchased our first home.

Small house, full of potential “that is what hubby said” I was happy with the location and grateful to have a place to call home. About the potential of the house, hum, I was not exactly sure, I must say, carpet everywhere “in Florida” really, colorful walls and to top it all, all appliances were taken by the previous owner stating that the realtor and her had made an arrangement. It was a punch in our faces, for starters.

Ignorance is bliss, but when pursuing life goals we require a certain level of experience and thus, a certain level of time and knowledge, in our case we had NONE, that is why, our desire, desperation and lack of knowledge did not played good in our favor. oh well… Karma is a b.. and the same way tax credit came to us knocking in our door, appliances, paint and new floors were installed little by little, all full of love and sacrifice.

That is how we had the opportunity to own our first home, the house that opened up a lot of possibilities and dreams thereafter…