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Tourists got ripped off in Florida. The state offered refunds, but who knew? | Steve Bousquet
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Tourists got ripped off in Florida. The state offered refunds, but who knew? | Steve Bousquet

Florida is a breeding ground for more than mosquitoes. Ripoffs of all kinds thrive here. You name it. Medicare fraud, moving companies or the...

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Lottery winner plans to breathe new life into historic neighborhood that time forgot
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Lottery winner plans to breathe new life into historic neighborhood that time forgot

But lottery winner-turned-developer Miguel Pilgram, 50, wants to bring a little Memphis Blues to Fort Lauderdale's historic Sistrunk Boulevard. His...

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Tricks and tips to snap up the best bargains on designer goods at thrift stores | Doreen’s Deals
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Tricks and tips to snap up the best bargains on designer goods at thrift stores | Doreen’s Deals

I've been trolling South Florida thrift stores, stocking my closet with luxury goods. You know I never pay retail. A few recent scavenger hunts...

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‘Panic buying’ ahead of Dorian left half of gas stations without fuel
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‘Panic buying’ ahead of Dorian left half of gas stations without fuel

South Floridians were so eager to have their cars full of gas as Hurricane Dorian neared last week, they left about half of the region's gas...

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Rent prices keep rising, but here’s how some renters may finally get a break
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Rent prices keep rising, but here’s how some renters may finally get a break

South Florida's ever-rising rents can be a pain, but a wave of new apartments may help keep rent prices from skyrocketing, according to a national...

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How Broward’s oldest city could become a top destination to live, work and play
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How Broward’s oldest city could become a top destination to live, work and play

Dania Beach, Broward's oldest city, is seeing new life as a South Florida attraction - envisioning a sweeping downtown makeover project that could...

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Disney to open 25 stores inside Target this fall
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Disney to open 25 stores inside Target this fall

Target and the Walt Disney Company will open 25 Disney stores inside Target stores on Oct. 4, the companies announced Sunday. Forty more will open...

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Flagler Village: New bars, restaurants invade funky Fort Lauderdale village
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Flagler Village: New bars, restaurants invade funky Fort Lauderdale village

Even Flagler Village in Fort Lauderdale, a trendy nightlife village branding itself the next Wynwood, is not immune to the growing pains and cycles...

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Miami Dolphins break ground on new $135 million state-of-the-art training complex
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Miami Dolphins break ground on new $135 million state-of-the-art training complex

Anytime the Miami Dolphins CEO needed to go to the football side of the organization he'd have to jump on the Turnpike and head north to Davie to...

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A private company now owns part of a county park. How could that happen?
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A private company now owns part of a county park. How could that happen?

Somehow, 5 acres of a Broward County park were auctioned off last year without officials knowing, and now the winning bidder has threatened to sue...

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Macy’s brings the thrill of thrifting to South Florida department stores | Doreen’s Deals
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Macy’s brings the thrill of thrifting to South Florida department stores | Doreen’s Deals

The chains are partnering with ThredUp, the world's largest online thrift store. Cheap secondhand goods are already popping up in some South...

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Ask a real estate pro: My great condo deal could now cost me a ton of money
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Ask a real estate pro: My great condo deal could now cost me a ton of money

A: One of the most basic rules of real estate law is that you can only buy what a seller owns. When you buy a property, you get the rights and...

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Property owners hit hard by Plantation blast vow to rebuild
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Property owners hit hard by Plantation blast vow to rebuild

A month after a massive gas explosion rocked a Plantation shopping center and injured 22 people, a real estate firm vowed Monday to reopen for...

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Dirt-cheap rent in Fort Lauderdale? Artists morph empty Las Olas storefronts into funky studios
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Dirt-cheap rent in Fort Lauderdale? Artists morph empty Las Olas storefronts into funky studios

At their one-bedroom Fort Lauderdale apartment, artists Khadine and Robert Spruce constantly jockeyed for studio space. The bedroom? Off-limits ...

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Plantation’s Mercede theater will be demolished, but great memories will live on
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Plantation’s Mercede theater will be demolished, but great memories will live on

Plantation's Mercede Cinema was billed as "the most beautiful theater in Broward County" for its opening in the 1970s, presenting classic films...

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Fight against incinerator site drags on for more than 12 years
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Fight against incinerator site drags on for more than 12 years

A park their children couldn't play in. A garden that grew food they couldn't eat. A neighborhood where the fine ash used to fall like snow. Durrs...

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As big stores close, niche retailers could be coming to your neighborhood
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As big stores close, niche retailers could be coming to your neighborhood

If you live in South Florida, you may have noticed that some major chain stores such as Sears and Kmart leaving your neighborhood. At the same time...

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Ask a real estate pro: Can my neighbor keep a pet chimpanzee at home?
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Ask a real estate pro: Can my neighbor keep a pet chimpanzee at home?

A: No. The type of pets you can keep is regulated by law. Standard household pets, such as dogs and cats, are exempt, as are less common but safe...

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Apartments alongside Pompano marina to be built at Harbourside at Hidden Harbour
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Apartments alongside Pompano marina to be built at Harbourside at Hidden Harbour

"It's a nice project," said Mayor Rex Hardin of Harbourside at Hidden Harbour. Until now, "It's underutilized property along Federal Highway."...

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Adding Brightline-Virgin train station in downtown Boca Raton is a ‘no-brainer’ | Opinion
News 2 months ago
Adding Brightline-Virgin train station in downtown Boca Raton is a ‘no-brainer’ | Opinion

Nothing could be simpler for the Mayor and City Council of Boca Raton to accomplish than doing what it takes to get a Brightline (soon to be Virgin...

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Rent prices keep rising in South Florida. Check out where you’ll pay more.
News 2 months ago
Rent prices keep rising in South Florida. Check out where you’ll pay more.

In a growing sign that higher rents are tightening their grip in the suburbs, the average prices to lease an apartment in several outlying Broward...

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Ask a real estate pro: Can new landlord refuse repairs until I pay another security deposit ?
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Ask a real estate pro: Can new landlord refuse repairs until I pay another security deposit ?

A: No. When your landlord sells the home you rent, it does not affect your existing lease other than who your landlord is. The deposits, along with...

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Ask a real estate pro: Not all good fences make good neighbors
News 2 months ago
Ask a real estate pro: Not all good fences make good neighbors

A: Unless your community association rules require it, you have no legal responsibility to fence in your property. You do not have to agree to pay...

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What’s open, what’s closed in South Florida on July 4
News 2 months ago
What’s open, what’s closed in South Florida on July 4

Many government and official agencies will be closed on the July Fourth holiday. (Sun Sentinel file photo / South Florida Sun Sentinel) Here's what...

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Aston Martin’s high rise in Miami will be the tallest residential building south of New York
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Aston Martin’s high rise in Miami will be the tallest residential building south of New York

Aston Martin, the legendary British carmaker, is stepping into the real estate business in Miami with what it calls the tallest all-residential...

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Grocery delivery. Valet trash pickup. Dog walking. These aren’t your grandparents’ rental apartments.
News 2 months ago
Grocery delivery. Valet trash pickup. Dog walking. These aren’t your grandparents’ rental apartments.

South Florida apartment communities are offering more amenities and services to renters than ever before, as they work to attract consumers to...

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Ask a real estate pro: Do I have to pay landlord for leaving rental before lease was up?
News 2 months ago
Ask a real estate pro: Do I have to pay landlord for leaving rental before lease was up?

A: You owe him some money, but not nearly what he is demanding. When a tenant breaches their lease, the landlord is left with several choices. The...

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Lauderdale-by-the-Sea resort plan would cut off beach street
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Lauderdale-by-the-Sea resort plan would cut off beach street

A proposed resort on the site of a former Holiday Inn in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea would boast 207 rooms, a boardwalk for pedestrians and extend all...

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Booming Flagler Village replacing ‘old Fort Lauderdale’ feel
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Booming Flagler Village replacing ‘old Fort Lauderdale’ feel

It's a short drive from Fort Lauderdale's legendary beach and a quick walk from the illustrious entertainment on Las Olas Boulevard. And yet,...

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Tower will offer Airbnb-style home sharing in downtown Miami
News 3 months ago
Tower will offer Airbnb-style home sharing in downtown Miami

Condo owners looking to rent out their high-rise units will get their chance when Newgard Development Group builds a 48-story tower designed for...

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