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Meet Darren Thompson from Dick’s Service Station: SFGN Barber of the Year 2019

It was a rainy saturday in late February when I met with Darren at his shop, Dick’s Service Station. When I showed up, each station was occupied by a client with several more waiting to be seen. Dick’s is a barber shop / salon in downtown Oakland Park which specializes in mens’ haircuts and is […]

Benefits of Urban Living vs. Suburban Living

What do you think of when someone mentions urban living? Do you have an opinion about suburban living? The majority of Americans live in one of these two types of communities, however many of us give little thought to why we are living where we are. We are not trapped in one or the other, […]

A Condo, Townhome or House? Making the Right Decision

Most people know that we live in a relatively expensive part of the country. Rents are high, home prices are higher than in most other parts of the country, and homeowner’s insurance is higher due to our risk of hurricanes. Growing Vertically Here in South Florida we enjoy an almost perfect climate. We are the […]

Buying a Home? Learn the Importance of a Pre-Approval

Buying a home can be a daunting task. For most of us, a home purchase represents the largest financial transaction we’ll ever undertake. And a house is not just a piece of areal estate – it is home, where we will live our daily lives and make special memories. Since most of us won’t pay […]

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